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Aid to Haiti Speeds Up, But Delays Mar Effort

Wall Street Journal - Steve Stecklow, Charles Forelle - ‎27 minutes ago‎
One week after an earthquake pulverized Haiti, emergency supplies of water, food and medicine are beginning to reach large numbers of the country's desperate survivors.

Massachusetts Senate election could be harbinger for health care

Washington Post - Dan Balz, Chris Cillizza - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Democrat Martha Coakley's struggle to stave off a potentially devastating defeat in Tuesday's special Senate election in Massachusetts marks a critical turning point in the year-long debate about national health-care ...

3 Shot Near Martin Luther King Events in San Antonio

FOXNews - ‎59 minutes ago‎
SAN ANTONIO - Three people have been wounded when gunfire erupted near crowds attending Martin Luther King Jr. holiday activities in San Antonio.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day events Fort Worth Star Telegram

Taliban Attack Kabul

Wall Street Journal - Yaroslav Trofimov, Alan Cullison - ‎2 hours ago‎
KABUL—The Taliban launched a coordinated attack on the Afghan capital Monday, paralyzing the city for most of the day as militants set off explosions, took over buildings and attempted to disrupt the ...
Kabul's day of terror The Guardian

UN Chief Asks Security Council to Authorize More Troops, Police for Haiti

Voice of America - Margaret Besheer - ‎5 hours ago‎
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, just back from a tour of earthquake devastated Haiti, has asked the Security Council to boost the UN stabilization mission by as many as 3500 troops and police as soon as possible.

Next Ukrainian President: East or West?

Voice of America - Peter Fedynsky - ‎3 hours ago‎

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After a difficult year, President Obama gets mixed results from voters: poll

New York Daily News - Joe Tacopino - ‎2 hours ago‎
After one year in office Americans give the President mixed results, but they agree on one thing: his job is hard. A USA Today/Gallup Poll taken earlier this month shows that the President has a 50% or higher approval rating for foreign ...

Shoals Residents Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

WHNT - Mary Stackhouse - ‎55 minutes ago‎
As Americans across the United States celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., residents in the Shoals also gathered to honor the civil rights activist.
Parade, Cornel West speech today Atlanta Journal Constitution

FAA: At least 3 dead in small plane crash in Ohio

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP ELYRIA, Ohio -- A mid-sized plane crashed Monday as it approached the Cleveland area from Gainesville, Fla., killing three people, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Hackers Said to Breach Gmail Accounts in China

New York Times - Edward Wong - ‎49 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - Google e-mail accounts of at least two foreign journalists in Beijing have been compromised, a journalists' advocacy group in China said on Monday, adding that hackers changed Gmail program settings so that all messages would ...

Tyco to Buy Brink's Home Security for $2 Billion

BusinessWeek - Rob Delaney - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Tyco International Ltd., the world's largest maker of security systems through its ADT unit, agreed to buy Brink's Home Security Holdings Inc. in a cash and stock transaction valued at $2 billion.

Cadbury Bids Leave Investors With Cash to Burn: Matthew Lynn

BusinessWeek - Matthew Lynn - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Jan. 19 (Bloomberg) -- It takes a lot for the British to discover a sense of economic patriotism. Selling carmakers Jaguar and Land Rover to an Indian company was fine.

Apple to Unveil "Latest Creation"

Red Herring - Lalee Sadighi - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Apple on Monday sent out press invitations for a January 27 event in which it is expected to unveil a new “creation.” The invitation-only event that will be held at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater read “Come see ...

Microsoft's Browser Under Fire In Europe

Wall Street Journal - Patrick Mcgroarty, Nick Wingfield - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Microsoft Corp. challenged recommendations by European officials that people stop using its Internet Explorer browser because of a security hole that hackers exploited in the recent attack on Google Inc. and ...

WSJ: New York Times May Charge Core Readers Of Its Website

Wall Street Journal - Russell Adams - ‎1 hour ago‎
The New York Times is nearing a decision to charge its core online readers, a person familiar with the matter said, as the paper wraps up its assessment of the benefits and risks of restricting access to news ...

NBC to Pay $40 Million to Show Conan O'Brien the Door

Wall Street Journal - Sam Schechner, Shira Ovide - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Conan O'Brien is close to signing a nearly $40 million agreement to walk away from his dream job hosting NBC's "The Tonight Show," bringing down the curtain on one of the entertainment industry's ...

Golden Globes Fashion: We Rate The 10 Worst Dressed Females

MTV.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Nuzhat Naoreen Hopefully, you've already checked out our list of the top 10 best dressed ladies from the 2010 “Golden Globes” (if you haven't, what are you waiting for?

'Avatar' clears $55 million on MLK holiday weekend; 'Eli' nabs $38

Entertainment Weekly - Nicole Sperling - ‎3 hours ago‎
As if it weren't enough to win the top two honors at last night's Golden Globes, Avatar made an estimated $55 million this Martin Luther King holiday weekend, bringing its monstrous cume to $505 million.

Jets prepare for Colts in 'perfect script' matchup

Boston Globe - Dennis Waszak Jr. - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Sports Writer / January 18, 2010 FLORHAM PARK, NJ—Rex Ryan has his players -- and maybe just about everyone else now -- believing the New York Jets might be a team of destiny.

Mike Nolan out as Josh McDaniels' D-coordinator with Broncos

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nolan told the Denver Post that he and McDaniels agreed to end their working relationship following the Broncos' 8-8, non-playoffs finish.

Andre Berto pulls out of title fight against Shane Mosley

Los Angeles Times - Lance Pugmire - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Unbeaten WBC welterweight champion Berto cites earthquake devastation in Haiti, his parents' homeland, as reason for his withdrawal from Jan. 30 unification bout in Las Vegas.

Flu pandemic easing, but risks remain: WHO

Reuters - Stephanie Nebehay, Noah Barkin - ‎6 hours ago‎
GENEVA (Reuters) - The H1N1 flu pandemic appears to be easing, but a third wave of infections could yet strike, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

Experts urge screening for obesity in kids

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should screen children and teens between 6 and 18 years for extra pounds, a federal task force recommends.

FDA Warns Consumers On Fake GlaxoSmithKline Weight-Loss Drug

Wall Street Journal - Jennifer Corbett - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned consumers about a counterfeit version of GlaxoSmithKline PLC's (GSK, GSK.

Health bill at stake, Obama to stump in Bay State

Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone - Glen Johnson, Liz Sidoti - ‎Jan 15, 2010‎
BOSTON - His health care plan in peril, President Barack Obama laid on a last-minute campaign trip to Massachusetts for Democrat Martha Coakley on Sunday with polls showing her struggling in an unexpectedly close race against Republican Scott Brown to ...

K2: A Trek to Danger's Doorstep

New York Times - Graham Bowley - ‎Jan 15, 2010‎
K2, in the Karakoram Mountain range of the Himalayas, is the second-tallest mountain in the world. By GRAHAM BOWLEY ONE day last June, I roped up to a porter and we leaped over crevasses until we reached the side of K2, the second-tallest mountain on ...

The 'Devil' Writes Pat Robertson A Letter

NPR (blog) - Frank James - ‎Jan 15, 2010‎
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune published a letter from Satan to evangelist Pat Robertson, responding to his comment that Haiti's persistent troubles, including the earthquake, are due to a pact the nation made with Mephistopheles.

Massachusetts: 'Bottom has fallen out' of Coakley's poll numbers; Dems prepare ...

Washington Examiner (blog) - Byron York - ‎Jan 15, 2010‎
Here in Massachusetts, as well as in Washington, a growing sense of gloom is setting in among Democrats about the fortunes of Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley.

Torn Between 2 Phones: Nexus One vs. iPhone

New York Times (blog) - Nick Bilton - ‎Jan 15, 2010‎
PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images The Google Nexus One smartphone and the Apple iPhone. To switch or not to switch, that is the question.