Washington Post - - 41 minutes ago
US Sen.-elect Scott Brown, R-Mass., smiles as he addresses reporters during a news conference at the Park Plaza hotel in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, day after his stunning Massachusetts Senate victory.
Video: Great Scott!: Brown's Big Gaffe The Associated Press
Scott Brown's Massachusetts win fueled by independent voters Christian Science Monitor
CNN International - 1 hour ago
Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- The United States and Canada stepped up efforts to open other aid routes Wednesday after a leading relief agency complained that air traffic congestion in Port-au-Prince was costing lives on the ground.
Video: Haiti earthquake aftershock KXAN.com
Second tremor rumbles across the ruins in Haiti Times Online
Washington Post - - Jan 17, 2010
Soaring expectations about the effect of the first black president on US race relations have collided with a more mundane reality, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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WASHINGTON -- Al-Qaida is growing stronger in Yemen, fueled by anger toward the Yemeni government, anti-American sentiment and the return of Yemenis who fought the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan, US experts and intelligence ...
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Reuters - - 1 hour ago
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mocked the Palestinian leadership on Wednesday for rejecting US calls for peace negotiations, as President Barack Obama's envoy prepared for new talks.
Israel 'pushing aid groups out' of Palestinian areas Times Online
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A senior US diplomat says the six major powers that are involved in nuclear talks with Iran are considering a transition from negotiation to new sanctions.
Atom fuel swap offer to Iran still on table: IAEA Washington Post
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By Mark Wilson, Getty Images By Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - Calling obesity an epidemic and one of the greatest threats to America's health and economy, first lady Michelle Obama said Wednesday that she would launch a major initiative next ...
White House garden gives Michelle Obama fertile ground for nutrition message Dallas Morning News
Detroit Free Press - - 29 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- Congress is investigating the Christmas Day bombing attempt aboard a Detroit-bound airliner in earnest today. Follow this blog of the Senate Homeland Security Committee's hearing.
Suspect's civilian court status hurts terror fight, hearings told The Detroit News
CNN - 5 hours ago
Washington (CNN) -- In what one member of Congress called "a charade," a couple that showed up at President Obama's first state dinner -- uninvited, the White House claims -- declined to answer questions surrounding the event before a House committee ...
Video: Salahis Appear Before Congress, Say Little The Associated Press
Gate-crashing Salahis are back, with a lawyer Los Angeles Times
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Major indexes fall sharply after China hints at further bank restrictions. Financial shares mixed on weak fourth-quarter profit. Stocks fell sharply Wednesday on several weak earnings announcements and concerns that China will pull back on bank lending ...
Stocks fall as China clamps down on bank lending Houston Chronicle
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
EBay earnings soared in the critical fourth quarter as it succeeded in luring more people to its shopping Web sites during the holiday season.
EBay growing faster in international markets MarketWatch
EBay Profit Nearly Quadruples On Core Strength, Skype Gain Wall Street Journal
MarketWatch - - 1 hour ago
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Starbucks reported late Wednesday quarterly profit surged from the year-ago period, and the coffee-shop chain posted positive same-store sales growth for the first time since the recession ...
Starbucks, Using a Start-Up Spirit, Sees a Turnaround New York Times
Starbucks Lifts Forecast as Net Rises Wall Street Journal
Ars Technica - - 1 hour ago
Amazon dropped a bomb on the publishing world Wednesday morning by announcing a new royalty program that will allow authors to earn 70 percent royalties from each e-book sold, but with a catch or ...
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It has been a bleak winter for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The credibility of the UN body came under attack days before the opening of the Copenhagen climate summit in December, when leaked e-mails from the University of East Anglia ...
Entertainment Weekly - - 41 minutes ago
In a year that marks Survivor's 20th anniversary, one of its stars, Jennifer Lyon, who placed fourth in the Palau season, lost her battle with stage-three breast cancer Tuesday at age 37.
'Survivor' Star Jennifer Lyon Dies; Jeff Probst Shares His Memories Access Hollywood
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LOS ANGELES - Can Sundance's new director redefine not just the festival but also the entire independent film industry? Your guide to the news and the nonsense of awards season.
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NBC's handling of the Jay Leno-Conan O'Brien succession provides lessons in what not to do, management watchers say. NBC made two critical missteps six years ago when the network signed Mr.
O'Brien Speeds Toward Last Show ABC News
CBSSports.com - 37 minutes ago
Drew Brees helped the New Orleans Saints score the most points in the NFL before leading his team to a convincing 31-point win in the playoffs.
Indianapolis Colts, New Orleans Saints don't have history on their side The Canadian Press
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AP PITTSBURGH -- Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has turned down a chance to play in the Pro Bowl because of a right shoulder problem that developed late in the season.
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AP FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis sat out practice because of a broken left hand, but he is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts.
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BBC News - 24 minutes ago
Oral drugs to treat multiple sclerosis could become available in 2011 after promising results in two trials. Drug licences have been applied for and the MS Society said it was "great news" for people with MS - current treatments involve injections or ...
First Oral Medications For MS Show Promise U.S. News & World Report
Forbes - - 3 hours ago
Chief Andrew Witty lays out his ideas for tackling diseases that plague the Third World. Drug companies get bashed for not doing enough for killer diseases like malaria that hit the developing world even as they spent hugely on lifestyle drugs for ...
Drug firm boost to malaria fight BBC News
GlaxoSmithKline:Open Innovation Strategy To Aid Poor Countries Wall Street Journal
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The Ohio Department of Health has enlisted football great Archie Griffin to spread the word about H1N1. The department released a new H1N1 public service announcement Wednesday, featuring Griffin, the Ohio State University alumnus and two-time Heisman ...
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MSN Money - Jan 14, 2010
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Huffington Post (blog) - Jan 17, 2010
Former President George W. Bush pushed back Sunday against criticism -- levied most prominently by talk radio host Rush Limbaugh -- that his successor, President Barack Obama, was somehow politicizing the disastrous earthquake in Haiti.
New York Times - - Jan 16, 2010
Want to be happier in 2010? Then try this simple experiment, inspired by recent scholarship in psychology and neurology. Which person would you rather be: Nicholas Kristof addresses reader feedback and posts short takes from his ...
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
AP About 1.5 million Graco strollers sold at Wal-Mart, Target and other major retailers are being recalled after some children's fingertips were amputated by hinges on the products.
Yahoo! News - - Jan 17, 2010
Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. DEAR ABBY: After an on-again off-again affair with a married man for almost 10 years, our relationship finally ended today.