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Brown Plays Role as People's Senator as Wild-Eyed Republicans Bask in Glow

FOXNews - Trish Turner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sen.-elect Scott Brown kept to a tight schedule Thursday, meeting on Capitol Hill with five members of the bipartisan Senate leadership, and kept to an even tighter script: Mr.

Ruling Opens Door to More Political Groups

Wall Street Journal - Brody Mullins - ‎54 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—Corporations, labor unions and other political entities are gearing up to play a larger role in elections in 2010 and beyond after a decision by the US Supreme Court to strike down elements of campaign-finance law.

National Enquirer submitting John Edwards coverage for Pulitzers

Washington Post - Howard Kurtz - ‎3 hours ago‎
The executive editor of the National Enquirer says he plans to enter his paper's work on the John Edwards scandal for a Pulitzer Prize.

US Tries to Enlist Yemen in Anti-Terror Fight

Voice of America - Gary Thomas - ‎2 hours ago‎
US Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said that the government of Yemen has recently shown a new commitment to fighting the growing presence and influence of al-Qaida on its soil.

Mitchell acknowledges difficulties

Aljazeera.net - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israel and the Palestinians have questioned each other's commitment to peace amid the launch by George Mitchell, the US envoy for the Middle East, of a new round of shuttle diplomacy.

Nigeria - Mass funerals in Jos riots

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mass funerals have been taking place in the central Nigerian city of Jos, where fighting between Muslims and Christians has left hundreds dead.

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Winter storm pounds Southern California again

Reuters - Paul Simao - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The fourth in a string of winter storms, said to be the heaviest to hit Southern California in five years, swept into the area on Thursday, and 800 homes remained evacuated under threat of mudslides.

Former Aide to Ex-North Carolina Governor Indicted on 51 Counts

FOXNews - ‎44 minutes ago‎
AP A former aide to Gov. Mike Easley has been indicted on 51 counts for allegedly receiving personal gain while performing government actions.

New Virginia Governor to Deliver GOP Response to State of the Union

FOXNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
Newly inaugurated Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will deliver the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Wednesday.

Obama Takes the Fight to Wall Street

Wall Street Journal - Peter Eavis - ‎36 minutes ago‎
President Obama has acquired the sudden appetite for a fight to rein in Big Finance. But he needs something else even more: a coolheaded understanding of where the riskiness really lies in the banking sector.

Toyota Recalling 2.3 Million Vehicles for Pedal Flaw

BusinessWeek - Angela Greiling Keane, Alan Ohnsman - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. said it will recall about 2.3 million vehicles to fix sticking accelerator pedals, following its biggest-ever recall in the US last year for a similar danger.

Google set up for big acquisition streak

MarketWatch - ‎30 minutes ago‎
By MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Google Inc.'s fourth quarter report has a few items under the hood that may make the case for some bigger acquisitions by the Internet giant this year.

Amazon 'makes it easier' for authors to DRM Kindle ebooks

Register - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Updated Update: This story has been updated to clarify what has changed with DRM and Amazon's Digital Text Platform. No-DRM, Amazon says, was always the default with the platform.

Apple Sees New Money in Old Media

Wall Street Journal - Yukari Iwatani Kane, Ethan Smith - ‎7 hours ago‎
With the new tablet device that is debuting next week, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs is betting he can reshape businesses like textbooks, newspapers and television much the way his iPod revamped the music ...

Nokia Voice Nav Spells Doom For TomTom, Garmin

PC World - Jared Newman - ‎1 hour ago‎
As Nokia takes on Google with turn-by-turn voice navigation on select smartphones, the worst nightmares of GPS device makers are coming true.

Just Like Old Times: Letterman Vs. Leno Renewed

ABC News - Jake Coyle - ‎37 minutes ago‎
AP FILE - In this Oct 8, 2007 file photo image originally provided by CBS, David Letterman appears on the "Late Show with David Letterman," in New York.

'Extraordinary Measures' falls way short on entertainment

USA Today - Claudia Puig - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Merie Wesimille Wallace, CBS Films By Claudia Puig, USA TODAY He yells, sputters and glowers his way through the ultra-ordinary and well-intentioned Extraordinary Measures, which feels like a barely gussied-up Lifetime movie.

Cablevision, Scripps reach fee agreement -source

Reuters - Yinka Adegoke, Anupreeta Das - ‎20 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Cablevision Corp (CVC.N) and Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI.N) have reached a fee agreement after weeks of negotiations, and the Food Network and HGTV channels will return to Cablevision within the hour, ...

Cowboys extend Phillips through 2011

ESPN - Tim MacMahon - ‎3 hours ago‎
IRVING, Texas -- Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys' history, has some job security.

Photos of Tiger Woods allegedly entering sex rehab complete downward arc

Washington Post - Philip Kennicott - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Tiger Woods looks seedy in what the National Enquirer claims are the first photographs placing him at a sexual rehabilitation clinic in Hattiesburg, Miss.

A Guide to Recognizing the Colts

NBC New York - Josh Alper - ‎12 minutes ago‎
There's a good chance you're already pretty familiar with the Indianapolis Colts. It was just four weeks ago that they hosted the Jets in a game that will forever live in the memories of one team.

Brown rocks the vote

Worcester Telegram - Brooke Blew - ‎2 hours ago‎
“Health insurance is a cost that we have little control over, yet we need to absorb a significant portion of it every year on behalf of our employees.

Study finds US birth weights inch down a bit

Washington Post - Lauran Neergaard - ‎28 minutes ago‎
AP WASHINGTON -- US newborns are arriving a little smaller, says puzzling new Harvard research that can't explain why. Fatter mothers tend to produce heavier babies, and obesity is soaring.
Birth Weights Are Falling in US Wall Street Journal

First tablets to fight multiple sclerosis 'dramatically reduce relapse'

Telegraph.co.uk - Kate Devlin - ‎15 hours ago‎
The first tablets to fight multiple sclerosis dramatically reduce the chances of symptoms returning, new studies show. By Kate Devlin, Medical Correspondent The treatments will allow patients to escape the need for painful and time consuming injections ...
Two MS Pills Show Promise Wall Street Journal

Haiti and the Dominican Republic: A Tale of Two Countries

TIME - Alexandra Silver - ‎Jan 18, 2010‎
A woman watches bodies being bulldozed from the streets by the UN in Port-au-Prince on Jan. 16, 2010 The day after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, Christian televangelist Pat Robertson sparked outrage ...

Google Hack Leaked to Internet; Security Experts Urge Vigilance

FOXNews - Jeremy A. Kaplan - ‎Jan 18, 2010‎
The code that was used to hack Gmail accounts in China is now publicly available on the Internet, and security experts are urging computer users throughout the world to be highly vigilant until a patch can be developed.

The surprising reason why being overweight isn't healthy

CNN - Ginny Graves - ‎7 hours ago‎
(Health.com) -- It's shocking, but it's true: Being a woman who's more than 20 pounds overweight may actually hike your risk of getting poor medical treatment.

Children Don't Have Strokes? Just Ask Jared

New York Times - Jonathan Dienst - ‎Jan 18, 2010‎
EMERGENCY Jared Dienst had walked to a park with his mother after school let out one day in June 2008 when he complained of a headache.

'Mad Men' actress 'big'? Them's fightin' words on the Web

CNN - Breeanna Hare - ‎9 hours ago‎
Commentators and bloggers may criticize outfits and the people in them, making uncomplimentary remarks about hair, makeup or -- worst of all -- weight fluctuations.