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Jon Talton: I'll be listening for talk about jobs during Obama's speech

Seattle Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The once great American jobs machine is broken, for reasons that are both complex and, in some cases, open to debate. Globalization, technology and the push for leaner, more profitable corporations are major drivers.
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Squalid Abortion Clinic Escaped State Oversight

New York Times - Sabrina Tavernise - ‎5 hours ago‎
PHILADELPHIA - For years, state health officials missed some unsettling patterns at the three-story brick abortion clinic on Lancaster Avenue.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Washington Post - Wall Street Journal - CNN

Failure of new round of nuclear talks no surprise

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
by Du Yuanjiang, He Guanghai TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Talks between six world powers and Iran ended here Saturday without making any progress in solving the Islamic Republic's long-standing controversial nuclear issue.
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Brain fluid buildup could delay Giffords' rehab

Houston Chronicle - Todd Ackerman - ‎16 minutes ago‎
A card expressing support for US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords sits among flowers left outside Memorial Hermann's Institute of Rehabilitation and Research on Saturday.

Tim Cook steps in for Steve Jobs at Apple

San Francisco Chronicle - Casey Newton - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Tim Cook, who is running Apple's day-to-day operations, is seen as a complement to Steve Jobs. The man who has assumed day-to-day responsibility at Apple Inc. has a reputation for being soft-spoken, but when it comes to opinions about products, ...

Texas shows a businesslike attitude in victory

Kansas City Star - Blair Kerkhoff - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The Longhorns' J'Covan Brown led all scorers with 23 points and 17 came in the second half. LAWRENCE | Rare is the championship-level team that doesn't credit togetherness as a driving force.

Wrigley Is Third Major Sponsor to Ditch MTV's 'Skins'

Hollywood Reporter - Sofia M. Fernandez - ‎8 hours ago‎
As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Taco Bell dropped its ads from the racy teen drama Thursday, saying the program was "not a fit" for the brand.

NFL Confidential: Tom Brady's window for another Super Bowl ring is closing

Florida Times-Union - ‎45 minutes ago‎
WINSLOW TOWNSON/AP New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the turf after he was sacked during the first half in the playoff loss to the New York Jets last Sunday in Foxborough, Mass.

Apple exceeds 10 billion apps downloaded - Suzanne Choney - ‎5 hours ago‎
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light.'s tech reporters and editors look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world.

Fan of the House: Bears vs. Packers: A stone-cold matchup for the ages

Los Angeles Times - Chris Erskine - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Sunday's NFC championship game, the first playoff game pitting Chicago against Green Bay since 1941, evokes memories of two great football histories.

Zsa Zsa Gabor heads home 1 week after leg is amputated

CNN International - Alan Duke - ‎3 hours ago‎
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor left a Los Angeles hospital Saturday, a week after her right leg was amputated, her husband said.

Sargent Shriver Remembered Fondly at Funeral

ABC News - Kevin Dolak, Bill McGuire - ‎6 hours ago‎
Family, friends and other mourners gathered today for the funeral of former Democratic vice presidential candidate and Peace Corps founder Robert Sargent Shriver Jr.

Olbermann's split with MSNBC may have been long in the making

Washington Post - Paul Farhi - ‎3 hours ago‎
A swirl of questions Saturday surrounded political provocateur Keith Olbermann's abrupt departure from MSNBC, the network he helped transform- by dint of his fiery eloquence and on-air presence - into the left's answer to Fox News.

Vikram Pandit's Expertise And Experience Paid Off…In A Big Way

AtomStack - Mary Phillips - ‎5 hours ago‎
Richard Parsons, chair of Citigroup Inc.'s board, said in Friday's filing that the board is “very pleased” with the progress that the bank has made under Pandit's leadership.

Box score

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - John Wall hit what turned out to be the game-winning three-point shot with just under a minute left as Washington rallied to defeat Boston, 85-83, at the Verizon Center.

Stocks fall after seven straight weeks of gains

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
US stocks fell, ending the longest weekly winning streak for the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index since 2007, after Goldman Sachs Group and Citigroup failed to beat analysts' earnings estimates and housing starts slid more than forecast.

Ward Has Hands, and Comments, You Can Count On

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎1 hour ago‎
PITTSBURGH - When the Steelers' season began, Ben Roethlisberger waited nervously behind smoked glass doors, preparing to face fans for the first time at training camp.

DC area will take hit if Wall Street steals away with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Washington Post - Steven Pearlstein - ‎6 hours ago‎
Right now, a cottage industry of analysts, lobbyists, regulators, financiers and elected officials is hard at work formulating a future course for the mortgage finance giants, which have been under government conservatorship since ...

Woman Speaks With Her Own Voice After Larynx Transplant (video)

Singularity Hub - Aaron Saenz - ‎10 hours ago‎
A team of international surgeons transplanted a new larynx (voice box) into a California woman, this is only the second such case recorded.

Don't Bank on It

Wall Street Journal - Al Lewis - ‎5 hours ago‎
Disappointing earnings, shrinking revenues and optimism that somehow the economy is improving despite an ongoing housing hangover -- this is what America's biggest banks offered as they released year-end financial results last week.

Federal Research Center Will Help Develop Medicines

New York Times - Gardiner Harris - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Obama administration has become so concerned about the slowing pace of new drugs coming out of the pharmaceutical industry that officials have decided to start a billion-dollar government drug development center to help create ...

No Strings Attached - movie review

BSCreview - ‎54 minutes ago‎
I love Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman both, so I was really excited to see No Strings Attached. They're both so funny, and she's so quirky, that I thought that this would be a unique love story that would be fun to watch.

Warrant for Woman Who Raised Abducted Girl

New York Times - ‎Jan 21, 2011‎
By AP RALEIGH, NC (AP) - The woman who raised an infant kidnapped from a Harlem hospital two decades ago has violated her probation and is believed to be fleeing the authorities, North Carolina state officials said Friday.


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