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US to Move 9/11 Trial From New York City, Official Says

New York Times - Scott Shane, Benjamin Weiser - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Obama administration on Friday gave up on its plan to try the Sept. 11 plotters in Lower Manhattan, bowing to almost unanimous pressure from New York officials and business leaders to move the terrorism trial ...

Off Script, Obama and the GOP Vent Politely

New York Times - Peter Baker, Carl Hulse - ‎37 minutes ago‎
BALTIMORE - President Obama denied he was a Bolshevik, the Republicans denied they were obstructionists and both sides denied they were to blame for the toxic atmosphere clouding the nation's political leadership.

In a turnabout, police are the good guys in post-quake Haiti

Washington Post - William Booth - ‎35 minutes ago‎
This gallery collects all of our photos of the crisis in Haiti, starting with the most recent images and going back to the first photos that emerged after an earthquake hit the impoverished nation Jan. 12.

Iraq inquiry: Tony Blair had no regrets over toppling Saddam Hussein

Telegraph.co.uk - Rosa Prince, James Kirkup - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tony Blair refused to express regret for overthrowing Saddam Hussein and told the Chilcot inquiry he would take the decision to invade Iraq again even knowing the dictator had no weapons of mass destruction.

$140 Million Pledged for Afghan Reintegration Program

Voice of America - ‎14 hours ago‎
An international conference on stabilizing Afghanistan concluded in London with a pledge by delegates to contribute more than $140 million to a new trust fund designed to reintegrate Taliban militants into Afghan society.

Hamas Official Murdered in Dubai Hotel

New York Times - Robert F. Worth, Isabel Kershner - ‎1 hour ago‎
SANA, Yemen - The Palestinian militant group Hamas said Friday that one of its senior officials was murdered in a Dubai hotel room last week.

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Obama, Republicans clash in unusual session

Reuters - Steve Holland, Donna Smith - ‎3 hours ago‎
BALTIMORE, Jan 29 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday engaged in a rare face-to-face showdown with Republican critics and testily accused them of trying to block his policies while urging them to "join with me" ...

Guilty verdict for man who killed Wichita abortion doctor

KHAS-TV - ‎29 minutes ago‎
(1/29/10) By KSHB-TV - It took a jury less than 40 minutes to find a Kansas man guilty of murdering a Wichita abortion doctor. Scott Roeder admitted freely to jurors he killed Doctor George Tiller because he was trying to protect unborn children.

Factbox: Obama's $33 billion in tax credits for new jobs, raises

Reuters - David Lawder, James Dalgleish - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday proposed tax credits estimated at $33 billion to persuade small businesses to hire workers, give them raises and accelerate jobs growth.

Toyota Is Unable to Hit the Brakes on Crisis

Wall Street Journal - Kate Linebaugh - ‎1 hour ago‎
DETROIT—Toyota Motor Corp.'s problems continued to mount Friday, as the auto maker said it was recalling 1.8 million vehicles in Europe and dealers said they were starting to feel the pinch after the company halted US sales of eight ...

US Economy: Growth Jumps 5.7%, Fastest Pace in Six Years

BusinessWeek - Timothy R. Homan - ‎9 hours ago‎
Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The US economy expanded in the fourth quarter at the fastest pace in six years as factories cranked up assembly lines, indicating the recovery may be strong enough to be weaned from government support.

Honda In Brazil Analyzing Possible Recall Of Fit Model

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--Honda Automoveis do Brasil said it was studying whether a recall of its Fit model needs to occur in Brazil after being announced in Japan Friday.

Apple reinventing file access, wireless sharing for iPad

Apple Insider - Prince McLean - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Apple is dramatically rethinking how applications organize their documents on iPad, leaving behind the jumbled file system and making file access between the iPad and desktop computers seamless.

Study: Distractions, not phones, cause car crashes

CNET - Marguerite Reardon - ‎34 minutes ago‎
A new study suggests that laws banning talking on or sending text messages with cell phones while driving may not significantly decrease the risk of traffic accidents.

AT&T Beefing Up Network for iPad and iPhone

PC World - Tony Bradley - ‎8 hours ago‎
The recent flurry of rumors predicting the end of AT&T's arrangement as exclusive provider of the Apple iPhone were apparently false.

Next Stop, the Wilds of New Hampshire

New York Times - Alison Leigh Cowan - ‎1 hour ago‎
It is a beige, 19-story building on the corner of Second Avenue. It was designed by Emery Roth and is considered one of the first luxury high-rises on the Upper East Side.

Weekend Box Office Poll: Are you going to the 'Edge of Darkness'?

Entertainment Weekly - Tanner Stransky - ‎7 hours ago‎
But, predictions, shmerdictions: What are you going to see? That's what I wanna know! Please vote in our totally informal, weekly EW Weekend Box Office Poll below.

Gay dating site ManCrunch.com asks for help after CBS rejects Super Bowl ad

New York Daily News - Soraya Roberts - ‎1 hour ago‎
Home page of www.mancrunch.com, the gay dating site. Their Super Bowl ad was rejected by CBS. WATCH THE AD below. Do you think Super Bowl ads should focus more on avoiding controversy?

Cardinals' Warner Announces Retirement From NFL

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kurt Warner took a job stocking grocery store shelves in Iowa after his first rejection from the National Football League, just one of the stops on Warner's unorthodox path to stardom.

Tough enough: Colts use speed, more aggressive style to debunk critics

The Canadian Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts defence has heard all the critics' complaints. People said it was too small, too soft, too reliant on speed.
Do you know this Colts kid? Indianapolis Star

What Tim Tebow's Super Bowl ad can teach the pro-choice movement

Washington Post - Frances Kissling, Kate Michelman - ‎3 hours ago‎
More than two decades before Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow filmed a Super Bowl ad about his mother's decision to continue a risky pregnancy, other football greats went in front of the cameras for a cause they believed in.

Health Buzz: Gates Pledges $10 Billion to Fund Vaccines

U.S. News & World Report - Megan Johnson - ‎6 hours ago‎
Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates plans to more than double his contribution to the vaccine effort over the next decade, Reuters reports.

H1N1 spreading in some areas but declining overall: WHO

Reuters - Stephanie Nebehay, Jonathan Lynn - ‎9 hours ago‎
GENEVA (Reuters) - The H1N1 flu is still spreading in North Africa, parts of eastern and southeastern Europe and areas of Asia, but is generally declining, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

New morning-after pill effective up to 5 days after

Baby Chums - Shawn Douglas - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new morning-after pill has been shown to be effective at stopping a woman from getting pregnant up to 5 days after unprotected sex.

Five-day limit for post-sex pill

BBC News - ‎Jan 28, 2010‎
A recently licensed type of emergency contraception may offer women protection from pregnancy even when taken five days after sex.

2011 BMW 535i: Everything you want, except fun

Los Angeles Times - Dan Neil - ‎4 hours ago‎
With tranquilizing syrup poured over every gear change, the car feels a little remote and unfamiliar. By Dan Neil The one thing you can be sure of when you walk out of a BMW news conference is that you'll have plenty of information.

The Lessons of Lady Gaga

Wall Street Journal - John Jurgensen - ‎10 hours ago‎
At Sunday's awards show, Lady Gaga is expected to play a duet on a single piano with Elton John. She is nominated for five awards, including record of the year, but that's less important than her broader impact on music culture in the ...

The secret lives of married men

Times Online - ‎Jan 22, 2010‎
Wives, here is a fact you definitely don't want to know about your husband: he wants to shag your best friend. Not only does he want to shag your best friend, but also your second and third-best friends.

Randy E. Barnett: Obama Owes the High Court an Apology

Wall Street Journal - Randy E. Barnett - ‎8 hours ago‎
"Last week, the Supreme Court reversed a century of law to open the floodgates for special interests—including foreign corporations—to spend without limit in our elections.

Shirataki Noodle is either the perfect diet food or diet fad, use your noodle ...

WalletPop (blog) - ‎Jan 25, 2010‎
With National Fettuccine Alfredo Day (February 7) just around the corner, is it possible to find a recipe that will befit the occasion while remaining true to our New Year's resolutions ... you remember those? Something about eating healthier and ...