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Q+A-What happens next on U.S. healthcare reform?

Reuters - ‎25 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON Jan 31 (Reuters) - A judge in Florida on Monday invalidated President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law after finding the requirement that Americans buy health insurance was unconstitutional, in the biggest legal challenge yet to federal ...
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Mubarak proposes talks as opposition calls for massive protest

Washington Post - Griff Witte - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Egyptian government blocks Twitter after thousands of protesters took to the streets of Cairo to demand an end to the 30-year-rule of President Hosni Mubarak. - Voice of America - Los Angeles Times - CNN International

Palestinian who deserves more respect

The Guardian - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The Guardian's collusion with al-Jazeera in publishing selected items of confidential information on the negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians has been extremely foolish (Comment, 31 January); and if I didn't still hold on to the view that the ...
AFP - New York Times - Wall Street Journal - Xinhua

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SAG Awards 2011: Winners include 'King's Speech' and 'Modern Family'

Washington Post - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Awards show season continues with the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring television and film. Colin Firth and Christian Bale took home SAG prizes in a ceremony that is a prelude for acting honors at the Academy Awards.

Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger: 'I want to be a role model'

USA Today - Gary Mihoces - ‎2 hours ago‎
FORT WORTH -- At his first Super Bowl XLV press conference Monday, Ben Roethlisberger again wasn't inclined to "reflect" on matters surrounding his four-game suspension at the start of this season.

Snow storm to bury Midwest, New England

Washington Post - Jason Samenow - ‎1 hour ago‎
84 hour snow totals from 7 am Tuesday through 7 pm Thursday from the NAM model. Note: this is a crude approximation from one model.

New Dietary Guidelines Show Politics Still Trumps Science

TIME - Meredith Melnick - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The US government announced its latest update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) today, advising Americans to eat less salt, sugar and fat, and to increase intake of fruits, ...

Will Sandy Bridge issues delay new Apple MacBooks?

CNET - Scott Stein - ‎1 hour ago‎
With Intel's surprising Sandy Bridge news suggesting new computers featuring the processors might see delays, we couldn't help but ask ourselves whether the Sandy Bridge issues mean new MacBook Pros will come later rather than sooner.

Egypt oil threat may be overblown

CNNMoney - ‎1 hour ago‎
Traders wonder how the big Middle-East oil exporters will weather Egypt's crisis. By Steve Hargreaves, senior writerJanuary 31, 2011: 6:54 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As protests continue to rock Egypt, attention is turning to what impact the violence ...

PM warns Islamists could take control in Egypt; Israel approves Sinai troops

Ha'aretz - Amos Harel, Barak Ravid - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned during his meeting yesterday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Jerusalem that the continued upheaval in Egypt may bring to power radical Islamic elements, a repeat of the ...

Charlie Sheen reportedly doing rehab at home - ‎1 hour ago‎
After numerous stints in rehab, Charlie Sheen is about to receive some specialized care - and he doesn't even have to leave the house to get it.

Now Dawning: The Next Era of Middle East History

Wall Street Journal - Gerald F. Seib - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The last six decades of Middle Eastern history can be neatly divided into three phases: The first began with Gamal Abdel Nasser's 1952 revolution in Egypt, the second with the Arab world's humiliating loss in the 1967 war with Israel ...

Egypt goes dark as last Internet company pulls the plug

Computerworld - Robert McMillan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Four days after the Egyptian government ordered Internet service providers to disconnect from the Internet, the country's last working Internet company has abruptly vanished from cyberspace.

Maurkice Pouncey of the Steelers deserves NFL Rookie of the Year honor

Orlando Sentinel - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Sam Bradford will undoubtedly be the NFL's Offensive Rookie Player of the Year when the award is announced Friday. In case you haven't been paying attention, something more amazing than the bounce in Clay Matthews' hair has been happening in the sports ...

Exxon Mobil's $30-billion year

MarketWatch - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Exxon Mobil Corp. released its fourth-quarter results Monday and, to no one's surprise, they were good.

RNC: $23 million debt as it gears up for 2012

Bloomberg - Philip Elliott - ‎9 minutes ago‎
By AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly elected Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus took the job with $23 million in debt and cut a third of the staff he inherited from his predecessor, ...

Wall St gains on earnings, economy; Egypt fears ease

Reuters - Jessica Rinaldi - ‎2 hours ago‎
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell in New York June 4, 2010. By Edward Krudy NEW YORK (Reuters) - US stocks rose on Monday on strong earnings and signs of a strengthening economy, even as a surge in ...

World's oldest woman dies in Texas at 114

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Eunice Sanborn's death on Monday morning was confirmed by a friend and neighbour, the Daily Progress newspaper in Jacksonville, Texas, reported.

'The King's Speech': Let the backlash begin

Los Angeles Times - Nicole Sperling - ‎1 hour ago‎
With Christopher Hitchens' essay in Slate exposing inaccuracies in "The King's Speech" and the newsreel uncovered by the History Channel showing King George VI stammering less severely than in the movie at a Scottish exhibition, the backlash against ...

Gates Seeks Help in Eliminating Polio From Its Last Strongholds

ABC News - Jane E. Allen - ‎3 hours ago‎
In the New York City double town house where President Franklin Delano Roosevelt recuperated from polio in the summer of 1921, billionaire Bill Gates on Monday began the latest chapter in his campaign to rout the ...

NFL, NFLPA agree to Saturday meeting about labor deal

NFL News - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Wire Reports The NFL and the NFL Players Association scheduled a negotiating session for Saturday, one day before Super Bowl XLV in Arlington, Texas.

Suffering a Super Bowl loss can impact heart health

USA Today - Janice Lloyd - ‎3 hours ago‎
Suffering an emotional loss in the Super Bowl may be hazardous to a fan's heart health, a new study suggests. By Eileen Blass, USA TODAY Pittsburgh Steelers fans go wild before the start of the AFC Championship game against ...

Android now the best selling smartphone OS in the world - ‎1 hour ago‎
According to the market research company Canalys, shipments of Android smartphones reached 32.9 million in the Q4 2010, making it the best-selling smartphone operating system in the world.

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