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On Health Bill, GOP's Road Is a New Map

New York Times - Robert Pear, David M. Herszenhorn - ‎25 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - When Republicans take President Obama up on his invitation to hash out their differences over health care this month, they will carry with them a fairly well-developed set of ideas intended to make ...

Iran official: Window for nuke deal open

CNN - Tom Evans - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A new enrichment program at the Natanz plant is to begin Tuesday, Iran's envoy to IAEA said. (CNN) -- Iran's envoy to the International International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said the window for nuclear negotiations is still open ...

Defense Stalwart Murtha Dies at 77

Wall Street Journal - Naftali Bendavid, Stephen Miller - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rep. John Murtha, the first Vietnam War combat veteran to serve in Congress and a powerful advocate for both the military and for the interests of his Pennsylvania district, died Monday at the age of 77.

For Kremlin, an Election in Ukraine Cuts Two Ways

New York Times - Clifford J. Levy - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Supporters of the opposition leader Viktor F. Yanukovich in front of the Central Election Commission in Kiev on Monday. By CLIFFORD J. LEVY KIEV, Ukraine - The apparent victory of Russia's preferred candidate in the Ukrainian presidential race may be a ...

Abbas under 'intense' pressure from EU to return to talks

Jerusalem Post - Herb Keinon - ‎4 hours ago‎
Every European leader he meets tells him he must renew talks, senior European diplomat tells 'Post.' Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is under “intense” pressure by the international community to return to negotiations, ...

Iranians Prepare for Risky Clashes

Wall Street Journal - Chip Cummins - ‎4 hours ago‎
DUBAI—Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, criticized protesters as agents of foreign powers ahead of antigovernment demonstrations planned for Thursday, setting the stage for clashes that analysts say pose big risks for both ...

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Governor of New York faces an avalanche of woes

Los Angeles Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Democrat David Paterson, who is battling the legislature over budget deficits and has been asked not to run again by President Obama, now is denying Internet rumors involving sex and drugs.

Power plant explosion under investigation

Los Angeles Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎

Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby Says He's No Longer Blocking All Obama's Nominees

ABC News - Jonathan Karl, Kristina Wong - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) had been blocking more than 80 presidential nominations now before the Senate, but tonight he relented saying he had simply been trying "to get the White House's attention" on two ...

Euro Near 8-Month Low Against Dollar on Greece Fiscal Crisis

Bloomberg - Yoshiaki Nohara, Ron Harui - ‎1 hour ago‎
Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The euro traded near an eight-month low against the dollar on concern a European Union summit this week will fail to address Greece's fiscal crisis, damping demand for assets in the region.

Electronic Arts Inc.

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
A disappointing outlook from the video game publisher sent its shares sharply lower, a sign that significant cost cuts and layoffs have not ended the company's slump.

Toyota sued in California by US shareholders

Reuters - Steve Gorman, Dan Whitcomb - ‎30 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Toyota faced its first US class-action lawsuits stemming from complaints of faulty brakes in its top-selling Prius hybrid car and from investors claiming they were misled about problems with unintended ...
Toyota Recalling Prius in Japan Wall Street Journal

Survey tries quantifying iPad hype, suggests interest waning

Ars Technica - Chris Foresman - ‎48 minutes ago‎
"iPad hoopla" has passed, according to a survey by electronics shopping site Retrevo, and consumers have lost interest after the product's unveiling less than two weeks ago.

Astronauts giving shuttle a post-launch scan

msnbc.com - Clara Moskowitz - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour will scan their spacecraft overnight to search for any signs of heat shield damage from their early Monday launch.

Google Touts Search Engine in Super Bowl Commercial

BusinessWeek - Brian Womack - ‎4 hours ago‎
Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc., the world's most popular search engine, ran a minute-long commercial during the Super Bowl, marking a rare use of TV advertising for the company.
Google, Market Thyself Wall Street Journal

Jackson's physician charged with involuntary manslaughter

Los Angeles Times - Jack Leonard, Harriet Ryan - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Dr. Conrad Murray, a cardiologist hired to care for Jackson during the pop star's comeback attempt last year, pleads not guilty in a courtroom packed with international media and the singer's family.

Do-It-Yourself Super Ads

New York Times - Stuart Elliott - ‎3 hours ago‎
That seems to be the message in the aftermath of the crowded, frenetic advertising bowl that took place inside Super Bowl XLIV on Sunday.

Sheen Charged With Assaulting Wife; They Hug in Court

ABC News - Ellen Miller - ‎3 hours ago‎
ASPEN, Colo (Reuters) - Actor Charlie Sheen was charged on Monday with assaulting and threatening his wife Brooke Mueller in a heated Christmas Day argument.

Colts' Approach Leaves Room for Second-Guesses

New York Times - William C. Rhoden - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The Colts sacrificed the regular season for the postseason but were left to watch the Saints celebrate at the Super Bowl. More Photos » The latest news, notes and analysis from Miami where the Colts and Saints will contend Super ...

Mike Richards scores in third period to lead Flyers past Devils 3-2

The Canadian Press - ‎21 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA - Mike Richards scored the go-ahead goal with less than eight minutes left in the third period, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

No.4 'Nova wins at West Virginia | Philadelphia Inquirer | 02/08/2010

Philadelphia Inquirer - Joe Juliano - ‎53 minutes ago‎
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - After watching Georgetown break its 11-game winning streak on Saturday, Villanova indicated that it did not mind going into as hostile an arena as the WVU Coliseum to get things right again.
Villanova beats West Virginia, 82-75 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Obama official 'very disturbed' by Anthem Blue Cross rate hikes

Los Angeles Times - Duke Helfand - ‎1 hour ago‎
The insurer should give a 'detailed justification' for its plan to raise premiums on individual policies by as much as 39%, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urges.

Age of mother affects child's autism risk: study

Reuters - Julie Steenhuysen, Cynthia Osterman - ‎4 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Being an older mother significantly increases the risk of having a child with autism, but being an older father only increases the risk when the mother is under the age of 30, US researchers said on Monday.

Study Links Soda Consumption To Pancreatic Cancer

WCCO - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The university studied data from 60000 people in Singapore over 14 years and found that people who drink as little as two soft drinks a week have almost twice the risk of pancreatic cancer.

Pentagon Looks to Breed Immortal 'Synthetic Organisms,' Molecular Kill-Switch ...

Wired News - Katie Drummond - ‎Feb 5, 2010‎
The Pentagon's mad science arm may have come up with its most radical project yet. Darpa is looking to re-write the laws of evolution to the military's advantage, creating “synthetic organisms” that can live forever - or can be killed ...

Google analyst: US Internet needs to get faster

CNN - John D. Sutter - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mountain View, California (CNN) -- Google long has been an advocate of a single Web, one that's free of government censorship and barriers to information access.

Ah, the good-old days: The best Super Bowl ads

msnbc.com - Peter Hartlaub - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
The best Super Bowl commercials tend to reflect happier times, when people liked their American cars and privatized health care, nobody was worried about the fate of the world's polar bears and high fructose corn syrup was practically ...

Spray-on liquid glass is about to revolutionize almost everything

PhysOrg.com - Lin Edwards - ‎Feb 2, 2010‎
The fissure was induced in order present an image which shows the characteristics of the coating. The image shows the SiO2 coating on a filament of a microfibre.

Sinatra Song Often Strikes Deadly Chord

New York Times - Norimitsu Onishi - ‎Feb 6, 2010‎
Rodolfo Gregorio, right, at a General Santos karaoke bar. Filipinos, who pride themselves on their singing, may have a lower tolerance for bad singers.