New York Times - - 49 minutes ago
Charlie Wilson, a 12-term Texas congressman who was best known for his playboy ways until he masterminded a covert effort to funnel billions of dollars in arms to Afghan rebels fighting the Soviets in the 1980s, died Wednesday in ...
Looking Back: An Interview with Charlie Wilson Seattle Post Intelligencer
Aljazeera.net - 16 minutes ago
Leaders of Iran's opposition movement have called for demonstrators to take to the streets as the Islamic republic marks its 31st anniversary.
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(CNN) -- Newly released photographs show what a damaged World Trade Center tower and its collapse looked like from a New York Police Department helicopter as it flew nearby on September 11, 2001, in New York.
Chilling aerial photos of 9/11 attack released Los Angeles Times
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The historical hub of civilised Europe found itself cut off from the rest of the Continent yesterday as workers in Greece grounded flights, paralysed ports and blocked border crossings.
CNN International - 21 minutes ago
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WASHINGTON - President Obama promised civil rights leaders on Wednesday to push hard and work with Congress to address the high unemployment rate, particularly among the urban and rural poor.
Black leaders urge Obama to focus job creation on their communities Los Angeles Times
Obama, black leaders focus on economic hard times Washington Post
San Jose Mercury News - - 1 hour ago
AP WASHINGTON - Worst winter ever? The second blizzard in less than a week buried the most populous stretch of the East Coast under nearly a foot of snow Wednesday, breaking records for the snowiest winter and demoralizing millions of ...
Raging blizzard wallops much of the mid-Atlantic Washington Post
Washington, DC, is clobbered with snow again Los Angeles Times
BusinessWeek - - 19 hours ago
Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama said he doesn't “begrudge” the $17 million bonus awarded to JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Reuters - - 40 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The euro rose on Thursday ahead of a key European Union summit that may shed light on a possible rescue package for Greece, while the Australian dollar surged as strong jobs data revived talk of a rate rise as early as March.
Europe Agrees to Aid Greece, but Is Unsure of How to Help New York Times
Kansas City Star - - 30 minutes ago
WASHINGTON | Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday unveiled his strategy to mop up the massive credit stimulus that the Fed has provided the US economy the past two years.
Fed's Ben Bernanke to speak April 7 at Dallas Regional Chamber event Dallas Morning News
Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
Boston Scientific Corp. announced on Wednesday sweeping restructuring moves that include eliminating up to 1300 jobs, shifting management roles throughout the business and promoting its financial chief.
Boston Scientific Shares Fall on Forecast, Job Cuts BusinessWeek
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
Feb. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc.'s effort to offer Internet access at speeds 100 times faster than those available today raises the bar for US cable and phone companies as the government readies a national broadband plan.
Google plans to build high-speed broadband service Los Angeles Times
PC World - - 2 hours ago
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Boston Herald - 5 minutes ago
By Inside Track John Mayer says sex with pop tart Jessica Simpson was “like crack cocaine” and he still loves his actress-ex Jennifer Aniston.
John Mayer Apologizes for Using Racial Slur People Magazine
msnbc.com - - 55 minutes ago
The contestants who made it to the Hollywood round had to perform in groups on the second night, to the detriment of some hopefuls.
DeGeneres' 'Idol' debut delights fans Youngstown Vindicator
msnbc.com - 2 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - The late Michael Jackson will appear in the 25th anniversary remake of “We Are The World,” Access Hollywood has learned.
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Michael & Janet Jackson Duet in We Are the World Hollywood Reporter (blog)
San Francisco Chronicle - - 47 minutes ago
British Columbia - Healthy, Lindsey Vonn is the world's best female skier, an unprecedented distinction for an American in a sport dominated by the Europeans.
Skier Lindsey Vonn says bruise may keep her from Olympics Kansas City Star
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USA Today - - 19 minutes ago
PHOENIX - Steve Blake had 20 points and 12 assists, both season highs, and the depleted Portland Trail Blazers held off a late rally by Phoenix to snap the Suns' five-game winning streak 108-101 on Wednesday night.
Miami Heat's Michael Beasley does not want to be traded MiamiHerald.com
Suns dumped by Trail Blazers AZ Central.com
USA Today - - 3 hours ago
Scientists for the first time have identified genetic variations associated with stuttering, and the study's senior author says his team was "kind of shocked" that two of the implicated genes were linked to rare, ...
First Genes for Stuttering: Common Speech Problem, in Some Cases, May Actually ... Science Daily (press release)
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CNN - - 4 hours ago
Anyone who has received a diagnosis from a mental health professional has most likely had symptoms defined by the DSM. (CNN) -- People with Asperger's syndrome would be included in the same diagnostic group as people with ...
Mental Illness, Redefined Wall Street Journal
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New York Times - - 2 hours ago
A rare study that tracked thousands of children through adulthood found the heaviest youngsters were more than twice as likely as the thinnest to die prematurely, before age 55, of illness or a self-inflicted injury.
CNN - - Feb 4, 2010
"Entertainment Weekly" talked online spoilers with a producer for "The Bachelor" currently starring Jake Pavelka.
Huffington Post (blog) - Feb 7, 2010
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Denver Post - - Feb 7, 2010
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen watches the clock tic down during their win over the Oakland Raiders 23-3 Sunday, September 27, 2009, at the Oakland Coliseum.
CNN - - 19 hours ago
(CNN) -- East Coasters are greeting the latest winter storm to roar from the nation's midsection Wednesday with dismay and delight.
FOXNews - Feb 7, 2010
Below is a transcript of Fox News Sunday's Feb. 7 interview with former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS HOST: Governor Palin, welcome to FOX NEWS SUNDAY.