Los Angeles Times - - 46 minutes ago
Marines and Afghan troops fight to clear holdout insurgents from one corner of the city in southern Afghanistan. NATO says there is another casualty among Western troops, bringing the total to 13.
Video: Fighting Rages As Karzai Urges NATO Restraint The Associated Press
Afghanistan offensive easing off Aljazeera.net
Reuters - - 52 minutes ago
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli intelligence experts dismissed on Sunday the prospect of lasting diplomatic fallout for Israel or damage to its Mossad spy agency over the spotlight shone on the assassination of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
FOXNews - 2 hours ago
Republicans are going to show up Thursday for a meeting on health care reform with President Obama and congressional Democrats, but they aren't going to accept whole cloth a bill outlining Democratic plans that is being posted on the White House Web ...
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Ten music students from Jersey who are on a visit to Madeira are all reported to be safe after rainstorms and floods have killed at least 40 people there.
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Aljazeera.net - 3 hours ago
A represententative of Sudan's Justice and Equality Movement (Jem) has said the temporary ceasefire deal the group signed with the government is intended to facilitate forthcoming elections.
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New York Times - - 13 minutes ago
BERLIN - A day after his government collapsed, Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende said Sunday that he expected Dutch troops to come home from Afghanistan before the end of the year.
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Boston Globe - - 13 hours ago
Alexander Haig Jr. also served as White House chief of staff during the Nixon administration. He was a four-star general. (Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/File 1988) By Mark Feeney Alexander M. Haig Jr.
Video: Former Secretary of State Al Haig Dies The Associated Press
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New York Daily News - - 7 hours ago
CNN - - 14 hours ago
Austin, Texas (CNN) -- The former accountant for Andrew Joseph "Joe" Stack III -- who officials say flew his plane into a Texas building housing an Internal Revenue Service office -- says Stack had never threatened him, a spokesman for the accountant ...
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Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)--Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHA.XE) is open to talks with pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit without preconditions, the company said in a statement Sunday, ahead of a pilot strike set for Monday.
CORRECTED - Germany Braces For Four - Day Lufthansa Strike New York Times
Bloomberg - - 8 hours ago
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The Japanese government may review product recall systems, the Kyodo News reported, without saying where it obtained the information.
Video: Toyota CEO Will Now Testify Before Congress The Associated Press
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Wall Street Journal - - 11 hours ago
For the first time in three years, credit-card issuers are ramping up their mailbox solicitations. But don't expect to see your father's credit-card appeals.
New credit card rules take effect tomorrow News 10NBC
Computerworld - - 4 hours ago
Computerworld - The parents of a Pennsylvania high school student have asked a federal judge to bar school district personnel from switching on cameras in school-issued MacBook laptops, calling the security feature "peeping tom ...
Video: Pa. School Accused of Spying on Students The Associated Press
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A last-ditch attempt at passing a climate change bill begins in the Senate this week with senators mindful that time is running short and that approaches to the legislation still vary widely, according to sources.
Barometer of progress on climate change Financial Times
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eWeek - - 5 hours ago
Google Buzz is not intended as a challenge to Facebook or Twitter, but as a unique complement to those Web services, the Google executive overseeing Buzz told eWEEK.
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Reuters - - 11 hours ago
Actor Jeremy Renner from the film ''The Hurt Locker'' poses on the red carpet at the 16th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 23, 2010.
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SI.com - - 2 hours ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The buzz around town surrounding what's being dubbed "Super Sunday" is palpable. Team USA defenseman Tim Gleason got a taste of it the other day, when he was riding in a Vancouver taxicab, and his driver -- evidently not ...
Super Sunday men's hockey madness looms after Canadian Olympian failures The Canadian Press
Hockey games cap weekend full of Olympic rivalries Washington Post
Sports Network - - 19 minutes ago
Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Hearing about all the big Olympic parties? Wishing you could be in Vancouver? Don't fret, you're invited to Apolo Anton Ohno's Olympic bash, and it's going on all this week.
Apolo Anton Ohno Wins Record Seventh Medal People Magazine
Kansas City Star - 47 minutes ago
American Lindsey Vonn had the lead when she finished her run, but she ended up in third place in the women's super-G. WHISTLER, British Columbia | US ski coach Jim Tracy likes to say “there's a thin line between skiing aggressively and laying it on the ...
Vonn glad to rest injured shin before last 2 races Chicago Sun-Times
Vonn steady presence Boston Globe
Telegraph.co.uk - - 1 hour ago
A global mass-population screening programme could rid the world of the scourge of HIV/Aids within 40 years, it has been claimed. By Richard Alleyne, Science Correspondent in San Diego Testing most of the world's population for HIV, and treating those ...
CNN - 20 hours ago
(CNN) -- The diabetes drug Avandia is linked with tens of thousands of heart attacks, and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline knew of the risks for years but worked to keep them from the public, according to a Senate committee report released Saturday.
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Los Angeles Times - 16 hours ago
Two decades ago, New York passed a law requiring insurers to accept all applicants, even those with preexisting conditions. Now, premiums in the state are the highest in the nation by some estimates.
Obama Talks About Health Care and Dental Coverage WorlDental.org
Wall Street Journal - - Feb 19, 2010
When James Watson was 24 years old, he spent more time thinking about women than work, according to his memoir "Genes, Girls and Gamow.
NBCOlympics.com - Feb 17, 2010
Vancouver (AFP) Russia's Oksana Domninaand Maksim Shabalinremained defiant Wednesday about their Aboriginal-themed original dance as they took to the ice ahead of their Olympic bid in Vancouver.
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
In a low, tan building in Nevada, Air Force personnel sit in padded chairs and control aircraft over Iraq and Afghanistan. They are 7500 miles away, yet feel more affected by war than ever.
New York Times - - Feb 17, 2010
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Nathan Myhrvold wants to shake up the marketplace for ideas. His mission and the activities of the company he heads, Intellectual Ventures, a secretive $5 billion investment firm that has scooped up 30000 patents, ...
Wall Street Journal - - Feb 19, 2010
A new federal credit-card law that takes effect Monday could erase billions of dollars a year in fees and interest charges paid by consumers.