Orlando Sentinel - - 26 minutes ago
Experienced whale trainer Dawn Brancheau died in an incident at SeaWorld Orlando on Wednesday afternoon while working with a killer whale.
Washington Post - - 57 minutes ago
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By AP AP -- The White House has invited 22 high-ranking lawmakers to Thursday's summit on health care at Blair House, across the street from the White House.
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Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says three Australians whose passports were used by suspected Mossad assassins in Dubai appear to have been the victims of identity fraud.
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Reuters - - 37 minutes ago
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India accused Pakistani border guards of firing at one of its posts across the disputed frontier in Kashmir yesterday on the eve of the first formal peace talks between the South Asian rivals since the Mumbai attacks in November 2008.
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Feb 24 (Reuters) - The US Air Force on Wednesday released final rules for its third attempt since 2001 to buy new aerial refueling planes, after two earlier efforts failed amid ethics violations and technical mistakes.
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Voice of America - - 1 hour ago
Photo: AP Corporate leaders and chief executive officers listen as President Barack Obama discusses the economy with the Business Roundtable at St. Regis Hotel in Washington, 24 Feb 2010 "We need to build an economy where we borrow less and produce ...
Obama offers himself as business-friendly centrist BusinessWeek
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Chicago Tribune - - 5 hours ago
Gov. Pat Quinn is looking at cutting about $2 billion in state spending in the budget he'll propose next month, new documents the administration posted today on its budget Web site show.
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BusinessWeek - - 21 minutes ago
Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- The dollar may decline versus the euro for a second day on speculation the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates near zero to support an economic recovery.
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Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
DETROIT (Dow Jones)--General Motors Co.'s Hummer line of beefy SUVs is headed for extinction after a deal to sell the brand to a Chinese manufacturer fell apart.
GM to End Hummer After Sale to Chinese Buyer Fails New York Times
MarketWatch - - 53 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX) said late Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit rose to $223.3 million from $206.8 million, in the year-ago period.
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PC World - - 1 hour ago
A few years ago, I got a hateful letter in the mail. Hey, it's all good -- these things happen. But now, I'm going to see if I can get my mailman jailed for delivering it.
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PC Magazine - - 29 minutes ago
Nintendo has just released details on the forthcoming update to its popular handheld gaming platform: The Nintendo DSi XL will go on sale in the US on March 28 and have a list price of $189.99.
msnbc.com - 33 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - Simon Cowell has confirmed that this season of “American Idol” - the show's ninth, will be his last. While the show has produced a host of Grammy winners, one Oscar winner, and given the world a host of quirky former contenders (William ...
MTV.com - - 1 hour ago
After filling his resume with somewhat gritty character roles in recent years, Mickey Rourke may finally have the chance to play a real family man - that is, if raising a barbarian warrior in Lionsgate's upcoming "Conan" film counts.
Yahoo! Sports - - 1 hour ago
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Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Reporting from Vancouver, Canada - Goaltender Jonas Hiller of Switzerland and the Ducks nearly turned the Olympic hockey tournament upside down Wednesday with a valiant, 42-save performance in a thrilling quarterfinal loss to Team USA ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution - - 17 minutes ago
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USA Today - 41 minutes ago
NBC has announced that it will carry Friday's men's Olympic hockey semifinal game involving Team USA live in all time zones.
WebMD - - 16 minutes ago
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Medscape - - 1 hour ago
February 24, 2010 - In a rare display of bipartisan unity, the US House of Representatives this afternoon passed, by a lopsided vote of 406 to 19, legislation that would end health insurance companies' 65-year exemption from a variety of federal ...
Reuters - - 24 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the United States' largest health insurer, WellPoint Inc (WLP.N), rejected charges on Wednesday that it was raising premiums to "squeeze" consumers in the name of profit as lawmakers and the Obama administration ...
Sebelius Invites Health Insurer CEOs To Discuss Rates Wall Street Journal
Insurer blames health costs for California rate hikes Los Angeles Times
CNN - - 16 hours ago
New York (CNN) -- Two men have been arrested in a bold and bizarre jewelry store robbery involving crooks who disguised themselves in Hasidic Jewish attire, complete with hats and false beards, police announced Tuesday.
The Onion (satire) - Feb 19, 2010
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL—In an announcement highly anticipated by sex fans around the world, Tiger Woods told a small gathering of reporters, family, and lovers Friday that the most dominant fornicator on the planet would soon return to sex.
Huffington Post (blog) (satire) - Feb 19, 2010
This is quite possibly the greatest Craigslist ad of all time. And not in the "crazy person had access to a computer and wants a woman to sit in a tub of pasta" sort of way.
Newsweek - - Feb 19, 2010
Law enforcement is tracking Americans' cell phones in real time—without the benefit of a warrant. Remember life without your iPhone, Blackberry or Treo?
SI.com - Feb 19, 2010
Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we ease our way into an NFL offseason that increasingly feels like the quiet (2010) before the storm (2011)... As the league's looming labor issues begin demanding more of our attention, ...