Wall Street Journal - - 35 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--Looking to push the "long and wrenching debate" over health care into its final stages, President Barack Obama asked lawmakers to schedule an up-or-down vote on overhaul legislation "in ...
Healthcare reform: Obama nudges Congress toward reconciliation Christian Science Monitor
The Associated Press - 36 minutes ago
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New York Daily News - - 32 minutes ago
The Kennedy Airport air traffic controller who brought his son to work and let him direct several planes let a second child do the same thing, officials said.
2 suspended after child radioed pilots at JFK The Associated Press
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By Haaretz Service Three Australia police officers in Israel to investigate the misuse of Australian passports by suspected assassins of a Hamas leader in Dubai were involved in a hit-and-run accident on Wednesday, Australian news outlet ABC reported.
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Voice of America - 40 minutes ago
A strong aftershock caused panic Wednesday among citizens in Chile five days after a massive earthquake killed more than 800 people.
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Arab League foreign ministers endorsed a US-backed plan for indirect peace talks between Palestinians and Israel, raising hopes in Washington that official talks between the two sides could resume for the first time in more than a year.
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Rep. Pete Stark took the gavel of one of the House's most powerful committees today - at least temporarily. Stark, D-Fremont, will be interim chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, with jurisdiction over all taxation and other ...
Facing ethics probes, Rangel drops tax leadership The Associated Press
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CNN - - 1 hour ago
As a major league pitcher, Jim Bunning challenged hitters just as he is now challenging other lawmakers. Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Kentucky, is not running for re-election Washington (CNN) -- Sen. Jim Bunning was called one of the nation's ...
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TheStreet.com - - 25 minutes ago
CHARLOTTE, NC TheStreet) -- Hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger retired from US Airways(LCC Quote) on Wednesday, saying he wants to spend more time advocating for aviation safety and pursuing opportunities ...
Capt. Sully to Retire From US Airways Wall Street Journal
The Associated Press - - 51 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Highlights from the Federal Reserve's survey of economic conditions nationwide. The survey, released Wednesday and known as the Beige Book, is based on information collected from the Fed's 12 regional bank districts.
Fed sees continued economic improvement CNNMoney.com
Fed's Beige Book: 'Modest growth' seen in NM region Bizjournals.com
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
SAN FRANCISCO, March 3 (Reuters) - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (TTWO.O) reported better-than-expected results and the video game maker said it would slash 15 percent of its corporate headcount.
Take-Two Posts Narrower Loss Wall Street Journal
PC World - - 20 minutes ago
Weighing the potential outcomes of Apple's patent infringement lawsuit against HTC, several IP and patent lawyers say HTC's phones could be barred from the United States, but both sides will probably look for a licensing agreement before getting to ...
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Reuters - - 4 hours ago
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Zap2it.com - - 24 minutes ago
As people concentrate on which jeweler lent diamonds for stars to wear to the 82nd Annual Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, on ABC, or how the hosts fare, one critical element is often downplayed -- the music.
With the Oscars days away, Hollywood gets busy The Associated Press
msnbc.com - - 2 hours ago
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Forbes - - 9 minutes ago
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MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Rays rolled out a pair of aces Wednesday afternoon, using James Shields and Matt Garza against the Orioles. Tampa Bay's Nos.
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The Associated Press - - 44 minutes ago
AMSTERDAM - The United States fell flat in Europe once again, losing to the Netherlands 2-1 Wednesday night in the Americans' last match before coach Bob Bradley picks his World Cup roster.
Dutch Down US in Amsterdam FanHouse
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CNN - - 5 hours ago
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Wall Street Journal - - 20 minutes ago
Miracle drugs are irresistible to Big Pharma, even though it is nearly impossible to tell if they work. Pfizer announced Wednesday its Alzheimer's drug under development with California-based Medivation fell flat in a late-stage trial ...
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
In an unusually broad crackdown on deceptive labeling, the US Food and Drug Administration has notified 17 food companies, including major brands such as Gerber and Nestle, that they have violated federal laws by making false or ...
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CNN - - Feb 26, 2010
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New York Times (blog) - - Feb 26, 2010
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TIME - - 6 hours ago
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CNN - - Feb 26, 2010
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New York Times - - 20 hours ago
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