Los Angeles Times - - 21 minutes ago
Reporting from Washington - Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill worked throughout the day Thursday seeking intraparty agreements over abortion, federal insurance subsidies and other issues in a healthcare package they ...
Democrats Struggle to Finish Health Bill New York Times
USA Today - 57 minutes ago
WASHINGTONlandra - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's wife and daughter were hospitalized Thursday after their minivan was rear-ended by tractor-trailer truck on an interstate in suburban Virginia, authorities said.
Sen. Reid's wife, daughter injured in accident The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 49 minutes ago
Chile begins to recover from the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the country early Saturday, Feb. 27, and caused a tsunami that damaged the country's coastal region and put other countries throughout the Pacific on alert.
Strong quakes torment Chile as president sworn in The Associated Press
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ATHENS—Flights were grounded and trains suspended amid a nationwide general strike Thursday, as Greek police fought running street battles with anarchist youths in fresh and violent signs of anger at the government's austerity plans ...
Video: Greeks stage third general strike Al Jazeera
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Ha'aretz - - 1 hour ago
The Palestinian Authority will not begin indirect talks with Israel unless construction in the settlements, including in East Jerusalem, is completely frozen, PA President Mahmoud Abbas told the Arab League on ...
Biden wants direct talks by summer Jerusalem Post
Times Online - - 2 hours ago
The threat of violent protests loomed over Iraq yesterday as the country's leading opposition politician said that there was widespread fraud in last week's elections.
Video: Iraqi elections sees highest voter turnout Instablogs TV
Once-dominant Sunnis anxiously watch as Iraq votes are tallied Washington Post
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
Three months after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama announced Thursday the 10 charities that will benefit from his $1.4 million cash award.
Obama Lists Who Will Get Prize Money From Nobel New York Times
Obama gives away $1.4M Nobel prize The Associated Press
New York Daily News - - 36 minutes ago
ALBANY - Attorney General Andrew Cuomo handed off the politically red-hot probes of Gov. Paterson on Thursday - clearly hoping not to get burned any more.
New York Times - - 59 minutes ago
President Obama on Thursday announced a broad effort to promote American goods overseas, hoping to bolster competitiveness abroad and create jobs in the United States.
Obama outlines plan to spur US exports and jobs MiamiHerald.com
Obama details plans to boost exports, create jobs The Associated Press
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
It is the Wall Street equivalent of a coroner's report - a 2200-page document that lays out, in new and startling detail, how Lehman Brothers used accounting sleight of hand to conceal the bad ...
Examiner: Lehman Torpedoed Lehman Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
Senator Christopher J. Dodd, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. By SEWELL CHAN WASHINGTON - Democrats said on Thursday that they would go it alone in an effort to pass an overhaul of financial regulation, ...
Plan to push financial reform bill forward could be giant step back Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average hit a seven-week high on Friday as exporters such as Honda Motor gained on a weaker yen amid speculation that the Bank of Japan may take additional steps to ease monetary policy.
Nikkei gains in spite of weak growth data Financial Times
Apple Insider - 46 minutes ago
By AppleInsider Staff Apple is set to take preorders for its highly anticipated iPad multimedia device Friday, and the company's Web site will begin accepting advance orders from customers at 8:30 am Eastern, 5:30 am Pacific.
Apple's iPad pre-sale begins Friday Computerworld
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
March 12 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 overtook Nintendo Co.'s Wii to become the best-selling game console in the US for the first time in more than two years, helped by the introduction of the “BioShock 2” shooting title.
A look at February's top-selling video games The Associated Press
Video Game Sales Fall Again In February Wall Street Journal
PC World - - 42 minutes ago
Entertainment Weekly - - 52 minutes ago
Aaaaand we're on to the finals! After tens of thousands of auditioners, 20 individual episodes, and a glory note from Jermayyy-eee-aay-eee-aay-eee-uhh-nnn-uh Sellers that lasted the entire month of February, American Idol's troubling ...
American Idol Down to a Surprising Top 12 E! Online (blog)
MTV.com - - 37 minutes ago
Late actor's mom was told that an early autopsy points to pulmonary congestion as the cause of death, manager tells CNN. By Kelley L. Carter Preliminary reports reveal that 1980s heartthrob Corey Haim died of an enlarged heart with water-filled lungs, ...
Nicole Eggert Remembers Corey Haim: 'We Loved Each Other So Dearly' Access Hollywood
Los Angeles Times - - 56 minutes ago
The action film faces a disappointing debut behind still-dominant 'Alice,' pre-release surveys show. By Ben Fritz Moviegoers would rather escape to "Wonderland," it appears, than visit the "Green Zone" this weekend.
New York Times - - 27 minutes ago
A grind-it-out halfcourt offense and timely defense enabled seventh-seeded Notre Dame to upset No. 2 Pitt, 50-45, in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.
Notre Dame 50, Pittsburgh 45 USA Today
Big East tournament: Notre Dame upsets Pitt, 50-45 NorthJersey.com
ESPN - 59 minutes ago
AP KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Andrea Riley scored 37 points, Toni Young added 16 and Oklahoma State (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) put away Kansas 76-69 on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 tournament.
K-State beats Oklahoma State 83-64 Kansas City Star
Cats cruise in tourney opener Topeka Capital Journal
ESPN - 23 minutes ago
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New York Times - - Mar 10, 2010
A panel of medical experts on Wednesday recommended steps to reverse a trend that has dismayed many pregnant women: the increasing difficulty of finding doctors and hospitals that will let a woman try to give birth normally if she has ...
Panel urges more choice in birth after C-section Los Angeles Times
U.S. News & World Report - - 9 hours ago
The Department of Agriculture has recalled 1.7 million pounds of ready-to-eat beef taquito and chicken quesadilla products that contain a flavoring ingredient probably tainted by salmonella, the Associated Press reports.
McCormick expands recall of some products The Associated Press
McCormick expands recall of processed mixes Baltimore Sun
U.S. News & World Report - - 6 hours ago
THURSDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of oral drugs prescribed to keep osteoporosis at bay may be associated with unusual fractures of the thigh bone, two new studies suggest.
New concern about osteoporosis drugs KING5.com
CNN - - Mar 8, 2010
According to The Frisky, there are several reasons why George Clooney appeared upset at the Academy Awards last night. (The Frisky) -- Was is just me, or did George Clooney seem upset at the Oscars last night?
Wonderwall - - Mar 8, 2010
Grope for the Best: Charlize Theron is no stranger to taking style risks at the Oscars. Remember when she unleashed the shoulder bow that ate Cleveland?
New York Times - - Mar 8, 2010
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - It is sport among black belt sushi eaters here to see just how daring one's palate can be. But even among the squid-chomping, roe-eating and uni-nibbling fans, whale is almost unheard of on the plate.
The Onion (satire) - Mar 8, 2010
CLEARWATER, KS—Sitting alone in the school nurse's office, local student Vanessa McMillan, 12, was welcomed to the most beautiful and special time in her life Tuesday by a four-page educational pamphlet.
AOL News - Mar 8, 2010
Such is the case in the Florida Keys, where police say a 37-year-old woman crashed her 1995 Ford Thunderbird into another car as she attempted to shave her bikini area.