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Cassidy: Health care debate's toll on civility worth the price

San Jose Mercury News - Mike Cassidy - ‎1 hour ago‎

Will Google's China move set a new tone?

MarketWatch - John Letzing - ‎31 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Google Inc.'s decision to brazenly challenge Internet censorship laws in China may encourage other firms doing business in the Middle Kingdom to adopt a bolder tone, industry experts say.
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GOP lawmaker apologizes for 'baby killer' outburst

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rep. Randy Neugebauer of Texas said his remark, shouted during Rep. Bart Stupak's floor speech, was 'mistakenly interpreted' and referred to the White House agreement on abortion funding.

Settlements strain Israel's relationships with US and Hillary Clinton

Washington Post - Dana Milbank - ‎1 hour ago‎
As members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee entered the Washington Convention Center on Monday for their annual conference, a man stood outside, handing out copies of what he called "today's statement.

France: Sarkozy Reshuffles Cabinet

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, dismissed his labor minister and reshuffled several other cabinet posts on Monday after leftists trounced his conservatives in regional elections.

In Afghanistan, Karzai holds talks with key insurgent groups

Washington Post - Keith B. Richburg - ‎6 hours ago‎
KABUL -- President Hamid Karzai held talks here Monday with representatives of one of the key insurgent groups battling his government, as the president continues his high-stakes push for an eventual reconciliation among all of ...

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Acorn to Shut All Its Offices by April 1

New York Times - Ian Urbina - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The community organizing group Acorn announced Monday that it would close all its remaining state affiliates and field offices by April 1. The organization is “developing a plan to resolve all outstanding debts, obligations and other ...

Senate panel approves financial overhaul bill

Washington Post - Brady Dennis, David Cho - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Senate Banking Committee approved far-reaching legislation on Monday to overhaul the nation's financial regulatory system by a 13-10 vote along party lines.

Bill aims to speed up air traffic system overhaul

The Associated Press - Joan Lowy - ‎26 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Transforming the nation's air traffic system by replacing World War II-era radar with 21st century GPS technology would be accelerated under a bill approved Monday by the Senate.

2 Airlines Reach Deal to Give Up Flight Slots

New York Times - Jad Mouawad - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Delta Air Lines and US Airways said Monday that they had agreed to give up 20 pairs of takeoff and landing rights at La Guardia Airport and Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington to gain federal approval for a larger exchange of ...

US Stocks End Higher; Citigroup Jumps Nearly 4%

CNBC - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stocks ended higher Monday, led by health care, as passage of the health-care bill lifted uncertainty surrounding the legislation that was hanging over the market.

AP Sources: Pay czar to widen compensation review

The Associated Press - Stevenson Jacobs, Daniel Wagner - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - The Obama administration's pay czar is launching a review of compensation for 25 top executives at all financial firms that received federal bailout money, according to three people familiar with the plan.

Kindle for iPad Could Heat Up E-Book Business

PC World - ‎2 hours ago‎
Amazon has posted a preview of the future of e-books, its Kindle e-reader app for Apple's forthcoming iPad. Amazon, the top e-book reseller, is teaming its e-book format with the most anticipated tablet device we've seen so far.

Doing Business in America's Riskiest Cities for Cybercrime

PC World - Tony Bradley - ‎34 minutes ago‎
There are a number of considerations to take into account when determining where to set up a business. Favorable tax codes, proximity to customers or suppliers, general climate or weather conditions, and other factors all play into the ...

Palm and Dell Phones Head to AT&T

PC World - Harry McCracken - ‎6 hours ago‎
At the moment, it's fashionable to declare Palm to be dead. It's true that things look bleak at the moment, but pundits have been writing premature obituaries for the company for years, so I'd take the current round of knowing analysis with a grain of ...

Miley Cyrus Says 'I Just Want To Do Films' On 'The View'

MTV.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
'I have a record coming out in June, and that's going to be the last thing I do in music for a while,' she says. Miley Cyrus stopped by "Good Morning America" on Monday (March 22) and followed up her New York City press tour with a stop by "The View," ...

Without Sandra Bullock, Blind Side's Berlin Premiere Canceled

People Magazine - Chris Pizzello - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Sandra Bullock had originally planned also to travel to Berlin to promote the film, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress on March 7, before taking a break from making movies.

Kate Gosselin: 'I don't have time' for backlash

USA Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
Kate Gosselin says she pays no attention to critics and gossip tied to her stint on ABC's Dancing With the Stars, which begins its 10th season tonight.

Will Mauer deal affect talks for Fielder?

MLB.com - Adam McCalvy - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHOENIX -- Twins general manager Bill Smith had his photo op with Joe Mauer on Monday night, when Minnesota planned to announce Mauer's new eight-year, $184 million contract extension.

49ers cut ties with GM McCloughan

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - The San Francisco 49ers announced they have cut ties with general manager Scot McCloughan. "This is in the mutual interest of both parties," 49ers president Jed York said during a conference call from the owners meetings ...
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Tiger may never reach boring again

National Post - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Shaun Best/Reuters Tiger Woods addressed his recent problems in two separate five-minute interviews released simultaneously on Sunday, to ESPN and The Golf Channel.

Glaxo's rotavirus vaccine use suspended - US

Reuters - Maggie Fox, Lisa Richwine - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - Doctors should temporarily stop using GlaxoSmithKline Plc's (GSK.L) (GSK.N) Rotarix vaccine against a diarrhea-causing virus called rotavirus because it is contaminated with an ...

10 states line up to sue over health bill, Florida AG says

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- Ten states plan to file a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the new health care reform bill, Florida's attorney general announced Monday.

Wall Street weighs House's action in wake of health-care reform passage

MarketWatch - Russ Britt - ‎6 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Hospital and nursing home operators are sharply up while health insurers are mixed, with the nation's biggest carriers in the red.

For Consumers, Clarity on Health Care Changes

New York Times - Tara Siegel Bernard - ‎Mar 21, 2010‎
American consumers, who spent a year watching Congress scratch and claw over sweeping health care legislation, can now try to figure out what the overhaul would mean for them.

Eraser Duty for Bart?

New York Times - Maureen Dowd - ‎Mar 20, 2010‎
Angry nuns have been calling Congressman Bart Stupak's office to complain about his dismissive comments on their bravura decision to make a literal Hail Mary pass, break with Catholic bishops and endorse the health care bill.

Israel won't back down in dispute with US, PM says

CNN - Paula Hancocks - ‎Mar 21, 2010‎
Jerusalem (CNN) -- Israel has no intention of backing down in its argument with the United States over Israeli plans to build 1600 apartments on disputed land in largely Arab East Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.

Google Street View shows 'secret' SAS base in major security breach

Daily Mail - ‎Mar 19, 2010‎
By Daily Mail Reporter Military chiefs and MPs blasted internet giant Google today after its Street View service included detailed pictures of the headquarters of the SAS.

America's Real Dream Team

New York Times - Thomas L. Friedman - ‎Mar 20, 2010‎
Went to a big Washington dinner last week. You know the kind: Large hall; black ties; long dresses. But this was no ordinary dinner.