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Mine accident sparks scrutiny of company

CNN - Scott Bronstein - ‎1 hour ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff A West Virginia state police car is parked Tuesday outside the coal mine where Monday's fatal blast happened.

Fewer Bags, More Revenue

New York Times - Christine Negroni - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Airlines in the United States started charging for luggage in 2005 by instituting a fee for passengers with more than one bag to check.

The FCC Loses—Again

Wall Street Journal - ‎48 minutes ago‎
To the surprise of no one, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to regulate how Internet service providers manage their networks.

The battle for Middle England: Brown and Cameron take different roads

Times Online - Roland Watson, Francis Elliott - ‎2 hours ago‎
Gordon Brown and David Cameron raced across Battleground Britain yesterday revealing starkly differing campaign styles as they vied for momentum and authenticity.

85 Indian security personnel killed by left-wing rebels

Xinhua - ‎31 minutes ago‎
RAIPUR, India, April 6 (Xinhua) -- The death number of Indian security personnel killed by left-wing Naxal rebels Tuesday attained 85 as more bodies were retrieved from the battleground and some injured succumbed to their injuries, said a police ...

7.8 Earthquake Shakes Indonesia

Voice of America - ‎23 minutes ago‎
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Sumatra and triggered a local tsunami watch. The US Geological Survey says the quake struck before dawn Wednesday.

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Obama's nuclear policy walks careful line

Los Angeles Times - Paul Richter - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Reporting from Washington - President Obama and his senior aides introduced a new nuclear weapons policy Tuesday with the promise that America would no longer build new nuclear weapons.

Man charged with threats on Wash. senator

USA Today - Kathy Kiely - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By John Froschauer, AP By Kathy Kiely, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - The FBI arrested a Washington state man Tuesday on charges he threatened to kill Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.

GOP Squirms as an Unwelcome Spotlight Focuses on Its Leader

New York Times - Adam Nagourney - ‎13 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Michael Steele was hardly the consensus choice to become chairman of the Republican National Committee, scrambling to the top early last year after surviving multiple ballots in a crowded field.

Malone to Reduce Control of DirecTV to Satisfy FCC

New York Times - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By AP EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Media mogul John Malone has agreed to reduce his voting control of satellite TV operator DirecTV Inc. to 3 percent by trading in his super-voting shares for common shares worth some $162 million more.

Most US Stocks Rally as Fed Signals Plans to Leave Rates Low

BusinessWeek - Whitney Kisling - ‎47 minutes ago‎
April 6 (Bloomberg) -- Most US stocks rose, led by banks, as investors bet that the Federal Reserve will keep its benchmark interest rate at a record low to safeguard the economic recovery and lenders rallied on analyst upgrades.

Greek assets hammered amid renewed concerns

Financial Times - Dave Shellock - ‎2 hours ago‎
Worries about Greece returned to haunt European markets yesterday, undermining the euro and driving Greek bond yields to 11-year highs.

Apple Acknowledges iPad Wi-Fi Issues

Wired News - Brian X. Chen - ‎1 hour ago‎
A number of iPad owners have complained about erratic behavior when connecting to their Wi-Fi networks, and Apple has issued a bulletin with a recommended solution.

TSA: don't remove your iPad for X-rays, unless we say so

Ars Technica - Chris Foresman - ‎1 hour ago‎
iPad owners may get a (very) small reprieve when going through security checkpoints at US airports. The Transportation Security Administration told the Associated Press that iPads generally do not ...

AOL Plans to Sell or Shut Bebo Social Networking Site

New York Times - Jenna Wortham - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Two years after AOL acquired the social networking site Bebo for $850 million, the company plans to sell or shut it. AOL sent a memorandum to employees on Tuesday saying it was seeking a buyer for Bebo, which has fallen far behind ...

Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy Split

People Magazine - Brian Orloff - ‎1 hour ago‎
They're grateful for the time they spent together and only wish the best for each other. But for Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy, it's over.

Lindsay Lohan's dad engaged to Gosselin's ex

msnbc.com - David Caplan - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Peter Kramer / AP By David Caplan Her father Michael Lohan and Kate Major, the former reporter who was previously romantically linked to Jon Gosselin, are engaged.

Sandra Bullock Speaks: 'No Sex Tape' With Jesse James

ABC News - Sheila Marikar - ‎4 hours ago‎
"There is no sex tape," the Oscar-winning actress said in a statement to People magazine Tuesday. "There never has been one and there never will be one.

Tiger Woods ready to step into the unknown at Augusta

Washington Post - Mark Lamport-Stokes - ‎24 minutes ago‎
AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - All the hype and speculation about Tiger Woods will begin to ebb away when the scandal-hit world number one makes his long anticipated return to professional golf in Thursday's opening round at the US ...

Redskins won't rule out drafting a QB even after acquiring Donovan McNabb

USA Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Tuesday that even though the team has acquired six-time Pro Bowl QB Donovan McNabb, they may still be hunting for a signal caller in the draft later this month.

Title-game loss doesn't deter Butler celebration

The Associated Press - Michael Marot - ‎50 minutes ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS - The only thing missing was a championship trophy. Less than 24 hours after Gordon Hayward's buzzer-beating shot bounced off the rim, Butler and its fans - new and old - partied inside Hinkle Fieldhouse on Tuesday as if the Bulldogs had ...

Did 'Regular' Flu Shot Up Risks for H1N1 Flu?

U.S. News & World Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
TUESDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) The traditional seasonal flu vaccine may have increased the risk of infection with pandemic H1N1 swine flu, according to the results of four new studies by Canadian researchers.

Data: US teen birth rate on decline

Washington Post - Rob Stein - ‎8 hours ago‎
The rate at which teenagers in the United States are giving birth has dropped, according to the latest government statistics released Tuesday, raising hopes that an alarming two-year increase in teen births was an aberration.
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Online resources for information on health-care reform

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
The ink was hardly dry on the health-care overhaul law when foundations, industry groups and consumer advocates began putting together guides to the new rules.

Even Among Animals: Leaders, Followers and Schmoozers

New York Times - Natalie Angier - ‎Apr 5, 2010‎
I recently tried taking a couple of online personality tests, and I must say I was disappointed by the exercise. I was asked bland amorphisms like whether I was “someone who tends to find fault” with people (duh), is generally ...

Obama's 17-minute, 2500-word response to woman's claim of being 'over-taxed'

Washington Post (blog) - Anne E. Kornblut - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
CHARLOTTE - Even by President Obama's loquacious standards, an answer he gave here on health care Friday was a doozy. Toward the end of a question-and-answer session with workers at an advanced battery technology manufacturer, ...

Meet Forever 21's stylish sisters

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 4, 2010‎
Linda and Esther Chang, the daughters of the fast-fashion chain's founders, may be the brand's secret weapons. SIBLING SYNERGY: Linda Chang, left, heads marketing and Esther Chang oversees the visuals department.

Video Shows US Killing of Reuters Employees

New York Times - Elisabeth Bumiller - ‎Apr 5, 2010‎
WASHINGTON - The Web site WikiLeaks.org released a graphic video on Monday showing an American helicopter shooting and killing a Reuters photographer and driver in a July 2007 attack in Baghdad.

Judge asks Hopper family to put aside differences

CNN - Alan Duke - ‎Apr 5, 2010‎
Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- Dennis Hopper's estranged wife can keep living in the family's Venice, California, compound with the couple's daughter while their divorce under way, a judge ruled Monday.