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By VOA News Iran's capital appears tense but quiet early Sunday, with no reports of large-scale protests after a week of sometimes violent demonstrations against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed election victory.
San Jose Mercury News - - 1 hour ago
There have been enough baseball books written about fathers and sons playing catch, it seems, to fill an entire book store. It is sports literature ad nauseam, and it's never-ending.
They Love You, Dad, But Are Spending Less Washington Post
Obama's example: Putting family first San Francisco Chronicle
New York Times - - 12 hours ago
BAGHDAD - A suicide truck bomb exploded in a volatile region of northern Iraq on Saturday, killing at least 68 people and wounding nearly 200 more, even as Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki pledged that attacks like it would not ...
Video: Truck Bomb in Northern Iraq Kills More Than 70 The Associated Press
Iraq bombing kills 70, injures 182 Los Angeles Times
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New York Times - Jun 16, 2009
Following is a text of the news conference held by President Obama and President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea on Tuesday, as released by the White House.
Video: Obama: Nuclear-armed North Korea a Grave Threat The Associated Press
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea has criticized the US for reaffirming its nuclear protection of South Korea during a recent summit, saying it exposed a US plot to launch atomic war.
What's known about missile shield in Hawaii Christian Science Monitor
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans strongly support fundamental changes to the healthcare system and a move to create a government-run insurance plan to compete with private insurers, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll published on Saturday.
In Poll, Wide Support for Government-Run Health New York Times
Washington Post - 5 hours ago
President Obama defended his proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency in his weekly radio address yesterday, saying it would tamp down the kind of deceptive lending practices and complicated contracts he said often hurt consumers.
Video: Obama: New Consumer Protections 'essential' The Associated Press
Obama ready for fight on financial overhaul The Associated Press
New York Daily News - - Jun 20, 2009
President Obama turned jokemaster-in-chief at the 65th Annual Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner last night and had them in stitches.
All Atwitter at Correspondents' Dinner, Minus Twitter Washington Post
Bloomberg - - 20 hours ago
June 20 (Bloomberg) -- Texas financier Allen Stanford was indicted with a former Antiguan regulator on charges they helped direct a $7 billion fraud that US prosecutors said put the “integrity ...
Video: Stanford Indicted for Alleged Ponzi Scheme The Associated Press
Stanford, flamboyant Texan, faces criminal charges guardian.co.uk
Bloomberg - - 15 hours ago
June 20 (Bloomberg) -- Daimler AG and Porsche SE dismissed a report about potential talks over a Daimler investment in Porsche as “speculation.
Volkswagen sees positive Q2 results -CFO guardian.co.uk
MiamiHerald.com - - Jun 19, 2009
Florida's unemployment rate broke a psychological barrier in May, entering double digits for the first time in 34 years. Although Florida's economy could start to grow again early next year, experts say unemployment ...
Calif. jobless rate climbs to record 11.5 percent BusinessWeek
San Francisco Chronicle - - 5 hours ago
The iphone caused upheaval when it appeared two years ago, changing what people thought they could do with their mobile phones. The ripples are still coming.
Analyst says iPhone to dominate in 2009 United Press International
Reuters - - 4 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - The recording industry secured a resounding victory last week when a Minneapolis jury awarded the four major labels $1.92 million in damages after unanimously finding that a 32-year-old mother had willfully ...
RIAA needs to be disbanded, says Moby Afterdawn.com
Bankruptcy could protect Jammie Thomas CNET News
Los Angeles Times - - Jun 19, 2009
Reuters - - 12 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sandra Bullock took the crown at the weekend box office in North America for the first time in 10 years with her latest romantic comedy, according to preliminary sales data issued Saturday.
'The Proposal' likely to jilt awards bridesmaid Sandra Bullock Los Angeles Times
The Proposal TheCelebrityCafe.com
FOXNews - Jun 19, 2009
AP Reality TV stars Jon Gosselin and his wife Kate Gosselin from the TLC series, 'Jon & Kate Plus 8.' Reality TV stars Jon Gosselin and his wife Kate Gosselin from the TLC series, 'Jon & Kate Plus 8.' NEW YORK - Reports that Jon Gosselin is looking for ...
Jon & Son Plus a Doctor Visit TMZ.com
The Associated Press - 13 hours ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Gods, heroes and long-dead mortals stepped off their plinths into the evening sky of Athens on Saturday during the lavish launch of the new Acropolis Museum, a decades-old dream that Greece hopes will also help reclaim a cherished ...
Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
FARMINGDALE, NY - The US Open that doesn't feel like a US Open continued yesterday at Bethpage Black, complete with scoring records, partial rounds, 7:22 pm tee times, and more Doppler radar shots than the evening newscast.
Mickelson, Woods looking for a few good putts San Francisco Chronicle
Woods has river to cross at wet Open Philadelphia Inquirer
Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
Both had stood on the Fenway Park mound for the biggest of moments. Both had shown postseason genius, helping lead the Red Sox to a curse-breaking championship and a greatness-solidifying championship.
Dice-K to miss next turn in BoSox rotation Denver Post
Baseball Notes: Boston's Dice-K to skip his next start Philadelphia Inquirer
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
He hits it with two out in the ninth, and Baltimore holds on for a 6-5 win over Philadelphia. Baltimore 6, at Philadelphia 5: Brian Roberts hit a two-run homer with two out in the ninth against fill-in closer Ryan Madson to lift the Orioles.
Roberts 2-run, 2-out homer lifts Orioles in 9th, 6-5 Baltimore Sun
Orioles hand Phils fifth straight loss Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Rising opposition is pushing the Democrats to compromise. How far will they go to get a bill passed? President Obama's healthcare plan, the centerpiece of his domestic agenda, has run into serious trouble.
Obama may need firmer hand on health care debate The Associated Press
Arizona Daily Star - - 1 hour ago
The swine flu outbreak that has wrecked Mexico's economy may become a case study in reckless journalism. It now turns out that it's not clear whether the H1N1 pandemic originated in Mexico, as first reported, or in the United States.
Swine flu could cripple poor countries' health services: UN Ethiopian Review
Bloomberg - - 3 hours ago
June 21 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs, on medical leave since January, had a liver transplant about two months ago, a person familiar with the matter said.
Steve Jobs reportedly had liver transplant San Francisco Chronicle
Transplant can reduce Apple CEO Steve Jobs' cancer risk, Stanford... San Jose Mercury News
OregonLive.com - - 6 hours ago
UnknownYou can hear a faint buzz of dismay any time President Obama falls to behave precisely like a liberal superhero. Leave it to a fatly buzzing fly to embody the peskiest part of President Obama's job: No matter what ...
Obama's Fly Move New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours ago
AP A 41-year-old woman was killed as she tried to run from her vehicle to safety after railroad tank cars holding thousands of gallons of highly flammable ethanol derailed at a crossing and exploded, authorities said Saturday.
Rockford woman killed in train derailment Chicago Tribune
San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 19, 2009
After noting that DNA testing has an "unparalleled ability both to exonerate the wrongly convicted and to identify the guilty," a five-member majority of the Supreme Court said there was no right to the convincing reviews.
Unfair Denial of DNA Tests New York Times
Innocents Lost Washington Post