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Washington Post - - 5 hours ago
At her confirmation hearings Judge Sonia Sotomayor eluded efforts from both Democrats and Republicans to draw out statements of liberal thought.
Diversity a touchy topic at Sotomayor hearings Los Angeles Times
Sotomayor would lend different experience to court The Associated Press
CNN - 1 hour ago
JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) -- Indonesian police have recovered a laptop that they believe belonged to one of the bombers of Friday's twin hotel attacks in Jakarta, the country's official news agency said Sunday.
Terrorist attacks rekindle Indonesians' anxieties The Associated Press
Police 'identify' Jakarta bomber Aljazeera.net
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - -- President Barack Obama moved Friday to steady his campaign to overhaul health care, sending Congress a new proposal for curbing costs and taking to the airwaves to encourage Democrats laboring to ...
Obama defends fiscal viability of healthcare plan Boston Globe
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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (CNN) -- Delegates for deposed Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya have agreed to a seven-point proposal that would return him to power.
Talks on Honduras break down Saturday MiamiHerald.com
AFP - 2 hours ago
MUMBAI - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was Sunday due in the Indian capital hoping to narrow a wide gap with her hosts on fighting climate change ahead of a high-stakes conference later in the year.
Times Online - - 2 hours ago
Carla Bruni may be the First Lady of France, but she had no chance of becoming the First Diva at Saturday's exuberant Nelson Mandela birthday concert in New York.
World Celebrates First Annual 'Mandela Day' Voice of America
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SAN FRANCISCO - Authorities are investigating mechanical and human errors as possible causes of a collision between two San Francisco light-rail trains that has left several dozen people injured.
Probe begins in Calif. rail crash that hurt dozens Sacramento Bee
Washington Post - - 16 hours ago
The House intelligence committee announced yesterday it will investigate the cia's handling of its secret al-Qaeda assassination program, including whether Vice President Richard B. Cheney improperly intervened to stop the ...
House Looks Into Secrets Withheld From Congress New York Times
Seattle Times - - 1 hour ago
Since California became the first to legalize marijuana for medicinal use, the weed the federal government puts in the same category as heroin and cocaine has become a major economic force.
California sprouts marijuana 'green rush' The Associated Press
Some Say Calif. Can Toke Away Woes ABC News
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - CIT Group Inc was in talks with a bondholder group on Saturday, as the lender tried to hammer out a rescue financing deal before markets opened and avoid bankruptcy, a source close to the situation said.
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 80 percent of the US banks that received federal bailout funds said the money had helped them increase lending or avoid a drop in lending as the recession worsened earlier this year, according to a new survey released ...
Tracking The TARP Cash Forbes
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
US stocks rose, propelling the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index to its biggest weekly gain since March, as Goldman Sachs Group and Intel beat analysts' estimates and reports on manufacturing and retail sales signaled the economy is improving.
Goldman's Success: Put Down Those Pitchforks Seeking Alpha
San Jose Mercury News - 1 hour ago
Today: NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain Viewis hosting "Moonfest 2009: From Apollo to LCROSS, and Beyond!" The event will focus on 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moonwalks and NASA's Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) ...
For the Apollo astronauts, a small world Los Angeles Times
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
Astronauts worked to install a porch for outside experiments on Japan's expansive space station lab Saturday, a major objective made more difficult by microphone static that often drowned out the spacewalkers' voices.
Astronauts on first ISS spacewalk BBC News
Right Juris - 34 minutes ago
By Ryan In a move that is causing an uproar for Amazon Kindle owners Amazon has unilaterally removed books previously purchased by Kindle owners.
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK -- Presidents, astronauts and colleagues on Saturday paid tribute to Walter Cronkite, the iconic face of television journalism to generations of Americans.
Cronkite set a standard that remains unmatched San Francisco Chronicle
Amid Blizzard, Cronkite Helped Make Sports History New York Times
Detroit Free Press - 48 minutes ago
Pet Airways started service last week and is flying pets to and from Baltimore/Washington International; Midway in Chicago; Rocky Mountain Airport in Broomfield, Colo.
Pet Airways takes off with new flights for pets only Seattle Times
Tours to Jacko's boyhood home MiamiHerald.com
Entertainment Weekly - - 15 hours ago
There's no slowing down Harry Potter. The boy wizard's sixth installment, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, grossed an additional $26.8 million on Friday, bringing its three-day total to an impressive $107 million.
'Harry Potter' reigns at the boxoffice Friday Hollywood Reporter
Review: Latest Harry Potter' installment a skillful and ... LubbockOnline.com
BBC Sport - - 55 minutes ago
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Steve Marino's crazy day Boston Herald
Watson at brink of history Cincinnati.com
San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
On the eve of the biggest stage yet in the 96th Tour de France, a bizarre turn of events Saturday afternoon shone the spotlight away from Lance Armstrong.
Woman Dies After Being Hit by Police Motorcycle on Route New York Times
It's an uphill climb to end Sacramento Bee
Boston Herald - - 1 hour ago
TORONTO - Familiarity breeds contempt, goes the old saying. In baseball, though, unfamiliarity isn't much better. Most Red Sox [team stats] hitters couldn't pronounce Toronto Blue Jays starter Marc Rzepczynski's name yesterday.
Sox hardly letter-perfect vs. Blue Jays Boston Globe
Foster's Daily Democrat - - 15 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - With swine flu continuing to spread around the world, researchers say they have found the reason it is - so far - more a series of local blazes than a wide-raging wildfire.
2 suspected cases of swine flu found in Haywood Asheville Citizen-Times
Experts: Swine Flu Is Waning, Will Return In The Fall Hartford Courant
Poughkeepsie Journal - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - A growing number of House Democrats, including some members of the New York delegation, oppose imposing an income tax surcharge to pay for health-care reform.
Alliances In Health Debate Splinter Washington Post
Anti-Abortion Democrats Emerge As Obstacle To Health-Care Bill Wall Street Journal
ABC News - - 9 hours ago
Some are whimsical, like the ad in which a clipboard toting bureaucrat literally stands between doctor and patient. Others instill fear, like the one in which a Canadian warns, "If I'd relied on my government for health care, ...
Harry And Louise Switch Sides In Health-Care Debate Wall Street Journal
CNN - 9 hours ago
AFP - 31 minutes ago
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - The Taliban has released a 28-minute video showing a US soldier reportedly captured by the hard-line Islamist group in Afghanistan last month, officials and witnesses said.
US condemns video of soldier missing in Afghanistan Reuters India
New York Times - - 10 hours ago
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Several prominent Iranian conservative figures and hard-line newspapers offered sharp criticism on Saturday of former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who delivered a speech on Friday that assailed the ...
Hard-liners accuse top Iranian cleric of defiance The Associated Press