San Jose Mercury News - - 57 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO - More than two months of a tense standoff over ever-shrinking resources gave way late Monday to an agreement among the four legislative leaders and Gov.
California Budget Deal Closes $26 Billion Gap Wall Street Journal
InformationWeek - - 6 hours ago
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, Google on Monday released Moon in Google Earth, which allows users to explore lunar images and related lunar content.
Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
At Children's National Medical Center in Washington, President Obama holds a discussion with health-care providers Yewande Johnson, Kathleen Quigley and Joseph Wright.
Democrats say tax hit in health plan goes too far Dallas Morning News
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(CNN) -- Japan dissolved its lower house of parliament Tuesday ahead of general elections in August. Prime Minister Taro Aso, a former foreign minister, became prime minister in September.
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New York Times - - 3 hours ago
Rajanish Kakade/AP By VIKAS BAJAJ and LYDIA POLGREEN MUMBAI, India - The sole surviving gunman of the deadly rampage in Mumbai unexpectedly confessed in court here on Monday, adding his voice, matter-of-fact even as he spoke of opening fire into crowds ...
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(CNN) -- Four US troops were killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday in what NATO's International Security Assistance Force said was a roadside bombing, according to a senior US official there.
A Deadly Month for US Troops in Afghanistan New York Times
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The Obama administration is delaying completion of reports examining US detention and interrogation policy, officials said Monday, in a sign of the formidable issues it faces in grappling with how to handle terrorism suspects as it ...
CNN - - 55 minutes ago
(CNN) -- African-American scholar and Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested last week on a charge of disorderly conduct after a confrontation with an officer at his home, according to a Cambridge, Massachusetts, police report.
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
Among those on the list is the 'triumvirate' of the drug trafficking enterprise and its enforcement arm, the Zetas. They are accused of funneling cocaine and marijuana from South America into Texas.
Turning in drug boss could be worth $5 million Houston Chronicle
US offers up to $50 million for Mexican cartel members CNN International
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
July 21 (Bloomberg) -- CIT Group Inc.'s $3 billion financing pledge from bondholders may fail to shield the commercial lender from about $10 billion of debt maturing through next year, mounting loan ...
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MarketWatch - - 18 minutes ago
AMMAN, Jordan ( MarketWatch) -- The Federal Reserve will act decisively to prevent excess money growth from stirring up inflation once the economy recovers, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday in a commentary published in ...
WORLD FOREX: Yen Rises Vs Euro, Dollar On Bernanke Remarks Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 14 minutes ago
July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Elan Corp. said its second-quarter loss unexpectedly narrowed after the Irish drugmaker and partner Biogen Idec Inc. boosted sales of their Tysabri multiple sclerosis treatment.
Elan 2Q Net Loss Narrows, Will Be Ebitda Profitable In '09 Wall Street Journal
PC World - - 5 hours ago
Apple's App Store is never short of controversy, from shaking babies, to explicit racy content. The latest disputable app to be approved by Apple and hit the store is 'Cannabis,' an application that assists users in finding the nearest available ...
Ars Technica - - 8 hours ago
Microsoft has contributed Hyper-V drivers to the Linux kernel in order to improve the performance of running virtualized Linux guests in a Windows host environment.
Space.com - - 3 hours ago
Jupiter has apparently been smacked again by a rogue object hurtling through space, new images from amateur astronomers and NASA reveal.
Giant "scar" on Jupiter spotted by Aussie stargazer Reuters India
Boston Herald - 1 hour ago
By Inside Track Rapper Chris Brown has issued a video mea culpa for the beat-down he put on Rihanna earlier this year. And somehow those snoops at TMZ.
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New York Times - - 2 hours ago
To most of us, most of the time, the news is something that happens to other people, the disembodied events of the day. It was Walter Cronkite's job to embody them for us, to give them presence in our lives.
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Michael Vick, who served 18 months in a federal prison and an additional two months in home confinement for his role in a dogfighting operation, completed his sentence Monday, making him a free man.
Video: Ex-NFL Star Vick Released From Federal Custody The Associated Press
Michael Vick officially off leash Boston Herald
San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
(07-20) 23:15 PDT -- What has been a particularly forgettable season for the A's was interrupted by one of the most memorable games in club history Monday night.
Holliday's 2 homers lift A's The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 33 minutes ago
LOS ANGLES -- Manny Ramirez moved past Mickey Mantle and took sole possession of 15th place on the career home run list with a two-run homer in the second inning of the Dodgers' 7-5 win over the Reds Monday night.
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
(07-20) 21:11 PDT -- Public health experts are gearing up for swine flu vaccinations this fall in what could be the largest mass-immunization campaign since the polio vaccine was introduced more than 50 years ago.
Bloomberg - - 12 hours ago
July 20 (Bloomberg) -- HIV patients in developing nations should start treatment earlier than the World Health Organization recommends, a change that may save 76000 lives in South Africa alone, a new study found.
South Africa Is Seen to Lag in HIV Fight New York Times
Washington Post - - 5 hours ago
A Human Genome Sciences lab in Rockville. Benlysta, the company's experimental drug for lupus, passed a key test. (By Kevin Clark -- The Washington Post) Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material ...
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Washington Post - 35 minutes ago
Eighteen highway rest stops in Virginia were scheduled to shut down Monday night, the latest step in the state's struggle to close a $2.6 billion shortfall in transportation revenues.
Top Kaine donor Sheila Johnson endorses McDonnell Richmond Times Dispatch
New York Times - 2 hours ago
On Wednesday, the Senate is expected to vote on the latest assault on public safety in the name of gun ownership. Introduced as an amendment to the military's budget bill by Senator John Thune, a Republican of South Dakota, this radical measure would ...
Senate takes up concealed weapons measure The Associated Press
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AFP - 20 minutes ago
BEIJING - China's policies toward its ethnic minorities were not to blame for deadly riots this month by Muslim Uighurs and would not be adjusted as a result of the violence, the government said on Tuesday.