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Bloomberg - - 43 minutes ago
July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Indians offered prayers, Chinese gazed at the sky and astrologers predicted turbulent times as the longest full solar eclipse this century crossed Asia, plunging millions of people into temporary darkness.
Video: Raw Video: Solar Eclipse Covers Parts of Asia The Associated Press
Solar eclipse shrouds Asia in darkness after dawn The Associated Press
New York Times - - 39 minutes ago
President Obama will hold a prime-time news conference on Wednesday that will in effect be a “six-month report card.” By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG WASHINGTON - Six months into his administration, President Obama is at a pivotal moment.
Obama courts health plan skeptics tonight Boston Globe
Los Angeles Times - - 46 minutes ago
Roads will be rougher, classrooms fuller and textbooks more tattered. The odds of encountering someone fresh out of prison will almost certainly be higher.
From the Tarnished Golden State, Lessons for Washington Washington Post
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TEGUCIGALPA, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya said on Tuesday that he has the risk of being assassinated by coup leader upon his return.
Zelaya to announce return to Honduras CNN International
Senator Delays Vote On State Nominee Washington Post
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
BANGKOK - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton intensified her warnings Wednesday about reports of growing military cooperation between North Korea and Myanmar, this time citing the possible transfer of nuclear technology.
US concerned over N. Korea-Myanmar tie CNN International
US concerned about suspected N. Korea-Myanmar military ties Los Angeles Times
Xinhua - 23 minutes ago
PHUKET, Thailand, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi urged here on Wednesday that concerned parties exercise restraints on the situation of Northeast Asia and not to take actions that destabilized regional peace.
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Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
Authorities abruptly dropped criminal charges yesterday against noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., but for Gates and others, it appeared to be a case of too little, too late.
Harvard Scholar Won't Be Charged New York Times
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
The F-22 can perform tactical operations at higher altitudes than other fighters. It can cruise at supersonic speeds without using afterburners and has a skin that scatters radar signals.
President wins on defense spending Boston Globe
Senate votes to terminate additional F-22 production Fort Worth Star Telegram
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
If he's played a fancier room, Brad Paisley doesn't remember it. And certainly not one with as much history. The country music star joined bluegrass singer Alison Krauss on Tuesday afternoon for an hour-long concert and songwriting workshop ...
White House goes a little bit country USA Today
White House goes a little bit country The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 27 minutes ago
SEOUL -- LG Electronics Inc., the country's second-largest electronics maker by revenue after Samsung Electronics Co., Wednesday posted a record-high quarterly net profit, thanks to robust sales of cellphones and flat-screen televisions.
Mobile sales boost for LG profits BBC News
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc.'s price cuts attracted more first-time buyers for Macintosh personal computers last quarter, helping profit and sales top analysts' estimates.
Apple's iPhone Fuels Robust 3Q Sales BusinessWeek
Earnings: More Mac sales boost Apple MiamiHerald.com
The Associated Press - - 27 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke heads back to Capitol Hill Wednesday, where he's likely to face more tough questions about the central bank's extraordinary actions to rescue the economy and its ability to take on even more ...
Breakingviews.com A Small Opening for the Fed's Exit New York Times
Ars Technica - - 7 hours ago
During the period in July that marks the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, several parties have stepped up to commemorate the event.
New York Times - - 5 hours ago
Astronomers were scrambling to get big telescopes turned to Jupiter on Tuesday to observe the remains of what looks like the biggest smashup in the solar system since fragments of the Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into the planet in ...
'Incredible' new scar is spreading on Jupiter Los Angeles Times
PC Magazine - - 13 hours ago
I don't buy books anymore. That is I don't buy hard copies of books anymore. I've been an ereader user for more than three years.
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Even as they seek to account for all of Michael Jackson's business holdings, the two advisors he named co-executors of his will are working to generate income which could strengthen their grip on his multi-million dollar estate, ...
The Daily News Online - - 6 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "And that's the way it is," he'd say. It wasn't, but we wanted that reassurance. The idea that someone could wrangle the world each night and boil it down to a sensible, digestible half hour was so ...
Walter Cronkite New York Times
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
The festival of pop culture fandom returns to San Diego, now with more fervor-fomenting film-directing phenoms. Zombies will parade through downtown San Diego.
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers walloped the Reds Tuesday night, 12-3, but almost lost outfielder Manny Ramirez, who was struck on the left hand by a pitch in the third inning and left the game.
Manny Ramirez promotion doesn't sit well with sponsor Los Angeles Times
Furcal, Dodgers dominate Reds Sports Network
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
OAKLAND -- One night after blowing a 10-run lead, the Twins found a way to eke one out over the A's, picking up a 3-2 victory in 10 innings on Tuesday night at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Cuddyer's revenge: RBI in 10th San Francisco Chronicle
Cuddyer, Twins bounce back against A's Minneapolis Star Tribune
New York Daily News - - 3 hours ago
Robinson Cano's two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth helps the Yankees recapture first place alone atop the AL East. A year ago, Sergio Mitre hit rock bottom when he underwent Tommy John surgery and was subsequently released by ...
Yankees take five, surge into first Boston Herald
Yanks' Mitre gets first win since 2007 The Associated Press
BBC News - 12 hours ago
The rapid spread of the swine flu pandemic has forced the World Health Organization (WHO) to change tack. The focus now should be on quick response to severe outbreaks to minimise impact, rather than on attempting to halt growth of the virus, it says.
BBC News - - 14 hours ago
A week after giving birth to her sixth child, Christine Achan walked 60 km (37 miles) from her village in northern Uganda to get life-saving anti-retroviral drugs to stop her and her baby becoming sick with Aids.
Wall Street Journal - - 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--Conservative Democrats gained support Tuesday in a White House meeting for a proposal to strengthen an outside Medicare advisory board, according to a House lawmaker at the center of ...
Obama, Democrats Push Ahead on Healthcare U.S. News & World Report
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki meets President Barack Obama on Wednesday in a visit aimed at asserting Iraq's newfound sovereignty and encouraging foreign investors to return to the war-ravaged ...
Iraq's Reluctant Leader Emerges as Unlikely Force Wall Street Journal
Envoy to Iraq has message of tough love USA Today
Washington Post - - 6 hours ago
An independent investigator has determined that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) may have violated state ethics laws by soliciting and accepting private donations to pay $500000 in legal debts.
Report Questions Palin Legal Defense Fund New York Times
MiamiHerald.com - - 1 hour ago
After avoiding the question for weeks, Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running for the Senate, said he opposes the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
Committee Vote on Sotomayor Nomination Is Delayed New York Times
GOP Senators Weigh Backing Sotomayor Wall Street Journal