Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
The former president's surprise mission is aimed at negotiating the release of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who have been sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for illegal entry.
Bill Clinton in North Korea to Seek Release of US Reporters New York Times
The Associated Press - - 26 minutes ago
MELBOURNE, Australia - Australian police said Tuesday they have thwarted a terrorist plot in which extremists with ties to an al-Qaida-linked Somali Islamist group planned to invade a military base and open fire with automatic weapons until they were ...
Australia foils terrorist plot to attack army base Washington Post
Philadelphia Inquirer - - 25 minutes ago
The Obama administration is putting pressure on the US Senate to act quickly and approve $2 billion to keep the popular but financially strapped "Cash for Clunkers" program running.
Video: Cash for Clunker Deals Could Break Down The Associated Press
No Senate schedule on cash for clunkers Detroit Free Press
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Washington Post - - 5 hours ago
After a hotly contested election pitting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against leading challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi, the government declared Ahmadinejad the winner on June 13.
Video: Iran Protests Not Over CBSNewsOnline
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AFP - 3 hours ago
MANILA - Military officers who launched seven bloody coup attempts against the late Philippine president Corazon Aquino on Tuesday paid tribute to their one-time foe, praising her bravery in the face of gunfire.
MILF joins nation in mourning for Cory GMA news.tv
Arroyo son mulls going to Aquino wake Inquirer.net
Jerusalem Post - - 11 hours ago
The recent article, "Obama means what he says" on July 22 by CEO of Americans for Peace Now (APN) Debra DeLee, was a breathtaking display of misplaced arrogance and misleading dogma.
US criticises Israeli eviction move Aljazeera.net
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The Associated Press - - 16 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is struggling to find a way to pay for an overhaul of the nation's health care system without violating his campaign promise not to raise taxes on the middle class.
Video: White House: No to Tax Hike for Middle Class The Associated Press
White House says Obama remains opposed to middle-class tax increases Los Angeles Times
Seattle Times - - 22 minutes ago
It makes for a terrifying roller-coaster ride, frequently forcing planes to shake violently while plummeting hundreds of feet in a matter... By Ken Kaye and Dana Williams CAMILA MACHADO / AP In this photo released by a passenger, Continental Airlines ...
Jet lands in Miami after 26 hurt by in-flight turbulence MiamiHerald.com
Philadelphia Inquirer - - 13 minutes ago
AP WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.), his party's 2008 presidential contender, said yesterday that he would join the vast majority of Senate Republicans to vote against Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who is on track to be ...
Senate set to begin Sotomayor debate Los Angeles Times
Detroit Free Press - - 23 minutes ago
July's US auto sales reports contained some good news, thanks to the cash-for-clunkers program. Three companies -- Ford, Hyundai and Subaru -- reported actual increases from a year ago.
Video: Ford Benefit's From CARS Fox Business
'Cash for clunkers' program cheers Ford Houston Chronicle
Bloomberg - 19 minutes ago
By Kiyori Ueno Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Yamaha Motor Co., the world's second- largest motorcycle maker, fell the most in nine months after the company quadrupled its forecast to a full-year loss of 182 billion yen ($1.9 billion).
Toyota Logs 1Q Net Loss, But Sees Narrower FY Losses Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 22 minutes ago
ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS said it remained cautious about its prospects after client withdrawals spurred by protracted US tax litigation dragged the Swiss bank into another big quarterly loss on Tuesday.
UBS CFO: 2Q Disappointing, But Encouraging Signs Wall Street Journal
UBS posts seventh quarterly loss in two years guardian.co.uk
ChannelWeb - 6 hours ago
Microsoft has spent much of the past year taking shots at competitors through advertisements, and company executives have been crowing about the positive impact this is having on Microsoft's brand perception.
Google Billboard Ads Take Aim At Microsoft Office Wall Street Journal
PC Magazine - - 3 hours ago
Google and Apple used to be the best of friends, but they're looking more warily at each other these days. Apple's rejection of Google Voice apps for the iPhone was followed relatively swiftly by Google CEO Eric Schmidt stepping down ...
Washington Post - - 37 minutes ago
The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj will let you project images after you take them, and three other (nonprojector) Coolpix cameras will join it on store shelves in September.
Philadelphia Inquirer - - 20 minutes ago
Talk about too much information: Ryan O'Neal tells Vanity Fair in an interview excerpted by the Huffington Post that he sorta tried to pick up his own daughter at the June 30 funeral of his long-term gf Farrah Fawcett.
People: Ryan O Neal admits he hit on his daughter at Farrah Fawcett... San Jose Mercury News
Feuding Over Farrah TheCelebrityCafe.com
Los Angeles Times - - 6 hours ago
Eric George, Debbie Rowe's attorney, addresses reporters. Rowe, the mother of two of Michael Jackson's children, will retain visitation and legal parental rights in her agreement with Katherine Jackson.
Jackson's mother wins custody of his children Philadelphia Inquirer
E! Online - - 32 minutes ago
Showman will chronicle—in song!—the colorful life of legendary PT Barnum, the impresario whose talent for giving the people what they wanted led to many entertainment firsts, including the three-ring circus.
Jackman and Fox Team for 'Showman' Musical RopeofSilicon.com
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Washington Post - 1 hour ago
A grand jury reportedly has voted to indict former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress on charges stemming from the incident last November in which he accidentally shot himself in the leg at a New York nightclub.
Video: Grand Jury Indicts Burress on Weapons Charges The Associated Press
Politics' Hand in Message to Burress New York Times
Detroit Free Press - - 17 minutes ago
Clete Thomas didn't quite know how to react after hitting the walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 6-5 Tigers victory at Comerica Park.
Justin Verlander, Tigers rally past O's Boston Herald
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
HOUSTON -- Astros left-hander Mike Hampton showed an uncharacteristic display of emotion after pitching his way out of trouble in the sixth inning Monday night against San Francisco.
Astros halt Matt Cain's unbeaten streak Los Angeles Times
Cain goes distance, takes loss San Francisco Chronicle
BBC News - 2 hours ago
A third man has died of pneumonic plague in north-western China where a town of more than 10000 people has been sealed off, officials say.
Plague kills 3rd man in sealed-off Chinese town The Associated Press
Chinese Town Sealed Off After Plague Deaths New York Times
CNN - - 10 hours ago
A whopping 70 percent of American kids aren't getting enough vitamin D, and such youngsters tend to have higher blood pressure and lower levels of good cholesterol than their peers, according to two new studies published this week in the ...
Video: D Deficient Fox News
Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
That's a pretty apt summary of the American mind-set about health care -- and not just now, but for decades. Something about health care calls forth from the national psyche a deep, almost inexplicable schizophrenia, as the latest, ...
Video: Protesting Health Care Reform CBSNewsOnline
Lifting A Burden Of Worry Washington Post
Detroit Free Press - - 23 minutes ago
STANDISH -- Outside the Standish Maximum Correctional Facility on Monday, the protest continued, the pickets lifting their signs. The group wasn't protesting the prospect of Guantánamo Bay terrorism suspects coming to the town about two hours north of ...
Families United in Tragedy, Divided in Views Washington Post
Standish uneasy about Guantanamo relocation plan The Detroit News
Chicago Tribune - 4 hours ago
In this photo released by the Calumet County, Wis. Sheriff's Office, Michelle Belliveau, 43, of Neenah, Wis. faces a charge of being a party to false imprisonment.
4 Wis. women accused in lovers' quadrangle plot The Associated Press
Women allegedly attack Fox11online.com
Christian Science Monitor - - 4 hours ago
Maybe today was the tipping point. The point where finally the birther movement starts to lose its steam. And it may not even be because of the outcry directed at CNN's Lou Dobbs for giving the birther crowd an air of legitimacy ...
Leonard Pitts: On birth, and death, of conservatism Houston Chronicle
Birther Of A Fox Nation Atlantic Online