FOXNews - 43 minutes ago
The president will use a potentially boisterous town hall-style meeting in New Hampshire to highlight how his proposals would affect workers whose employers provide their health insurance.
Obama to Push Health Care Reform in Town Hall Meetings Washington Post
CNN International - 7 minutes ago
YANGON, Myanmar (CNN) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 months of house arrest. The sentence is significantly less than the maximum five-year prison sentence the Nobel peace laureate faced for the charges.
Burmese Activist Found Guilty; House Arrest Extended New York Times
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
AP Hundreds are believed missing. The storm also topples a building and sweeps away hikers in China. By Barbara Demick Reporting from Beijing -- Mudslides triggered by the punishing rains of a late summer typhoon buried people sleeping in their homes ...
Video: Hundreds Missing, Typhoon Hits Taiwan, Japan The Associated Press
East Asia reels from typhoon aftermath CNN International
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Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and President Obama in Guadalajara. The president, noting he has 'a pretty big stack of bills' to deal with, says pushing through a bill to overhaul immigration is unlikely ...
Mexican police foil drug cartel plot to kill president Telegraph.co.uk
The Associated Press - - 25 minutes ago
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria and Angola are Africa's top two oil producers, yet most of their people live in wretched poverty, often in shanties dwarfed by fire-belching derricks.
Video: Hillary Snaps On Student CBSNewsOnline
Washington Post - 53 minutes ago
A deputy leader of Pakistan's Taliban dismissed a government statement that he was killed in guerrilla infighting over who should replace the movement's leader, Baitullah Mehsud.
More Than Missiles New York Times
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Reuters - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US House leaders have dropped plans to spend $550 million in the Air Force budget on passenger jets used by lawmakers and senior government officials, officials said on Monday.
Congress Retreats Over Jet Purchase Wall Street Journal
House leaders drop their plans to buy fancy jets The Associated Press
CNN - 54 minutes ago
(CNN) -- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, already under fire for an extramarital relationship, should be impeached for abusing state finances, a Republican state senator said Monday.
Video: Report:Sanford Used State Plane for Personal Use The Associated Press
Thomas: Governor broke law in flights Greenville News
Newsday - 1 hour ago
Photo credit: AP | Divers in inflatable boats maneuver near where the wreckage of a small plane is believed to be off Hoboken, New Jersey, Monday, Aug.10, 2009.
Video: Hudson Crash 911 Calls CBSNewsOnline
Reuters - - 4 hours ago
BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Business software maker VMware Inc (VMW.N) has agreed to buy privately held SpringSource for $420 million, its biggest-ever acquisition, to beef up a portfolio of programs that ...
VMware Acquires SpringSource to get Stickier BusinessWeek
VMWare Acquires SpringSource Washington Post
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Aug. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Smaller US banks may need $12 billion to $14 billion in additional capital to cope with troubled loans still on their books, the Congressional Oversight Panel said today in a monthly report.
TARP Panel: Troubled Assets Still Threat To Bks, Fincl System Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Aug. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis faces more queries about his purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co.
Judge Delays Bank of America's Settlement Washington Post
Judge delays B. of A. settlement: reports MarketWatch
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
After failing to acquire Twitter last fall, Facebook went shopping for what may be the next best thing. On Aug. 10, Facebook said it had acquired FriendFeed, the Mountain View (Calif.
Facebook gets Twitter-like search CNET News
PC Magazine - - 16 hours ago
In a statement, the Japanese electronics giant said it had applied for membership in the Blu-ray Disc Association, and said that it planned to ship Blu-ray products throughout the remainder of 2009.
Toshiba to Join Blu-ray Disc Association DailyTech
ChannelWeb - 9 hours ago
Entertainment Weekly - - 36 minutes ago
Welcome back, Jon and Kate watchers. I don't know about you, but I found it a little tough to watch last night's episode without thinking of Kate Gosselin's latest appearance on The Today Show.
Kate Gosselin 'shocked' by Jon's escapades Boston Herald
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
More than 80 hours of rehearsal and behind-the-scenes footage will be turned into a movie, set for release Oct. 30. The studio will share revenue with AEG Live, the producer of the canceled concerts.
Judge approves Michael Jackson film The Associated Press
Jackson autopsy sealed - for now The News-Press
Newsday - - 2 hours ago
Photo credit: AP Photo | Miley Cyrus arrives at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday in Universal City, Calif. Which might explain Miley Cyrus, all of 16, hopping aboard an ice-cream cart for a couple of suggestive dance moves and thrusts alongside a ...
Video: ShowBiz Minute: Jackson, 'Twilight', 'GI Joe' The Associated Press
Best and Worst: Teen Choice Awards 2009 Los Angeles Times
San Francisco Chronicle - - 48 minutes ago
(08-10) 22:50 PDT -- The Giants and Dodgers were about to cross swords for the first time in three months, in a series that really means something, and manager Bruce Bochy made it clear he did not want his players getting "over-amped" for any three ...
Dodgers 2B Hudson hurts groin USA Today
Giants fall to Dodgers San Jose Mercury News
Los Angeles Times - 26 minutes ago
Nick Green hits a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh and one of the Red Sox's three home runs. at Boston 6, Detroit 5: Nick Green hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh inning and one of the Red Sox's three home runs.
3 homers help Red Sox beat Tigers, 6-5 The Associated Press
VENUE: Fenway Park CBSSports.com
MLB.com - - 53 minutes ago
ANAHEIM -- Kendry Morales and Vladimir Guerrero hit two home runs each to lead the Angels to an 8-7 win over the Rays on Monday in front of 37388 at Angel Stadium.
Angels show off their bats Los Angeles Times
Vlad's 400th HR sends Angels past Rays Seattle Post Intelligencer
USA Today - - 5 hours ago
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
If we fail to reform our health care system this year, a major reason will be that a majority of Americans are satisfied with their health coverage and believe that reform could hurt them.
Obama counterattacks against 'misinformation' Houston Chronicle
White House Adapts to New Playbook in Health Care Debate New York Times
New York Times - - 5 hours ago
There is new evidence that breast-feeding is associated with a lower incidence of breast cancer among a group of younger women who are at particularly high risk: those with breast cancer in the family.
The Associated Press - - 8 hours ago
SANTA ANA, Calif. - A national prison expert warned nearly two years ago of dangers at the Chino prison where a violent weekend riot occurred.
Crowded cells, racial tensions stoke California prison riot Christian Science Monitor
Hundreds of inmates transferred after Chino riot Press-Enterprise
Xinhua - - 53 minutes ago
NEW DELHI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- India stayed calm Tuesday morning after a "great category" quake jolted India's Andaman and Nicobar islands southeast to the Bay of Bengal early Tuesday, which was strongly felt in several cities in the eastern and ...
Asia hit by two strong earthquakes euronews
BBC News - 58 minutes ago
The head of a Russian charity and her husband have been found dead in Chechnya a day after their abduction, activists and officials said.
Memorial: kidnapped Chechen activist found dead The Associated Press
Charity Chief Found Dead In Chechnya - Report New York Times