Recommended for you »
Sign in to add a section with stories recommended for you, by using search history.
Reuters - 1 hour ago
CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Hurricane Bill could enter Canadian waters still packing winds of more than 160 km/h (100 mph) as it passes over one of the country's key oil production regions.
Video: Bermuda, US Coast Warned As Bill Stays Offshore The Associated Press
CNN International - - 52 minutes ago
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The Iraqi government said Friday it has arrested members of a cell believed responsible for Wednesday's truck bombings in which more than 100 people were killed.
Iraq Officials Blame Each Other for Security Lapses New York Times
Hindu - - 1 hour ago
- Photo: PTI Troubled session: BJP leaders LK Advani and Arun Jaitley at the party's “chintan baithak' in Shimla on Friday.
Local News »
View stories near:
Reuters - - 31 minutes ago
WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Democrats in the US Congress hope to pass President Barack Obama's overhaul of the country's $2.5 trillion healthcare system amid mounting public skepticism and unified opposition from Republicans.
Divided Democrats put Obama in health care bind CNN International
Washington Post - 3 hours ago
President Barack Obama talks about the the Afghan elections, Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, outside the White House in Washington, prior to boarding Marine One and departing for the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md.
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
The White House pleaded Friday for privacy for President Obama's daughters as the Obama family prepared for a week's vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
Video: Martha's Vineyard Excited for Obama Vacation The Associated Press
Reuters - - 39 minutes ago
NEW YORK, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The dollar and yen fell on Friday after a strong US housing sales report and upbeat comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reduced the safe-haven appeal of the US and Japanese currencies.
Video: Bernanke's Future - Bloomberg Bloomberg
Bizjournals.com - 1 hour ago
Florida's existing home sales rose in July, the 11th month in a row that sales activity increased in year-to-year comparison, according to data released by the Florida Association of Realtors.
Existing homes selling fast - record fast CNNMoney.com
Reuters - - 39 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dow Jones & Co Inc has been talking to potential buyers about the sale of its stock-market indexing business, which includes the Dow Jones Industrial Average .
Dow Jones Shopping Indexes Business Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp and Yahoo! Inc are joining a group of opponents to a class action settlement that gives Google Inc the right to digitize millions of books, the companies said on Friday.
Wired News - - 2 hours ago
CNET News - - 1 hour ago
Pretty much exactly as predicted, Blizzard Entertainment announced the next expansion for World of Warcraft Friday afternoon, during the opening ceremonies for its annual Blizzcon convention in Anaheim, Calif.
Reuters - - 57 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - It's the critical night for the heroine of your comedic-noir-World War II film, the evening when she unspools her plan to set a lethal blaze.
Tarantino with a Vengeance Washington Post
Christoph Waltz: The glorious villain in 'Inglourious Basterds' Los Angeles Times
People Magazine - 1 hour ago
On Thursday's Project Runway All-Stars Challenge, the competition came down to a nail-biting finale between Korto Momolu and Daniel Vosovic - both runners-up in their respective seasons.
'Project Runway' struts to ratings record in Lifetime premiere Los Angeles Times
'Project Runway' generates its highest ratings ever for a premiere ... New York Daily News
San Francisco Chronicle - - 43 minutes ago
Michael Jackson's death was a huge blow to his fans around the world, and naturally, it has generated a resurgence of interest in Michael Jackson memorabilia.
USA Today - - 37 minutes ago
By Chris Graythen, Getty Images By Steve DiMeglio, USA TODAY SUGAR GROVE, Ill. - Early afternoon heroics revived the USA in the morning session of the first day of the 11th Solheim Cup, the biennial match-play bout pitting 12 of the best American ...
Americans lead after Friday morning at Solheim Cup Seattle Post Intelligencer
USA Today - - 56 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG - South Africans will rally and protest in support of Caster Semenya -- celebrating her 800-meter win at the world championships, and denouncing doubts about whether she's a woman.
Video: Semenya controversy ntvkenya
Where's the Rulebook for Sex Verification? New York Times
USA Today - 38 minutes ago
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Testing of the vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus is on track and there have been "no red flags" for adverse effects, said Dr.
Reuters - - 9 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza may not be worthwhile to treat seasonal influenza in healthy adults, British researchers reported on Friday.
Flu drugs 'not needed' in healthy BBC News
WHO: No Tamiflu for healthy people with swine flu The Associated Press
New York Times - - 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON - White House officials and Democrats in Congress say the fears of older Americans about possible rationing of health care are based on myths and falsehoods.
CNN International - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A former Bush administration official said she thinks former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge's recent charges that politics were behind raising the terror level in 2004 were "personally motivated.
Video: Ridge Claims Link Between Politics, Terror Alert The Associated Press
Ridge's book raises pressure to reform color-coded 'threat alerts' Christian Science Monitor
Newsday - - 1 hour ago
Photo credit: AP | Lifeguard Cayla Platt secures a red flag to her lifeguard stand on at Casino Beach as tropical depression Claudette blows sand and stirs up waves in Pensacola Beach, Fla.
New York Times - 32 minutes ago
By AP MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's attorney general says he won't defend a law that grants same-sex couples spousal benefits.
Wis. attorney general won't defend law providing gay, lesbian ... Los Angeles Times