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Waves knock several into ocean off Maine; Bill heads to Canada

CNN International - ‎5 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- Three people missing Sunday after large ocean waves knocked several people into the Atlantic off Maine's Acadia National Park have been located, a park official said.

Vineyard Vacation: Obamas Arrive Amid Whispers of Kennedy Visit

ABC News - Karen Travers, Rachel Martin - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Obama and his family have arrived on Martha's Vineyard Sunday afternoon, having delayed their vacation by a few hours today to make sure Hurricane Bill had moved past the island.

Hamid Karzai accused by rival candidate of rigging Afghanistan ...

Times Online - Jeremy Page - ‎2 hours ago‎
The main challenger to President Karzai accused him yesterday of rigging last week's Afghan presidential election as investigators began wading through hundreds of complaints that could leave the country in political limbo for more than three weeks.

Lockerbie minister facing critics

BBC News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The Scottish justice secretary will be forced to defend his decision to release the Lockerbie bomber, as the Scottish Parliament is recalled later.

Athens locals flee as fires rage

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Several thousand residents of Athens' northern suburbs have evacuated their homes as several wildfires continue to blaze around the Greek capital.

Police urge fugitive reality TV star to surrender

The Associated Press - Jeremy Hainsworth - ‎31 minutes ago‎
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canadian investigators said Sunday they had information that a fugitive reality TV star accused of murdering a former swimsuit model and mutilating her body was in Canada, and urged him to surrender peacefully.

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Democrats may duck health care foes in Senate

Reuters - Patrick Rucker, Doina Chiacu - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US Democrats may sidestep Republican opposition to a sweeping healthcare overhaul by using Senate rules to pass some reform measures, a leading senator said on Sunday.

Sources: Report to detail alleged abuse inside CIA secret prisons

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- CIA interrogators threatened an al Qaeda prisoner with a gun and an electric drill to try to scare him into giving up information, according to a long-concealed inspector-general's report due to be made public on Monday, ...

Plane lands on California highway

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- A single-engine airplane made an emergency landing on a California highway Sunday morning, though no major injuries were reported, authorities said.
Plane Lands on 101 The Santa Barbara Independent

All Clunkered Out

Wall Street Journal - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Transportation Department is ending its "cash for clunkers" program today, but the deadline shouldn't pass without recording a few economic and political lessons.

Warner Chilcott to Buy P&G Drug Unit for $3 Billion, WSJ Says

Bloomberg - Zachary R. Mider - ‎2 hours ago‎
Aug. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Warner Chilcott Ltd. may announce as early as tomorrow that it will buy Procter & Gamble Co.'s prescription-drug business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.

Do you Yahoo? Probably.

CNNMoney.com - David Goldman - ‎2 hours ago‎
Yahoo reaches 80% of Internet users -- same as Google -- but its focus on content over search has yielded a lower profit than its rival.

NASA clears shuttle for launch, weather improving

The Associated Press - Marcia Dunn - ‎2 hours ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA has cleared space shuttle Discovery for liftoff Tuesday, and the weather looks promising as long as thunderstorms stay away during fueling.

Apple, Google, AT&T Respond To the FCC Over Google Voice

Slashdot - ‎6 hours ago‎
We've recently been following the FCC's inquiry into Apple's rejection of the Google Voice app. Apple, Google, and AT&T have all officially responded to the FCC's questions: Apple says they haven't actually rejected the app, they're just continuing to ...

Microsoft, Yahoo Unite Against Google Book Search

InformationWeek - Thomas Claburn - ‎Aug 21, 2009‎
Microsoft and Yahoo have confirmed that they have joined the Open Book Alliance, a newly formed group opposed to the Google Book settlement.

Brad Pitt Pulls Them In at the Box Office

New York Times - Brooks Barnes - ‎15 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Whew: “Inglourious Basterds,” the risky Quentin Tarantino picture that the struggling Weinstein Company badly needed to be a hit, sold a stout $37.6 million in tickets over the weekend.

Police probe burglary at Lindsay Lohan's LA home

Reuters - ‎49 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police were called for the second time in three months to the Hollywood Hills home of actress Lindsay Lohan on Sunday to investigate a burglary there.

Milla Jovovich gets married

TheCelebrityCafe.com - Gina Ferrara - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Milla Jovovich, has wed “Resident Evil” director Paul WS Anderson in the couple's Beverly Hills home this Saturday. The ceremony was held in the backyard, where Jovovich wore a '60s style sleeveless wedding dress that she designed herself.
Jovovich, Anderson tie knot in ceremony United Press International

Phillies back Pedro, beat Mets on triple play

Sports Network - ‎1 hour ago‎
Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - Jayson Werth and Carlos Ruiz each hit a three- run homer in the first inning to support Pedro Martinez in his return to Flushing and help the Phillies to a 9-7 win over the Mets that ended on an unassisted triple play.
Phillies-Mets Preview CBSSports.com

Cubs escape LA with victory in finale

MLB.com - Carrie Muskat - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES -- Manager Lou Piniella told the Cubs after Saturday's game that things have to get better. For one day, they did.
Cubs top Dodgers 3-1 Chicago Tribune

Moore Wins Wyndham Championship In Play - Off

New York Times - Greg Stutchbury - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By REUTERS GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Ryan Moore birdied the third extra hole to win a three-way play-off at the $5.1 million Wyndham Championship on Sunday.

Schoolyards Could Be Hotbeds of Swine Flu Infection

Washington Post - Nelson Hernandez, David Brown - ‎2 hours ago‎
One of the main battlegrounds in the fight against an expected resurgence of swine flu this fall will be the schoolyard, a place where the disease could, well, go viral.
Swine flu suspected Forsyth County News Online

True private options needed but don't blame Medicare

Kansas City Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tom McClanahan's editorial ("True private options a must," KC Star Aug. 23) makes good points that advance the health care reform debate.
Good health care everyone's concern Williamsport Sun-Gazette
The great health care debate Dubuque Telegraph Herald

H1N1 and seasonal flu: Multiple doses, many questions

USA Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
The novel H1N1 flu strain, commonly known as swine flu, circling the globe has prompted the US government to order 195 million doses of vaccine and prepare for a widespread vaccination campaign that would be carried out along with the already scheduled ...

Afghanistan situation getting worse: US military chief

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
By John Shovelan in Washington for AM The situation in Afghanistan is "serious and deteriorating", according to the United States' top military officer Admiral Mike Mullen.

Better Health Through Fasting

Washington Post - Zafar Nomani - ‎Aug 21, 2009‎
With the sighting of the crescent moon, the holy month of Ramadan has begun this year, marking the start of a spiritual boot camp in which Muslims fast without any food or water from sunup to sundown.

Israel advocacy group calls Obama settlement policy 'ethnic cleansing'

Ha'aretz - Gilad Halpern - ‎2 hours ago‎
A pro-Israel lobbying group in the United States has launched a project intent on shifting the focus of the Obama administration away from West Bank settlements, claiming they are not an obstacle to peace and that their evacuation ...