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Bloomberg - - 3 hours ago
Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates described the military situation in Afghanistan as a “mixed” picture and said Afghan forces may have to be increased beyond the planned level of 230000 personnel to ...
Telegraph.co.uk - - 1 hour ago
The dignity of ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War in Poland is being marred by furious spats between Russia and Eastern European states over their respective wartime roles.
Poland marks 70th anniversary of WWII The Associated Press
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
clashes in northern Myanmar have begun going back, overcoming worries about safety to return to shops and homes they feared would be looted.
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Washington Post - 40 minutes ago
Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick (D) set Jan. 19 as the date for a special election to fill the final three years of Edward M. Kennedy's Senate term.
Video: Vicki 'Not Interested' In Husband's Interim Seat TheBostonChannel.com
Businesses uneasy without Kennedy Boston Globe
Reuters - - 28 minutes ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz./DALLAS, Sept 1 (Reuters) - A grassroots conservative campaign against the Obama administration's healthcare reform plan has galvanized Republicans but also exposed the party to charges it is a captive of ...
Health-Care Anger Has Deeper Roots Wall Street Journal
FOXNews - 11 hours ago
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Walt Disney Co., the world's biggest media company, outflanked Hollywood competitors while enhancing its film lineup with the $4 billion acquisition of comic-book pioneer Marvel Entertainment Inc.
Breakingviews.com Will Superheroes Work Magic for Disney? New York Times
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
SAN FRANCISCO - EBay plans to announce on Tuesday a deal to sell its Skype Internet calling division to a group of private investors, according to two people briefed on the company's plans.
Report: eBay has deal to sell Skype CNET News
eBay expected to announce deal to sell Skype VentureBeat
Bloomberg - - 26 minutes ago
Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks rose, led by technology and mining companies, after Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. earnings beat estimates and China's manufacturing expanded at the fastest pace in 16 months.
Afterdawn.com - 1 hour ago
Apple Inc. has revealed that it will play host at a media event on September 9, where the company is widely expected to show off a new updated line of iPod portable media players.
Apple's Sept. 9 Event: 5 Hot Bets PC World
Apple Is Expected to Update iPods Wall Street Journal
CNET News - - 4 hours ago
Google released an update for Chrome to fix compatibility problems with Snow Leopard on Monday, which along with other fixes shows the gradually maturing state of the Mac OS X version of the browser.
Help for Snow Leopard Printing Woes BusinessWeek
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: the Ars Technica review Ars Technica
Reuters - - 11 hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug 31 (Reuters) - Getting humans to Mars will require medical research on the International Space Station through at least 2020, said the program's lead scientist, presenting a time frame five years beyond NASA's ...
Moving day for crew at station Florida Today
msnbc.com - 6 hours ago
Peter "Hopper" Stone / AP NEW YORK - He's ashamed and sorry and wished it never happened. But there's one thing Chris Brown says he most certainly is not: forgetful.
Chris Brown says he still loves Rihanna The Associated Press
Chris Brown admits he 'never fell out of love' with Rihanna New York Daily News
Los Angeles Times - - 41 minutes ago
He asks the judge for a new trial, alleging misconduct by a juror and prosecutors, but is denied. The designer faces similar charges in Texas and New York.
Fashion Designer Gets 59 Years to Life TheCelebrityCafe.com
Celeb Fashion Designer Sentenced 59 Years to Life NBC Los Angeles
Reuters - 5 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Miss California USA Carrie Prejean has sued beauty pageant organizers claiming she was wrongfully fired for saying marriage should be only between a man and a woman, her lawyer said on Monday.
California: Ex-Beauty Queen Sues Pageant Officials New York Times
Boston Herald - 44 minutes ago
By Herald wire services The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their roster for a playoff push, acquiring slugger Jim Thome from the Chicago White Sox and right-hander Jon Garland from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Rockies acquire Contreras from White Sox The Associated Press
No surprise Sox GM Ken Williams pulls plug on season Chicago Tribune
SI.com - - 49 minutes ago
AP HOUSTON -- "Two weeks ago,'' Brett Favre said, walking out of Reliant Stadium late Monday night, "I was weed-eatin.
Texans find holes in their game in loss to Vikings Houston Chronicle
MLB.com - - 46 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES -- Rusty Ryal's 10th-inning homer helped the D-backs past the Dodgers, 5-3, on Monday night in front of 45211 at Dodger Stadium.
Dodgers' Rafael Furcal said wildfire was 'nerve-wracking' Los Angeles Times
Dbacks beat Dodgers 5-3 in 10 innings Winona Daily News
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
ATLANTA - Since it first emerged in April, the global swine flu epidemic has sickened more than 1 million Americans and killed about 500.
Stanford study hopes to reduce number of swine flu shots San Jose Mercury News
Reuters - - 24 minutes ago
BARCELONA, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Early intervention with Boston Scientific's (BSX.N) implantable devices, called cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT), helped patients' hearts work better but did not reduce mortality in a keenly awaited ...
Heart Devices Reduce Hospitalization, Study Says Wall Street Journal
Study could boost heart devices Boston Globe
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - 1 hour ago
US Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner announced Monday that he has early-stage prostate cancer but vowed to continue his hectic schedule of town hall meetings and run for re-election.
Prostate Cancer Over-Diagnosed: Study U.S. News & World Report
New York Times - - Aug 28, 2009
IF you watch enough television, you'd think that treating erectile dysfunction was as effortless as popping a pill and then whirling your partner around the living room in a romantic dance.
msnbc.com - - Aug 28, 2009
By Helen AS Popkin The “Jokerized” image of President Barack Obama sat unmolested on Flickr for about two months before it was removed by the staff at the photo-sharing Web site.
Boston Globe - - Aug 27, 2009
A new emphasis on testing and test preparation -- brought on by politicians, not early education experts -- is hurting the youngest students.
CNN - - Aug 28, 2009
(CNN) -- Hurricane experts are throwing cold water on an idea backed by billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates aimed at controlling the weather.
Deadspin - - Aug 28, 2009
By Tommy Craggs , 5:30 PM on Fri Aug 28 2009, 7861 views This is a weekly feature in which I (and maybe you, too, readers) detail the various reasons for hating your ballpark.