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Reuters - - 21 minutes ago
TOKYO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan's new government sought to reassure security ally Washington on Wednesday that no upheaval is in store for US-Japan relations, as the country gropes toward a rare handover of power.
Japan Braces for Postelection Shift Wall Street Journal
Telegraph.co.uk - - 48 minutes ago
Gordon Brown was accused of “double dealing” over the release of the Lockerbie bomber, after Bill Rammell, a Government minister, admitted that the Prime Minister had supported releasing Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi from prison.
Papers detail Megrahi release talks Aljazeera.net
CNN International - 24 minutes ago
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (CNN) -- Hurricane Jimena weakened Tuesday evening as the still-dangerous Category 3 storm closed on the Mexican peninsula of Baja California and the resort town of Cabo San Lucas.
Hurricane Jimena swirls past southern Baja resorts The Associated Press
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
(09-01) 22:37 PDT WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. -- Lt. Gov. John Garamendi Tuesday appeared on his way to becoming the Democratic nominee for the Bay Area congressional seat left vacant by former Rep. Ellen Tauscher.
Garamendi, Harmer to face off in Calif. House race San Jose Mercury News
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
President Obama addressed his guests at a dinner last night at the White House to celebrate the Muslim holy days of Ramadan and highlight the contributions of American Muslims.
Video: Raw Video: Obama Holds Ramadan Dinner The Associated Press
Obama hosts dinner for Islamic holy month The Associated Press
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
BOSTON - Attorney General Martha Coakley of Massachusetts on Tuesday became the first candidate to begin the formal process toward running for the United States Senate seat left vacant by the death last week of Edward M. Kennedy.
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Overall US auto sales in August are the highest in more than a year, largely thanks to the rebate program. South Korean makers provide the biggest sales surprise, with Hyundai reporting a 47% jump.
Ford Surged as GM Swooned in August Washington Post
FOXBusiness - - 5 hours ago
After notching its best August in nearly a decade, Wall Street started the historically bearish month of September on a disappointing note as the Dow tumbled nearly 200 points Tuesday despite new evidence the economy is slowly healing.
Wall Street stumbles into September CNNMoney.com
Worries about banks drag stock market lower The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Silver Lake's agreement yesterday to buy a majority stake in EBay's Inc. Skype unit for $2 billion shows how much private-equity firms have been forced to scale back their ambitions.
Video: Money Minute: eBay's Skype Reversal The Associated Press
EBay's Skype Sale Looks Like a Win-Win BusinessWeek
CNET News - - 2 hours ago
Google's nearly two-hour Gmail outage Tuesday was the result of a miscalculation regarding the capacity of its system, the company said late Tuesday.
Google Blames Gmail Outage on Overloaded Servers PC Magazine
PC World - 6 hours ago
Microsoft has made enhancements to its upcoming Windows 7 operating system that will speed up applications on machines with Intel's multicore chips, resulting in better overall system performance and less power consumption.
Windows 7 RTM arrives for Volume License customers Ars Technica
ABC News - - 2 hours ago
AP A pair of spacewalkers successfully tackled a hefty tank removal job at the international space station Tuesday as their crewmates unloaded comedian Stephen Colbert's namesake treadmill for all "those famously fat ...
All objectives accomplished during spacewalk No. 1 Spaceflight Now
Reuters - - 4 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) $4 billion bet on Marvel Entertainment's (MVL.N) superheroes is at best going to take some time to pay off and at worst may have increased some risks for the entertainment ...
Be patient: Analysts weigh in on Disney-Marvel Los Angeles Times
People Magazine - - 10 hours ago
In his final days, DJ AM's drug addiction spun out of control to the point where he lit up a crack pipe in front of his horrified recovery sponsor, according to a newspaper account.
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
Jim Bob and Michelle's latest addition, Jordyn-Grace Makiya, was born in December. This one is due in March. The Arkansas mom, 42, told Meredith Vieira on Tuesday's Today show that she was battling morning sickness, but otherwise felt good (you think ...
Arkansas couple expecting their 19th child together The Money Times
'18 Kids and Counting': Mama Duggar is pregnant, and the clan ... Entertainment Weekly
Los Angeles Times - - 21 minutes ago
A bases-loaded walk to Andre Ethier in the seventh inning scored Juan Pierre to give the Dodgers a 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.
Recap: Los Angeles vs. Arizona Kansas City Star
Dodgers beat Arizona 4-3 on bases-loaded walk The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
OAKLAND -- It took Joakim Soria to halt another meltdown by the Royals' bullpen on Tuesday night. Soria pitched the final two innings and the Royals held on for a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics, their first win in four ...
A's bullpen gives it up in loss to Royals San Jose Mercury News
Kansas City Royals – Oakland Athletics Tuesday box score Kansas City Star
San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
- As honeymoons go, this was like one at the Claremont Hotel before returning to the salt mines Monday morning. The exhilaration and glee of the Giants sweeping the Rockies and moving into a tie for the wild-card lead quickly gave way to the reality of ...
Cole is looking like King of old at right time CBSSports.com
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- A top White House adviser said Tuesday he doubts two Senate Republicans at the center of health-care talks are negotiating seriously, as Democrats adopted a new, more confrontational tone accusing key ...
Changing Health Care by Steps New York Times
After a Bruising August, Time for Obama Team to Regroup Washington Post
Washington Post - - 12 minutes ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday aimed at allowing President Alvaro Uribe to seek a third consecutive term if the conservative US ally chooses to run for re-election next May.
Colombia term rule change closer BBC News
msnbc.com - - Aug 28, 2009
The day after boarding a last-minute flight for Dallas to sit in as a guest judge on “American Idol,” America's Emmy-nominated Neil Patrick Harris sat down and shared a plate of nachos with EW for an upcoming feature.
People Magazine - - Aug 29, 2009
It was a mother's intuition that finally rescued Jaycee Lee Dugard from the clutches of Phillip Garrido. Kidnapped by Garrido and his wife, Nancy, in 1991 from the bus stop in front of her South Lake Tahoe home, Jaycee, ...
New York Times - - Aug 29, 2009
After Roger Federer, right, defeated Andy Roddick at Wimbledon, he put on a gold-monogrammed white warm-up jacket emblazoned with a “15” to commemorate his breaking Pete Sampras's record.
Forbes - - Aug 27, 2009
Picking his way through the Soviet archives that Boris Yeltsin had just thrown open, in 1991 Tim Sebastian, a reporter for the London Times, came across an arresting memorandum.
New York Times - - Aug 29, 2009
SEAN SILER would never be mistaken for a movie star. A former Navy officer who wears glasses and is a tad on the heavy side, Mr. Siler works at Microsoft, where he oversees the Windows division's adoption of new Internet connectivity ...