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Bloomberg - - 37 minutes ago
Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- North Korea said it is in the final stages of weaponizing plutonium and can either engage in negotiations or accelerate its nuclear program, indicating the communist state hasn't given up on disarmament talks.
North Korea in 'final phase' of uranium enrichment Telegraph.co.uk
Factfile: N Korea's nuclear drive Aljazeera.net
BBC News - 40 minutes ago
The funeral of the Indian politician killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday is set to take place in the state of Andhra Pradesh, police say.
Leaders pay homage to Reddy Press Trust of India
Reuters - - 47 minutes ago
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Scores of people were feared killed on Friday in a big fuel-tanker blast in northern Afghanistan that followed a NATO air strike in the area, Afghan officials said.
Afghanistan air attack kills scores Aljazeera.net
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Seattle Times - - 43 minutes ago
A 24-year-old man was shot Thursday evening during a confrontation with Federal Way police officers who were looking for a bank-robbery suspect.
Federal Way, Wash., police wound man Seattle Post Intelligencer
San Jose Mercury News - - 2 hours ago
After 18 years of praying for the safe return of Jaycee Dugard - crying every holiday and anniversary of her disappearance - Terry Probyn has found it's the normal, everyday things that mean the world, now that she has been reunited ...
Video: Aunt: Jaycee Dugard 'Remembers All Of Us' The Associated Press
Phillip Garrido's past reveals another rape charge Los Angeles Times
Chicago Tribune - - 2 hours ago
With a new school year upon us, the long-simmering issue of how best to accommodate special education students has been pushed to the forefront by a major US Supreme Court ruling.
year-round schools get mixed grades CNN International
US education chief urges Calif. to enact reforms San Jose Mercury News
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc., owner of the world's most used Internet-search engine, said Kai-Fu Lee will step down as president of the company's operations in China to form a venture in Beijing.
Google Executive to Quit Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 54 minutes ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares rose 0.53 percent on Friday, with banks leading the way after China's banking regulator softened draft rules on lenders' capital bases and better-than-expected US ...
Cathay Pacific, Braving Tests, Tops Hong Kong List Wall Street Journal
Forbes - 27 minutes ago
TOKYO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The benchmark Nikkei average dipped 0.2 percent and the broader Topix fell 0.6 percent on Friday. Sumco Corp fell 5.1 percent to 1960 yen after the Nikkei business daily reported that the silicon wafer maker planned to scale ...
VentureBeat - - 3 hours ago
[Correction: This post originally and incorrectly implied that AT&T does not have MMS support for other phones already.] AT&T has officially declared that MMS (multimedia messaging) service for the iPhone will begin on the 25th of this month.
AT&T iphone users to get MMS capability September 25 Afterdawn.com
Register - 2 hours ago
Comment Apple is once again playing security catch-up to the rest of the computing world, this time with an update for the Leopard version of its Mac operating system that patches critical holes in Java that were fixed on competing systems 29 days ago.
Snow Leopard Sneaks Up on Enterprise PC World
Snow Leopard downgrades Flash, but it's an easy fix Ars Technica
Reuters - - 23 minutes ago
TAIPEI, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Shares of smartphone maker HTC (2498.TW) rose to a one-month high on Friday after US telecom operator Sprint Nextel (SN) said it planned to sell the firm's Hero cellphone based on Google's (GOOG.
How the Hero tops the MyTouch CNET News
Sprint's Hero Joins Android Lineup PC World
Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When things go as seriously wrong as they do in the Sandra Bullock comedy "All About Steve," a viewer is challenged to guess what the filmmakers thought they were doing.
Sandra Bullock Is Wasted in 'Steve' Washington Post
'All About Steve' Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 12 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Shares of movie rental companies Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) and Blockbuster Inc (BBI.N) fell on Thursday, dragged down by news that online video site youtube is talking with several major movie studios about renting movies, ...
Studios might use YouTube to sell, rent movies Los Angeles Times
ESPN - 1 hour ago
Oregon will be looking for revenge in its season opener against Boise State. The Ducks not only lost to the Broncos in 2008, but they also lost QB Jeremiah Masoli to what they believe was a cheap hit.
Ducks dumped by Boise State 19-8 The Associated Press
Top-25 College Football Game Capsules Seattle Post Intelligencer
FOXSports.com - - 18 minutes ago
Alex Marvez is a Senior NFL Writer for FOXSports.com. He's covered the NFL for 14 seasons as a beat writer and is the president of the Pro Football Writers of America.
NFL: Goodell clears Vick to play in third week San Jose Mercury News
San Jose Mercury News - - 41 minutes ago
SEATTLE - Raiders coach Tom Cable craved one more look at his starters Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks, if for no other reason than to allay concerns raised by their poor performance against the New Orleans Saints.
Curry stars in Seahawks' 31-21 win over Raiders The Associated Press
Seahawks dump Raiders in preseason finale Seattle Post Intelligencer
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
Federal health officials reported Thursday that at least 36 children in the United States had died of swine flu as of Aug. 8, including many who had underlying disorders of the nervous system.
Video: CDC: Swine Flu 'Never Went Away' The Associated Press
New York Times - - 33 minutes ago
If I were magically given an hour to help Barack Obama prepare for his health care speech next week, the first thing I'd do is ask him to read David Goldhill's essay, “How American Health Care Killed My Father,” in the current issue of ...
What's not to like about this health reform? The Free Lance-Star
Get the facts Lawrence Journal World
Los Angeles Times - - 5 hours ago
Scientists were able to isolate two antibodies responsible for resistance to the disease in an African patient. The discovery could be key to the development of a vaccine.
Antibodies 'may aid HIV jab hunt' BBC News
New York Times - - Aug 28, 2009
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. Facebook, the online social grid, could not command loyalty forever. If you ask around, as I did, you'll find quitters.
Vanity Fair - - Aug 31, 2009
Within months of JFK's death, the president's widow asked William Manchester to write the authorized account of the assassination.
Gizmodo.com - - Aug 31, 2009
By matt buchanan , 12:00 AM on Tue Sep 1 2009, 43620 views Yep, it's real. The Canon 7D is an 18-megapixel semi-pro DSLR that shoots 1080p video in 24—or 30—glorious frames per second for $1899, kicking Nikon's previously unchallenged D300s where it ...
Slate - - Aug 28, 2009
Anyone weary of the nonstop hype over Nora Ephron's Julie & Julia this summer had to be happy with this week's news that the fuss has not all been in vain: Julia Child's Mastering the Art ...
American Thinker - - Aug 30, 2009
Shortly after the announcement of Ted Kennedy's death, I had already received several interview requests. I declined them, not wanting to be uncharitable to the man upon his death.