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Voice of America - - 1 hour ago
A ferry carrying more than 900 people sank in the southern Philippines Sunday. Most of the passengers have been rescued, but more than 80 are still missing and at least three died.
Philippine ferry survivors rescue BBC News
Times Online - - 2 hours ago
In the southern Afghan district of Shorabak, the tribesmen gathered shortly before last month's presidential election to discuss which candidate they would back.
Afghan election officials defend vote-counting CNN International
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
By Karla Adam LOCKERBIE, Scotland -- Nestled amid rolling hills dotted with grazing sheep, this small town whose name instantly recalls Britain's worst terrorist attack is trying to move on.
Bomber Release Involved Oil, British Minister Says New York Times
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New York Daily News - - 47 minutes ago
This image provided by the Reno, Nevada Police Department shows a booking photograph of Phillip Garrido after his arrest Nov. 23, 1976 on kidnapping and rape charges.
'91 kidnapping suspect struggled with sex, God AZ Central.com
San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
(09-05) 22:53 PDT BAY BRIDGE -- Inspectors discovered a crack in a crucial component of the east span of the Bay Bridge on Saturday that could jeopardize the planned Tuesday morning reopening of the bridge.
Workers find Bay Bridge crack; Shutdown could last The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 22 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES - With one of the largest wildfires in Southern California history nearly half contained, authorities were pressing forward with their investigation to try and determine who set the deadly blaze.
A political lesson from the fire lines Los Angeles Times
California wildfires: In the know Chicago Tribune
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
By REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) - G20 finance leaders on Saturday took aim at excessive bank pay and risk-taking at the root of the financial crisis and insisted trillions of dollars of emergency economic supports would be needed for some time.
Group of 20 Seeks Curbs On Bonuses, But Not Caps Washington Post
Bizjournals.com - 5 hours ago
Washington state officials are reacting enthusiastically upon hearing reports that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued an interim ruling that European countries provided Airbus with illegal subsidies.
Houston Chronicle - - Sep 4, 2009
The US unemployment rate surged to 9.7 percent in August, signaling that joblessness and financial anxiety are likely to endure in millions of American homes for many months.
Video: 216,000 jobs cut last month WPRI.com
Fewer job-losses in August, but unemployment jumps to 9.7% TopNews United States
Computerworld - 5 hours ago
Today Google's search page logo has a UFO sucking up one of the O's with a tractor beam. The link points to a search for the terms "unexplained phenomenon".
Google statement on its unexplained phenomenon doodle Telegraph.co.uk
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A pair of spacewalking astronauts from the US shuttle Discovery worked outside the International Space Station on Saturday to lay power cables for the orbital outpost's last connecting node.
Discovery astronauts do repair work in final spacewalk The Money Times
Astronauts tackle job in spacewalk Philadelphia Inquirer
Ethiopian Review - - 1 hour ago
Okay, so I'll admit to a certain amount of goading to begin with here but, hang on a minute, there's a serious side to this too!
Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: Exchange Support Apple Insider
Festival of updates #3: Snow Leopard and "huge pages"! Atlantic Online
Los Angeles Times - - 10 hours ago
Though the overall group experience could be better, the game is an adventure in harmonic fusion, melding top-notch visuals and play, while ultimately celebrating a truly visionary quartet.
Get back: It's Beatlemania all over again MiamiHerald.com
'The Beatles: Rock Band' -- Revolution 09/09/09 Detroit Free Press
Minneapolis Star Tribune - - 7 hours ago
Lorrie Moore's first novel since the 1995 "Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?" centers on a college student and the child she cares for.
Book review: 'A Gate at the Stairs' by Lorrie Moore Dallas Morning News
New York Times - - Sep 4, 2009
GLENDALE, Calif. - More than two months after he died, and following a steady trickle of gossip over how and where he would be laid to rest, Michael Jackson was entombed Thursday night at a highly guarded mausoleum in a Los ...
Michael Jackson's Resting Place Among Greats Washington Post
Boston Globe - 2 hours ago
Oklahoma had to play the second half without star quarterback Sam Bradford, who suffered a sprained throwing shoulder on a hard tackle.
CFN: Bradford injury hurt OU, but BYU earned win FOXSports.com
BYU 14, OKLAHOMA 13 Cougars throw twist into Heisman race, title chase San Francisco Chronicle
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
SEATTLE - Thanks to career nights from Jordan Jefferson and Terrance Toliver, LSU finally got going and put away a revived Washington team looking to end a streak of futility that stretched back to 2007.
Washington falls to LSU Boston Herald
UW wins LSU's respect Seattle Times
FOXSports.com - 1 hour ago
by FOXSports.com ATLANTA - It wasn't emphatic. In fact, it wasn't even pretty. And unlike last year's season-opening drubbing of Clemson, Saturday's 34-24 win Alabama posted against Virginia Tech in the Georgia Dome isn't likely to boost the Tide's ...
Crimson Tide get things rolling by beating Hokies Boston Globe
Crimson Tide Wears Down Hokies New York Times
New York Daily News - 47 minutes ago
Among the many lies and distortions spread by those intent on derailing health-care reform at any cost, one of the most persistent is that business owners don't want any part of it.
Health care will dominate when Congress returns MiamiHerald.com
Health care: From sound and fury to the real fight Minneapolis Star Tribune
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - 4 hours ago
In a contest that pits human against virus, the US government is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of swine flu vaccine in hopes of having millions of doses ready for use before the ...
Swine Flu (H1N1) and You Islands Weekly
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
SEATTLE - At least 2000 students at Washington State University have reported symptoms of the H1N1 flu virus, university and local health officials said, in what appeared to be one of the largest outbreaks of the virus on a college ...
2000 students show symptoms of swine flu in Washington State ... TopNews United States
Ars Technica - - Aug 31, 2009
Mac OS X 10.6, aka Snow Leopard has landed. This time around, Apple goes light on the glitz in favor of some heavy work under the hood.
People Magazine - - Sep 1, 2009
It would seem like more than two girls could bear: The man they called "daddy" turns out to be a registered sex offender thrown in jail, and now they've been told the woman they thought was their big sister is really their mother.
Vanity Fair - - Sep 1, 2009
In 2006, Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson reluctantly became Treasury secretary for an unpopular, lame-duck president. History will score his decisions, but the former Dartmouth offensive lineman definitely left everything on the field.
Los Angeles Times - - Aug 30, 2009
By demanding we all pay more to fund their agendas in these harsh economic times, foodie snobs and lefty social critics may as well tell us to eat artisanal cake.
People Magazine - - Sep 1, 2009
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of Tonitown, Ark., who have 18 children and one grandchild on the way, are expecting a new addition to their household - baby No.