Top Stories

See realtime coverage

Basu: Clinton gives economics lesson for why Obama trumps Romney - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The last time Bill Clinton was the subject of this column, it began: “Dear Bill and Hillary Clinton, Please take a moment to consider how your recent conduct is coming across.
Readers sound off on Michelle Obama, the national debt and Mitt Romney
Not heard much in Charlotte: TARP, stimulus
The Associated Press
See realtime coverage

3.5 Earthquake in California

Guardian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
A 3.5 earthquake was reportes at 12:03 Friday. It was felt over a wide area of South California, including downtown LA and San Fernando Valley The temblor struck two miles northeast of Yorba Linda, about 29 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
See realtime coverage

Judge grants bail to Christian girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan

Fox News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani judge granted bail Friday to a young, mentally challenged Christian girl accused of insulting Islam for burning pages of the religion's holy book.
See realtime coverage

Ferrer, Djokovic reach US Open semifinals - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - Locked in a taut, thrill-a-minute second set, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro headed to a tiebreaker and promptly produced a 20-stroke masterpiece of a point befitting a pair of past US Open champions.
See realtime coverage

ECB's bond-buy plan lifts shares, US payrolls eyed

Reuters - ‎38 minutes ago‎
By Richard Hubbard | LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets worldwide gained on Friday, and yields on peripheral euro zone government debt fell as investors welcomed the European Central Bank's latest bond-buying plan and positioned for a potentially strong ...
Want better news? Create a Google Account to get Google News personalized for you.
See realtime coverage

Moderate quakes in China kills dozens; heavy damage

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
| BEIJING (Reuters) - Two 5.6 magnitude earthquakes hit southwestern China on Friday, killing at least 43 people and forcing tens of thousands of people from damaged homes, state media said.
See realtime coverage

APEC Seeks Growth Boost Despite Politics,...

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Asia and Pacific leaders meeting in the Russian seaport of Vladivostok this weekend urgently need to push ahead with their agenda for freer trade.
See realtime coverage

Putin Pilots Hang Glider in Support of Rare Birds

Wall Street Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
By LUKAS I. ALPERT MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin's has taken his love affair with animals to new heights. In his latest back-to-nature photo op, Mr. Putin dressed head-to-toe in a white jumpsuit to teach a flock of highly endangered Siberian ...
See realtime coverage

Hurricane Leslie resumes its northward advance in Atlantic toward Bermuda

Washington Post - ‎20 minutes ago‎
HAMILTON, Bermuda - Hurricane Leslie marked time early Friday, spinning in place over the open Atlantic before resuming its northward advance toward the wealthy British territory of Bermuda.
See realtime coverage

Primaries set stage for fall races in Mass. - ‎1 hour ago‎
BOSTON—The stage was set for the fall campaign in November after primary elections in redrawn congressional districts that saw victories for several Democratic incumbents, as well as a member of the Kennedy family making his first bid for public office ...
See realtime coverage

US expected to label Haqqani network a terrorist organization

CBS News - ‎41 minutes ago‎
(CBS/AP) WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is expected to designate the Pakistan-based Haqqani network a terrorist organization before a weekend deadline to decide on the group's classification, according to US and Pakistani officials.
See realtime coverage

Forecast of Modest US Job Gains May Not Lift Obama

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
US employers likely added jobs last month, though probably not enough to push down the unemployment rate. A tepid report Friday on hiring in August would provide little momentum to President Barack Obama's campaign a day after his speech to the ...
See realtime coverage

Glencore delays vote on Xstrata bid, hints at deal

Reuters - ‎57 minutes ago‎
By Clara Ferreira-Marques and Emma Farge | LONDON/ZUG (Reuters) - Glencore's $34 billion faltering takeover bid for miner Xstrata appeared to be back on after the commodities trader postponed a shareholder meeting on Friday, a sign that it might have ...
See realtime coverage

Text of Obama's acceptance speech the Democratic National Convention

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Text of President Barack Obama's remarks Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, as provided by the Obama campaign: ___ Michelle, I love you.
See realtime coverage

VP at the DNC: Joe Biden's Disturbing Riff On Killing Osama bin Laden

The Atlantic - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Conor Friedersdorf I usually like Joe Biden's earnest, regular guy persona. The knock against him is that he's prone to putting his foot in his mouth.
See realtime coverage

Kerry jabs at Romney on foreign policy in relaxed convention speech

Fox News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sen. John Kerry was way looser -- and more full of quips -- in his Democratic National Convention speech than he ever was when running for president eight years earlier.
See realtime coverage

Amazon launches new Kindle Fire tablets in UK

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Kindle Fire HD comes in two options: either with a 7in (17.8cm) screen or an 8.9in (22.6cm) one. That pitches the latter directly against Apple's slightly larger iPad, the bestselling tablet on the market.
See realtime coverage

Samsung Chips Said to Be Kept From New IPhone on Pricing

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Jun Yang on September 07, 2012 Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) won't supply memory chips for the first shipments of Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s new iPhone because of a disagreement about pricing, a person familiar with the matter said.
See realtime coverage

Apple streaming Pandora rival tipped “within months”

Written by
in 15,388 Google+ circles
SlashGear - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple is again tipped to be readying its own Pandora-rivaling streaming music service, using iPhone and iPad playback patterns to create customized radio stations, though it's unlikely to be ready in time for the iPhone 5 launch.
See realtime coverage

Amy Poehler, Will Arnett to separate after nine years of marriage: report

New York Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
There's devastating news for fans of Hollywood's funniest couple. “Parks and Recreation” star Amy Poehler, 40, and her husband Will Arnett, 42, are separating after nine years of marriage, US Weekly reported.
See realtime coverage

Kanye West -- I Declared My Love for Kim Kardashian YEARS AGO ... In Song - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kanye West publicly declared his undying love for Kim Kardashian all the way back in 2009 -- when she was still dating Reggie Bush -- but everyone was too dumb to realize it at the time.
See realtime coverage

Anger over Chief Keef's Tweet mocking rival's murder explodes online

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two days after he took to Twitter to mock the murder of a rival teenage gangster rapper, Chief Keef Thursday faced a massive backlash of online outrage.
See realtime coverage

Orioles hit 6 HRs in 10-6 win over Yankees

Wall Street Journal - ‎43 minutes ago‎
AP BALTIMORE - Adam Jones had heard tales about how Camden Yards used to be when the place was packed and the Orioles were in a pennant race.
See realtime coverage

Defending Champion (Remember Him?) Reaches Semifinals

Written by
New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
After Rafael Nadal withdrew and Andy Roddick retired and Roger Federer stumbled earlier than expected, the United States Open spotlight again settled on Novak Djokovic, at once the world's second-ranked player and, for most of this tournament, ...

McIlroy, Woods live up to star billing

Santa Maria Times - ‎29 minutes ago‎
1 hour ago • AP They had 16 birdies and one eagle between them. Their better-ball score would have been a 59. Beyond the great golf of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods that put them prominently on the leaderboard in the BMW Championship, they walked along ...
See realtime coverage

Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family

Pasadena Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
A JPL scientist's family joins him on his mission to live sol by sol -- and discovers a new sort of life around Los Angeles. David Oh presents a Mars cake made by his wife, Bryn, during a late dinner on Mars time at their home in La Canada Flintridge.
See realtime coverage

Arctic ice melting at 'amazing' speed, scientists find

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
By David Shukman Science Editor, BBC News, in Svalbard Scientists in the Arctic are warning that this summer's record-breaking melt is part of an accelerating trend with profound implications.
See realtime coverage

Yosemite hantavirus warning widened after third death

The Guardian - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Yosemite national park has doubled the scope of its hantavirus warning to 22000 visitors who may have been exposed to the deadly mouse-borne disease, as the number of confirmed cases grew to eight and a third death was reported.
See realtime coverage

America's Health System Wasted $750 Billion In One Year

Medical News Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
America's health care system is inefficient, suffers from data overload, is complex and very costly, a report from the Institute of Medicine (IoM) revealed today.
See realtime coverage

Collecting mosquitoes for research

Maxwell Gunter Dispatch - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Staff Sgt Larendez Lindsey hangs a mosquito collector on a tree limb near the River Road Riding Club. / Photo by Rebecca Burylo West Nile isn't just a scare.

Greater Los Angeles » - Change location

Los Angeles Times
 - ‎5 hours ago‎
NBC Southern California
 - ‎4 hours ago‎
 - ‎6 hours ago‎