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Telegraph.co.uk - - 38 minutes ago
The death of a British paratrooper in a raid to free New York Times journalist Stephen Farrell kidnapped in Afghanistan has caused “resentment” in the Army after the reporter was accused of ignoring security advice by venturing into a Taliban ...
As Taliban Threat to Hostages Grew, British Moved In New York Times
Rescued reporter slammed over risks The Press Association
CNN - 7 hours ago
MEXICO CITY (CNN) -- A 44-year-old Bolivian drug addict and alcoholic who describes himself as a church minister was the sole person responsible for the brief hijacking Wednesday of a commercial jetliner, a Mexican official said.
Video: Plane Hijacked in Mexico; Passengers Freed The Associated Press
Bolivian Man Is Held in Mexican Hijacking Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 10 hours ago
ISTANBUL - Flash floods killed at least 31 people in and around Istanbul on Wednesday, the government said, as the area continued to struggle with its heaviest rainfall in 80 years.
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Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK, Sept. 9 -- Walter Cronkite got his final send-off in an extravagantly produced ceremony Wednesday at Lincoln Center, that had poignant tributes from two presidents, two anchors, one astronaut and a member of the Grateful Dead.
At memorial service, Obama calls Cronkite 'voice of certainty' Fort Worth Star Telegram
Washington Post - - 5 hours ago
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is among those lawmakers who support consolidating all bank regulation under one agency. (By Jill Nance -- Associated Press) By Brady Dennis The Obama administration's vision for revamping the nation's financial regulatory ...
Dodd Decision Raises Odds for Overhaul of Financial Rules Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
Big companies, industries and possibly unions may be allowed to fund ads for and against candidates. A decision could reshape American politics starting with the 2010 congressional campaign.
Houston Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
A slow and still-fragile economic recovery is taking hold across the US as residential real estate improves, manufacturing orders pick up, consumer prices become firm and businesses express wary optimism about sales.
Fed survey shows US recession may be over The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 48 minutes ago
Sept. 10 (Bloomberg) -- OPEC said it will keep oil production quotas unchanged, banking on a recovery in the world economy to maintain prices near today's $71 a barrel.
OPEC Holds the Line on Production Wall Street Journal
Oil climbs above $72 as US dollar slumps The Associated Press
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - US mortgage foreclosure filings in August hovered near July's record high despite broad efforts to keep borrowers in their homes and will probably rise for another year, according to a report released on Thursday.
August Foreclosure Filings Were Flat but Remain High Washington Post
Orlando Sentinel - 1 hour ago
A presidential panel reviewed the human-spaceflight program, questioning when, how and if the US will return to the moon. We need to stay the course with Constellation.
Video: First Images From Refreshed Hubble Telescope The Associated Press
Techtree.com - 32 minutes ago
Going by reports, Palm is all set to announce its second WebOS based device later this week. The device in question is none other than the Palm Pixi, also known as the EOS, when we had first heard about its existence earlier this year.
Hands-on with the Palm Pixi CNET News
CNET News - - 17 hours ago
msnbc.com - - 2 hours ago
The first reaction to the news that Ellen DeGeneres is replacing Paula Abdul as the fourth judge on “American Idol” is easy. Has everyone at FOX and 19 Entertainment lost their collective minds?
Ellen DeGeneres joins 'Idol' Hollywood Reporter
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Rock Band video game and remastered CDs prompt fans old and new to get back into the Fab Four's music. By Randy Lewis The 2009 version of Beatlemania had no screams, no fainting and little hysteria.
The Best Beatles Songs, 50-26 Entertainment Weekly
MTV.com - - 3 hours ago
The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards will feature a number of huge performances from the likes of Jay-Z, Green Day, Beyoncé and others, but perhaps the highest-profile act on Sunday night's show will be Janet Jackson's tribute to her ...
FOXSports.com - - 1 hour ago
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
PHOENIX -- The Dodgers' National League West lead was trimmed to 2 1/2 games Wednesday night when they lost to the D-backs on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth, 4-3, and Colorado rallied in the bottom of the ninth ...
Diamondbacks beat Dodgers on bases-loaded walk The Associated Press
Recap: Arizona vs. Los Angeles MiamiHerald.com
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
This year's flu season is shaping up to be unusually long and unpredictable, with current outbreaks of swine flu in schools potentially followed months from now by waves of seasonal flu among the elderly, according to health officials.
Video: New York Schools Prep for Swine Flu Fight The Associated Press
Reuters - - 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic US senator leading an effort to write a bipartisan healthcare reform bill said on Wednesday he was ready to move forward without Republican support, but still hoped for a deal.
Last Senate panel sets timetable for health care The Associated Press
New York Times - - 5 hours ago
Two pharmaceutical giants are vying for the billions of dollars up for grabs in the market for vaccines against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts.
Video: HPV Drug Approval CBSNewsOnline
Politico - - Sep 6, 2009
By BEN SMITH & NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON | 9/6/09 6:04 PM EDT The departure confirmed Obama's choice of pragmatism over confrontation, a choice that infuriates his allies on the left.
New York Times - - Sep 3, 2009
It's hard to believe now, but not long ago economists were congratulating themselves over the success of their field. Those successes - or so they believed - were both theoretical and practical, leading to a golden era for the ...
New Yorker - - Aug 30, 2009
Cameron Todd Willingham in his cell on death row, in 1994. He insisted upon his innocence in the deaths of his children and refused an offer to plead guilty in return for a life sentence.
New York Times - - Sep 6, 2009
“You send out so much, and you don't get responses. Then when you get called in, you're treated like you're too old.
Telegraph.co.uk - - Sep 3, 2009
The internet has wrought huge changes on our lives - both positive and negative - in the fifteen years since its use became widespread.