Top Stories

Terrorist plot? Mile-high romance? FBI cracks airline security mystery.

Christian Science Monitor -
The crew of Frontier Flight 623 called in F-16 escorts, fearing a terrorist plot was underway on Sept. 11. The reality was something much more mundane, the FBI says.

Obama Jobs Plan Puts Strain on Deficit Committee

Fox News -
AP House Speaker John Boehner makes a statement after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill Sept. 8. Republicans soured on parts of White House's plan to create jobs Monday after the president's budget director proposed paying for the $447 ...

Republican presidential candidates ready for debate in Tampa -
Hosts: CNN, the Tea Party Express, and more than 100 local tea party groups from every state. Participants: Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.

September 11 memorial at World Trade Center opens to public

Reuters -
People visit the South Pool at the public opening for the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center memorial plaza in New York, September 12, 2011.

Serena Williams

Washington Post -
That translates to 0.0014 of the $1.4 million Williams earned for her runner-up performance, with Stosur defeating the three-time US Open champion her first major title 6-2, 6-3.

Intel to show Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks at Build

SlashGear -
Intel may be showing off some tablets and ultrabooks running Windows 8 at both the Intel Developer Forum and at Microsoft's Build developer conference, which kicks off tomorrow.

View as:One ColumnTwo Column News for you

Egypt's military threatens to revive emergency law

The Independent -
Egypt's protest movement yesterday turned its anger on the country's military rulers, accusing them of clinging to the repressive legacy of the ousted Mubarak regime.

32 of Muammar Gaddafi's inner circle in Niger

The Australian -
32 members of fugitive Muammar Gaddafi's inner circle, including his son Saadi, have arrived in Niger. THIRTY-two members of fugitive former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's inner circle, including his son Saadi, have arrived in Niger since September 2, ...

US Scrambles to Ease Tension as Israel's Ties With Allies Erode

Fox News -
AP Egyptian activists burn a depiction of an Israeli flag as they demolish a concrete wall built around a building housing the Israeli embassy in Cairo Sept.

Kenya police put death toll from pipeline explosion at 75

Xinhua -
NAIROBI, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan authorities have confirmed that at least 75 people were burned to death while 118 others who were seriously injured have been hospitalized after a fuel pipeline burst into flames in Nairobi's fuel depot.

Casey Anthony defense makes counteroffer in investigation costs

Central Florida News 13 -
Casey Anthony stands with her attorneys before the jury presents a verdict in her murder trial. By Adam Longo, Reporter How much should Casey Anthony have to pay for lying to the cops?

Mitt Romney uses Boeing union issue to appeal to tea party

Washington Post -
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - Mitt Romney's harsh critique Monday of the federal government's efforts to block Boeing from bringing thousands of non-union jobs to South Carolina was not a new line of attack for Republican presidential ...

North Carolina House approves same-sex marriage ballot issue

Reuters -
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 75-42 on Monday to put a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage before voters next May.

Rick Perry: unelectable or GOP's best shot? Why public and pundits differ.

Christian Science Monitor -
Polls show that the public thinks Rick Perry is the GOP presidential candidate with the best chance of beating President Obama. The punditry disagrees.

Euro Falls on Greece Worries

Wall Street Journal -
LONDON—Some of the biggest banks in foreign exchange, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and HSBC Holdings PLC, are standing by their predictions that the euro is set to vault higher, despite the debt crisis that is ...

Bank of America: time for the mumbler to find his voice

The Guardian -
Bank of America boss Brian Moynihan faces huge problems at a company that lost $8.8bn in the last quarter. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images Behind his back, staff call Brian Moynihan the mumbler.

Italy in Talks With China on Bond Purchases

Wall Street Journal -
ROME–Italy's Finance Ministry has held talks with China's sovereign wealth fund and other Chinese officials in a bid to persuade Beijing to buy large amounts of Italian bonds, a person familiar with the matter said Monday, ...

TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington to Leave TechCrunch Over Spat With AOL

Wall Street Journal -
Michael Arrington ended a more-than-weeklong drama over his position at AOL Inc. by leaving the TechCrunch blog he founded, solving one problem for the struggling Internet giant but creating a new challenge at one of the few bright spots ...

YouTube Founders Revamping a Site for Link Sharing

New York Times -
SAN MATEO, Calif. - Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have some experience with turning a small Web site into Internet gold. In 2006 they sold their scrappy start-up YouTube to Google for $1.65 billion.

Spartacus star Andy Whitfield dies aged 37 after cancer battle -
The Welsh-born star, who played the title role in the cult US TV series Spartacus: Blood And Sand, had been diagnosed with non-Hodkin lymphoma last year.

Miss Universe 2011: Who Will Win?

People Magazine -
Eighty-nine contestants from around the world will compete for the Miss Universe crown on Monday. Among those competing is Miss USA Alyssa Campanella, an auburn-haired beauty from California, who has been praised for her eloquence, ...

Romo's fault? Not totally, Cowboys teammates say

The Associated Press -
IRVING, Texas (AP) - All that time off watching from the sideline last season, all those offseason practices he led, even getting married - none of it could shake Tony Romo from his habit of reckless gambles that turn into costly late-game mistakes.

Last updated at 11:57 PM on 12th September 2011

Daily Mail -
She recently spoke out about her fears for her finances following the cancellation of her show Kate Plus 8.. And just hours before the final episode of the program airs on TLC, a defiant Kate Gosselin declared that she will be back on the TV screens in ...

Djokovic leads Nadal 6-2 6-4 in US Open final

Reuters -
Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns to Rafael Nadal of Spain during the men's final of the US Open tennis tournament in New York, September 12, 2011.

Kubiak: Walter, Ward might play for Texans this weekend

NFL News -
By Wire Reports Kubiak said Walter bruised his left collarbone and will be re-evaluated "in a couple of days." "He does not have a fracture," Kubiak said, according to the Texans' official website, refuting reports that the receiver had ...

Fifty New Planets Found—Largest Haul Yet

National Geographic -
Fifty new alien worlds, including 16 "super Earths," have been found—the largest extrasolar planet haul announced at one time, astronomers say.

An Inconvenient Day? Al Gore Preps 24-Hour Global Warming Broadcast

Fox News -
The former vice president and outspoken climate-change defender plans a 24-hour worldwide presentation called "24 Hours of Reality" to combat the country's growing disbelief in his contention that man's actions have dramatically shaped the planet's ...

New Drug Tests Make 2012 London Olympics ‘Riskiest Yet’ for Cheats

International Business Times -
| Sep 12, 2011 | min:sec The 2012 Olympics will boast tough standards against cheaters, according to a doping expert, who said new tests will make the London Olympics the "riskiest Games" ever for dishonest performance-enhancer users.

Turkey meat producer announces a second recall

CNN International -
(CNN) -- Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation has announced for the second time in less than six weeks a voluntary recall of ground turkey products after tests found they were contaminated with a strain of salmonella bacteria that can ...

Glow-in-the-dark cats against AIDS, other diseases

USA Today -
By Business Wire ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS and illuminate ways to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases.

SpongeBob impairs little kids' thinking, study finds

Los Angeles Times -
Watching just a short bit of the wildly popular kids TV show "SpongeBob SquarePants" has been known to give many parents headaches.


CBS News
 - ‎11 minutes ago‎
BBC News
 - ‎13 minutes ago‎
USA Today
 - ‎7 minutes ago‎

Greater Los Angeles » - Edit

Hollywood Reporter
 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Long Beach Press-Telegram
 - ‎2 hours ago‎
UC Los Angeles
 - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York Times
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
Wired News
 - ‎Sep 10, 2011‎
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
New York Times
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
Huffington Post
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
Huffington Post
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
Yahoo! News Blogs (blog)
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
BBC News
 - ‎Sep 9, 2011‎
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
 - ‎Sep 11, 2011‎