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Jerusalem Post - - 1 hour ago
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with US special envoy George in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning, for the second time in two days, in a last-minute effort to reach an agreement over the settlements issue.
AFP - 22 minutes ago
PARIS - Failure to tackle climate change at a key UN conference in Copenhagen could be "catastrophic" for health, the heads of 18 doctors' associations warned on Wednesday.
What we urgently need is a new mindset on climate change guardian.co.uk
Reuters - - 52 minutes ago
MOGADISHU, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab insurgents called on Wednesday for more foreign militants to join them in the failed Horn of Africa state after US forces killed one of the region's most wanted al Qaeda suspects.
U.S. careful of civilians in Somalia raid, official says Los Angeles Times
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San Francisco Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
(09-15) 20:44 PDT -- After six long years being tagged as a failure by federal standards, Malcolm X Academy was recast Tuesday as an unmitigated success story.
API scores increase for Peninsula schools San Jose Mercury News
State, us disagree on progress at some la schools Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) pushes on with hope but no guarantee of bipartisan support down the line. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max BaucusÂ' version of the healthcare bill does not include a public option.
Senate Health Bill Draws Fire on Both Sides New York Times
Without GOP, Baucus forges ahead on health Boston Globe
Philadelphia Inquirer - - 1 hour ago
Outside the Convention Center yesterday afternoon, critics and defenders of President Obama's health-care initiative took the opportunity to express their views on the president's plan, and taunt one another.
Video: Obama: Economic Recovery Depends on Middle Class The Associated Press
Specter, Unions Disagree on Path for Overhaul of Labor Laws Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
European stock markets opened modestly higher Wednesday, benefiting from healthy US and Asian markets overnight, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke further boosted investor confidence by calling an end to the recession.
Fed Chief Says Recession Is 'Very Likely Over' New York Times
Wall Street Journal - - 4 hours ago
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Sept. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Adobe Systems Inc., the world's biggest maker of graphic-design software, agreed to buy Omniture Inc. for $1.8 billion, expanding into programs that track the performance of Web sites and online advertising ...
Adobe's Pricey Omniture Purchase BusinessWeek
CNET News - - 1 hour ago
After a few hours on Tuesday of playing with the Zune HD that Microsoft sent me, I found a lot of things I like about it--the slim size, the Quickplay user interface feature that gives you immediate access to recently added and favorite ...
Third time's a charm: Ars reviews the Zune HD Ars Technica
Microsoft's Zune HD player: It's still no iPod Los Angeles Times
PC World - 9 hours ago
Google Labs unveiled an innovative new tool called Fast Flip. At first glance it appears similar to Bing Visual Search which was also unleashed yesterday.
Why You Should Check Out Google Fast Flip Now Atlantic Online
Google's latest: Are you flipping for Fast Flip? Entertainment Weekly
GamePro.com - - 47 minutes ago
Microsoft and Activision are bundling the Xbox 360 with the biggest game of the year, an extra controller and double the hard drive space!
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
Officially, rapper Kanye West is not a "jackass" -- at least not as far as the White House is concerned. President Barack Obama apparently was speaking off the record Monday when he used that term to characterize the ...
Video: Obama on Kanye's VMA Outburst The Associated Press
Obama, Kanye West and the trouble with Twitter Los Angeles Times
Entertainment Weekly - - 6 hours ago
I spent the better part of the afternoon watching Patrick Swayze, a fine specimen who looked like a hotter version of the Brawny man and moved like a better version of the Rum Tum Tugger, a curious cat, dance on the Internet.
Video: Patrick Swayze dead at 57 Wood TV8
Patrick Swayze: Perhaps Hollywood's nicest guy Lansing State Journal
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Los Angeles Times - - 17 minutes ago
His home run beats Pirates, 5-4, after his double sets up Matt Kemp's tying single in ninth. Andre Ethier celebrates after his 30th homer and sixth walk-off hit of the season, best in the major leagues.
Pirates-Dodgers Preview SportingNews.com
More HR heroics from Ethier Seattle Post Intelligencer
Forbes - 1 hour ago
AP , 09.16.09, 03:11 AM EDT SHANGHAI -- The government has licensed a science institute in Shanghai to begin producing a single-dose swine flu vaccine, raising the number of such manufacturers in China to three, an official said Wednesday.
Video: FDA Approves Swine Flu Vaccine The Associated Press
FDA approves a new swine flu vaccine Detroit Free Press
Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
As health-care legislation advances through Congress, the young adults who were so vital to President Obama's election are emerging as a significant beneficiary of his top domestic priority, but they are also likely to play a major ...
To Cut Healthcare Costs, Let's Start With the Secret Prices U.S. News & World Report
Peake wrong on health care Macon Telegraph
San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
The average family premium for health insurance offered through an employer surpassed the $13000 mark this year, and the cost of coverage continues to outpace increases in wages and inflation, according to a report released Tuesday.
Mandated Health Insurance Squeezes Those in the Middle Wall Street Journal
Many Employers to Raise Cost of Health Benefits, Survey Finds Washington Post
New York Times - - Sep 8, 2009
By 353 pp. Scribner. $27 Her work draws on that of an early-20th-century German biologist, Jakob von Uexküll, who proposed that “anyone who wants to understand the life of an animal must begin by considering what he called their ...
Politico - - Sep 10, 2009
Republicans worry they're becoming known less for their ideals and more for the pettiness of their vitriol. Illustration by Matt Wuerker Joe Wilson's outburst Wednesday night earned more than a personal rebuke from ...
FanHouse - - Sep 11, 2009
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- When it's your party, you can cry if you want to, and you also can embarrass yourself if you want to. Just ask Michael Jordan, who spent his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night doing his ...
New York Times - - Sep 12, 2009
Ryan Massey, 7, shows his caps. Dentists near Charleston, W.Va., say pollutants in drinking water have damaged residents' teeth.
Wall Street Journal - - Sep 11, 2009
SANTA FE, NM -- Happily remarried, in a new city, with a new job, Carolyn Bourassa felt the time was finally right to get rid of her 10-year-old divorce papers.