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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
KABUL, Afghanistan - President Hamid Karzai was quoted on Thursday as dismissing widespread criticism of the elections in which he is the front-running candidate, saying he believed in the integrity of the vote ...
Afghan leader says election fraud exaggerated Washington Post
Afghan president defends vote, admits some bias The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is holding off on a decision to send more US troops to Afghanistan, exasperating lawmakers who say his administration's latest road map for winning the war skimps on details and amounts to too little, too late.
Video: More Troops in Afghanistan? CBSNewsOnline
US-POLITICS Summary Washington Post
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
By REUTERS JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak was quoted Thursday as saying he does not view Iran as a threat to the existence of the Jewish state, a view that would seem to depart from Israeli statements of the recent past.
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CNN - 4 hours ago
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Charges have been dropped against four men accused of raping an 18-year-old student at Hofstra University after the woman recanted her allegations, prosecutors said.
Video: Hofstra Rape Suspects Free After Accuser Recants The Associated Press
FOXNews - 39 minutes ago
This is a rush transcript from "On the Record," September 16, 2009. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
Video: Pres. Carter Stands by Obama, Racism Comment The Associated Press
CARTER'S COMMENTS: Obama thinks race not basis for criticism Detroit Free Press
New York Daily News - 3 hours ago
Raymond Clark has been considered a 'person of interest' in the death of Yale student, Annie Le. Police were gearing up to arrest Yale lab technician Raymond Clark 3rd early Thursday after his DNA was linked to the murder of grad student Annie Le, ...
Video: Police: We Know Where Clark Is at All Times The Associated Press
Yale murder: Police to arrest lab technician Christian Science Monitor
Bloomberg - - 46 minutes ago
Sept. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Japan's central bank signaled it remains concerned about the strength of a recovery even after raising its assessment of the nation's economy.
Bank of Japan sees 'signs of recovery' MarketWatch
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
Oracle's (ORCL) Sept. 16 report of weaker-than-expected fiscal first-quarter sales signals that companies aren't rushing to spend on technology, even as the US begins to emerge from the recession.
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The founders of Skype have sued owner eBay Inc (EBAY.O) and an investor group that has agreed to buy the Webphone service, accusing them of copyright violation and potentially disrupting the $1.9 ...
Skype founders file suit against eBay: WSJ MarketWatch
Skype founders sue eBay for copyright violation The Money Times
TopNews United States - - 20 minutes ago
According to a recent announcement on the Official Google Blog, the Internet search giant has acquired reCAPTCHA - a small academic company, which essentially provides identity verification services as well as improved digitization.
Google buys outfit that makes those squiggly word boxes for Web sites San Francisco Chronicle
New York Times - - 6 hours ago
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
-- Is there life beyond our planet? To answer this question, scientists say they first must find a planet that looks like it could sustain life.
Video: Found: Firm Place to Stand Outside Solar System The Associated Press
MTV.com - - 10 hours ago
ABC News - - 12 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Patrick Swayze made peace with the notion of dying from pancreatic cancer after initially finding his diagnosis a "cruel joke," according to a memoir to be published later this month.
Video: Co-Star Recalls Patrick Swayze CBSNewsOnline
Entertainment Weekly - - 13 hours ago
Dan Brown's latest historical/conspiratorial/symbological mystery had a stellar first day, selling more than one million copies in the US, Canada, and the UK Amazon and Barnes & Noble reported that The Lost Symbol broke their ...
Review: Dan Brown's `The Lost Symbol' full of empty teases MiamiHerald.com
Quick million sells of 'Code' author's latest Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
There was little Nick Green could do, having kept quiet for three days about his injured right leg. And so, after he stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and the Red Sox down by one run in the ninth inning last night, ...
Loss to Red Sox has even Mike Scioscia shaking his head Los Angeles Times
MLB.com - - 3 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa stood ready to correct the assessment that his dominant eight-inning performance against the Giants on Wednesday night was the best of his career.
Giants' rally falls a run short vs. Rockies San Francisco Chronicle
Boston Globe - 1 hour ago
Francisco Cervelli celebrates after his ninth-inning single drives in the winning run in the Yankees' comeback victory over the Blue Jays in New York.
Jorge Posada suspended three games following brawl Boston Herald
Jorge Posada, Jesse Carlson suspended three games by baseball Los Angeles Times
Boston Globe - 4 hours ago
While vaccine for the regular flu is now available, the H1N1 vaccine is not expected until October. (Keith Srakocic/ Associated Press) Associated Press / September 17, 2009 TRENTON, NJ - Plan on getting your swine flu shot at work?
Funds will boost county vaccine supply News-Leader.com
Health department organizes seasonal flu shot clinics Mt. Carmel Daily Republican Register
FOXNews - - 7 hours ago
The union of public employees criticized the latest health care plan Wednesday and pointed specifically to the fee on insurance plans, saying it "taxes health plans that provide benefits for many middle class families.
Medicare to Fund 'Medical Home' Model Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
The debate over a tax on sugary soft drinks - billed as a way to fight obesity and provide billions for health care reform - is starting to fizz over.
New Report Argues For Tax on Soft Drinks Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - Sep 12, 2009
Surrounded by middle-aged white guys - a sepia snapshot of the days when such pols ran Washington like their own men's club - Joe Wilson yelled “You lie!
FOXNews - Sep 13, 2009
MIAMI - When rescuers found the horse, he was tied to a palm tree on a Northwest Miami-Dade County farm where animals die for meat: a skinny, diseased wreck with rotting hooves and hide.
Daily Mail - Sep 10, 2009
By Daily Mail Reporter Most parents have experienced their young children getting restless when waiting for a meal in a restaurant.
New York Times - - Sep 9, 2009
OUT OF THE MAINSTREAM At work in J Street's offices in Washington, from left: Isaac Luria, campaigns director; Rachel Lerner; Daniel Kohl; Jeremy Ben-Ami.
Boston Globe - - Sep 12, 2009
Since the global financial system started unraveling in dramatic fashion two years ago, distinguished economists have suffered a crisis of their own.