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Washington Post - - 6 hours ago
TEHRAN, Sept. 18 -- Hard-line supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad clashed Friday with protesters who defied a ban on opposition demonstrations to stage the first major street protests in two months, a show of force during an ...
US, Iran: So much to talk about Los Angeles Times
CNN International - 26 minutes ago
JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNN) -- Indonesian police say they have DNA evidence identifying the man they killed this week as Noordin Top, the nation's most-wanted terror suspect.
Jakarta plotter's death confirmed Aljazeera.net
Washington Post - - 5 hours ago
Jewish housing goes up in East Jerusalem. The US wants limits on Israeli construction there and in the West Bank. (By Dan Balilty -- Associated Press) By Howard Schneider JERUSALEM, Sept.
US envoy's push in Middle East yields little Los Angeles Times
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Reuters - - 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Seven former heads of the CIA urged President Barack Obama on Friday to end the probe into allegations of abuse of prisoners held by the agency, arguing that it would hamper intelligence operations.
Ex-CIA chiefs seek halt to interrogations probe The Associated Press
CIA Chiefs Ask Obama to Abandon Abuse Inquiry New York Times
Philadelphia Inquirer - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama yesterday described health-care reform as "very much a women's issue" and said the current system was preventing women from achieving "true equality.
Michelle Obama turns to health care overhaul Boston Globe
Health reform a women's issue, first lady says San Francisco Chronicle
New York Daily News - - 21 minutes ago
Raymond Clark III, is escorted into court in New Haven, Conn. by judicial marshals and a police officer. Photos: The life and tragic death of Annie Le: Her body was discovered the same day she was set to wed her fiancé, Columbia grad student Jonathan ...
Motive in Yale Slaying May Never Be Explained New York Times
MiamiHerald.com - - 3 hours ago
Florida's unemployment rate held steady at about 10.7 percent for the third month in a row in August, a sign that the state's sluggish job market is stabilizing.
Joblessness Spikes to 11.1% in DC, Eases in Va., Md. Washington Post
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
The central bank would seek to rein in pay practices that could encourage taking irresponsible risks. Regulators would not aim to curtail overall compensation for bank employees, but rather make sure that bonuses and other pay practices don't endanger ...
Pay Plan Gets Mixed Reaction from Lawmakers Wall Street Journal
Fed seeks to police pay on banks that reward risk New York Daily News
CNNMoney.com - 10 hours ago
CNET News - - 2 hours ago
The US Department of Justice late Friday urged the court overseeing Google's book search settlement with authors and publishers to reject the settlement in its current form, although it strongly hinted that the parties are flexible on ...
DOJ: Court should reject Google book search settlement Computerworld
Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission plans to propose rules Monday that would prevent telecommunications, cable and wireless companies from blocking or slowing Internet traffic related to specific applications or ...
Report: New net neutrality rule coming next week San Francisco Chronicle
FCC to back network neutrality rules V3.co.uk
Washington Post - 7 hours ago
Well, something clearly broke down behind the scenes in the ongoing Apple/Google negotiations over Google Voice on the iPhone, because Google released one of two nukes it has been holding back.
Washington Post - 13 hours ago
Seattle Times - - 1 hour ago
Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant!," starring Matt Damon, looks like it was more fun to make than it is to watch. A review by Seattle Times movie critic Moira Macdonald.
ADM's price fixing movie opens in firm's hometown Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK - -- Friday marked the final flicker of CBS' "Guiding Light," as that venerable daytime drama logged its farewell hour after 72 years on the air.
'Guiding Light' fades to black in Peapack The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Boston Globe - - 47 minutes ago
Boston Herald - - 4 hours ago
WILMINGTON - Bruins [team stats] players were predicting yesterday afternoon that the Phil Kessel [stats] affair would be resolved, one way or another, within a day or two.
Kessel dealt to Leafs for picks Boston Globe
MLB.com - - 1 hour ago
Just when it appeared as though the Tigers had a firm grasp on the American League Central, things are starting to get interesting, with the Twins making a late push for the division crown.
Twins move within 3 games of Tigers with 3-0 win The Associated Press
Twins' shutout shrinks Tigers' division lead to 3 Detroit Free Press
Wall Street Journal - - 6 hours ago
On a visit to his doctor last week for a blood-pressure check, Neil Johnson, a former mortgage lender, dutifully got his annual flu shot.
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's media blitz on US healthcare reform has prompted charges that he is risking overexposure, but the very public offensive could be a perfect prescription for his top domestic ...
Video: Michelle Obama: US Health Care Is 'Unacceptable' The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 59 minutes ago
Sept. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Coughing hogs at a 5000-head piggery in Northern Island are being investigated to determine how they became the latest animal victims of swine flu.
Video: H1N1 Flu 2009 Pandemic News Information Santa Barbara Arts TV
TIME - - Sep 15, 2009
David Hackbart was mad, and he wanted to show it, but he didn't think he would end up in federal court protecting his right to a rude gesture and demanding that the city of Pittsburgh stop violating ...
Wall Street Journal - - Sep 11, 2009
Richard Dawkins has been right all along, of course—at least in one important respect. Evolution has indeed dealt a blow to the idea of a benign creator, literally conceived.
Salon - - Sep 15, 2009
Cleon Skousen was a right-wing crank whom even conservatives despised. Then Beck discovered him By Alexander Zaitchik W. Cleon Skousen, left foreground, and Glenn Beck, center.
Huffington Post (blog) - Sep 15, 2009
When I was college a long time ago, I read a book called Subliminal Seduction, which chronicled how Madison Avenue tricked your sub-consciousness into craving vodka (as if a trick were needed there) by placing sexy silhouettes inside ice cubes.
New York Times - - Sep 14, 2009
Carol Johnson, an otherwise healthy woman in her 60s, was at her wits' end. Despite a good diet and regular exercise, she was gaining weight - 20-plus pounds.