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AFP - 6 minutes ago
UNITED NATIONS - Iran came under mounting pressure for its nuclear defiance as Russia signaled it could back biting sanctions if Tehran fails to make concessions in crunch talks next month.
Medvedev calls for 'signals' to Iran on nuclear issus Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
President Obama will use the forum of the UN Security Council on Thursday to press his efforts to slow the spread of nuclear weapons and reduce global stockpiles.
Video: Iran expects free and open nuclear talks with West worldfocusonline
Obama, Gadhafi , Ahmadinejad Address UN General Assembly Voice of America
Wall Street Journal - 5 hours ago
LONDON (Dow Jones)-UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday the next six months will be the true test of whether governments can come together to tackle the economic crisis, climate change and security issues.
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
The Massachusetts legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would allow Gov. Deval L. Patrick (D) to appoint an interim US senator, and he is leaning heavily toward naming Paul Kirk, a longtime aide to the late ...
Patrick to announce interim US senator tomorrow Boston Globe
The Associated Press - - 4 hours ago
PITTSBURGH - Activists engaged in a precarious-looking stunt beneath a heavily traveled bridge and others gathered for a union-backed, pro-green jobs rally on the eve of the Group of 20 summit Wednesday.
protesters dangle from Pittsburgh bridge CNN International
Protesters drop in on Pittsburgh for G-20 summit Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - - 47 minutes ago
Authorities say that nine rescued animals required surgery and that children were playing just 10 feet away from a vicious fighting dog.
Video: 3 Charged in Dogfighting Ring Run Out of Daycare The Associated Press
Police find dogfighting operation at site of day-care facility Chicago Tribune
Reuters - - 19 minutes ago
TOKYO, Sept 24 (Reuters) - The dollar softened against higher-yielding currencies on Thursday as investors shifted their funds away from the greenback on expectations the Federal Reserve will keep interest rate very low for a long time.
Video: Sept 23: Stocks End Lower Despite Fed Statement The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 39 minutes ago
Sept. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Most Asian stock markets fell, led by commodity companies, after raw-material prices declined. Japan stocks rose as brokerages upgraded Toshiba Corp.
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Sept. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil declined for a second day in New York after a US Energy Department report showed an unexpected increase in fuel stockpiles in the world's largest energy consuming nation.
Oil plunges 4% on inventory jump, Fed statement CNNMoney.com
OIL FUTURES: Crude Down On High Stockpiles, Low Demand Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 8 minutes ago
The game console maker hopes to drive holiday sales with the 20% reduction, which comes after Sony trims the price on its PlayStation 3 and Microsoft issues a rebate on its Xbox 360 Elite.
San Jose Mercury News - - 2 hours ago
Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that water exists on the moon, a discovery that helps complete a picture of a water-rich solar system and could make colonizing Earth's nearest neighbor much easier than previously ...
Water Found on the Moon Wired News
Evidence suggests water exists on the moon Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times - - 58 minutes ago
The device shown in a Web video and code-named Courier is reportedly from Microsoft. The company neither confirms nor denies the product's existence.
msnbc.com - 6 hours ago
Sept. 23: A little girl in Washington state is lucky to be alive after a car nearly crushed her outside of a convenience store. nbc's Lee Cowan reports.
BBC News - 16 minutes ago
Former senator Pleasant Bridgewater and medic Tarino Lightbourne are accused of demanding money from the star after his son died in the Bahamas in January.
msnbc.com - - 2 hours ago
What happened? During this first results show, the men learned their fate first. It came down to Ashley Hamilton and Michael Irvin, and to the surprise of absolutely nobody, Ashley was the first to go.
Ashley Hamilton, Macy Gray tossed from 'Dancing' The Associated Press
MLB.com - - 39 minutes ago
KANSAS CITY -- Just like Josh Beckett never sees any reason for enthusiasm when he turns in a dominant performance and loses, he probably won't apologize for nearly equaling his career high for hits allowed and still leading the ...
Updates: Red Sox at Royals Boston Globe
Hochevar's rough fifth inning dooms Royals in 9-2 loss to Red Sox Kansas City Star
Rotoworld.com - 37 minutes ago
Bud Norris hurled six scoreless frames in a 3-0 win over the first-place Cardinals on Wednesday night. Norris scattered six hits while walking two and fanning three.
Astros snap losing streak, keep Cards from clinching Houston Chronicle
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH St. Louis Post-Dispatch
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
By Sports Network Justin Maxwell scored the game-ending run on Pete Orr's fly to right, as the Nationals overcame a blown ninth-inning lead to top the Dodgers, 5-4, in the middle contest of a three-game series.
Late miscues doom Dodgers in DC MLB.com
Nats beat Dodgers in bizarre fashion Washington Times
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats swatted down Republican attempts to make fundamental changes in their health care legislation on Wednesday as the Finance Committee voted on a wide range of amendments that highlighted the ...
Congress readies stopgap spending bill The Associated Press
Houston Chronicle - - 1 hour ago
In the eighth month of pregnancy, there are plenty of things to fret about. Finishing the nursery. Drawing up a birth plan. Walking across the street without tripping on two swollen feet I can no longer see.
Want a flu shot? Be persistent Minneapolis Star Tribune
Wall Street Journal - - 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday defeated an amendment to health-care legislation that likely would have spared private Medicare Advantage plans from any subsidy cuts under the bill.
Live Blogging the Senate Finance Markup of Health Bill Washington Post
HCA, Humana sign two-year agreement Bizjournals.com
New York Times - - Sep 18, 2009
WHEN it comes to navigation, so-called smartphones aren't really so smart. If you want to find your way to your friends' mountaintop country estate or to a remote bed and breakfast for some leaf peeping, standalone portable navigation ...
CBSSports.com - - Sep 20, 2009
Here's the current state of USC football: Pete Carroll tried to hide from Washington the fact that he was starting Aaron Corp.
ABC News - Sep 20, 2009
The national security adviser for former President Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski, gave an interview to The Daily Beast in which he suggested President Obama should make it clear to Israel that if they attempt to attack Iran's nuclear weapons sites ...
CBS News - Sep 19, 2009
"The Deadly Crime Spree of the Craigslist Killer" Explosive new details about the case in a new book from "48 Hours Mystery.
USA Today - - Sep 19, 2009
By Bolonchen Regional Archaeological Project By Dan Vergano, USA TODAY Ringing two abandoned pyramids are nine palaces "frozen in time" that may help unravel the mystery of the ancient Maya, reports an archaeological team.