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Senate leaders announce bipartisan agreement to avert government shutdown

Washington Post -
J. Scott Applewhite/AP - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., speaks with reporters Sept. 13 on Capitol Hill. By Paul Kane and Rosalind S. Helderman, Senate leaders reached an agreement Monday evening that is almost certain to avert a federal ...

Washington Monument remains closed -
>>> good evening from our temporary perch above what is normally our skating rink at 30 rock . we will show you in detail in a moment, we're in the midst of our education nation summit here this week.

Obama pushes for jobs bill in Silicon Valley forum

USA Today -
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - President Obama pressed his case for a $447 billion jobs bill in the heart of Silicon Valley, where there aren't enough engineers and tech leaders yearn for more math and science education.

Libya Orders End to State Security Courts

(TRIPOLI, Libya) - Libya's transitional justice minister said Monday that he has approved a measure to abolish the country's state security prosecution and courts, which sentenced ...

Sheen and Warner Bros. settle $100M lawsuit -
TV junkies Anna Chan and Ree Hines dish on the latest boob-tube news, from what happened on your favorite shows, to casting rumors, sneak peeks and more.

Japanese, Australian Stock Futures Gain on Europe Optimism

BusinessWeek -
Sept. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese and Australian stock futures gained on expectations European leaders will act to prevent the region's sovereign-debt crisis from getting worse.

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In letter, Knox says is tired, thinks of Seattle

Reuters -
Amanda Knox, the US student convicted of murdering her British flatmate Meredith Kercher in Italy on November 2007, sits in the courtroom during her appeal trial session in Perugia September 23, 2011.

Security Council Reviews Palestinian UN Application

Voice of America -
September 26, 2011 Security Council Reviews Palestinian UN Application Margaret Besheer | United Nations The UN Security Council on Monday took up the issue of the Palestinian bid for full UN membership.

Perry faces immigration hurdles in Iowa

Los Angeles Times -
His stances on a US-Mexico border fence and college tuition don't sit well with conservatives who'll vote in the state's Republican caucuses.

NYPD can shoot down an airliner? Experts troubled.

Christian Science Monitor -
The NYPD chief says his department can shoot down an airliner in an emergency. But terrorism experts wonder who would give the police that authority.

No Child Left Behind option meets praise and caution

USA Today -
President Obama is offering to free public schools from many of the requirements of a controversial federal education law. But as states consider whether to take him up on it, they're realizing the offer comes with some costs.

Like your free checking account? Prepare to say goodbye

ABC News -
Only 45% of non-interest bank checking accounts are free, down from 65% in 2010 and 76% two years ago, according to a survey released Monday by Bankrate.

Euro zone struggles to stem crisis; Obama urges action

Reuters -
Riot police stand guard in front of the parliament during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens, September 25, 2011.

Boeing Revs Up for Dreamliner

Wall Street Journal -
EVERETT, Wash.—Boeing Co. executives said they plan to nearly double production of the company's new 787 Dreamliner jet within six months and expect revenues for each plane to start exceeding costs by the end of the decade.

Facebook iPad app: release delayed or imminent?

GigaOm -
Is Facebook's iPad app stuck in pre-release mode or are the finishing touches being applied even as we speak? There are two reports Monday concerning the social network's much-anticipated iPad ...

What to expect from Wednesday's Amazon event

In case you missed it, Amazon is having a big press event this Wednesday in New York to roll out something new. OK, maybe it's not Apple kind of big.

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab 8.9 Tablet, Pair of Media Players

PC Magazine -
Samsung on Monday offered the first glimpse of a new 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab tablet with Google's Android 3.1 Honeycomb that will be available Oct. 2, as well as two new media players, the Galaxy Player 4.0 and Galaxy Player 5.0.

Report: Facebook Changes Could Mean More Security Risks

PC Magazine -
The major changes Facebook introduced at last week's f8 developer conference have met with mixed reactions from Facebook users—and could open the site to more security risks, according to Bitdefender.

"L Word" star booted off plane over kissing dispute

Reuters -
Cast member Leisha Hailey answers questions during the Showtime panel for ''The L Word'' at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Los Angeles January 14, 2009.

'Beauty & the Beast'? 'Inception?' What's Next for 3D Re-Releases?

TheWrap -
For many in Hollywood, 3D conversion had degenerated into "C-word" status until Disney's mega-successful re-release of of "The Lion King" two weeks ago re-kindled both imagination and profit motive.

Jackson Doctor Set for Trial

Wall Street Journal -
LOS ANGELES—The doctor accused of manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson is set to stand trial Tuesday, a proceeding expected to draw coverage by TV networks, websites and other media outlets around the world.

Fast Track: Justin Bieber borrows Staples Center for a date

Los Angeles Times -
Singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez arrive at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in August. (Christopher Polk / Getty Images) Funk music icon Sly Stone is reportedly homeless, on the lam and living (and recording) out of a van in Los Angeles.

Cowboys' Romo active vs. Redskins

Los Angeles Times -
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was listed as active and is expected to start against the Washington Redskins. Romo fractured a rib and a collapsed lung in last Sunday's overtime win at San Francisco.

Eagles' Vick softens his stance on officials

Palm Beach Post -
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick walks away from the field an NFL football game against the New York Giants on Sunday, Sept.

Rangers and Flyers to Play Winter Classic, but Questions Persist Before Then

New York Times -
PHILADELPHIA - Monday was a busy day for the Rangers: a lunchtime visit to Citizens Bank Park here for the announcement of the Jan. 2 Rangers-Flyers Winter Classic and the HBO “24/7” series leading up to it; a final exhibition game ...

Ozzie, Reinsdorf meet, but status still up in air -
CHICAGO -- Ozzie Guillen met with White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf for about a half hour Monday morning to discuss his future with the club, but the manager said his status with the team remains unchanged ...

Invisible Ink Made Out of Engineered Bacteria

Wired News -
By seeding sheets of what look like paper with encrypted patterns of bacteria engineered to glow in certain conditions, researchers have developed an invisible ink for the biotech age.

How Could NASA Lose a 6.5-Ton Satellite?

Fox News -
AP Photo/NASA The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is seen in the grasp of a robotic arm during deployment from the space shuttle in September, 1991.

Huge sun storm may super-charge northern lights tonight -
Sunspot 1302 has already produced two X-flares (X1.4 on Sept. 22 and X1.9 on Sept. 24). Each of the dark cores in this image from SDO is larger than Earth.

Coffee May Help Women Lower Depression Risk

Wall Street Journal -
In what might be good news for coffee drinkers, a new study found that women who regularly consume the caffeinated beverage are less likely to suffer depression.

Childless men more likely to die of heart disease: study

Reuters -
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A decade-long study of 135000 men found that those who did not have children had a higher risk of dying from heart disease than those who did, raising new questions over the links between fertility and overall ...

Vitamin B12 deficiency may lead to cognitive problems -
Older people with low levels of vitamin B12 in their blood may be more likely to develop problems with their thinking skills and have more brain shrinkage, a new study suggests.

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