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Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama won backing for his deliberative approach to a new strategy in Afghanistan from congressional leaders yesterday, even as lawmakers indicated little change in their ...
Most 'remain against Afghan war' BBC News
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WASHINGTON - Hospitals, coal miners and clinical labs are among the special interests that have won exemptions from taxes and other cost-cutting measures in a health care plan crafted by the Senate ...
4 Senators' Concerns Reflect Health Care Challenge New York Times
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The Philippines, badly hit by typhoons, floods and landslides, is to import more rice sooner this year amid fears of a food shortage.
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CHICAGO, Oct. 6 -- Heading home from school, Leon Porch knows not to dawdle and, if trouble breaks out, never to choose sides. "The violence is bad.
Violent Deaths Shock Chicago Into Action Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano proposes, among other reform ideas, holding nonviolent immigrants in minimum-security facilities.
More detained immigrants may be released Houston Chronicle
US to change its detention policy Fort Worth Star Telegram
New York Times - 1 hour ago
When the Supreme Court takes up a religion case, it often prompts overheated charges: There is a war against Christianity under way; or civil liberties groups are trying to turn this into a secular nation.
The Mojave cross case Los Angeles Times
Bloomberg - - 19 minutes ago
Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Gold traded near its record and oil advanced for a third day as investors bought commodities to protect their wealth on speculation the dollar will extend its decline and inflation accelerate.
Dollar's Slide Gives Rise To Calls for New Reserve Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 21 minutes ago
Rent for office space is falling at the fastest pace in more than a decade as vacancies create a glut and landlords slash prices to attract tenants.
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Bank of America said it will not raise credit card interest rates before February, when a law restricting industry practices takes effect, unless a cardholder is in default.
BofA Holds Line on Credit-Card Costs Wall Street Journal
BofA: Credit card rates won't go up ahead of law The Associated Press
TG Daily - - 48 minutes ago
AT&T has ended a controversial ban on wireless VoIP applications for the iPhone. The decision was reached just months after the carrier pledged to "take a fresh look" at the iPhone's VoIP capabilites for use over AT&T's 3G network.
USA Today - - 52 minutes ago
Against rising competition, Amazon.com is cutting the price of the Kindle and taking its popular electronic reader overseas. On Wednesday, Kindle prices drop $40 to $259, the second price cut in three months.
New Kindle to Download Books Abroad New York Times
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
Move over Apple and Research In Motion. Rivalry in the smartphone market has just heated up. For a while it seemed the bloodiest battle in smartphones would be fought between Apple (AAPL), maker of the iphone, and blackberry maker ...
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LOS ANGELES - Politician Tom DeLay and actress Debi Mazar have turned in their last dance. Both are leaving "Dancing With the Stars.
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK - While David Letterman would undoubtedly do without the personal turmoil, his blackmail scandal is great for business. The late-night talk show host's apologies to his wife and staff made for gripping television, and more viewers tuned in to ...
Letterman gets ratings bump from apology USA Today
Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
With all the studio hirings and firings in the last 24 hours, I've been too busy to revisit until now one of the most wonderfully bizarre twists in the Roman Polanski case.
New York Times - - 45 minutes ago
MINNEAPOLIS - Almost all the Champagne had been sprayed in Minnesota Twins' clubhouse Tuesday night when Frank Viola, the former Twin, appeared in the doorway of Manager Ron Gardenhire's office.
MLB.com - - 41 minutes ago
ANAHEIM -- A year later, the setting is the same for Jason Bay, but the circumstances are so much different. Once again, the slugging left fielder for the Boston Red Sox starts his postseason against the Angels in Anaheim.
Seeing red in postseason San Francisco Chronicle
Resellers see lower prices for Red Sox playoffs Boston Herald
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NEW YORK -- The mighty Yankees, who've won more games than any team in baseball this year, with their $202 million payroll, all their swagger and the best lineup money can buy, are in a precarious situation.
Little Room for Error in Yankees' Postseason New York Times
Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
Three scientists who harnessed the power of light in ways that helped turn the Internet into a global phenomenon and launched the digital-camera revolution were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday.
Video: First Person: Nobel Physics Winner Elated The Associated Press
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Reuters - - 8 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A rule that requires New York City fast food restaurants to post calorie information on their menu boards has not changed consumer habits in low-income neighborhoods, according to a study published on Tuesday.
Calorie Postings Don't Change Habits, Study Finds New York Times
New York Times - - Oct 3, 2009
IN the annals of American excess, there often arrives a moment when those with too much money, too much clout and too much hubris just can't stop themselves from tempting the fates.
Telegraph.co.uk - - Oct 2, 2009
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's vitriolic attacks on the Jewish world hide an astonishing secret, evidence uncovered by The Daily Telegraph shows.
CNN - Oct 3, 2009
ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Kandi Burruss, the newest cast member of the reality show "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," was mourning the death Saturday of her fiancé, who died after a fistfight the night before.
New York Times - - Oct 3, 2009
Stephanie Smith, a children's dance instructor, thought she had a stomach virus. The aches and cramping were tolerable that first day, and she finished her classes.
FOXSports.com - Oct 3, 2009
AP CHICAGO (AP) - An insurance man called "as regular a guy as you'll ever meet" was ordered back to California on Saturday to face charges that he stalked ESPN reporter Erin Andrews and made nude videos of her by aiming his cellphone camera through ...