Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Congressional budget analysts gave an important political boost Wednesday to a Senate panel's health-care overhaul, projecting that the $829 billion measure would dramatically shrink the ranks of the uninsured and ...
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USA Today - - 17 minutes ago
By Robert Deustch, USA TODAY By Paul White, USA TODAY NEW YORK - The New York Yankees' long-running playoff subplot ended Wednesday when a line drive bounced onto the left-field grass in the fifth inning.
Yanks did what's expected: beat the lifeless Twins FOXSports.com
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
By Robert mccartney To hear him tell it, at least when he's speaking anywhere near the Capital Beltway, Republican gubernatorial candidate Robert F. mcdonnell wants to help Northern Virginia because he's a Fairfax County boy familiar with the region ...
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A typhoon has made landfall in Japan for the first time in two years, causing widespread disruption. Reports say one person has been killed and more than 20 injured in strong winds and heavy rain.
Powerful typhoon slams into Japan The Associated Press
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Two powerful undersea earthquakes in the Pacific triggered a widespread tsunami warning on Thursday but the alert was later cancelled and there appeared to be little damage.
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Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Rep. Charles B. Rangel, under investigation for alleged ethics violations, will at least for now remain chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.
Democrats Defeat GOP Effort Against Rangel New York Times
GOP fails in third effort to remove Rangel The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
Caretakers of the cross in the Mojave Desert attend the Supreme Court's oral arguments over whether it violates the separation of church of and state.
Religion Largely Absent in Argument About Cross New York Times
Supreme Court debates legality of Mojave cross Los Angeles Times
USA Today - - 44 minutes ago
DETROIT - This city's desperate struggle to weather the fallout of a recession played out in anger, scuffles and fainting Wednesday when thousands of residents lined up to get a limited number of ...
Video: Thousands Mob Detroit Center, Hope for Free Cash The Associated Press
WITH VIDEO Chaos reigns at Detroit aid event Detroit Free Press
The Associated Press - - 29 minutes ago
DALLAS - Lengthy airline delays are twice as common now as in 1990 and will get worse as the economy recovers, according to a Brookings Institution report released Thursday.
Wall Street Journal - - 48 minutes ago
The Justice Department is investigating allegations that International Business Machines Corp. has monopolized the market for mainframe computers, broadening Washington's search for anti-competitive behavior ...
Justice Dept probing IBM's computer market conduct The Associated Press
DOJ opens inquiry on IBM mainframe business MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
General Motors Co. is falling short on several significant goals it plans to meet by year's end, including worker reductions and the sale of failing brands, Chief Executive Frederick "Fritz" Henderson told reporters and analysts.
Video: GM CEO Offers Business Snapshot Fox Business
GM Expects Car Sales to Stay Slow Washington Post
PC World - - 7 hours ago
It looks like Amazon's timing is spot on. The online bookseller's lower $259 price for the Kindle 2, along with several other factors, will help boost sales of eBook readers significantly for 2009, according to a new study by Forrester Research.
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Washington Post - 3 hours ago
Two Americans and an Israeli won a Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for creating detailed blueprints of the protein-making machinery within cells, research that's being used to develop new antibiotics.
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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
Nick Ut/AP Keith B. Bolcar, acting chief of the FBI's Los Angeles bureau, announcing arrests on Wednesday. By BRAD STONE In what it is calling Operation Phish Phry, the FBI began arresting 53 people on Wednesday on charges of conducting a vast ...
33 Arrested as FBI Busts Global 'Phishing' Ring Washington Post
Dozens indicted in identity-theft scheme Los Angeles Times
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Irving Penn, 92, a virtuosic photographer widely known for his spare, formalized images of fashion models and who brought the same striking technique to portraiture of celebrities, anonymous tradesmen and violent ...
Irving Penn dies at 92; a giant of photography Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles Times - 5 hours ago
It now looks like Jon & Kate Gosselin are riding off into the sunset with their large brood and may never be heard from again.
San Jose Mercury News - - 29 minutes ago
After the rookie wide receiver ended his silent, two-month-long contract holdout, he answered questions for just three and a half minutes before his 49er handlers cut off the session and said Crabtree had to hurry off for practice.
Michael Crabtree says he's ready after signing with 49ers Los Angeles Times
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MLB.com - 1 hour ago
ANAHEIM -- With all due respect to the other six teams involved in Division Series play, all of them richly deserving of their exalted places in October, there is no current series as fascinating as the Angels vs.
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Fort Worth Star Telegram - 15 minutes ago
Tim Tebow's status against No. 4 LSU appears that it will be a game-day decision. Florida coach Urban Meyer said Wednesday that his medical staff told him to prepare as if the injured Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will play Saturday night in Baton ...
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San Jose Mercury News - - 3 hours ago
While concern over the spread of the H1N1 virus sweeps the country, epidemiologists in New York and a few other cities that were awash in swine flu last spring are detecting very little evidence of a ...
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USA Today - - 36 minutes ago
A new "scorecard" lists "shockingly wide variations" among the states when it comes to the health of their residents, says the president of the Commonwealth Fund, which compared such factors as access to care, ...
Report: Ohio stuck in middle on health cost, quality Bizjournals.com
Chicago Tribune - - 6 hours ago
Writer John W. Anderson knows a thing or two about helping the women in his life battle breast cancer. His mother, Annie, died from the disease and his mother's best friend Caryl, his sister Mary, and his wife, Sharon, all battled breast cancer and ...
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New York Times - - Oct 4, 2009
There was what President Obama likes to call a teachable moment last week, when the International Olympic Committee rejected Chicago's bid to be host of the 2016 Summer Games.
New York Daily News - Oct 4, 2009
David Letterman had a special 'suite' above the 'Late Show' theater, according to an ex-staffer. An ex-"Late Show" intern unmasked herself Saturday as one of David Letterman's former flings - and sources revealed the randy funnyman keeps a bachelor pad ...
Times Online - - Oct 4, 2009
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Salon - - Oct 4, 2009
Oct. 5, 2009 | Women just don't think about sex all that much. They have sexual fantasies only twice a month. Sometimes, they have sex simply out of a sense of duty.
New York Times - - Oct 4, 2009
NEW YORK - Back from another trip to Europe, this time Germany, where the same dismay as in France prevails over the US health care debate.