Washington Post - - 35 minutes ago
President Obama, struggling to keep promises he made during last year's campaign, renewed his pledge to end the military's ban on openly gay service members as he appeared at a fundraising dinner for the nation's largest gay advocacy group on Saturday ...
Obama Pledges Again to End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' New York Times
Obama reaffirms will end 'don't ask, don't tell' The Associated Press
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
President Barack Obama's winning of the Nobel Peace Prize brought nothing of the sort at home, as political combatants were quick to assume their usual battlements: Democrats largely hailed the ...
GOP mocks Obama's peace prize, Russians praise it The Associated Press
Voice of America - - 28 minutes ago
Military officials in Pakistan say a siege by militants near the army's headquarters in Rawalpindi, near the capital, Islamabad, is over.
Video: Pakistan Army Rescues 22, Ends Siege of HQ The Associated Press
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KABUL - Thousands of foreign fighters have poured into Afghanistan to bolster the Taliban insurgency, the country's defense minister said Saturday as he called for more international troops.
Now the 'Loyal Opposition,' McCain Keeps Pressure on Obama Washington Post
Voice of America - 8 minutes ago
By VOA News Turkey and Armenia have signed an agreement to normalize relations after a century of hostilities - despite a last minute glitch that nearly derailed the landmark agreement.
Turkey and Armenia sign accord Aljazeera.net
Reuters India - - 2 hours ago
MUMBAI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - India's top diplomat has warned of a clear and present danger to the international community from militants in Pakistan after a bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul that it has hinted may have come from ...
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New York Times - 7 hours ago
The Senate Finance Committee may finally be ready to vote on its version of a health care reform bill. For months, its chairman, Max Baucus, and other members have struggled to produce legislation that could win significant Republican support.
About Tuesday's healthcare vote, and what comes next Los Angeles Times
A look at Congress' legislative language The Associated Press
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
R. Creigh Deeds has not offered specific proposals to fund transportation improvements. In an op-ed piece published last month in The Washington Post, Deeds said that "all options for funding will be on the table.
GOP candidates vow to limit taxes 200 supporters attend Republican gathering Staunton News Leader
New York Times - - 11 hours ago
PRESCOTT, Ariz. - As Arizona authorities on Saturday investigated how two people died and more than a dozen others were overtaken during a ceremony at a New Age retreat near Sedona, questions arose about the ...
Video: Arizona Sweat Lodge Victims Identified The Associated Press
Nation Digest: Police Investigate Sweat Lodge Deaths Washington Post
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
US stocks gained last week, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its highest close in a year, as Alcoa unexpectedly reported a profit and economic data signaled the US recession is ending.
Duo of IBM, Intel Propels Dow's Run Wall Street Journal
Stocks Finish with Gains BusinessWeek
Reuters - - 11 hours ago
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Occidental Petroleum Corp's surprise purchase of Citigroup's Phibro business offers the potential for a significant boost in earnings but will test the conservative company's appetite for risk as it ...
Video: Citi's Phibro Sale All Political Fox Business
BusinessWeek - - Oct 9, 2009
Production of commercial Hummer vehicles will continue in Shreveport, La., through at least June 2011 if a deal by General Motors Co.
Video: Hummer Deal Seen As Boon for Chinese Auto Ind. The Associated Press
GM Expected to Seal Hummer Sale Wall Street Journal
San Jose Mercury News - 1 hour ago
By the Mercury News IA woke up at 3:15 Friday morning to - what else? - watch NASA blast a crater in the moon's tuchus. We even woke our kids for this one, what with the promise of a brilliant plume of lunar detritus visible with a mere ...
Video: Shoot the moon KXAN.com
BBC News - 3 hours ago
Billionaire circus entrepreneur Guy Laliberte has returned to Earth after a 10-day tourist visit to the International Space Station (ISS).
Russian spacecraft with circus tycoon lands safely The Associated Press
Space clown comes back down to Earth msnbc.com
Washington Post - 3 hours ago
The big story today is about Microsoft subsidiary Danger losing all T-Mobile Sidekick customer data from their servers. Danger is the company noted for the T-Mobile Sidekick, the revolution in cloud mobile, and most memorably, almost everybody living ...
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ABC News - - Oct 9, 2009
Couples struggling with their relationships have long traveled to far away destinations to try and mend their wounds. And this weekend such trips are likely to take center stage thanks to Vince Vaughn new comedy, "Couples Retreat.
Los Angeles Times - 12 hours ago
The children's picture book didn't idealize childhood, and in turn it inspired director Spike Jonze. The creatures in "Wild Things," starring Max Records, are menacing.
Where the Wild Things Weren't New York Times
Spike Jonze true to Sendak's 'Wild Things' San Francisco Chronicle
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FOXSports.com - 2 hours ago
Sometimes a coaching staff's week of preparation can almost be heard while watching a game. While Florida's coaches probably didn't exactly put it in these terms, they seemed like they looked at gamefilm of LSU and said, "this defensive line sucks; ...
LSU's sputtering offense exposed by Gators The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 5 minutes ago
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras - American players danced in the locker room and swigged some bubbly. With a thrilling victory on a hot and humid night in Central America, the US soccer team earned a trip to South Africa and another chance to impress at the ...
US & Mexico qualify for World Cup BBC Sport
Nation & world US men clinch World Cup berth Detroit Free Press
The Associated Press - - 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sees both "unprecedented consensus" from outside Congress on his drive to remake the nation's health care system and obstructionism by some on Capitol Hill.
Lobbyists Fight Last Big Plans to Cut Health Care Costs New York Times
Washington Post - - 15 hours ago
The number of children who have died from swine flu has jumped sharply as the virus continues to spread widely around the United States, striking youngsters, teenagers, young adults and pregnant women unusually often, federal officials ...
Five things businesses should know about the H1N1 flu virus Bizjournals.com
Swine flu vaccine arrives in county The Desert Sun
Augusta Chronicle - - 44 minutes ago
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Op-Ed Contributors Wanted: Mammologists New York Times
The work of BC's breast cancer's researchers Vancouver Sun
New York Times - - Oct 7, 2009
The September cover article in the Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery touched off a distinct buzz last month when more than 10 times the usual number of readers downloaded the article in the first two days it went ...
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.
CNET News - - Oct 7, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO--No one is immune from cyberthreats, not even the head of the FBI. FBI Director Robert Mueller was banned by his wife from doing online banking after he nearly fell for a phishing scam, he said on Wednesday during a talk ...
Los Angeles Times - Oct 7, 2009
Their wrongful-death suit against Cigna over the loss of their 17-year-old daughter was blocked. Now they aim to bring change. Hilda Sarkisyan went with supporters to Cigna's headquarters in Philadelphia in 2008, seeking an apology for her daughter's ...
New York Times - - Oct 7, 2009
AS AMERICANS become fatter and fatter - a study published in July revealed that obesity rates increased in 23 states last year and declined in none - a select group of men and women under the watchful care of medical professionals have ...