Reuters - - 34 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama's push for sweeping healthcare reform was poised to clear a key Senate hurdle on Tuesday, opening a new phase in the raging debate over his top domestic priority.
Video: Health Insurers' Cold Feet on Reform Fox Business
BBC News - 2 hours ago
North Korea has agreed to hold talks with South Korea this week, a day after it test-fired short-range missiles. The talks will be on how to avoid cross-border flooding, and arrangements for reunions between family members divided by the Korean War.
North Korea Agrees to Talks on Flood Prevention, Family Reunions Voice of America
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 2 hours ago
It was just a small reminder that we live in interesting times in regards to the 44th president of the United States. Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize last week and almost nobody thought to congratulate the guy!
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MOSCOW - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was meeting with Russian leaders on Tuesday to urge their support in pressuring Iran to prove its nuclear program is peaceful.
Clinton Says No to Another Presidential Bid Washington Post
BBC News - 1 hour ago
Gordon Brown has urged MPs to "deal with" a retrospective expenses audit, amid anger from some MPs who say the rules are unfair and inconsistent.
MPs' expenses: what happens next? Telegraph.co.uk
Aljazeera.net - 47 minutes ago
Officials say the latest deadly attacks reveal the extent to which the Pakistani Taliban is supported by ethnic Punjabi groups, in addition to the Pashto-speaking tribesmen of the northwestern border areas.
Attacks highlight Pakistan's vulnerability to militants Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles Times - 53 minutes ago
After threatening a mass veto to spur a big water deal, the governor reverses course and signs a surprising slate of legislation. It includes bills he had vetoed in the past.
Governor signs gay rights bills San Diego Union Tribune
Atlanta Journal Constitution - - 1 hour ago
The children of Coretta and Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday avoided a jury trial and settled their festering legal feud over control of the civil rights icon's estate.
FOXNews - 3 hours ago
Democrat R. Creigh Deeds blasted his Republican foe in Virginia's gubernatorial race as no friend of working women or gays and twice accused him of lying.
Barbs Traded on Taxes, Traffic in Prime Time Washington Post
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
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Video: 2 Americans Win Nobel in Economics The Associated Press
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Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
HONG KONG (Dow Jones)--Primus Financial Holdings Ltd. intends to expand Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., the Taiwan insurer it is buying from American International Group Inc. (AIG), into a regional company, co-Chairman Robert Morse said ...
AIG sells Taiwan subsidiary to Primus for $2.15B The Associated Press
AIG to sell Taiwan life insurer for $2.2 billion MarketWatch
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp., the largest US lender by assets, failed to persuade a Delaware judge to dismiss a shareholder lawsuit challenging the fairness of its $29 billion acquisition of Merrill ...
Deal Advice on Merrill Will Be Aired New York Times
BofA May Turn Over Documents to Cuomo TheStreet.com
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USA Today - - 5 hours ago
A California company Tuesday will announce an iPhone application and car receiver that will enable users to lock, unlock and remotely start their car with the phone rather than the car's key fob.
CNET News - - 7 hours ago
For the past month, some Mac OS X users have been reporting their personal data missing after logging into their guest accounts, and Apple now says it's working on finding a fix.
Snow Leopard Bug Erases Guest Account Data ChannelWeb
Reuters - 2 hours ago
Hours after the pop singer's first posthumous single "This Is It" was released amid great hype on Monday, it emerged that the tune had been recorded 18 years ago by an obscure Puerto Rican singer.
Anka Given Credit for Jackson Song New York Times
USA Today - - 5 hours ago
By Paramount Pictures By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY Paranormal Activity, a film ostensibly made up of video recordings made by a young couple who believe frightening things are happening in their house as they sleep, has been amassing intense ...
`Couples Retreat' takes top spot with $34.3M The Associated Press
'Paranormal Activity' isn't your normal film Kansas City Star
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Washington Post - 46 minutes ago
AP DENVER -- Between frosty breaths on the mound, Brad Lidge warmed to the challenge and erased a season of frustration. Philadelphia's beleaguered closer stranded runners at first and second on a bitterly cold Sunday night when he retired Troy ...
Lidge showing old form despite struggles this year FOXSports.com
FOXSports.com - - 49 minutes ago
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Dolphins 31, Jets 27 New York Times
MiamiHerald.com - 48 minutes ago
By Sports Network Lauri Korpikoski's first-ever shootout attempt ended with a game-winning goal, as Phoenix beat San Jose, 1-0, at HP Pavilion.
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MiamiHerald.com - - 1 hour ago
Ask any woman what disease she's most afraid of, and chances are she'll say breast cancer. ``Almost everyone knows someone who did everything `right' and still got breast cancer,'' says Dr.
Power of Pink: Girls of all ages join to help women get mammograms Asheville Citizen-Times
Healthy choices are the best cancer defense Farmington Daily Times
MiamiHerald.com - - 1 hour ago
Doctors learn they don't entirely understand the H1N1 flu virus. New studies say it hits otherwise-healthy relatively young adults the hardest.
H1N1 Critical Illness Can Occur Rapidly; Predominantly Affects Young Patients Science Daily (press release)
Swine flu study finds hardest hit are women The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
CNN - - Oct 9, 2009
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- If you hold a Discover credit card, you're in luck -- the company has decided to freeze interest-rate hikes until a new credit card consumer protection bill takes effect in February.
Telegraph.co.uk - - Oct 8, 2009
A far-from-definitive list of the 20 most annoying science and technology errors in films, from slow-moving lasers to extraterrestrials who use Windows Vista.
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 ...
FOXNews - Oct 9, 2009
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CNN - - Oct 9, 2009
(OPRAH.com) -- Huge, scary numbers are lurking everywhere these days: The massive federal bailout (now on the taxpayers' tab)...the unemployment rate, which is now at a 26-year high...that daunting sum you are constantly told you will ...