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Senate Has 'Miles to Go' on Health Care After Committee Vote

Bloomberg - Kristin Jensen, Laura Litvan - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The US Senate Finance Committee's approval of health-care legislation after months of struggling to reach an agreement sets the stage for an even bigger battle.

Nobel panel defends decision to award peace prize to Obama

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎2 hours ago‎
OSLO, Norway - In a rare public defense of a process normally shrouded in secrecy, four of the Nobel Peace Prize jury's five judges spoke out Tuesday about a selection they said was merited and unanimous.
Peace or politics? University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
A Prize for Star Power Washington Post

US could potentially use controversial adjuvants in swine flu...

San Jose Mercury News - Lj Anderson - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The World Health Organization estimates that a worldwide production capacity of 3 billion doses of pandemic H1N1 vaccines will be used to prevent the outbreak and spread of the 2009 H1N1 flu, or "swine flu," as it is better known.

US-NKorea talks hinge on renewed six-party process

The Associated Press - Christopher Bodeen - ‎18 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - The United States will not meet directly with North Korea until Pyongyang commits to rejoining six-nation disarmament talks and abides by commitments to dismantle its nuclear programs, a top US diplomat said Wednesday.

Clinton seeks strategic co-op with Kremlin amid lingering mistrust

Xinhua - Hai Yang, Lu Jingli - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday in an effort to seek strategic ...

Armenia, Turkey pursue 'football diplomacy'

The Associated Press - Suzan Fraser - ‎1 hour ago‎
BURSA, Turkey - The presidents of Turkey and Armenia will build on recent moves to end a century of enmity when they attend a World Cup football qualifier between their teams on Wednesday.

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At the White House, a Celebration of Latin Music

New York Times - Jon Pareles - ‎1 hour ago‎
Among those appearing at the Fiesta Latina on Tuesday were, foreground from left, Sheila E., Gloria Estefan and José Feliciano. By JON PARELES The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas and much more.

A Historic Success In Military Recruiting

Washington Post - Ann Scott Tyson - ‎4 hours ago‎
For the first time in more than 35 years, the US military has met all of its annual recruiting goals, as hundreds of thousands of young people have enlisted despite the near-certainty that they will go to war.

Rainfall records fall in epic storm

San Francisco Chronicle - Kevin Fagan - ‎26 minutes ago‎
(10-13) 19:42 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- It was an October storm unlike any other in the Bay Area in nearly half a century. One-day rainfall records for the month were shattered Tuesday.

Hang Seng Investment's Ho Sees China, Hong Kong Stocks Gaining

Bloomberg - ‎31 minutes ago‎
By Bloomberg News Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- China's Shanghai Composite Index may gain 19 percent this year from yesterday's close as the mainland's economy expansion outpaces other regions, according to Hang Seng Investment Management.

Intel Results May Bode Well for Recovery

BusinessWeek - Cliff Edwards - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tech's recovery appears to be gathering steam. For the third straight quarter, computer chipmaker Intel Corp. (INTC) said demand for its products is improving.

us Steel Adds 3.3%; Goldman, J&J Drag

Wall Street Journal - Geoffrey Rogow - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK -- Goldman Sachs Group and Johnson & Johnson weighed on the banking and health-care industries Tuesday, engaging in a tug-of-war with a rallying materials sector that helped stocks close only slightly lower.

It's All Over But The Crying For T-Mobile's Sidekick

ChannelWeb - Kevin McLaughlin - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Kevin mclaughlin, channelweb In the wake of last week's service outage, the T-Mobile Sidekick is almost certainly dead in the water as far as future development goes, although Microsoft appears to be reluctant to confirm this.

Drink's iPhone 'App' Gets Anger Flowing

Wall Street Journal - Valerie Bauerlein, Suzanne Vranica - ‎6 hours ago‎
Energy drinks are meant to be edgy and cool, and drunk by young men. So PepsiCo Inc. decided to release an Apple iPhone application for its Amp Energy drink to appeal to guys out on the prowl.

Nokia's Netbook gamble

CNET News - Marguerite Reardon - ‎7 hours ago‎
NEW YORK--Nokia, the world's largest maker of cell phones, is getting into the computer business with its new Booklet 3G, setting the stage for a new era of competition in the mobile device market.

Michael Jackson 'This Is It' controversy: So who exactly is Safire?

Entertainment Weekly - Clark Collis - ‎10 hours ago‎
A lot of questions got resolved yesterday about the new Michael Jackson single “This Is It” - in particular, exactly who wrote the tune.

Michael Jackson's American Music Awards nominations: Unfair?

Los Angeles Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Music award shows are never the most current barometers of pop music. By the time the big galas get around to airing on television, many of the albums nominated date back to the prior calendar year.

Another star knocked out of the 'Dancing' ballroom

The Associated Press - Sandy Cohen - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Ultimate Fighting champ Chuck Liddell has been knocked out - of "Dancing With the Stars." The 39-year-old athlete was eliminated from the ABC dance competition Tuesday.
Chuck and Anna booted from 'DWTS' United Press International

Dodgers have more left this year

Los Angeles Times - Ben Bolch - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Clayton Kershaw was a bit player for the Dodgers last year in the National League Championship Series, pitching two innings in relief.

NFL should give Limbaugh the bum's rush

San Diego Union Tribune - Tim Sullivan - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Rush Limbaugh has as much right to invest in the National Football League as does anyone else. Which is, to be exact, none at all.

US forward Davies hurt in car crash in Va.

Washington Times - Drew Hansen - ‎1 hour ago‎
US national team forward Charlie Davies was injured in a one-car crash on the George Washington Memorial Parkway that killed another person early Tuesday.

Fighting breast cancer with tulips in Oak Lawn

Chicago Tribune - Janice Neumann - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lisa Pesek had good reason to help plant pink tulips outside the Advocate Breast Cancer Center in Oak Lawn recently as a reminder of the importance of mammograms.

Health Insurers Emerge as Obama's Top Foe

Washington Post - Ceci Connolly - ‎4 hours ago‎
For months, President Obama and his administration waged their fight for a health-care overhaul without a clear opponent, even courting the industry executives and interest groups that helped kill reform efforts 15 years ago.
Medicare queries answered at expo Daytona Beach News-Journal

Report: Unsafe abortions kill 70000 annually

The Associated Press - David Crary - ‎10 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Increased contraceptive use has led to fewer abortions worldwide, but deaths from unsafe abortion remain a severe problem, killing 70000 women a year, a research institute reported Tuesday in a major global survey.

A Horror Film Phenomenon: Paranormal Activity

TIME - Richard Corliss - ‎Oct 10, 2009‎
Oh, sweet Jesus, that nice couple Kate and Micah are about to go to sleep again! But they already suspect that their house is haunted.

The Calorie-Restriction Experiment

New York Times - Jon Gertner - ‎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 ...

Chris Evert and Greg Norman: What Went Wrong?

People Magazine - Linda Marx, Sara Hammel - ‎Oct 10, 2009‎
They seemed to have it all: a passionate courtship, romantic trips around the world, and each other's undying support. But just 15 months after marrying, tennis star Chris Evert and golfing great Greg Norman - who left their longtime ...

What happened to global warming?

BBC News - Paul Hudson - ‎Oct 9, 2009‎
This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too might that fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998.

Op-Ed Columnist Two Wrongs Make Another Fiasco

New York Times - Frank Rich - ‎Oct 10, 2009‎
THOSE of us who love F. Scott Fitzgerald must acknowledge that he did get one big thing wrong. There are second acts in American lives.