CNNMoney.com - 26 minutes ago
Blue-chip average ends at key milestone for the first time since Oct. 3, 2008 following better-than-expected results from JPMorgan and Intel.
Video: Oct. 14: Dow Passes 10,000, 1st Time in a Year The Associated Press
CNN - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- US schoolchildren still have work to do when it comes to mathematics, the secretary of education said Wednesday.
No improvement for fourth-graders on national math test Christian Science Monitor
Reuters - - 10 minutes ago
WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Democrats opened difficult talks on healthcare reform in the US Senate on Wednesday, promising to bridge party divisions on a government-run insurance plan and paying for the overhaul.
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Times Online - - 58 minutes ago
In the farmlands between the Jewish settlement of Qedumim and the Palestinian village of Imatin, the wreckage of the endless struggle for control of the West Bank is visible.
Palestinians, in Reversal, Press UN Gaza Report New York Times
Fatah okays Palestinian unity pact Aljazeera.net
CNN - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama huddled with top military, foreign policy and national security advisers Wednesday as part of an ongoing review of US strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Obama talks US nonmilitary efforts in Afghanistan The Associated Press
guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago
Gordon Brown hasannounced that the number of British troops in Afghanistan would rise by 500 to 9500 in a move designed to end a damaging dispute between ministers and defence chiefs and reassure sceptics that the military presence there is worthwhile.
Britain's Brown pledges more Afghanistan troops The Associated Press
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The Boston - Bay State Banner - - 1 hour ago
Though Barack Obama's selection as this year's Noble Peace Prize recipient is unconventional - and some would say controversial - it's perfectly logical when one considers what Obama represents in historical context.
Why the Nobel judges love Obama The Week Magazine
Wall Street Journal - - 29 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to extend a stimulus program to provide $250 payments to help seniors, veterans and people with disabilities cope with the economic slump next year.
Obama calls for $250 payments to seniors The Associated Press
San Jose Mercury News - - 1 hour ago
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge today refused to dismiss a legal challenge to Proposition 8, concluding that the ongoing courtroom battle over California's voter-approved ban on gay marriage must be resolved in a full-blown trial.
Judge refuses to toss suit challenging Prop. 8 San Francisco Chronicle
Judge refuses to dismiss gay marriage ban lawsuit The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 14 minutes ago
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Bruce Wasserstein, whose more than 30 years of dealmaking earned him wealth, the envy of his peers and ultimately the top job at Lazard Ltd.
Bruce Wasserstein, Lazard CEO, dies at 61 CNNMoney.com
Lazard CEO Wasserstein, 'master dealmaker,' dies MarketWatch
The Associated Press - - 15 minutes ago
BOSTON - The Boston Globe is off the market. The New York Times Co. said Wednesday it won't sell the newspaper after all, following "careful consideration and analysis.
N.Y. Times Keeps Boston Globe Wall Street Journal
Forbes - - 2 hours ago
Bank's profit beats expectations, but with reserves mounting against rising mortgage losses, results could fade. JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon isn't ready to declare victory yet.
JPMorgan Credit-Card Results Suggest More Pain Ahead Wall Street Journal
JPMorgan scores big in latest quarter CNNMoney.com
Computerworld - 46 minutes ago
Next month, Microsoft is sponsoring a Family Guy television special in which instead of traditional advertising, pitches for Windows 7 will be woven directly into the show itself.
Family Guy To Shill For Windows 7 PC World
CNET News - - 4 hours ago
PC World - - 29 minutes ago
Based on recent historical trends in the still emerging e-reader market, that would only stand to reason. After all, following Sony's introduction of the $199 Sony Reader Pocket Edition in August, Amazon.
MTV.com - - 1 hour ago
Leona Lewis' book signing in London for her new memoir, "Dreams," took a frightening turn Wednesday (October 14) when the singer was assaulted by a young man.
Sacramento Bee - - 1 hour ago
After Jaycee Lee Dugard was kidnapped as an 11-year-old in 1991, artists at the National Center for Missing Children every couple of years generated "age progressed" images, hoping she would be recognized.
First photo: Jaycee Dugard as she is now msnbc.com
Entertainment Weekly - - 4 hours ago
Profoundly beautiful and affecting, Where the Wild Things Are is a breath- taking act of artistic transubstantiation. From Maurice Sendak's beloved picture book about a rambunctious little boy named Max and the kingdom of untamed ...
The Associated Press - - 35 minutes ago
NEW YORK - "Captain" Lou Albano, who became one of the most recognized professional wrestlers of the 1980s after appearing in Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" music video, died Wednesday.
Wrestling's Capt. Lou Albano dies Detroit Free Press
Captain Lou Albano, WWE Icon and Cyndi Lauper Video Star, Dies at 76 Seattle Post Intelligencer
FOXSports.com - 16 minutes ago
by FOXSports.com The group that is trying to buy the St. Louis Rams plans to drop the outspoken radio show host and conservative commentator, according to multiple published reports Wednesday.
Video: Rush to Judgment Fox News
Limbaugh dropped from group seeking to buy Rams San Francisco Chronicle
FOXSports.com - - 38 minutes ago
FOX race analyst Larry McReynolds has more than 25 years of NASCAR experience as a mechanic, crew chief and broadcaster. Obviously Dale Earnhardt has meant so much to our sport.
France father-son headline 1st Hall of Fame class The Associated Press
Reuters - - 34 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New guidelines on protecting hospital workers against the H1N1 swine flu stress keeping influenza patients away from others and put protective equipment such as face masks last.
Large Crowd Turns Out for Swine Flu Vaccinations Washington Post
U.S. News & World Report - 27 minutes ago
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14 (healthday News) -- Among women with locally advanced breast cancer who undergo the same class of chemotherapy, race doesn't affect the odds of having no sign of disease at surgery, a new study finds.
U.S. News & World Report - 1 hour ago
Global abortion rates are down—from an estimated 45.5 million in 1995 to 41.6 million in 2003, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute, a nonprofit research center that supports abortion rights.
One report on abortion and contraception, but many nuances Los Angeles Times
SI.com - - Oct 11, 2009
Musings, observations and the occasional Week 5 insight as we adjust our TV's vertical hold to handle those hideous brown and mustard-colored vertically-striped socks the Broncos hopefully will put back into the time capsule after their showdown with ...
CNET News - - Oct 11, 2009
But many humans seem to enjoy the pain and the sense of achievement they feel when they finally get wrapped up in BacoFoil like a Sunday chicken.
Times Online - - Oct 10, 2009
I was nine and sleepy. I was snuggly and warm. I wanted to stay under the covers. But he was insistent. “There is something on television you need to see,” he said.
SI.com - - Oct 11, 2009
AP BATON ROUGE, La. -- As the clock wound down on No. 1 Florida's 13-3 win over No. 4 LSU on Saturday night, I stood on the Gators' sideline with several writers, one of whom -- Dave Curtis of the Sporting News -- used an adept basketball analogy to ...
msnbc.com - - Oct 9, 2009
Tune in to TODAY on Monday and Tuesday for more of Jamie Gangel's exclusive interview. Heavy lies the crown of the unofficial standard bearer for the beleaguered Republican Party.