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Richard Heene, the father of a missing 6-year-old who was found hiding at his Colorado home today after authorities thought he ascended in an untethered balloon, often put his children in danger, ...
Video: Sheriff's Dept: Balloon Boy Found Safe at Home The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
NEW ORLEANS -- President Barack Obama made his first visit as president to this battered city to tout his stimulus and other government programs, but he encountered questions both here and in Washington ...
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WASHINGTON - Social Security recipients won't get a cost-of-living increase next year for the first time in more than a third of a century, and that could boost President Barack Obama's plan to send seniors another round of $250 payments before the ...
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LAHORE, Pakistan -- The bloody battle of wills between the Pakistani government and Islamic extremists continued with five terrorist attacks on Thursday that claimed at least 38 lives and was timed, officials said, ahead of a planned ...
Video: Taliban bomb attacks provoke likely S. Waziristan offensive worldfocusonline
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
By Laura macinnis GENEVA, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Israeli and Palestinian leaders should launch investigations of alleged war crimes in Gaza to help rebuild trust and support peace, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday.
UN row threatens to sink Middle East peace plan Times Online
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
By REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy criticised Czech President Vaclav Klaus on Thursday for failing to sign the European Union's Lisbon Treaty and said there would be repercussions unless he fell into line quickly.
Havel: Czech leader is damaging the country The Associated Press
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Wall Street Journal - - 18 minutes ago
'When I'm governor, you won't just have a friend in Richmond—you'll have a partner." So said Virginia gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds to union supporters on Oct. 3, 2008.
McDonnell outraises Deeds in September Richmond Times Dispatch
Wall Street Journal - - 7 hours ago
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has taken it in the neck for awarding this year's Peace Prize to a nine-month old American presidency.
Washington Post - - 52 minutes ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned insurance companies on Thursday that health-care reform could cost the industry dearly through new fees, fewer regulatory protections and fresh competition from the federal government.
Pelosi makes case for government-run health option The Associated Press
CNNMoney.com - 1 hour ago
Stocks stage late-session advance due to run up in energy shares, despite bank stock selloff after Goldman Sachs and Citigroup results.
CNNMoney.com - 11 minutes ago
Wall Street Journal reports that the outgoing chief executive will have to repay his 2009 salary based on demands from the government's pay czar.
Lewis Won't Get Salary and Bonus at Bank of America New York Times
CNNMoney.com - - 1 hour ago
Online search giant reports revenue and earnings that trump Wall Street's estimates, saying the worst of the recession is over.
Google CEO: We're Open To Making Strategic Acquisitions Wall Street Journal
Google delivers forecast-beating financial results guardian.co.uk
PC World - - 1 hour ago
Although Microsoft has now promised that all Sidekick users will be getting their contact info and other personal data back again, the furor felt over the past few days could show lasting impact.
Microsoft Recovers Most Sidekick Data San Francisco Chronicle
Sidekick's lesson: Back up your data Computerworld
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
New touchscreen sensors on the Storm 2 make a huge difference in usability. Still, Apple needn't worry By Stephen H. Wildstrom Over the past few weeks, I have used about a dozen smartphones.
RIM Intros BlackBerry Storm 2 InformationWeek
CNET News - - 2 hours ago
Sony Computer Entertainment America on Thursday announced that a new 250GB variation of the PlayStation 3 Slim will be available beginning November 3 for $349.99.
Sony Adds PlayStation 3 with 250GB of Storage PC Magazine
Reuters - - 17 minutes ago
LAS VEGAS, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Garth Brooks, the best-selling solo musician in US history, ended his semi-retirement on Thursday and announced 15 concert dates at Wynn Resorts Ltd's Encore theater in Las Vegas.
Los Angeles Times - - 14 minutes ago
By Kenneth Turan FILM CRITIC >>> In the new film version of Sendak's classic, more -- admired director Spike Jonze, smart co-screenwriter Dave Eggers, top-flight actors including Chris Cooper, James Gandolfini and Forest Whitaker, ...
Some of His Best Friends Are Beasts New York Times
'Wild Things' eyes $25 million weekend Hollywood Reporter
Entertainment Weekly - - 1 hour ago
The Internet hills are alive with talk of, well, Meghan McCain's hills. Last night, the 24-year-old daughter of former Republican Presidential candidate John McCain posted a photo of herself on her personal Twitter page captioned “my ...
Meghan McCain Twitter photo: Republicans should be cheering Christian Science Monitor
USA Today - 26 minutes ago
(Sports Network) - For the second straight year, the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers will battle for the right to represent the National League at the World Series when the best-of-seven NLCS gets underway this evening at Dodger Stadium.
Bob Ford: Manuel, Torre took different roads to managing Philadelphia Inquirer
Washington Post - - 50 minutes ago
Antawn Jamison will miss at least the rest of preseason after an MRI on Thursday revealed that he had a subluxation of his right shoulder, which means that his shoulder popped in and popped out.
Chicago Tribune - - 36 minutes ago
Rush Limbaugh getting axed from a group trying to buy an NFL team was bigger than Rush Limbaugh. "This is about the future of the United States of America and what kind of country we're going to have," Limbaugh ...
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Rush Limbaugh blames Obama, 'race hustlers,' for deep-sixing Rams ownership bid New York Daily News
Morganton News Herald - - 19 minutes ago
MORGANTON - If you haven't gotten your seasonal flu shot yet, you might be out of luck. The Burke County Health Department announced Thursday that it exhausted its supply of the injectable seasonal flu vaccine and ...
Seasonal flu clinic today, H1N1 shots still delayed Shrewsbury Chronicle
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A Springfield Mass Transit District bus driver has received a one-day unpaid suspension for wearing a pink necktie to help raise awareness for breast cancer.
Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness with Wine Wine Spectator
Power of Pink stresses early cancer detection Palos Verdes Peninsula News
WebMD - - 18 minutes ago
Oct. 15, 2009 -- Even limited exposure to secondhand smoke can increase the odds of heart attacks in people who have heart disease or are at risk, an expert panel report commissioned by the CDC confirms.
Smoking Bans Reduce Heart Attacks: Study U.S. News & World Report
US Report Links Smoking Bans and Heart Health New York Times
New York Times - - Oct 12, 2009
A study published last week in the journal Science suggested that might be the case, reporting that many patients who had the syndrome were infected with a recently discovered virus.
Wired News - - Oct 12, 2009
Willie Nelson has tossed the satellite dish off the back of his corn-powered tour bus in favor of a little box that fuses wireless data cards from a variety of networks into a single connection.
Washington Post - - Oct 12, 2009
Standing just over five feet tall and weighing just over 100 pounds, Juliet Lee is an unlikely champ on the competitive eating circuit.
New York Times - - Oct 12, 2009
I wrote for “Late Night with David Letterman,” the 12:30 am NBC version of his show, for seven years, so when the sex scandal - extortion plot?
Ars Technica - - Oct 11, 2009
For the last hundred years, rightsholders have fretted about everything from the player piano to the VCR to digital TV to Napster.