Los Angeles Times - 43 minutes ago
CC Sabathia dominates Angels again and Alex Rodriguez has a big game as Yankees take a 3-1 lead in AL Championship Series. By Kevin Baxter Reporting from Anaheim - There isn't much a baseball player can win that Alex Rodriguez hasn't already won.
A-Rod launches Yankees to brink of World Series The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 38 minutes ago
TOKYO - US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday a runoff election in Afghanistan won't solve the problem of corruption in that nation's government.
Decision Followed Five Days of Difficult Talks With U.S. Wall Street Journal
Washington Post - - 45 minutes ago
President Obama raised between $2 million and $3 million for Democrats during a swing through Manhattan on Tuesday night, easing some qualms that the economic downturn might spook major donors at a time when the ...
Obama Takes a Health Care Hiatus New York Times
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With Osama bin Laden reportedly hobbling on dialysis near the Afghan border, and President Barack Obama heading to Norway to collect his Nobel Peace Prize, the American public is debating whether we should increase or draw down our ...
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Austin American-Statesman - - 11 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD - After unleashing a vicious wave of attacks on high-profile security buildings and crowded marketplaces in Pakistan this month, militants set their sights Tuesday on one of the capital's schools.
Video: Pakistani University Bombed, Offensive Rages The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
Pope Benedict has created a new church structure for Anglicans who want to join the Catholic Church, responding to the disillusionment of some Anglicans over the ordination of women and election of openly gay bishops.
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There are 18 states, as columnist Mark Shields recently pointed out to me, that have gone Democratic in each of the past five presidential elections.
Marshall to resist health reform proposals Macon Telegraph
Rock salt blizzard slams Snowe after health vote Bangor Daily News
CNN - - 24 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A preliminary estimate from the Congressional Budget Office projects that the House Democrats' health care plan that includes a public option would cost $871 billion over 10 years, according to two Democratic sources.
USA Today - - 51 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Americans are increasingly worried about the cost and quality of medical care that could result from President Obama's effort to revamp health care, but a majority still trust him more than Republicans to change ...
The GOP's New York Fiasco Wall Street Journal
Obama tells critics to “grab a mop” Reuters Blogs (blog)
CNNMoney.com - 6 hours ago
Mixed profit reports, a stronger dollar and a weaker housing market report are among the factors dragging on Wall Street. By Alexandra Twin, CNNMoney.
US Stocks Pare Declines But Remain Lower On Disappointing Data Wall Street Journal
S&P, Dow approach next technical target MarketWatch
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
While no match for the resurgent third quarter reported by Google a few days earlier, Yahoo's (YHOO) results and its forecast for current-quarter sales beat analysts' expectations and gave further evidence that this year's swoon in ...
Yahoo profits rise in 3Q, will revenue follow? The Associated Press
Bartz Makes Headway Getting Yahoo on Track Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 24 minutes ago
WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The US government's $700 billion financial bailout program has increased moral hazard in the markets by infusing capital into banks that caused the financial crisis, a watchdog for the program said on ...
TARP's Hidden Costs Forbes
Watchdog: Bailout helped but at a great cost The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
Meet your next computer: It's no cheaper than the model it replaced, and its new features consist of processor and memory upgrades you probably won't notice and some design refinements you've lived just fine without until now.
Inside Apple's new multitouch Magic Mouse Apple Insider
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
As widely expected, Barnes & Noble unveiled its Nook electronic reading device at a splashy news conference on Tuesday to generally positive views from the publishing community, and offered some details about its whispered-about lending ...
Barnes & Noble: Raising the E-Reader Bar BusinessWeek
Apple Insider - - 1 hour ago
The mad geniuses over at iFixit have already thoroughly disassembled and examined the new MacBook, less than 24 hours since the product hit the Apple store.
First look: Unibody MacBook Computerworld
CNN - - 4 hours ago
(CNN) -- It's just one thing after another for Richard and Mayumi Heene. They've caused such an uproar after last week's alleged balloon boy hoax that Lifetime won't air a re-run of their "Wife Swap" episode.
Video: Balloon Boy Charges May Not Come Until Next Week The Associated Press
FAA investigating Colo. balloon flight The Associated Press
Boston Herald - 1 hour ago
By Herald Wire Services Rihanna says the wait is “ovah!” The star unveiled her hotly anticipated new single on Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show in La-La yesterday.
BuddyTV - 23 minutes ago
Things just get weirder and weirder every time we hear about what's new with Jon Gosselin. For some peculiar reason, women have thrown themselves at his feet and I can't figure out why.
Kate Gosselin probably can't answer these questions Entertainment Weekly
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The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. - The umpires had another rough night in Game 4 of the AL championship series. Two blown calls went against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night during a 10-1 loss to the New York Yankees.
Umpiring Stumbles to the Fore New York Times
Umpires have another rough night in playoffs SportingNews.com
USA Today - - 1 hour ago
PHILADELPHIA - The bus ride through the streets of this city was eerily quiet early Tuesday morning. Los Angeles Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton didn't say anything.
Video: Phillies one win away from World Series [Delaware Online Ne delawareonline.com
Sensing Victory, Dodgers' Ramirez Bolted for Showers New York Times
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Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
A slowdown in the production of the H1N1 flu vaccine is forcing some Washington area health officials to cancel or limit immunization clinics until more supplies arrive.
Washington Post - - 58 minutes ago
The "modest" success of an HIV vaccine clinical trial in Thailand, trumpeted by researchers last month as a milestone in the AIDS pandemic, is turning out to be even more modest than originally advertised.
AIDS Vaccine Trial Shows Only Slight Protection New York Times
HIV vaccine trial was significant BBC News
Washington Post - 24 minutes ago
The Justice Department says it's backing off the prosecution of people who smoke pot or sell it in compliance with state laws that permit "medical marijuana.
Good Sense on Medical Marijuana New York Times
The right approach on medical pot San Francisco Chronicle
Wired News - - Oct 16, 2009
NEW YORK - Despite Nintendo's emphasis on accessible gaming for newbies, the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. Wii will be a challenge, says Shigeru Miyamoto.
CNN - - Oct 16, 2009
(People.com) -- As the new spokesmodel for Trimspa diet pills in 2003, Anna Nicole Smith was a bubbly picture of health. Anna Nicole Smith was too weak to walk in her last days, according to investigators.
New York Times - - Oct 16, 2009
Imee Gallardo receives health insurance through her job at a Häagen-Dazs shop in Hawaii. By GARDINER HARRIS HONOLULU - Imee Gallardo, 24, has been scooping ice cream at a Häagen-Dazs shop at Waikiki Beach for five years, and during that time the shop ...
msnbc.com - Oct 18, 2009
FORT COLLINS. Colo. - A sheriff said he was pursuing criminal charges in Colorado's "balloon boy" saga, which he described Sunday as a hoax to generate publicity for a reality TV show.
Nascar - - Oct 16, 2009
CONCORD, NC -- After recording the 13th-fastest speed in the weekend's opening Sprint Cup practice, Dale Earnhardt Jr. had high hopes for qualifying Thursday night at Lowe's Motor Speedway.