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WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped up the pressure on House Democrats on Friday to support her preferred version of legislation that would require the federal government to sell health insurance in ...
House health care bill at $1 trillion for decade Boston Globe
States 'opting out' is a healthcare option Los Angeles Times
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DENVER (Reuters) - The mother of a Colorado boy thought to be aboard a homemade helium balloon has admitted to investigators the whole thing was a hoax, according to a court document made public on Friday.
Affidavit: Mom told deputies balloon saga was hoax The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 57 minutes ago
vienna -- Early Sunday, if all goes as planned, UN nuclear inspectors will travel to a military base near Qom, Iran, for a first look at one of the country's most closely guarded nuclear secrets.
US Says Patience With Iran on Nuclear Issue Not Unlimited Voice of America
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A suicide bombing at Pakistan's premier aeronautical manufacturing complex killed seven people on Friday morning.
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Aljazeera.net - 30 minutes ago
North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the global economic crisis will be high on the agenda of an Asian leaders' summit that opened at a Thai beach resort on Friday.
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The morning after BNP leader Nick Griffin's appearance in BBC One's Question Time programme the debate about the programme continues.
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Plagued by his own plummeting polls and playing to empty seats at a high-roller Hub fund-raiser, President Obama acknowledged yesterday that his close friend and political alter ego Gov.
Video: Obama Pushes for Passage of Climate Bill The Associated Press
CBS News - - 4 hours ago
(CBS) After months of taking incoming fire from the prime-time stars of Fox News, the Obama White House is firing back, charging that FOX News is different from all other news.
White House bows to pressure in Fox News dispute Boston Herald
Tiff over White House camera crew and Fox The Associated Press
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - After resisting for weeks, the chairman of the House oversight committee said on Friday that he would subpoena documents from the Countrywide Financial Corporation about its program to offer special mortgage deals to ...
Panel sends Countrywide subpoena Politico
BusinessWeek - - 5 hours ago
Carl Icahn, the activist investor who helped goad Yahoo into finally doing a search deal with Microsoft, has left the board of the Internet portal.
Microsoft sees revenue, profit drop; Icahn departs Yahoo board Austin American-Statesman
Carl Icahn resigns from Yahoo board MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal - - 6 hours ago
In 1992, Congress intervened in corporate compensation and messed things up. Now it's the White House's turn. By JONATHAN MACEY Executive pay has emerged, once again, as a major issue in Washington.
Fed plan to police bank pay unlikely to curb risk The Associated Press
MarketWatch - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Seven more banks failed Friday, pushing the 2009 total to 106 and marking the first year since 1992 that at least 100 have gone under.
US bank failures top 100 for year BBC News
Bank failures stack up: Now 106 for 2009 CNNMoney.com
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
Microsoft has tried to provide the tools users need to make the transition as easy as possible, but you may hit some snags. Here are five things you should be aware of as you upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7. Now that Windows 7 is here, ...
Can Windows 7 'Reset' Microsoft Shares Higher? BusinessWeek
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John Raoux / AP By Clara Moskowitz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A prototype version of NASA's newest rocket is ready for its planned Tuesday launch, mission managers said today.
Human Spaceflight Commission Releases Its Final Report Aero-News Network
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Soupy Sales, 83, a loose-limbed comedian whose goofy skits, slapstick antics and pie-tossing shenanigans made him one of the country's most popular television stars of the 1950s and '60s, died Oct. 22 at a hospice in the Bronx, ...
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HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) 10/23/2009 - “He's kind of quixotic,” says White Collar star Matt Bomer. “He's not just this smooth, cool, perfect con man.
'White Collar' oozes charm and fun Zap2it.com
A Cable Premiere Elbows In on Network Turf New York Times
New York Times - - 34 minutes ago
Jeff Mathis showed his defensive ability in Game 1, absorbing a blow from Alex Rodriguez and preventing him from scoring. By BILLY WITZ ANAHEIM, Calif.
Nick Swisher might be out of the Yankees' lineup Los Angeles Times
USA Today - 52 minutes ago
Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Paul Stastny scored a pair of goals and dished out an assist, as the Colorado Avalanche outlasted the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-4, at the Pepsi Center.
Hurricanes-Avalanche Sums New York Times
The Associated Press - - 3 hours ago
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler is making his presence felt in a hurry as a professional golfer. The 20-year-old former Oklahoma State standout, in his second PGA Tour event since turning pro, shared the lead with Englishman Greg Owen halfway through ...
Fowler and Owen share Frys.com Open lead MiamiHerald.com
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Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
Supplies are still short, but more public clinics are planned for uninsured people at high risk for swine flu. Other are urged to go to their doctors for the vaccine.
Mass swine flu vaccinations in the works in Dallas County Dallas Morning News
Chicago Tribune - - 55 minutes ago
Three days after federal regulators unveiled plans to crack down on potentially misleading food labels, a major nutrition labeling initiative by some of the country's largest packaged food makers announced Friday that ...
Food Label Program to Suspend Operations New York Times
The Associated Press - - 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Joni Lownsdale never thought her 2002 breast cancer diagnosis would land her in the middle of the Obama administration's fight with the health insurance industry.
Haven Goes Pink to Mark Cancer Fight The Ledger
New York Times - - Oct 19, 2009
You can divorce an abusive spouse. You can call it quits if your lover mistreats you. But what can you do if the source of your misery is your own parent?
CBS News - Oct 20, 2009
Harry Smith spoke with a former friend of Richard Heene who claims he heard Heene talk about the balloon stunt in the past. After originally defending the parents of a boy falsely thought to have been trapped aboard a high-flying balloon, Colo.
CNN - - Oct 20, 2009
(CNN) -- Mexico saw the first public protests this weekend over the government's decision to allow cultivation of the first genetically modified corn, which environmentalists and others say could ruin the nation's native crop.
PC Magazine - - Oct 19, 2009
Having followed Microsoft's exploits since its inception, I can safely say the best anyone can hope for with Windows 7 is moderate success.
SI.com - Oct 20, 2009
One of the toughest parts of my job, but also one of the most enjoyable, is the winnowing process for selecting the Pro Football Hall of Fame class each year.