San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
President Obama declared swine flu a national emergency, a move intended to give hospitals and other medical facilities more flexibility in coping with the possible surge of infected patients, public health experts said Saturday.
Obama declares swine flu a national emergency The Associated Press
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Japan and Australia pushed competing visions for forming an East Asian bloc during a summit of 16 Asian nations in Thailand, plans that differ on the role played by the US Australian Prime ...
Leaders of 16 Asian nations meet in Thailand The Associated Press
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NEW YORK - Activists held events around the world Saturday to mark the number they say the world needs to reach to prevent disastrous climate change: 350.
The Maldives: Global change, local action San Francisco Chronicle
Campaign Against Emissions Picks Number New York Times
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TEHRAN, Iran - A team of UN inspectors arrived Sunday in Iran to visit a recently revealed, though still unfinished, uranium enrichment facility near the holy city of Qom to verify it is for peaceful purposes.
Washington Post - - 8 hours ago
KABUL -- President Hamid Karzai's team shifted aggressively into campaign mode Saturday and ruled out any possibility of a power-sharing deal with challenger Abdullah Abdullah ahead of a runoff election in two ...
UN 'must prevent runoff disaster' Aljazeera.net
Campaigning for Afghan elections BBC News
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
AP Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistani soldiers captured the hometown of this country's Taliban chief Saturday, a strategic and symbolic initial prize as the army pushes deeper into a militant stronghold along the Afghan border.
Suicide bomber kills police officer in Pakistan Reuters India
Pakistan recaptures Taliban stronghold Washington Post
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Washington Post - - 4 hours ago
The resurrection of the public option is the latest and one of the most surprising turns in the long battle over legislation to overhaul the nation's health-care system.
Patients - and patience - in health care end game The Associated Press
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
Surely President Barack Obama and his advisers don't really think that their feud with Fox News will do anything but enhance the cable network's viewership.
On the Fox News Channel: Bias or balance? Dallas Morning News
How Obama allowed himself to be out-Foxed Seacoastonline.com
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
Earlier this month, the GOP launched two television ads claiming that Democratic gubernatorial candidate R. Creigh Deeds's support for a statewide gas tax and federal cap-and-trade legislation would result in $7800 in additional taxes ...
Deeds: I'm not out of governor's race Lynchburg News and Advance
Virginia governor's race in final stretch Fredericksburg.com
Bloomberg - - 21 hours ago
Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama called small businesses the “engine” of the US economy and said too many are still struggling to get the credit they need to operate.
Video: Obama: Banks Need to Help Small Businesses The Associated Press
Obama Seeks Support For Small Business Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 6 hours ago
Mary Altaffer/AP By GRETCHEN MORGENSON Hoping, perhaps, to persuade a dubious public that curbing reckless business practices is indeed a Washington priority, the Obama administration and Congress produced a hat trick of financial reforms last week.
Plans to regulate bank pay stirs debate Lower Hudson Journal news
Former Fed chief preaching return to good old banking Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Washington Post - 4 hours ago
US stocks posted their first weekly decline in three weeks as several major companies forecast earnings that trailed Wall Street estimates.
Stocks End Week on a Down Note BusinessWeek
PC World - 11 hours ago
Having trouble deciding whether to upgrade to Microsoft's newest? If so, you may be better off waiting. Upgrading to Windows 7 is not a no-brainer for most users.
Windows 7 roundup: Patches, parties, predictions NetworkWorld.com
Five Things You Should Know About Upgrading From XP to Windows 7 Washington Post
Register - - 2 hours ago
A notice appeared on Mac OS Forge on Friday: "The ZFS project has been discontinued. The mailing list and repository will also be removed shortly.
Windows 7: Whose idea was it really? CNET News
Telegraph.co.uk - - 2 hours ago
Anyone who read Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's bestselling Freakonomics and came away still wondering what the hell freakonomics was supposed to be, will gain some reassurance from its sequel.
Superfreakonomics by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner guardian.co.uk
Climate Change Skeptics Embrace 'Freakonomics' Sequel The Washington Independent
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
FOR a country desperate for good news, the now-deflated “balloon boy” spectacle would seem to be the perfect tonic. As Wolf Blitzer of CNN summed up the nation's unrestrained joy upon learning that the imperiled boy had never been in any ...
Lawyer blasts release of affidavit in balloon case The Associated Press
Affidavit: Balloon Boy's Mom Confesses to Hoax People Magazine
Philadelphia Inquirer - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK - On screen, Hilary Swank incarnates the larger-than-life Amelia Earhart, pioneering aviatrix, as a towering figure. Yet in life the two-time Oscar winner, 35, is of medium height, slim as a tulip stem.
Making a private woman public for 'Amelia' Los Angeles Times
The Associated Press - - Oct 23, 2009
NEW YORK - If you never thought a pie in the face was funny, you just didn't get Soupy Sales. If you didn't want to splat him with a fluffy cream pie, or - even better - if you never yearned to be on the receiving end, well, you weren't a Soupy Sales ...
TV funny man Soupy Sales dies at 83 CNN International
Los Angeles Times - - 23 minutes ago
By Mike digiovanna NEW YORK - That's New York Yankees 3, Angels 2, Mother Nature 1, if you're scoring at home. Game 6 of the American League Championship Series was postponed because of heavy rain in Yankee Stadium a full two hours before the scheduled ...
USA Today - 2 hours ago
The scorecards kept the Ultimate Fighting Championship's light-heavyweight title in the hands of Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida on Saturday, but the crowd in Los Angeles shared the disappointment of challenger Mauricio "Shogun" Rua.
Machida retains UFC title in decision over Rua The Associated Press
Machida retains light-heavyweight title with close win at UFC 104 The Canadian Press
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Trojans wide receiver, who missed the first five games because of a broken collarbone, catches six passes for 99 yards in 42-36 win over Oregon State.
USC finds points of interest in victory Long Beach Press-Telegram
Trojans hold off feisty Beavers The Spokesman Review
Chicago Tribune - - 1 hour ago
As President Barack Obama declared swine flu a national emergency Saturday, thousands of Chicagoans waited in line for hours for the vaccine and many others were turned away after the city's limited supply ran out.
Vaccine Output Falls Short Wall Street Journal
H1N1 vaccine supply falls short of demand The Money Times
Evening News and Tribune - - 1 hour ago
They are teachers, leaders, mothers. Some are older, some are younger and for some, this wasn't their first time. But they are all survivors - breast cancer survivors.
Breast cancer: what do you know? Pacific University
Breast cancer walk in Nashville raises $500000 The Tennessean
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Reason Online - Oct 21, 2009
We don't know the exact hierarchy of motives, but it is certain that Chris Gueffroy was willing to leave his family and friends to avoid conscription into the army.
New York Times - - Oct 20, 2009
Last summer I attended a talk by Michelle Rhee, the dynamic chancellor of public schools in Washington. Just before the session began, a man came up, introduced himself as Todd Martin and whispered to me that what Rhee was about ...
New Scientist - - Oct 21, 2009
EVER since Arthur Eddington travelled to the island of Príncipe off Africa to measure starlight bending around the sun during a 1919 eclipse, evidence for Einstein's theory of general relativity has only become stronger.
SI.com - - Oct 21, 2009
Ricky Williams visited a video store recently and gave Madden '10 the ultimate test ride: He took the control and ran the Wildcat in the Dolphins' offense.
New York Times - - Oct 21, 2009
I'm about to tell a tale of woe that I haven't told anyone else, one that befits this ghoulish season. As new parents, my wife and I installed a system of locks on our cabinets and drawers.