Top Stories

The Caucus: Bill Clinton Urged Florida Democrat to Quit Senate Bid

New York Times - Michael D. Shear, Jeff Zeleny - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former President Bill Clinton last week tried to convince Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Florida, to drop out of the race - but Mr.
Washington Post - - The Canadian Press - Politico (blog)

Ringleader guilty in wealthy Fla. couple's killing

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A karate instructor used the promise of riches to lure a group of armed men dressed as ninjas to rob and kill a wealthy Florida couple while their nine special-needs children cowered or slept nearby, jurors concluded Thursday.
Pensacola News Journal - KAKE - CNN International -

Inquiry Puts Halliburton in a Familiar Hot Seat

New York Times - Barry Meier, Clifford Krauss - ‎1 hour ago‎
In recent years, the giant energy services company has found itself under scrutiny over allegations that it performed shoddy, overpriced work for the United States military in Iraq, bribed Nigerian officials to win ...
FOXBusiness - - BusinessWeek - Bloomberg

View as:ListSectionsTwo column News for you

This section will adapt to show news about your interests. Choose how often you like to read news from each section and add topics you follow.
Examples: Astronomy, New England Patriots, White House
How often do you read:NeverSometimesAlways

Refreshing Series May Help Others Quench Thirst

New York Times - George Vecsey - ‎2 hours ago‎
From left, the Giants' Cody Ross, Andres Torres and Nate Schierholtz after their Game 1 victory. By GEORGE VECSEY Keep up with the latest news on The Times's baseball blog.

Jon Stewart and His Rally May Shun Politics, but Attendees Are Embracing It

New York Times - Bill Carter, Brian Stelter - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jon Stewart insists that his “Rally to Restore Sanity” planned for the National Mall on Saturday is not political. But just about everything surrounding the event is.

Five ways the election will change Washington

USA Today - Susan Page - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two years after President Obama was swept into office on a message of hope, he faces what may be a historic rebuke from mid-term voters, including millions of independents who supported him last time.

Microsoft Beats Street, Knocks Down Apple Worry

ABC News - Bill Rigby - ‎28 minutes ago‎
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp beat Wall Street's expectations with a 51 percent jump in quarterly profit, as higher sales of its flagship Windows and Office software knocked down fears Apple Inc's iPad would take a bite out of its ...

Filming college football practices can be harrowing experience

Chicago Tribune - Kyle Betts - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Most can only imagine what Declan Sullivan's thoughts were moments before the fall that took his life while he was filming a Notre Dame football practice Wednesday, but I can relate all too well.

FDA Rejects Another Weight-Loss Drug

MedPage Today - Emily P. Walker - ‎51 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The FDA has declined to approve the investigational weight-loss pill phentermine/topiramate (Qnexa), marking the second time in a week the agency has rejected a diet drug.

Is China a supercomputer threat? (Q&A)

CNET - Brooke Crothers - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jack Dongarra, a professor at University of Tennessee's department of electrical engineering. China's supercomputer is a 'wake-up call.

school board member to resign over anti-gay post

CNN - ‎37 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A school district school member in Arkansas who came under fire for an anti-gay post on a social networking site regrets the comments and will resign his seat, he told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Thursday.

Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Poor Sperm Quality

BusinessWeek - ‎3 hours ago‎
THURSDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Men with high amounts of the controversial plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine also tend to have impaired semen quality, a new study of factory workers in China reveals.

RPT-HK shares seen lower; AIA debut may dampen financials

Reuters - Ken Wills - ‎1 hour ago‎
HONG KONG, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks may trade lower on Friday as other Asian markets drop, with financials under pressure as the debut of AIA Group Ltd (1299.

Mariah Carey Finally Confirms Pregnancy

Us Magazine - Jordan Strauss - ‎6 hours ago‎
Months after Us Weekly first broke the news that she is expecting, Mariah Carey has confirmed that she is pregnant. "Yes, we are pregnant.

Carlyle Group snatches up for Syniverse mobile tech firm for $2.6 billion

Washington Post - Amy Thomson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Carlyle Group, the world's second-largest private-equity firm, agreed to pay about $2.6 billion to take Syniverse Holdings Inc. private, its second telecommunications buyout in as many days.

Charlie Sheen: Where's My Watch!!?!! - ‎2 hours ago‎
Charlie Sheen just said he didn't know the whereabouts of his expensive watch which triggered the blowout at The Plaza Hotel ... and that he'd be wearing it if he knew. TMZ broke the story ... Charlie went ballistic after his incredibly expensive watch ...

Indonesia Death Toll Rises

Wall Street Journal - Patrick Barta, Yayu Yuniar - ‎11 hours ago‎
Bodies lie in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands Tuesday. Local Indonesian authorities hold a funeral for victims of Mount Merapi's first eruption even as ...

Verizon Deal Ends Inquiry Over Fees

New York Times - Edward Wyatt - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest mobile phone carrier, will pay $25 million to end an investigation into complaints that it had charged 15 million cellphone customers unauthorized data fees over the last three years, ...

Va. shooting at vacant Marine recruiting station linked to other incidents

Washington Post - ‎12 minutes ago‎
An overnight shooting at a vacant Marine Corps recruiting station in Chantilly this week has been definitively linked to two recent attacks on US military buildings in Northern Virginia.

Bin Laden tape is real, French say

CNN International - ‎10 hours ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Paris, France (CNN) -- A tape of a man claiming to be Osama Bin Laden threatening France appears to be authentic, the French Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Women Urged to Reclaim Their Life After Breast Cancer

BusinessWeek - ‎3 hours ago‎
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- With October designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness month, one expert offers breast cancer survivors some guidance on what they can do to reclaim and maintain their health.


CNN International
 - ‎5 minutes ago‎
 - Yoko Kubota, James Pomfret - ‎15 minutes ago‎
New York Times
 - Andrew Pollack - ‎28 minutes ago‎

Greater Los Angeles - Edit

Washington Post (blog)
 - ‎Oct 25, 2010‎
New York Times
 - Patricia Cohen - ‎Oct 27, 2010‎
Daily Beast (blog)
 - Gina Piccalo - ‎Oct 24, 2010‎
The Week Magazine
 - ‎Oct 25, 2010‎
New York Times (blog)
 - ‎Oct 25, 2010‎
 - ‎13 hours ago‎
 - Will Swarts - ‎Oct 25, 2010‎
 - Richard Allen Greene, Brittany Harris - ‎4 hours ago‎
New York Magazine
 - Mark Greif - ‎Oct 24, 2010‎
Wired (blog)
 - Chuck Squatriglia - ‎7 hours ago‎
 - Tom Cohen - ‎7 hours ago‎
 - ‎Oct 25, 2010‎

Google Fast Flip

Most popular