CNN - - 46 minutes ago
(CNN) -- A former "enemy combatant" who was held in a South Carolina Naval brig for six years with no charges was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months in prison, a Justice Department spokesman said.
Al-Qaeda Agent Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison Wall Street Journal
New York Times - - 10 minutes ago
There were 1.8 million to 5.7 million cases of swine flu in the country during the epidemic's first spring wave, according to a new estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday.
Wall Street Journal - - 46 minutes ago
AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi listened to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer during a health-care news conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
House Dems unveil health bill, cheered on by Obama The Associated Press
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The US Congress continued to turn up the pressure on Iran Thursday, after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pledged not to retreat "even an iota" on its nuclear program.
Iran apparently rejects central element of nuclear proposal Washington Post
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
LAHORE, Pakistan - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, on a visit meant to improve relations with Pakistan, strongly suggested Thursday that some Pakistani officials bore responsibility for allowing terrorists from Al Qaeda to ...
Clinton irked by al-Qaeda 'haven' BBC News
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US military chiefs plan to present recommendations on troop strength and strategy in Afghanistan to President Barack Obama on Friday as White House deliberations reach an end stage, Pentagon officials said.
Obama considers 'McChrystal Light' Afghan war plan The Associated Press
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New York Times - - 33 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - The House ethics committee announced Thursday that it would begin full investigations into two House members, Maxine Waters and Laura Richardson, but a security breach threatened to make public the names of many other ...
California Rep. Waters is under investigation The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Cupboards at a soup kitchen near the White House will be spilling over for several days after a donation of fresh produce harvested Thursday from first lady Michelle Obama's vegetable garden.
First lady, kids get to work in the White House garden Los Angeles Times
San Francisco Chronicle - - 15 minutes ago
The Bay Bridge will remain closed the rest of today and at least through the Friday morning commute, Caltrans officials said this evening.
Video: No Estimate When Bay Bridge Will Open The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 4 hours ago
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--A better reading on third-quarter gross domestic product than was expected sent stocks sharply higher, with Wednesday's biggest decliners--Alcoa, Caterpillar and American Express--serving ...
Video: Oct. 28: Stocks Slide As New Home Sales Fall The Associated Press
Investors rush back into stocks as economy grows The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 3 minutes ago
SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co.'s third-quarter profit more than tripled from a year ago —to 3.72 trillion won ($3.14 billion), its highest quarterly profit ever—as its chip business soared to its highest operating profit in two years, ...
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New York Times - 37 minutes ago
By REUTERS Motorola has forecast a higher-than-expected profit for the current quarter as it begins to sell two phones based on the Android software by Google in a bid to regain ground lost to the iPhone by Apple.
Video: Verizon droid WISH TV
Motorola's Promising Comeback BusinessWeek
Wired News - - 1 hour ago
Apple on Thursday issued a software update for its Apple TV set-top box. The update includes a redesigned user interface and enables support for a new interactive artwork iTunes format, among other features.
Apple delivers Apple TV 3.0 software CNET News
Apple TV 3.0 launched Bizjournals.com
ChannelWeb - - 55 minutes ago
Rumblings of discontent within the Windows user community are growing louder this week over Microsoft's failure to provide clear direction on the Windows 7 upgrade process.
Microsoft trumpets Windows 7 support options Computerworld
The Real Deal 185: Road test: Windows 7 CNET News
Newsday - - 1 hour ago
When the weekend's box-office grosses are revealed in Monday's papers, we will know - as if there were any doubt - whether "Michael Jackson's This Is It" will hit No.
Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' grosses $7.4 million in US on opening day Entertainment Weekly
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People Magazine - 5 hours ago
While tangling with estranged wife Kate over their eight kids and money issues, the reality star is trying to make amends with girlfriend Hailey Glassman after she called him emotionally abusive.
Jon Gosselin is Turning to God, Not Nadya Suleman Actress Archives
Jon & Kate Plus Hate Pioneer Times
SportingNews.com - 19 minutes ago
Raul Ibanez doubled and scored on a single by Matt Stairs to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 lead over the New York Yankees early in Game 2 of the World Series on Tuesday.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 19 minutes ago
Two elements of Green Bay Packers-Minnesota Vikings II that Troy Aikman of Fox Sports wants to see are how quarterback Brett Favre manages his emotions at the beginning of the game, and the urgency the Packers bring to the task of avoiding sacks.
NFC North showdown will hinge on more than 'feisty' Favre SportingNews.com
MLB.com - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK -- Sharlee Jeter remembers the time when she was coaching a youth baseball team in Washington Heights not far from Yankee Stadium, helping her old brother, Derek, as usual with his Turn 2 Foundation and its efforts to ...
Jeter wins Roberto Clemente Award MiamiHerald.com
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
Lifestyle changes are the best way to stave off development of Type 2 diabetes, according to a 10-year followup of an innovative trial to prevent the disease in high-risk groups.
Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study U.S. News & World Report
USA Today - 8 hours ago
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, it's a good time to recognize our furry friends' contributions to the cause.
5K breast cancer walk on Saturday at Nationals Park Washington Post
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's two-year deficit has climbed to $10 billion from approximately $8.7 billion and the state cannot pay all the bills that come due in December, Governor David Paterson said on Thursday.
New York's Gov. Paterson declares H1N1 state of emergency CNN International
New York Times - - Oct 26, 2009
PEOPLE get stuck on the word stout. It confuses, the way it connotes size and fleshiness. And the color, too - inky, impenetrable black - suggests mass and power.
USA Today - - Oct 26, 2009
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CNN - - Oct 26, 2009
Police say a student at Richmond High School was gang raped outside during a homecoming dance. (CNN) -- A California high school student who police said was gang raped in a two-and-a-half-hour assault outside a homecoming dance ...
New York Times - - Oct 26, 2009
ASHLAND, Ore. - She ran away from her group home in Medford, Ore., and spent weeks sleeping in parks and under bridges. Finally, Nicole Clark, 14 years old, grew so desperate that she accepted a young man's offer of a place to stay.
Wall Street Journal - - Oct 26, 2009
Nine months after Barack Obama entered the Oval Office, his most adamant critics must concede he's delivered on "change." And we see it in our first post-gracious presidency.