Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
By Alec macgillis and Michael A. Fletcher The White House on Friday embraced reports showing that the $159 billion in grants and loans made so far under the economic stimulus package has created or saved about 640000 jobs, even as Republicans and ...
Jobs created with stimulus funds lag in Texas Dallas Morning News
Bloomberg - - 3 hours ago
Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ended a three-day visit to Pakistan in which she confronted intense anti-American sentiment in a nuclear-armed country that has become a central front for violent ...
Video: Clinton Tries to Calm Angry Pakistanis The Associated Press
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Wall Street Journal - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Andrew Stern, the president of the Service Employees International Union, visited the White House 22 times between Inauguration Day and July 31, meeting with President Barack Obama seven times and ...
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MiamiHerald.com - - 1 hour ago
A deal was struck to end the political crisis in Honduras, but the deposed president must get a nod from Congress to get old job back.
Video: Deal May Return Ousted Honduran Leader The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 7 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations demanded to know Friday why it took an hour for Afghan police and NATO troops to respond to a Taliban attack on a guest house filled with UN staff in Kabul.
An Election as Seen in Kabul and at the UN New York Times
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Somali pirates have demanded a $7 million ransom for a British couple captured on their yacht in the Indian Ocean, according to a phone call from a man purporting to be a member of the gang broadcast by the BBC on Friday.
Video: BBC: Pirates Want $7 Million for UK Couple The Associated Press
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New York Times - - 5 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - There was only one official Democratic candidate for governor of California, and now, officially, there is none. Gavin Newsom was the only Democrat officially in the race.
Newsom bows out San Jose Mercury News
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Searchers scour a 644-square-mile area off the Southern California coast after a Coast Guard plane and Marine helicopter collide, apparently killing all nine crew members.
Video: Military Plane, Helicopter Collide in Midair The Associated Press
Nine missing following mid-air collision The Desert Sun
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
EAST HANOVER, NJ - He has little money left, and his commercials, while witty, seldom show up on television. He has no political organization, and he'll be lucky to muster a few hundred volunteers statewide on Election Day.
A Dead Heat in New Jersey Wall Street Journal
Nearing the trail's end: Tolls, numbers, and a warning to a former NY mayor The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Wall Street Journal - - 8 hours ago
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks tumbled Friday, with Bank of America, jpmorgan Chase and Alcoa leading the Dow Jones Industrial Average's components lower as investors again grew concerned about the ...
Stocks Tumble on Consumer Weakness; Dow Down 2.5% New York Times
Stocks take a big slide CNNMoney.com
Los Angeles Times - - 42 minutes ago
The Los Angeles-based, 68-branch bank is immediately acquired by the US Bank unit of US Bancorp. FDIC officials enter the California National Bank branch at 221 S. Figueroa St. in downtown Los Angeles as the bank is taken over.
9 banks in major holding company fail CNNMoney.com
Wall Street Journal - - 10 minutes ago
The $2.3 billion in taxpayer money spent to save CIT Group Inc. is likely to be wiped out, as the lender prepares to file for bankruptcy protection in a high-stakes restructuring plan aimed at keeping the firm in ...
PC Magazine - - 7 hours ago
The Internet's governing body has approved a new domain name process that will allow for non-Latin characters. The Fast Track Process will launch on November 16, and will allow countries and territories to apply for domain names in ...
ICANN approves non-Latin domain names CNET News
Internet addresses set for change BBC News
San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
A US District Court judge in San Jose has awarded Facebook $711 million in damages in an anti-spam case the social-networking giant filed against online marketer Sanford Wallace, who is known as the "Spam King.
Facebook Wins $711 Million From Spammer InformationWeek
Wired News - - 5 hours ago
A few days ago we got Motrola's Droid in the mail. The device is quite awesome. Beyond being offered on Verizon's network (which consistently squelches AT&T in coverage and speed) the phone is forged from super-solid (and stylish) ...
Can the Droid save Motorola? CNET News
MiamiHerald.com - 1 hour ago
Halloween carries a little extra scare this year -- the haunting prospect of catching or spreading swine flu while trick-or-treating.
Costumes, pets and more: Answers to your Halloween questions Lincoln Journal Star
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
The model's companion, Howard K. Stern, physician Sandeep Kapoor and psychiatrist Khristine Eroshevich are charged with illegally providing her prescription drugs.
Video: Judge Sends Anna Nicole Smith Drug Case to Trial The Associated Press
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Whittier Daily News - 43 minutes ago
Dressed in their Halloween costumes, Pioneer High School's drill team, cheerleading squad, ASB and the all male dance team perform Michael Jackson's "Thriller" at the Whittier School Friday, October 30, 2009.
Michael Jackson's 'This Is It: The IMAX Experience' makes King of Pop seem ... New York Daily News
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Los Angeles Times - - 43 minutes ago
Reporting from Philadelphia - With the World Series tied at a game apiece as it moves from New York to Philadelphia for Game 3 tonight, the Phillies are counting on a couple of factors to give them the home-field advantage.
Sabathia likely starter for Game 4 Washington Times
Yankees need a revived A-Rod FOXSports.com
USA Today - - 28 minutes ago
Dany Heatley (FSY) added his ninth goal of the season. The Sharks have won four in a row and six of their last seven games. They are 9-4-1 overall and 4-0-1 at home.
At last, Clowe leads way to a Sharks win San Jose Mercury News
Nabokov leads Sharks past Avalanche The Associated Press
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 46 minutes ago
By FROM NEWS SERVICES BJ Daniels passed for 232 yards and three touchdowns, and the Bulls frustrated running back Noel Devine and the 20th-ranked Mountaineers in a 30-19 victory Friday night in Tampa, Fla.
Daniels Leads USF Over West Va. The Ledger
USF upsets West Va. The News-Press
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Only half of the people in the United States who most need immediate treatment for H1N1 swine flu are actually seeking it, even as the virus spreads at unprecedented speed, ...
Swine flu vaccine available to some next week Meridian Star
New York Times - - 5 hours ago
President Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay advocates and acting to eliminate a ...
Washington Post - - 13 hours ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says new health care legislation will make affordable, quality health care available to nearly all Americans and represents a historic step.
Salazar to back health-care bill unveiled by Pelosi on Thursday Grand Junction Sentinel
American Spectator - - Oct 27, 2009
What a difference two weeks can make. Toward the end of an Oct. 14 conference call organized by David Keene of the American Conservative Union, congressional candidate Doug Hoffman plaintively asked, ...
FOXNews - - Oct 27, 2009
Vice President Joe Biden, during a visit Tuesday to a Delaware automotive assembly plant, unwittingly revealed startup manufacturer Fisker Automotive's undisclosed plans to produce a full line of plug-in hybrid vehicles at the facility.
New York Times - - Oct 27, 2009
BOSTON - Winston Chin hustles on Tuesdays from his eight-hour shift as a lab technician to his writing class at Bunker Hill Community College, a requirement for the associate's degree he is seeking in hopes of a better job.
Huffington Post (blog) - - Oct 27, 2009
Levi Johnston will appear on CBS' Early Show Wednesday to discuss among other things, the upcoming release of Sarah Palin's memoir "Going Rogue: An American Life.
Newsweek - - Oct 27, 2009
It's been a mainstay of sex ed for more than a decade. Now, as the Obama administration cuts off federal funding, the movement scrambles for money, determined to continue its mission.