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Comedians' rally decries rancor in politics - Steven Thomma, David Lightman - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Two popular comedians teamed up to lead a crowd on the National Mall in Washington at a rally to encourage civility in political discourse.
CBS News - Deseret News - Baltimore Sun - Salt Lake Tribune - Wikipedia: Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

Obama makes closing arguments before Election Day

Washington Post - Nia-Malika Henderson - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO - Though he acknowledged that the fervor and excitement of 2008 has largely slipped away, President Obama barnstormed across three states Saturday as he sought to shore up his party's midterm prospects by reigniting the ...
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Yemen arrests suspect as parcels confirmed as bombs

Reuters - Mohamed Sudam - ‎24 minutes ago‎
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni forces on Saturday arrested a woman believed to be involved in sending explosive packages bound for the United States that triggered a global security alert, Yemeni security officials said. - BBC News - Washington Post - The Press Association

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Now it's a real Series

Boston Herald - Michael Silverman - ‎11 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON, Texas - Not only did Rangers manager Ron Washington join Giants counterpart Bruce Bochy on the All-Genius Team last night, but a far more important development transpired.

Fox strikes deal with East Coast cable provider

Los Angeles Times - Joe Flint - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cablevision, which serves 3 million customers in the New York area, had objected to the broadcaster's fees, leading to a two-week blackout.

Ex-Brazilian leader wants credit

Washington Post - Juan Forero - ‎12 minutes ago‎
To millions of Brazilians, the man who deserves credit for the country's surging prosperity over the past eight years is President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the charismatic former trade union leader who took office in 2003.

Republicans on the offensive as Tuesday nears; House could fall, Senate unlikely

Washington Post - Dan Balz, Chris Cillizza - ‎1 hour ago‎
If Republicans take the House, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will have to hand over her gavel and her title to Rep. John A. Boehner (R-Ohio).

Oregon's Late Surge Jolts USC Back to Reality

New York Times - Pete Thamel - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - For a good portion of Southern California's game Saturday night against No. 1 Oregon, fans of the No. 24 Trojans were able to turn back the clock.

Gameday: Vikings at New England

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Judd Zulgad - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The Vikings have a tough task ahead of them if they are to avoid falling to 2-5. By JUDD ZULGAD, Star Tribune Kickoff: 3:15 pm TV: Ch.

Glitches move Discovery launch back a day

Florida Today - James Dean - ‎45 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL - NASA today hopes to start the countdown to a 3:52 pm Wednesday launch of Discovery. Repairs to a leaking helium line and pressurization of one of the shuttle's orbital engine pods took ...

US, Japan Seek Calm With China on Island Dispute

BusinessWeek - Daniel Ten Kate, Nicole Gaouette - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- The US and Japan sought to ease tensions with China fueled by territorial disputes in waters off its coast that have hindered talks on currency and trade policies before a Group of 20 summit ...

Apple sues Motorola: A look at the complaints

CNET - Larry Dignan - ‎3 hours ago‎
The complaints, first reported by Patently Apple, were filed Oct. 29 and cover six patents. In the first complaint, the main document is only 9 pages, but one exhibit--patent 7479949--is broken into two parts and weighs in at a whopping ...

Filmmaker Hickenlooper Dies in Denver at 47

ABC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Filmmaker George Hickenlooper has died at age 47, just before the premiere of his new film "Casino Jack" at the Starz Denver Film Festival, the Denver Post newspaper reported on Saturday.

Griffin, Baylor earn 1st win over Texas since '97

ESPN - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Were you at the game? Did you attend another game recently? Check in with ESPN Passport for iPhone, or check in online to archive your memories, photos, and your personal win-loss record.

First Hollywood Reporter Review by Tim Goodman: 'The Walking Dead'

Hollywood Reporter - Tim Goodman - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Empathy and sentimentalism effectively disarm any rote zombie tropes the genre might subconsciously trigger in the viewer. If it wasn't for the egregious amount of shoe-gazing vampires flooding pop culture these days - a combination of brooding sex, ...

Obama may follow Clinton's model

Washington Post - Anne E. Kornblut - ‎5 hours ago‎
In the fall of 1994, Bill Clinton suffered a bruising defeat in his first midterm elections. He held a desultory news conference, then left the country for a whirlwind trip to Indonesia.

Brooke Mueller on Charlie Sheen: “Charlie Can Do Whatever He Wants”

OK! Magazine - Gena Oppenheim - ‎7 hours ago‎
After reports surfaced that Charlie Sheen tore up his NYC Plaza Hotel room on Tuesday with a porn star in inside, his estranged wife Brooke Mueller spoke out about the incident and seemed indifferent towards his strange actions.

GOP places bull's-eyes on a few Buckeyes

Washington Post - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Both national parties spent millions of dollars on the governor's race between incumbent Ted Strickland (D) and former representative John R. Kasich (R) - a sign of the practical and symbolic importance of the Buckeye State contest.

Lack of Cargo Screening Requirements Opens Door to Terrorists

ABC News - Russell Goldman - ‎17 hours ago‎
A lack of systematic screening requirements for cargo planes creates a large and easily exploited loophole for terrorists, experts said after international authorities discovered two explosive devices on UPS planes bound for the ...

Mizzou left blue by Huskers' Roy Helu Jr.

Boston Herald - ‎17 minutes ago‎
By Herald wire services Roy Helu Jr. rushed for a school-record 307 yards, and No. 14 Nebraska knocked No. 7 Missouri from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 31-17 victory yesterday in Lincoln, Neb.

Nevadans hold their nose in this race

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Dan Barry, Michael Cooper - ‎4 hours ago‎
HENDERSON, NEV. - The knock on the front door elicited the annoyed yapping of an unseen dog, followed by the appearance of a gray-haired man busily eating chips from a bag.

Geographic Boundaries Of Endemic Malaria Getting Progressively Smaller

Medical News Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
For the last 150 years the geographic boundaries of endemic malaria have been steadily getting smaller, what experts call "The Shrinking Malaria Map".
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