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Anger and anxiety fuel high election stakes

Houston Chronicle - Richard S. Dunham, R.G. Ratcliffe - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Voters go to the polls Tuesday amid widespread anger at the dysfunctional hyper-partisanship of Washington, continuing anxiety about the flaccid state of the economy, and anti-government fervor whipped up by the ...
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Bumgarner's gem gives Giants 3-1 series lead vs. Rangers

USA Today - Bob Nightengale - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY By Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY ARLINGTON, Texas - The San Francisco Giants slugger wears red thongs and the 21-year-old rookie pitcher is young enough to blush at the sight of a Victoria Secret's catalogue.
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Brazil elects its first female president

Washington Post - Juan Forero, Paula Moura - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Dilma Rousseff, a former Marxist guerrilla turned button-down technocrat with expertise in everything from energy to high finance, comfortably won Brazil's presidency Sunday in a contest that demonstrated voter loyalty to the man who ...
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US points to Saudi bomb suspect

BBC News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
US officials have suggested a Saudi bombmaker is the key suspect in last week's attempt to send two parcel bombs from Yemen to the US on cargo planes.

Turning out for sanity. Or maybe fear.

Boston Globe - Joseph Williams - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - At the end of his highly-anticipated “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear'' on Saturday, host Jon Stewart gave perhaps the most cogent reflection on the event that had unfolded on the National Mall over the previous ...

Patriots play of the game

Boston Herald - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By Herald staff Trailing 10-7 with 8:14 left in the third quarter, the Patriots [team stats] were looking at a second-and-10 from their own 35.

Box office: 'Saw 3D' claims gory glory

CNN International - John Young - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Saw 3D" is supposedly the last entry of the gory horror series. It's first at the box office over the Halloween weekend.

Shuttle Discovery's Final Crew is an Experienced Astronaut Bunch - Denise Chow - ‎40 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A tight-knit crew of six veteran astronauts are gearing up to ride the space shuttle Discovery on her last voyage beyond Earth this week.

Insurgents in Iraq seize Catholic church in Baghdad - Laith Hammoudi - ‎49 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD -- Insurgents seized control of a church in central Baghdad on Sunday, taking hostages during evening mass after attacking a checkpoint at the Baghdad Stock Exchange.

'The Walking Dead' Review: Episode 1, 'Days Gone Bye' - Frank Darabont - ‎2 hours ago‎
Story: Some time after suffering an injury during an intense shootout, police officer Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) awakens from a coma only to find himself trapped in a new nightmare.

Finishing in top two all that matters - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Those are the only two teams in the BCS Top 25 with a worse strength of schedule so far than Oregon's, yet the Ducks managed to move ahead of Auburn into the No.

Wen he was bowled over by India at Shanghai expo

Hindustan Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Two days after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao kept the bilateral goodwill going with a 20-minute visit to the bamboo dome-shaped Indian pavilion at the Shanghai world expo.

NFL games roundup

Kansas City Star - ‎45 minutes ago‎
NEW ORLEANS | Drew Brees shook off some hard hits and figured out Pittsburgh's defense in time to make the defending champion New Orleans Saints look like contenders again.

Blekko launches the biased search engine

CNET - Rafe Needleman - ‎2 hours ago‎
You know how you always slow down to rubberneck when you pass a car wreck on the freeway? I'm that way with new search engines.

With the End in Sight, a Last Chance to Be Heard

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ahead of the Nov. 2 elections, candidates across the country are making their final arguments both in person and over the airwaves, hoping to sway undecided voters in a season of close races.

The Pink Ribbon Campaign

Christian Post - Chuck Colson, Christian Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, formerly known as the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, is a big promoter of the pink ribbon campaign.

Alaska Voting Forecast: Chance of Count Chaos

New York Times - William Yardley - ‎3 hours ago‎
ANCHORAGE - The wrinkles of a write-in campaign in an Alaskan election could mean it takes weeks before anyone knows whether Senator Lisa Murkowski pulled off a political miracle.


Washington Post - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Performers are seen suspended above the stage during the closing ceremony of the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, a six-month exhibition of culture and technology.

Grant: Rangers' run-down bullpen crawling to finish

Dallas Morning News - Evan Grant - ‎13 minutes ago‎
ARLINGTON - For the Rangers' tired and traumatized bullpen, the season can't end fast enough. Rangers catcher Bengie Molina and shortstop Elvis Andrus check on reliever Alexi Ogando (right) in the sixth inning of Sunday's game.

AASLD: Human Cells Grow on Animal Liver Scaffolds

MedPage Today - Kristina Fiore - ‎6 hours ago‎
Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

"Scottsboro Boys" a darkly provocative musical

Reuters - David Rooney - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - It takes an audacious creative team to adopt the minstrel show, one of the most inherently racist forms in the history of popular American entertainment, as the frame for a searing story of Jim Crow-era ...

Alcohol more harmful than heroin, crack cocaine: study

AFP - ‎32 minutes ago‎
LONDON - Alcohol is more harmful than illegal drugs like heroin and crack cocaine, a new study said Monday. Scientists looked at the dangers to both the individual and to wider society and found that alcohol was the most dangerous substance, ...

Charlie Sheen's Manager: 'Death' Report Is a Lie - ‎7 hours ago‎
Charlie Sheen's manager, who minutes ago left Charlie's home, tells TMZ reports that Charlie could die this week are "reckless lies.


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