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Rush Limbaugh calls President Obama's Dover salute a 'photo-op'

New York Daily News - Kenneth R. Bazinet - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama salutes the flag-draped casket of a soldier killed Afghanistan at Dover Air Force Base. Rush Limbaugh (below) called it a 'photo-op.

Republican Scozzafava Endorses Democrat After Exiting NY Congressional Race

FOXNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
Republican Dede Scozzafava endorses Democrat Bill Owens in the race for New York's 23rd Congressional District, one day after dropping out of the race.

Future of Afghan election unclear

BBC News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Efforts are under way to resolve confusion over whether the final round of Afghanistan's presidential election will go ahead next Saturday.

Palestinian officials criticize US over Israeli settlements

Washington Post - Howard Schneider - ‎2 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian officials on Sunday criticized the United States for what one called "back-pedaling" on demands that Israel stop settlement construction in the occupied West Bank, saying that the Obama administration's ...

Clinton in Pakistan encounters widespread distrust of US

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
The discontent is not just from radicals, even college students and respected journalists question Washington's intentions in Pakistan.

9 militants killed in Pakistan tribal area operation

Xinhua - Deng Shasha - ‎7 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- At least nine militants were killed and two others arrested during the on-going military operation in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal area in the last 24 hours, an army statement said Sunday.

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Obama says NJ governor is key to his own agenda

The Associated Press - Philip Elliott - ‎19 minutes ago‎
CAMDEN, NJ - In a final campaign swing on behalf of the only governor seeking re-election this fall, President Barack Obama on Sunday pitched Democratic Gov.

Search for Calif. crash survivors now recovery

The Associated Press - Christopher Weber - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The search for nine people missing when a US Coast Guard plane collided with a Marine Corps helicopter over the Pacific Ocean is now a recovery mission, officials said Sunday.

In the Nation

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Barack and Michelle Obama yesterday doled out presidential m&ms and dried fruit mixes to more than 2000 trick-or-treaters, marking their Halloween at a White House event partly aimed at honoring military families.

Geithner: Choppy and uneven recovery underway

MarketWatch - Shawn Langlois - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Sunday cautioned that while there were some encouraging signs in the latest report on economic growth, the recovery will be choppy and uneven.

China's Recovery Strengthens, Adding Room for Stimulus Cuts

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Bloomberg News Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Chinese manufacturing data for October showed the nation's economic recovery is strengthening, giving policy makers more room to pare stimulus measures in coming months.

CIT Nears Bankruptcy Filing

Wall Street Journal - Mike Spector, Kate Haywood - ‎3 hours ago‎
CIT Group Inc. plans to file for bankruptcy as soon as Sunday afternoon, said people familiar with the matter, in a high-stakes restructuring intended to keep the doors open at one of the us's largest small-business ...

Wi-Fi-free iPhone officially lands in China

CNET News - Leslie Katz - ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
A saleswoman introduces Apple's iPhone to customers in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province on Saturday. It could be the Year of the iPhone in China, as Apple officially started selling its iconic smartphone in the world's ...

ICANN OKs International Domains: The Pros and Cons

PC World - Paul Suarez - ‎3 hours ago‎
ICANN's approval of non-Latin character domains undoubtedly is a game-changing decision in the history of the World Wide Web. With scheduled to start popping up in the middle of next year, many people are debating if this digital support for more ...

Amazon Kindle DX E-Book Reader

Washington Post - ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Though the Kindle DX is an impressive e-book reader, its high price will likely turn off some prospective buyers. In spite of its larger size, the Amazon Kindle DX ($489 as of October 29, 2009) comes off as a surprisingly lean and elegant contender in ...

'This Is It' on its way to $200 million-plus, thanks mainly to foreigners

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michael Jackson's swan song "This Is It" made up for a so-so start domestically by doing more than twice as much business overseas.

Hailey Glassman Thanks Supporters of Her Brutal Honesty

People Magazine - Stephen M. Silverman - ‎5 hours ago‎
The latest volley from the Jon Gosselin-Hailey Glassman front comes from Glassman herself, who Tweeted just after midnight Sunday, "I just want to thank everyone for their support.

'Glee' music team: Nobody has turned us down

The Live Feed - Ayala Ben-Yehuda - ‎2 hours ago‎
Why has Fox's "Glee" succeeded when so many musical television series have failed? Between the script, the song choices and the cast -- as well as production, marketing and Columbia Records working in lock step -- there ...

Simulated Series: Game 4 turns out to be a classic

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
We just may have something here. In each of the first three games of our Simulated Series, the winning and losing pitchers have been exactly the same as those in the real World Series.

Texas, TCU make moves forward in latest USA TODAY Top 25 poll

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
An impressive win at Oklahoma State moved Texas in the No. 2 spot in the latest USA TODAY Top 25 Coaches' poll released Sunday.

Keflezighi posts an historic NYC Marathon win for a fallen friend

SI.com - David Epstein - ‎7 minutes ago‎
AP If you're 34-year-old Meb Keflezighi, what tribute could you possibly come up with that would be a fitting honor for your friend and training partner Ryan Shay, who collapsed and died in November 2007 during the US Olympic marathon trials in New ...

H1N1 flu continues its march around the world

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Not everything you find on the internet is true. Point us to a written document from the CDC, not a secondhand report on alleged verbal … read more comments from a CDC official.

Republicans aim for rival health plan in House

Reuters - Susan Heavey - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the US House of Representatives plan to offer an alternative to Democrats' massive healthcare reform bill that would not raise taxes or require people or businesses to buy health insurance, ...

Ten million swine flu doses this week, officials say

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ten million new doses of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus will become available in the next week, easing the shortages of vaccine that have occurred around the country, administration officials said over the weekend.

Twenty Years Ago, One Hit Changed Two Lives Forever

FanHouse (blog) - David Whitley - ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Brad Gaines will do it again early Wednesday morning. He'll grab some Clorox and glass cleaner, toss them in the trunk of his Buick and head to a little cemetery 175 miles away.

Biden Spills Beans on Automaker's Full Line of New Vehicles

FOXNews - Gary Gastelu - ‎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.

We're Governed by Callous Children

Wall Street Journal - Peggy Noonan - ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
The new economic statistics put growth at a healthy 3.5% for the third quarter. We should be dancing in the streets. No one is, because no one has any faith in these numbers.

Whispers Offstage? Could Be Actor's Next Line

New York Times - Patrick Healy - ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Ticket holders at this week's first previews of Matthew Broderick's new Off Broadway play have been privy to a second drama: watching the veteran theater actor try to learn his lines, with help from a prompter sitting in the front row.

Software That Fixes Itself

MIT Technology Review (blog) - Erica Naone - ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Martin Rinard, a professor of computer science at MIT, is unabashed about the ultimate goal of his group's research: "delivering an immortal, invulnerable program.