Wall Street Journal - - 15 minutes ago
A Republican sweep in Virginia and New Jersey on Tuesday shifted the political terrain against President Barack Obama only a year after his historic election.
Strategy proves critical in quest for suburban votes Washington Post
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
SARANAC LAKE, NY - Votes were being counted late into the night in a hard-fought contest between a staunch conservative and a moderate Democrat for New York State's northernmost Congressional seat, leaving one of the biggest ...
Dem Bill Owens in lead in 23rd district after Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh ... New York Daily News
Reuters - - 51 minutes ago
NEW YORK, Nov 3 (Reuters) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who engineered a change in the city's term-limits law so he could run again and set a record for financing his campaign, narrowly won a third term on Tuesday, ...
New Yorkers reelect Bloomberg to a third term as mayor Washington Post
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Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Australia and New Zealand expelled Fiji's top envoys, escalating a row with the Pacific island nation after its military-led government ordered their most senior diplomats to leave.
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The European Union's last holdout signs the Lisbon Treaty to unify and streamline decision-making. The treaty also extends the president's term and increases the foreign policy chief's role.
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AP PORTLAND, Maine -- Gay marriage is losing by a slim margin in a closely watched referendum in Maine. With 417 of 608 precincts reporting, 52 percent were opposed to same-sex marriage and 48 percent were in favor.
Close vote on same-sex marriage in Maine San Francisco Chronicle
Gay marriage appears in danger of losing in Maine The Associated Press
The Associated Press - 40 minutes ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio voters hit hard by the economic downturn have approved casinos on the fifth try by gambling supporters in the past two decades.
State issues pass Akron Beacon Journal
ABC News - - 1 hour ago
Candidate for Atlanta mayor Mary Norwood, left, greets supporter Ora Cooks in Atlanta, Tuesday, Nov.... In Atlanta, Mary Norwood is urging voters to look beyond race and choose her as the mayor of a city ...
Atlanta Election: Minute by Minute Atlanta Journal Constitution
Bloomberg - - 33 minutes ago
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the holding company that agreed to buy Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., accepted a lower-than-usual breakup fee in a sign Warren Buffett expects to complete his ...
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Breakingviews.com Riding the Rails at a High Price New York Times
Reuters - - 49 minutes ago
SHANGHAI/LOS ANGELES, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has received Beijing's nod to build a theme park in Shanghai, in a major advance for the media and entertainment company in the tough China market ahead ...
Beijing Backs Disney Shanghai Park Wall Street Journal
Disneyland approved for Shanghai BBC News
Bloomberg - - 30 minutes ago
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve officials may today indicate their $1 trillion injection into the economy is helping to revive growth without requiring an increase in interest rates from near zero, ...
PC World - - 25 minutes ago
Microsoft is revamping its MSN portal to give it a modern look and new social networking tools. Microsoft is set to give its MSN portal a major upgrade, freshening up the popular destination with a new look and with social networking hooks such as ...
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BusinessWeek - - 39 minutes ago
By forging a joint venture with EMC and building products with VMware, Cisco Systems (CSCO) hopes to reap many of the benefits of an acquisition of one or both—without incurring the much higher costs and risks.
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PC World - 1 hour ago
AT&T has taken offense at the recent Verizon 'There's a Map for That' ad campaign and has filed a lawsuit against Verizon.
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Washington Post - 34 minutes ago
NBC has won the latest round of trophy-show one-upmanship it had been waging against ABC, when the Motion Picture Academy announced late Tuesday that Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin would co-host the 82nd Academy Awards.
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The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - Rihanna says dealing with the media attention after being assaulted in February by ex-boyfriend Chris Brown was humiliating.
msnbc.com - - 2 hours ago
This was to be another double elimination, just like last week's: the lowest scorer would be sent straight home, and the next two would have a dance-off, with the judges choosing the victor.
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USA Today - - 27 minutes ago
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Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Chris Osgood stopped all 29 shots he faced to post his first shutout of the season and lead Detroit over Boston, 2-0, at Joe Louis Arena.
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Fast Start Propels Red Wings New York Times
The Canadian Press - 40 minutes ago
TORONTO - The Tampa Bay Lighting are hoping to solve their road woes with a fruitful trip up north. The Lightning were winless in five games on the road until they began a three-game swing through Canada with a 2-1 overtime win over the Toronto Maple ...
Recap: Toronto vs. Tampa Bay MiamiHerald.com
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
About 2500 waited for vaccinations, with some having lined up in the early morning hours. The crowds at county clinics are common as the insured have been unable to get shots from private doctors.
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Wall Street Journal - - 5 hours ago
People age 50 and older who were hospitalized with the swine flu in California had the highest fatality rate from the illness, while those younger than 18 had the lowest death rates.
Severe Swine Flu Can Kill Young, Old Alike Atlanta Journal Constitution
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
The debate over health care for illegal immigrants continues to percolate in Congress despite the Obama administration's efforts to put it to rest, with lawmakers in both houses also wrangling over how much coverage to provide for ...
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An option for public: less government, more choice Boston Globe
New York Times - Oct 30, 2009
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CNN - Oct 30, 2009
By Madison Park, CNN Sleep experts say habitually sleeping more than 10 hours can be indicative of other medical problems. (CNN) -- Instead of feeling crisp and refreshed, Jesse Wu wakes up sluggish after 12 hours of sleep.
The Sun - - Oct 30, 2009
A PLASTIC surgeon has told how he chose a dowdy girl as his bride - so he could sculpt her into his ideal wife. Reza Vossough hated 33-year-old Cany's body, but they tied the knot anyway after he spotted her "potential".
New York Times - - Oct 30, 2009
HELEN PEARLSTEIN, an ebullient blonde in her 60s, may not be the single best-known resident of Concord Village, the Brooklyn co-op where she has lived for nearly a quarter of a century.
engadget (blog) - - Oct 30, 2009
It's hard to look at the DROID without looking at the company which brought the device to life. Motorola: for years the name has been synonymous with... well, disappointment.