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Va. Republicans pledge to steer toward center

Washington Post - Anita Kumar - ‎23 minutes ago‎
RICHMOND -- Despite winning the governor's race by a 17-percentage point blowout, Virginia Republicans insisted Wednesday that they had gained no broad mandate and would make their top priority the pragmatic platform that drove voters to ...

Repeal of same-sex marriage felt in Vermont

NECN - ‎14 minutes ago‎
(NECN: Anya Huneke, Burlington, Mass.) - The repeal of same sex marriage in Maine was felt by advocates on both sides of the issue in Vermont.

House Republicans offer alternative healthcare proposal

Los Angeles Times - Janet Hook, Noam N. Levey - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Their modest, incremental approach focuses on controlling costs through market-oriented measures. But its larger purpose is to show that they're not just the 'party of no.

Daniel Hannan quits as Tory spokesman over Cameron's U-turn

guardian.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Daniel Hannan, the outspoken Conservative MEP for South East England, quit the Conservative frontbench in the European parliament last night in protest at David Cameron's decision not to give Britain a referendum on Europe for at least four to five ...

Clashes erupt as regime marks 30th anniversary of US Embassy siege

Washington Post - Thomas Erdbrink, William Branigin - ‎22 minutes ago‎
TEHRAN -- Thousands of Iranians took to the streets Wednesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the US Embassy in Tehran, but the annual state-sponsored anti-American rally turned into another ...

Analysis: Fighting Iran on the high seas

Jerusalem Post - Yaakov Katz - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The naval commandos came out of complete darkness when they made their final approach towards the Francop cargo vessel near Cyprus, some 100 nautical miles from Israel late Tuesday night.

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Senate Approves a New Extension of Jobless Benefits

New York Times - Jackie Calmes - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to offer up to 20 more weeks of unemployment benefits to those who have been out of work a long time, after weeks of delay in which hundreds of thousands of Americans exhausted their ...

Cleveland Murder Case Highlights Broken Sex Offender System

ABC News - Pierre Thomas, Sadie Bass - ‎2 hours ago‎
As the count of bodies found at the Cleveland, Ohio, home of a registered sex offender, more and more people are wondering how they could have gotten there without anyone knowing?

Dugard a victim of Stockholm syndrome?

San Francisco Chronicle - Jaxon Van Derbeken - ‎42 minutes ago‎
(11-04) 18:12 PST SACRAMENTO -- Far from being relieved when her alleged kidnapper Phillip Craig Garrido was on the verge of arrest, Jaycee Dugard told authorities he was "a changed man" who was "good with her kids" and angrily asked why she was being ...

FOREX-Dollar pressured by Fed's pledge on low rates

Reuters - Anirban Nag - ‎2 hours ago‎
SYDNEY, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The US dollar was under pressure on Thursday, moving towards recent multi-month lows on a basket of currencies, after the US Federal Reserve's reiterated its committment to keep rates low for months to come.

Party's Over: A New Tone For Chrysler

New York Times - Bill Vlasic, Nick Bunkley - ‎1 hour ago‎
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The old Chrysler was famous for its aggressive marketing and auto-show stunts, like running a cattle drive down the streets of Detroit to publicize a new pickup.

WSJ BLOG/Cisco Call Recap: 'Putting The Gas Pedal All The Way Down'

Wall Street Journal - Andrew LaVallee - ‎3 hours ago‎
(This story has been posted on The Wall Street Journal Online's Digits blog at blogs.wsj.com/Digits.) Cisco's fiscal first-quarter earnings dropped 19% to $1.8 billion, while sales fell 13% to $9 billion, but investors cheered the ...

NY files antitrust lawsuit against Intel

Washington Post - Tomoeh Murakami Tse, Cecilia Kang - ‎26 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo filed an antitrust suit against Intel on Wednesday, accusing the world's largest chipmaker of illegally threatening computer makers and paying them billions ...

Apple's App Store: 100000 Apps, But Most Are Unused

PC World - Jr Raphael - ‎4 hours ago‎
But, to revisit the age-old question, how much does size really matter? Does anyone actually need a selection of 100000...of anything?

BlueBeat Ignores EMI, Still Sells Beatles Catalog Online

PC World - Jeff Bertolucci - ‎4 hours ago‎
Seemingly unfazed by legal action from The Beatles' music label, an obscure online retailer in California continues to offer downloads of the Fab Four's entire music catalog.

Chris Brown's <i>Graffiti</i> Pushed Up One Week

MTV.com - Gil Kaufman - ‎5 hours ago‎
Chris Brown's label announced Wednesday (November 4) that the release date for the singer's new album, Graffiti, has been pushed up by one week.

Kristen Stewart on Her Love Life: Bite Me!

People Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kristen Stewart knows that her rumored romance with New Moon costar Robert Pattinson gets fans worked into a tizzy - and that's exactly why she's not giving up the goods on their relationship.

Will Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin be winning Oscars hosts?

Los Angeles Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Tuesday's announcement of Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin as hosts of the Oscars was generally well-received by the other Oscar bloggers.

Yankees rolling with 27th title in sight

MLB.com - John Schlegel - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Hideki Matsui is doing it all at the plate in Game 6 of the World Series, and Andy Pettitte is doing everything the Yankees could ask of him on the mound.

It could be a big Euros payoff at Breeders' Cup

Los Angeles Times - Grahame L. Jones - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Several horses from the old continent might win races on Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita. Conduit, , one of 16 horses from Ireland competing in this BreedersÂ' Cup, is listed as the 7-to-5 choice to defend its title in the $3-million Turf.

Magic bounce back with blowout win over Suns

Orlando Sentinel - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Dwight Howard spent most of the fourth quarter on the bench with five fouls, but by that point the Magic had already taken control of the Phoenix Suns.

Flu outrunning vaccine, experts say

Washington Post - David Brown - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Federal officials Anthony S. Fauci and Nicole Lurie testify before members of Congress. (Alex Brandon/associated Press) By David Brown Two state and city public health officials briefing Congress on Wednesday said they don't expect to have enough ...

Cat in Iowa had H1N1; may be 1st case in dogs or cats

USA Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
The US Department of Agriculture and Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine confirmed that a 13-year-old cat whose owners had experienced flu-like symptoms contracted H1N1 (swine) flu.

Older Bypass Method Is Best, a Study Shows

New York Times - Gina Kolata - ‎3 hours ago‎
For decades, bypass surgery, in which surgeons improve blood flow to the heart by sewing new blood vessels to get around blocked ones, was done the same way.

California's higher-education debacle

Los Angeles Times - Jeff Bleich - ‎19 hours ago‎
Watching the decline of the California State University system from within its boardroom mirrors the erosion of the California dream.

Jon Gosselin Admits He Failed to Check His 'Moral Compass'

People Magazine - Andra Chantim - ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Jon Gosselin has set himself upon the road to redemption and hopes to set the record straight about his relationships and reputation.

Good Dog, Smart Dog

New York Times - Sarah Kershaw - ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Life as a Labradoodle may sound free and easy, but if you're Jet, who lives in New Jersey, there is a lot of work to be done. He is both a seizure alert dog and a psychiatric service dog whose owner has epilepsy, severe anxiety, ...

Snap Judgments: Cowboys turning heads, Ravens 'D' stars and more

SI.com - Don Banks - ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
AP GREEN Bay, Wis. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as a rather unconventional but fascinating homecoming weekend here in Titletown wrapped up with the Vikings' 38-26 win over the Packers ... • They're not really known for doing ...

How To Spam Facebook Like A Pro: An Insider's Confession

TechCrunch (blog) - ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
by Guest Author on November 1, 2009 Last night we wrote about the lead generation scams within social gaming networks. This is a guest post by Dennis Yu, the CEO of BlitzLocal, a privately held 50 person advertising agency in Denver, Colorado, ...