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(CNN) -- A picture began to emerge Thursday of the slain suspect in the Fort Hood shootings as a mental-health professional who had worked to help others in high-stress situations.
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House Democratic leaders were struggling Thursday to contain uprisings on the hot-button issues of abortion and immigration that have left them little margin for error as they attempt to push through a massive ...
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Divisions among Democrats were on display Thursday in a Senate committee vote approving a climate-change bill. Sen. Max Baucus (D.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pushed Mideast peace prospects into unknown territory Thursday, announcing he doesn't want another term and opening the way to a succession battle that could play into the hands of his rival, ...
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Wealthy nations need to "put their money where their mouth is" and promise finance for a global climate change deal, Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband has said.
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ELDORADO, Tex. - One of the leaders of a polygamist sect was convicted Thursday night of sexually assaulting an under-age girl whom the church elders had assigned to him as one of his nine wives.
Texas polygamist sect member guilty of sex assault The Associated Press
FLDS sect member found guilty in Texas Salt Lake Tribune
MiamiHerald.com - - 59 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- After an emotional debate over how to keep Americans safe, the Senate Thursday narrowly defeated an effort to prevent civilian trials in US courts for the accused planners of the 9/11 attacks.
Senate Defeats Measure to Bar Funding for 9/11 Civilian Trials Wall Street Journal
Senate rejects bid aimed at Sept. 11 terrorists The Associated Press
The Associated Press - - 50 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Weeks after Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was criticized over her poor voting record, US Senate candidate Carly Fiorina tried to fend off a similar line of questioning by owning up to her spotty past.
Video: Former HP CEO: Running for Boxer's Senate Seat The Associated Press
8 GOP senators back Fiorina's Senate bid San Jose Mercury News
Wall Street Journal - - 43 minutes ago
Stocks posted an across-the-board gain Thursday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the 10000 level, amid optimistic news about the economy on the eve of October payrolls data due out Friday morning.
Wall Street rallies on jobs, worker productivity data Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
NEW YORK - Fourteen more people have been criminally charged in a growing insider-trading scheme, but evidence exists of a number of additional players who haven't yet been publicly identified.
Video: Galleon Insider Trading Bust Fox Business
MarketWatch - - 2 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Embattled mortgage lender Fannie Mae said Thursday after posting a third-quarter net loss that it has asked the US Treasury Department for an additional $15 billion in assistance by the end of ...
Fannie Mae 3Q Loss Narrows; Requests Another $15B From Govt Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 47 minutes ago
The Dashboard is the Internet search giant's response to questions about how it uses information about consumers. By David Sarno Google Inc. on Thursday unveiled a new webpage that allows users to better see which of their data is being stored by the ...
Google Dashboard Knows Too Much PC Magazine
PC World - - 1 hour ago
Can you feel the tremors? Verizon's hotly anticipated Motorola Droid finally arrives on Friday, and -- if the earth-rumbling ads are to be believed -- we'll be feeling its force all over the world.
Verizon confirms Droid tethering option, hefty price tag San Francisco Chronicle
Motorola's Droid review: It's the best phone on Verizon Los Angeles Times
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Microsoft on Thursday said next week's Patch Tuesday release will consist of six bulletins that address a total of 15 vulnerabilities in its Windows and Office products.
USA Today - - 1 hour ago
Charles Dickens was hardly a master of subtlety, but it's hard to imagine he would appreciate this frenetic, in-your-face and vapid interpretation of his classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol.
Holiday season kicks off with Disney's pricey 'Christmas Carol' Los Angeles Times
Newsday - - 1 hour ago
Photo credit: Getty/Sean Gardner | Singer Rihanna performs at the Louisiana Superdome during the 2008 Essence Music Festival. For Rihanna, the beating she received at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown, wasn't enough to keep her away from him.
San Francisco Chronicle - 33 minutes ago
Comedy-drama. Starring Ewan mcgregor, George Clooney, Jeff Bridges and Kevin Spacey. Directed by Grant Heslov. (R. 93 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.
Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) New York Times
MLB.com - - 3 hours ago
The meeting of the Yankees' run to their 27th World Series championship with the Phillies' attempt to defend their title helped propel a 42 percent improvement in TV ratings for the Fall Classic, the largest one-year increase.
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San Jose Mercury News - - 8 minutes ago
Boston Bruins right wing Blake Wheeler, top, drops Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty to the ice on a hard check during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009.
Recap: Boston vs. Montreal MiamiHerald.com
Canadiens vs. Bruins Boston Globe
The Associated Press - - 50 minutes ago
SEATTLE - San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is facing misdemeanor marijuana charges following a traffic stop in his home state.
Tim Lincecum charged with misdemeanor possession Seattle Times
Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
As the public clamors for the still-scarce H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine, a top federal health official on Thursday urged state and local health departments to be on the lookout for the possible diversion of the vaccine to ...
ABC News - - 58 minutes ago
Think newborns just eat, sleep and wail the same way across the world? That's not so, according to a new study which found that babies cry with an accent within the first week of life.
Newborn Babies May Cry in their Mother Tongues U.S. News & World Report
Los Angeles Times - - 3 hours ago
An experimental treatment stabilizes two boys with the rare, fatal degenerative disorder known as ALD. Researchers hail the findings, which come on the tail of other gene-therapy successes.
After Setbacks, Small Successes for Gene Therapy New York Times
New York Times - - Nov 2, 2009
I don't often write about alternative remedies for serious medical conditions. Most have little more than anecdotal support, and few have been found effective in well-designed clinical trials.
FOXNews - Nov 2, 2009
File: A diver attaches a sensor to a Nomura's jellyfish off the coast of northern Japan. Pink, slimy and repellent, the Nomura's jellyfish is an authentic horror of the deep that's been assaulting Japan.
Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago
US auto safety agency rebukes an assertion that it found nothing wrong in vehicles involved in a massive recall over incidents of unintended acceleration.
New York Times - - Nov 4, 2009
A section of Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland, captured in minute detail with laser scanners. More Photos > By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN EDINBURGH - Come April a small team of experts from the Glasgow School of Art and the government heritage entity Historic ...
Sun-Sentinel.com - - Nov 1, 2009
FORT LAUDERDALE - A high-profile Fort Lauderdale law firm has hired a former top prosecutor to investigate allegations involving founding partner Scott Rothstein, a prominent philanthropist and one of Broward County's biggest political contributors, ...