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Fort Hood first responders remained calm amid chaos

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
The CNN Special Investigations Unit drills down on the causes and the impact of the Fort Hood shootings at 8 pm ET Saturday on CNN TV.

Democrats secure abortion funding deal on eve of expected health vote

Los Angeles Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Pelosi and others work into the night to try to clear roadblocks on the healthcare overhaul bill. By Noam N. Levey and James Oliphant Reporting from Washington - With a historic floor vote looming on their healthcare bill, House Democratic leaders ...
Health Care Nears Major Vote Wall Street Journal

Suspect in Orlando Office Shooting Had Money Woes

ABC News - Mike Schneider, Antonio Gonzalez - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP This image made from video provided by Channel 13 News in Orlando, Fla., shows Jason Rodriguez being... A man so broke that he said he didn't have the money to visit his son 30 minutes away opened ...

On Hamid Karzai's tightrope

MiamiHerald.com - David Ignatius - ‎1 hour ago‎
With the ``reelection'' of President Hamid Karzai, if that's the right word for a process that featured fraudulent balloting and a canceled runoff, the United States now confronts the hardest puzzle of all about Afghanistan: How to ...

World leaders hope for climate deal

Aljazeera.net - ‎57 minutes ago‎
by 25 to 40 per cent [GALLO/GETTY] At least 40 world leaders have said they will attend climate change talks in Denmark next month, but there are still fears that there will be few tangible results after preparatory meetings ending with scant progress.

Stop seeking compromise with Israel: Hamas leader

Reuters - Khaled Yacoub Oweis - ‎7 hours ago‎
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal urged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday to stop seeking compromise with Israel but offered him an olive branch, saying Palestinians must end their divisions.

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Greg Moore: Tuesday's message from voters: Butt out, party bosses

The Union Leader - ‎2 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, voters rejected the notion that they should be shut out of right to select the best candidates by Republican and Democrat party bosses.

Gay-Marriage Fight Heads to New Jersey

Wall Street Journal - Keith J. Winstein - ‎6 hours ago‎
The battle over gay rights will move to New Jersey and the federal government, advocates said, after Tuesday's narrow rejection of same-sex marriage by Maine voters in a hard-fought contest.

Ohio town to toast forgotten Vietnam veterans

The Associated Press - James Hannah - ‎10 hours ago‎
SHELBY, Ohio - The floor of VFW Post 291 has been scuffed by the shoes and boots of veterans who fought in wars going back nearly a century, to World War I. The setting is a comfort for Willis Cochran, who served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Soaring US Unemployment Threatens Path to Economic Recovery

Bloomberg - Timothy R. Homan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The unemployment rate in the US jumped to 10.2 percent in October, the highest level since 1983, threatening the emerging economic recovery and giving President Barack Obama and Democrats a bigger hurdle to ...

UCBH Holdings' Bank Is Seized, 120th US Lender Shut This Year

Bloomberg - Dakin Campbell - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- UCBH Holdings Inc.'s United Commercial Bank, a San Francisco-based lender with $11.2 billion in assets, was seized by regulators, becoming the 120th US bank to fail this year.

Freddie to Request Further Handouts

Wall Street Journal - Nick Timiraos - ‎2 hours ago‎
Freddie Mac said it didn't need any additional federal aid for the second straight quarter as it reported a loss of $6.3 billion for the third quarter on Friday.

Google Advertises Motorola Droid on its Home Page

eWeek - ‎2 hours ago‎
In addition to celebrating the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street by placing Burt and Ernie where its Doodles would be, Google started promoting the new Motorola Droid, which launched today from Verizon Wireless (also available for purchase at Best Buy) ...

Beatles catalog is temporarily banned from music website BlueBeat

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Capitol Records this week filed a suit against BlueBeat, which says that songs produced by digital regeneration are akin to songs performed by cover bands and do not run afoul of copyright law.

Windows 7 tops Vista in early consumer sales by more than 200%

Los Angeles Times - Alex Pham - ‎6 hours ago‎
Aggressive pricing and relatively positive reviews are key factors. But the discounts and specials may have crimped Microsoft's revenue from the product.

Rihanna Details Chris Brown Assault, Reveals Family's Past Domestic Abuse

MTV.com - Jayson Rodriguez - ‎1 hour ago‎
'I said to myself, 'I'm never gonna date someone like my dad,' ' she says on '20/20.' By Jayson Rodriguez Rihanna was reflective and revealing throughout her "20/20" interview with Diane Sawyer on Friday night (November 6) as she spoke about her ...

Grant Heslov, George Clooney team up for 'The Men Who Stare at Goats.'

Los Angeles Times - Rachel Abramowitz - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Rachel Abramowitz >>> It all started with an unlikely pairing of two unknowns. Back in the '80s, a couple of struggling actors named Grant Heslov and George Clooney were in Milton Katselas' famed acting class.

A Christmas Carol

Washington Post - Michael O'Sullivan - ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Jim Carrey is Ebenezer Scrooge in the CGI-animated version of Charles Dickens's perennial holiday tale. By Michael O'Sullivan "Disney's A Christmas Carol" is a tall glass of Dickens with a "Beetlejuice" chaser.

Zenyatta eyes history

Boston Herald - Ed Gray - ‎1 hour ago‎
ARCADIA, Calif. - The presence of Zenyatta in today's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic will make for a dramatic conclusion to the two-day, 14-race World Championships at Santa Anita Park, where attendance is expected to be ...


Washington Post - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Alabama's Nick Saban, left, and LSU's Les Miles meet after the Crimson Tide's victory last year. (Tony Gutierrez/associated Press) No.

Knicks fans want to see a lot more of LeBron

FOXSports.com - Alex Raskin - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - For the man who uses a marker to fashion an old Larry Johnson Knicks jersey into a LeBron James model, the finer points of the NBA's salary cap can be elusive.

Official Endorses Workplace Clinics for Vaccine Distribution

New York Times - Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎6 hours ago‎
The federal health official in charge of immunization and respiratory diseases said Friday that swine flu vaccine should be distributed through many outlets, including workplace clinics, to get it to high-risk people as quickly ...

Does This Bill Have a Weight Problem?

Wall Street Journal - Janet Adamy - ‎6 hours ago‎
The 1990-page health-care bill in the House is one of the weightiest pieces of legislation on Capitol Hill. A single-sided copy of it printed by The Wall Street Journal weighed 19.6 pounds, and stood 8.25 inches tall.
Reform rebuttal Troy Messenger

Another reason to cover your cough- pets at risk

Reuters - Maggie Fox, Sandra Maler - ‎8 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - People who think they may have H1N1 flu need to stay away from work, avoid sneezing on their spouses and children and now, they have someone else to worry about infecting too ...

How Far Will Google Wave Go?

Forbes - Dan Woods - ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Google Wave, the Internet giant's new online collaboration tool, has generated much buzz among developers, and now it has a large geeky fan following doing strange and relatively useless things.

Simon Bruty/SI

SI.com - ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
The Browns are a certifiable train wreck now. That much we know, in the wake of the departure of general manager George Kokinis from the organization.

A Breathing Technique Offers Help for People With Asthma

New York Times - Jane E. Brody - ‎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.

Tutorial: How to Tether on an iPhone 3G or 3GS running OS 3.1.2

MobileCrunch (blog) - Greg Kumparak - ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
When the iPhone OS 3.1 update rolled through town, it brought with it a handful of new features - but it also killed off one, not-so-official feature: unauthorized data tethering on AT&T.

Fort Hood victims: Sons, a daughter, mother-to-be

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sister recalls Spc. Jason Dean Hunt's words: "He said he would die for a stranger" Sheryll Pearson, mother of slain soldier Pfc.