Christian Science Monitor - - 21 minutes ago
To pass a healthcare reform bill, addressing abortion is necessary in order to get the support of conservative Democrats. Lobbyists for Catholic bishops were part of the negotiation.
Healthcare bill clears parliamentary hurdle in House Los Angeles Times
Salt Lake Tribune - - 42 minutes ago
Just a glimpse of that thin face, those intense blue eyes, is heart-rending: another man, barely out of childhood, dead in the war.
Video: Army Identifies Fort Hood Victims The Associated Press
Officer describes firefight that downed Hasan The Associated Press
New York Times - - 7 hours ago
BERLIN - “The Quiz of the Germans,” a lighthearted entry amid a crush of serious examinations of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, pitted three West German celebrities seated behind the sloping hood of an old ...
Video: Reflecting on the fall of the Berlin Wall Washington Post
Giant dominoes form tribute to Berlin Wall's fall The Associated Press
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The Afghan Foreign Ministry says a UN envoy's demands 'violated respect for Afghanistan's national sovereignty.' A NATO airstrike that killed Afghan soldiers and police threatens to worsen tensions.
NATO Strike Said to Kill 7 Afghan Troops New York Times
Afghan ministry: NATO strike kills Afghan forces The Associated Press
Aljazeera.net - 18 hours 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 ended with scant progress.
guardian.co.uk - 33 minutes ago
America's top general in Afghanistan believes Britain's 9000 troops should be removed out of "harm's way" because the Taliban will target them in the run- up to next year's general election, it was reported last night.
Is it time to pull out of Afghanistan? Times Online
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New York Times - - Nov 6, 2009
WASHINGTON - When Democrats lost races for governor in New Jersey and Virginia this week, officials in both parties suggested that the outcome could undermine President Obama's push for a health care bill, scaring off politically ...
Obama cedes the center Washington Post
New York Times - - 2 hours ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - The lawyer for the man accused of shooting six people, one fatally, at an Orlando office building on Friday told reporters after a court appearance on Saturday that his client was “very, very mentally ill.
Video: Neighbor: Alleged Orlando Shooter "Odd Fellow" The Associated Press
Office shooting suspect's life spiraled downward The Associated Press
Seattle Times - - 39 minutes ago
On the afternoon of November 6th , 2009, Seattle Police Homicide detectives received a tip about a Datsun 210 matching the description of a possible suspect vehicle used in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton.
Shooting suspect condition upgraded Seattle Post Intelligencer
BBC News - - 42 minutes ago
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown certainly caused a stir at the G20 finance ministers meeting in St Andrews when he suggested a tax on financial transactions, sometimes called a Tobin tax after the Nobel Prize winning economist ...
New York Times - 6 hours ago
By REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US jobless rate unexpectedly jumped to 10.2 percent last month, a 26-1/2-year high, adding to pressure on the Obama administration to do more to tackle unemployment even as signs of recovery mount.
Video: Jobless rate tops 10 percent Wood TV8
Why won't Obama give you a job? Washington Post
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
The US Treasury blocked Fannie Mae's proposed sale of nearly $3 billion in low-income housing tax credits to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Friday after concluding that the deal was too costly for taxpayers.
Digest: Goldman blocked from buying Fannie Mae assets Washington Post
PC World - - 1 hour ago
A new report from OTR Global says Apple plans to release a UMTS/CDMA hybrid iPhone in the third quarter of 2010. If true, the new iPhone will play nice with Verizon's network and spell an end to AT&T's exclusivity contract in the US -- which is already ...
eWeek - - 8 hours ago
Get back to where you once belonged: Judge approves a temporary restraining order for digital music site BlueBeat.com over sale of Beatles songs.
Beatles catalog is temporarily banned from music website BlueBeat Los Angeles Times
Judge stops 2 Web sites from selling Beatles songs The Associated Press
Los Angeles Business Journal - - 1 hour ago
Activision Blizzard Inc. will soon take the wraps off of what's predicted to be the biggest video game of the year - and maybe even the best-seller of all time.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 guardian.co.uk
Games Distributors Boycott Modern Warfare 2 Tech Fragments
Reuters - - 20 hours ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - R&B singer Rihanna broke her silence on Friday about the night her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown attacked her, saying he had bitten her, put her in a headlock and left her bleeding and swollen.
Chris Brown Is Having One Rough Week PopEater
MTV.com - - 3 hours ago
Welcome to the MTV Movies Blog, updated throughout the day with exclusive movie news, trailers, interviews and more. Our team of film experts joins with celebrity contributors - from Eli Roth to Judd Apatow - to ensure that when it comes to the hottest ...
Video: Stars Switched on London's Christmas Lights CHRISTMAS CAROL Santa Barbara Arts TV
The many faces of Jim Carrey Los Angeles Times
HitFix - 2 hours ago
What a difference a year makes. During the press train for "Twilight" 12 months ago, Kristen Stewart looked increasingly ill at ease whether she was doing a one on one interview, appearing on a TV talk show or making a public appearance to promote what ...
Sports Network - 14 minutes ago
Arcadia, CA (Sports Network) - Champion mare Zenyatta came from last to win the 26th running of the Breeders' Cup Classic to conclude the two-day $25.5 million Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on Saturday.
Quality Road scratched from $5M Classic San Francisco Chronicle
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ESPN - 15 minutes ago
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 3 Alabama remained unbeaten Saturday with a come-from behind 24-15 victory over No. 9 LSU at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Video: LSU fans come to town TideSports
Shelby Star - - 48 minutes ago
Many Cleveland County residents rolled up their sleeves and bared their arms Saturday to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine. The Cleveland County Health Department held a drive-thru to administer the vaccine to the public this weekend after receiving a large ...
Denver Business Journal - 2 hours ago
Here's a roundup of comments from Coloradans this week on the health-care reform proposal before the US House of Representatives.
Betsy McCaughey Is Wrong About Health Reform -- Again! Huffington Post (blog)
Chicago Tribune - - 7 hours ago
A 16-pound orange tabby in Ames, Iowa, did something last month that will now and forevermore have a lot of cat lovers taking care to sneeze into their sleeves.
Veterinarians try to calm H1N1 fears St. Cloud Times
Can Your House Cat Give You Swine Flu or is it the Other Way Around? Associated Content
CBS News - - Nov 4, 2009
TAMPA (CBS) Florida gambler Bill Seebeck was sure he'd hit the jackpot -- literally. He says the slot machine he was playing flashed a winning sum of more than $166 million.
Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago
LA is among those rushing to prohibit the practice before a state law backed by a group of vets says they can't. By Maria L. La Ganga and Anne Colby Reporting from San Francisco and Beverly Hills - The law of unintended consequences has seldom been ...
New York Times - - Nov 5, 2009
NASHVILLE isn't nicknamed Music City for nothing. Singers, songwriters and pickers - not to mention their toe-tapping admirers - have been pouring into the Tennessee capital for decades.
Wall Street Journal - - 22 hours ago
It may be no accident that, while some of the best American mathematical minds worked to solve one of the century's hardest problems—the Poincaré Conjecture—it was a Russian mathematician working in Russia who, early in this decade, ...
Los Angeles Times - - 22 hours ago
Just days after birth, German and French infants' wails mimicked the patterns of their native languages. Researchers believe they started to pick up on the melodies in the third trimester.