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Army Ignored Warning Signs From Fort Hood Shooter, Former Classmate Says

FOXNews - Jana Winter - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan is suspected of a deadly rampage at the Fort Hood base in Texas. Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan is suspected of a deadly rampage at the Fort Hood base in Texas.

Pelosi discusses health care bill on Seattle tour

The Associated Press - ‎24 minutes ago‎
SEATTLE - US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that while she is against anti-abortion language in the House version of the health care bill, the amendment was necessary for the bill to pass.

A wall divides a Md. school, then unites it

Washington Post - Michael Birnbaum - ‎46 minutes ago‎
This November marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Washington Post Editor Marc Fisher, who served as The Post's Berlin correspondent in 1989, remembers the jubilation on the streets and reflects on the lasting legacy of the fall ...

Obama Adviser Dismisses Reports of Afghanistan Troop Decision

Bloomberg - Julianna Goldman, Viola Gienger - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama's national security adviser dismissed reports that the administration has reached a decision to send thousands of additional troops to Afghanistan.

PMO: Friedman wrong about Israel

Jerusalem Post - Gil Hoffman - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Veteran New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman made waves in Israeli politics on Monday for suggesting that the US abandon efforts for an Israel-Palestinian peace deal.

Nameless Storm Is Disaster for El Salvador

New York Times - Marc Lacey, Gene Palumbo - ‎1 hour ago‎
MEXICO CITY - A devastating storm that struck El Salvador over the weekend was not the hurricane that roared through the region at the same time and, in fact did not even merit a name - small comfort after at least 130 people were killed ...

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Ida could disrupt two-thirds of Gulf oil output

Houston Chronicle - Tom Fowler - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Nearly two-thirds of the Gulf of Mexico's oil production could be offline by the time Tropical Storm Ida blows through the eastern edge of the nation's largest energy producing region.

Connecticut Governor Won't Seek Re-election

New York Times - Derrick Henry, Alison Leigh Cowan - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Gov. M. Jodi Rell of Connecticut, who rose to the state's highest office five years ago after her predecessor resigned amid a corruption scandal, said on Monday that she would not seek re-election.

Gay marriage activists seek momentum in New York

Reuters - Edith Honan - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay rights activists are looking to a possible vote to legalize same-sex marriage in New York State on Tuesday as a way to drive a national campaign that opponents say has lost momentum.

Dow Leaps in Skeptics' Rally

Wall Street Journal - E.S. Browning - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Overcoming their growing concerns that the broad financial-market rally could end badly, investors plowed more money into US and foreign stocks, gold, oil, copper and junk bonds.

On the Other End of a Hostile Takeover

New York Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Roger Carr, chairman of Cadbury, the British confectioner, was quick to dismiss Kraft's $16.7 billion offer, calling it derisory.

Electronic Arts Plans to Cut 1500 Jobs

New York Times - Claire Cain Miller - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Electronic Arts, the video game company, said it would lay off 1500 workers and shrink its product lineup, even as it announced that it had acquired Playfish, a start-up that makes online games.

Google buys mobile ad firm for $750 million

Reuters - ‎25 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Google Inc (GOOG.O) said on Monday that it was acquiring of AdMob, one of the largest mobile advertising networks, for $750 million, widening its bet that cell phone advertising could become the Internet's next-big ...

Nokia recalls 14 million chargers

CNET News - Reuben Lee - ‎11 hours ago‎
The affected chargers are manufactured by third-party suppliers, Nokia said. A loose cover could potentially expose the charger's internal components and thus pose an electrical shock hazard if accidentally touched during use, ...

Activision establishes Call of Duty veterans grant

GameSpot - Tom Magrino - ‎4 hours ago‎
Modern Warfare 2 publisher reveals plans for $1 million Call of Duty Endowment to help unemployed military alum find work. The game industry is keyed into Activision Blizzard this week, as the publisher gears up to launch Call ...

'Carol' opens at No. 1, but 'Precious' hits a high note

Los Angeles Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Jim Carrey movie gets off to a slow start, bringing in $31 million, while the film-festival favorite sets a record. Jim Carrey stars in "A Christmas Carol," which had a weak first weekend.

Smoke & Mirrors: 'Mad Men' Recap

CelebStoner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Don (Jon Hamm) may lost his wife and job, but Season 3 of AMC's Mad Men will be best remembered by stoners for Elisabeth Moss' daring declaration, "I'm Peggy Olson and I want to smoke some marijuana!

Curtains for a Steven Tyler-led Aerosmith?

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Comments made to the media from Aerosmith principals Steven Tyler and Joe Perry cast doubt on the band's future, and the act's official camp is mum on providing any sort of clarification.

As Johnson's Suspension Ends, So Does His Tenure With Chiefs

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Larry Johnson on Monday morning, just as his two-week suspension for conduct detrimental to the team ended.

Kings G Kevin Martin has wrist surgery

USA Today - ‎58 minutes ago‎
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento Kings leading scorer Kevin Martin underwent surgery on his injured left wrist. The team says Martin had the procedure to repair a hairline fracture in his left wrist on Monday at the UC Davis Medical Center.

Fearless Prediction: Steelers (5-2) at Broncos (6-1)

FOXSports.com - Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski - ‎2 hours ago‎
by Sports Xchange SERIES: 21st regular-season meeting. Denver leads series 13-6-1. The Broncos are 7-2-1 at home vs. Pittsburgh. The teams are 3-3 in the playoffs.

Poll: Drugmakers most at fault for swine flu vaccine shortage

USA Today - Steve Sternberg - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Americans who are frustrated with shortages of swine flu vaccine place slightly more blame on drug companies than the federal government, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll showed Monday.

Cancer recurs in 'dense' breasts

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Women treated for breast cancer are at a higher risk of a relapse if they have "dense" breasts, say researchers. The Canadian authors advise that women with the densest breasts should have radiotherapy while the women with less dense breasts could be ...

Progress in Rebuilding Penile Erectile Tissue

WebMD - Bill Hendrick - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nov. 9, 2009 -- Wake Forest University researchers say they've found a way to replace penile erectile tissue and function in animals.

Landing a job like getting into Harvard

CNN - Samuel Sherraden - ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Editor's note: Samuel Sherraden is a policy analyst for the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation, a Washington-based think tank that promotes innovative thought across the ideological spectrum.

A Netflix Model for Haute Couture

New York Times - Jenna Wortham - ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
For many women, a $1000 dress is something they admire in the pages of a glossy magazine or see draped on the frame of a celebrity - not an item hanging in their closet.

Russia's Conquering Zeros

Wall Street Journal - Masha Gessen - ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
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, ...

Niece of Cleveland mayor lived with murder suspect Sowell

CNN - Susan Candiotti, Edmund Demarche - ‎5 hours ago‎
Lori Frazier says Anthony Sowell "took good care" of her during the two years they lived together. NEW: Mayor Frank Jackson: "I love my niece very much ... she has my full support" Cleveland, Ohio (CNN) -- The niece of the mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, ...

Stephen King's Glass Menagerie

New York Times - James Parker - ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Now that the town halls have blazed with vituperation, and fantastical patriots are girding themselves for fascist/socialist lockdown, Americans of a certain vintage must be feeling a familiar circumambient thrill.