Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Democrats expect to clear a major hurdle that would open the bill to debate after Thanksgiving recess. A close vote is expected. By Noam N. Levey Reporting from Washington - After negotiating critical last-minute commitments, Senate Democratic leaders ...
Senate closes in on health care vote Arizona Republic
BBC News - 5 hours ago
The eu's first permanent president, Belgian Prime Minister Herman van Rompuy, is a camera-shy man who has been catapulted from relative obscurity.
Lady Ashton: Principled, charming ... or just plain lucky guardian.co.uk
CNN - - 3 hours ago
Suspect Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, has a hearing Saturday about pretrial confinement. NEW: Saturday's hearing is to take place in Maj.
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BERLIN -- Mohamed ElBaradei, the departing chief of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency, said Iran's continued refusal to accept tighter scrutiny of its nuclear activities would likely force the ...
Video: World powers tame Iran's uranium enrichment program worldfocusonline
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HAVANA, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- The representative of UNICEF, or the UN Children's Fund, in Cuba said here Friday that Cuba is among the countries that have best implemented the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and that countries in the world ...
Children's Rights Still Violated 20 Years After Convention Voice of America
New York Times - 46 minutes ago
President Obama has faced a fair amount of criticism for his China trip. He was too deferential; he didn't speak out enough on human rights; he failed to press Beijing firmly on revaluing its currency; he achieved no concrete results.
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President Obama's political arm, Organizing for America, has sent a fundraising e-mail seeking to raise $500000 in the next week to stop a "dangerous" Palin from derailing the Democrats' effort to overhaul health care.
Sarah Palin, the cynical mean girl Boston Globe
San Francisco Chronicle - - 48 minutes ago
(11-20) 21:44 PST BERKELEY, CALIF. -- Forty protesters who barricaded themselves inside Wheeler Hall for 11 hours Friday didn't win back the 38 custodial jobs they demanded, nor did they persuade the UC regents to rescind their decision to increase ...
Berkeley Protest Ends Peacefully Wall Street Journal
41 arrested in UC Berkeley protest Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped below 50 percent in a second major poll in an indication he is suffering from the long healthcare debate and weakness in the economy, Gallup said on Friday.
Pueblo Chieftain - 30 minutes ago
Joblessness went up in some counties, but the state is doing better than the rest of the country. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER - Colorado unemployment continues to decline with the latest figures showing the seasonally adjusted rate for October at ...
Local jobless numbers worsen Pensacola News Journal
Reuters - - 9 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Dell Inc (DELL.O) shares fell 9 percent on Friday after the company posted weaker-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, as it lost share in the global personal computer market.
Dell Shares Slump On Fears Of Being Left Behind In PC Market Wall Street Journal
Dell, DR Horton, Rio Tinto in the spotlight MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal - - 16 hours ago
Some of the largest shareholders in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have urged the Wall Street firm to reduce the size of its bonus pool, arguing that it should pass along more of its blockbuster earnings to investors, according to people ...
Video: Goldman Shareholders Call for Lower Bonuses Fox Business
Shareholders demand Goldman bonuses guardian.co.uk
PC World - - 2 hours ago
So I took the plunge and installed Chrome OS on a virtual machine on my Windows 7 laptop. I used Sun's free VirtualBox virtualization software and the downloadable version of Chrome OS hosted by Gdgt.
Why Google Should Cool It With Chrome OS Wired News
Chrome OS: There Will Be Local Storage InformationWeek
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
This handout picture provided by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) shows scientists celebrating at the Cern's control center after the restart operation of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on Fridy near Geneva.
LHC nears restart after repairs BBC News
CNET News - - 11 hours ago
If you were interested in buying the Barnes & Noble Nook as a holiday gift, strike it off your list. The e-reader is now officially sold out through 2009, according to the B&N Web site.
Barnes & Noble reports reader device sold out Boston Globe
B&N's Nook Sold out Before Christmas The Money Times
Los Angeles Times - 5 hours ago
"The Twilight Saga: New Moon" is poised to break its second box office record in a single day. According to four people who have closely watched ticket sales data today but requested anonymity because they are not authorized to release the information, ...
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Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Who will fill the void, and who will watch, when the queen of daytime TV departs for cable in 2011? By Joe Flint and Meg James Oprah Winfrey told her audience Friday that she had made up her mind to end her hit daytime talk show in September 2011 ...
Video: Emotional Oprah Announces the End of Her Show The Associated Press
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Us Magazine - - 7 hours ago
A tour bus carrying the concert production crew of singer Miley Cyrus overturned in Virginia on Friday morning -- reportedly killing driver Bill Douglas.
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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
Four prime pieces from North Carolina's run to the national championship last season graduated to the NBA, led by the four-time first-team all-American forward Tyler Hansbrough.
Syracuse bigger and better than last season FOXSports.com
Syracuse's Johnson magic Yahoo! Sports
Kansas City Star - 1 hour ago
By Sports Network Quincy Pondexter set career-highs in points and rebounds with 30 and 15, respectively, and 14th-ranked Washington defeated a feisty San Jose State squad, 80-70.
Pondexter Pushing Huskies Forward Kitsap Sun
Huskies defeat Spartans Seattle Times
San Francisco Chronicle - - 57 minutes ago
The guard carried the Warriors to a 108-94 win over streaking Portland, recording a season-high 34 points and adding eight assists, six rebounds and six steals in front of 18630 fans at Oracle Arena on Friday night.
Golden State Warriors show true grit in win San Jose Mercury News
Ellis leads Warriors over Blazers The Associated Press
Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
State public health officials announced yesterday the death of two people from swine flu, including a child under the age of 4, underscoring the vulnerability that young people appear to have to the unusual virus.
Nation's swine flu activity abates slightly Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
WebMD - - 8 hours ago
Nov. 20, 2009 -- Less than a week after a government task force announced controversial recommendations for breast cancer screening, a doctor's group is recommending big changes in cervical cancer screening.
San Antonio Express - - 59 minutes ago
Bexar County students soon will have access to the H1N1 vaccine but the number of doses is well below what local health officials had hoped to receive from the state before flu season.
Video: Swine Flu vaccines at Nicholls The Daily Comet
Los Angeles Times - Nov 19, 2009
Nurses, dentists and other professionals with addictions will be subject to more drug tests, and any restrictions to their licenses will be listed on public websites.
New York Times - - Nov 19, 2009
Earlier this week, the inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, aka, the bank bailout fund, released his report on the 2008 rescue of the American International Group, the insurer.
TIME - - Nov 17, 2009
There was a time when Wendy and her husband had sex three times a week. But for the past six years, the purple negligee that Wendy used to entice her husband has been stuffed in the back of a drawer.
Wall Street Journal - - Nov 19, 2009
Go on, admit it: You've thought about it. Maybe you've imagined quitting your job and easing into early or semi-retirement -- or starting your own business.
FOXNews - - Nov 17, 2009
Over the weekend President Obama declared himself the first Pacific president. I'm not sure if that was before or after he bowed to the Japanese emperor while trying to shake his hand at the same time.