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Senate Dems suggest they're open to altering health care bill

CNN - Martina Stewart, Tom Cohen - ‎3 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) -- Amid conflicting and heated rhetoric, a political pragmatism began to emerge Sunday as senators prepared for a debate on a sweeping Democratic health care bill.

Jewish Neighborhood Becomes Flashpoint in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Voice of America - Luiz Ramirez - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Israel's recent decision to build more homes in Gilo, which Israel says is part of Jerusalem, has ignited more anger among Palestinians who say it's a settlement on land captured by Israel from Jordan in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war and then annexed.

Swimmers, Poets Among 2010 Rhodes Scholars From US

WPBF - Stephanie Reitz, Brett Zongker - ‎4 minutes ago‎
When Henry Spelman found out he'd won a Rhodes Scholarship, his first call was to his girlfriend. To share the good news, of course, but also to see whether she was a winner as well.

Romanian election rivals 'facing run-off'

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Romania's centre-right President Traian Basescu has won the first round of the country's presidential election but faces a run-off, exit polls suggest.

Iran begins air-defense drills to protect nuclear sites

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Iran says Israel would pay a heavy price if the West launches airstrikes. Meanwhile, opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi praises anti-government protesters.

26 dead as Indonesian ferry sinks

CNN International - Andy Saputra - ‎6 hours ago‎
Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) -- At least 26 people died Sunday when a ferry sank off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, and an unknown number of people were missing, officials said.

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Atlantic City Boardwalk fire likely started in pizza shop

Press of Atlantic City - Juliet Fletcher - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Burnt debris sits on the Boardwalk next to the damaged pier shops Sunday in Atlantic City. ATLANTIC CITY - For two years, Saif Chaudhry rented one of the units in the ...

RI bishop asked Kennedy in 2007 to avoid Communion

Hilton Head Island Packet - Ray Henry, Rik Stevens - ‎3 minutes ago‎
AP Writer EAST PROVIDENCE, RI - A month of harsh words between Rep. Patrick Kennedy and a strident critic, Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin, escalated Sunday when the bishop acknowledged asking Kennedy not to receive Holy Communion ...
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White House issues report on Thomson prison deal

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP WASHINGTON - A White House analysis says a deal to house Guantanamo Bay detainees at the prison in Thomson, Ill., could bring nearly 3000 jobs to the area.

Fed's Bullard: Markets Still View Dollar As Main Reserve Currency

Wall Street Journal - Michael S. Derby - ‎23 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Sunday what happened with the dollar during the financial crisis should allay fears about the currency's value.

EBay Search Glitch Damps Sales

Wall Street Journal - Geoffrey A. Fowler - ‎42 minutes ago‎
A search glitch at eBay Inc.'s main e-commerce sites over the weekend damped sales in the run-up to the crucial holiday shopping season.

Radiation leak investigated at Three Mile Island

Reuters - JoAnne Allen, Doina Chiacu - ‎10 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials are investigating a radiation leak at Three Mile Island, scene of the worst US nuclear power accident, but said on Sunday there was no threat to public health or safety.

Atlantis astronaut's wife gives birth 220 miles below

CNET News - William Harwood - ‎4 hours ago‎
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, Houston--Astronaut Randy Bresnik carried out a spacewalk Saturday awaiting word of the birth of his second child.

Anti-Evolution Actor Modifies Darwin's Work With Questionable Intro

DailyTech - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kirk Cameron poses with students at Purdue University, holding copies of "On The Origin of Species", containing a controversial intro he helped pen.

Scientist: Leak of climate e-mails appalling

The Associated Press - David Stringer - ‎6 hours ago‎
LONDON - A leading climate change scientist whose private e-mails are included in thousands of documents that were stolen by hackers and posted online said Sunday the leaks may have been aimed at undermining next month's global climate summit in ...

'New Moon' Has Third-Biggest Opening Weekend Of All Time

MTV.com - Josh Wigler - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The full extent of the "Twilight" phenomenon made itself known this weekend with the debut of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," the second installment in the supernatural romance franchise starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and ...
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Michael Jackson's glove sells for $350000 at auction

Reuters - Chris Michaud, Peter Cooney - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Jackson's famous white glove sold for $350000 at a memorabilia auction on Saturday, soaring far past pre-sale estimates, while a black jacket he wore during a 1989 world tour fetched $225000.

Dr. Conrad Murray -- Back to Work

TMZ.com (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
The doctor who may have been responsible for the death of Michael Jackson will see you now. Dr. Conrad Murray, personal physician to Michael Jackson at the time of his death, will resume his medical practice on Monday morning, his lawyer said today.

Chat with nascar's champion

ESPN - ‎24 minutes ago‎
We'll be chatting with the NASCAR Cup champ on Monday. Will it be Jimmie Johnson yet again? Welcome to sportsnation! On Monday, we will have the NASCAR Sprint Cup champ stopping by to chat.

Raiders rally past Bengals 20-17

The Associated Press - Josh Dubow - ‎54 minutes ago‎
OAKLAND, Calif. - Bruce Gradkowski provided more than a spark for the struggling Oakland Raiders. He delivered a much-needed comeback victory that the Cincinnati Bengals handed over to Oakland.

Patriots Deal Crushing Blow to Jets' Slim Playoff Hopes

New York Times - Greg Bishop - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Stephan Savoia/AP New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) lands on the turf after being sacked by New England Patriots linebacker Tully Banta-Cain in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass.

Mammogram recommendation becoming pink-ribbon issue

USA Today - Liz Szabo - ‎1 hour ago‎
By H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Breast cancer campaigns have helped raise awareness about breast cancer, as well as money for research.

65? Back of the Line for the Swine Flu Vaccine, Pal

New York Times - Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
TRIAGE Young children, here playing near where swine flu shots will be given in Texas, are one of the high-risk groups. By DONALD G. mcneil Jr.
More H1N1 flu clinics scheduled Princeton Times Leader

Flu kills four pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

CNN - Amir Ahmed, Mohammed Jamjoom - ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims crowd the roads toward the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday. Mecca, Saudi Arabian (CNN) -- A teenager and three elderly people in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage have died of the H1N1 flu virus, ...

900-Pound Man Dies after Cut from Chair

CBS News - ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Daniel Webb, left, who weighed 900 pounds and died after being cut from a chair in his South Carolina home. (WSPA) Authorities say he was stuck to a chair for nine months.

Phys Ed: Why Exercise Makes You Less Anxious

New York Times - Gretchen Reynolds - ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Researchers at Princeton University recently made a remarkable discovery about the brains of rats that exercise. Some of their neurons respond differently to stress than the neurons of slothful rats.

Deadly Labor Wars Hinder India's Rise

Wall Street Journal - Peter Wonacott - ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
COIMBATORE, India -- This ancient city has turned itself in recent years into a manufacturing dynamo emblematic of India's economic rebirth.

Large Hadron Collider back online

CNN - Elizabeth Landau - ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
(CNN) -- "The LHC is back," the European Organization for Nuclear Research announced triumphantly Friday, as the world's largest particle accelerator resumed operation more than a year after an electrical failure shut it down.

With FHA Help, Easy Loans in Expensive Areas

New York Times - David Streitfeld - ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
SAN FRANCISCO - In January, Mike Rowland was so broke that he had to raid his retirement savings to move here from Boston. Policy changes in insurance, while introduced on a temporary basis, are becoming so popular that they could ...