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Cambodia Water Festival turns tragic with deadly stampede

Christian Science Monitor - Julie Masis - ‎37 minutes ago‎
At least 339 people died in the stampede, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen, who called it a terrible tragedy. The Water Festival has seen troubles in past years.
BusinessWeek - BBC News - Xinhua - Financial Times - Wikipedia: Phnom Penh stampede

White House defends body scanners and pat-downs

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The techniques are necessary to protect the public against current terror threats, the administration says, trying to quell complaints before the busy Thanksgiving travel season.
Washington Post - - ABC News - TIME - Wikipedia: Transportation Security Administration

Jury finds Guandique guilty of killing Chandra Levy

Kansas City Star - Michael Doyle - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The jury of three men and nine women deliberated for a little more than three days before announcing its verdict, which caps one of the nation's longest-running and most relentlessly chronicled murder mysteries.
AFP - CNN International - Sacramento Bee - New York Daily News - Wikipedia: Chandra Levy

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The Childress years in Minnesota

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Jan. 6, 2006: Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Brad Childress is hired to coach the Vikings, seven days after Mike Tice is fired.

Osborne vows not to push for Irish tax reform

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The government does not intend to ask Ireland to raise its 12.5% corporation tax rate in return for Britain's support for a bail-out of the Irish economy, Chancellor George Osborne has told MPs.

Ars goes hands-on with AirPlay on iOS 4.2 and Apple TV

Ars Technica - Jacqui Cheng - ‎2 hours ago‎
Now that Apple has finally released iOS 4.2, Apple's revamped streaming technology is front and center. The AirPlay section of our recent Apple TV review got a lot of attention, ...

Inside The 2010 American Music Awards Celebrity Gift Bag! - Kyle Anderson - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Sunday night's (November 21) American Music Awards had everything an awards show needs. There were dominant winners (including Justin Bieber, who walked away with four prizes including Artist of the Year), stellar performances (from the likes of Taylor ...

Health insurer stocks rise after HHS announcement

BusinessWeek - Tom Murphy - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Several large health insurance stocks climbed Monday while the broader market fell after the Obama administration announced details of a new rule that will govern how much insurers spend on medical care.

Why didn't they put gladwrap on robot? - Mayor

New Zealand Herald - Jarrod Booker, Michael Dickison - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The Defence Force robot was "the bright spot" for West Coast residents waiting on the rescue of 29 trapped miners and news it broke down this morning was "a kick in the guts", the Grey District ...

FDA clears second clinical trial involving human embryonic stem cells

Los Angeles Times - Karen Kaplan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Advanced Cell Technology Inc. said Monday that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the way for its Phase I/II trial of retinal cells for patients with Stargardt's macular dystrophy, a childhood version of ...

US Calls North Korea's Nuclear Revelation a 'Publicity Stunt'

ABC News - Kirit Radia - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The United States today called North Korea's decision to unveil a new uranium enrichment program to a group of visiting American scientists a "publicity stunt" and said it will take some time to consult with allies about how to proceed.

The 2010 electorate: Old, white, rich and Republican - Steven Thomma, William Douglas - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The 2010 elections turned into a rout of the Democrats because the elderly and wealthy surged to the polls to help sweep the Republicans back into power, and the balance of women's votes shifted to the ...

Death Threats Targeting Bristol Palin, Mark Ballas - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas have received death threats and "Dancing with the Stars" has measurably heightened security ... sources connected with the show tell TMZ. We're told the threats began to come in last week, after Bristol and Mark made the ...

Sarah Palin's attacks on Barack Obama get personal in new book

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sarah Palin's new book published tomorrow reads like a dress rehearsal for a campaign against Barack Obama for the White House in 2012, making pointed criticism not just of his policies but about his personal life.

Vince Young out for season because of thumb injury

The Tennessean - Jim Wyatt - ‎1 hour ago‎
Titans quarterback Vince Young's season is over because of a thumb injury that will require surgery, Coach Jeff Fisher said today during his press conference.

HP CEO out of hiding, gives rosy outlook

CNNMoney - David Goldman - ‎44 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK ( -- Léo Apotheker, Hewlett-Packard's new chief executive, said Monday that the company had a bright future, so HP will raise spending on research and development as well ...

Richard Seymour fined $25000 for hitting Ben Roethlisberger - Michael David Smith - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The fine is no surprise, as Seymour's hit was a major cheap shot, an open-handed smack directly to Roethlisberger's facemask long after the play was over.

Critic's Notebook: Kanye West's growing pains

Los Angeles Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎
On his brilliantly dense new album 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,' the hip-hop star mines his anxieties for insights as he showcases another talent of similar ambitions, Nicki Minaj.

Kinect is hacker-friendly, and that's a good thing, Microsoft says

Christian Science Monitor - Matthew Shaer - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kinect, the new motion-sensing peripheral for the Xbox 360, is apparently pretty vulnerable to hacks. But Microsoft isn't complaining.

Questions on Minnesota Ballot Recount Answered

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Barack Obama addresses a get-out-the-vote campaign rally for Minnesota's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton at the University of Minnesota Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, in Minneapolis.

Netflix Launches Streaming Only Service In U.S.

InformationWeek - Antone Gonsalves - ‎2 hours ago‎
Prices for rent-by-mail will rise, an indication the company is pushing subscribers toward its $7.99/month higher-margin streaming video services.

Chicago area slammed by storms

CNN - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Severe thunderstorms moved through southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois Monday, bringing reports of likely tornado touchdowns and spotty damage.

Progress Seen in Cutting STDs

MedPage Today - Nancy Walsh - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Explain that syphilis cases did not increase among women for the first time in five years, and that rates of chlamydia increased only minimally in 2009.


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