USA Today - 2 hours ago
President Obama confirmed he will make an Afghanistan announcement "shortly," but declined to say how many more US troops he would deploy and how he might pay for them.
Video: Raw Video: Obama Greets Indian PM at White House The Associated Press
US Strategy on Afghanistan Will Contain Many Messages New York Times
New York Times - - 45 minutes ago
MANILA - The death toll in Monday's election violence rose to 52 on Wednesday, the Philippine authorities said, as six more bodies were recovered.
Toll rises in Philippines massacre Aljazeera.net
The Associated Press - 6 minutes ago
ANAHEIM, Calif. - A wind-driven wildfire broke out south of Los Angeles Tuesday night as late season Santa Ana winds blasted down burning slopes toward homes.
Wildfire spreads along 241 Toll Road just east of Anaheim Hills Los Angeles Times
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The defence secretary is to announce details of an inquiry into alleged war crimes by UK soldiers in Iraq. Bob Ainsworth will set out the terms of the probe into claims 20 Iraqis were murdered and nine others tortured at a UK base after a fire-fight in ...
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Britain begins more soul searching on Iraq ABC Online
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Ha'aretz - - 4 hours ago
It's doubtful the organizers of the International Conference on Palestinian Prisoners ever believed it would get this kind of media exposure.
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The Detroit News - 1 hour ago
Washington -- Gov. Jennifer Granholm feasted on an elaborate array of vegetarian dishes and listened to the National Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday night at the first state dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle.
A Stylish State Dinner, With Typos New York Times
Fresno Bee - - 59 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's choice of moderate Republican Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor is unwelcome news for two Valley politicians seeking the same job in the 2010 election.
Editorial: Maldonado a good pick for lieutenant governor San Jose Mercury News
On Leno Show, Schwarzenegger Announces Maldonado Will be Lt. Governor HispanicBusiness.com
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, pondering a future in politics, is trying to wipe away his image as an enemy of Latino immigrants by positioning himself as a champion of that fast-growing ethnic bloc.
Lou Dobbs Weighs Senate Run, as a Steppingstone New York Times
Lou Dobbs Reaches Out To Latinos Huffington Post (blog)
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average rose 0.4 percent in choppy trade on Wednesday as shares of exporters such as Sony Corp (6758.
Tokyo stocks up on bargain buys (Roundup) Monsters and Critics.com
Reuters - - 28 minutes ago
TOKYO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Gold struck a record high for a second time this week, rising above $1178 an ounce on Wednesday, as the dollar slipped and a newspaper reported that India was "open to buying" more gold from the International ...
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
HANOI -- Vietnam will devalue its currency and raise interest rates, bowing to market forces that have long pressured the dong and acted as a drain on the country's foreign-exchange reserves.
ChannelWeb - - 8 hours ago
An e-mail hack that exposed thousands of private e-mails and documents about global warming from a University of East Anglia climate change research center indicates a shifting paradigm for e-mail as a means of "private" ...
Global Warming With the Lid Off Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
BEIJING, Nov 25 (Reuters) - China will demand next month's Copenhagen climate summit culminates in a real deal, Xinhua news agency quoted a Chinese negotiator as saying, but appears to have accepted that a legally binding agreement must wait until 2010 ...
Report Aims to Clarify Climate Risk for Diplomats New York Times
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
'We have, in general, a bias toward free speech,' a Google spokesman says, explaining that offensiveness alone is not a reason to remove the image from the search index.
Google to retain Michelle Obama's offensive image The Money Times
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donny Osmond danced his way to victory on Tuesday, winning the 9th season of the hit ABC television show "Dancing With the Stars" after wowing the judges with his irrepressible determination and final tango.
Donny Osmond wins season nine of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' New York Daily News
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Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
Adam Lambert has taken the better part of a year to unfold his shiny wings on national television. He finally took flight Sunday on the American Music Awards -- but not in the direction that many, including some devoted fans, had hoped.
Reuters - - 2 hours ago
By Carl diorio LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - There's no doubt that "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" will rise to the top of the domestic box office again over the coming long holiday weekend.
'Ninja Assassin' kills as an action movie but not much else Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles Times - - 17 minutes ago
The Lakers have started to hit their stride, winning four consecutive games, all of them by double digits. The latest victims were the New York Knicks.
Knicks Arrive Late, and Leave Disappointed New York Times
Kobe scores 34 in Lakers' 100-90 win over Knicks The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 38 minutes ago
He arrived in Washington more than 75 years ago, the gangly son of a Russian metal worker named Morris Pollinovsky who came to America a poor man speaking no English.
Wizards honor Abe Pollin's death with thrilling win San Jose Mercury News
'A very tough loss' for Wizards Washington Times
San Francisco Chronicle - - 2 hours ago
Trailing by nine points with six minutes to go Tuesday, Monta Ellis provided the loudest voice in the Warriors' huddle. With the athletic trainers trying to massage the cramps out of his tired calves, Ellis insisted that his team wasn't out of the game ...
Six Warriors make Dallas Mavericks look defenseless in 111-103 loss Dallas Morning News
Ellis, Morrow lead Warriors past Mavericks 111-103 The Associated Press
West Central Tribune - - 49 minutes ago
WILLMAR - Vaccine availability for H1N1 novel influenza is being expanded to all health priority groups, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday.
H1N1 cases decline again in Minn.; 1 death confirmed Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Associated Press - - 1 hour ago
SHANGHAI - The virus that causes AIDS is now spreading fastest in China through heterosexual sex, a trend demanding new strategies to stave off a rebound in the epidemic after years of progress in containing it, a United Nations report said.
Global HIV rates declining MiamiHerald.com
U.S. News & World Report - - 16 hours ago
TUESDAY, Nov. 24 (healthday News) -- The world of cancer screening has been upended in the past two weeks. Not only did the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) just raise the age at which it recommends women get their first ...
Cancer-test advice decried Louisville Courier-Journal
CNN - - Nov 23, 2009
(CNN) -- Despite some signs that the economy is on the mend, a lack of confidence from consumers and companies alike may hamper job growth during the next few months, economists say.
CBS News - Nov 23, 2009
Rotting, damaged drywall. George and Brenda Brincku and their family had to abandon their dream house because of noxious fumes and health concerns tied to contaminated drywall.
FOXNews - Nov 21, 2009
In 2007, a British High Court judge ruled that Al Gore's global warming film contained nine significant errors and should no longer be screened in schools unless accompanied by guidance notes to balance Gore's "one-sided" views.
CNN - - Nov 23, 2009
(CNN) -- Huston Smith sat at the bedside of his firstborn child, watching her life ebb away. "I have no complaints," Karen Smith told her father.
New York Times - - Nov 23, 2009
As the festival of mandatory gratitude looms into view, allow me to offer a few suggestions on what, exactly, you should be thankful for.