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Cyber Monday Likely to Be Busiest Online...

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving, is the next in a series of days that stores ...
Cyber Monday sales could reach $1.5 billion
Cyber Monday: Shoppers on the digital prowl for deals
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Fiscal cliff: Will liberals jump?

The Star-Ledger - - ‎2 hours ago‎
Call them the cliff jumpers. A growing bloc of emboldened liberals say they're not afraid to watch defense spending get gouged and taxes go up on every American if a budget deal doesn't satisfy their priorities.
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Egypt's Mursi 'reaching out for a compromise'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi is due to meet senior judges to try to ease the crisis over the extension of his powers. A decree giving him sweeping new powers was announced on Thursday, sparking violent nationwide protests and leading to a 9% ...
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Cancer Patient Gets Wish, Giants Play Like Champs

ABC News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A week off, some rest and a poignant plea from a 15-year-old cancer patient got the New York Giants back on track. Now the rest of the NFL has something to worry about.
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Doha climate talks likely to generate more talk than action

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Despite mounting alarm about climate change, almost 200 nations meeting in Doha from Monday are likely to pay little more than lip service to the need to rein in rising greenhouse gas emissions.
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49ers Use Kaepernick, Defense to Top Saints 31-21

ABC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Dashon Goldson turned Marques Colston upside down just as the receiver leaped for a pass over the middle. As Colston landed on his head and lay motionless for several seconds, safety Donte Whitner snagged the deflected pass on New Orleans 42 and ...
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Hamas victim dragged through the streets of Gaza City Tuesday by motorcycle ...

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was a sight that shocked the world - the corpse of Ribhi Badawi being dragged through the streets of Gaza City Tuesday by a motorcycle as Hamas gunmen fired into the air.
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Bangladesh Factory Fire Sparks Outrage

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Global sourcing company Li & Fung has offered compensation to the families of workers killed in a fire at a Bangladesh garment factory that is one of its suppliers.
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Voters Shy Away On Spain Split

Wall Street Journal - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Voters in parliamentary elections in Spain's wealthy Catalonia region issued a rebuke to the leader who had sought to become the standard-bearer for forces seeking to secede from Spain, even as the ballot gave broad backing to pro-independence parties.
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Syrian rebels making advances

The Independent - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Syrian rebels are making significant advances in their battle against government forces, raising new questions about President Bashar Assad's ability to hold onto power and adding urgency to the quest by the international community for a unified and effective ...

GI's treatment focus of hearing in WikiLeaks case - ‎32 minutes ago‎
HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- An Army private charged in the biggest security breach in U.S. history is making his pretrial confinement an issue in his court-martial.
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Insider Crackdown Uses SAC Manager to Pivot to Healthcare Fraud

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP is at the center of the biggest insider case ever brought in a nationwide crackdown on illicit hedge fund trading -- one focusing on the exploitation of secret information on volatile health care ...
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UBS Fined $47.5 Million in Rogue Trading Scandal

New York Times - ‎18 minutes ago‎
LONDON - The British financial services regulator fined UBS on Monday for failing to prevent a $2.3 billion loss caused by a former trader.
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Dollar, Euro Lower Vs Yen, Eyes On Euro-Zone Meeting

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
The dollar and the euro edged lower against the yen during Asian trading Monday, giving back some gains from the recent weakening in the Japanese currency on expectations for bolder monetary easing to come.
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Obama does a little Christmas shopping on "Small Business Saturday"

CBS News - ‎Nov 24, 2012‎
Hoping to encourage other Americans to participate in "Small Business Saturday" as an alternative to big chain-friendly Black Friday, President Obama today visited an Arlington, Va.
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Gun sales on the rise after Obama's re-election

Houston Chronicle
7 hours ago
Written by
Erin Mulvaney
Owners of some Houston gun shops say they have noticed an increase of gun sales since President Barack Obama's re-election, and attribute the rush to the president's reference in a debate to renewing an assault rifle ban.
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Minecraft Reality for iOS finds a home for our blocky dreams in the real world ...

1 hour ago
Written by
Jon Fingas
While it's possible to translate the hours and hours spent building worlds in Minecraft to real objects, we wouldn't say the results always match the initial vision -- they're more likely to involve either a miniature 3D printout or the time and money spent on a ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note II passes 5m global sales

24 minutes ago
Written by
Chris Davies
Samsung's Galaxy Note II has passes the 5,000,000 sales mark, the company has announced, racking up two million of those sales in under a month.
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Rolling Stones kick off 50th anniversary tour

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Rolling Stones returned to the London stage on Sunday night in the first of five concerts to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
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Moviegoers Sink Teeth Into Twilight For Second Weekend

KYW Newsradio - ‎14 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The top three slots remained the same at the box office over Thanksgiving weekend. Breaking Dawn - Part 2, the final installment in the Twilight series, was first again, earning another $43 million after scoring the eighth biggest ...
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A shimmering 'Nutcracker' from Boston Ballet - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Boston Ballet's new “Nutcracker,” with its sleek and bejeweled costumes and spacious, regal sets, brings a softness and light - a wistful knowingness - to the venerable holiday classic.
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Online prices for SEC Championship tickets skyrocket

WSB Radio - ‎31 minutes ago‎
View Larger · Bulldogs win Governor's Cup. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJ. Gov. Nathan Deal presents the Governor's Cup to Mark Richt and the Georgia Bulldogs after defeating Georgia Tech 52-10 at Sanford Stadium on Nov. 24, 2012.
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Lack of hustle, focus, athleticism has Howland rethinking strategy

ESPN (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nor is it what anyone around the UCLA Bruins basketball program envisioned after coach Ben Howland signed Muhammad and three others in a heralded freshman class that was supposed to resurrect a muddling program.
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Brown out for season with broken leg

New York Post - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Tucked into last night's 38-10 rout of the Packers was a serious injury. Running back Andre Brown came out of the game with a broken fibula, ending his season.
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Armando Salguero: In rallying for win, Dolphins show resilience (registration) - ‎1 hour ago‎
This season, hanging by a string on multiple occasions Sunday, still offers intrigue today because these guys have a short memory and don't really give up regardless of what the score or the standings say.
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NASA has unprecedented view of Mars dust storm

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and two planet-based explorers are tracking a massive dust storm, offering scientists an opportunity to study the planet's weather like none they've had before.
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Cambridge center to study tech extinction risks

TG Daily - ‎11 hours ago‎
A proposed new center at Cambridge University will examine technologies, from biotechnology to artificial intelligence, that could perhaps threaten the future of our species.
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Sea snails' shells dissolving in Earth's increasingly acidic oceans, study says

CNN (blog) - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Until recently, the main threat to the lives of sea butterflies, tiny snails with winglike lobes that float in ocean currents, had been the fish and birds that rely on them as an important source of food.
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Prescribe morning-after pills in advance, say pediatricians

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Sharon Begley. NEW YORK | Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:08am EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wading into the incendiary subject of birth control for young teenagers, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday called on the nation's pediatricians to ...
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OBGYNs: Birth control pills should be sold over the counter

Nov 24, 2012
Written by
Laura Miller
No prescription or doctor's exam needed: The nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says birth control pills should be sold over the counter, like condoms.