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AP Lawmakers are prepared to back Obama's plan to send 30000 more troops to Afghanistan after getting assurances that some soldiers and Marines will begin withdrawing in July 2011.
Obama's Afghanistan strategy has a familiar look Los Angeles Times
FOXNews - 57 minutes ago
AP At the jobs forum, Obama plans to defend his administration's handling of the economy and argue that it would be in far worse shape had Congress not passed the huge stimulus bill earlier this year.
Obama puts renewed focus on job creation USA Today
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON - After more than two days of Senate debate on sweeping health care legislation, Democrats and Republicans said Wednesday that they had broken an impasse over the seemingly simple question of how and ...
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UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- UN General Assembly President Ali Treki Wednesday added his voice to a chorus of UN concern over the weekend referendum in Switzerland which outlawed the erection of new minarets, his spokesman said.
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New York Times - - 5 hours ago
Chechen separatists took responsibility on Wednesday for the bombing of a luxury train last week that killed 26 people in Russia, but the authorities gave no indication that the claim was credible.
Chechen Separatists Claim Responsibility for Russian Train Blast The Epoch Times
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
MEXICO CITY - The Honduran Congress voted Wednesday night against restoring the ousted president, Manuel Zelaya, to office to serve out the last two months of his term, throwing into further disarray an American-backed plan to end ...
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ALBANY, NY - The New York state Senate decisively rejected a bill yesterday that would have allowed gay couples to wed, providing a major victory for those who oppose same-sex marriage and underscoring the deep and emotional ...
Video: Raw Video: New York Senate Rejects Gay Marriage The Associated Press
Gay marriage bill suffers a decisive defeat in NY State Senate Washington Post
CNN - - 41 minutes ago
Michaele and Tareq Salahi have been asked to appear Thursday at House Committee on Homeland Security hearing. Rep. Bennie Thompson says Salahis could be subpoenaed if they don't appear (CNN) -- The couple who allegedly showed up uninvited to last ...
White House accepts some blame for dinner crashers Los Angeles Times
CNN - - 34 minutes ago
Michelle Obama says some of this year's holiday decorations were left over from prior administrations. Washington (CNN) -- Unveiling the White House Christmas tree and holiday decorations, ...
Video: White House Unveils Holiday Decorations The Associated Press
Obamas welcome Christmas Chicago Tribune
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
Bank of America Corp. reached an agreement to repay $45 billion in federal bailout funds and escape pay restrictions and other curbs imposed by the US government.
BofA gets US approval to repay its $45-billion TARP debt in full Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 41 minutes ago
TOKYO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The yen and the dollar fell on Thursday after Bank of America said it would repay $45 billion of taxpayer bailout funds, boosting investor confidence and trimming safety bids in those currencies.
WORLD FOREX: Dollar, Euro Up Vs Yen On Bank Of America News Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Ben S. Bernanke, who led the most expansive use of the Federal Reserve's powers in its 96-year history, may fight efforts to curtail its authority and independence during his confirmation hearing ...
Sanders puts hold on Bernanke nomination MarketWatch
Here's What to Ask Bernanke Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 4 hours ago
GOP members of Congress ask the administration to put climate-change measures on hold because messages from scientists in Britain appear to cast doubt on the idea of man-made warming.
CNET News - - 8 hours ago
If you thought that all wireless carriers know just how good their competitors' networks are, you might be suffering from a dropped conception.
AT&T, Verizon Bury Legal Hatchet -- For Now ChannelWeb
Register - 2 hours ago
Microsoft is committed to an open online strategy to include partners and developers and build market share, while unveiling updates to Bing with a decidedly Microsoft flavor.
3 ways Bing is ahead of Google VentureBeat
Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago
People will disagree over the nominees. But can they agree that this nomination telecast isn't worthy? This year's Grammy nominations promise to inspire loud raspberry choruses from several corners of the popular music world.
10 Grammy Nods for Beyoncé New York Times
Beyonce rules Grammys with ten nominations; Taylor Swift garners eight nods New York Daily News
Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago
He makes an apologetic statement on his website as tabloids continue to run with the story and others wonder about the 'smotherage' of the reporting on his personal life.
Video: Into the Woods: Why Men Stray The Associated Press
Tiger's Mistress -- I Lied For Him TMZ.com (blog)
Los Angeles Times - - 5 hours ago
By John Horn >>> With a college application acceptance rate of 7.5%, landing a chance to travel to New Haven, Conn., is a cakewalk compared to catching an invitation to Park City, Utah: For next January's Sundance festival, 1058 features were submitted ...
Sundance Tries to Hone Its Artsy Edge New York Times
USA Today - - 3 hours ago
By Matt Sullivan, Reuters By Erik Brady and Steve DiMeglio, USA TODAY When a grateful nation sat down to Thanksgiving dinner, Tiger Woods was known simply as the greatest golfer on the planet - a brand name in golf shoes with a public image as neatly ...
Mark Purdy: Tiger Woods drove his personal life into public San Jose Mercury News
The company Tiger keeps Washington Post
Los Angeles Times - 8 minutes ago
New Jersey establishes mark for worst start in a season in a 117-101 defeat to the Dallas Mavericks. East Rutherford, NJ - The New Jersey Nets were pounded into NBA infamy Wednesday night, falling to the Dallas Mavericks, 117-101, for their 18th ...
Nothing but Nets! nj's worst ever Boston Herald
Washington Post - - 19 hours ago
Tiger Woods received a traffic citation for careless driving that will cost him $164 and four points on his Florida license, but the Florida Highway Patrol said during a news conference Tuesday it had no evidence to pursue any criminal ...
At Chevron, Tiger still dominates the conversation FOXSports.com
Boston Globe - - 25 minutes ago
In a clear sign that vaccine supplies are becoming more bountiful, Boston-area health departments will distribute thousands of shots and nasal sprays against swine flu during major public immunization drives in coming days.
Video: Area H1N1 flu shot clinics KXAN.com
H1N1 'registry' is called a fraud News & Observer
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Members of the task force tell a House hearing that women in their 40s should begin getting breast exam procedures whenever they want.
Video: Task Force Says It Poorly Communicated Breast Cancer Guidelines The Associated Press
Panel clarifies mammogram advice Boston Globe
MiamiHerald.com - - 1 hour ago
AP WASHINGTON -- Scientists can start using taxpayer dollars to do research with 13 batches of embryonic stem cells, and the government says dozens more cell lines should be available soon to open a new era for the potentially ...
US approves 'ethical' human stem cell lines Telegraph.co.uk
SI.com - Nov 29, 2009
Musings, observations and the occasional insight in a rather lackluster Week 12 that clearly will save its best for last: Patriots at Saints, where I'll be Monday night in a jacked-to-the-gills Superdome in New Orleans .
Los Angeles Times - - 9 hours ago
They'll also need to have higher minimum credit scores under changes announced by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan. By Jim Puzzanghera and Alejandro Lazo Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington Alejandro Lazo -- Thousands of Southern California home ...
CNN - - 10 hours ago
This work by British painter Ozias Humphry is the only known oil painting of Jane Austen, believed to be aged about 14. London, England (CNN) -- It is a truth universally acknowledged -- or nearly so -- that Jane Austen, ...
New York Times - Dec 1, 2009
ONE hundred and fifty years ago today, the most successful terrorist in American history was hanged at the edge of this Shenandoah Valley town.
Huffington Post (blog) - Nov 29, 2009
Us Weekly has screamed it on covers and the New York Post did the same on Sunday (Brangelina's SEXY SECRETS), but are Brad and Angelina really fighting constantly and breaking up in the near future as an upcoming book claims?