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The goal of the Afghanistan surge is limited: to break the Taliban's momentum by July 2011. Plenty of US troops will remain in Afghanistan after that to continue work on longer-term goals, said Defense Secretary Robert Gates Sunday.
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Delegates from 192 countries are gathering in the Danish capital Copenhagen for the opening of the long-awaited UN summit on climate change.
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Athens, Greece (CNN) -- The anniversary of a fatal police shooting triggered a new riot in Greece's capital Sunday, with protesters occupying a university building and throwing rocks and burning garbage at police.
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The Italian lawyers for US college student Amanda Knox say their client has lost a battle but not the war. They're already preparing to appeal her murder conviction.
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SIOUX CITY - Hundreds of fans of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin gathered at a bookstore in Sioux City, Iowa, waiting early Sunday morning for Palin to arrive and begin autographing copies of her book, “Going Rogue.
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Los Angeles Times - - 6 hours ago
Mary D. Glasspool is the first such choice since the national church lifted a ban on gays in its highest ordained ministry. She and Diane M. Jardine Bruce are also the diocese's first female bishops.
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By Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY By Blake Morrison and Peter Eisler, USA TODAY For the second time this year, a Fresno beef company is recalling thousands of pounds of ground beef contaminated with a drug-resistant strain of salmonella.
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A team led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology spread the wealth far and wide to locate 10 red balloons in undisclosed locations across the country on Saturday and win a $40000 cash prize from the Pentagon's think tank.
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Boston Globe - - 18 hours ago
Kyle Kelley of West Roxbury put on a brave face as a public health nurse wiped a spot on his arm and gave him a quick shot of the H1N1 vaccine.
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New York Times - - Dec 1, 2009
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Wall Street Journal - - Dec 4, 2009
It was a peaceful song that became a wartime classic. Its unorthodox, melancholy melody—and mere 54 words, expressing the simple yearning for a return to happier times—sounded instantly familiar when sung by America's favorite ...
Los Angeles Times - Nov 29, 2009
The decision of USC Coach Pete Carroll to have Matt Barkley throw a touchdown pass in the final minute of Saturday night's 28-7 victory against UCLA is provoking talk in the high school coaching ranks over sportsmanship.
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - - Nov 15, 2009
Hakeem Nicks has smashed the perception that rookie wide receivers can't contribute. Lately, Nicks has been the Giants' most reliable receiver; he has 21 catches for 389 yards and 4 TDs in the past six games.
Wall Street Journal - - Dec 5, 2009
The Connecticut senator, free of partisan loyalties, has a pivotal role in the health-care debate. By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL 'About two months ago my wife and I were out with another couple, and they said 'So, how's it going?