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Elizabeth Edwards told not to treat spreading cancer

USA Today - Liz Szabo - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Matt Sayles, AP By Anne Godlasky, USA TODAY By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Elizabeth Edwards announced Monday that her cancer has taken a turn for the worse and has now spread to her liver.
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Founder of WikiLeaks Threatens to Release More Secret Dispatches

New York Times - Scott Shane, Charlie Savage - ‎43 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Julian Assange, the beleaguered founder of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, has threatened to release many more confidential diplomatic cables if legal action is taken against him or his organization.
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Obama announces tentative deal to extend Bush tax cuts

USA Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama just announced a tentative deal with Republicans on extending the sweeping tax cuts signed by President George W. Bush nearly a decade ago.
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Broncos Quickly Change Course and Dismiss McDaniels as Their Coach

New York Times - Judy Battista - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jack Dempsey/AP Josh McDaniels is the third coach fired in the middle of the season, following Wade Phillips and Brad Childress out the door.

Google to release new smartphone, new Android software

San Jose Mercury News - Mike Swift - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Nearly a year after Google unveiled its first branded smartphone in an unsuccessful bid to transform how consumers bought phones, the company on Monday unveiled its successor.

Clinton Says China Has Special Role With North Korea

BusinessWeek - Flavia Krause-Jackson - ‎4 hours ago‎
(Updates with comments by Clinton in second, sixth paragraph; adds Mullen visit in seventh paragraph.) Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said China has a “special role” to play in urging North Korea to ...

Aspirin Helps in Reducing Cancer Deaths, a Study Finds

New York Times - Roni Caryn Rabin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Many Americans take aspirin to lower their risk of heart disease, but a new study suggests a remarkable added benefit, reporting that patients who took aspirin regularly for a period of several years were 21 percent less likely ...

'The Walking Dead' Cast On The Season Finale & Season Two! - ‎3 hours ago‎
The first season of "The Walking Dead" is officially over, and it's pretty safe to say that AMC has a bona fide hit on their hands.

Appeals Court judges appear inclined to support gay marriage

San Jose Mercury News - Howard Mintz - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO -- With a menu of legal options, a federal appeals court on Monday appeared generally inclined to support the right of same-sex couples to marry in California.

Jets-Patriots game updates

Boston Globe - Chad Finn - ‎1 hour ago‎
10:49: Ron Brace, not Brandon Deaderick, is starting at defensive tackle in place of Mike Wright. This place right now is as loud as we've heard it all season.

Global Commodity Stocks Get a Bernanke Bounce

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comment that a further expansion of the central bank's asset-purchase program was possible sent commodity-related stocks higher in Asia and in Europe.

A Former Schools Chief Shapes Her Comeback

New York Times - Trip Gabriel - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ever since Michelle Rhee resigned under pressure as chancellor of the Washington, DC, schools in October, rumors have flown about her next move.

Pulling Back the Curtain on Fraud Inquiries

New York Times - Andrew Ross Sorkin - ‎1 hour ago‎
To hear Eric H. Holder Jr. tell it, the Justice Department is aggressively cracking down on financial fraud. On Monday in Washington, Mr.

TECH CHRONICLES - Facebook redesign upsets some users

San Francisco Chronicle - James Temple - ‎1 hour ago‎
Facebook on Sunday began to roll out revamped profile pages that integrate more images and reorganize personal information - and, as with nearly every major change by the social network to date, users immediately began to complain.

Don Meredith, Cowboys Quarterback And Cosell's Broadcast Foil, Dies at 72

New York Times - Douglas Martin, Bill Carter - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Don Meredith, a former star quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys who helped change the perception of professional football with the easy Texas charm and provocative wit he brought to its first prime-time telecasts on ...

AT&T is rated worst cellphone service provider by Consumer Reports

Los Angeles Times - Tiffany Hsu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The magazine, known for independent testing of consumer products, said AT&T came in last behind top scorer US Cellular. Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile also scored higher than the exclusive service provider of ...

Killing of Iranian Scientist Overshadows 6-Nation Nuclear Talks

BusinessWeek - Jonathan Tirone, Flavia Krause-Jackson - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- US and European diplomats resume a second round of talks with Iran today, seeking to shift the focus to the Persian Gulf nation's nuclear program instead of the death of one of its ...

Citigroup to Shed Government `Handcuffs' as Treasury Prepares Stake Sale

Bloomberg - Bradley Keoun, Donal Griffin - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Citigroup Inc., recipient of a $45 billion taxpayer-funded bailout in 2008, came a step closer to severing government ties as the US Treasury Department began selling its remaining stake ...

Bombers in Pakistan Strike Anti-Taliban Conference

New York Times - Ismail Khan, Salman Masood - ‎21 minutes ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Two suicide bombers dressed as police officers detonated explosive vests at a meeting of hundreds of people with the top civilian official in the tribal agency of Mohmand, killing more than 40 and ...

No Girl-Girl 'Dancing' for Ellen's Wife, Portia de Rossi

PopEater - Rob Shuter - ‎5 hours ago‎
Producers of ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' have decided that America isn't quite ready to see a same-sex couple on the ballroom floor after their only choice, Ellen Degeneres' wife Portia de Rossi, ...

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Oprah Winfrey weathers comical jabs

CNN International - Wendy Grossman - ‎4 hours ago‎
Oprah Winfrey endured some good-natured jokes about her wealth, influence and humanitarian work from the likes of Chris Rock, John Travolta and others at Sunday night's Kennedy Center Honors gala.

U.S. population estimates vary based on immigrants

USA Today - Haya El Nasser - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Mark Lennihan, AP By Haya El Nasser, USA TODAY The US population could be as high as 312.7 million and as low as 305.7 million, depending on the number of immigrants in the country, according to Census Bureau estimates released Monday.
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