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UN and EU officials have welcomed the US declaration that greenhouse gases are threatening to human health. An EU spokesman said the announcement showed "a degree of resolve" on the part of President Barack Obama to address climate change.
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By AP KABUL (AP) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived late Monday in Afghanistan with plans to assure officials and American troops there that the United States is committed to winning the war despite plans to begin pulling forces out in 2011.
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AP LAHORE, Pakistan -- Twin blasts at a market in eastern Pakistan killed up to 48 people as militants struck back amid an army offensive against the Taliban, but the country's president said the bombings would not deter the government ...
Death Toll From Blasts In Pakistan's Lahore Up To 49 - Police Wall Street Journal
At least 46 killed in Pakistan bombings Los Angeles Times
Reuters - - 41 minutes ago
TOKYO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Japan's ruling coalition compiled an $81 billion economic stimulus budget as it tries to avoid a return to recession, but fresh spending falls short of a cure for an economy dependent on exports and suffering from deflation and ...
Japan Puts Forth an $80.6 Billion Stimulus Package New York Times
Los Angeles Times - - 2 hours ago
The demonstrations are more widespread than those after the disputed June 12 election, which is still the main cause of the outrage.
Video: Raw Video: Thousands Protest in Iran The Associated Press
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WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are considering a significant expansion of Medicare and Medicaid, the health programs for the elderly and the poor, as part of a package of potential changes to health-overhaul legislation ...
Senate turns to health bill's major obstacles Washington Post
Chicago Tribune - - 2 hours ago
On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Ralph Laedtke was working on a medical support vessel in Pearl Harbor when the sound of nearby torpedoing rumbled through his ship.
'NOVA' looks at Japanese midget sub in Pearl Harbor attack Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 1 hour ago
The crowd reacts as the vote was taken on a bill to legalize gay marriage. The bill passed, 7-6. By DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI TRENTON - The battle over same-sex marriage in New Jersey headed toward a legislative showdown Monday night, when a bill that would ...
Senate panel clears same-sex marriage The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Reuters - - 40 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Tuesday and the yen rose after senior Federal Reserve officials curbed speculation of a quick rise in US rates that had sent the greenback smartly higher after a promising jobs report last week.
Video: Bernanke: Too Early to Declare Lasting Recovery The Associated Press
WORLD FOREX: Dollar, Euro Down Vs Yen As Japanese Exporters Sell Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times - - 36 minutes ago
As banks recover and repay some of the bailout money, the government is looking to use those billions for federal jobs programs. By Jim Puzzanghera and Christi Parsons Reporting from Washington - President Obama is looking to use bailout money that ...
Obama preparing new push to add jobs, tackle deficit Washington Post
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Dec. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Canadian employers plan to increase hiring in the first quarter of 2010, signaling companies may be set to raise output, according to a survey by Manpower Inc. The net employment outlook, which subtracts ...
Survey: Job market stabilizing Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
BusinessWeek - - 35 minutes ago
Even small changes to the world's most-used search engine inevitably changes how hundreds of millions of people use the Web. In the past few days, Google introduced two big features which could have major implications for the future of online search ...
New York Times - - 4 hours ago
Boxee, a start-up that is trying to bring the boundless selection of Web video to the living-room television, said on Monday that it would put its software into a set-top box that will go on sale next year.
Boxee debuts Boxee Box, ready to take on Roku VentureBeat
D-Link builds a Boxee Box TG Daily
Wired News - - 2 hours ago
On a cold and windy night at the Mojave Air and Space Port, the VSS Enterprise was unveiled to the public tonight. Attached to its mother ship, the vehicle better known as spaceshiptwo is expected to be the first commercial spacecraft ...
Spaceship debut causes chills msnbc.com
Boston Herald - - 1 hour ago
The distraught wife of Tiger Woods has reportedly moved out of the couple's Florida manse, as her embattled husband yesterday was linked to a notorious porn star and his alleged tomcatting tally reached 10.
Tiger Woods Admitted to Hospital as OD TMZ.com (blog)
TMZ.com (blog) - 33 minutes ago
Tiger Woods will not be showing up for his best friend's wedding this weekend, where he was scheduled to serve as best man. Woods' childhood friend, Bryon Bell, is getting hitched in South Carolina on Saturday.
People: More alleged mistresses surface Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Exposure as false idol proves Tiger's naiveté - and ours Minneapolis Star Tribune
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
Turns out Alexa Ray Joel took a handful of the homeopathic anti-inflammatory Traumeel on Saturday, then freaked out and called 911 on her own, the New York Post reports.
Alexa Ray Joel cancels performance at the New York Stock Exchange New York Daily News
New York Times - 50 minutes ago
By AP GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes, but the Baltimore Ravens rallied for two touchdowns in the span of 30 seconds to cut Green Bay's lead to 17-14 after three quarters on a chilly Monday night.
Ravens fall in flag-filled affair Baltimore Sun
Packers beat Ravens 27-14 in mistake-filled game Kansas City Star
San Francisco Chronicle - - 57 minutes ago
(12-07) 21:29 PST -- Toby Gerhart was named Monday as one of five finalists for the Heisman Trophy. If he wins the award Saturday night in New York, he would be the second player from Stanford to do it in the award's 75-year history.
Suh wins Nagurski Trophy Seattle Post Intelligencer
USA Today - - 2 hours ago
By Eileen Blass, USA TODAY By Gary Graves, USA TODAY PHILADELPHIA - Allen Iverson took 13 seconds Monday night to mark his return to the Philadelphia 76ers, albeit a missed layup, but his first court time in a month answered any questions about ...
For Iverson, Cheers and Then Reality, a 76ers Loss New York Times
Iverson's return breathes life into weary Sixers fans Philadelphia Daily News
Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
Yadira Ramirez holds her daughter Amanda Ramirez, 2, at an H1N1 vaccination clinic at in Dallas. Swine flu rates declined for the fifth straight week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
Cancer diagnoses and deaths continued to decline in the US, according to the latest available data, helped by efforts to reduce risk, provide early detection and develop therapies.
US Cancer Cases, Deaths Continue to Drop U.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
Stock pickers are touting health care as ripe for a rally, even with the details of a proposed health-care overhaul bill still up in the air.
Americans Don't Understand the Public Option! (This is News?) Atlantic Online
Senate, House health care proposals compared Columbia Missourian
Wall Street Journal - - Dec 6, 2009
ANGUILLA, British West Indies -- Robert Sillerman amassed a billion-dollar fortune buying and selling media and entertainment companies.
CNN - - 6 hours ago
goodguide says Mister Squiggles, one of the Zhu Zhu hamsters, has unsafe levels of antimony. (CNN) -- A consumer Web site on Monday clarified its previous announcement that one of the hottest-selling toys of the holiday season contains high levels of a ...
New York Times - - Dec 6, 2009
From left, Adam Dean, Donahue Lovelace and Eddy Delahoz, all of whom attend the Institute of Audio Research, at the Best Buy in Union Square.
TIME - - 12 hours ago
President Obama knows that the Afghan war is going badly, but he insists that the specter of an al-Qaeda comeback makes Afghanistan a "war of necessity.
CNN - - Dec 4, 2009
Rachel Uchitel, left, pictured at a 2005 fashion show, is one of the women allegedly being linked with Tiger Woods. (CNN) -- It is an around-the-clock affair for news organizations hoping to break the latest information in ...