Top Stories

House passes immigration Dream Act

Los Angeles Times - Lisa Mascaro, Kathleen Hennessey - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The bill gives young illegal immigrants a path to citizenship if they enroll in college or enlist in the military. Supporters call its passage historic - but Democrats probably don't have enough votes to get it through the Senate.
Politico - New York Times - San Jose Mercury News - Reuters

China crackdown on dissent ahead of Nobel ceremony

CNN International - Steven Jiang - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A policeman tries to stop photos being taken outside the house of the wife of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, in Beijing on October 13.
USA Today - Sydney Morning Herald - New York Times - The Associated Press

US Returns to Shuttle Diplomacy for Mideast Talks

BusinessWeek - Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, Flavia Krause-Jackson - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) -- US President Barack Obama is reviving Middle East shuttle diplomacy by dispatching envoy George Mitchell to the region next week, after direct talks between Israel and the ...
Voice of America - Jerusalem Post - TIME - Washington Post

View as:ListSectionsTwo column News for you

This section will adapt to show news about your interests. Choose how often you like to read news from each section and add topics you follow.
Examples: Astronomy, New England Patriots, White House
How often do you read:NeverSometimesAlways

Hackers strike at MasterCard to support WikiLeaks

BusinessWeek - Raphael G. Satter, Jill Lawless - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Visa, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank, Sarah Palin and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder ...

Do Jobless Benefits Raise Unemployment?

BusinessWeek - Peter Coy - ‎1 hour ago‎
For Democrats, the timing was awkward. On Dec. 7, the morning after President Barack Obama announced a tax-and-spending deal with congressional Republicans that will extend unemployment benefits for another 13 months, the Bureau of Labor ...

Florida officials hasten to replace Urban Meyer

USA Today - Kelly Whiteside - ‎59 minutes ago‎
By Dave Martin, AP By Kelly Whiteside, USA TODAY For Florida athletics director Jeremy Foley, the process of hiring a football coach to replace Urban Meyer, who announced Wednesday that he was stepping down, will begin immediately and probably take two ...

Google Chrome OS Has Enterprise Friend in Citrix

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎1 hour ago‎
Citrix Systems has pledged its support for Google Chrome OS in 2011. The company will pair its Citrix Receiver virtualization app with Chrome OS netbooks for its customers.

Elizabeth Edwards' Final Days: New Details

CBS News - ‎5 hours ago‎
In Elizabeth Edwards' final hours, she was surrounded by loved ones, including her children, her estranged husband and close friends.

US urges restraint in Korea, pressures China

Reuters - Kim Jae-hwan - ‎43 minutes ago‎
US Admiral Mike Mullen (L), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his South Korean counterpart General Han Min-koo, attend a joint news conference at the defence ministry in Seoul December 8, 2010.

Diddy, Yoko Ono And More Remember John Lennon - Mawuse Ziegbe - ‎4 hours ago‎
On the 30th anniversary of his death Wednesday (December 8), fans participated in Lennon tributes across the globe - including a diverse lineup of Lennon's high-profile acolytes and members of his family who shared ...

Amber alert issued in Florida for missing Virginia girl

CNN International - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Florida authorities issued an alert late Wednesday night for a 12-year-old girl that police believe was abducted in Virginia by the boyfriend of her dead mother.

Police link ex-convict to death of Hollywood publicist

Reuters - Alex Dobuzinskis - ‎4 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police investigating the slaying of a leading Hollywood publicist said on Wednesday that lab tests show a match between the presumed murder weapon and the gun a suspect used to kill himself when officers ...

Celtics Learn From Previous Mistakes, Bury Carmelo Anthony-Less Nuggets - Evans Clinchy - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Three weeks ago, the Celtics took the floor at the TD Garden for a nationally televised Friday night contest with a little extra hop in their step.

Surgeon general says a whiff of cigarette smoke can hurt you

Los Angeles Times - Linda Shrieves - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Even secondhand smoke leads to inflammation and injury to tissues throughout the body and can cause many diseases, a report says. By Linda Shrieves, Orlando Sentinel Any exposure to tobacco smoke can cause immediate damage to your body, according to a ...

At climate summit, the real action is behind the scenes

Washington Post - William Booth, Juliet Eilperin Washington - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Washington Post's Juliet Eilperin talks with Collin Beck, the Solomon Islands' permanent representative to the United Nations, at the UN climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico.

Senate approves delaying Medicare pay cut

Los Angeles Times - Noam N. Levey - ‎1 hour ago‎
The move would postpone a 25% reduction in doctors' fees for another year. President Obama urges lawmakers to work on a permanent solution.

UN says Ouattara won Ivorian poll - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Security Council issues statement saying Alassane Ouattara won the election against Laurent Gbagbo, the incumbent. The UN security council has backed Alassane Ouattara as the winner of Cote d'Ivoire's disputed presidential election after days of ...

Red Sox fire another salvo, add Crawford - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The Red Sox have pulled off another stunning move. Days after acquiring Adrian Gonzalez from the Padres, Boston agreed to a seven-year, $142 million deal with free-agent outfielder Carl Crawford.

Rape claims, WikiLeaks and internet freedom

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
Many women in both Sweden and Britain will wonder at the unusual zeal with which Julian Assange is being pursued for rape allegations (Report, 8 December).

For Depp, working with Jolie on 'Tourist' nearly a vacation

Boston Herald - Stephen Schaefer - ‎18 minutes ago‎
As Frank Tupelo in “The Tourist,” which opens tomorrow, Johnny Depp is a Wisconsin math teacher, a widower whose life is upended by a mysterious woman (Angelina Jolie) on a Paris-to-Venice train.

How About Crawford and Greinke, Not Lee?

New York Times - Tyler Kepner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tony Dejak/AP Zach Greinke has two years and $27 million remaining on his contract with the Kansas City Royals, who are listening to trade proposals.

Senate, for Just the 8th Time, Votes to Oust a Federal Judge

New York Times - Jennifer Steinhauer - ‎46 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Wednesday found Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr. of Federal District Court in Louisiana guilty on four articles of impeachment and removed him from the bench, the first time the Senate has ousted a federal ...

Splashdown! A sense of space deja vu - Charles Anisi - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Alan Boyle says:SpaceX's Dragon capsule was launched aboard a Falcon 9 rocket rising from Florida, and at the end of its flight the Dragon parachuted down into the Pacific Ocean, 500 miles off the coast of Southern California.

 - ‎25 minutes ago‎
 - Kim Jae-hwan - ‎43 minutes ago‎
 - ‎41 minutes ago‎

Google Fast Flip