CNN International - - 14 hours ago
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admits to an extramarital affair during a June news conference at the state Capitol in Columbia. Jenny Sanford says she's filing for divorce from Gov.
Video: SC First Lady Asks for a Divorce From Governor The Associated Press
Jenny Sanford files for divorce from South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford Los Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal - - 6 hours ago
COPENHAGEN -- The United Nations proposed that rich countries pay to help poor ones curb pollution, while cutting their own emissions by at least 75% and possibly more than 95% by 2050 -- a suggestion that heightened tensions ...
As climate draft circulates, hard bargaining starts Philadelphia Inquirer
Bloomberg - - 32 minutes ago
By Anthony dipaola and Kadhim Ajrash Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- OAO Lukoil and partner Statoil ASA won the bidding for rights to develop the “super giant” West Qurna phase two crude deposit, the largest in today's second- round of bidding by foreign ...
Russia-Norway team wins bid for Iraqi oil field The Associated Press
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CNN International - - 14 hours ago
Prime Minister Gordon Brown and President Nicolas Sarkozy announce to pledge billions in fighting climate change. London, England (CNN) -- European Union leaders have agreed to pledge 7.2 billion euros ($10.6 billion) to help ...
First new EU summit shows old indecision The Associated Press
Los Angeles Times - - 1 hour ago
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates says world powers soon will agree on 'significant additional sanctions.' Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warns Latin American nations will face 'consequences' if they 'flirt' with the Islamic Republic.
us starts push to punish Iran Chicago Tribune
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
An apparent US missile strike along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan is believed to have killed a top al-Qaeda operations planner this week, US counterterrorism officials said Friday.
Qaeda Planner in Pakistan Killed by Drone New York Times
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Los Angeles Times - - 5 hours ago
The operation netted 96 in LA County and focused on convicted criminals, those who had ignored deportation orders or who were deported and reentered the United States.
Immigration Officials Arrest 300 in California New York Times
Feds Target Illegal Immigrants With Criminal Pasts Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats scrambled on Friday to resolve a stalemate over whether to permit imports of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and elsewhere as part of a larger effort to overhaul the US healthcare system.
Senate health debate hits snag over imported drugs Los Angeles Times
Import Proposal Threatens Drug Profits New York Times (blog)
NECN - 10 hours ago
(NECN: Brian Burnell) - Vice President Joe Biden hit the campaign trail in Connecticut today, in support of Senator Chris Dodd. Dodd is seeking re-election in 2010.
In Connecticut, Biden Stumps for Dodd New York Times (blog)
The Associated Press - - 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON - The House passed the most ambitious restructuring of federal financial regulations since the New Deal on Friday, aiming to head off any replay of last year's Wall Street failures that plunged the nation deep into recession.
Changes to financial rules OK'd Baltimore Sun
NJ.com - - 50 minutes ago
PHILADELPHIA Authorities announced Friday the break-up of a large, multi-state drug trafficking operation which brought narcotics from south of the border deep into the heart of South Jersey.
16 Hammonton residents accused in crystal-meth bust Press of Atlantic City
Detroit Free Press - - 1 hour ago
BusinessWeek - - 2 hours ago
By William mcquillen (Bloomberg) - Apple Inc. (AAPL), maker of the iPod and iTunes music software, said it filed a countersuit claiming that Nokia Oyj (NOK) is infringing its technology.
V3.co.uk - 1 hour ago
Facebook has eased off on new privacy settings which left users friend lists open for viewing. The company said in a blog posting that it would be changing the settings to allow users to hide some of the friend list data, preventing other Facebook ...
3 Facebook Privacy Mistakes ChannelWeb
BusinessWeek - - Dec 10, 2009
Two years ago this week, on the island of Bali, representatives of 180 nations agreed on an ambitious timeline for reaching a global agreement to address climate change.
The silliness of Climategate Los Angeles Times
Enemies unite to go for the kill at Copenhagen Times of India
FOXNews - - 17 hours ago
Director James Cameron is known for innovations in movie technology. How does he make the blue aliens in Avatar look real on the big screen?
Video: James Cameron's Avatar Movie Story Behind The Scenes Featurette HD Santa Barbara Arts TV
James Cameron talks 'Avatar': Exclusive quotes from this week's issue Entertainment Weekly
Philadelphia Daily News - 1 hour ago
By RABBI GEORGE M. STERN Rabbi George M. Stern is executive director of the Neighborhood Interfaith Movement. I LIKE to think of Hanukkah as a profoundly American holiday.
Hanukkah is celebration of light - and life The Tennessean
Boston Herald - - 8 hours ago
Ina stunning display of artistic prowess, Clint Eastwood's string of late-career hits remains unbroken. “Invictus,” Eastwood's depiction of South African President Nelson Mandela's plan to use the national rugby team to unite the ...
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Philadelphia Daily News - 1 hour ago
With one brilliant display of brute force, Ndamukong Suh altered the Heisman Trophy race like no other player this season. In 1 night, the Nebraska defensive tackle went from Heisman dark horse to fast-finishing finalist and might have shaken the big, ...
Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh adds excitement to Heisman race Detroit Free Press
Boston Globe - - 1 hour ago
Another day, another Tiger Woods story. This one, though, packs plenty of substance, without any of the gossipy speculation and sordid accusations that have dogged and embarrassed Woods for the past two weeks.
Video: Tiger Woods Admits Infidelity, Takes Golf Break The Associated Press
Woods' decision personal, but Parry critical The Associated Press
Philadelphia Daily News - - 1 hour ago
IT'S ABOUT missed potentially game-winning open jumpers at the end of games; it's loose balls that always seem to be gobbled up by the other team; it's playing good defense for 23 seconds, only to see a prayer drained at the end of the ...
Rockets hand 76ers their 12th straight loss, 96-91 Los Angeles Times
Streak toughest Jordan's faced Cherry Hill Courier Post
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New York Times - - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders hit a rough patch Friday in their push for sweeping health care legislation, as they tried to fend off criticism of their proposals from a top Medicare official, Republicans and ...
Report: Senate Health Bill Will Raise Costs Wall Street Journal
Health reform on the mend? Washington Post
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
A combination of two drugs significantly extended the lives of women with very advanced breast cancer who had stopped responding to other medicines, doctors reported Friday.
Chemo followed by tamoxifen best for high-risk women Cancerfacts.com
FOXNews - Dec 8, 2009
AP Dec. 8: Delegates look at a giant balloon displaying the warming of the world's oceans at the US center at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen.
CNNMoney.com - - Dec 7, 2009
Fed Chairman says he's confident the Fed will be paid back for loans made; sees moderate economic growth in 2010. By Chris Isidore, CNNMoney.
Wall Street Journal - - Dec 9, 2009
PALMDALE, Calif. -- Schoolteacher Shana Richey misses the playroom she decorated with Glamour Girl decals for her daughters. Fireman Jay Fernandez misses the custom putting green he installed in his backyard.
Los Angeles Times - Dec 10, 2009
Steve Markwell is a brave man. At his Washington sanctuary, he takes in the worst of the worst that have been turned away by all other shelters - pit bulls, guard dogs, face-biters and cat-killers.
SI.com - - Dec 8, 2009
Welcome to my seventh annual ranking of this year's bowl games, No. 1 through 34, in order of anticipated entertainment value.