Wall Street Journal - - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON--David Axelrod, an adviser to President Barack Obama, predicted health-care legislation would pass "soon," after Senate Democrats on Saturday secured the 60 votes needed to clear a ...
GOP vows fight as White House defends health bill The Associated Press
Washington Post - 29 minutes ago
Brittany Murphy died early Sunday morning after she went into full cardiac arrest and could not be revived. Murphy starred in such films as "Clueless", "8 Mile" and "Don't Say a Word".
Brittany Murphy dead at 32 Entertainment Weekly
US actress Brittany Murphy dies BBC News
guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago
Activists demonstrate outside the Bella Center in Copenhagen at the end of the COP15 UN Climate Change Conference, 19 Dec 2009. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images Barack Obama returned to a snowbound Washington at the weekend clutching a deal ...
Copenhagen Accord Divides Blogosphere Wall Street Journal
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The body of Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri at his home in Qom, surrounded by relatives in mourning. Photograph: AP Thousands of mourners are gathering in the Iranian city of Qom following the death of leading reformist cleric Grand Ayatollah ...
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Eurostar has said there will be no services for a third day on Monday while further tests are carried out on its fleet of trains. But commercial director Nick Mercer said engineers have now pinpointed the cause of electrical problems and he hoped ...
Xinhua - - 53 minutes ago
BEIRUT, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri ended on Sunday a landmark visit to Damascus, pledging with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to open new prospects on bilateral relations.
Lebanon, Syria Wrap Up Landmark Meeting Wall Street Journal
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Wall Street Journal - - 49 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- The Senate is marching toward a Christmas Eve vote on the biggest health-care legislation since the passage of Medicare 45 years ago, and its version is likely to form the template for the final bill that ...
Neb.'s Nelson sees backlash on health reform plan The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 45 minutes ago
The monster storm that barreled up the East Coast, burying airports from Washington to New York to Philadelphia in record snowfall Saturday, continued its march north Sunday, threatening more ...
Video: Blizzard-like Storm Cripples Mid-Atlantic Travel The Associated Press
Storm Finally Exits a Snow-Covered East Coast New York Times
The Associated Press - 49 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain says he understands why Sarah Palin blacked out his name on a McCain campaign visor so she could avoid recognition while on vacation in Hawaii.
Sarah Palin's climate change flip-flop Seattle Post Intelligencer
Bloomberg - - 44 minutes ago
Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Co. said it received inquiries from “several parties” regarding its Saab unit after announcing it would close down the Swedish automaker following the collapse ...
Tiny Automaker Renews Saab Offer New York Times
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Citadel Broadcasting Corp., the owner of radio stations in cities including New York and Chicago, filed for US bankruptcy protection in Manhattan with a deal to shed $1.4 billion of debt.
Citadel Broadcasting files for bankruptcy CNNMoney.com
Bloomberg - 5 hours ago
By Chia-Peck Wong Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Macau casino billionaire Stanley Ho made his first public appearance in more than four months at the inauguration of the city's new government, a sign his health may be improving after two operations.
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The Associated Press - - 39 minutes ago
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan - A Russian rocket blasted off from a cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and hurtled spaceward Monday, shuttling an American, a Russian and a Japanese to the International Space Station.
Russian Rocket Blasts Off ABC News
CNET News - - Dec 19, 2009
According to sources close to the situation, along with its pending bid for Yelp, Google has been in on-again, off-again acquisition talks with Trulia, the real-estate search engine.
Google, Yelp, and the Future of Search The Faster Times
Ars Technica - - 33 minutes ago
Get ready for the 3D movie revolution to come your your home theater next year. The Blu-ray Disc Association has approved a final spec to deliver high def 3D movies on Blu-ray discs.
Los Angeles Times - 20 minutes ago
20th Century Fox's $430-million bet on James Cameron is off to a rip-roaring start and set up for a huge holiday haul. "Avatar" sold a studio-estimated $232.2 million worth of tickets around the world this weekend, the ninth-biggest global debut of all ...
Box Office Report: 'Avatar' takes No. 1 with $73 million Entertainment Weekly
msnbc.com - 16 hours ago
NEW YORK - In a setting fit for a Disney prince and his princess, Kevin Jonas married Danielle Deleasa Saturday night at Oheka Castle, a turn-of-the-century French-style chateau, on a sprawling estate in Long Island.
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New York Daily News - - 37 minutes ago
Frame grab of an off-duty cop in Washington DC waving gun after his vehicle was hit by snowballs. Courtesy of reasontv.com An off-duty Washington DC police detective went berserk and began waving his gun around when his Hummer was ...
The Associated Press - - 19 minutes ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jerome Harrison ran from nowhere into the record books. Joshua Cribbs topped even himself. Embattled Browns coach Eric Mangini should thank them both.
The Associated Press - - 59 minutes ago
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The Atlanta Falcons' offense kept stalling in the cold of the Meadowlands until finally busting through the New York Jets' top-ranked defense at the end.
Ryan's late TD toss to Gonzalez helps Falcons edge Jets Seattle Post Intelligencer
Live Analysis: Falcons Beat Jets, 10-7 New York Times (blog)
Detroit Free Press - - 30 minutes ago
Anquan Boldin's 5-yard touchdown pass with 1:54 to play handed the Lions a 31-24 loss to the Cardinals today at Ford Field. Drew Stanton wasn't able to lead a last-minute drive, which fizzled on a fourth-down incompletion.
Cardinals score with 1:54 left to beat Lions 31-24 The Associated Press
Boldin's TD catch lifts Cardinals over Lions Seattle Post Intelligencer
Asheville Citizen-Times - - 17 hours ago
ASHEVILLE - The long-awaited swine flu vaccine is finally here and available to anyone who wants it, but those looking for a seasonal flu shot may be out of luck.
Beware fake CDC e-mails about H1N1 vaccines MiamiHerald.com
New York Times - - 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Thirty million people without health insurance stand to gain coverage under a deal announced on Saturday by Senate Democrats.
Insurers may have to hike percentage spent on care Palm Beach Post
Time to Pull the Plug on Health-Care 'Reform' Chicago Tribune
The Associated Press - - 5 hours ago
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine legislator wants to make the state the first to require cell phones to carry warnings that they can cause brain cancer, although there is no consensus among scientists that they do and industry leaders dispute the claim.
Mayor can't keep his nose out of cell phone business San Francisco Chronicle
CNNMoney.com - - Dec 17, 2009
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Once the world's online search leader, Yahoo's share has sharply declined, putting it in danger of losing its relevance in a market increasingly dominated by Google.
Wall Street Journal - - 6 hours ago
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New York Times - - 20 hours ago
Flying over the waves of snow-covered mountains that make Afghanistan a natural fortress and a sinkhole for empires, it's impossible not to think of Osama's escaping from Tora Bora as one of the greatest bungled opportunities in history ...
Daily Mail - - Dec 16, 2009
Not many people understand climate change. But they can recognise hypocrisy when they see it, and are also likely to count their spoons whenever wild-eyed politicians invoke the impending end of the world.
Los Angeles Times - - Dec 18, 2009
In a sense, the 2 million plus Americans with celiac disease are lucky. No other autoimmune disease has such a safe and effective treatment.