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Nation on edge after Christmas terrorism attempt

Los Angeles Times - Josh Meyer - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Napolitano seeks to reassure the public. Republicans say the government isn't taking the terrorist threat seriously enough. A scare in Phoenix and another in Detroit end without incident.

At least 15 dead in Tehran street battles

Times Online - ‎41 minutes ago‎
At least fifteen anti-government protesters, including a nephew of Mir Hossein Mousavi, Iran's opposition leader, were shot dead yesterday as the smouldering confrontation between the regime and the so-called Green Movement finally erupted.

'Cadillac' tax isn't a tax -- it's a plan to finance real health reform

Washington Post - Jonathan Gruber - ‎2 hours ago‎
As we prepare for the final round of debate over health reform, perhaps the most contentious issue will be financing. Both the Senate and House agree that most of the financing for reform should come from scaling back overpayments to ...

Attempted bombing spotlights al Qaeda growth in Yemen

Reuters - Adam Entous, Jeremy Pelofsky - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An attempted Christmas Day bombing of a US passenger jet has put a spotlight on the Middle East state of Yemen which American spy agencies see as a rapidly growing hub for al Qaeda.

Mixed Emotions on Gaza War Anniversary

Voice of America - Robert Berger - ‎4 hours ago‎
Photo: AP A Palestinian Hamas security officer stands next to a poster of the Palestinian parliament building before and after Israel's offensive, in Gaza City, Sunday, 27 Dec. 2009 It is the first anniversary of the beginning of the Gaza War between ...

Croatia presidential race heads to run-off

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ivo Josipovic of Croatia's Left-wing opposition and the Zagreb mayor Milan Bandic will contest a presidential run-off after Sunday's vote, seen as important to the country's EU accession.

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New Security Restrictions Could Hurt Airlines

ABC News - Clare Baldwin, Jui Chakravorty - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tighter security measures at US airports following an attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound jet could dampen enthusiasm for air travel, hurting the airline industry just as it seemed poised to ...

Percy Sutton, trailblazing businessman, dies at 89

CNN - Jamie Guzzardo - ‎5 hours ago‎
Businessman Percy Sutton served as an intelligence officer for the famed Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. Percy Sutton remembered as "friend and mentor" by New York Gov.

Rampage of fires kills man and son

Boston Globe - John M. Guilfoil, Dina Rudick - ‎1 hour ago‎
NORTHAMPTON - Two people were killed early yesterday in one of 18 fires set during what the state's top firefighter called the state's worst day of arson in memory.

Japan factory output jumps, momentum in doubt

Reuters - Stanley White - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TOKYO, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Japan's industrial output rose for the ninth consecutive month in November, driven by strong exports and domestic subsidies, but swelling inventories and falling wages threaten to end the longest climb in more ...

S Korea Shares End Up, Led By Nuclear Power-Related Stocks

Wall Street Journal - ‎15 minutes ago‎
SEOUL (Dow Jones)--South Korean shares closed slightly higher Monday as gains in state-run utility Korea Electric Power and other nuclear power-related companies offset profit-taking in technology firms and car makers.

HK shares up ahead of land auction; China rises

Reuters - Donny Kwok, Lu Jianxin - ‎1 hour ago‎
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares headed for a fourth straight gaining session on Monday aided by property plays on hopes for a strong response to an upcoming land auction, and China stocks rose with ...

AT&T ceases online iPhone sales in NY area

CNET News - Steven Musil - ‎3 hours ago‎
AT&T has stopped selling the Apple iPhone in the New York metropolitan area through its Web site, perhaps due to data congestion, credit card fraud, or routine sales strategy changes depending on whom you believe.

Will the Apple tablet be a full-fledged computer?

CNET News - Dan Ackerman - ‎9 hours ago‎
With all the crystal-ball-watching over the seemingly imminent Apple tablet, one issue hotly debated around the CNET offices, but infrequently mentioned elsewhere, is the hypothetical device's status as a mobile computer.

Year in Review: Smart phones - with apps - rule

San Francisco Chronicle - Ryan Kim - ‎4 hours ago‎
While smart phones have been with us for the better part of this decade, it was in 2009 that they became a mainstream phenomenon, reshaping what it means to compute, surf the Web and share information.

Holiday box-office take is highest in recent history

Los Angeles Times - Ben Fritz - ‎3 hours ago‎
A big year at the box office is ending with a bang, with a broad array of popular films combining for the biggest moviegoing weekend in recent history.

Sheen Faces Court Date Over Domestic Violence Charges

New York Times - Rachel Lee Harris - ‎8 hours ago‎
The actor Charlie Sheen, 44, above in a police photo, has been ordered to return to court in Aspen, Colo., on Feb. 8, after his arrest there on Christmas morning at a house where he was staying with his wife, Brooke Mueller Sheen, 32, The Associated ...

Jon Gosselin's apartment is burglarized -- and we feel kinda bad for him

Los Angeles Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Jon Gosselin returned home to his Manhattan apartment Saturday afternoon after spending Christmas in Pennsylvania with his eight kids only to discover the place had been ransacked, People reports.

Meyer to lean on wife, treasure family time while on leave

USA Today - David Jones - ‎51 minutes ago‎
By Stephen Morton, AP By David Jones, Florida Today NEW ORLEANS - Urban Meyer seemed to get a little choked up when he started talking about his wife, Shelley, and three kids - in explaining why he is taking time off from coaching to work on his health ...

Plenty of weapons for McNabb, Eagles

FOXSports.com - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Alex Marvez is a Senior NFL Writer for FOXSports.com. He's covered the NFL for the past 15 seasons as a beat writer and is the former president of the Pro Football Writers of America.

Redskins' offense had zero chance to score

Fort Worth Star Telegram - Charean Williams - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 17-0 on Sunday night, their first shutout since Dec. 14, 2003, when they beat the Redskins 27-0 at FedEx Field.

Officials Re-examining Organ Transplant Rules

New York Times - Denise Grady - ‎3 hours ago‎
The plight of two kidney transplant patients who contracted a brain infection from an organ donor is prompting health officials to re-examine their policies on using people with certain neurological conditions as donors.

Top Stories of '09 - No. 5: Swine flu affects local communities

StarNewsOnline.com - Vicky Eckenrode - ‎10 hours ago‎
Licensed Practical Nurse Lee Cook administers the H1N1 Flu vaccine to Zonya Letson at the New Hanover County Health Department Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009.

Blood donors eligible for $500 gift card

Huntington Herald Dispatch - ‎2 hours ago‎
HUNTINGTON -- Those who donate blood during designated blood drives before the end of the year could be eligible to win a $500 gift card.

36 Hours in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

New York Times - Rocky Casale - ‎Dec 24, 2009‎
WITH its breezy blue skies and baroque architecture, San Miguel de Allende has been a tropical haven for expatriates and retirees since the 1930s.

Life with Hepatitis C for London's teenage 'It Girl'

CNN - Anouk Lorie - ‎Dec 24, 2009‎
London, England (CNN) -- Recently named London's "It Girl" by society magazine Vanity Fair, 18-year-old Jazzy de Lisser is said to have it all.

Is Running Bad for Your Knees? Maybe Not.

TIME - Adi Narayan - ‎Dec 25, 2009‎
Perhaps because it seems intuitively true, the notion persists that running, especially when done long-term and over long distances, is bad for the joints.

Arthur Koestler, Man of Darkness

New York Times (blog) - Christopher Caldwell - ‎Dec 24, 2009‎
No other writer of the 20th century had Arthur Koestler's knack for doing odd things, crossing paths with important people and being present when disaster struck.

Next step: Turn two health care bills into one

CNN - Kristi Keck, Tom Cohen - ‎Dec 24, 2009‎
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have passed health care bills with some key differences. (CNN) -- The Senate on Thursday passed its version of the health care bill, inching the country closer to the ...