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Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
A general view at the scene of a suicide bomb blast targeting Shiite Muslims Ashura mourning processions, in Karachi, Pakistan. ISLAMABAD -- A suicide bomber struck a religious procession Monday in Karachi, killing more than two dozen ...
Threat of sectarian strife adds to nuclear-armed Pakistan's woes MiamiHerald.com
Press TV - 25 minutes ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry has voiced concern over the recent anti-government protests in Iran and said Russia is not meddling in Iran's internal affairs.
Iran Arrests Opposition Aides, Ex-Minister Wall Street Journal
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New York Times - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON - More undercover officers have been deployed at airports nationwide since a self-proclaimed terrorist tried to bring down a passenger jet headed to Detroit on Christmas Day.
USA Today - - 48 minutes ago
ANCHORAGE (AP) - An Alaska judge's ruling has revealed a heated legal custody battle between Sarah Palin's daughter and the father of Palin's grandson.
3PA-09-02261CI Palin, Bristol vs. Johnston, Levi. Ctd. Atlantic Online (blog)
Bristol, Levi Custody Fight Brewing Huffington Post (blog)
Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago
The attempted attack on a Detroit-bound plane shines a spotlight on terrorism databases for air travel. The Nigerian passenger accused in the Northwest Airlines incident was listed in one.
What puts someone on the terror watch list Detroit Free Press
Reuters - - 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The US Federal Reserve on Monday pressed ahead toward the creation of a new mechanism it says could be used to withdraw money from the banking system once policymakers decide to tighten monetary ...
Fed Proposes Term-Deposit Program to Drain Reserves BusinessWeek
Fed Proposes Tool to Drain Extra Cash Wall Street Journal
Bloomberg - - 2 hours ago
Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Gold declined for the first time in five days as a rebound in the dollar damped demand for the precious metal as an alternative investment.
Dip in Dollar Drives Gold, Other Metals Higher New York Times
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil traded near a five-week high on signs the global economy is recovering from the worst recession since World War II.
Oil and gasoline prices continue to climb Los Angeles Times
BusinessWeek - - 15 minutes ago
A brief halt in online sales of the Apple iPhone in the New York area kept alive concerns that AT&T's network isn't up to the task of handling smartphone traffic in some of the largest US cities.
IPhone Snafu Stirs Network Concerns Wall Street Journal
Wired News - - 3 hours ago
Clever online sleuthing over the weekend led to the discovery of iSlate.com, a domain Apple purchased in 2007. Could the company's rumored tablet device be called the iSlate?
Washington Post - - 16 minutes ago
Consumers spent a little more than anticipated during the holiday season, according to a report out on Monday, and a significant e-tail threshold may have been crossed on Christmas Day at Amazon, the online bookseller.
Investors Pick Amazon as a Holiday Winner Wall Street Journal
msnbc.com - - 2 hours ago
The bad boy image Charlie Sheen earned long before his Christmas Day arrest once seemed little more than a laughing matter to wife Brooke Mueller.
Brooke Mueller's 911 call about Charlie Sheen released [AUDIO] Los Angeles Times
New York Times - - 5 hours ago
Tyra Banks's daytime chats with movie stars and presidential candidates will soon be no more, as her self-deprecating jokes about her outsize “fivehead” brow will come to an end and her celebrated fat suit will go back into the closet for good.
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Tyra Banks Ending Talk Show Us Magazine
BBC News - 4 hours ago
Avatar has topped the Christmas box office in a record-breaking weekend for cinemas in the US and Canada. The estimated $278m (£174m) in weekend ticket sales broke the previous record of $253m (£158m) set in July 2008, the weekend The Dark Knight was ...
'Avatar' leads way as holiday box office breaks record Monsters and Critics.com
MiamiHerald.com - 38 minutes ago
By Sports Network Fredrik Modin scored 3:12 into overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the second game of a home-and-home set at Nationwide Arena.
Fredrik Modin scores game-winner in overtime Detroit Free Press
Jimmy Howard's big night nets only one point The Detroit News
USA Today - - 18 minutes ago
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Kevin Durant (FSY) matched his season high with 40 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated New Jersey 105-89 Monday night, sending the Nets to their 10th straight loss - their second double-digit losing ...
Recap: New Jersey vs. Oklahoma City MiamiHerald.com
In spite of personal minor victories, NJ Nets once again get crushed in 105-89 ... The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
SportingNews.com - 24 minutes ago
The he-said, he-said about Texas Tech coach Mike Leach's treatment of Red Raiders wide receiver Adam James will serve as another pivot point in the unconventional coach's tumultuous career.
Texas Tech suspends coach Mike Leach Dallas Morning News
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
Pharmacies, supermarkets and other retailers are jockeying to become the go-to provider for swine-flu vaccinations, in a bid to attract more customers and, in many cases, promote their in-store health clinics.
CNN - 4 hours ago
Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina has said he could vote for a bill without the government insurance plan. Washington (CNN) -- House Democrats are signaling that a final health care bill will drop the government-run public health insurance option ...
Businesses to Push for Modifications to Senate Bill Wall Street Journal
ABC News - - 10 hours ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Soheila, an Egyptian village housewife, traded her kidney for $2185 to pay off debt -- the best option the desperate mother of three could find to keep food on the family table.
Officials Re-examining Organ Transplant Rules New York Times
New appeal for more organ donors BBC News
Wall Street Journal - - 7 hours ago
It's safer to break up the biggest banks than have the feds guarantee them against failure. By JONATHAN GS KOPPELL Now that the nine big banks that received TARP funds have repaid the government, Wall Street and Washington are heralding a return to ...
CBS News - 13 hours ago
Exclusive: 2 State Dept. Checks Before Alleged Terror Attack Didn't Discover Abdulmutallab had Active Visa Allowing Entry The man responsible for the alleged terror attack on Delta Northwest flight 253 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was on a government ...
TIME (blog) - - 10 hours ago
Sunday's incident - or non-incident - aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 from Amsterdam to Detroit raises some key questions: Did passengers overreact - and engage in racial profiling?
New York Times - - Dec 26, 2009
In 1988, the film “Rain Man,” about an autistic savant played by Dustin Hoffman, shed a humane light on the travails of autism while revealing the extraordinary powers of memory that a small number of otherwise mentally disabled people ...
TIME - - 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.