New York Times - - 26 minutes ago
HONOLULU - President Obama on Tuesday blamed a “systemic failure” in the nation's security apparatus for the attempted bombing of a passenger jet on Christmas Day and vowed to identify the problems and “deal with them immediately.
Chicago Tribune - 27 minutes ago
AP MADISON, Wis. - A bomb threat has forced police to evacuate the state capitol in Madison. State Department of Administration spokeswoman Carla Vigue says in a statement police have found nothing suspicious in the building but the investigation ...
Bomb threat closes state Capitol Wisconsin State Journal
Reuters - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Spurred by last week's failed attack on a US-bound jetliner, Senate Democrats will try to break a deadlock and confirm President Barack Obama's choice to run the Transportation Security Administration, a Senate aide said ...
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Christian Science Monitor - - 42 minutes ago
With mounting evidence that alleged airplane bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab received his explosives and guidance in Yemen, eyes are turning to the Arab country that has been the source of Al Qaeda-linked attacks in the past.
BBC News - 1 hour ago
The United States has rejected fresh concerns raised by Moscow about its planned missile defence system. The State Department statement came after Russian PM Vladimir Putin said the US plans were holding up a new nuclear disarmament treaty.
Vladimir Putin threatens Barack Obama's nuclear stockpile cuts Telegraph.co.uk
US blamed for nuclear treaty delay ABC Online
Telegraph.co.uk - 55 minutes ago
The Chinese embassy referred to the controversial role Britain played in supplying opium to China following the execution of British citizen Akmal Shaikh, according to a leading historian.
Video: China Executes British Drug Smuggler The Associated Press
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A multi-state manhunt for a Texas correctional officer charged in the murder of his wife and mother-in-law in Rosenberg has narrowed in on Cobb County, Ga.
Car of "dangerous" Texas fugitive found in the Chattahoochee Atlanta Journal Constitution
BusinessWeek - - 21 minutes ago
Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The 50 percent recovery in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index from its bear-market bottom means gains of almost 9 percent next year, according to analysts who follow the Fibonacci system of forecasting ...
Stocks break six-day win streak CNNMoney.com
US Stocks Inch Higher; DJIA Up 21 Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 28 minutes ago
Broadcom Corp. said Tuesday it will pay $160.5 million to settle investor claims related to the semiconductor maker's accounting for stock options.
Broadcom to settle options lawsuit, shares slip MarketWatch
CNNMoney.com - 39 minutes ago
Albert Gonzalez pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to hack into computer networks of major US retail and financial organizations and to steal data related to tens of millions of credit and debit cards.
Wall Street Journal - - 53 minutes ago
A German hacker claims to have cracked the encryption that protects most cellphone calls, potentially paving the way for others to eavesdrop on conversations.
Hackers Jimmy GSM Cellphone Encryption TechNewsWorld
PC World - 1 hour ago
It may be the moment the tech world's been waiting for: Google has just officially announced plans for an Android-related media event to be held next Tuesday, January 5, at its Mountain View campus.
BusinessWeek - - 1 hour ago
Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. shares may advance next year after reaching a record yesterday as the maker of the iPhone and Macintosh computer sells more handsets and introduces new products, analysts said.
Reuters - - 3 hours ago
MIAMI (Reuters) - The sex scandal that engulfed Tiger Woods may have cost shareholders of companies endorsed by the world's No.
Tiger Woods Cheating Cost Him & Shareholders Cleveland Leader
New York Daily News - - 1 hour ago
Charlie Sheen has a tattoo that says 'Back in 15 Min.' according to a Sheriff's report. Bad boy Charlie Sheen has the tattoos to go with the role, apparently.
People Magazine - - 1 hour ago
It was the best Christmas present David Goldman could ever imagine: A holiday with his son, Sean, whom the New Jersey dad finally brought home after a five-year battle with his Brazilian former in-laws.
SI.com - 1 hour ago
The Mets have reached a deal to bring All-Star outfielder Jason Bay to New York pending a physical, SI.com confirmed. The news was first reported by Mike Francesa of WFAN, who added that the announcement will come early next week.
Source: Mets agree to deal with Jason Bay FOXSports.com
Rotowire - 11 minutes ago
Torres scored in the third minute of stoppage time to give Liverpool a dramatic 1-0 win in the snow against Aston Villa on Tuesday.
Last-gasp Torres gives Liverpool win CNN International
Houston Chronicle - - 20 minutes ago
Geoffrey McAllister AP Texas Tech suspended football coach Mike Leach on Monday while the school investigates complaints from receiver Adam James and his family about how the coach treated the player after a concussion ...
Leach seeks court order to coach Alamo Bowl Dallas Morning News
Leach's attorney says coach did no wrong Atlanta Journal Constitution
msnbc.com - - 56 minutes ago
By now many of us have gotten our doses of influenza vaccine. Now it's time for a dose of influenza reality. Let's acknowledge that flu virus is a living thing - and a pretty crafty one at that.
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USA Today - - 1 hour ago
The popular botanical ginkgo biloba does not improve memory nor does it prevent cognitive decline in older people, according to the largest and longest scientific study ever undertaken to look at the supplement.
WebMD - - 5 hours ago
Dec. 29, 2009 - A nauseating "moldy" odor has sickened some people using Tylenol Arthritis Pain Caplet 100-count bottles with red EZ-Open caps.
Video: Tylenol expands its recall KXAN.com
Johnson & Johnson expands voluntary recall of Tylenol Arthritis Pain caplets New York Daily News
Los Angeles Times - - 14 hours ago
Humans are hard-wired to believe in the transcendent; the faith instinct manifests itself across the ideological spectrum. By Jonah Goldberg You probably don't need a long synopsis of James Cameron's half-billion-dollar epic, "Avatar," in part because ...
CNN - - Dec 26, 2009
The next generation of the Sync in-car entertainment and information system will use a USB mobile broadband modem to establish a secure wireless connection capable of supporting several devices simultaneously.
New York Times - - 18 hours ago
On Friday, I gave out the first batch of Sidney Awards for the best magazine essays of the year. Frankly, it was disappointing to see how quickly some winners were corrupted by fame.
Los Angeles Times - - 18 hours ago
The topic was baseball and the class members, foreign graduate students recently arrived in the United States to attend USC, were befuddled.
CNN - - Dec 27, 2009
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Nebraska) is one of four senators who hold great power in today's Washington, Julian Zelizer says. Editor's note: Julian E. Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton ...