New York Times - - 11 hours ago
On Veterans Day, President Obama visited a section of Arlington National Cemetery reserved for service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Pakistan a Key Factor in Obama's New Afghan Strategy Voice of America
'Obama's war' in Afghanistan could be politically precarious Christian Science Monitor
Kansas City Star - - 17 minutes ago
AP WASHINGTON | Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, a Montana Democrat, on Saturday defended recommending his girlfriend for appointment as Montana's US attorney.
Baucus defends recommending girlfriend for job Los Angeles Times
Baucus Girlfriend In Juvenile Justice Job After US Attorney Try The Crime Report
guardian.co.uk - 4 hours ago
Russia was coming to terms last night with its most deadly fire since Soviet times after 109 people died and more than 130 were injured in a blaze at a packed provincial nightclub.
Toll Stirs Anger in Russian Nightclub Fire New York Times
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Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
An East-West clash over a Swiss referendum last week banning the construction of mosque minarets heated up today as Iran's foreign minister warned of unspecified "consequences" if the ban were enforced.
Teheran criticizes Swiss minaret ban Jerusalem Post
Bloomberg - - 1 hour ago
Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Philippine President Gloria Arroyo may have enough legislative support to maintain martial law in Maguindanao province, where the ruling clan has been linked to the election-related killing of 57 people.
Voice of America - 3 hours ago
Egyptian rescue workers have ended a search for possible victims of a collision between two ferries on the Nile River. Local officials say they have found no bodies and have accounted for everyone, after initial reports suggested dozens of passengers ...
Arrests in Egyptian ferry collision Aljazeera.net
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Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will huddle with Senate Democrats on Sunday in a special meeting to discuss health-care legislation.
Video: Rare Saturday Session for Senate Health Care Debate The Associated Press Video: Rare Saturday Session for Senate Health Care Debate The Associated Press
Voice of America - - 8 hours ago
In his weekly radio and Internet address, the US president said Saturday he will 'focus every single day' on building the economy and getting people into productive jobs.
Obama to join climate summit on its final day Los Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal - 1 hour ago
AP NEW YORK--Several hundred people rallied in the rain near Manhattan's federal courthouse complex Saturday to protest the plan to put major terrorism suspects on trial in New York City.
Protesters rally against 9/11 trial set for New York Washington Post
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
ST. LOUIS - A consumer group contends one of the holiday season's must-have toys is unsafe. San Francisco-based goodguide named the robotic Zhu Zhu Pets hamsters on Saturday as one of the top-selling toys with low ratings.
Parents running in circles for Zhu Zhu pets Washington Post
Bloomberg - - Dec 3, 2009
Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke left a Senate confirmation hearing with support for a second term heading a central bank that may be shorn of its powers to supervise financial firms.
Video: Do Bernanke and the Fed Have too Much Power? Fox Business Video: Do Bernanke and the Fed Have too Much Power? Fox Business
Bernanke May Use Rates to Pop Bubbles BusinessWeek
Wall Street Journal - - Dec 4, 2009
After a two-year climb to heights unseen in nearly three decades, the jobless rate dropped to 10% in November, raising hopes that unemployment has neared its peak and that the economy is gaining ...
Unexpected drop in jobless rate sparks optimism The Associated Press
New York Times - 2 hours ago
The theft of thousands of private e-mail messages and files from computer servers at a leading British climate research center has been a political windfall for skeptics who claim the documents prove that mainstream scientists have conspired to ...
The Truth About 'Climategate' Newsweek
Washington Post - - 7 hours ago
As nations prepare for the Copenhagen summit to halt climate change, the Netherlands is leading a fight of a different kind: How to live with it.
CNET News - - 7 hours ago
DARPA says the balloons will be in readily accessible locations and visible from nearby roads. You may have heard about that DARPA balloon challenge, where the first team to identify the latitudes and longitudes of 10 moored weather ...
DARPA Launches Red Balloon Hunt PC World
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
Alexa Ray Joel, the daughter of the singer Billy Joel and the model Christie Brinkley, was admitted to a Manhattan hospital on Saturday after swallowing an unknown number of pills following a breakup with her boyfriend, ...
Alexa Ray Joel Is Hospitalized People Magazine
Billy Joel's daughter hospitalized in NYC Modesto Bee
Boston Herald - - 2 hours ago
First there was Rachel, then Jaimee, then Kalika. Now, a fourth mistress is reportedly dishing on her tryst with the PGA playboy. TMZ.
Jamie Jungers is Tiger Woods 4th alleged mistress; but 5 and 6? San Francisco Chronicle
4th Alleged Tiger Woods Mistress Lawyers Up TMZ.com (blog)
The Associated Press - - 4 hours ago
NEW YORK - ABC says glam-rocker Adam Lambert will appear and perform on its daytime talk show "The View" on Thursday. The announcement comes almost two weeks after Lambert's racy performance on abc's broadcast of "The American Music Awards.
Adam Lambert to appear on 'The View' on Dec. 10 Entertainment Weekly
Adam Lambert gets guest spot on 'The View' after outcry from supporters Los Angeles Times
SportingNews.com - 1 hour ago
Alabama tailback Mark Ingram rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns in a 32-13 victory over Florida in Saturday's SEC championship.
Ingram runs his way back into Heisman race Atlanta Journal Constitution
Los Angeles Times - 37 minutes ago
Kimbo Slice is making his UFC debut before a paying crowd tonight, but the first round was so dull someone remarked, "Good thing this wasn'ta pay-per-view.
Live: Ultimate Fighter finale USA Today
Kimbo wins war of attrition to become UFC certified Yahoo! Sports
NHL.com - - 17 minutes ago
The Penguins played good enough to win against the Blackhawks. Unfortunately, Chicago netminder Antti Niemi played better. The Finnish goalie stopped 32 shots and was pivotal in Chicago's 2-1 overtime victory.
Final Score: Chicago 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT) Sports Network
Versteeg lifts Blackhawks to OT win over Penguins The Associated Press
WebMD - - 16 hours ago
Dec. 4, 2009 - Serious reactions after receiving the H1N1 swine flu vaccine are rare and not significantly higher than those seen from the seasonal flu vaccine, according to a briefing at the CDC today.
'Kinder, gentler' H1N1 vaccine clinic a big hit Saturday in East Naples Naples Daily News
Los Angeles Times - Dec 4, 2009
The maker of Slim-Fast has recalled all of its ready-to-drink canned beverages. All of them. Turns out, the stuff might be contaminated with the bacterium Bacillus cereus.
Some Slim-Fast Diet Shakes Being Recalled New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Washington Post - - 2 hours ago
Heading into a make-or-break week, Senate Democratic leaders are struggling to preserve the fragile support of interest groups for an overhaul of the nation's health-care system, even as lawmakers seek to change ...
CNN - Dec 1, 2009
By Madison Park, CNN Shawn Decker and Gwenn Barringer have been married for five years. Decker is HIV positive. (CNN) -- From the beginning, it seemed an unlikely match.
New York Times - - Dec 4, 2009
HELENA, Mont. - In Montana, a rabbi is an unusual sight. So when a Hasidic one walked into the State Capitol last December, with his long beard, black hat and long black coat, a police officer grabbed his bomb-sniffing German shepherd ...
msnbc.com - - Dec 1, 2009
The Tiger Woods case might be closed in the opinion of the Florida Highway Patrol, but not according to some of the women who reportedly have had relationships with the pro golfer.
CNN - - Dec 4, 2009
Loneliness is defined as perceived social isolation, and it's not based on the number of people around you. (CNN) -- Have you ever felt cut off from other people, even if there are plenty around you?
FOXNews - - Dec 1, 2009
No matter what he says, he's guaranteed to hack off a ton of people within the first five seconds of the speech. That's because he's pre-empting "Charlie Brown's Christmas.