Thursday, December 23, 2010

More people fall out of Obama mortgage-aid program...


The Treasury department said Wednesday that about 774,000 homeowners have dropped out as of last month...

Thursday, November 4, 2010

NASA Spacecraft almost Hit by Speeding Comet


"It was just incredible," Ed Weiler, associate administrator of the Science Missions Directorate for NASA, said of the encounter...

Friday, October 1, 2010

Rahm's gone: New day, new tone for the White House


Reshaping the tone and tenor of the White House, President Barack Obama on Friday replaced the colorful and caustic Rahm Emanuel with the private Pete Rouse as...

AP sources: Emanuel leaving White House on Friday

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is set to give up his influential national post Friday to begin a run for Chicago mayor...

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Genes offer opportunities for growth, study finds


Upset because you are too short or too tall? An international DNA scan shows it may not be as easy as blaming a parent for passing along the wrong gene....

Monday, September 27, 2010

North Korean leader's son rises as likely successor

North Korea's ailing leader Kim Jong-il has named his youngest son as a military general, state media said early on Tuesday, marking the first stage of a dynastic succession....

Sunday, September 26, 2010

White House, Dems see tax cut vote after election


The White House and Democratic leaders in Congress said Sunday they would find a way to extend middle-class tax cuts after the November elections..

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Bomb scare diverts plane; may have been a hoax


Canadian police is investigating whether a phoned-in hoax caused a Pakistani jet to be diverted to Stockholm,...

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Authorities: 2 tornadoes struck NYC during storm


The storm that churned through New York City spawned two destructive tornadoes and a fierce macroburst with wind speeds up to 125 mph...

Friday, September 17, 2010

Pope admits church failures in sex abuse scandal


Pope Benedict XVI waded into the hostile atmosphere Thursday of highly secular Britain, admitting the Catholic Church did not act decisively or quickly...

Thursday, September 16, 2010

More House Democrats call for tax cuts for all

More Democrats joined Republicans on Wednesday in calling for the preservation of tax breaks for Americans of every income level.....

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Trio of storms swirls in Atlantic and Caribbean


A trio of potentially dangerous storms swirled over the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, as Tropical Storm Karl formed in the Caribbean on a path that could take it over..

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Imam says NYC mosque site is not 'hallowed ground'


It is two blocks from ground zero, but the site of a proposed mosque and Islamic center shouldn't be seen as "hallowed ground" in a neighborhood....

Monday, September 13, 2010

Residents return home after Calif pipeline blowout


Residents returned Sunday to the ruined hillsides of their suburban San Francisco neighborhood, three days after a natural gas pipeline exploded...

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Record gains for US poverty with elections looming


The number of people in the U.S. who are in poverty is on track for a record increase on President Barack Obama's watch...

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Friday, September 10, 2010

Decision To Suspend Quran-burning Met With Relief


Religious and political leaders across the Muslim world welcomed a decision by a small American church to suspend its plans to torch copies of their holy book...

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Obama's tax break for business: Will it put Americans to work?


A new round of tax incentives for US businesses could have some positive impact on the job market, but it's not likely to ignite massive..

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

UN reports over 500 rapes in eastern Congo


The United Nations reported Tuesday that more than 500 systematic rapes were committed by armed combatants....

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tropical Storm Hermine makes landfall in Mexico


Authorities in Mexico urged people to move to shelters while officials in Texas offered residents sandbags and put shelters on standby....

Monday, September 6, 2010

UN nuke agency warns monitoring of Iran hampered


In an unusually blunt warning, the U.N. atomic agency said Monday that its monitoring of Iran's nuclear activities is being hampered because Tehran objects to giving some agency....

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Muslims hold mass prayers at Jerusalem mosque


Tens of thousands of Muslims poured into the heavily guarded Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem for the last Friday...

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Radical Islam is world's greatest threat - Tony Blair


Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has described radical Islam as the greatest threat facing the...

Friday, September 3, 2010

Hamas taking hard line over peace negotiations


Attacks on settlers will continue unless the rulers of Gaza can be accommodated, with violence to the resumption of Fatah-Israeli negotiations..

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Bernanke testifying to crisis inquiry panel


Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is set to appear before a panel investigating the financial crisis...

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Mexico says drug lord 'the Barbie' captured


Federal police on Monday captured a long-sought, alleged Texas-born gang kingpin who faces drug trafficking charges in the U.S....

Monday, August 30, 2010

Rwanda threatens UN over genocide report


Rwanda threatens UN over genocide report: RWANDA'S GOVERNMENT has threatened to withdraw its troops from United Nations peacekeeping operations if the UN publishes a report...

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Tea Party Group Hit With Death Threats


One of Washington's principal supporters of the Tea Party movement, former GOP Majority Leader Dick Armey's FreedomWorks, has been receiving death threats...

Friday, August 27, 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Obama to appeal stem cell ruling


The US government has said it will quickly appeal against a court ruling that effectively undercuts federal funding....

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Spanish aid workers freed by Al Qaeda in Mali


Two Spanish aid workers held hostage for the past nine months by Al Qaeda's North African branch have been freed in Mali....

Monday, August 23, 2010

Tiger Woods, wife officially divorce


After months of speculation, the marriage between Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren Woods is officially over...

Thursday, August 19, 2010

380M Eggs Recalled in Salmonella Outbreak


Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more....

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

WIRE: Mosque talk another hurdle for Dems


Add another election-year hurdle for Democrats: President Barack Obama's forceful defense of the right of Muslims to build....

Monday, August 16, 2010

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Saturday, August 14, 2010

BP Is Told to Finish Relief Well

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BP PLC must continue work on a relief well to permanently seal the Gulf of Mexico oil leak..

Friday, August 13, 2010

Obama 'may be prepared to meet Iranian president'


Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Gen James Jones, has indicated the President may be prepared to meet Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...

Thursday, August 12, 2010

'You're raving!' Boy George rants about Gaga's cocaine confession


'As a recovering addict who knows how dangerous "occasional" use is, I can think of no reason for Gaga to reveal this to her young audience.'

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

First Guantanamo trial opens under Obama


THE first Guantanamo trial of Barack Obama's presidency opened overnight with Canadian detainee Omar Khadr, who was captured by US troops...

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Electricity blackouts skyrocketing


It was last July's Eastern heat wave and Consolidated Edison was responding to scattered power outages....

Monday, August 9, 2010

How Does Stoning Work in Iran?: From the size of the stones to who gets first throw.


Brazil has offered asylum to Sakineh Ashtiani, an Iranian woman who was convicted of adultery in 2006 and sentenced to death by stoning.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Huge ice island breaks from Greenland glacier


An ice island four times the size of Manhattan has broken off from one of Greenland's two main glaciers in the biggest such event...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Dutch woman suspected of killing her babies


Dutch police say they have arrested a young woman on suspicion of killing three of her newborn babies shortly after their births...

Friday, August 6, 2010

Stripper Finds Degree Profitable for Goldman Wasn't Worth It


These days, Howard, 26, makes her living in a way that doesn’t require a college diploma: by stripping at the Lido Cabaret...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Oil Tops $80 Barrel for First Time Since May


Crude oil surged above $81 a barrel for the first time since May as a rally in global equity markets increased speculation....

Monday, August 2, 2010

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Saturday, July 31, 2010