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Church Janitor Arrested in Killing of Priest in New Jersey

New York Times - Judy Tong, Nate Schweber - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A church janitor was arrested on Saturday in the killing of a Roman Catholic priest, whose body was found in his rectory in New Jersey with 32 knife wounds the day before, officials said.

Campaign Against Emissions Picks Number

New York Times - Andrew C. Revkin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tina Fineberg/AP Kathleen Jordan, of New York, left, and others participate in an International Day of Climate Action rally on Saturday in New York's Times Square.

As world awaits Tehran on nukes deal, inspectors travel to Iran

Ha'aretz - Yossi Melman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Iran has delayed its final response to last week's draft agreement that would help end the crisis over its nuclear program. Meanwhile, a group of UN inspectors traveled to Iran yesterday to visit a nuclear ...

After weeklong battle, Pakistani army seizes Taliban stronghold

MiamiHerald.com - Saeed Shah - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistani forces Saturday captured the hometown of the chief of the country's Taliban movement, officials announced, the first big gain in the weeklong ground offensive in South Waziristan.

Japan Urges ASEAN to Include US

Voice of America - Daniel Schearf - ‎5 hours ago‎
Japan has urged Southeast Asian leaders to establish an east asian community that could include the United States as a member. During meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Thailand Japan's prime minister said the ...

Karzai rules out sharing power

Washington Post - Joshua Partlow, Pamela Constable - ‎38 minutes ago‎
KABUL -- President Hamid Karzai's team shifted aggressively into campaign mode Saturday and ruled out any possibility of a power-sharing deal with challenger Abdullah Abdullah ahead of a runoff election in two ...

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Senate Global Warming Bill Is Seeking to Cushion the Impact on Industry

New York Times - John M. Broder - ‎42 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Senate bill aimed at reducing global warming pollution will initially grant billions of dollars of free emissions permits to utilities and industry but will require the bulk of the money be returned to consumers and ...

How Will Michelle Obama Make Her Mark?

Newsweek - Allison Samuels - ‎7 hours ago‎
Military families, organic gardening, and a failed Olympic bid do not a lasting legacy make. By Allison Samuels | NEWSWEEK Please fill in the following information and we'll email this link.

Fox Executive Refutes Reports That 'Pay Czar' Interview Never Was Requested

FOXNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Fox News executive refuted on Saturday reports that the White House didn't make the administration's "pay czar" available for an interview because the network didn't ask.

Big news from Obama administration for small businesses

Elmira Star-Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
I recently stumbled across some information that helps me believe justice and fairness still exist. The first was the news that the Obama administration plans to drastically cut the pay, bonuses and perks going to the executives who head the seven ...

UPDATE 1-Land deal advisor resigns from Calpers

Reuters - ‎45 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The real estate investment manager who led the California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest pension fund, into a money-losing land venture has resigned as an adviser to the fund, a spokeswoman for ...

US Bank Failures Exceed 100 for Year, First Time Since 1992

Bloomberg - Dakin Campbell, Michael McKee - ‎17 hours ago‎
Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- US regulators closed more than 100 banks in a single year for the first time since 1992, signaling the financial crisis hasn't abated for lenders struggling with mounting losses tied to ...

Your Windows 7 Upgrade: Why and How

PC World - ‎4 hours ago‎
Having trouble deciding whether to upgrade to Microsoft's newest? If so, you may be better off waiting. Upgrading to Windows 7 is not a no-brainer for most users.

Inside Apple's new Mac mini Server

Apple Insider - Daniel Eran Dilger - ‎2 hours ago‎
While Appleinsider predicted the arrival of a new dual-drive, optical-free Mac mini, Apple managed keep secret its plans to introduce a new Mac mini server bundle up to its relatively subtle launch this week.

Facebook Offers Real-Time, Highlight Reel News Feed for the Homepage

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎4 hours ago‎
Facebook Oct. 23 changed its homepage again, offering users a highlight reel view of the most interesting activity that's happened in the last day and a real-time view that shows users what is happening now.

Affidavit: Balloon Boy's Mom Confesses to Hoax

People Magazine - Vickie Bane - ‎10 hours ago‎
The mother of "Balloon Boy," Mayumi Heene, has confessed to lying to authorities and said that the release of the 20-foot Mylar balloon on Oct. 15 was "intentional as a hoax," according to an affidavit obtained by the Fort Collins ...

Cream-pie-faced comedian Soupy Sales dies

Washington Post - Matt Schudel - ‎21 hours ago‎
Soupy Sales, 83, a loose-limbed comedian whose goofy skits, slapstick antics and pie-tossing shenanigans made him one of the country's most popular television stars of the 1950s and '60s, died Oct. 22 at a hospice in the Bronx, ...

Making a private woman public for 'Amelia'

Los Angeles Times - Rachel Abramowitz - ‎Oct 23, 2009‎
For Hilary Swank, at least one thing about portraying the enigmatic aviator at the center of the new film "Amelia" was certain.

Pettitte eyes another playoff record

MLB.com - Mark Newman - ‎14 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- With an American League pennant-winning victory Sunday at home against the Angels, Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte could add another postseason individual record for most all-time series-clinching victories ...

Volunteers-Crimson Tide Game Review

USA Today - Leigh Tiffin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tuscaloosa, AL (Sports Network) - Alabama's Terrence Cody blocked a 44-yard field goal attempt as time expired as the top-ranked Crimson Tide survived Tennessee, 12-10, in an SEC tussle.

Tate has 2 TD catches in nd's 20-16 win over BC

The Associated Press - Tom Coyne - ‎54 minutes ago‎
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Golden Tate caught 11 passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns to lead Notre Dame to a 20-16 victory over Boston College on Saturday, ending a six-game losing streak to the Eagles.

Swine Flu Is Widespread in 46 States as Vaccines Lag

New York Times - Jackie Calmes, Donald G. McNeil Jr - ‎25 minutes ago‎
By JACKIE CALMES and DONALD G. mcneil Jr. WASHINGTON - President Obama has declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, allowing hospitals and local governments to speedily set up alternate sites for treatment and triage procedures if needed ...

Vaccine Output Falls Short

Wall Street Journal - Betsy Mckay, Jennifer Corbett Dooren - ‎2 hours ago‎
Less than half of the swine-flu vaccine expected to be shipped to doctors, hospitals and clinics in the US this month has been shipped so far.

Gene therapy transforms eyesight of 12 people with rare visual defect

Los Angeles Times - Thomas H. Maugh II - ‎4 hours ago‎
A single injection in a patient's eye brings 'astounding' results. The findings may offer hope for those with macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa.

Arizona Sweat Lodge Survivor Recounts Horrific Ordeal

FOXNews - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
AP FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A woman who took part in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony tells The Associated Press that the spiritual guru who led the event pushed participants too far in what was supposed to be a life-expanding experience that culminated with ...

Uncovering the many myths and truths of the Wildcat offense

SI.com - Dave Hyde - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
Ricky Williams visited a video store recently and gave Madden '10 the ultimate test ride: He took the control and ran the Wildcat in the Dolphins' offense.

Heather Graham Becomes Public Option Pitch Woman In New MoveOn.Org Ad

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Oct 20, 2009‎
In a new frontier of the public option debate, progressives are getting a hand from movie star Heather Graham to pitch the much-discussed health care reform provision.

Deadspin's Barrage on ESPN Raises Legal Questions

FanHouse (blog) - Clay Travis - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
Editor's Note: Clay Travis, a senior writer at FanHouse, was employed at Deadspin as an associate editor and writer from July 2008 to December of '08.

The auto bailout: How we did it

CNNMoney.com - Steven Rattner - ‎Oct 21, 2009‎
The man who led the effort gives an inside look at the bankruptcies that shook America. By Steven Rattner Before leading the auto task force, Steven Rattner had a career that gave him many varied perspectives.