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Health Care Before Jobs

Sharp contrast in how White House tackles health care reform and jobs creates friction within Dem ranks

Walmart in Medical Pot Flap

Nationwide boycott ordered after Walmart says it won't rehire cancer-plagued worker fired for using medical pot

Facebook becomes bigger hit than Google

Social networking website Facebook has capped a year of phenomenal growth by overtaking Google’s popularity among US internet users, with industry data showing it has scored more visits on its home page than the sea

Bankruptcy Is Blockbuster's only hope

Blockbuster's (BBI) warning that bankruptcy might be looming is a scare for investors who are worried about the value of their stock — but restructuring could ultimately be a smart move for the company.

Tehran aiding al Qaeda links, Petraeus says

Iran is assisting al Qaeda by facilitating links between senior terrorist leaders and affiliate groups, the commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East told Congress on Tuesday.

Kucinich will support Obama health overhaul

WASHINGTON – Liberal Rep. Dennis Kucinich says he will support President Barack Obama's health care overhaul bill when the House considers it.

Immigrants making a landmark shift

Los Angeles – US immigrant populations are spreading out, a study released Monday found.

Dems Flip 'No' to a 'Yes'

Rep. Kucinich switches sides in health battle, supporting bill two days after Obama visits his district | VIDEO

Under Plan, Premiums Go Up

Buyers, beware: Obama says his health care overhaul will lower premiums by double digits, but check the fine print

Obama's New Partner: Al Sharpton

Known for his activist, racially polarizing views, the Rev has become a key White House ally amid increasing criticism