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Handy Welker is no small factor for Patriots
Johny Murtagh gets to ride for Coolmore in absence of banned Fallon
NHL second half lookahead
New coaches and new players
Rumors and millionaires at play, two squads say fixers made approaches in African Cup of Nations
Nigeria and Ivory Coast win and reach quarterfinals
Releasing your inner photo editor
BSkyB ordered to sell ITV stake
Microsoft's Gates looks to future
Battle between Liberty Media and Diller heats up
EU ruling deals setback to copyright holders
Popularity places 1st World Heritage site in danger
Bomb explodes near U.S. patrol in Iraq
Winter storms cover parts of Middle East in snow
On Iraq, Bush shows a more restrained optimism
White House angry at envoy's brush with Iran
Ahmadinejad: Iran will produce nuclear power next year
Bush backs away from more troop reductions in Iraq
U.S. envoy calls violence in Kenya 'ethnic cleansing'
Report blasts Israeli government's conduct of 2006 war in Lebanon
Power failures threaten South Africa's ambitions for growth
Edwards exiting presidential race
McCain defeats Romney in Florida vote
Clinton wins in Florida, but without any delegates to sweeten the victory
Edwards exiting presidential race
Edwards exiting presidential race
McCain defeats Romney in Florida vote
For Giuliani, a dizzying free-fall
White House shows signs of rethinking troop cuts in Iraq
Research groups boom in Washington
The 2008 presidential campaign now comes in pairs
Senators confront attorney general over legality of waterboarding
Are American liberals "nice fascists"?
Good times for Washington think tanks
Bush hinting that Iraq troop cuts won't continue
The Reserve: She's crazy, he's macho: Reader, it's love
Book Review: The Bloody Shirt
People: Tom Cruise, Oscar Hijuelos, Aishwarya Rai
Brazil's Carnaval on a smaller scale
Australia to offer official apology to Aborigines
China tries to avert emergency and anger amid snows
Kickbacks get minister 27 years in Macao prison
Ethnic anger on the rise in Malaysia
On rate cuts, Fed is balancing recession and inflation fears
Rio Tinto takeover price indicated
BNP Paribas expects fourth quarter drop
Bank of England governor is reappointed
Boeing earnings rise for quarter
TV exec returns from exile with a video site
Doctor accused of leak to drug maker
Eli Lilly in settlement talks with government
U.S. growth slowed drastically in 4th quarter
FBI opens subprime inquiry
Bernanke's midterm tests
Subprime fears hit global stocks again
Struggling in the U.S., Starbucks looks to the past for its future
Société Générale appoints crisis manager
In spinal device research, questions on conflicts
U.S. stocks slip as investors await Fed
U.S. stocks gain after Fed announcement
FBI opens investigation into subprime lending
UBS takes $14 billion hit from U.S. housing sector
UPS posts fourth-quarter loss
Wal-Mart shakes up apparel unit; layoffs are set
Yahoo job cuts larger than expected
Russia's metals billionaires move into gold
Altria profit falls after spinoff of Kraft Foods
Auction houses confident economic turmoil won't derail art sales
Advisers to Rio Tinto suggest a takeover offer from BHP Billiton of 4.25 shares
Canon blames a slowing U.S. economy for a decline in operating earnings
EU threatens Taiwan over production of CDs
Daiwa net falls on decline in investment banking
De Beers sees challenges for diamond sales in 2008
E.ON fined €38 million for obstructing antitrust investigation
Fed cuts U.S. rates for second time in 8 days
Honda profit rises sharply
IMF trims forecasts for 2008
Lead in toy doesn't spur Mattel to issue broad recall
FBI opens criminal inquiries on 14 companies in mortgage industry
Boeing beats 4th quarter profit estimate
Times Co. is urged to focus on core business
Rogue traders can strike anytime, anywhere
Excess is part of the game
Is InBev the key to the next brewery deal?
Investors who trimmed dollar exposure might need to reverse course this year
Two Russian liberals warn strident foreign policy scares investors
U.S. small businesses see their products as bargains for Europeans
Starbucks goal: Recapture its early buzz
American small businesses gain better access to equity
A reprieve for French banker under fire
U.S. stimulus package faces competition
Worries over growth push U.S. stocks down
Transcript: Interrogation of Jérôme Kerviel
Mounting concerns over write-downs at European banks
Britain seeks measures to curb runs on failing banks
U.S. economy slows sharply in fourth-quarter
What should really be worrying Americans
Robert Pai and the art of light
Yahoo suggests turnaround won't come before 2009
China policy on higher rates is in doubt
Russian press review: Jan. 30
For many Turks, head scarf's return aids religion and democracy
Young Russian protesters barred from EU travel
EU introduces food labeling plan to cut obesity rates
Italian president tries to head off early election
Election observers warn of boycott of Russian vote
Head-scarf debate a symbol of Turkish paradox
A fight for life consumes both mother and son
When a murderer wants to practice medicine
Clues to Black plague's fury in 650-year-old skeletons
Questioning the allure of putting cells in the bank
Hitting it off, thanks to algorithms of love
U.S. federal oversight of Microsoft's market power extended
UNITED STATES: Advantage McCain?
UBS takes $14 billion hit from U.S. housing sector
Bush's devious device for ignoring the law
Cohen: American Democracy is Riveting
Dowd: Seeing red over Hillary
Sniffing out the truth
Who's hiding under our umbrella?
America's meltdown; The European view on Iran; Suharto's cronies; It's not all about statehood; Take some time off
Light through the wall
Kicking democracy's corpse
Different money, different rules
Whales in the way
Developers press ahead in Panama City
Santana deal gives Mets a new outlook
NBA roundup for Tuesday
The AP Top 25 roundup for Tuesday
Error may have spared India player
Pakistan beats Zimbabwe by 7 wickets
Albert Loddo wins fourth stage
Lawyers say Pettitte will talk about Clemens
World ice-dancing champion gets 2 and half years suspended sentence for fatal accident
2 Super Bowl tickets, $77,000
Burress breaks ranks with a bold prediction
Patriots' backup quarterback is happy playing himself
Asian federation threatens expulsions over replayed tournament
NHL roundup for Tuesday
Correction: Daytona 24-Hour story
Costumes, clichés and strange questions at Super Bowl media day
Beijing may try to control rainfall for Olympic ceremonies
South Korea defeats Japan in controversial handball Olympic qualifier
Between West and North, an old rivalry resumes at African Cup of Nations
Cameroon beats Sudan 3-0 and Egypt draws Zambia 1-1; both reach quarterfinals
European leagues and cups roundup
International sales lift Amazon earnings
Could social networking sites save the music industry?
Gadgets of the Week
DVD format wars: Two can play, but why bother?
A TV showman, once exiled, returns with a video site
Ruptured cable disrupts Internet service in Mideast and India
Pearson sells The FT Deutschland
Cellphones take spotlight at Cannes music show
Not your grandmother's utility stocks
Ahmadinejad sees nuclear energy in Iran by 2009
Violence flares in Baghdad and Basra
Iraqi troops mass for operation in Mosul
2nd opposition lawmaker is killed in Kenya
Summary of the Winograd Commission Report
Riots follow killing of second Kenyan lawmaker
Field narrows as Giuliani and Edwards end campaigns
Republican race heats up in California
Democrats in Senate short of votes for stimulus bill
Fidel and Raúl Castro win, of course, but Raúl wins bigger
Romney and McCain tangle at debate, But also try to mold a two-man race
An ex-president, a mining deal and a big donor
Republican faces challenge in efforts to reclaim House
The new race: Four candidates, 24 states and one hectic week
Bush's new budget to ask for large cuts in growth of Medicare
For the candidates, California is like a remote love interest
McCain collects another key endorsement - Schwarzenegger in California
Retirements complicate Republican efforts to retake House
Judge rejects suit over New Orleans flood losses
Western democracies undermine civil rights, watchdog group says
U.S. Army suicides in 2007 show sizable increase from 2006
Suspect in antiquity smuggling defends his innocence
Edgy Asian directors in spotlight in Rotterdam
'Over Her Dead Body': A ghost and a psychic fight for a man
Cui Jian: China's rock rebel updates his appeal
People: Britney Spears, Doris Lessing, Ethan Hawke
Suicide blast kills Afghan official
Full text of the letter from Pakistan's former chief justice
Pakistani justice breaks silence
Chinese exporter suspected in tainted drugs scandal
Al Qaeda commander reportedly killed
Suicide bomber kills Afghan deputy governor
Trains start up in southern China
Fears of mercury poisoning cast a pall on dolphin hunt in Japan
An ex-president, a big donor and a lucrative uranium deal
Indonesia: Epicenter of bird flu
Wealth brings servants, and much nervousness
Storms expose fragility of China's rail networks
Eli Lilly considers $1 billion fine to settle U.S. case
Starbucks to close stores and end sandwich sales in North America
BMW to expand production in China
Warning on bond insurers frays nerves on Wall Street
EU warns Taiwan over trade dispute
U.S. consumer spending falls off
HP case to go forward in India
The New York Times Co. swings to profit
U.S. Federal Reserve cuts key rate
Euro zone inflation rises to record
Google earnings trail estimates, leading to fears on ad outlook
Stocks fall in Europe; Asia mixed
Matsushita posts record 3rd-quarter profit
Mizuho profit falls as subprime loans weigh on brokerage unit
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial's nine-month profit drops by half
U.S. pitch to the world: 'Right now, America is on sale'
U.S. keeps an eye on Chinese security
French trader's computer seized in inquiry
BNP assesses a bid for Société Générale
Sony posts rise in quarterly profit
Comments from bond insurer lift U.S. stocks
Standard Chartered to lend $7.15 billion to one of its structured investment vehicles
Market downturn gives East Europeans a painful lesson on risk
BNP Paribas studies possible bid for Société Générale
Fund chief warns that two pillars of the markets might crumble.
Buffett may emerge as the winner from U.S. bond market turmoil
Lilly and U.S. negotiate on possible fine
Inflation hits record pace in euro zone
Fed cuts rates again, countering U.S. slide
Russia opens door to investing oil reserves in Western stocks and bonds
Costs rising, China to export inflation
Top Japanese banks hit by subprime losses
Violence in Kenya spooks investors
Lenovo's results beats expectations
Despite loss, MBIA says it will keep its crucial triple-A rating
Undersea cables cut, disrupting Net
Bad news for housing industry
OPEC is expected to heed market, not Bush
Tainted cancer drugs linked to Chinese maker of abortion pill
Swedes charge 4 in case involving copyright infringement of music and films
The carry trade is rapidly fading from the scene
Conservation, too, has that green appeal
Starbucks to close stores and end sandwich sales
China using more street-by-street surveillance technology
Shell reports record profit for a European company
Shippers remain optimistic despite economic fears
Brussels warns France on protecting Société Générale
TV and game sales help lift Sony earnings
U.S and European stocks rally after bond insurer's outlook improves
Writers Guild leaders jostle efforts to end strike
S&P expects total losses of $265 billion for banks
Russian press review: Jan. 31
Blast at unlicensed fireworks factory kills at least 19 in Turkey
By 'bagging it,' Ireland rids itself of a plastic nuisance
Serbian leader, visiting Kosovo, pledges backing to Serbs in territory
Report calls for a radical overhaul of NATO
Jimmy James, the Great Escapee, dies
Name-calling and shouting disrupt European Parliament
Personal Best: Staying a step ahead of aging
Mutant flu virus is found that resists popular drug
Mutant influenza virus resists drug
Suicide bomber kills Afghan deputy governor
Violence again flares in Baghdad and Basra
Kurds in Iraq feel their leverage decline
Senior party ministers back Olmert in Israel
Iran to produce nuclear energy by 2009, Ahmadinejad says
Senior Qaeda leader with links to Taliban is reported killed
Super Bowl is no distraction at raucous FBR Open
NORTH KOREA: Relationship issues
The rogue trader and rogue computers
Don't dump Olmert
Getting and spending
After the Fed, restore regulation
Putting Pakistan together again
The dynastic question
Playing the gender card; A balancing of economies; A political direction for ads; Playing the victim
South Carolina, then and now
Sports, dictators and democracy
Potholes on the road to luxury Thai living
Blue-Collar Giants Revel in Unity and Obscurity
Undersized Patriots Are Shedding Their Anonymity
Chelsea women's team signs American
Gambling is a football tradition, on the books or off
Santana or no Santana, these are still the Mets
Yi Jianlian is gradually warming to life in Wisconsin
Moscow says it's ready for Youth Olympics two years early
Ho-hum, Tunisia and Angola advance in African Cup of Nations
Beckham missing from England team
A handmade home
This year, expect Super Bowl ads to play nice
U.S. airwave auction exceeds $4.6 billion
Beauty bloggers begin to pull in the swag
What's in a domain name? Serious money
EU takes legal action against Germany and Sweden on gambling laws
Lenovo's results beats expectations
Cut cable disrupts Web and phones in India and Middle East
Swedes charge 4 in copyright case
The ski town that Aspen used to be like
Comfort food in Hong Kong
2nd airport for Beijing
Q & A: 'Direct' or 'nonstop' flight? Beware the difference
2 Cents' Worth: Jim Peterson
Dozens killed in Baghdad as 2 suicide bombers strike
Comrades speak of fallen marine and ties that bind
Rebels in Chad closing in on capital
Dozens killed in Baghdad as 2 suicide bombers strike
Lawlessness grips Kenyan countryside
Nets and new drug curb malaria deaths in parts of Africa
Gunmen attack Israeli Embassy in Mauritania and nearby nightclub
Talk of independence in a place claimed by 2 nations
As McCain wins, critics on right look again
One on one, Democrats aim at Republicans
Enlisting new donors, Obama reaped $32 million in January
Mexican farmers protest end of corn-import taxes
Clinton and Obama: They grin and bear it
Online schooling grows, setting off a debate
Transcript: Democratic debate in Los Angeles
New literary program to make its home online
What Stefan Sagmeister has learned in his life so far
Wagner and kin: The Recycle
Susan Sontag's son grapples with her final illness
Clever gangster drama reaches way too far for meaning
Review: Where would American culture be without the contributions of Hitler and Stalin?
Review: 'In the Blood,' Andrew Motion's memoir of childhood
At Old Master sales aesthetic perceptions begin to shift
People: Juan Diego Flórez, Britney Spears, Prince Charles
Tyler Brûlé: Lessons for Heathrow on getting into shape
Senior Qaeda commander is killed by U.S. missile
Assessing the toll of China's freak snowstorms
China formally arrests detained activist Hu Jia
Japan orders mass recall of Chinese meat products
Bomb plot suspect's lawyer cleared of wrongdoing in Australia
A lesson for Beijing in the politics of snow
Missile strike in Pakistan kills a top Al Qaeda leader
Asian stocks, except Japan, rise on bond insurer's reassurance
Société Générale chairman may be questioned
Wesley Snipes acquitted of 2 felonies in tax case
Exxon Mobil profit sets record again
In the list of top-selling games, clear evidence of a sea change
China's inflation hits American price tags
Head of Lone Star's South Korean unit found guilty of stock price manipulation
Nissan posts 16 percent rise in quarterly profit
Exxon Mobil posts record quarterly profit
Motorola weighs a shift in cellphones
Astra Agro to expand palm oil plantations
Chinalco and Alcoa buy stake in Rio Tinto
U.S. loses jobs for first time in four years
Regulators link Pfizer anti-smoking drug and psychiatric problems
U.S. stocks give up early gains
GM bets on global diversity, at least in names
Pirate Bay defiant despite criminal charges
Reassessing the Aha! moment
Earnings at Singapore Airlines beat expectations
Earnings at Singapore Airlines beat expectations
Troubled bond insurer fights back
Ericsson announces job cuts after slim proft
Exxon Mobil delivers record profit
Chinese official seeks to reassure U.S. on investment fund
Antarctica: The next North Pole?
HMV aims to become an interactive hub
India advances Hewlett-Packard murder case
Lone Star convicted of stock fraud in South Korea
U.S. stocks gain, capping a positive week
China-owned firm takes a stake in Rio Tinto
Twine ties things together on Web
Microsoft could face EU antitrust hurdles with Yahoo bid
Prosecutor urges judges to question Société Générale chief executive
U.S. reports first monthly decline in labor market since 2003
Construction's pivotal role in U.S. economy
Timeshare trap: Some check in but can never get out
Russian press review: Feb. 1
Germany rebuffs U.S. on redeployment of troops to southern Afghanistan
In Italy, the return of Berlusconi, the 'brutta figura'
France's foreign minister without borders
Stark choice for Serbs in presidential vote
Nets and new drug make inroads against malaria
Patient in Finland gets a new jaw made from his own stem cells
Suicide bombers kill dozens in Baghdad
RUSSIA: Parliamentary influence
Brooks: Leader of the pack
Governments come and go, the bologna lives on
Native injustice
A vote for more of the same
Krugman: The Edwards effect
Life in the back office; A new model for America; Sexism?
Musharraf's cheery swing through Europe
Where to watch the Super Bowl for 223 countries and territories
As African Cup moves on, everything but surprises
Is Brady the best quarterback who ever played?
England's unsentimental coach says no to the Beckham brand
Senate may call NFL chief about destruction of Patriots' tapes
Roundup: No needles, please, NFL union says
Microsoft bids $44.6 billion for Yahoo
Microsoft offers $44.6 billion for Yahoo
Amazon agrees to buy online audiobook seller
Ericsson announces job cuts after slim proft
Google says its ad growth is still strong
Motorola explores distancing itself from cellphones
Microsoft offers $44.6 billion for Yahoo
Microsoft offers $44.6 billion for Yahoo
36 hours in Cairo
SocGen: When risk management fell asleep at the switch
Nuclear: The power investment of 2008
Shooters are sought in Israeli embassy attack in Mauritania
Rebels enter capital of Chad
Lawlessness grips Kenyan countryside
Bush administration loses Guantánamo ruling
New controls at U.S. borders start smoothly
Google forces Microsoft's hand
Microsoft-Yahoo deal might create more competition
In Microsoft's bid, the mighty have fallen
Poland and U.S. advance in missile talks
It's official: Sarkozy is married
Wheels Fall Off for England Against Wales
List of Super Bowl telecasts worldwide
Afghan police lay siege to home of former warlord
A frail economy raises pressure on Iran's rulers
Egyptian troops seal Gaza border
Rebel army swarms Chad's capital
Egyptians close last breach in wall with Gaza Strip
Harsh weather points to shortages in Iran
Iraqi official and 2 American soldiers wounded when bomb explodes in office
Kenyan opposition leader calls for peacekeepers
Democrats flood states with ads as Tuesday nears
Candidates scrambling in states about to vote
No body left untoned preparing for Carnival
Nuclear leaks and response tested Obama in Senate
Northeast moves from irrelevance to influence
Offering new roles to wounded marines
U.S. candidates begin ad blitz ahead of voting Tuesday
No body left untoned preparing for Carnival in Brazil
Campaigning intensifies before crucial U.S. vote
Costs snare Bush's bold plan to trap coal emissions
Obama vs. McCain would be dream match
Half of parties' delegates up for grabs Tuesday
In U.S., orthodoxy is the political dividing line
New technologies raise hopes for identifying war dead
U.S. military reaches for landmark in spending
Confusion hamstrings Chinese authorities' storm response
Iraqi official and 2 Americans wounded in bombing
Suicide attack kills 11 in Sri Lankan capital
Pakistan again arrests Musharraf opponent
U.S. policy shifts in Central Asia
Corporate civil war at AIG
Siemens shows giants can be nimble
Google executive questions Microsoft's motives
GM bets on global diversity, at least in names
GM introduces hybrid full-size pickup truck
Joblessness could sway U.S. presidential race
Lenders who cashed in and left, leaving losers behind
While U.S. housing stumbles, Hong Kong property market soars
Northern England contemplates life without a benefactor
Alcoa invites itself into battle for Rio Tinto
G-7 nations find an unlikely ally in wealth funds
With stocks in turmoil, Asian art draws buyers
Bank problems in spotlight before G-7 meeting
Rio Tinto chief pursues another big deal
France to seek tighter risk controls on banks
Deal to end Hollywood writers' strike may be near
French president and ex-model wed, quietly
Turks protest plan to end scarf ban
Sarkozy and Bruni keep a low profile after wedding
New NATO intelligence chief was trained by KGB
Berlusconi's mother dies at 97
Tadic wins Serbian re-election as president
Swiss sausage fans fret over demise of a favorite
Barak's decision to stay preserves Israeli government
A statesman without borders
In U.S., orthodoxy is the political dividing line
America's state secrets and constitutional rights
Cohen: The Cold War as ancient history
A new chapter in ethnic cleansing
How democracy produced a monster
The Middle East
To resist Hitler and survive
Ask not what JFK can do for Obama
Of the covert and the sleazy
Miller wins Val d'Isere race to take super-combined title
Emily Brydon wins women's super-G
Ex-Yankee Knoblauch testifies, and doesn't dispute doping report
NBA roundup for Friday
NBA roundup for Saturday
The AP Top 25 roundup for Saturday
For Shane Bond, success and unfulfillment
South Africa beats West Indies by eight wickets
Returning from break, Bayer Leverkusen resumes its resurgence
Woods final round of 65 wins tournament
Karrie Webb wins playoff over Shin Ji Yai
NHL roundup for Friday
NHL roundup for Saturday
Yi and Yao struggle as Rockets top Bucks
Giants looking for more than a moral victory against the Patriots
France tromps Scotland and Wales rallies past England at the Six Nations
Maze wins World Cup downhill race
Wenger, Arsenal and the tale of three kings
10-man Ghana defeats Nigeria 2-1
European Leagues and Cups roundup
NFL spying inquiry baffles ex-prosecutors
Russia, China and Spain advance
China pulls off
Denim still works
Is the sixth time the charm? Halston brand is revived again
On the runway, playing up the U.S. downturn
Stefan Beckman: Jacobs's set designer
Fashion headlines pale in comparison to U.S. political campaign
Giant bid for Yahoo shows Microsoft's weak side
Yahoo sale could be bad news for Silicon Valley minnows
Is Microsoft gearing up for yesterday's battle?
Pirate Bay defiant despite criminal charges
Yahoo sale could hurt tech start-ups
Snow in Japan disrupts travel and sports events
Fighting in Chad's capital prompts fears of a wider war
U.S. says it accidentally killed 9 Iraqi civilians
Suicide bomber strikes southern Israel
A Lebanese diva, performing in Syria, creates drama in more ways than one
Circumcision among men may not cut AIDS risk for female partners, study shows
Thousands flee capital as fighting resumes in Chad
U.S. forces kill 9 Iraqi civilians in accidental strike
Israeli is killed by suicide bomber in shopping center
Document: Cross-border chases O.K. for U.S. forces in Iraq
UN calls for international help to quell violence in Chad
To applause and consternation, Arab icon visits Syria
Candidates go to final round in battle for Super Tuesday
Bush sends Congress $3 trillion budget
Obama, cultivating California spirit, eases Clinton's grip on state
McCain looks confident; Democratic race tightens
Candidates make final push before 'Super Tuesday'
In Democratic families, politics makes for estranged bedfellows
Once a thorn, McCain now courts a wary party
A tiny staff, tracking people across the globe
Cross-border chases from Iraq O.K., U.S. document says
From Prince Andrew, critical words for U.S. on Iraq
Bush presents $3 trillion budget and draws fire from opposition
Clinton and Obama remain in tough fight as McCain coasts
Democratic race splits the family fabric
Online journal chronicles global migration
Democrats get a voice from abroad
Bush requests $720 million for missile shield in eastern Europe
U.S. schools wrestle with tobacco company donations
Forever hunky: Ageless action figures
C'mon. would you cross this director?
A fine romance, my friend, this is
Museum of American Finance: A walk down Wall Street
Book Review: The Bush Tragedy
Book Review: The Commission
Jack Johnson rides his mellow green wave
Xian Zhang: A Chinese conductor makes the podium her own
Behind the violence of Bieito's 'Flying Dutchman'
People: Pamela Anderson, Britney Spears, Jim Morrison
At 71, the dancer Trisha Brown bows out
Great firewall of China faces online rebels
Suicide bomber hits military bus in Rawalpindi, kiling at least 6
Kabul police surround home of the former warlord Dostum
Mass treatment proposed to combat sexual diseases in Aborigines
Major highway reopened in China
Killings in Philippines make justice a dangerous ambition
Chinese begin to protest censorship of Internet
Downgrades hit U.S. stocks
A severed car grille? It's super Bowl Ad time
Google warns of threats to competition
While the candidates play nice, TV crew hopes for a fight
Diller and Malone duke it out over IAC
$7.3 billion gas plant planned for Australia
Google offers to help Yahoo deflect Microsoft bid
Ex-Credit Suisse banker convicted in U.S. insider trading case
Mad magazine enlists Pulitzer winners to take on Bush
Chinalco content with stake in Rio Tinto
Olivant drops out of Northern Rock bidding
Société Générale shares fall on report of SEC investigation
European markets flat after Asian stocks rise
U.S. factory orders rose in December
Takeda Pharmaceutical buys Japanese rights of some Amgen drugs
Microsoft says Yahoo bid is 'generous'
Shares gain in Europe and Asia
New chief of Alfa Romeo aims for a turnaround
New bid in the works for Alitalia
China's main stock index climbs more than 8 percent
Coal prices hit record amid short supply
Inflation is price as Gulf nations fight to maintain dollar pegs
Google offers Yahoo help to deflect Microsoft's bid
Analysts look to past for clues on how far markets will fall
China Railway Construction share offer delayed
Decision time looms for BHP Billiton regarding possible bid for Rio Tinto
Virgin Group emerges as top bidder for Northern Rock
U.S. vs. Europe on subprime problems
China cannot sustain its model of economic growth
Rising volatility doesn't deter demand for warrants in Asia
Shares of Ryanair slide after profit warning
Pressure mounts on Société Générale
Chinese economists expect an end to rapid economic expansion
U.S. stimulus plan offers lower mortgage rates on expensive homes
Credit worries weigh on Wall St.
U.S. loan losses lead to a review of Australian mortgage debt by Moody's
European bank chief keeps his cool while Fed looks jittery
After the strike, Hollywood may be less friendly for writers
After 14 years, WTO is set to approve Ukraine's membership
World Bank lowers growth forecasts for China
Early elections appear inevitable in Italy
Questions on party finances highlight Britons' doubts about politicians' probity
New charge in London for high-pollution vehicles
Russian press review: Feb. 4
No guarantees of a Westward tilt in Serbia
Bush requests $720 million for missile shield in Eastern Europe
Court convicts 5 for aiding failed London bombers
EU details hurdles ahead for Romania and Bulgaria
Rocket test by Iran perplexes the West
U.S. raid accidentally kills 9 Iraqi civilians
After a year of relative calm, Israel is hit by a suicide attack
Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish rebel sites in Iraq
LATIN AMERICA: Arms race?
Chinalco says it has no plans to increase stake in Rio Tinto
Who do the candidates think they are?
Beijing's empty promises
Bush is late and lame on global warming
A guide to Super Tuesday
There will be blood
Primary choices: Hillary Clinton
Kristof: People of faith
Kristol: The right thing
Krugman: Healthier plan
Missing the point; Kouchner's past and future; The meaning of 'mortadella'; Bill's Kazakh connection
Primary choices: John McCain
The Obama magic
Giants complete makeover and rewrite history
Giants stun Patriots in Super Bowl XLII
A formula for success, but not for innovation
Sprinter Maurice Greene announces retirement
NBA roundup for Sunday
Giants shatter Patriots' bid for history books
The AP Top 25 roundup for Sunday
Egypt defeats Angola 2-1 and will meet Ivory Coast in semifinal
Holmes beats Mickelson in playoff
NHL roundup for Sunday
In 1958, time stopped for Manchester United
European Leagues: late matches in Italy, Spain and Portugal
Rain postpones U.S. vs. Germany match, Russia, Spain, China advance
Kimono folds seen as Japan's couture
Jelly brand molds Brazil's footwear style
Foreign affair: U.S. style goes global
Microsoft adds sixth research lab
News Corp. profit edges up, helped by Fox
Ruptures call safety of Internet cables into question
A North Korean Web site offers goods through the Internet
Another difficulty for a Microsoft-Yahoo marriage: Recruiting
Under wintry skies, a city revealed
Thousands are reported to flee Chad's capital
Iran launches rocket to commemorate new space center
Kenya death toll surpasses 1,000
Chad uprising fades as France backs government
Kenya death toll exceeds 1,000
Former ally to challenge Mugabe in vote
Final push in U.S. before Super Tuesday
U.S. candidates blitz states as Super Tuesday looms
For Clinton the speaker, the smaller the better
With contests in 24 U.S. states, Mike Huckabee wins the first
Marches show disgust with a Colombian rebel group
Issues start rush to citizenship by Hispanics
McCain leads the field, but shuns Talk of victory
24-state battle for votes, delegates and momentum
Facing far bigger crowds, Obama strikes a New note
With contests in 24 states, candidates offer final appeals
Processing of Iraqi refugees remains slow, U.S. says
Meet the new Mitt Romney, the anti-insider populist
Primaries will test new voting systems
States prepare for tests of voting- system changes
Tuesday delegates: State-by-state look
Obama draws over-capacity crowds
Joshua Lederberg, 82, pioneer in bacteria science
McCain faces a dual challenge on his foreign policy message
24-state battle for votes, delegates and a hint of a larger victory
Satellite spotters often learn too much for government's comfort
U.S. fears Qaeda is extending its reach
Oscar nominees urged to attend ceremony
Jasper Johns: Color in shades of gray
At Christies, 2nd highest ever European auction
People: Teri Hatcher, Anna Netrebko, Britney Spears
Time runs out for an Afghan held by the U.S.
Wildcat grows more endangered as Japanese island grows less remote
China struggles to restore power to all
India, shunned by tennis star, reflects on intolerance
Philippine House votes to oust its speaker
China frees journalist jailed on spy charges
A frenzied hunt for 4-year-olds' destinies
Storms in China turned a long train ride into an ordeal
Rare wildcat barely surviving on Japanese island
Société Générale scandal: 'A suspicion that this was inevitable'
BHP raises its bid for Rio
Dispute with supplier clouds Chrysler's production
Boston Scientific posts loss, but sales beat expectations
Dow sheds more than 300 points on weak business survey
Ukraine joins the World Trade Organization
Unlike the '70s, energy lessons expected to last
As U.S. utilities switch to gas, energy prices expected to increase
Former Credit Suisse banker convicted of insider trading by U.S. court
News Corp. buoyed by television advertising prospects
In a rare loss, Nike's marketing muscle fails to score
Australian interest rates raised to 7 percent
Emerging markets drive SingTel earnings
Sohu.com posts 148 percent rise in profit
European and Asian stocks fall after downgrades in U.S. financial sector
U.S. stocks slide after weak data on service sector
New World Bank economist is first from outside Europe and U.S.
Disney profit slips, but beats estimates
Adidas tries new format to lift market share
Alstom shows off its newest, fastest train
It's looking like hard times in the U.S. bond market
BP announces 5,000 jobs cuts after profit disappoints
Corporate China poised for bigger overseas deals
Microsoft's bear-hug approach to Yahoo
Recent bids, mergers, acquisitions
Former Dow Jones director settles insider trading case
U.S. services index plunges for January
Cash luring filmmakers to Germany
Utilities turn from coal to gas, raising risk of price increase
You don't wear them or eat them, but 'organic' flowers are growing
Philippine military recruits residents to defend mines
News Corp. buoyed by television advertising prospects
Nike unlikely to recover its bet on hockey equipment
NYSE Euronext shares slide despite tripling of profit
Australian interest rates raised to 7 percent
When shopping and the AIDS fight are mixed
British Airways heats up business-class competition
ECB's grip on rates could slip
Investors pull funds out of laggard Japanese hedge fund
Ryanair ordered to pay damages for Sarkozy ad
Las Vegas Sands profit falls 65%
Société Générale trader 'won't be a scapegoat'
Credit crunch changes everyday life in U.S.
Economic downturn changes everyday life for Americans
U.S. stocks slide on weak service sector outlook
Emerging markets offset U.S. slowdown for Toyota
Chinese academic named World Bank chief economist
EU preparing WTO media complaint against China
Chinese feel the sting of inflation
Russian press review: Feb. 5
Altar on Greek summit seems to predate Zeus
Baby caught and saved after being thrown from burning building
Merkel's election fears said to drive Afghan troop refusal
Only French need apply to take over Société Générale
Russia offers to relax restrictions on election monitors
Serbian coalition divided over EU pact
Car-free, solar city in Gulf could set a new standard for green design
Feel like a fraud? At times, maybe you should
A medical mystery unfolds at Minnesota meatpacking plant
Satellite spotters glimpse secrets, and tell them
Smokers and the obese cheaper to care for, study shows
U.S. military kills at least 3 civilians while raiding a house in Iraq
Hamas says it was responsible for suicide bombings in Israel
INDIA: Competing cities
The disastrous budget of a lame-duck president
The disastrous budget of a lame-duck president
Another danger made in China
Greenway: America's odd couple
Herbert: Winds of change
The righteous among us
No more plastic bags; Too much Clinton
Food politics, half-baked