Three Questioned in Libor Probe :: The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has arrested three men as part of an investigation into the rigging of interest rates.
Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says :: Younger Americans die earlier and live in poorer health than their counterparts in 16 other developed countries, according to a new analysis of health and longevity in the United States.
FRANCE - INDONESIA: Indonesia's Lion Air to order over 200 Airbuses :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130109-indonesias-lion-air-order-over-200-airbuses
Why Your Heartburn Drugs Don't Work :: New research suggests that in many people, heartburn may be caused by something other than acid reflux. But gastroenterologists are often stumped as to what it is and how to treat it.
The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.
HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
EU to Put Reins on Regulators :: Authorities are considering launching a legal crackdown on some national regulators for restricting European banks from freely moving funds across national borders.
Man Killed in Rare Midtown Shooting :: A man was fatally shot in the head on West 58th Street, marking the fourth death this year in a typically murder-free area of Manhattan.
Fiscal Cliff Talks Make Progress :: Budget negotiations between the White House and Republican House Speaker Boehner have progressed steadily in recent days, breathing life into talks that appeared to have stalled.
The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
Feds Ponder Joining Suit Against Armstrong :: Justice Department officials are considering whether to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Floyd Landis.
Giving to Charity and the Children :: The client had more money than he ever intended to spend. So his adviser, Brian Kazanchy, helped him tackle two of his biggest goals: Donating to charity and passing money to his two daughters as tax efficiently as possible.
One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
Flu Widespread, Leading a Range of Winter's Ills :: The United States is in the grip of an early start to the annual flu season with an unusually aggressive virus, a new type of norovirus, and the worst outbreak of whooping cough in decades.
Mohnish Pabrai: What I've Learned From Warren and Charlie - DailyFinance :: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/01/10/mohnish-pabrai-what-ive-learned-from-warren-and-ch/
Pogue's Posts: Microsoft's Surface Pro Tablet Changes the Game :: Even if the Surface Pro is not strictly a laptop killer, it nonetheless changes the game. It's a machine nobody's built before, and it should get a lot of imaginations whirring. For thousands of people, it will be an ideal mobile companion.
Generation LGBTQIA :: The new vanguard of gender activists wants a broad, inclusive way to describe sexual minorities.
10 Questions for Arnold Schwarzenegger :: Former Mr. Olympia, governor and Mr. Freeze Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about action, aging and academia
PAKISTAN: France honours Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai
Where Cats Run Free :: In Pittsboro, N.C., Siglinda Scarpa has turned her home into an animal sanctuary.
They Know What You're Shopping For :: "You're looking at the premium package, right?" Companies today are increasingly tying people's real-life identities to their online browsing habits.
The Third Coast :: By Joel Kotkin
Passing Along Life Lessons :: Why values are an increasingly important part of estate planning.
Mastering the Mismatch :: Get ready to add "spezzato," the art of contrasting jackets and trousers, to your sartorial dictionary.
Sending messages to Mark Zuckerberg will cost you $100 - Zee News :: http://zeenews.india.com/news/net-news/sending-messages-to-mark-zuckerberg-will-cost-you-100_822395.html
US for taking Taliban on board in Afghan peace process - Indian Express :: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/us-for-taking-taliban-on-board-in-afghan-peace-process/1058386/
Early Success and Its Enemies :: The novelist Martin Amis has been famous almost since birth. But his celebrity has long increased out of proportion to the quality of his books. Adam Kirsch reviews "Martin Amis: The Biography" by Richard Bradford.
FRANCE - RUSSIA: Gérard Depardieu receives Russian passport :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/europe/20130105-gerard-depardieu-receives-russian-passport
FRANCE: Moroccan family killed in light plane crash in southern France :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20130105-moroccan-family-killed-light-plane-crash-southern-france
FRANCE: French teenager's research published in Nature :: http://www.english.rfi.fr/general/20130105-french-teenager-s-research-published-nature