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Mitt Romney to win Florida primary, CBS News projects

CBS News -
Mitt Romney will defeat Newt Gingrich in the Florida Republican primary, CBS News is projecting, in a victory that reestablishes the former Massachusetts governor as the clear frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination.
The Associated Press
The Associated Press

Naming names behind slew of super PAC ads

By Fredreka Schouten,, Christopher Schnaars WASHINGTON - A Wyoming mutual fund manager and a Silicon Valley Internet pioneer are among the wealthy donors behind the blitzkrieg of ads driving the GOP presidential primaries, campaign-finance reports ...

FAQ: What's at stake tonight in Florida?

By Bryan Monroe, Editor When will a winner be called? Florida is in two times zones, so it will be delayed Why is Florida such a big deal?

'X Factor' Exits: Where Does The Show Go From Here? -
MTV News spoke to a trio of 'Factor' experts about the departures of Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Steve Jones. By James Montgomery (@positivnegativ) Reactions to the departures of "X Factor" host Steve Jones and judges Nicole Scherzinger and ...

Facebook Is Said to Pick Morgan Stanley to Lead Share Sale

BusinessWeek -
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc., the world's largest social-networking service, chose Morgan Stanley to take the lead on its planned initial public offering, four people with knowledge of the matter said.

Peyton Manning still has a Colt following, for now

Boston Herald -
By Sam Farmer / Los Angeles Times (MCT) INDIANAPOLIS - The most-discussed NFL quarterback at the Super Bowl week is the one who isn't here.

Russia Stands in the Way of UN Call for Assad to Step Down

New York Times -
UNITED NATIONS - The battle over Syria moved to the United Nations on Tuesday as Western powers and much of the Arab world confronted Russia and its allies in the Security Council over their refusal to condemn the Syrian government for its violent ...

Islamists, protesters clash outside Egyptian parliament

Los Angeles Times -
REPORTING FROM CAIRO -- Hundreds of protesters demonstrating outside parliament Tuesday clashed with Muslim Brotherhood members, leaving more than 20 injured as tensions sharpened between Islamists and liberals over the fate of the revolution that ...

Search for cruise ship bodies partly halted

Irish Times -
WITH BAD weather having finally hit the Italian island of Giglio, the search for the bodies of the 15 people still believed missing from the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner was partly abandoned yesterday.

Florida patrol defends decision that led to 10 traffic deaths

Chicago Tribune -
ORLANDO, Fla (Reuters) - The Florida Highway Patrol, criticized for reopening a highway early Sunday to traffic in low visibility that resulted in crashes killing 10 people, said on Tuesday that a supervisor made the decision to open the road because ...

Deficit Again Expected to Top $1 Trillion

Wall Street Journal -
By DAMIAN PALETTA WASHINGTON—Tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to take effect in January 2013 would slow the economy and raise unemployment next year unless policy makers strike a deal to keep those changes from kicking in or offset their ...

Occupy DC protesters sleep under 'Tent of Dreams,' defy no-camping rules

Washington Post -
Occupy DC protesters spent Monday night huddled under the celestial sweep of a blue tarp they had erected in McPherson Square, talking, singing and, yes, sleeping - in defiance of rules that prohibit overnight camping in the park.

Amazon's Sales Miss Estimates, Profit Drops 57%

Bloomberg -
Enlarge image Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces new Amazon and Kindle products in New York on Sept.

Home prices decline for a third straight month

Los Angeles Times -
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index of 20 large US cities fell 1.3% in November from October as foreclosures continue to drag down the housing market.

Wall Street ends strong January on flat note

Reuters -
By Edward Krudy | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street closed its best month since October on a flat note on Tuesday as weaker-than-expected economic reports surprised investors after a stream of positive data in recent months.

Few regrets among Rick Santorum's Florida faithful

Los Angeles Times -
By Alana Semuels When last we checked, Rick Santorum was polling at about 13% in Florida and had already left the state for potentially greener pastures in Colorado and Nevada.

West to shift candidacy to Rooney's territory; Rooney to shift to western ...

Palm Beach Post -
Get updates on the latest Lotto drawings plus coverage of the new multi-state Powerball game. Winning numbers More than 300 men and women with ties to Florida have given their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Online petition asks Apple for 'ethical' iPhone -
Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light.'s tech reporters look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world.

EU Opens Samsung Antitrust Probe

Wall Street Journal -
By FRANCES ROBINSON BRUSSELS—The European Commission opened a new front in the global patent war between Samsung Electronics Co.

Lana Del Rey on 'SNL' Fiasco: 'I Actually Felt Good About It'

Reuters -
By Tim Kenneally at TheWrap Lana Del Rey is definitely one of a kind. At least when it comes to her opinion about her recent performance on "Saturday Night Live.

Kristen Bell: It's her party sloth, and she'll cry if she wants to

Los Angeles Times -
Oh, Kristen Bell, where do we begin with you and the sloth? In a showcase of the adorable, the absurd and the so insanely funny, the actress revealed to Ellen DeGeneres that her fiancé Dax Shepard really outdid himself with her latest birthday gift.

Giants offensive line's goal: sustain drives

By Jon Saraceno, USA TODAY INDIANAPOLIS - The New York Giants boast a big, raw-boned offensive line that diligently works the trenches with the type of old-school, blue-collar effort preached by no-nonsense coach Tom Coughlin.

Sidney Crosby has soft tissue injury

AP PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby's concussion-like symptoms may not be due to a concussion after all. The Pittsburgh Penguins star said Tuesday he's been diagnosed with a soft-tissue injury in his neck that mimics the symptoms of a concussion but is ...

Chicago? Maybe God will direct Dwight to stay in Orlando

Orlando Sentinel -
Sorry to bother you because I know you're busy dealing with important issues like world hunger, peace in the Middle East and acquiring Tebow some better receivers (LOL!

On the Tee: Waste Management Phoenix Open -
By Steve Elling | Senior Golf Columnist Were you aware that exactly two American players have recorded a trio of victories over the combined 2011-12 seasons?

Scientists intrigued by atoms from beyond the solar system

Christian Science Monitor -
NASA's IBEX spacecraft has snagged atoms that came from outside our solar system. Interstellar space includes the raw material that becomes new stars, planets, and organic life.

Pythons linked to Florida Everglades mammal decline

BBC News -
By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website Non-native Burmese pythons are the likely cause of a staggering mammal decline in Florida's Everglades.

Disparities Found in Repeat Breast Cancer Surgery

New York Times -
Nearly half of women who had lumpectomies for breast cancer had second operations they may not have needed because surgeons have been unable to agree on guidelines for the most common operation for breast cancer, a new study finds.

Ulcer drugs 'link to fractures'

BBC News -
Women who take certain ulcer drugs have a small increased risk of hip fractures in later life, particularly if they smoke, US research suggests.

Cancer Group Halts Financing to Planned Parenthood

New York Times -
In a decision that is inflaming passions on both sides of the abortion debate, the world's largest breast cancer organization, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is cutting off its financing of breast cancer screening and education programs run by Planned ...


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