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Storm targets Northeast after dumping snow on South

CNN - ‎44 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- A heavy winter snowstorm churned its way up the Eastern Seaboard early Monday, dumping up to 11 inches of snow in parts of the Carolinas, with southern New England and Boston facing up to 15 inches of snow as the day goes on, the National ...

More bailout funds to AIG

Kansas City Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
The government agreed late Sunday to provide $30 billion more to American International Group as the company prepares to report a $62 billion loss today, people involved in the discussions said.

Coast Guard got no SOS from 2 missing NFL players

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO AP CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The Coast Guard received no distress signal from a fishing boat that disappeared off Florida's Gulf Coast while carrying two NFL players and two former college players.

Expert: Iranian bomb possible in a few months

Ynetnews - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israeli security experts unsurprised by US Joint Chiefs of Staff head's statement that Iran has enough fissile material to make nuclear bomb.

Tony Blair urges Israel to lift economic blockade of Gaza - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tony Blair yesterday made his first visit to Gaza as the international Middle East envoy and called for a new approach to resolving the Gaza crisis prior to a key conference on reconstruction.

Bangladesh buries mutiny dead - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of Bangladeshis are attending a state funeral for dozens of army officers killed during a mutiny by border guards in the capital Dhaka last week.

Obama doesn't want to be "engulfed in the bubble"

Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Friends and advisers said Obama has chafed at some aspects of his presidential existence. He campaigned for 18 months to reach the White House, but, finally there, he seems eager to escape its confines.

National Guard Joins Fight Against Texas Fire

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
BASTROP, Tex. -- National Guard helicopters joined other aircraft Sunday in dropping water on a wildfire that has destroyed at least 25 homes and three businesses in central Texas.
Bastrop fire almost contained Austin American-Statesman

Case May Define When a Judge Must Recuse Self

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Robert Barnes BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Hugh Caperton was born into the coal business, but for more than a decade he has spent more time in a courthouse than in a mine.
Court to review justice's decision Daily Mail - Charleston

Trade Surplus Tops $3.3 Bil. in Feb.

Korea Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Despite the economic gloom encompassing the world, South Korea's trade surplus amounted to $3.3 billion in February, buoyed by a sharp drop in imports, the Ministry of Knowledge Economy said Monday.

HSBC launches biggest shareholder cash call in UK corporate history - ‎58 minutes ago‎
HSBC made the stark admission today that it regretted diving into America's subprime market six years ago as it launched the biggest shareholder cash call in UK corporate history.

Stocks Drop From Tokyo to London; Banks, Metals Producers Fall

Bloomberg - ‎50 minutes ago‎
By Adam Haigh March 2 (Bloomberg) -- Stocks slumped from Tokyo to London and US stock-index futures retreated after Warren Buffett said the American economy is in a “shambles” and concern grew that financial firms will need more capital.

Reading the New York Times On a Kindle 2

Slashdot - ‎2 hours ago‎
reifman links to his thorough and thoughtful review of the experience of reading a newspaper on the Kindle 2. "I've been eager to try The New York Times on the Kindle 2; here's my review with a basic video walk-through and screenshots.

China's Lunar Probe Makes Planned Crash Landing - ‎1 hour ago‎
China's lunar probe, the Chang'e I crashed on to the surface of the moon on Sunday, marking an end to the first lunar mission by the country.

Analysis: Safari 4 lifts Apple above 10% browser market share

TG Daily - ‎12 hours ago‎
By Wolfgang Gruener Analysis - February turned out to be the month of the beta browsers, in a more significant way than we have seen in any other month before.

Drag film sees off Jonas Brothers

BBC News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
A 3D concert release by pop stars The Jonas Brothers has been kept off the top spot in the US box office chart by comic film Medea Goes To Jail.

Hey, Rihanna, don't fall into the same trap I did

New York Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
BY Veronika Belenkaya One Bronx woman who said she endured bruises and bite marks for eight years from her husband said she sees herself in the young singer - and urged the Barbados beauty to steer clear of ex-beau Chris Brown.

Paul Harvey: An appraisal of his career by the Tribune's Phil ...

Chicago Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Phil Rosenthal | Tribune media columnist Paul Harvey, photographed in the Chicago Tribune photo studio in 2002. (Tribune photo by Chris Walker) Paul Harvey's career—his whole life, really—was packed with the sort of surprises, superlatives, ...

Busch drives from the back to win on home track

The Associated Press - ‎48 minutes ago‎
LAS VEGAS (AP) - There were no NASCAR opportunities when Kurt and Kyle Busch were growing up in Las Vegas. Back then, the .375-mile paved Bullring was all they had.

Visiting Pistons shock defending champs

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
BY VINCE ELLIS • FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER • March 2, 2009 BOSTON -- The sounds of backups Kwame Brown and Amir Johnson singing filled the Pistons' locker room at the TD Banknorth Garden on Sunday afternoon.
Pistons start over Boston Globe

Several key Sox depart for WBC

Boston Globe - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Adam Kilgore FORT MYERS, Fla. - Trash talk already had begun flying in the Red Sox locker room yesterday, which is what one would expect from any competition including Dustin Pedroia.

More than 100 passengers sick on cruise

San Jose Mercury News - ‎12 hours ago‎
AP SAN DIEGO—A Holland American cruise ship returned to San Diego from Mexico after more than 100 passengers contracted the norovirus and became sick.

No time to waste on COBRA subsidy

Los Angeles Times - ‎Feb 27, 2009‎
If you're eligible for the health insurance extension, make sure your employer is on top of the situation. By Francesca Lunzer Kritz Not surprisingly, questions remain -- and will continue -- on the decision to subsidize COBRA health insurance benefits ...
Feds will help with COBRA payment I Really Should Study

Mass. healthcare reform is failing us

Boston Globe - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Susanne L. King MASSACHUSETTS HAS been lauded for its healthcare reform, but the program is a failure. Created solely to achieve universal insurance coverage, the plan does not even begin to address the other essential components of a successful ...
In good health Chicago Sun-Times

EU Rejects Multi-Billion Dollar Rescue Plan For Eastern Europe

Voice of America - ‎12 hours ago‎
By Stefan Bos European Union leaders have ruled out a multi-billion dollar rescue plan for Eastern Europe in the face of the global economic crisis, despite warnings from Hungary that the rejection could lead to an economic "iron curtain" across the ...

ASEAN calls for cooperation amid crisis

Xinhua - ‎31 minutes ago‎
HUA HIN, Thailand, March 2 (Xinhua) -- "Cooperation" were mentioned time and time again in official documents and leaders' addresses during the 14th ASEAN Summit as leaders stressed that only cooperation could promote the integration process of the ...

Gov. Sebelius sized up for health post

USA Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Charlie Riedel, AP By Matt Kelley, USA TODAY Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, President Obama's candidate to head the Department of Health and Human Services, would bring expertise as a former state health insurance regulator but not deep ties to the ...