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UPDATE 5-Obama rounds out Cabinet with EPA, Energy nominees

Reuters - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Mon Mar 4, 2013 7:39pm EST. * McCarthy to become face of climate change push. * Moniz described as consensus builder. * Budget director pick has philanthropy background.
Obama's EPA, Energy picks: Gregoire left out in the cold
Obama Taps Familiar Face for Energy Secretary
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Fla. sinkhole becomes victim's grave

USA TODAY - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Mementos are dropped into 60-foot-deep hole before gravel is dumped in. sinkhole. Demolition on Monday revealed the giant sinkhole that opened beneath a Seffner, Fla.
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Late-season storm threatens Midwestern cities

USA TODAY - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Many cities will likely see their biggest snowstorm of the winter season. north-dakota-snow. Snow-covered trees form a scenic canopy in Bismarck, N.D.
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Time will tell if baby 'cured' of HIV - ‎55 minutes ago‎
An infant treated with anti-viral drugs now appears to be free of HIV, but it's still conceivable that there was a virus 'hidden away' in the little girl that is undetectable and could be reactivated.
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Bell on Flacco's deal: Check back in three years

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Typically, when there's big news at the Baltimore Ravens' elegant headquarters -- also known as "The Castle" -- the event is staged in the spacious auditorium.
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Fed's Bond Buying Should Continue, Official Says

Wall Street Journal - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The Federal Reserve's No. 2 official came down Monday firmly on the side of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in arguing that the central bank should continue its controversial bond-buying programs to support the still-fragile economic recovery.
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Kenyatta takes early lead as Kenya counts votes

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By George Obulutsa and James Macharia. NAIROBI | Mon Mar 4, 2013 5:59pm EST. NAIROBI (Reuters) - Uhuru Kenyatta had an early edge as Kenya continued the count on Tuesday in a presidential election that brought out millions of voters despite pockets ...
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Malaysia soldiers attack armed Filipino clan in Borneo

BBC News - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Malaysian soldiers have launched an assault on armed members of a Filipino clan who have killed eight policemen on the island of Borneo in recent days.
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Bias Incidents Vex Oberlin

Wall Street Journal - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Oberlin College, long considered a hub of tolerance and liberalism, canceled classes Monday in response to a rash of hate-speech incidents that have plagued its Ohio campus since early February.
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New York police seek hit-and-run driver who killed expectant parents, while ...

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎
New York police say they are searching for the driver and a passenger in a BMW who fled the scene of a triple vehicular homicide after slamming into a cab carrying an expectant couple, whose baby later died.
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Broke and debt-ridden Casey Anthony comes out of hiding for bankruptcy case

New York Daily News - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Casey Anthony emerged from nearly two years in seclusion Monday, giving a rare and bizarre glimpse of her sad secret life following her murder acquittal and Florida bankruptcy filing.
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Wait times at major airports expected to double

CBS News - ‎12 minutes ago‎
(CBS News) Government officials say longer-than-usual wait times at customs are the result of a new ban on overtime for customs officers.
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Trend Get Thumbs Up from Warren Buffett & Jim Cramer (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
During an interview with CNBC, Warren Buffett spoke about a subject that's near and dear to Jim Cramer's heart. That is, using natural gas as a fuel for surface vehicles.
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Wall Street closes higher in late-day rally

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Ryan Vlastelica. NEW YORK | Mon Mar 4, 2013 4:39pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks closed higher on Monday as investors staged a late-day rebound, extending a recent trend of buying on dips and pushing major indexes near all-time highs ...
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Fannie, Freddie to Create Joint Firm

Wall Street Journal - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced Monday one of the most concrete efforts to date for building a new infrastructure that could ultimately replace the government-controlled mortgage companies.
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Swiss voters say yes to 'Rip-Off Initiative' to control executive pay

Los Angeles Times
7 hours ago
Written by
Shan Li
Voters in Switzerland, angered by high executive pay, backed a plan to increase the control of shareholders over compensation of corporate leaders.
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An anxious planet awaits Apple's iWatch or iWhatever

1 hour ago
Written by
Dan Farber
Will it be the iWatch, iTV, iGlass, or the iWhatever -- the new waiting game has all eyes on CEO Tim Cook's next big move. Dan Farber.
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White House: cell phone unlocking should be legal

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - An Obama administration adviser says the White House believes smartphone and tablet users should be allowed to unlock their phones and use the devices on the network of their choosing.
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Seagate phasing out 7200rpm mobile hard drives

48 minutes ago
Written by
Brooke Crothers
Company is going hybrid for laptop hard drives. Gone are the days of the pure magnetic hard disk drive with high rpm. Brooke Crothers.
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Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S IV to Include Eye-Tracking Tech

PC Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
The rumored Samsung Galaxy S IV may be a sight for sore eyes, literally. According to a New York Times report, the company's "next big thing," to be introduced later this month, will include eye-tracking technology that turns your eyeballs into page scrollers.
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Mark Burnett's 'The Bible' begets huge ratings

Entertainment Weekly - ‎1 hour ago‎
History Channel's The Bible premiere delivered divine Nielsen ratings Sunday night, thumping all of the major broadcast shows.
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Heidi Klum joins judges panel on 'America's Got Talent'

New York Daily News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
America's Got Talent has apparently has added another hot judge to its panel. Supermodel Heidi Klum will be the latest addition to the hit reality show, joining Howie Mandel, Howard Stern, and the newly-added Melanie Brown.
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Dwayne Bowe signs contract with Kansas City Chiefs

NFL News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
More Columns >. The Kansas City Chiefs made sure that wide receiver Dwayne Bowe wasn't going anywhere. And they didn't have to use the franchise tag.
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Yankees GM Cashman breaks leg skydiving

Yahoo! Sports - ‎10 minutes ago‎
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2013, file photo, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman watches a workout at baseball spring training in Tampa, Fla.
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As Arctic ice melts, full steam ahead for shipping?

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
A study suggests that global warming is opening up a first-time chance to cruise through the Northwest Passage, which could translate into big savings in time and money for shippers.
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Physicists Tie Fluid Into a Knot

Escapist Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
The vortex knot was first theorized a century ago, but only created in a lab this year. Physicists at the University of Chicago have created a vortex knot in a lab environment, a feat which has been theorized for a century but had never been successfully ...
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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks at ISS, overcomes thruster anomalies

TechRadar UK
24 minutes ago
Written by
Matt Swider
The SpaceX Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station this weekend, overcoming anomalies in its thrusters and successfully delivering 2,300 pounds of cargo.
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Refusal to Give CPR to Elderly Woman Probed by Police

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police launched an investigation today into the refusal by a staffer at a home for the elderly to perform CPR on an 87-year-old woman who collapsed on the floor and later died.
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