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Dow surges to new closing high on economy, Fed's help

Reuters - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Ryan Vlastelica. NEW YORK | Tue Mar 5, 2013 5:41pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average soared to a record closing high on Tuesday, breaking through levels last seen in 2007 and as investors rushed in to join the party in ...
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday
A look at which stocks drove the Dow to a record
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies at 58, officials call for unity, army ...

Washington Post - ‎19 minutes ago‎
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's government announced the death of President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday, ending 14 years of charismatic rule by the firebrand socialist but leaving his party firmly in control of the nation.
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UPDATE 4-Deadly snowstorm slams road, air travel in US Midwest

Reuters - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Tue Mar 5, 2013 6:07pm EST. * Storm blamed for fatal accidents in Illinois, Wisconsin * More than 1,100 flights canceled in and out of Chicago * Snow and ice make driving difficult in several states (Adds details on rush-hour conditions in Chicago, deadly ...
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"Daily Show" host Stewart will take leave to direct feature film

Reuters - ‎34 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES | Tue Mar 5, 2013 5:36pm EST. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Jon Stewart will take a break as host of satirical television news show "The Daily Show" beginning in June to direct a serious film about a journalist's imprisonment in Iran, ...
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Ancient Arctic camel a curious conundrum

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Ancient, mummified camel bones dug from the tundra confirm that the animals now synonymous with the arid sands of Arabia actually developed in subfreezing forests in what is now Canada's High Arctic, a scientist said Tuesday.
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US offers tough new UN sanctions against North Korea

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - Backed by China, the United States introduced a U.N. resolution Tuesday that would impose fresh financial and diplomatic sanctions on North Korea and tighten measures aimed at preventing Pyongyang from importing or exporting ...
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Kenyans wait to know winner after tight presidential vote

Reuters - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By George Obulutsa and James Macharia. NAIROBI | Tue Mar 5, 2013 6:09pm EST. NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan authorities hope to deliver the final outcome of a presidential vote on Wednesday, after partial results showed a lead for a politician wanted in the ...
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New York "cannibal cop" in tears as defense rests after one day

Reuters - ‎19 minutes ago‎
By Chris Francescani. NEW YORK | Tue Mar 5, 2013 6:38pm EST. NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City cop on trial for plotting to kidnap, cook and eat women shed tears on Tuesday as his attorneys rested their case after one day.
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TSA to allow pocketknives, some sports equipment

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington (CNN) -- Small pocketknives and an array of sporting equipment -- banned from aircraft cabins in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks -- will once again be allowed in U.S.
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George Zimmerman declines 'stand your ground' hearing

Los Angeles Times
11 minutes ago
Written by
Matt Pearce
An attorney for George Zimmerman said in court Tuesday that he did not need a two-week immunity hearing in April to determine whether the defendant acted in self-defense under Florida's "stand your ground law.
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FOREX-Euro inches up vs dollar as Dow hits record; Aussie boosted

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tue Mar 5, 2013 4:34pm EST. * Dow's record high, economic data boost risk sentiment * Investors still wary of ECB, Italy's political situation * Yen strengthens after BoJ confirmation hearings By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, March 5 (Reuters) - The ...
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Contract Dispute Brings Martha Stewart Back to Court

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
As Martha Stewart took the stand in a trial over whether she could sell her goods at J. C. Penney, she touched on her time in prison, why the color sage green was controversial and the risks of selling to the masses.
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FCC Backs Consumers in Unlocking of Cellphones

New York Times - ‎22 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - For a decade consumers have been able to keep their cellphone numbers even if they switched their wireless carriers. On Monday, the Obama administration and the Federal Communications Commission said consumers should also be ...
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Samsung exec: Galaxy S IV's plastic body balances manufacturability and ...

Apple Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
In an interview on Tuesday, Samsung's executive vice president of mobile Y.H. Lee said that the company's forthcoming flagship handset will carry over the use of plastic materials in a bid to strike a balance between manufacturing efficiency and customer ...
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Google's Foray Into Home Delivery Is a Sideshow in the Real War With Amazon

2 hours ago
Written by
Marcus Wohlsen
Google has done little in the past few months to disguise its ambition to battle Amazon in shopping. But the search leader's latest reported plans to get out in the street and start delivering products directly is a sideshow to the real contest between the two ...
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iPhone 5S and lower-cost sibling coming this summer?

Register - ‎3 hours ago‎
The next iteration of the iPhone - likely called the iPhone 5S, according to rumor-mongers - will be released this summer and will include a fingerprint sensor, improved camera, and more-powerful processor.
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Iron Man 3 Trailer

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Robert Downey Jr.'s ready to show off his Iron grip. The latest trailer for this summer's blockbuster-in-the-making Iron Man 3 was released Tuesday, ramping up geekverse giddiness for the big-budget threequel, which finds RDJ's alter ego Tony Stark squaring ...
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Holly Madison Gives Birth to Baby Girl, Still Deciding on Daughter's Name

E! Online - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Holly Madison is a mom! The former Playboy pinup and E! star gave birth to a baby girl earlier today and she and her beau Pasquale Rotella couldn't be happier.
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FOX announces FOX Sports 1 network - ‎38 minutes ago‎
FOX announced Tuesday that its new, national, multi-sport cable network - FOX Sports 1 - will launch Aug. 17, and it could be a potential challenge to ESPN.
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Teixeira out of Classic with strained right wrist - ‎43 minutes ago‎
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The World Baseball Classic hasn't even started yet for Team USA, but Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is out for the duration because of a strained right wrist.
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What to name non-departing Big East schools? Revive 'Metro Conference'

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Once the paperwork is signed and the money is split, a group of 11 football and basketball schools that used to be known as the Big East are going to be looking for a new identity and a fresh start.
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Haren: 'A lot of good stuff' in start
25 minutes ago
Written by
Joey Nowak
VIERA, Fla. -- It being a Spring Training start, Dan Haren was able to look at his third-inning hiccup on Tuesday as a positive. The Nationals right-hander cruised through the first two frames of his second Grapefruit League start, retiring the first six Astros hitters ...
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Ibaka ruling stuns Blake Griffin

52 minutes ago
Written by
Arash Markazi
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Blake Griffin believes Serge Ibaka should have been suspended at least one game for hitting him in the groin area.
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Geographers Compute Arctic Shipping Routes

IEEE Spectrum - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Photo: Vadim Balakin/Getty Images Pathbreaker: Icebreakers like this one will be able to plough straight across the North Pole in decades to come.
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Falkland Islands wolf arrived via ice bridge

GlobalPost - ‎1 hour ago‎
The wolf was first spotted in the 17th century by European explorers and was later commented on by Charles Darwin in 1834. Falkland wolf Enlarge.
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Newly spotted miles-wide comet bearing down on Mars

Ars Technica
1 hour ago
Written by
Casey Johnston
Scientists who just noticed the comet are trying to figure out if it will hit. by Casey Johnston - Mar 5, 2013 10:00 pm UTC. Space · 0. A comet spotted earlier this year may pass close enough for Mars to feel the rock's hot breath down its neck, according to new ...
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CDC sounds alarm on deadly, untreatable superbugs

USA TODAY - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Health officials are raising concerns that it may soon be too late to stop superbugs. superbug. A lab specimen of antibiotic-resistant Enterobacter cloacae, which belongs to a family of infectious bacteria, known as CRE.
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UK One Of The Most Unhealthiest Western European Nations, Study Says

Latinos Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The United Kingdom is one of the unhealthiest nations in Western Europe, at least according to a new study that analyzed sickness and death rates in the U.K.
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