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Fight Brewing Within GOP Over Soul, Future of Party

FOXNews - ‎5 hours ago‎
This week's dustup between GOP chief Michael Steele and influential radio host Rush Limbaugh underscored the struggle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party.

Backgrounder: US-Russian dispute on missile defense

Xinhua - ‎40 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday that the United States and Russia have the opportunity to cooperate on missile defense.

UN fails to agree on Sudan action

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Key powers at the United Nations have failed to agree on a statement asking Sudan to reverse its decision to expel aid agencies. The UN Security Council was holding its first meeting since the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for ...

Tsvangirai recovering in hospital

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is recovering in hospital after a car crash on Friday which killed his wife Susan.

Israeli airstrike kills militant in northern Gaza

Xinhua - ‎50 minutes ago‎
GAZA, March 7 (Xinhua) -- An Islamic Jihad militant was killed in an Israeli airstrike on a group of militants in northern Gaza Strip on Saturday morning, the group and medics said.

Queen to bend protocol for Obama

United Press International - ‎2 hours ago‎
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown greets guests before addressing a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 4, 2009.

Congressman Labels Obama 'Abortion President'

FOXNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rep. Chris Smith, RN.J., accused Obama of launching two attacks on pro-life measures. One of the most outspoken abortion opponents in Congress labeled President Obama the "abortion president" on Friday in response to news that Obama intended to sign an ...
Obama expected to lift stem cell limits Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Obama to restore stem cell funding San Francisco Chronicle

President Obama Speaks at Healthcare Summit

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama opened a White House health care summit Thursday, calling for his allies and opponents to come together to overhaul the US health care system.

Obama: Stimulus plan is already saving jobs

Boston Globe - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Obama greeted police officers yesterday at their graduation ceremony in Columbus, Ohio. (REUTERS/Larry Downing) Associated Press And Globe Staff / March 7, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio - While acknowledging an "astounding" number of job losses, ...

Surging US Unemployment Rate Pressures Obama for More Action

Bloomberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Bob Willis March 7 (Bloomberg) -- The jump in the US unemployment rate to the highest level in a quarter century last month suggests the recession is deeper than the Obama administration forecasts and additional measures may be needed to restart ...

Bernard Madoff to Face New Charges, May Be Nearing Plea Deal

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
By David Glovin March 7 (Bloomberg) -- Bernard Madoff, the alleged mastermind of a $50 billion Ponzi scheme, may be nearing a guilty plea after federal prosecutors filed a notice that they intend to bring new criminal charges against the New York money ...

Remember to spring forward this weekend

Houston Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
By ERIC BERGER Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle Stephan Savoia AP Clocks are tested at Electric Time Co. in Medfield, Mass. They'll be adjusted Sunday, along with timekeepers in 48 US states.

Kepler blasts off in search of Earth-like planets

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Malcolm Denemark / AP In a timed exposure, spectators watch from Cocoa Beach as the Kepler satellite launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Microsoft to let PC users turn off IE Web browser

The Associated Press - ‎7 hours ago‎
SEATTLE (AP) - A single check box deep in the guts of the next version of Windows is giving Microsoft Corp. watchers a peek at how the software maker plans to keep European antitrust regulators from marring a crucial software launch.

Craigslist to sheriff: Federal law protects site

CNET News - ‎6 hours ago‎
by Greg Sandoval Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster has responded to the lawsuit filed this week by the sheriff of Chicago's Cook County against the Web classified publication.

Rihanna Allowed to Tape Record Calls from Chris Brown

People Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Mike Fleeman Although the court slapped Chris Brown with among the least restrictive of protective orders, Rihanna does have the means to gather evidence against him if he causes trouble.

Alan Moore, author of "Watchmen," reinvented the comic book

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Christopher Borrelli and Robert K. Elder | Tribune reporters Over the past 30 years, author Alan Moore has almost single-handedly reinvented the comic book, transforming its language, broadening its scope and deepening its intellect.

'American Idol': Q&As With the Top 13!

Entertainment Weekly - ‎12 hours ago‎
Start to get to know this year's 'Idol' class: How did they handle the pressure of the one-shot format? What did they really think of Norman Gentle and Tatiana Del Toro?

A-Rod and Yankees at crossroads: Face surgery dilemma over ...

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
BY Mark Feinsand Joe Girardi (l.) and Brian Cashman have Alex Rodriguez and his hip on the brain. TAMPA - A cloud of uncertainty hovered over Steinbrenner Field Friday, as the Yankees held their collective breath for the latest news on the most famous ...

NASCAR AT AMS: Old pro Martin earns first pole since 2001

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Rick Minter Mark Martin’s lap during Friday’s qualifying for the Kobalt Tools 500 blew away the generally accepted theory that a race-car driver’s performance diminishes with age.

Celtics' D brings yet another W against Cavaliers

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Frank Dell'Apa The Celtics hoped to take the ball out of LeBron James's hands last night. Actually, they were content to coax James into voluntarily surrendering possession, even if he found an open teammate.

Baby Bottle Makers Ditch BPA

WebMD - ‎13 hours ago‎
By Miranda Hitti March 6, 2009 -- The top six makers of baby bottles in the US have agreed to stop using the polycarbonate plastic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in their bottles.

Bay pilot pleads guilty to pollution law violations from 2007 incident

CNN - ‎6 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The bay pilot who steered a container ship into the San Francisco Bay Bridge in 2007, causing a massive oil spill, pleaded guilty Friday to violating misdemeanor pollution laws and faces up to 10 months in prison, ...

Health Buzz: Supreme Court Phenergan Ruling and Other Health News

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Mar 5, 2009‎
The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the antinausea medication Phenergan and its warning label does not protect drugmaker Wyeth Pharmaceuticals from being sued, the Associated Press reports.
Comment by Jeff Bernstein, Esq.
Policy Analyst, U.S. PIRG

Fight for marriage, family is new protest focus

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
The crowd in front of City Hall on Thursday had a different vibe. It was there to watch the arguments before the state Supreme Court on the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

Obama veers from Bush's environmental course

USA Today - ‎Mar 5, 2009‎
By Traci Watson, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - Even before George W. Bush can settle into his new house in Dallas, his legacy on the environment is being dismantled by his replacement in the White House.
Heading off a crisis Chicago Tribune

US wants dialogue with Pyongyang: US envoy

AFP - ‎3 hours ago‎
SEOUL (AFP) - The United States wants dialogue with North Korea, Washington's new special envoy to Pyongyang said Saturday, amid concerns the communist state is preparing to test-fire a missile.