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Preacher Slay Witnesses Unfazed At First

CBS News - ‎3 hours ago‎
During a service at the First Baptist Church of Maryville in Ill., a 27 year-old man shot and killed the church?s pastor as well as stabbed two congregants and himself.

Obama Puts His Stamp on Science Policy

ABC News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
By PHILIP ELLIOTT AP Writer AP President Barack Obama says science matters to his administration, a direct rebuke to his predecessor and his policies.

PM visits barracks murder scene

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Gordon Brown is due to arrive in Northern Ireland to visit the army barracks where two soldiers were murdered by the Real IRA.

Kim 're-elected' in N Korea vote - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kim Jong-il, the North Korean leader, has been re-elected to the country's parliament in elections that have been closely watched for hints as to his possible successor.

Explosions damage police cars in China

Times Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A police car and a fire engine were damaged when angry crowds in a Tibetan county of western China hurled several home-made explosive devices during a protest early this morning.

Sudan Islamist leader 'released'

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Mr Turabi's son Siddig said his father had been freed and returned to his home in Khartoum without explanation. Mr Turabi was imprisoned two months ago after calling on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to surrender to the International Criminal Court.

Most religious groups in USA have lost ground, survey finds

USA Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Garrett Hubbard, USA TODAY By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY The percentage. of people who call themselves in some way Christian has dropped more than 11% in a generation.

Transit outlook grimmer after record '08

USA Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY By Marisol Bello, USA TODAY The number of people riding buses and trains hit a 52-year high in 2008 as skyrocketing gas prices and a faltering economy pushed riders toward less expensive travel.

Developing world may need $700 billion -World Bank

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
By Lesley Wroughton DAR ES SALAAM, March 8 (Reuters) - Developing countries could face a financing gap of $270 billion to $700 billion this year as trade income dwindles and rich nations vie for capital to deal with a global slump, the World Bank said ...

Shelves nearly bare on Circuit City's last day

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
(03-08) 18:11 PST -- The inside of Circuit City's San Mateo store looked like a picked-over turkey carcass on Sunday - the bankrupt consumer electronics retailer's final day.

Swiss Re, Credit Suisse name new chairmen

Washington Post - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By Katie Reid and Sam Cage ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse and Swiss Re both announced the appointment of new chairmen on Monday, shifting executives in an effort to limit the impact of the financial crisis.

Japan Posts First Current-Account Deficit Since 1996 on Exports

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Keiko Ujikane March 9 (Bloomberg) -- Japan posted its first current- account deficit in 13 years in January after exports collapsed amid the global recession.

NASA's Funding Issues Cloud Future Space Efforts

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
By ANDY PASZTOR A US space shuttle slated to blast off Wednesday will carry the final solar-panel assembly to provide power the International Space Station needs to support more crew members, but the mission comes amid uncertainty over the future of ...

Ball Aerospace-Built Kepler Spacecraft Launches From Cape Canaveral

FOXBusiness - ‎4 hours ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 6, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ ----The Ball Aerospace-built Kepler spacecraft carrying the largest camera ever sent by NASA beyond Earth's orbit, successfully launched aboard a Delta II rocket ...

Cydia Store to Sell Jailbroken iPhone Apps - ‎2 hours ago‎
iPhone and iPod Touch owners rejoiced when Jay Freeman released Cydia, a software installer for jailbroken iPhone OS. The Cydia store was launched on Saturday for developers to sell their apps for jailbroken iPhone and iPod Touch devices.


Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
HOME LIFE: ABC’s “Castle” stars Nathan Fillion as a writer who’s the single dad of a teen played by Molly Quinn. Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic play a mystery writer and a cop working together on cases in the new ABC show.

My Barbie

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sure, she only had one foot, but she was ready for whatever adventure a girl could dream up. By Amy Goldman Koss What sets today apart from all other days, of course, is that it's Barbie's 50th birthday.

'Watchmen': Why Rush Limbaugh isn't gonna like it

Entertainment Weekly - ‎6 hours ago‎
The biggest laugh Watchmen got at the sold-out, 9 am, IMAX suburban-theater show I went to on Saturday occurred [SOMETHING OF A SPOILER ALERT HERE -- LOOK AWAY IF YOU MUST!

Derek Jeter remains optimistic about Yankees despite A-Rod's surgery

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
BY Anthony Mccarron The Yankees play 23 games in April. If A-Rod misses the whole month, how many will the Bombers win? TORONTO - The Yankees might not be able to replace Alex Rodriguez's production while he recovers from hip surgery, but the team is ...
Surgery KOs A-Rod 6-9 weeks Detroit Free Press
A-Rod to have surgery after all Philadelphia Daily News

Unsung heroes play part in USA's win - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Ed Eagle / Mark DeRosa, who played left field and third base, racked up four RBIs on Sunday night. (Elsa/Getty) TORONTO -- For all of the MVP Award winners and All-Stars who dominate the star-studded United States lineup in this World ...

Celtics can't get a leg up vs. Orlando

Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Frank Dell'Apa For a while last month, the Celtics seemed like they were all thumbs, three players sustaining injuries to the digit, Tony Allen's serious enough to require surgery.
East could still be Magic's Philadelphia Daily News

Uganda: HIV/Aids- Will Law On Intentional Spread Reduce Infections? - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kampala - WHEN Zubeida Najjuka discovered that her husband of 20 years was HIV-positive, she was devastated. Her husband, Umar Kamoga, had known his status for five years but had not told her.

Boost to health coverage planned

Boston Globe - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Elizabeth Cooney Massachusetts will combine federal stimulus money with an existing state assistance program so that thousands of unemployed residents will be able to get health insurance at a small fraction of the usual cost, state officials are ...
Graduate student has health care options The Post-Standard -

ASK THE EXPERT: Free colorectal cancer screenings available locally

Muncie Star Press - ‎49 minutes ago‎
By MAZEN ALSATIE • March 9, 2009 Q. How does colorectal cancer develop? What are some of the risk factors that I can control? A. Colorectal cancer develops from polyps, growths on the lining of the colon and rectum.
Free Colon Cancer Screening Kits TopNews United States

Health overhaul tests Obama's political skills

Washington Post - ‎47 minutes ago‎
President Barack Obama speaks as he hosts congressional committee chairmen, their Republican counterparts and their spouses at a dinner in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2009.

President, others fete Kennedy

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎50 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama led a Kennedy Center crowd in a performance of "Happy Birthday" last night, capping a star-studded musical birthday tribute to ailing Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

Iran reportedly test-fires missile designed to destroy ships in ...

Dallas Morning News - ‎43 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iran has test-fired a precision air-to-surface missile with a 70-mile range, demonstrating a capability to threaten ships in the Persian Gulf.
The road to Tehran Los Angeles Times
A Toe in the Water Washington Post