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The Costs of Bailout Rage

Washington Post - ‎59 minutes ago‎
By Ruth Marcus Could we put down the pitchforks for just a moment and have a reasonable discussion about the bonuses at American International Group?

Supporters of Deposed Madagascar President to Hold Rally Wednesday

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Peter Clottey Supporters of deposed Madagascar President Marc Ravalomanana are expected to hold a political rally today (Wednesday) to know their next line of action after their leader resigned Tuesday under opposition pressure.

Next Up for the iPhone: A Basic Left Out Before

Washington Post - ‎55 minutes ago‎
By Mike Musgrove Here it is, the big announcement for the next generation of iPhone: cut and paste. Okay, it doesn't sound like much, but the cognoscenti were excited yesterday -- some reportedly cheered -- when Apple said that its latest software ...

Pope visits Africa, reaffirms ban on condoms

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- Pope Benedict XVI refused Wednesday to soften the Vatican's ban on condom use as he arrived in Africa for his first visit to the continent as pope.
Pope visits Africa's growing flock Christian Science Monitor

Begorra! Irish PM trips over White House speech

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen was just a few paragraphs into an address at a St. Patrick's Day celebration at the White House when he realized something sounded way too familiar.

Josef Fritzl trial: court hears daughter's account of cellar ordeal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Josef Fritzl returns to his trial after a break at the court in Sankt Poelten, Austria. Photograph: Reuters The Austrian woman held captive by her father in an underground prison for 24 years yesterday confronted her father with the full horror of her ...

President Obama won't give his convicted computer whiz Vivek ...

New York Daily News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
BY Kenneth Bazinet WASHINGTON - The new White House computer chief pleaded guilty 12 years ago to a petty theft charge, but it won't cost him his job, a spokesman for President Obama said.

Number of Reported Sexual Assaults in Military Climbed 8%

FOXNews - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pentagon officials said Tuesday the higher number of sexual assaults suggest that more people are reporting the incidents rather than keeping quiet.

Taxpayers vent against bonuses to AIG

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Adam Geller AP An AIG office building is shown Tuesday, March 17, 2009 in New York. Americans have stomached bailout after bailout as necessary medicine, but the revelation that millions of the taxpayer dollars to keep AIG afloat are being paid out ...

Prosecutors Look to Reclaim More Madoff Assets

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they would seek to reclaim more property of Bernard L. and Ruth Madoff, including stakes in real estate partnerships controlled by Fred Wilpon, the owner of the New York Mets who lost ...

Ford Retiree Deal Won't Suit GM, CEO Says

Washington Post - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Peter Whoriskey When Ford and the United Auto Workers reached an agreement last month on retiree health care, it was touted as a model for the industry, one that could save the companies from faltering under the multibillion-dollar burden.

Asian Stocks Advance for Fourth Day on Bank of Japan Action

Bloomberg - ‎48 minutes ago‎
By Jonathan Burgos March 18 (Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks gained for a fourth day, led by financial companies and automakers, after the Bank of Japan said it may provide subordinated loans to help banks replenish capital and US housing starts increased.

Space Shuttle Arrives at Space Station

New York Times - ‎59 minutes ago‎
By AP The space shuttle Discovery has arrived at the International Space Station to deliver one last set of solar wings that should boost the orbiting complex to full power.

Hands On With the Dell Adamo

PC World - ‎56 minutes ago‎
I'm a big fan of what Apple is doing with the 13.4-inch Adamo laptop. Oh, wait, did I say that out loud? Dell has been taking a couple pages from the Apple playbook as of late.

INX Announces Unified Computing System Architecture Events

FOXBusiness - ‎3 hours ago‎
HOUSTON, Mar 17, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) ----INX announced today that it is hosting multiple Data Center Architecture customer events with Cisco, NetApp, and VMware.

Natasha Richardson's Family Gathers for Vigil

People Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Oliver Jones She was seen wrapped in blankets, lying on a stretcher, with worried-looking husband Liam Neeson at her side. On Tuesday, Natasha Richardson began the journey from a Canadian hospital to New York, where friends and family were waiting.

Dancing with the Stars 8: Top 13 Live Results

BuddyTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's the first elimination of the season on Dancing with the Stars. For the first time in the show's history, the bottom two will have to dance off against one another to determine who will stay and who will have to hang up their dancing shoes.

'Duplicity' between spies goes way back

USA Today - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Brandishing a dead-on title, Duplicity (opening Friday) feeds on and extends eight decades of on-screen romantic espionage chicanery.
'Duplicity' Is For Grown-ups PW-Philadelphia Weekly

Devils’ Brodeur Earns NHL Record 522nd Career Victory

New York Times - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By DAVE CALDWELL NEWARK - During lulls in the action Tuesday night, a capacity crowd at the Prudential Center struck up the time-tested “Marty’s better!

Horford, Hawks win sixth straight with rout of Kings

Sports Network - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Al Horford scored a team-high 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks routed the Sacramento Kings, 119-97, at Philips Arena.

White Sox's plan: Infuse veteran club with youth

USA Today - ‎58 minutes ago‎
By Tony Gutierrez, AP By Mel Antonen, USA TODAY PHOENIX - Two years ago, Josh Fields was among the Chicago White Sox's offensive leaders, with 23 home runs as a rookie.

Obesity Takes Years Off Your Life

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
"Moderate obesity typically shortens life span by about three years," said researcher Gary Whitlock, from the Clinical Trial Service Unit at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Religion's Impact on End-of-Life Care

WebMD - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Salynn Boyles March 17, 2009 -- Terminally ill cancer patients who relied on their religious faith to help them cope with their disease were more likely to receive aggressive medical care during their last week of life, a study shows.

US capital struggles to contain HIV epidemic

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Who's next for testing?" Nathalie Boittin asked on Tuesday in a crowded waiting room at the Whitman-Walker Clinic in northwest Washington.

Obama urges end to finger-pointing on budget

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, stepping up lobbying for his record $3.5 trillion budget, called on Tuesday for an end to finger-pointing and challenged Congress to offer constructive changes.

Quinn using tax breaks to soften increase

Chicago Tribune - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By DEANNA BELLANDI | AP Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Pat Quinn wants to raise the state income tax to help plug an $11.5 billion budge deficit, but he hopes to soothe some of the sting with tax breaks.

Bush declines to criticize Obama in Canada speech

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Former President George W. Bush said on Tuesday that he won't criticize Barack Obama because the new US president "deserves my silence," and said he plans to write a book about the 12 toughest decisions he made in office.