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5 ways GOP could finally settle presidential race -
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign stop at an American Legion post in Arbutus, Md.

Obama Heading to South Korea for Nuclear Summit

Voice of America -
March 24, 2012 Obama Heading to South Korea for Nuclear Summit Joins more than 50 world leaders at next week's gathering VOA News US President Barack Obama is on his say to South Korea Saturday for next week's Nuclear Security Summit.

Kentucky wins hard-fought battle vs. Indiana -
David J. Phillip/AP As big as the buildup was for Friday night's Kentucky-Indiana Sweet 16 matchup, the NCAA South regional semifinal was better still: two storied programs, two great teams led by two of the most intense and obsessive coaches in the ...

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins - review

The Guardian -
When I finished the first Hunger Games book, the first thing I did was run down to my corner bookstore and buy a copy of the second book.

Pope Encounters A 'Wounded, Depressed' Mexico

by Jason Beaubien Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approx. 12:00 pm ET Pope Benedict XVI arrives in his popemobile at Miraflores College in Leon, Guanajuato state, Mexico Friday.

Syrian troops bombard rebel-held Homs neighborhood

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
By BASSEM MROUE AP BEIRUT - Activists say Syrian troops have fired mortar rounds at a rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs in apparent preparation to storm the area.

French Official: Brother of gunman Merah transferred to anti-terrorist ...

Washington Post -
PARIS - A police official says the mother of the man accused of killing seven people in a gun rampage in France is set to be released, while his brother has been transferred in police custody to Paris.

Mali suspended from African Union after coup

euronews -
International condemnation continues to grow following the coup in Mali, with the African Union suspending the country's membership.

Bales charged with 17 counts of murder

Fox News -
Charges filed Friday against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales reflect the horror of the crime: 17 counts of premeditated murder, more than half of them children, during a shooting rampage in southern Afghanistan.

Obama warns of economic hit if transport bill not passed

Reuters -
By Jeff Mason and John Crawley | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged lawmakers in the House of Representatives to pass a bill that would extend funding for infrastructure and transportation projects, warning that failure to do so would ...

Police: 5 people found dead in San Francisco house -
By Terry Collins AP / March 24, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO—The bodies of three women and two men have been found in a home across the street from a private high school in a quiet neighborhood and police are investigating the deaths as a possible murder-suicide ...

guns found on man at Sacramento airport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a Montana man tried to bring four loaded, semi-automatic handguns past a security checkpoint at Sacramento International Airport and was being held without bail Friday.

Bats IPO Reversal May Cost Morgan Stanley, Banks $7.1 Million

Bloomberg -
Morgan Stanley and banks on Bats Global Markets Inc.'s (BATS) initial public offering may lose $7.1 million in fees after the exchange operator withdrew its IPO, felled by a system crash that hurt Apple Inc. (AAPL) and its own stock.

Silver Pen letter: President has little to do with gas prices

Appleton Post Crescent -
A recent poll reveals that many Americans blame the president for high gas prices - a clear indication of the ignorance that exists in this country in regard to this issue.

S. Korea Welcomes Obama's Nomination of Kim for World Bank

BusinessWeek -
By Taejin Park and Sangwon Yoon on March 24, 2012 The South Korean government welcomed President Barack Obama's nomination of Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim, a Seoul-born US citizen, to become the next president of the World Bank, ...

America's health care reform through history -
By Connie Cass AP / March 24, 2012 The three days of arguments beginning before the Supreme Court on Monday may mark a turning point in a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping all Americans afford medical care.

Biden takes 'Etch A Sketch' swipe at Romney in Fla. campaign speech

Los Angeles Times -
By Michael A. Memoli Even Joe Biden couldn't resist using the "Etch A Sketch" gaffe to needle GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, as he made a broader attack against the candidate and his party for their support for a dramatic overhaul of Medicare.

Medicare Cuts: 'End As You Know It' Or Future Gift?

By Greg Allen Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Wynmoor Village retirement community in Coconut Creek, Fla., Friday about Republicans' proposed changes to Medicare.

Facebook warns job interviewees against revealing their passwords -
AP NEW YORK - Facebook has taken steps in recent days to address more worries about privacy, warning employers not to ask prospective employees for their passwords and trying to clarify its user "rights and responsibilities" policies.

Next iPhone rumor: Autumn, LTE, new dock plug

If you missed the iPhone 5 rumors, they're back. The latest claims Apple's next iPhone will sport 4G LTE, and a smaller dock connector.

Kim Kardashian Did She Deserve a Dusting?

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The flour bomb unleashed by an animal rights activist against Kim Kardashian has also unleashed a raging debate over fur, and the tactics used by protesters.

Unlocking the secrets of Mad Men

Vancouver Sun -
MAD MEN When: Season premiere Sunday, 9 pm Where: AMC If Mad Men has stood the test of time - and early evidence suggests that it has - it's because writer-creator Matthew Weiner stood by his original spec script for more than five years before anyone ...

Sluggish UNC holds off No. 13 seed -
ST. LOUIS - From his seat on the North Carolina bench, Kendall Marshall watched the Tar Heels struggle without him during their 73-65 overtime victory against Ohio on Friday night, and he watched UNC's offense falter against the Bobcats' difficult, ...

Slow-starting Musketeers X-ed out by Baylor

New York Post -
By MIKE VACCARO ATLANTA - On Sunday, Xavier spotted Lehigh a 15-point lead, allowed America to dream a little bit about seeing a 15th seed advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time.

Woods Shares the Lead Going Into Bay Hill Weekend

ABC News -
He looked like the Tiger Woods of old, making his way around Bay Hill with such ease that he putted for birdie on every hole and never came seriously close to anything worse than par.

Heat pays quiet tribute to Trayvon Martin at Palace Friday night

Detroit Free Press -
LeBron James posted this photo of the Heat team, all wearing hoodies, their heads bowed, their hands stuffed into their pockets. Details of when and where the photo was taken were not immediately available.

NASA: Space debris forces astronauts into escape capsules as precaution

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A piece of a debris from a Russian Cosmos satellite passed close enough to the International Space Station on Saturday that its crew was ordered into escape capsules as a precaution, NASA said.

Giant asteroid Vesta 'resembles planet'

BBC News -
The giant asteroid Vesta possesses many features usually associated with rocky planets like Earth, according to data from a Nasa probe.

Komen Race for Cure registration down compared to last year

KVOA Tucson News -
TUCSON - Registration for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is significantly down compared to last year. The local chapter of the Komen Foundation is suffering the consequences of a controversy involving the national Komen Foundation and Planned ...

Hip Device Phaseout Followed FDA Data Request

New York Times -
Johnson & Johnson executives decided in 2009 to phase out a hip implant and sell off its inventories for use in patients just weeks after the Food and Drug Administration asked the company in a letter for added safety data about the implant, ...

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