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Clinton Says US Shoulder-to-Shoulder With Mexico in Fight Against ...

Voice of America - ‎40 minutes ago‎
By David Gollust In Mexico City Wednesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised the Obama administration will stand side-by-side with Mexico in its fight against drug cartels, and acknowledged that the United States shares blame for the deadly ...

Political Memo Budget Has Obama Courting Fellow Democrats

New York Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
By JEFF ZELENY WASHINGTON - President Obama loped up the stairs inside the Capitol on Wednesday, running a few minutes late for a lunch with Democratic senators.

Air Force F-22 crashes in California, pilot killed

International Herald Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California: An F-22A Raptor, the Air Force's top-of-the line fighter jet, crashed Wednesday in a remote area of the Mojave Desert, killing a test pilot for prime contractor Lockheed Martin Corp.

EU Risks Paralysis as Czech Government Collapse Snarls Treaty

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
By James G. Neuger March 26 (Bloomberg) -- The collapse of the Czech government threatened a new setback for the European Union’s stalled governing treaty, distracting the bloc’s leadership just as President Barack Obama presses for bolder European ...
EU hustles to control damage after outburst International Herald Tribune

Ari Shavit / Pact between Israel's 2 most hated men is good

Ha'aretz - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Ari Shavit, Haaretz Correspondent The hatred for Benjamin Netanyahu goes deeper. It stems from the days when he was considered the anti-Christ to Yitzhak Rabin and an indirect inciter to his murder.
Netanyahu on peace Aljazeera.net

Bomb kills 10 civilians in eastern Afghanistan

The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL (AP) - One roadside bomb killed 10 civilians Wednesday in a van along a route used by foreign troops in eastern Afghanistan while another wounded three Australian troops - highlighting a tactic increasingly favored by Taliban militants.

Coast Guard suspends search for crew of NJ boat

The Associated Press - ‎28 minutes ago‎
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) - The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday night for four missing crew members of a fishing boat that sank off the New Jersey coast.

US historian John Hope Franklin dies at 94

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US historian and civil rights advocate John Hope Franklin, credited with helping create the field of African-American history, died on Wednesday at age 94, Duke University said.

Deputy EPA chief nominee withdraws

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jonathan Cannon, citing questions about a foundation for which he served as a board member, said he didn't want to be a distraction.

US Vows To Sustain Dollar's Dominance

Washington Post - ‎39 minutes ago‎
By Tomoeh Murakami Tse NEW YORK, March 25 -- Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said Wednesday that the United States would do whatever it takes to make sure the dollar would remain the world's dominant reserve currency, clarifying comments he had ...
China and the Dollar Wall Street Journal

IBM Cuts Jobs As It Seeks Stimulus Money

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Moira Herbst Reports of deep job cuts at International Business Machines (IBM) come at a potentially delicate time for the company—just as it is hoping to secure money from the federal stimulus package.

Some at AIG Buck Efforts to Give Back Bonus Pay

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By RANDALL SMITH, JONATHAN WEISMAN and LIAM PLEVEN Some American International Group Inc. employees, vilified for receiving bonuses amid the $173 billion bailout of their company, are fighting back.

Blockbuster, Tivo In Video On Demand Deal - Prime Time Or Re-run?

ChannelWeb - ‎4 hours ago‎
Blockbuster and tivo announced a new partnership that will allow tivo subscribers with Series 2 or higher boxes and a broadband Internet connection to rent and purchase movies on-demand from the video store chain's library.

Discovery Undocks From Space Station, Returns To Earth

AHN - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Houston, TX (AHN) - The US space shuttle Discovery with seven astronauts on Wednesday undocked from the International Space Station and took photos of the orbiting laboratory's new solar wings before heading back to Earth.

Nintendo Wii sales hit 50 million

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Maggie Shiels Global sales of Nintendo's Wii console have passed 50 million, the company's boss Satoru Iwata has said. The Wii is now the fastest-selling games console in history, surpassing the PlayStation 2. Mr Iwata also said that Nintendo's ...

'American Idol': Chat live about Motown Night (and challenge Ross ...

Entertainment Weekly - ‎2 hours ago‎
Now that we've all (hopefully) recovered from President Obama's controversial decision to chase American Idol from its Tuesday-night home -- for the second time this season!

Alleged Shawn Johnson Stalker Arrested Near Dancing with the Stars Set

People Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Ken Lee A man alleged to be a crazed fan of Olympian Shawn Johnson was arrested Monday near the set of Dancing with the Stars. Police later found two loaded guns in the man's car.

Obama news conference slips in Nielsen ratings

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taking to the airwaves again to pitch his economic plan, President Barack Obama drew 40 million viewers for his latest news conference, down some 9 million from his first prime-time press encounter last month.

Recap: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky

Kansas City Star - ‎29 minutes ago‎
By Sports Network Luke Harangody exploded for 30 points and also collected 11 rebounds, as Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Kentucky Wildcats, 77-67, in NIT action at the Joyce Center.
Irish Heading Back To New York Fighting Irish Insider

Huskies aren't letting report become a distraction

FOXSports.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
by Randy Hill GLENDALE, Ariz. - Another roadside distraction has confronted the University of Connecticut men's basketball team on a March Madness journey the Huskies are hoping leads to the Final Four in Detroit.

Woods Is All the Way Back From Rehab and Ready to Win

New York Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
By LARRY DORMAN ORLANDO, Fla. - For Tiger Woods, the rehab is over and the game is on. At a course where he has won five times, including last year, he is ready to start winning again.

US Hospitals Slow to Adopt E-Records

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
By JACOB GOLDSTEIN Only 9% of US hospitals have electronic health records, according to a new survey that reveals the gap between the present state of American health care and a high-tech future envisioned by policy makers.

Circumcision Decreases Risk of Contracting STDs, Study Says

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
By PHILIP SHISHKIN Circumcision significantly reduces the risk of contracting herpes and human papillomavirus, says a new study that adds to the growing scientific evidence that the procedure helps stem the spread of some sexually transmitted diseases.
Circumcision Guards Against STDs U.S. News & World Report

Groups urge FDA changes to boost US food safety

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Obama administration should appoint a senior food safety official within the Food and Drug Administration as a first step toward safeguarding the US food supply, two advocacy groups said on Wednesday.

Ice Is Blasted to Avert ND Flooding

Washington Post - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Sandbagging continued in Fargo, ND and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., as residents' hopes were raised by word of a lower-than-expected crest of the flooding Red River.

Clinton Says North Korea Missile Launch Would Have Consequences

Voice of America - ‎6 hours ago‎
By David Gollust US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the long-range missile launch North Korea is apparently preparing for would be a provocative act that would have consequences for Pyongyang.

Land conservation bill is sent to president

San Jose Mercury News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
By Richard Simon and Bettina Boxall WASHINGTON - Congress on Wednesday approved the largest expansion of the wilderness system in 15 years, bestowing the highest level of federal protection on 2 million acres in nine states and launching one of the ...