Reuters - 1 hour ago
By Yoko Nishikawa TOKYO, March 27 (Reuters) - Japan on Friday ordered its military to prepare to intercept any dangerous debris that might fall on its territory if a missile launch planned by Pyongyang goes wrong.
U.S. official challenges North Korea's satellite claim Los Angeles Times
New York Times - 2 hours ago
By MARK LANDLER MONTERREY, Mexico - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, continuing her show of solidarity with Mexicans in their struggle against drug trafficking, toured a high-tech police base in Mexico City on Thursday and greeted diplomats ...
Bloomberg - 58 minutes ago
By Paul Tighe and Jay Shankar March 27 (Bloomberg) -- Sri Lanka’s main Tamil political party called on the government to declare a cease-fire to protect civilians in the north, as the army said the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is facing “imminent” ...
UN Urges 'Humanitarian Pause' in Sri Lankan Fighting Voice of America
US accuses Sri Lanka of shelling civilian areas International Herald Tribune
Washington Post - 56 minutes ago
By Lori Montgomery Congressional Democrats have advanced a streamlined version of President Obama's first budget request, as committees in both chambers endorsed a $3.5 trillion spending plan that clears the way for lawmakers to pursue the president's ...
guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago
Hundreds of teenagers who were subjected to months in custody by a corrupt judge have had their convictions quashed by Pennsylvania's highest court in a judicial scandal dubbed "kids for cash".
Hundreds of Pa. juvenile convictions reversed The Associated Press
FOXNews - 54 minutes ago
Maryland's legislation will limit use of the death penalty to first-degree murder cases with biological or DNA evidence, videotaped voluntary confessions or video linking defendants to a crime.
Maryland House approves $13.9 billion budget plan Baltimore Sun
House vote limits capital punishment Washington Times
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By DAMIAN PALETTA and JENNY STRASBURG WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner called on lawmakers Thursday to enact the most comprehensive changes to financial-market regulation since the New Deal, prompting hedge funds and others in the ...
Reuters - 31 minutes ago
March 26 (Reuters) - US truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp (NAV.N) said it has issued a non-binding letter of intent to buy certain assets and assume certain liabilities of bankrupt recreational-vehicle maker Monaco Coach Corp (MCOAQ.
Navistar May Go RVing Forbes
Navistar Tentatively Agrees To Buy Monaco Assets Wall Street Journal
Forbes - 2 hours ago
Wall Street may now be infamous for wealthy execs clinging to their bonuses even in the midst of a downturn, but that’s not always the way it plays out in big tech.
New York Times - 44 minutes ago
By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER LOS ANGELES - Tesla Motors on Thursday unveiled its Model S, an all-electric sedan it hails as the beginning of a generation of fossil-fuel-free cars and a profitable company.
Tesla unveils its all-electric, seven-seat sedan BusinessWeek
Tesla Model S photo slide show with exterior, features San Jose Mercury News
Reuters - 2 hours ago
A former Microsoft executive blasted off into space Thursday morning with the Expedition 19 crew aboard a Russian spacecraft headed for the International Space Station.
Register - 4 hours ago
Apple announced on Thursday that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC will be held on June 8 through 12, as expected. As it has been since 2003, WWDC will be held at San Francisco's Moscone Center and will feature educational opportunities ...
Web Speculation Rises as Apple Sets WWDC Date Sci-Tech Today
Entertainment Weekly - 1 hour ago
There are only eight weeks left in American Idol's eighth season, and tonight's episode drove home Ryan Seacrest's enduring refrain about the importance of speed-dialing on behalf of your favorites -- even when you think they've performed well enough ...
`American Idol' drills down to 9 contestants The Associated Press
American Idol, Top 10: Results The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Extra TV - 2 hours ago
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
There is a lyrical sensitivity to "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency," a new seven-episode series on HBO based on the wildly popular novels of Alexander McCall Smith that feature a detective in Botswana named Precious.
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
By Del Quentin Wilber Former Baltimore Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada yesterday was sentenced to one year of probation, fined $5000 and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service for lying to Congress about his knowledge of ...
Tejada gets year probation for misleading Congress The Associated Press
FOXSports.com - 1 hour ago
by Robert Lusetich After more than 20 years of covering everything from election campaigns to the Olympic Games, Robert Lusetich will focus on his first love, golf, and specifically on the much-anticipated return to the fairways of the sport's king, ...
Tiger surges into contention at Bay Hill The Associated Press
USA Today - 56 minutes ago
By Brian Snyder, Reuters By Andy Gardiner, USA TODAY BOSTON - Just when it looked as if Pittsburgh's NCAA tournament history was going to add another sad chapter, Levance Fields came to the rescue.
NCAA Game Summary - Xavier vs. Pittsburgh Sports Network
Pittsburgh beats Xavier, 60-55, to reach NCAA Elite Eight The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
New York Times - 6 hours ago
By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Male circumcision, already shown to reduce the incidence of HIV infection in men, also reduces transmission of both herpes simplex virus Type 2 and human papilloma virus, a new study has found.
Call for higher circumcision rate BBC News
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
By JANE ZHANG WASHINGTON -- Federal investigators found that many food companies don't comply with federal recordkeeping requirements, hobbling the Food and Drug Administration's ability to trace the source of food-borne illnesses quickly, ...
Groups Urge Change at FDA Newsinferno.com
Reuters - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) - Requiring health insurers to be more open about how they set reimbursement rates for out-of-network medical services would save everyone money, the top US doctors group told Congress on Thursday.
Doctors associations sue wellpoint Bizjournals.com
Health Buzz: American Medical Association Sues WellPoint and Other ... U.S. News & World Report
New York Times - 1 hour ago
Pakistanis attended a funeral for a victim of a United States missile attack just outside the North Waziristan region. By CARLOTTA GALL ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - After agreeing to bury their differences and unite forces, Taliban leaders based in Pakistan ...
Taliban leader plans to reclaim Afghanistan, US says Los Angeles Times
Taliban Attacks Leave 9 Policemen Dead Voice of America
New York Times - 1 hour ago
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON - The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to broadly expand national community service programs, increasing the number of positions to 250000 from 75000 and creating new cadres of volunteers focused on ...
Senate votes to triple AmeriCorps, bolster service The Associated Press
AFP - 29 minutes ago
BELFAST (AFP) - A 41-year-old man, reportedly prominent republican Colin Duffy, was due in court Friday charged with the murders of two British soldiers outside their barracks in Northern Ireland.
Irish Nationalist Charged in Killing of 2 Britons New York Times