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After years as justice, John Paul Stevens wants what's 'best for the court'

Washington Post - Robert Barnes - ‎13 hours ago‎
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. -- Around here, one of the most powerful men in the nation is known as plain old John Stevens -- courteous bridge player, early-morning regular at the country club's tennis courts, a quiet but active condo ...

Six Arrested After Girl, 7, Is Gang-Raped in New Jersey

New York Times - Al Baker, Nate Schweber - ‎7 hours ago‎
New Jersey officials announced on Saturday six arrests in connection with the gang rape of a 7-year-old girl who investigators believe was sold for sex by her 15-year-old stepsister at a party in a Trenton high-rise last ...

3 back-to-back explosions rock central Baghdad

The Associated Press - ‎15 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD - Three loud explosions shook central Baghdad in quick succession Sunday, breaking a period of relative calm in the Iraqi capital after elections last month.

White supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche murdered in pay dispute

Times Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Eugene Terreblanche, the leader of the white supremacist AWB or Afrikaner Resistence Movement, was hacked and bludgeoned to death by two of his black farm-hands in a dispute over wages on Saturday, according to South African police.

Protesters defiant in siege of key Bangkok district

Reuters - Vithoon Amorn, Ambika Ahuja - ‎3 hours ago‎
BANGKOK, April 4 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of protesters defied orders to leave the Thai capital's main shopping district on Sunday despite threats of mass arrests, upping the ante on the fourth week of a bold street rally to press ...

33 wounded in bomb, gunfire attacks in Iraq

Xinhua - Lin Zhi - ‎41 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD, April 4 (Xinhua) -- Thirty-three people were wounded in separate bomb and gunfire attacks in Iraq's volatile province of Diyala and Baghdad, the police said on Sunday.

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Democrats pull in more cash for campaigns than GOP

Washington Post - Jeffrey Smith - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Republican Party's strategy since early last year of lock-step opposition to the Obama administration's major legislative initiatives has proved to be less bankable than some party leaders may have anticipated.

States seek more control of offshore drilling

San Francisco Chronicle - Jennifer A. Dlouhy - ‎20 hours ago‎
Mary Altaffer / AP President Obama's plan for expanding offshore drilling along some US coastlines holds the promise of new oil and gas production on virgin Atlantic seabed so far untouched by drill bits.

Obama urges people to retain values amid rancor

The Associated Press - Charles Babington - ‎7 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's Easter address calls on people of all faiths, as well as nonbelievers, to embrace their common aspirations and "shared spirit of humanity.
Obama Sends Easter Wishes Voice of America

Geithner Delays Currency Report, Urges Flexible Yuan

BusinessWeek - Greg Stohr, Phil Mattingly - ‎5 hours ago‎
April 4 (Bloomberg) -- US Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner delayed a scheduled April 15 report to Congress on exchange-rate policies, sidestepping a decision on whether to accuse China of manipulating the value of ...

Analyst: Apple Sold More than 600000 iPads On Day One

Forbes (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apple sold between 600000 and 700000 iPads during the tablet computer's first day of sales Saturday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster wrote in a note to investors Saturday.

Job Market Picks Up, but Slowly

Wall Street Journal - Sudeep Reddy, Joe Light - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
The job market is showing signs of life, though its slow recovery suggests unemployment will remain high for years to come. Employers added 162000 jobs in March, the biggest monthly gain in three years, with one-third of ...

Apple iPad Delivers on Entertainment, but Lacks Productivity Punch

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Apple iPad ushers in the era of tablet computing, with a slate-style handheld that looks nothing like a typical computer. in fact, the iPad is more reminiscent of an oversize iPhone than a laptop.

Russian craft brings crew to space station

msnbc.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP MOSCOW - A Russian Soyuz craft carrying an American and two Russian cosmonauts successfully linked up with the International Space Station on Sunday.

Shuttle mission preview: Trucking cargo to space

Spaceflight Now - William Harwood - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The shuttle Discovery, carrying a crew of seven and 10 tons of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station, is poised for blastoff April 5 on a three-spacewalk mission to deliver ammonia coolant, ...
Shuttle swan song for local astronaut Waterbury Republican American

Hymns and electric guitars: Jerusalem marks Easter

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM - With ancient hymns and religious rock bands, Christians from around the world are celebrating Easter Sunday in Jerusalem.

Egg hunts send kids scampering

BlueRidgeNow.com - James Shea - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The children stood anxiously behind the gates at Jackson Park. Parents held their hands. Many carried Easter baskets. "Turn 'em loose," Henderson County Park and Recreation Maintenance Supervisor Jimmy Cox yelled ...
Easter in an eggshell Laconia Citizen

Badu, with clothes on, attracts a crowd at signing

Dallas Morning News - Jeff Mosier - ‎1 hour ago‎
Music video footage of singer Erykah Badu stripping off her clothes while strolling through downtown Dallas has dominated coverage of the Grammy winner for the past week.

Blue Devils play a tune on Mountaineers

Boston Globe - Bob Ryan - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chris steppig/AP By Bob Ryan INDIANAPOLIS - The Internet will be burning up tomorrow night if Duke wins the national championship.

Final Four notes: Butler fans hoop it up

Los Angeles Times - ‎15 minutes ago‎
They pack a campus fieldhouse and watch the Bulldogs beat Michigan State in a Final Four game. Butler fans had a homegrown party Saturday, about five miles from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and the Final Four.
Dance continues for Butler Indianapolis Star

What to watch at the Masters -- besides Tiger

Detroit Free Press - Matthew Cammarata - ‎1 hour ago‎
Defending champion: Angel Cabrera (won in a two-hole playoff over Chad Campbell and Kenny Perry). TV: ESPN -- 4-7:30 pm Thursday-Friday (ESPN will break in early to show Tiger Woods' opening tee shot Thursday); CBS (Channel 62 in ...

Reform lets young adults remain on parents' insurance policies

MiamiHerald.com - Jaweed Kaleem - ‎4 hours ago‎
The just-passed healthcare bill will apparently allow 20-somethings to remain on their parents' policies. Glenn Ebert , 23, may qualify under the new health reform to stay on his parents insurance policy.
This week's healthcare Q&A Los Angeles Times

High-risk health insurance pools set to begin in June

Chicago Sun-Times - Monifa Thomas - ‎4 hours ago‎
One of the first big pieces of the federal health-care overhaul to take effect is the creation by late June of temporary high-risk insurance pools for people who can't get affordable coverage because of a pre-existing ...

Depressed Pilots Can Fly on Medication, FAA Decides

Wall Street Journal - Shirley S. Wang, Melanie Trottman - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Federal Aviation Administration will let some pilots who take four popular antidepressants return to the skies, saying Friday that it is easing its long-standing ban on psychiatric medications.

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Sleep In Separate Bedrooms: Former Bodyguard

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Mar 31, 2010‎
If Brad and Angelina's former bodyguard is to be believed, Angelina is selfish and controlling, laughs at her children's tears and sleeps in a separate room from Brad.

Jesse James' Foursome Partners Tell All About Wild Encounter

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Mar 31, 2010‎
Nazi enthusiast Jesse James had all sorts of sex while he was married to Sandra Bullock, including last year's foursome with a man and two women (one of whom was known mistress Michelle 'Bombshell' Mcgee) that may or may not have involved a latex glove ...

Tony Blair Is Hurting His Labour Party--Again

Newsweek - William Underhill - ‎Apr 1, 2010‎
The popular former prime minister Tony Blair wants to help his successor win reelection. Thanks, but no thanks. By William Underhill | Newsweek Web Exclusive Please fill in the following information and we'll email this link.

Urologist Posts His Politics on His Florida Office Door

New York Times - Damien Cave - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
MIAMI - Doctors take the Hippocratic oath promising to do no harm, but once that requirement is fulfilled, do they have a right to choose patients based on politics?

Stewart Brand: Earth man

Los Angeles Times - Patt Morrison - ‎Apr 3, 2010‎
His Whole Earth Catalog made him famous. But it was far from his last hurrah. By Patt Morrison I almost started this conversation by asking Stewart Brand, "So .