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Quake rolls across Baja

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The magnitude 7.2 temblor topples buildings and is blamed for at least one death. Damage is worst in the border cities of Calexico and Mexicali.

Summers, Greenspan Say Economy, Job Creation Gaining Strength

BusinessWeek - Jeff Bliss - ‎1 hour ago‎
April 5 (Bloomberg) -- White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers said US companies will ratchet up the pace of hiring in coming months as the economy recovers from the worst recession since the 1930s.
Summers Predicts Job Growth Wall Street Journal

China rescues 80 from flooded mine

CNN International - Jo Kent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Beijing, China (CNN) -- More than a week after their coal mine in northern China was flooded by a rush of underground water, 80 miners were pulled out alive Monday, China's state-run TV reported.

Baghdad alert after embassy blasts

Aljazeera.net - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Iraq is on high alert following three co-ordinated suicide car bomb attacks in Baghdad that left at least 42 people dead and hundreds of others wounded.

Ingushetia hit by suicide attack

BBC News - ‎55 minutes ago‎

Easter Support for Pope, and Some Apologies

New York Times - Daniel J. Wakin - ‎5 hours ago‎
VATICAN CITY - A prominent cardinal, in a marked departure from tradition, stood near Pope Benedict XVI at Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sunday and delivered pointedly public support in the face of growing anger over the ...

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5 things to know about the tea party movement

Washington Post - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By AP AP -- For the past year, a passionate group of Americans have rallied together under the banner of the "tea party," altering the direction of the nation's political discourse in the early years of Barack Obama's presidency.

3 dead as deputies shoot murder suspect in Poway

San Jose Mercury News - ‎1 hour ago‎
AP POWAY, Calif.—Authorities say San Diego County Sheriff's deputies have shot and killed an armed man who they later believed had killed two of his neighbors.
Three dead in Poway Los Angeles Times (blog)

First Family Kicks Off Annual Easter Egg Roll

New York Times - ‎10 minutes ago‎
By AP The latest on President Obama, his administration and other news from Washington and around the nation. Join the discussion.

FOREX-Dollar pauses after hitting 7-month high vs yen

Reuters - Satomi Noguchi - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO, April 5 (Reuters) - The dollar eased against the yen on Monday with traders pocketing profits after the greenback vaulted to its highest in more than seven months earlier in the day.
US Jobs Help Asia Stocks Wall Street Journal

Iran Set to Reduce Heavy-Oil Prices for Asia After Saudi Cuts

BusinessWeek - Yee Kai - ‎27 minutes ago‎
April 5 (Bloomberg) -- National Iranian Oil Co. is set to cut official selling prices for heavier grades of crude supplied to Asian refiners to 15-month lows after reductions by Saudi Arabia yesterday.

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - April 5

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
April 5 (Reuters) - The following were the top stories in The Wall Street Journal on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Gaming on the iPad

PC World - Nate Ralph - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's not quite revolutionary, but Apple's iPad is shaping up to be a game developer's dream machine. The word "revolutionary" gets bandied about quite a bit, particularly when Apple is involved.

NASA Fuels Space Shuttle Discovery for Launch

ABC News - Irene Klotz - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA fueled space shuttle Discovery for launch early on Monday, hoping to kick off a 13-day resupply flight to the International Space Station.

H. Edward Roberts dies at 68

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
By AP H. Edward Roberts, 68, who developed an early personal computer that inspired Bill Gates to found Microsoft, died April 1 of pneumonia at a hospital in Macon, Ga.

"Titans" director underwhelmed by 3D conversion

Reuters - Borys Kit - ‎35 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Louis Leterrier, the French director behind the Ed Norton version of "The Incredible Hulk" and "Transporter 2," conquered the worldwide box office during the weekend with "Clash of the Titans.

Jackson doc could lose medical license

CNN - Alan Duke - ‎1 hour ago‎
Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- Michael Jackson's last doctor may learn Monday whether his California medical license will be suspended while he faces trial in the pop star's death.

Easter egg hunt brings together 5 generations

The State Journal-Register - Rhys Saunders - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cheryl Vetter's family has celebrated Easter egg hunts for more than 50 years, although no one can really pinpoint the exact year the hunts began.

Red Sox Strike First, but Stay Tuned

New York Times - Ben Shpigel - ‎2 hours ago‎
Boston's Dustin Pedroia hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to tie the score at 7-7. By BEN SHPIGEL BOSTON - Just think, there are 17 more of these games.
Yankees open to debate Boston Herald

Is Little Butler's big moment NCAA history in the making?

USA Today - Marlen Garcia - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Matt Kryger, The Indianapolis Star By Marlen Garcia, USA TODAY INDIANAPOLIS - The image of the late North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano frantically scrambling for someone to hug after his sixth-seeded men's basketball team upset Houston to win ...

Redskins' acquisition of McNabb similar to so many moves before

Washington Post - Mike Wise - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Look, nothing personal against Donovan McNabb. Six Pro Bowls, five NFC championship games, every passing record that matters in Philadelphia.

People in Asheville area still catching swine flu

Asheville Citizen-Times - Nanci Bompey - ‎3 hours ago‎
ASHEVILLE - A resurgence of swine flu in some parts of the Southeast has state and local health officials urging people to get vaccinated.

Predictions about health reform a moving target

Chattanooga Times Free Press - Emily Bregel - ‎3 hours ago‎
In Hamilton County, where median household income is $46505, 46 percent of the population could qualify for government assistance in paying for health insurance premiums under health reform, according to estimates based on the most recent US census ...

Impact of calorie list on choices unclear

Detroit Free Press - Michael Hill - ‎18 minutes ago‎
AP Will a national requirement for chain restaurants to post calorie counts sound the death knell for bacon cheeseburgers and double chocolate doughnuts?

All Grown Up: The 23 Hottest Former Child Stars

AMOG - ‎Mar 31, 2010‎
Most guys are completely fascinated with underage celebs who grow up to be undeniable hotties. While many of us can control our primitive instincts, there are some that just can't resist the urge.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Obama!

New York Times - Frank Rich - ‎Apr 3, 2010‎
NOT since Clark Kent changed in a phone booth has there been an instant image makeover to match Barack Obama's in the aftermath of his health care victory.

Congressman's island-capsizing query goes viral

CNET - Declan McCullagh - ‎Apr 1, 2010‎
Only a few years ago, a member of Congress serving up an inane comment in a congressional hearing would have merited a brief gossip column mention, or more likely gone unnoticed.

Considering the candidates

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 4, 2010‎
The Times' editorial board will examine the various races and give you our choices in this year's primary and general elections.

Lindsey Vonn Hand Shake Goes Horribly Wrong (VIDEO)

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 1, 2010‎
Lindsey Vonn helped open up New Jersey's Red Bull Arena in March. As part of the festivities, she shook hands with several members of the New York Red Bulls.