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Woods 3 under at Masters turn in rousing return

The Associated Press - Paul Newberry - ‎1 hour ago‎
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The shots. The fist pumps. The roaring galleries at Augusta National. Tiger Woods played as though he'd never been away.

After Treaty, US Confronts Threat of Terrorists Acquiring Nuke Materials

FOXNews - ‎1 hour ago‎
As President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev basked in the glow of their newly signed landmark treaty that commits their nations to slashing their nuclear arsenals, looming large over Thursday's celebration in Prague was the challenge of ...

PROMISES, PROMISES: New rules for mine safety missed the mark

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - After a 2006 West Virginia mine explosion killed a dozen miners, coal companies spent more than $1 billion on new safety measures that did nothing to save the lives of at least 25 more men under similar circumstances this week.

US in Contact with Kyrgyz Factions, Urges Calm, Respect for Human Rights

Voice of America - David Gollust - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP US diplomats are reaching out to leaders of the political opposition and of the apparently-deposed government of Kyrgyzstan, urging that the political crisis there be resolved peacefully.

Sudan polls to start despite fraud claims, boycotts

Washington Post - Opheera McDoom - ‎44 minutes ago‎
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's first multi-party elections in 24 years are on track to start on Sunday, with Khartoum dismissing a US suggestion that it would consider supporting a brief delay to ensure greater stability.

World powers in UN meeting on Iran nuclear sanctions

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The UN ambassadors of six world powers have met in New York to discuss possible new sanctions against Iran over its disputed nuclear programme.
The Price of Iranian Sanctions Wall Street Journal

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Qatari Diplomat Was Going to See Qaeda Inmate

ABC News - Kirit Radia, Jason Ryan - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Qatari diplomat who was arrested for sarcastically telling air marshals on a jetliner that he was trying to set his shoes on fire was en route to visit an imprisoned member of al Qaeda at the Supermax prison in ...

Romney Dogged by a Tale of Two Health Plans

Wall Street Journal - Peter Wallsten - ‎18 minutes ago‎
MANCHESTER, NH—Mitt Romney, along with some other Republicans likely to run for president in 2012, is raising money this year for congressional candidates who want to repeal President Barack Obama's sweeping health-care law.

Tea parties form a federation, but don't call them organized

Los Angeles Times - Kathleen Hennessey - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The coalition aims to spread the conservative movement's message, respond to critics -- and keep its grass-roots structure. By Kathleen Hennessey Several major players in the conservative "tea party" movement announced on Thursday a new federation to ...

Ambac shares rev higher after quarterly report

MarketWatch - Carla Mozee - ‎30 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) - Shares of Ambac Financial Group jumped Thursday evening after the bond insurer swung to a quarterly profit, while Wynn Resorts Ltd.

Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage jumps

Los Angeles Times - Scott Reckard - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The average interest rate offered on a 30-year fixed mortgage jumped this week to an eight-month high, tracking a recent rise in Treasury yields, Freddie Mac said Thursday.
Mortgage Rates Hit 8-Month High Wall Street Journal

Overview: Investors seek refuge in bonds and gold

Financial Times - Michael Mackenzie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Global equities and commodities fell further on Thursday, as Greek bond yields surged to new highs amid continued uncertainty over how the country's fiscal woes would be resolved.

Our iPhone OS 4 scorecard: How Apple fared

Macworld - Dan Frakes, Dan Moren - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The features Apple has promised in iPhone 4.0 tackle much of what we're looking for in the next version of the company's mobile operating system.

Modern Warfare 2 DLC stimulating PS3, PC May 4

GameSpot - Tom Magrino - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Following hot Xbox Live debut, five-map Stimulus Package for Infinity Ward's acclaimed shooter arriving on Sony's console, desktop for $15 next month.

African fossils may fit gap between apes, humans

The Associated Press - Randolph E. Schmid - ‎54 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Two skeletons nearly 2 million years old and unearthed in South Africa are part of a previously unknown species that scientists say fits the transition from ancient apes to modern humans.

Malcolm McLaren, Seminal Punk Figure, Dies at 64

New York Times - William Grimes - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Malcolm McLaren, an impresario, recording artist and fashion designer who, as manager of the Sex Pistols, played a decisive role in creating the British punk movement, died on Thursday in Switzerland.

Date Night (2010)

New York Times - Ao Scott - ‎1 hour ago‎
It must be said that “Date Night” - in which a suburban married couple out for an evening in Manhattan endure car chases and the unwanted attention of thugs with guns - is superior to most recent movies of its kind, the marital action ...

Oprah Winfrey to host new global evening show

Reuters - Siphiwe Sibeko, Christine Kearney - ‎4 hours ago‎
Oprah Winfrey talks to journalists before the opening of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls outside Johannesburg, January 2, 2007.

Anderson, defense lead A's past Mariners

MLB.com - Jane Lee - ‎22 minutes ago‎
OAKLAND -- Lefty Brett Anderson dazzled in his first start of the season en route to leading the A's to a 6-2 victory over the Mariners in the finale of a four-game set.

Good Start for Watson as Woods Returns at Masters

New York Times - Lynn Zinser, Bill Pennington - ‎1 hour ago‎
Morry Gash/AP Tiger Woods, with his caddie Steve Williams, before teeing off at the first hole of the Masters on Thursday. By LYNN ZINSER It was a twist of fate as unpredictable as Thursday's swirling winds at the Masters, Tiger Woods sharing the ...

Los Angeles Lakers' only concern is winning in June - Sports News

ESPN - Dave McMenamin - ‎18 minutes ago‎
DENVER -- The Los Angeles Lakers clinched their third-straight Pacific Division title last week and a win against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night would give them the No.

Regulators looking at antibacterial in soap

Reuters - Jean-Paul Pelissier, Maggie Fox - ‎1 hour ago‎
A surgeon washes his hands before enter in an operating room at the Ambroise Pare hospital in Marseille, southern France, April 3, 2008.

Lung Function of 9/11 Rescuers Fell, Study Finds

New York Times - Denise Grady - ‎16 hours ago‎
Firefighters at ground zero two days after 9/11. A study says every rescuer working there in the two weeks after the attack lost some lung function.

Health care reform: What will it mean to employers and employees?

Christian Science Monitor - Kevin Lamarque - ‎24 minutes ago‎
US President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about health insurance reform during a visit to Portland, Maine April 1. Obama focused on immediate benefits for small businesses in his healthcare overhaul on Thursday as he made his second speech this ...

Common chiropractic coding errors

Chiropractic Economics - Ted A. Arkfeld - ‎Apr 2, 2010‎
During this past year, focus has centered on healthcare reform, but you can begin your own healthcare reform by analyzing your coding policies.

Inmates: Mom said she 'knocked out' Caylee with drugs

CNN - Ann O'Neill, Mayra Cuevas-Nazario - ‎Apr 7, 2010‎
(CNN) -- A woman who befriended Casey Anthony in jail told investigators that Anthony confided she would "knock out" her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, so she could go out at night while the child slept, according to a police report.

Airlines Look to Limit Bumping

New York Times - Jad Mouawad, Michelle Higgins - ‎Apr 5, 2010‎
Ryan Kingsbury is the rare flier who's actually looking to be bumped from a flight. “I think this coming summer it will be very lucrative for people doing bumps,” Ryan Kingsbury, an expert in getting bumped from ...

Rachel Maddow & Susan Mikula At Home In Massachusetts

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎Apr 4, 2010‎
This week's People magazine features a two-page article with photos (not online) on Rachel Maddow's home life. Maddow, who splits her time between New York and Western Massachusetts with partner Susan Mikula, talks to the magazine about her ...

The 30 Hottest WAGs in Major League Baseball

Bleacher Report - Mike McD - ‎Apr 4, 2010‎
Baseball is finally back! With the Yankees and Red Sox kicking things off Sunday night, America's pastime is officially back in session.