Reuters - 10 minutes ago
By Bill Tarrant - Analysis BANGKOK (Reuters) - The rampage of "red shirt" supporters of deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Thailand this week may be a last, desperate attempt of the exiled billionaire to return to power.
Thai protesters suspend rallies CNN International
The Associated Press - 25 minutes ago
MIAMI (AP) - Delsa Bernardo was ready to pop rolls in the oven at Yiya's Gourmet Cuban Bakery when she heard the news: After years of separation, she could finally visit her 80-year-old aunt in Cuba, any time she wanted.
Loosening of Cuba embargo could mean huge possibilities for us ... Los Angeles Times
Obama Lifts Broad Set Of Sanctions Against Cuba Washington Post
Times Online - 21 minutes ago
Washington Post - 1 hour ago
-- President Obama and his family hosted their first Easter Egg Roll yesterday, a White House tradition that dates to 1878. Thousands of children participated in the egg-rolling fun, including Sasha and Malia Obama, of course.
USA Today - 5 hours ago
By Eileen Blass, USA TODAY By Del Jones, USA TODAY "They say, if you want a friend in Washington," President Obama told Jay Leno, "get a dog.
It's just puppy love Why all dog lovers should be happy about the ... San Francisco Chronicle
Those who know and love the breed worry about the fit - and the ... Dallas Morning News
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
By Harriet Ryan | Tribune Newspapers LOS ANGELES - —Legendary music producer Phil Spector was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of actress Lana Clarkson in his Alhambra mansion six years ago.
Phil Spector convicted of second degree murder Los Angeles Times
Reuters - 33 minutes ago
NEWS - Goldman Sachs (GS.N) beats forecasts with $1.66 billion Q1 profit; to raise $5 billion - Singapore central bank eases monetary policy by effectively devaluing currency to counter record GDP fall - Australia business conditions recovered slightly ...
Houston Chronicle - 2 hours ago
News-Leader.com - 15 minutes ago
BBC News - 45 minutes ago
Over the holiday weekend, messages suddenly started arriving thick and fast urging me to boycott Amazon. The reason? Apparently the online retailer had suddenly decided to block "adult" books and DVDs from searches and best-seller lists.
Book ratings disappear: An anti-gay Amazon.com—or a hacker? Chicago Tribune
Who moved my rank? Sales rank purged from Amazon The Associated Press
ChannelWeb - 7 hours ago
United Press International - 5 hours ago
REDMOND, Wash., April 13 (UPI) -- Microsoft's new search engine, Live Search, has gotten off to a slow start, even among company workers who are not widely using the service, an executive says.
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
Another storied Hollywood marriage is in trouble, with The Associated Press reporting that Mel Gibson's wife, Robyn, has filed for divorce after seven children and 28 years of marriage.
Mel Gibson's wife wants out Philadelphia Inquirer
Dallas Morning News - 43 minutes ago
Clean-cut, wholesome and decidedly demure. Look at the ultra-Disneyfied costumes in this month's Hannah Montana and you'll see the latest reflection of the accelerating shift toward more parent-friendly tween fashions.
Disney's billion-dollar girl talks about future in films Vineland Daily Journal
San Francisco Chronicle - 1 hour ago
Adult film actress Marilyn Chambers, the onetime Ivory Snow model who gained greater fame as the star of the X-rated "Behind the Green Door," was found dead Sunday by her teenage daughter at her home in Southern California.
Marilyn Chambers dies at 56; '70s porn star and Ivory Snow model Los Angeles Times
Marilyn Chambers, adult film star, found dead at age 56 Entertainment Weekly
Detroit Free Press - 38 minutes ago
BY JON PAUL MOROSI • FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER • April 14, 2009 Mark Fidrych, the free-spirited and endearing right-hander whose sensational 1976 rookie season earned him a singular place in Tigers history, died Monday in an apparent accident.
Mark 'The Bird' Fidrych, 54; pitcher entralled fans Boston Globe
Try finding a ballplayer like Fidrych these days FOXSports.com
Philadelphia Daily News - 1 hour ago
By PAUL HAGEN WASHINGTON - Scott Franzke was hired by the Phillies shortly before the 2006 season. That first year, he hosted pre- and postgame shows and did a little play-by-play in the middle innings.
Kalas, the voice of the Phillies, passes away Detroit Free Press
Fans offer their tributes to Kalas Philadelphia Daily News
Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
He becomes the first Dodgers player to hit for the cycle at Dodger Stadium, and says he didn't know about it until returning to the dugout.
Dodgers 11, Giants 1 San Francisco Chronicle
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour ago
By Deborah L. Shelton | Tribune reporter Early test results for close associates of a doctor-in-training infected with tuberculosis have been negative, health authorities said Monday.
Health Buzz: Hundreds Exposed to TB and Other Health News U.S. News & World Report
WebMD - 10 hours ago
By Jennifer Warner April 13, 2009 -- Despite claims that many foods and diets are heart healthy, a new review shows only some show strong evidence of lowering heart disease risk.
Vegetables, nuts, Med diet good for heart United Press International
Reuters - 11 hours ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Heart patients who become depressed have a higher risk of developing heart failure, regardless of whether they take antidepressants, US researchers said on Monday.
Philadelphia Inquirer - 49 minutes ago
By Brian Bakst AP ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota court confirmed yesterday that Democrat Al Franken won the most votes in his 2008 Senate race against Republican Norm Coleman.
Judges rule Franken winner; Coleman to appeal Minneapolis Star Tribune
CNN - 12 hours ago
White: "When I touch down ... If I ever touch down, do I just kill the throttle?" MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- It's a nightmarish scenario straight out of the movies: A passenger is forced to land a plane after its pilot becomes incapacitated.
Passenger lands plane in Fla. after pilot dies The Associated Press
Reuters - 3 hours ago
SUVA, April 14 (Reuters) - Fiji's central bank tightened exchange controls on Tuesday in a move to safeguard foreign reserves, as the military government imposed emergency regulations in the unstable South Pacific island nation.
Fiji military government tightens control (Roundup) Monsters and Critics.com