Monthly Archives: February 2013

State of the union address kickstarts Obama’s second-term agenda – live – The Guardian

State of the union address kickstarts Obama's second-term agenda – liveThe GuardianApplause. But not as much as for Michelle? No, they're starting to warm up. Biden and Boehner are standing behind the president's podium, clapping. And Oba...

Ex-LAPD fugitive barricaded in cabin after shootout – CBC.ca

CBC.caEx-LAPD fugitive barricaded in cabin after shootoutCBC.caA SWAT team has stormed a cabin where authorities believe a fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer sought in three killings has holed up following a fierce gunbattle in the snowy San Bernar...

Christopher Dorner manhunt: police surround cabin in Big Bear – live – The Guardian

CBS NewsChristopher Dorner manhunt: police surround cabin in Big Bear – liveThe GuardianSubscribe. Subscribe to the Guardian · iPhone app · iPad edition · Kindle · Extra · Guardian Weekly · Digital edition &m...

Texters smash world record in support of mental health – CTV News

Texters smash world record in support of mental healthCTV NewsHundreds of people packed the Halifax Metro Centre today to raise awareness about mental illness and to help break a world record. The event was part of Bell Let's Talk Day,

The world’s largest baseball card (Photos) – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Yahoo! Sports (blog)The world's largest baseball card (Photos)Yahoo! Sports (blog)Topps unveiled the world's largest baseball card today in Florida, near the Detroit Tigers spring training camp. The card measures nearly 90 feet tall and 60 feet...

Chuck Hagel’s nomination for defence post approved by Senate committee – The Guardian

The GuardianChuck Hagel's nomination for defence post approved by Senate committeeThe GuardianPresident Barack Obama's choice to be his next defense secretary jumped a key hurdle on Tuesday as a Senate committee voted in favour of his nominatio...

Dreamer leaders signal opposition to Rubio on immigration reform – The Guardian

The GuardianDreamer leaders signal opposition to Rubio on immigration reformThe GuardianYoung Hispanic leaders are planning to reactivate the nationwide campaign they launched in 2012 against the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, focusing ...

Pope to say Ash Wednesday mass as resignation shockwaves ripple outward – The Guardian

The GuardianPope to say Ash Wednesday mass as resignation shockwaves ripple outwardThe GuardianIn a scheduling change prompted by the surprise declaration, which sent shockwaves throughout the Catholic world, the Vatican said the location of the annual...