- Half the US Marines contingent in Okinawa, some 9,000 troops and their families, will be transferred to other bases as the Pentagon moves to lower tensions in Japan.
- The office of Texas's Attorney General accidentally turned over millions of Social Security numbers in a voter ID case, drawing sharp criticism from both parties.
- The Senate has renewed the Violence Against Women Act for another five years despite dozens of male Republican senators voting against it, but it faces a far tougher road in the GOP House.
- Amazon beat market estimates with 1st quarter earnings on the strength of Kindle fire sales and e-books.
- The GOP-led House has passed a controversial cybersecurity bill that Democrats and the White House strongly oppose, which could lead to a veto.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Posted by Zandar