WASHINGTON - U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus.
SAN FRANCISCO - A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, founder Jan Koum caught up with old friends to celebrate, amongst them members of an elite, now defunct security group called w00w00, that included Napster chief Shawn Fanning. Full Article
March 7 - Members of the Shugden community protest the Dalai Lama in Washington, holding signs like "Dalai Lama stop lying," while followers of the spiritual leader welcomed him. Gavino Garay reports.
A wildly inebriated man lost $500,000 playing the odds in Las Vegas – and now he’s suing. Click through for this and other stories you may have missed. By Amy Tennery. More
One very promising new initiative in the president’s budget proposal is a large expansion of the earned income tax credit, a program that greatly increases the incomes of poor households headed by a working adult. Commentary