Wis. Gov. Walker's opponents submit recall petitions Groups seeking to recall Gov. Scott Walker
submitted nearly twice as many signatures Tuesday as required to
force an election, an overwhelming number that may make an election
later this year inevitable.4:50 p.m.
Diabetes juggernaut threatens to overwhelm MN health care system Over the past 15 years, the number of Minnesotans with diabetes has grown so fast that state health officials describe the disease as a juggernaut threatening to overwhelm the state's health care system. As bleak as the numbers are, there is some hope. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota have set out to conquer diabetes within 10 years.5:35 p.m.
Gains In Afghan Health: Too Good To Be True?
A U.S.-sponsored mortality survey released last year found huge improvements in health across Afghanistan. But the improvements are so dramatic that experts, including several involved in the survey, question the findings.
Coll Discusses His 'New Yorker' Piece
Robert Siegel speaks with New Yorker contributor and president of New America Foundation Steve Coll about his new article on Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar. The article is titled "Looking for Mullah Omar."
Bill Pits Hollywood Against Silicon Valley
Hollywood wants the government to crack down on digital piracy of films and TV shows, but Silicon Valley is not interested in being the nation's online piracy police. A look at why the White House weighed in on this legislative fight.
States' Fiscal Future Starts To Look A Bit Brighter
The improved outlook comes at a painful cost: nearly 700,000 state and local government jobs lost, and significant cuts to education and other programs. And since a quarter of states' budgets come from federal funding, more problems are on the way. But the hope is that the days of crippling budget deficits are at an end.
Death Toll For Shipwrecked Liner Rises To 11
Italian media have released the transcripts of conversations between the coast guard and the captain of the cruise ship that ran aground off the Tuscan coast. The coast guard pleads with the captain to return to his vessel and evacuate the passengers. Meanwhile, recovery workers have found five more bodies.