Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Obama's big speech...Another Haitian survivor...North Korean artillery

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will say in his State of the Union address tonight that he won't walk away from Americans who need health care. But he'll also agree that Americans have "deep and corrosive doubts about how Washington works." Obama's speech begins at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Authorities in Haiti say a 17-year-old girl found alive in the rubble of a home today may have had access to water from a bathroom. Rescuers say she mumbled something about having a little Coca-Cola. It's rare for someone to survive more than three days without water.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — John Edwards says he still cares deeply about his wife as the public learns of the couple's separation. Elizabeth Edwards' sister tells the AP, "She's doing as well as you could expect." The disclosure came a week after Edwards confirmed that he fathered a child with his mistress.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another Madoff is coming under scrutiny by investigators looking into one of Wall Street's biggest frauds. A lawyer for Bernard Madoff's brother, Peter, says his client has been told he's the "subject" of the criminal investigators' wide-ranging probe. Bernard Madoff is serving a 150-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has reportedly fired more artillery shells toward its disputed western sea border with South Korea. A South Korean military official says the shells are believed to have landed in North Korean waters. It's the second day in a row that the North has opened fire in the area.

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