Hollande: France Seeks to Preserve CAR Unity – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaFrench President Francois Hollande visited the Central African Republic Friday, and pledged to help hold the war-torn country together amid a wave of sectarian violence. Mr. Hollande met … Read More

Treasuries Rise as Letta Resignation in Italy Drives Safety Bid – Bloomberg

BloombergTreasuries rose for a second day after Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said he plans to quit, spurring investor appetite for the relative safety of U.S. debt. It will now … Read More

At Home, With Mom And Her Murderous Beau – NPR

NPRSo here’s the setup: It’s 1987. Frank, a convicted murderer, has escaped from a New Hampshire prison, and he’s holding Adele, a fragile divorcee, and her 12-year-old son, Henry, captive … Read More

Is It Love, or Stockholm Syndrome? – New York Times

New York TimesJosh Brolin is an escaped criminal, and Kate Winslet plays a hostage of sorts in “Labor Day,” directed by Jason Reitman. Dale Robinette/Paramount Pictures. The heaving, bubbling euphemism … Read More

Tom Brady says he won’t watch Super Bowl – SB Nation

SB NationOn Monday, Brady said he won’t be watching the Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and Broncos, instead preferring to treat the season as over, per the Boston Herald. … Read More

Peyton Manning’s Record* Means Little If He Doesn’t Win Super Bowl – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportHe passed Tom Brady for the most touchdown passes in a season—a record set just six years ago—with 51. Incredible. Better than incredible. He’s like a human Madden. Look … Read More

Russian oligarch Khodorkovsky reunited with family – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBERLIN (AP) — The former oil baron Mikhail Khodorkovsky was reunited with his family in Berlin on Saturday, a day after being released from a decade-long imprisonment in Russia. … Read More

Former Microsoft Exec Picked to Fix HealthCare.gov – PC Magazine

PC MagazinePresident Obama today announced that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will serve as a senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. As part of the “One Microsoft” effort, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve … Read More