Hundreds of thousands of Haitians camping out in open areas of the capital will soon have temporary shelter. The government hopes to move 400,000 people to resettlement areas on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince. There's fear current makeshift locations could become breeding grounds for diseases.
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — The fourth Pacific storm in a week has forecasters warning conditions remain volatile in Southern California. States of emergency have been declared in five counties up and down the state. The latest storm is blamed for several deaths, street flooding and canceled flights.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans will likely see many more political ads following a bitterly divided Supreme court ruling. The 5-4 ruling frees big business to spend millions to sway elections for president and Congress. The majority ruled the government had too much sway on free speech.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Defense Secretary Robert Gates is praising Pakistan's military offensive against militants within its borders. Gates made the comments in Islamabad. The U.S. has been pressing Pakistan to take more aggressive action against militants.
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Bellevue, Wash. say four boys, including one just 11 years old, have been charged with the weekend holdup of a gas station. A police spokesman says the 11-year-old distracted a clerk while his 15-year-old brother got behind the clerk and held a pellet gun to his neck. Two 15-year-olds allegedly served as lookouts.