March 27th, 2010
11:06 PM ET

Barbara Bush hospitalized

Former First Lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, CNN has confirmed. A spokeswoman Jean Beck tells CNN she was admitted to the hospital Saturday morning for what is being termed as routine tests.

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March 27th, 2010
09:04 PM ET

Thousands rally for immigration reform

Thousands of people rallying for immigration reform poured through several downtown blocks in Los Angeles, California, on Saturday, many waving flags or carrying signs.

"Stop prosecuting our race," one sign read. "Reform not raids," said a banner held by several people as they stretched across a large portion of a road. Some banged drums, and the sound of noisemakers pervaded. American and Mexican flags were common.

The protesters are urging lawmakers and President Barack Obama to move forward with immigration reform legislation - expected to be the president's next big task following this week's passage of the health care bill.

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March 27th, 2010
08:59 PM ET

Obama to make 15 recess appointments

President Barack Obama announced Saturday that he will make recess appointments of 15 nominees to administration posts who are awaiting confirmation by the full Senate.
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March 27th, 2010
05:01 PM ET

Medvedev says sanctions against Iran not 'optimal'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said new sanctions against Iran for its nuclear program are possible, but not "optimal," the Kremlin press service said Saturday, according to a state-run news agency.

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March 27th, 2010
03:24 PM ET

Some leave Gaza town as Israeli tanks enter area

Several residents living east of Khan Younis in Gaza were seen leaving their homes Saturday, witnesses said, following clashes a day earlier that left two Israeli soldiers and three Palestinians dead.

Meanwhile, four Israeli tanks and a bulldozer rolled in to Gaza, east of Khan Younis, early Saturday, witnesses told CNN. The military vehicles left soon after they arrived, the witnesses added.
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March 27th, 2010
02:02 PM ET

CNN correspondent deported from Myanmar

CNN Correspondent Dan Rivers has been deported from Myanmar - again.

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March 27th, 2010
09:26 AM ET

Pakistan airstrikes kill 7, officials say

Pakistani helicopter strikes killed six militants and one member of the country's security forces on Saturday, Pakistani intelligence officials told CNN.

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March 27th, 2010
08:50 AM ET

GM announces van recall

General Motors is recalling 5,000 heavy-duty vans due to a risk of engine fire.

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March 27th, 2010
08:11 AM ET

8 militants killed in Kashmir fighting

Indian security forces have killed at least eight militants in a running battle over the last four days in the disputed region of Kashmir, the country's army said Saturday.

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March 27th, 2010
07:38 AM ET

Troop death reported in Afghanistan

A NATO-led service member was killed Saturday in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

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