A reconciliation pact is set to be signed on Wednesday in Cairo between two key Palestinian factions: Hamas and Fatah. The deal was brokered by Egypt and by independent Palestinian groups which pushed the long time rivals into mending their differences. Both sides say they know the agreement is fragile and that much work remains.
Steve Inskeep talks to Bloomberg technology columnist Rich Jaroslovsky about the latest crop of tablet computers. Can any of them can compete with Apple's iPad, and why companies even bother making them given Apple's lead in the market.
For survivors of last week's deadly tornados in Alabama and other parts of the South, shelter is the paramount concern. With thousands left homeless, the challenge is finding temporary housing for displaced residents while the region rebuilds.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says some 30,000 people have registered for assistance, and more than 3,000 national guard members are on the ground conducting search and rescue, security and debris removal.