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Football: USA blanks Mexico 2-0

Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan scored second half goals as the United States national team blanked Mexico 2-0 in World Cup qualifying Tuesday at Columbus Crew Stadium. Johnson busted open a scoreless deadlock in the 49th minute with a header before Landon Donovan padded the lead in the 78th from close range to put the Americans on the verge of clinching a place in the World Cup next summer. Tim Howard made a pair of key saves in the first half to keep the match scoreless before Johnson headed home a Donovan corner just four minutes into the second half.

Salima Hashmi greeted

Dr Ghulam Nabi Shakir has greeted Salima Hashmi on taking oath as Punjab caretaker minister. In a greeting message, he paid tribute to the elder daughter of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, saying that Salima Hashmi had unique qualities as she is an artist, and professor simultaneously and now had sworn-in as the caretaker minister.Dr Ghulam Nabi Shakir expressed the views at the launching of his book “Himmat-e-Kufar Millay” held here the other day. He wrote the book on the personality and poetry of Faiz Ahmad Faiz.

U.S. Actress Harper says she's living remaining days to the fullest

NEW YORK, March 11 (Reuters) - Actress Valerie Harper, who disclosed last week that she has a rare, incurable brain cancer, said in an interview broadcast on Monday that her life expectancy is anywhere from a week to several years. Harper, 73, who won four Emmy Awards for portraying Rhoda Morgenstern on television, said on NBC's "Today" show that the reality of her illness hit home, "when I heard the word 'incurable.' "'Incurable' is a tough word, so is 'terminal,'" she said with a laugh.

Reuters People News Summary

Following is a summary of current people news briefs. A Minute With: the director of a documentary about Journey singer

Reuters People News Summary

Following is a summary of current people news briefs. A Minute With: the director of a documentary about Journey singer

Reuters People News Summary

Following is a summary of current people news briefs. A Minute With: the director of a documentary about Journey singer
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