The Mississippi River is cresting in Memphis, Tenn at 48 feet, a near record. Memphis A.C. Wharton instructed authorities to go door-to-door to warn residents in danger to evacuate, according to Time Magazine. The AP's Jason Bronis floats with the emergency response teams.
President Obama discusses federal immigration policy in El Paso, Tex. today. Politico says the White House released a statement, saying the President has heard many voices on nation's broken immigration system and 'wants to have a civil and constructive debate on the issue'.
The Wall Street Journal says Microsoft could buy Internet phone company Skype for $7 to $8 billion dollars. Microsoft could boost its web presence, but the Guardian says the price tag is too steep, "shocking analysts who think it would be a substantial overpayment for the company". Skype recorded a seven million dollar loss last year.
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And former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, are separating. The Los Angeles Times says the former first lady has moved out of the couple's Brentwood home, after 25 years of marriage. They released a joint statement last night saying they are living apart while they work on the future of their relationship.