And she wins. Hillary Clinton pulled off a campaign-saving victory last night in Pennsylvania, beating rival Barack Obama by about 10 points. "Some counted me out and said to drop out," she told supporters in Philadelphia. "But the American people don't quit. And they deserve a president who doesn't quit, either." Now the never-ending primary season will travel to North Carolina, where Obama is favored, and Indiana, where the race is tight between the two Democrats.
In accordance with a court order signed Tuesday, Texas officials have begun moving children belonging to a controversial polygamy sect into temporary foster care facilities. The children—more than 400 in total—have been in state custody for more than two weeks, since a judge authorized authorities to remove them from the compound following reports of sexual and physical abuse of underage girls there. Because of confusion about the children's names and their family relationships, the court is now conducting DNA tests on both the children and adult sect members to try to determine paternity.
High fuel prices are proving to be financially harmful for some of the nation's top air carriers. Delta Air Lines reported a first-quarter $6.39 billion loss this morning, attributing it in significant part to record fuel costs, which it said rose $585 million in the past year. Northwest Airlines posted a $4.1 billion loss in the same period.