Westminster Dog Show, Watson computer show, and a verdict in the Minuteman murder trial
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National news: Minuteman murder
Shawna Forde, the Minuteman border activist, was found guilty Monday for murdering nine-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father, Raul Flores. Forde committed the murder during a robbery attempt to help fund her border group. A jury will decided Tuesday on whether she should face the death penalty.
National news: Battle of the machine
Watson, the IBM computer going memory chip to human brain against two competitors on Jeopardy, is tied for first place after Monday night's first round. It (he?) has $5,000 to its (his?) name. Brad Rutter, one human, also has $5,000. Ken Jennings is trailing the man and the machine with $2,000. Jennings will be online at the Post at 11 a.m. to answer questions about what it feels like to have humanity's hope pinned to his shoulders.
National news: Battle of the dog
Westminster Dog Show got off to a furry, good time on Monday with the finest of the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding breeds picked. Tuesday will see the Sporting, Working, Terrier and then that elusive award: Best in Show. Which fuzzy pup will take it all? Check out the gallery to catch up on adorable dogs.
| February 15, 2011; 8:20 AM ET
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