Obama has spent more than $135 million — more than GOP challengers Romney and Rick Santorum combined — on his re-election apparatus, according to an Associated Press analysis of Federal Election Commission records.
Second-place Rick Santorum seemed to publicly acknowledge for the first time Wednesday that his quest for the presidential nomination may end in failure, and third-place Newt Gingrich is running out of money and cutting back his campaign, both in staff and appearances.
George Zimmerman appears uninjured in a police video taken after the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman's attorney said that his client had a broken nose and an injury to the back of his head.
Jeff Bezos, the dot-com billionaire, announced that he has located the booster rockets that lifted the first moon mission into space at the bottom of the Atlantic ocean. He hopes to raise one or both to the surface.
Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, plans to spend much less time in primary states and instead personally call delegates to try to persuade them to back him at the Republican National Convention in August.
MLB season opener: Japan's own Ichiro Suzuki had a big day for Seattle as they beat Oakland in 2012's first game. The contest in Tokyo was the most recent MLB season opener that occurred outside the US.