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A Wet Summer for the South Leads to Poor Crops
An unusually rainy summer wreaks havoc on crops.
Barack Obama Visits London
Barack Obama visits London as part of his whirlwind tour.
Barilla CEO´s Anti-Gay Remarks Stir Controversy
The CEO of Barilla pasta has given his company a PR nightmare to deal with after making homophobic comments on an Italian radio program.
Beat Holiday Stress this Season
Tips for enjoying the holiday season, without the stress.
Birth Control Approved in Maine Middle School
School board approves the distribution of birth control pills to sixth-graders without parental consent.
Clarence Clemons died after suffering a stroke
Saying goodbye to a talented saxophonist. Clarence Clemons died after suffering from a stroke. Here are a few highlights from his career.
Darfur: A Grave for Children
World Watches as Darfur Killings Continue
Democrats Acknowledge Success of Iraq’s Troop Surge
Many top outspoken, anti-war Congressional Democrats are conceding surge success.
Dolphins Scandal Sheds New Light on Bullying
When NFL offensive tackle Jonathan Martin left his team, unable to take any more of the bullying he’d been subjected to, it’s unlikely he knew he’d be shedding a whole new light on bullying and indirectly helping many of his fellow victims.
FDA Debating New Food Nutrition Symbols
The FDA is meeting to consider whether new symbols on food packages will help shoppers make smarter choices.
There are many reasons Americans pursue foreign adoptions. If the Congress ratifies The Hague Convention, then adoptions from countries not complying with the terms of the convention would be banned and Americans may find foreign adoptions no longer easier and cheaper than domestic adoptions.
GOP Presidential Candidates Address “Family Values” Issues
Abortion, same-sex marriage, and gun control were among topics discussed at the Republican presidential primary debate Wednesday night in New Hampshire.
Government Shutdowns-What to Expect
With Congress bickering over funding, the government faces the very real possibility of running out of money and shutting down. Even if they manage to pass the bill it would only be good for a few months. Here´s what to expect if a government shutdown happens.
Holed Aircraft Escapes Disaster
Qantas airliner with hole in its under carriage lands safely.
Idi Amin Dictator Dies
Idi Amin, the famous dictator who ran Uganda for 8 years, has died in a hospital in Saudi Arabia. He was around 80 years old.
Maine Man Investigated Over Facebook Post
A man in Maine got a visit from the Secret Service after making racist and violent comments toward President Obama on Facebook.
Maryland Driver Texting Ends Up In Lake
A Maryland woman who decided texting was more important than driving lost control of her car and drove right into a lake, submerging the vehicle in 5 feet of water. She was not harmed.
Miley Cyrus Performance Sparks Outrage
Miley Cyrus´s performance on the MTV music awards this past weekend has generated a lot of buzz, most of it negative. Did she go too far?
New York Times Hacked Again
The New York Times has been hacked for the second time in a month, and the Wall Street Journal is taking full advantage.
Pro-Democracy Protests Shake Up Burma
Security forces open automatic fire on protestors, killing nine and injuring eleven.
Serbian War Criminal Awaits Extradition
Bosnian Serb leader Koradzic awaits extradition to The Hague. Charges include genocide and the murder of 8000 Muslims in Srebrenica.
Surviving Beatles Reunite
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, the two surviving members of the Beatles, reunited for a performance on the Grammy Awards.
Thanksgiving Store Openings Prompt Outrage
The decision by several major retailers to open on Thanksgiving has prompted disbelief and outrage. Are they going too far in their quest for profits?
The Mystery of Flight 370
Malaysian Flight 370 vanished while on its way to Beijing, China with 239 people aboard, and no one has answers as to why-or where it is.
Troubles Keep Compounding For Britney
The former pop princess seems to be drowning in a pool of hot water.
Wallow Fire in Arizona
Residents of Alpine, Arizon were allowed to return home while the largest wildfire rages through parts of the state.
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Several network shows have already begun reruns while others are forced to delay premiers until Writers Guild strike ends.
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