Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Headlines 09.27.11

The Solyndra That Wasn’t: Solar Trust Declined Energy Department Loan for $2.1 Billion (Wash Post)

‘L-Word’ Star Escorted off Southwest Flight for Kissing Girlfriend (Wash Post)

Senate Reaches Deal to Avert Government Shutdown (NYT)

Obama’s Jobs Bill Makes It Illegal to Discriminate against ‘Unemployed’ in Hiring (NYT)

Study: Caffeine Averts Depression but May Make You Less Charitable (LA Times)

Georgia Company Claims It Can Make Motor Fuel from Wood (NYT)

White House Won’t Seek to Delay Supreme Court Health Care Bill Review (The Hill)

Facebook Creates Its Own PAC in Washington (The Hill)

European Union Climate Chief ‘shocked’ at US Debate over Issue (The Hill)

Congressional Staffers Getting Taxpayer-Provided iPads (The Hill)

Therapists Seeing Patients Online (NYT)

Wife of Mexican Drug Lord Gives Birth to Twins at California Hospital (MSNBC)

Washington Monument to Remain Closed ‘Indefinitely’ (Wash Times)

Grandmother Killed Child to Spite Father (Wash Times)

Obama Heckled: ‘[You’re] the Antichrist’ (Politico)

Rihanna Told to Cover Up by Christian Farm Owner during Irish Video Shoot (Telegraph)

AP Called Racist for Transcribing Obama Speech as Delivered, without ‘g’s (Yahoo)

Lobbying Group Opposes New Administration Rule Barring All Gifts to Federal Employees (The Hill)

Romney Meets Privately with Donald Trump (The Hill)

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Headlines 09.21.11

American Hikers Freed in Iran, State Media Report (NY Times)

Mexican Horror: Gunmen Dump 35 Bodies on Avenue During Rush Hour (USA Today)

Obama: “No shortcut” for Palestinians (NY Times)

Experts: Pilot Likely Blacked Out Before Crash (WSJ)

Moody’s Lowers Ratings on Three Big Banks (NY Times)

America Ranks 26th in Internet Speed (NY Times)

Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution of ex-Army Recruiter (USA Today)

ROTC Back at Harvard after 40 Years (Boston Globe)

Young Adults Make Gains in Health Insurance Coverage (NY Times)

Turkey Bans Men from Soccer Stadiums (AP)

Solyndra Executives to Plead Fifth at Hearing (The Hill)

Shutdown Fight Looms Over Disaster Aid (The Hill)

US Building Secret Drone Bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula (Wash Post)

Congressman Wants to Eliminate Dollar Bill (AZR)

Air Force Puts Grounded F-22s Back in Service (LA Times)

West Hollywood Bans Fur Sales, Leather Okay (LA Times)

San Francisco Okay’s “Bird-Safe” Building Standards (LA Times)

Study: 1 in 3 Texters Would Rather Text than Talk (NY Times)

Utah Tightens Already Restrictive Liquor Laws (USA Today)

House Creates Intern Program after Ending Page Program (The Hill)

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Headlines 09.20.11

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Expires (CNS News)

AP Fact Check: The Rich Already Pay More (AP)

Germany Reaps Rewards of Entitlement Cuts (Wash Post)

City’s Day Laborer Law Ruled Unconstitutional (LA Times)

Israel has Dumped 46% of Its US Treasury Bills; Russia 95% (CNS News)

In 3 Weeks, Gamers Crack AIDS Puzzle that Stumped Scientists for a Decade (Fox News)

World’s Biggest Sperm Bank Turning Away Redheads (Fox News)

US Alleges Full Tilt Poker Was Ponzi Scheme (WSJ)

Child Brings Mom’s Crack Pipe for Show-and-Tell (AP)

USDA Secretary: Americans Must Learn to Like Eating Healthier Food (CNS News)

PETA to Launch Porn Site for Animal Rights (Reuters)

Rivera Sets New Record with 602nd Save (NY Times)

Wednesday Is Anti-Trust Day in Washington (IT World)

Some Hotel “Safes” Opened by 00000 Code (USA Today)

Chaz Bono Makes “Dancing” Debut (AP)

Jesse Jackson’s Employee Says He Was Fired for Being Gay (Findlaw)

Changes in Controversial Organ Donation Method Stir Fears (Wash Post)

Monday, September 19, 2011

Headlines 09.19.11

10th Person Dies from Injuries in Reno Air Crash (AP)

Fighting Erupts for Second Day In Yemeni Capital (AP)

Obama Vows Veto if Deficit Plan Has No Tax Increases (NYT)

UK Hires “Affluence Team” to Audit Super-Wealthy (AP)

Headlight Flashing Tests FL Law as Free Speech (USA Today)

“Modern Family” Takes Home Five Emmy’s (NYT)

Poll: Obama Favorability Lowest Ever (CBS News)

Goats Used to Clear Land in Downtown Portland (AP)

Gallup: Southerners Less Likely to Visit Dentist (Huff Po)

Dental Survey Data (Gallup)

Wendy’s Remakes Its Burgers (USA Today)

Netflix Apologizes for Mishandling Changes (USA Today)

Court Orders Casey Anthony to Pay $97,000 (WSJ)

FBI: Violent Crime Down by 6% Last Year (AP)

Cleaver: If Obama Weren’t President, We Would Be “Marching on the White House.”(The Hill)

Cheerleaders’ New Miniskirts Are Too Short for Class, Violate School Dress Code (LA Times)

Obama Claims Re-election Likely (Talking Points Memo)

Obama’s Twitter Plan Backfires (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Friday, September 16, 2011

Headlines 09.16.11

Religion and Inequality Go Hand in Hand (Christianity Today)

NFL Wants Pat-Downs from Ankles up at All Stadiums (USA Today)

Bloomberg Predicts Riots If Jobs Don’t Show Up (NY Daily News)

McAfee: Heidi Klum Most Dangerous Online Search (Today Show)

Abbas Says He Will Seek Palestinian State at the Security Council (NYT)

Obama Agrees to Sell Arms to Taiwan, F-16A/Bs (Wash Times)

Obama to Sign Patent System Overhaul (The Hill)

Obama’s a Flop in States He Flipped in 2008 (Wash Times)

Toe Sucker Targeting Arkansas Women (AP)

2 Men Take Dead Pal to Strip Club (AP)

Pre-Born to “Speak” through Live Ultrasounds on Capitol Hill (Christian Post)

Supreme Court to Hear Prison Strip-Search Case (Findlaw)

Chinese Drywall Homeowners Can Sue On Own (Findlaw)

Can You Get a Divorce for No Sex in Marriage? (Findlaw)

Postal Service Faces Grim “New Reality” (The Hill)

Ten-Foot Fingernails New World Record (AP)

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Headlines 09.15.11

Islamists Emerge in Force in New Libya (Wash Post)

Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Resigns Over Global Warming (Fox News)

DC Schools Prepare for Nation’s First Sex-Ed Standardized Testing (Wash Post)

Unemployment Applications Hit 3-Month High (AP)

New Australian Passport Allows Third Gender Option (BBC)

UBS Hit by $2 Billion in Unauthorized Trades (WSJ)

NJ Appeals Court Rejects Woman’s Fight to Go Topless in Public (NJ.com)

Law School Sperm Donor Discovers He’s Fathered Over 70 Children (Boston Globe)

Central Banks Act Together To Ease Fears on European Debt (NYT)

Pat Robertson Tells Viewer It’s Okay To Divorce a Spouse with Alzheimer’s (Christian Post)

Tight Standards Make Mortgates Tough to Get (USA Today)

Democrat Congressman: Government Isn’t Obligated to Pay Social Security Benefits (CNS News)

Woman’s $10 Million Suit Against Toyota Over Ad Prank Allowed to Proceed (Daily Mail)

“Jew or Not Jew” App Riles Anti-Racism Group (AP)

Henry Winkler Receives British Title (BBC)