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State By State Breakdown Of Presidential Campaign Spending Reveals Surprises
September 11 2012 11:01 AM EDT
Perennial battleground states Ohio and Florida top the list of where the Obama and Romney campaigns are spending, and that is not unexpected. Pennsylvania, though, is very far from the top -- and that is a big surprise.
O.J. Simpson Believes Khloe Kardashian Is His Daughter And Changed Will For Her: Report
September 10 2012 6:49 PM EDT
The National Enquirer recently reported that sources say O.J. Simpson believes that Khloe Kardashian is his biological daughter so he has changed his will to accommodate the socialite.
Motorcycle Police Officer Killed Escorting Obama's Motorcade In Florida
September 09 2012 10:50 PM EDT
A motorcycle-mounted police officer escorting President Barack Obama's motorcade was killed in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Sunday. The officer was struck by a Ford F-150 while preparing to shut down Interstate 95 for Obama's appearance at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
Minnesota Vikings vs Jacksonville Jaguars, Watch Live Stream Online, Preview, Betting Odds, Prediction, Adrian Peterson To Start, Maurice Jones-Drew to Play
September 09 2012 11:02 AM EDT
Adrian Peterson is still recovering from an ACL injury he suffered last season, but could see action Sunday.
Dr. Michael Berkland Stored Human Brains, Hearts, Lungs And Other Organs In A Storage Unit
September 08 2012 3:03 PM EDT
Dr. Michael Berkland, 57, a former medical examiner, was arrested in Florida on Friday, after keeping human organs in over 100 containers and placing them in a storage unit.
Isiah Thomas, James Dolan Meet to Discuss MSG Job?
September 08 2012 11:22 AM EDT
Former Knick head coach Isiah Thomas has remained close to team owner James Dolan since leaving the team in 2008.
UV Vision Helps Crabs See On Ocean Floor
September 07 2012 5:32 PM EDT
Researchers found that eight kinds of crab had eyes that are sensitive to blue light, and two of those species had eyes that were sensitive to both blue and ultraviolet light.
Pundits On Obama's DNC Speech: OK But Far From The Best
September 07 2012 1:26 PM EDT
President Obama's address, as pundits noted, did not inspire the kind of enthusiasm that his speeches have become known for.
Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Hero, Sees Threat 'Sacred' Voting Rights [FULL TEXT]
September 06 2012 6:41 PM EDT
Rep. John Lewis recounted the story of his beating during "Bloody Sunday" 1965 in Selma, and warned of threats to voting rights.
DNC 2012: Complete Thursday Night Schedule
September 06 2012 4:39 PM EDT
Here is the complete lineup of tonight's convention closer.
Savannah State 70 1/2-Point Underdogs Against Florida State; Highest College Football Spread Ever
September 06 2012 12:52 PM EDT
Coming off an 84-0 thrashing from Oklahoma State, the lowly Savannah State Tigers of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision are tremendous 70 ½-point underdogs against the No. 6 ranked Florida State Seminoles heading into their Saturday matchup, making the spread the highest ever in college football sports gambling history.
Tropical Storm Leslie Officially Becomes A Hurricane
September 05 2012 4:55 PM EDT
Tropical Storm Leslie has strengthened into a hurricane, according to the National Weather Service. The storm, currently sitting east of Florida and the Bahamas, is not expected to make landfall in the United States, and no hurricane watches have been issues along the Atlantic coast.
Purple States Most Likely To Be In The Red: Wells Fargo Report
September 05 2012 1:42 PM EDT
While opinion polls in places like New Hampshire, Ohio, Nevada and Wiscounsin continue to find no clear trend as to whether the residents will support a Democrat or a Republican for President, a new report by asset manager Wells Fargo Advisor Wednesday found those very states unambiguous in their spending preferences in running large budget shortfalls
Democrats Introduce A New Face: Julian Castro
September 04 2012 10:37 PM EDT
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro presented a fresh, youthful, smiling face for Democrats at the opening night of their convention Tuesday -- while hurling stinging attacks on the Republicans and their nominee.
Colombian Drug Lord Griselda Blanco's Life Of Violence Comes Full Circle
September 04 2012 2:00 PM EDT
The two assassins had approached the Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco on motorcycles as she exited a butcher shop in Medellin, where they delivered two fatal bullets into her skull and left the 69-year-old's body lying in the street.
DNC Puts Spotlight On How North Carolina Is A New Battleground
September 04 2012 1:03 PM EDT
The fact that the Democrats are preparing to convene in North Carolina highlights how shifting demographics are changing America's electoral map.
Child Porn Evidence Unreliable: Study of Playboy
September 04 2012 8:49 AM EDT
In many child pornography cases, prosecutors are basing their cases against people who have downloaded images, yet don't have a way to confirm the subjects' ages.
Griselda Blanco Dead At 69, Godmother Of Cocaine Killed In Columbia; Photos Of The Former Miami-Based Drug Lord
September 04 2012 8:25 AM EDT
Griselda Blanco, a former drug lord for the Medellín Cartel and a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine drug trade, was gunned down in Columbia by an assassin on Monday.
Injured Endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle Lays Eggs In Hospital (PHOTOS)
September 04 2012 1:53 AM EDT
An injured hawksbill sea turtle has laid six eggs after being rescued and brought to a turtle hospital in the Marathon, Fla.
Labor Day Marks The End Of Summer, Start Of Big Travel Savings
September 03 2012 1:13 PM EDT
It’s Labor Day weekend and the kids are about to go back to school, the air is getting crisper and the end of summer is nigh. But autumn is no time to stay at home. In fact, it’s the best time of the year for budget-minded travelers to get away.