Archive for October 14th, 2012


The White House Host Celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month

Arlen Specter, senator who gave no quarter, dies

The five-term senator, a moderate Republican-turned-Democrat, died of from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma on Sunday. He was 82.
Jumping 24 miles, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner broke multiple records, including achieving the speed of sound in freefall.

A shifting playing field: Coming out as a gay athlete

Civil rights was once a common cause for pros, but players have been relatively quiet about gay rights, until recently.


A film premiere got out of hand Saturday night after some began throwing bottles at passing cars. Police say they dispersed a crowd of several hundred.


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