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(Undated) — Citing its commitment to free speech, Google says it won’t exclude a crudely altered photograph of Michelle Obama from its search results. The image, which depicts the first lady as having monkey-like features, is posted on a blog called Hot Girls. Explaining that offensiveness alone is not a reason to remove the image […]

VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES: The media mogul Oprah Winfrey will end her iconic daytime talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in 2011 as she prepares to start a cable channel of her own. A spokeswoman for Ms. Winfrey’s production company confirmed Thursday evening that Ms. Winfrey will make the announcement on her program on […]

VIA WJLA: In the exclusive interview, Oprah asks about former governor Sarah Palin’s feelings toward Levi Johnston, Katie Couric, and more. Sarah Palin’s book hits store shelves November 17. First up to promote the big book tour was the queen of daytime talk, Oprah. The just-taped interview will air the day before the book release. […]

VIA WIKIPEDIA: Veterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. Both a federal holiday and a state holiday in all states, it is usually observed on November 11. History of Veteran’s Day: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed an Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. The United States Congress passed a concurrent resolution […]

VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After a landmark win in the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama’s push for healthcare reform faces a difficult path in the Senate amid divisions in his own Democratic Party on how to proceed. On a 220-215 vote, including the support of one Republican and opposition from 39 Democrats, the […]

VIA CNN: NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Americans of all ages are being hurt by the weak job market, but the nation’s teens are in a particularly bad spot. The unemployment rate for teenagers in the labor force soared to 27.6% in October, up 1.8 percentage points from the month before and hitting a third straight […]

U.S. Military Officials confirmed 13 people were killed and 30 wounded in the worst mass shooting at a U.S. military base in history. Authorities say Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a U.S. citizen with Jordanian parents, opened fired on an unarmed crowd Thursday afternoon at Fort Hood’s Soldier Readiness Center. The center is where soldiers prepare […]

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VIA CNN: NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Ford Motor reported a surprise profit for the third quarter Monday, helped by a bump in sales from the Cash for Clunkers program, a reduced cost structure and problems at its U.S. rivals. The only major U.S. automaker not to file for bankruptcy this year earned earned $997 million, […]

VIA CNN: Richmond, California (CNN) — Investigators say as many as 20 people were involved in or stood and watched the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl outside a California high school homecoming dance Saturday night. Police posted a $20,000 reward Tuesday for anyone who comes to them with information that helps arrest and convict […]