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Thursday, December 3

Man Sentenced for Mugging 101-Year-Old

A New York City man who mugged a 101-year-old woman on her way to church has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. [More]

Man robbed in ER unconscious nearly 1 hour

Philadelphia police believe a man whose watch was stolen as he sat slumped in a hospital waiting room may have been dead for 50 minutes before anyone took notice. [More]

New York Police Arrest Minister for Allegedly Raping Teenage Relative

The Rev. Dr. Phillip Charles Joubert Sr. was charged last month after the victim came forward to police. He pleaded not guilty last week in a Queens court on first-degree rape and other charges and was held without bail. [More]

'Church of Tiger' disbands

The transgressions of Tiger Woods have proved too much to take for one of the golf superstar's most fanatical fans, who is now disbanding a church set up in praise of the sports icon. John Ziegler, the pastor of the First Church of Tiger Woods - - has announced in a statement on the blog that the organization is being dissolved because of the golfer's "personal sins." [More]

Tiger Woods' wife could receive $300M in divorce

According to Us magazine, Elin Nordegren signed a prenuptial agreement at the time of her marriage to Woods worth a reported $300 million, topping the previous record for celebrity divorces held by Michael Jordan’s wife, Juanita, who received $150 million. In addition to the settlement, Us reports that the couple - married since 2004 - own a $2.6 million home in Florida, a 155-foot $22 million yacht and a $39 million mansion on Jupiter Island. [More]

Colorado Deputies Taser 'Out of Control' 10-Year-Old

Pueblo Sheriff's Capt. Jeff Teschner said Wednesday that the boy was not hurt when deputies took action Monday after arriving at his foster home, where he was reportedly destroying property. [More]

Inmate in wheelchair escapes on foot

The man who oversees Texas' criminal justice system called Wednesday for a shake-up as authorities searched for a prisoner in a wheelchair who escaped on foot Monday from two armed guards as he was being transferred between prisons. [More]

Jesper Parnevik says sorry to Elin Nordegren: Should never have introduced you to Tiger Woods

Jesper Parnevik hit Tiger Woods where it hurts yesterday with the strongest condemnation yet from one of his peers. Parnevik, the Swedish golfer who introduced Woods to his then-nanny, Elin Nordegren, wished Wednesday he could take it all back. [More]

Woods' sponsors standing behind him — for now

Longtime sponsors are sticking with Tiger Woods, but the world's most famous athlete, who offered a "profound apology" today following allegations of infidelity, might find new deals hard to come by, marketing experts say, and the loyalty of existing sponsors could be tested by any additional tawdry stories or his reluctance to address the issue publicly. [More]

After shooting, Washington no longer accepting Arkansas parolees

The governor of Washington on Wednesday said her state will no longer accept convicted criminals on parole from Arkansas until the interstate system has been reviewed and she has determined that Arkansas is living up to its responsibilities. [More]

Matthews apologizes for `enemy camp' remark

MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologized on Wednesday for saying that President Barack Obama had traveled to an "enemy camp" at West Point to address the nation on the war in Afghanistan. [More]

Woman insists she was taping a surprise party, not "Twilight"

A 22-year-old woman spent time in jail after she allegedly videotaped "Twilight" at a movie theater. She claims she was actually taping her sister’s surprise birthday party celebrated at the movie house. "It was a big thing over nothing," she says. [More]

Breast-screening debate splits along party lines

Republican lawmakers pressed their case on Wednesday that new U.S. recommendations advising against routine mammograms for women in their 40s could be used to ration health care under reform legislation before Congress, a charge Democrats denied. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Ostentatious [os·ten·ta·tious] adj.  Characterized by or given to pretentiousness. [More]

Stolen remains of Austrian billionaire returned

A coffin containing the body of an Austrian billionaire has been returned to his family, more than a year after it was stolen from a graveyard by thieves who blackmailed the relatives for $150,000 (euro100,000), police said Wednesday. [More]

New York state lawmakers reject gay marriage bill

New York lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have made their state the sixth to allow gay marriage, stunning advocates who suffered a similar decision by Maine voters just last month. [More]

Shoplifter tried to run over salon employee

A 54-year-old grandmother is accused of swiping a hair product from a salon Tuesday then running over an employee who tried to write down her vehicle's tag number, a Pasco Sheriff's Office report states. [More]

School worker fired over search for E.T.

An Arizona school district employee resigned after officials accused him of using district computers to search for extraterrestrial life, authorities said. [More]

Celebrity 'burglar bunch' plead not guilty

Four members of a youthful burglary ring alleged to have targeted the homes of celebrities in Los Angeles pleaded not guilty Wednesday after appearing in court. [More]

New stem cell lines approved for tax-paid research

Scientists can start using taxpayer dollars to do research with 13 batches of embryonic stem cells and the government says dozens more cell lines should be available soon, opening a new era for the potentially life-saving field. [More]

Obama science advisers grilled over hacked e-mails

House Republicans pointed to controversial e-mails leaked from climate scientists and said it was evidence of corruption. Top administration scientists looking at the same thing found no such sign, saying it doesn't change the fact that the world is warming. [More]

California Thieves Steal $100G in Christmas Gifts for Poor

Thieves in Orange County have stolen $100,000 in toys and food donated to the poor, leaving an agency scrambling to recover just 24 days before Christmas. [More]

Wednesday, December 2

Wal-Mart greeter, 72, punched in face

A Pittsburgh-area man has been charged with assault after punching a 72-year-old Wal-Mart "greeter" in the face yesterday, according to police. [More]

Climate Change 'Fraud'

The scientific consensus that mankind has caused climate change was rocked yesterday as a leading academic called it a “load of hot air underpinned by fraud.” [More]

Tiger Woods apologizes as gossip magazine reports affair

Golfer Tiger Woods apologized Wednesday for "transgressions" that let his family down - the same day a gossip magazine published a report alleging he had an affair. [More]

Goodwill Store Receives Nearly $1,500 Worth of Marijuana

Goodwill employees in Ohio opened a donated antique water jug and found four bags of marijuana with a street value of around $1,500. The store doesn't know who left the jug and pot. [More]

Actress Meredith Baxter reveals she is a lesbian

Meredith Baxter, who played mother Elyse Keaton on the 1980s TV series "Family Ties," has revealed that she is a lesbian. "I am a lesbian, and it was a later-in-life recognition of that fact," the 62-year-old actress said. [More]

Obama aunt anguished by separation

President Barack Obama's aunt buried her face in her hands and sobbed as she described her anguish over no longer having contact with him and his family after the revelation she had been living illegally for years in the United States in public housing. She was ordered deported in 2004, but did not leave the country and continued to live in public housing in Boston. [More]

Breast-Feeding Mom Smothers Baby

Britain's Sun newspaper is reporting that a breast-feeding mother accidentally smothered her 4-week-old child on a United Airlines flight from Washington, D.C., to Kuwait. [More]

Party crashers’ e-mails gush with gratitude

E-mail messages released to TODAY reveal that something along those lines happened in the mysterious case of the White House party crashers. [More]

We Didn't Get the Message

State dinner crashers blame a dead cell phone battery for missing message they weren't OK to attend. [More]

Jesus Christ dumped from jury pool for disruption

Court officials say a Birmingham woman who changed her name to Jesus Christ didn't live up to it when she reported for jury duty this week. [More]

Jaimee Grubbs: I had affair with Tiger Woods - and have 'naughty' sexting messages to prove it

Tiger Woods has more girl trouble. A Los Angeles cocktail waitress named Jaimee Grubbs claims she and the world's top golfer carried on a torrid 31-month affair - and says she has photos and hundreds of "racy" text messages to prove it. [More]

Receptionist, 87, has no retirement plans

An 87-year-old Wisconsin woman who celebrated her 51st anniversary Tuesday with a Milwaukee-area shoe importer says she has no plans to retire. [More]

Cop killings case nets more arrests

Two people accused of helping a man suspected of gunning down four police officers evade authorities appeared in court Tuesday, and a third also may be charged, authorities said. [More]

Home of California Family Killed in Crash Burglarized

Authorities are investigating a burglary at the California home of a family of four killed when their minivan was rammed by a speeding car. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Placid [plac·id] adj.  1. Satisfied; complacent.  2. Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet. [More]

$1 trillion war bill poses a problem for Congress

President Obama's decision to send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan ensures what was already inevitable: The cost of the wars in that country and Iraq is about to exceed $1 trillion. Less certain for Congress is how to pay for it. [More]

Global warming measures will cost ‘twice as much as predicted’

Preventing runaway global warming may be twice as expensive as previously thought and Britain will have to incur billions of pounds of additional debt to cover its share of the cost, according to the world’s most influential climate change economist. [More]

Most states have not adopted sex offender rules

More than three years after Congress ordered stepped-up monitoring of sex offenders, only one state has adopted the government's strict new requirements, and some others are weighing whether to ignore the law and just pay a penalty. [More]

Missouri Supreme Court Overturns Murderer's Death Sentence

The Missouri Supreme Court overturned a man's death sentence Tuesday because his attorney failed to question the character of a murder victim who had child pornography on his computer. [More]

Singing protesters rile sheriff

Controversial Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio stopped talking and left when protesters at Arizona State University began singing a protest song. [More]

Tuesday, December 1

Jury: Baltimore Mayor Stole from Poor

Baltimore's mayor was convicted Tuesday on a single charge she took gift cards intended for the city's poor. Although Sheila Dixon was acquitted of felony theft charges, her misdemeanor conviction could force her from office. [More]

No criminal charges for Woods in car crash

Tiger Woods will not face criminal charges as a result of his one-car crash, but was issued with a careless driving citation, Florida police announced Tuesday. Woods will have to pay a $164 fine, but the case is closed. [More]

Facing Scandal, Head of Climate Research Lab to Temporarily Step Down

The director of the embattled Climatic Research Unit (CRU) in the United Kingdom is stepping down pending an investigation into allegations that he overstated the case for man-made climate change. [More]

Disabled Mayor Cries Foul at Disney

The Magic Kingdom wasn't so magical for one Florida man over the holiday weekend, reported The Miami Herald. Myron Rosner, the mayor of North Miami Beach who also happens to be paraplegic, says he was repeatedly hassled by Disney employees over his high-tech wheelchair. [More]

Mellencamp to quit smoking if Facebook group hits 1 million

John Mellencamp's 14-year-old son has started a social networking campaign on Facebook that he hopes will get his rocker dad to quit smoking. [More]

Victim's father: Suspected gunman planned attack for 20 years

A man accused of shooting four relatives to death after Thanksgiving dinner in South Florida told family members he had been waiting 20 years to kill them, the father of one of the victims said today. [More]

Judge declares mistrial in Gotti case over deadlocked jury; 4th mistrial

A federal judge, faced with a hopelessly deadlocked jury, declared a mistrial Tuesday in the racketeering case against John A. (Junior) Gotti. [More]

Flight Attendant Reportedly Takes Photo of Obese Passenger Who Doesn't Fit in Seat

An American Airlines flight attendant reportedly took a photograph of an obese passenger trying to fit into an airplane seat to show what crews must deal with when it comes to overweight fliers. [More]

Clearwater police identify pedestrian who nurse hit, then saved

The pedestrian who was struck by a Chevrolet Avalanche on Monday morning – and was then revived by the woman who had struck him – has been identified, Clearwater police said. [More]

Billboard seeks potential dates

A Florida man whose Web site promises $1,000 to a matchmaker who can help him find love has expanded his campaign to the side of the highway. [More]

Women line up to claim affairs with Tiger Woods

The Tiger Woods scandal is growing. Several other women say they have had affairs with the worlds No. 1 golfer, according to One woman who has come forward is Jaimee Grubbs, who appeared on VH1's "Tool Academy." Grubbs told Us Weekly that she was involved with Woods for 31 months. [More]

'Born again' keywords for release in Arkansas

On the heels of Maurice Clemmons ambush of four police officers Sunday morning, reports are surfacing that while Mike Huckabee was governor of Arkansas pardons were given to those claiming to be 'born again.' The very religious Huckabee is said to have had a safe spot for convicts who came to Jesus while sitting in their cells. [More]

Duluth mom sues over 'deceased' stamp

A Duluth peace activist is suing the federal government and the U.S. Postal Service for negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress after a letter she mailed to her soldier son in Iraq was allegedly returned to her with the word "Deceased" stamped in red ink on the envelope. [More]

A Bravo Contract Delivered White House Gatecrashers to the Today Show

NBC News didn't pay the Salahis for their exclusive Today appearance this morning. They didn't have to: According rival bookers trying to land the Salahis, they already have a contract with Bravo preventing them from talking to anyone else. [More]

Former Miss Argentina dies after plastic surgery on buttocks

A former Miss Argentina died Sunday after complications arising from plastic surgery, the official Telam news agency said. Solange Magnano, 37, died in a hospital after being transferred from a clinic where she underwent an elective surgery on her buttocks on Wednesday. [More]

Party girl history of alleged Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel surfaces

As Tiger Woods holed up in his Florida mansion, friends described how leggy stunner Rachel Uchitel - the daughter of a Palm Beach socialite - built a career in the glittery night life in Las Vegas, the Hamptons and New York, where she wrangles VIPs and celebrities for clubs. [More]

Some aren’t surprised by Tiger Woods mess

Multiple sources who have known Tiger Woods in either a personal or professional capacity have now come forward saying that news of trouble at home comes as no surprise. [More]

Woods' crash hampers wealthy neighbors' privacy

The professional athletes, bold-faced celebrities and corporate moguls who live in Tiger Woods' neighborhood favor it less for its clay tennis courts and Arnold Palmer-designed golf course than for its 8-foot security wall and platoon of private guards. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Lucid [lu·cid] adj.  1. Easily understood; intelligible.  2. Mentally sound; sane or rational.  3. Translucent or transparent. [More]

Alec Baldwin says he'll quit acting

"I don't have any interest in acting anymore," says Alec Baldwin in the December issue of Men's Journal. At 51, he points out, "I'm not young, but I have time to do something else." [More]

Seattle cop killer shot dead

The man wanted in the fatal shooting of four police officers was shot and killed Tuesday in south Seattle after he challenged police who approached him, authorities said. [More]

Police Killings Suspect Warned: 'I'll Kill All You'

"I'll kill all you bitches," Maurice Clemmons told workers trying to book him at Washington's Pierce County Jail in May after he punched a sheriff's deputy in the face. [More]

Woman who couldn't pay mortgage ended up being saved by an angel

She was just trying to call her daughter to let her know that she would send her money for groceries, but she really dialed the wrong number, and the woman on the other line became a holiday angel by paying the mortgage for her. [More]

3 people accused of robbing dying man in hospital

Police say three people stole a watch from a dying man in a Philadelphia hospital waiting room. [More]

China launches ad campaign to salvage global image

China, the country that introduced the world to formerly obscure chemicals like melamine and diethylene glycol via a series of product safety scandals, is now hoping to salvage its image through an advertising campaign. [More]

Polanski can leave jail anytime, Swiss say

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski could leave jail for house arrest at any time, starting this week, while he battles extradition to the United States on a sex charge, a Swiss federal police spokesman said Monday. [More]

Tareq Salahi: We did not 'party crash'

In the couple's first television interview, Tareq Salahi said that he and his wife, Michaele, are "devastated" by the claims that they "crashed" the White House state dinner last week and are cooperating with the Secret Service. "The truth will come out," he told Matt Lauer. [More]

Party crashers e-mailed Pentagon official

The couple who crashed the Obama administration's first state dinner communicated with a senior Pentagon official about going to the event, but the official denies that she helped the couple get in. [More]

Monday, November 30

Why wasn't the suspected cop killer still behind bars?

The ex-con suspected of killing 4 cops was already sentenced to more than 100 years in jail. Rhonda Sharp, a spokeswoman for the Arkansas Parole Board, said then-Gov. Huckabee commuted Maurice Clemmons' 108-year prison term to a sentence of 47 years. "[Huckabee's commutation] made him eligible for parole at that point," Sharp said. [More]

Wash. shooting re-opens Huckabee's clemency record

As governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee had a hand in pardoning or commuting many more prisoners than his three immediate predecessors combined. Maurice Clemmons, the suspect in Sunday's slaying of four Seattle-area police officers, was among them. [More]

Tiger Woods withdraws from tournament, still not talking

Tiger Woods canceled plans to play in his golf tournament in Thousand Oaks this week and canceled a pre-tournament news conference following an accident in his car that left him with facial cuts and sparked worldwide speculation about what happened. [More]

Arkansas Cop Who Used Stun Gun on Girl, 10, Fired

The mayor of a small Arkansas town says the police officer who used a stun gun on an unruly 10-year-old girl has been fired for violating department policy — not for using the Taser but for failing to use the camera attached to it. [More]

Christmas-hating man nabs Salvation Army kettle

Police in northwest Ohio say a man who claimed to hate Christmas swiped a Salvation Army red kettle full of donated money and pushed one of the charity’s bell ringers to the ground when she tried to take it back. [More]

Items you didn’t know were in the Senate health bill

Businesses with 50 or more employees would be required to provide a private place, other than a bathroom, to use a breast pump for nursing mothers. [More]

Iran holds yacht with 5 UK nationals

Iran is holding five British sailors after stopping their racing yacht in the Persian Gulf, the British government said Monday. The move could heighten tensions between Iran and major world powers, including Britain, that are demanding a halt to its nuclear program. [More]

Woman, 100, given high school diploma

A Toronto resident said she was presented with a high school diploma for her 100th birthday from her former school in New York. [More]

McDonald's seeks Ronald's return

Employees at a Georgia McDonald's said they are making holiday wishes for the safe return of a Ronald McDonald statue swiped on Thanksgiving. [More]

‘12 Days of Christmas’ will cost you: $87,403

Making one's true love happy will cost a whopping $87,403 this year, a small increase from last year, according to the latest cost analysis of the items in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas." [More]

Woman Killed at Site of Granddaughter's Death

Police say a Virginia woman was struck and killed while taking flowers to a roadside memorial for her granddaughter who died in a crash at the same spot a week ago. [More]

Alleged Tiger Woods mistress denies affair

Knockout party girl Rachel Uchitel took some hard shots Saturday from the National Enquirer. The tabloid, answering her denial of a romance with golfing god Tiger Woods, released photos of Uchitel partying with pal Ashley Samson - who detailed the alleged affair to the Enquirer. [More]

Senators: Take action against White House crashers

Two senators say authorities ought to pursue criminal charges against the Virginia couple who crashed last week's state dinner at the White House. [More]

Aerialist falls three stories during mall performance

A high-flying aerialist was hospitalized after falling three stories during a holiday performance at one of the largest mall in Los Angeles, authorities said. [More]

Man Saves Drowning Wife, Loses Son

As his wife floundered screaming for help in murky river water, a frantic New Zealand man was forced to abandon a bid to rescue his teenage son to save his partner from drowning, he said Monday. [More]

Suspect in police deaths hurt, maybe dead

A suspect in the slaying of four police officers who were gunned down in a suburban coffee shop was surrounded by police at a Seattle house early Monday, wounded and possibly dead, police said. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Enigmatic [en·ig·mat·ic] adj.  Of or resembling an enigma; puzzling: "An enigmatic tax form." [More]

Oprah to visit White House for TV special

The queen of daytime will interview the president of the United States during an ABC holiday special that brings together Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama. [More]

Man steals deodorant to repay drug debt

He stuffed 19 packages of antiperspirant — $84 worth — inside his jacket and tried to head outside where police were waiting for him. [More]

Philadelphia Police Search for Man Who Raped Blind Woman

Police are searching for a man they say beat and raped a blind woman in her home. [More]

Captain who put job on line to save patient is firefighter of year

A Plant City Fire Rescue captain who violated protocol but may have saved a choking boy's life has been named the city's 2009 Firefighter of the Year. [More]

Jellyfish As Big As Sumo Wrestlers Hit Japan

An invasion of jellyfish the size of sumo wrestlers is throwing the Japanese fishing industry into jeopardy. [More]

U.S. Mint to temporary cease American Eagle gold coins

The United States Mint has announced that it will suspend the sales of one-ounce American Eagle gold coins until early December because of depletion in inventory. [More]

British counterfeiter comes clean on coins

A former British counterfeiter says it was relatively easy for him to produce mass quantities of phony 1-pound coins. [More]

Hasselhoff ex Bach arrested on DUI charge

David Hasselhoff's ex-wife has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Los Angeles. [More]

David Hasselhoff hospitalized

David Hasselhoff and his ex-wife Pamela Bach are having a troubled start to the holiday season -- one landing in the hospital, the other in jail over the Thanksgiving weekend. [More]

Sunday, November 29

Tiger Woods canceled yet another meeting with police, but takes the blame for crash.

Tiger Woods canceled yet another meeting with state troopers but, for the first time, talked about his car crash on his Web site, saying it was his fault, that his wife acted courageously and that remaining details were private. [More]

4 police officers killed in Wash. coffee shop

A gunman walked into a coffee shop and shot and killed four police officers Sunday morning in what sheriff's officials described as an "ambush." [More]

Texas Police Find Missing Teacher's Body in SUV at Impound

Police say they found the body of a 35-year-old Houston teacher in his SUV after the apparently abandoned vehicle was towed to an impound. [More]

White House intruders want to sell their story

As White House officials fended off new questions about how a fame-seeking couple finessed their way into the president’s glittering state dinner last week, the aspiring reality-TV stars themselves began trying to sell their story for hundreds of thousands of dollars. [More]

Body Found in Septic Tank Believed to Be That of Missing Florida Toddler

The body of a child found at the bottom of an uncovered septic tank is believed to be that of a missing Florida toddler. Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee said grass was covering most of the tank, which had an opening about 11 inches wide. [More]

Florida Man Accused of Shooting Roommate After Fight About Soda

A 55-year-old Hillsborough County man has been jailed following a shooting that authorities think happened after a squabble over soda. [More]

76-Year-Old Accused of Killing Son on Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving dispute over chores turned deadly outside Colorado Springs, where police say a 76-year-old man shot and killed his son after the two argued for most of the day. [More]

Two Dead After New Jersey Dad Shoots Family

A man chased down and shot his wife and their two young sons in northern New Jersey on Saturday — killing one boy — before he was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer, police said. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Eponym [ep·o·nym ] n.  A person whose name is or is thought to be the source of the name of something, such as a city, country, or era.  "George Washington is the eponym of Washington DC." [More]

Gold coin found in Ill. Christmas kettle

The Salvation Army says a bell-ringer in Naperville, Ill., literally struck gold when a 1-ounce pure gold coin was found at the bottom of the kettle. [More]

Grand Canyon Officials Recover Man's Body

Officials at Grand Canyon National Park say a man's body has been found 200 feet below the canyon's South Rim. [More]

Scores of albinos in hiding after attacks

As many as 10,000 albinos are in hiding in east Africa over fears that they will be dismembered and their body parts sold to witchdoctors, the Red Cross said in a recent report. [More]

Early Saturday morning shooting in front of Caesars Palace

Shots were fired from a car at pedestrians in front of Caesars Palace on Las Vegas Boulevard early Saturday morning has heavy crowds travel up and down the Strip. [More]

Knox’s parents investigated for defamation

The parents of American student Amanda Knox are being investigated for alleged defamation for saying Italian police abused their daughter before arresting her in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate. [More]

Grandma Delivers Thanksgiving Baby

A Boston woman says she was forced to split her time between helping her daughter deliver a baby at home and cooking Thanksgiving dinner. [More]

Message in a Bottle Found After 24 Years

The coastal storm that battered the United States' eastern coastlines earlier this month dumped Heidi Mozzo's bottle onto a North Carolina beach after nearly a quarter-century at sea. [More]

Saturday, November 28

Transsexual L.A. Times sportswriter found dead

A Los Angeles Times sportswriter who made headlines by announcing he was becoming a woman, then returned to work as a man, has been found dead in a suspected suicide, the paper reported on Saturday. [More]

Woods, wife 'unavailable' for interview on crash

The mystery over a Tiger Woods' car crash intensified today when his agent called state troopers on their way to Woods' house and asked them to wait another day before speaking to him. [More]

For stars, high-tech gaffes hard to hide

So, you fail to take a deep breath and to count to 10 — and you post something you probably shouldn't on Twitter or Facebook, or somewhere else online. Hopefully, it blows over without doing too much damage. But what if you're famous and have thousands, if not millions of virtual followers? [More]

TMZ: Tiger Woods Injuries Caused by Wife, Not SUV.

Tiger Woods did not suffer facial lacerations from a car accident. They were inflicted by his wife, Elin Nordegren - according to a conversation Woods had Friday after the accident. According to TMZ's source, Tiger's wife had confronted him about reports that he was seeing another woman. [More]

Autopsy Reveals Oregon Lawyer Was Strangled

An autopsy has found that an assistant federal public defender found dead in her home was strangled. [More]

IRS files $79,000 tax lien against Schwarzenegger

The Internal Revenue Service has filed a federal tax lien against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for nearly $80,000, public records show. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Prolific [pro·lif·ic] adj.  Producing abundant works or results: "A prolific writer." [More]

ACORN Can Receive Pending Federal Payments

The Obama administration can legally pay the embattled community organizing group ACORN for services performed under contracts before Congress banned the government from providing money to the group, the Justice Department said. [More]

Tiger not out of woods as police look to probe car crash and wife's rescue

Police in Florida plan to question Tiger Woods on Saturday about the events surrounding a car accident outside the golf champion's house, CNN reported. [More]

Dubai ruler's dream turns to debt nightmare

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed al-Maktoum, who put his desert emirate onto the world map with a rapid development drive, now faces a debt crisis that could wreck his dream. [More]

Friday, November 27

Body of trapped Utah caver won't be recovered

The popular Utah cave where a 26-year-old medical student died earlier in the week will be closed permanently and his body will not be removed, state and county officials said Friday. [More]

Police chief: Woods' wife helped after accident

Tiger Woods was injured early Friday when he lost control of his SUV outside his Florida mansion, and a local police chief said Woods' wife used a golf club to smash out the back window to help get him out. Woods had lacerations to his upper and lower lips, and blood in his mouth; officers treated Woods for about 10 minutes until an ambulance arrived. [More]

Family Sues After Dad's Body Falls From Broken Casket

A suburban Phoenix family is suing after their father's body slipped from a shattered casket when it was dropped into a grave during a burial ceremony. [More]

Photo shows Tareq and Michaele Salahi getting face time with President Obama

The White House party-crashers got face time with President Obama - deepening the shame of the Secret Service, it was revealed Friday. [More]

FAA releases recordings of wayward jet

One of the two Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot the Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport last month told air traffic control that they had dropped from radio contact because of "cockpit distraction." [More]

Lap-dancing researcher wanted

A British university is seeking a lap-dance researcher who has already studied the erotic dance industry. [More]

Tiger Woods hurt in Florida car crash

Tiger Woods was injured in a car accident early Friday when his car struck a tree near his mansion in a gated waterfront community, authorities said. [More]

Middle School Students Try to Poison Teacher

Waltham, Massachusetts, police have reportedly summoned three middle school students to court to face charges of attempted poisoning. [More]

Man drives over explosives detonator

A bomb technician was called to a Darwin home last night to remove an explosives detonator that a man had driven over three times "to see what would happen." [More]

Outrage Over 'GMA' Decision to Drop Adam Lambert for Chris Brown

ABC has booked Rihanna-beater Chris Brown for an interview and a performance on "Good Morning America" -- right after the network canceled guy-kisser Adam Lambert. [More]

4 relatives shot dead at Fla. Thanksgiving party

Four people including a child in bed were shot to death during a family Thanksgiving gathering and a manhunt was under way across South Florida early Friday for a male relative suspected in the slayings. [More]

Police Arrest Boy for Shooting Mom With Arrow

Police in Sioux Falls, South Dakota say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested after he shot his mother in the back with a homemade arrow fired from a makeshift bow. [More]

Woman Made Bomb Threat So Boss Could Make Flight

A South Florida woman has been charged with calling in a bomb threat to keep her boss from missing a flight. [More]

L.A. Mayor Wants to Limit Pot Dispensaries

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has urged the City Council to limit the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. [More]

WordThink - Word of the Day

Voracity; Voracious [vo·ra·cious] adj.  Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.  2. Having or marked by an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; greedy: "A voracious reader." [More]

Secret Service facing heat following success of White House party crashers

Furious White House officials called the head of the Secret Service on the carpet Thursday, demanding to know how two loopy Washington socialites crashed President Obama's first state dinner. [More]

Secret Service: Crashers posed no danger to Obama

The Secret Service maintains that President Barack Obama was never in danger at a state dinner after an uninvited Virginia couple got through security, but it wouldn't comment on whether anyone is screened for radiological or biological weapons. [More]

Dubai debt plea sends fear around world

Just a year after the global downturn derailed Dubai's explosive growth, the city is now so swamped in debt that it's asking for a six-month reprieve on paying its bills — causing a drop on world markets Thursday and raising questions about Dubai's reputation as a magnet for international investment. [More]

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An audience member at "The Jay Leno Show" is especially grateful this Thanksgiving. He won a new car. [More]

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The medical student who died in a Utah cave was the third spelunker in recent years to get stuck in the same tiny crevice but the only one die — an outcome that devastated the dozens of rescuers who worked for more than a day to save him. [More]

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