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Studies link increased hurricane intensity to global warming.

Believe in global warming yet? Have you asked Wilma her opinion?


VIDEO: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson: What Crime?


Miers kept 'lid' on Bush National Guard controversy

Released from a gag order, Larry Littwin – the controversial former director of the Texas Lottery under Harriet Miers – is free to appear at the upcoming Supreme Court confirmation hearings to give "potentially explosive" testimony

Pre-Emptive Pardons?

Americablog reports that Bush and his chief of staff are having a pow-wow at Camp David this weekend, no doubt to discuss various strategies on how to extricate themselves from the various messes in which the administration now finds itself.

Big Tobacco Jets Delay To Court…

DeLay's staff disclosed that he flew to Houston on Thursday morning on a corporate jet owned by R.J. Reynolds, a longtime contributor...

Ramping up to Operation Syria's Next

Bush wants U.N. to deal with Syria?

Accidental Invention Points to End of Light Bulbs

The main light source of the future will almost surely not be a bulb. It might be a table, a wall, or even a fork.


Spike Lee Plans Film On Hurricane Katrina Aftermath

Lee announces he is making a film for HBO about the post-Hurricane Katrina flooding in New Orleans, saying he wouldn't be shocked if conspiracy theories of intentional government involvement in the flooding proved true. Continued

Spike Lee - 3.2004

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Crooks & Liars Exclusive: John Amato interviews Rachel Maddow

Rachel is described in New York Magazine as "outshining host Tucker Carlson, finally giving liberals a feisty voice." The interview runs about 22 minutes long.

Listen to fan's confessions from Madonna's 1-888-2-CONFESS line

Death Watch at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

“The façade is gone and we are now seeing the Bush White House in all its incompetent glory,” says retired political science professor George Harleigh. “They’ve ignored reality for too long.”

The Daily Kitten

A new kitten everyday at 3:07PM

The #1 Most Buried Story: Halliburton pumping the oil that’s not even metered

This was revealed by the Inspector General’s report on the missing $9 billion, and highlighted by Galloway’s awesome testimony before the Senate this May

Whose Party Is It Anyway?

Katrinagate gave Democrats a searing symbol of W’s ineptitude — which they promptly squandered. It’s time to pull the party out of the Clintons’ shadow.

Debate over clean-car technology

In Tokyo, automakers debate the roles of hybrids, synthetic fuels and hydrogen fuel cell technology.


A Nose For News

Bush's vow to not be distracted by the growing CIA leak scandal crumbled when a reporter from the Nose Ring Times raised his hand and asked for the President's position on nipple piercing.


But Mr. Rove and Mr. Libby may not be the only people at risk. There may be others in the government who could be charged for violations of the disclosure law or of other statutes, like the espionage act, which makes it a crime to transmit classified information to people not authorized to receive it.

Group of Indonesian students protest against visit by US Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy Karen Hughes

Miami Beach To Require Contractors Provide Gay Partner Benefits

The City of Miami Beach has unanimously passed legislation requiring most companies doing business with the city to provide benefits to the same-sex partners of their employees.


ArtsUnited Exhibits Illustrations by Carlos Marrero at Stork's In Wilton Manors, FL

ArtsUnited is featuring illustrations by artists and author Carlos Marrero at Stork's Bakery Coffee Cafe, 2505 NE 15th Avenue, Wilton Manors in a solo exhibit through October 29, 2005. The exhibit is free to the public.

For more information about the artist, go to

Pirro hits up Clinton for money to battle Clinton

In her "Dear Hillary" letter, Pirro asked for donations of up to $1,000.

"But today, Hillary, I need to know if I can count on you to stand by my side in my campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton," Pirro added.

VIDEO: Steve Mac - Lovin' You More (That Big Track)

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Ontario to match U.S. time change

In a bid to stay in step with Canada's largest trading partner, Ontario said Thursday it will become the first province to extend daylight time.

VIDEO: Madonna and Dave ride horses down 53rd Street


FEMA Chief Worried About Dinner While New Orleans Starved

As part of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committees investigation into the preparation for and response to Hurricane Katrina, Chairman Susan Collins and Ranking Member Joseph Lieberman today held a hearing where they heard testimony from the first FEMA official in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.


Cindy Sheehan Pledges Civil Disobedience Campaign

Peace mom plans more arrests in D.C.—and Thanksgiving in Crawford



2.6 Trillion Missing from Pentagon prior to 9/11

Testimony before the House Appropriations Committee: Fiscal Year 2002 Defense Budget Request.


Media Matters For America

NY Times ignored actual oil survey, previous Times reporting; overstated refuge's oil "reserves" to be 10 billion barrels


Citizens for Principled Conservatism (CPC) is currently in-production of a documentary named The Truth About Ann which aims squarely at political and religious hypocrisy of Rightwing commentator and author, Ann Coulter.

Joan Rivers in radio shouting match after guest suggested she was a racist...

The airwaves turned blue today after broadcaster Darcus Howe and comedienne Joan Rivers clashed over accusations of racism live on radio.

DeLay's Mugshot?

Best Science Photos Of 2005 Named

The President's Man

Bloomberg has given Bush a four-year pass at the city's expense.

Cindy Sheehan Will Co-Host The Randi Rhodes Show On Friday: 6-7PM ET

Insurgents Torch Iraq’s Main Oil Pipeline…“The Damage Is 100%”…


New Album Is Madge-ic!

ANYONE who thought MADONNA might have abdicated as the Queen of Pop can kneel at her throne once more. Read On

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Miller was WHIG operative--CONFIRMED!

Corrente was right on the money. Yesterday’s conspiracy theory is today’s news. Read on:

Former CIA Analyst: Government May Be Manufacturing Fake Terrorism

A Government openly promoting torture, A President acting like a King cannot be trusted, must be impeached

Cindy Sheehan On Hillary Clinton

I would love to support Hillary for President if she would come out against the travesty in Iraq. But I don't think she can speak out against the occupation, because she supports it.


The No "SPINE" Zone

Colin Powell's Chief Of Staff:

Cheney, Rumsfeld “Cabal” Hijacked US Foreign Policy, “America Is Paying The Consequences”...

US planning invasion, says Chavez

Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, says he is in possession of intelligence showing that the United States plans to invade his country.


VIDEO: Bill O'Reilly calling it Quits?

The possible news made Keith Olbermann stand up and do a little dance.

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Hack A Day covers getting downloaded video on the iPod

Delay's arrest warrant is online!

God bless Nancy Pelosi for posting this.

Chertoff Says FEMA Was 'Overwhelmed' by Katrina

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff acknowledged today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency was "overwhelmed" by Hurricane Katrina and called for a buildup of the government's "preparedness capability" to deal with major natural disasters and terrorist attacks.


Astrology is scientific theory, courtroom told

Astrology would be considered a scientific theory if judged by the same criteria used by a well-known advocate of Intelligent Design to justify his claim that ID is science, a landmark US trial heard on Tuesday.

Apple's "Aperture"


Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi purchase lush mansion

Out There: Cyndi’s Back Too

Cyndi Lauper’s new album can be heard on her Sony site. Madonna’s not the only 80’s star releasing new material.

Film rolls as troops burn dead

US soldiers in Afghanistan burnt the bodies of dead Taliban and taunted their opponents about the corpses, in an act deeply offensive to Muslims and in breach of the Geneva conventions.

Bush, Bono Have Lunch at the White House

"They had a very good discussion about some of our common priorities," McClellan said. "Both share a deep commitment to combating AIDS, preventing malaria and expanding trade to lift people out of poverty."

Iran might cut ties with UK

Iran was "very suspicious about the role of British forces" in Ahvaz blasts, which killed six people and wounded 100 others on Saturday, the Iranian President said.


Judith Miller: Torture witness?

Bridgeview used car salesman Muhammad Salah recalls being beaten, housed in a "refrigerator cell" and threatened with rape by Israeli soldiers until he admitted to bankrolling overseas terrorists, according to a new filing in U.S. District Court. In an odd twist, the interrogation was witnessed by embattled New York Times reporter Judith Miller...


Is 'Wi-Fi on steroids' really the next big thing?

Computer users in many urban and university areas have come to expect connectivity 24/7. There's a cable modem or DSL at home, a high-speed connection in the office and Wi-Fi for the places in between, from the commute to the coffeehouse.

The latest investor in green energy - the CIA

SkyBuilt Power Inc. has begun building electricity-generating units fueled mostly by solar and wind energy.

HuffPo: "Ari's Confusion of the Day"

What would Republicans have said if Clinton had had told the nation that Ruth Bader Ginsburg was good for the Supreme Court because she was a good Jew?

Mysterious world of Google satellite maps

The Register reader who submitted this picture claims it shows the location of HAARP, the Defense Department's "Ionospheric Research" site that more than a few conspiracy-minded people believe is actually a massive weather-modification system.

Saddam's trial a double-edged sword for US

Officials also braced for the possibility that Saddam's defense strategy may include highlighting past US support for the dictator whom Washington later demonized and chased from power. Continued

Shaking Hands: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein greets Donald Rumsfeld, then special envoy of President Ronald Reagan, in Baghdad on December 20, 1983.


VIDEO: The Colbert Report

It was a great debut and a dynamite follow up to The Daily Show.


World is a safer place despite people's fears

Widespread fears about a world in a perpetual state of war are unfounded, a study says today. It emphasises that the number of conflicts between nations, civil wars, battle deaths, coups and genocides has been falling steeply for more than a decade.

What can't the wonder drug do?

Researchers say marijuana kills cancer cells...

Lil' White (House) lie?

Hillary admits then denies '08 Prez run

Madonna "Hung Up" Video Teaser

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VIDEO: Anti-war Grandmothers Arrested In New York

Dozens of grandmothers opposed to the U.S. presence in Iraq stage a protest in front of the army recruitment centre in New York's Times Square. Click To Play

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The Randi Rhodes Show: Listen Live 3-7PM ET

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C-SPAN introduces online, multifaceted news outlet

C-SPAN displayed an energetic alter ego yesterday with the debut of CapitalNews, an online news compendium for political junkies.

Russian Trawler Flees Norway Coast Guard in Storm

A Russian trawler fled toward home waters through a raging storm, carrying two Norwegian inspectors from a coast guard vessel that stopped it Oct. 15 on suspicion of illegal fishing in the Barents Sea.

'Rule of Law'? That's So '90s

We are on the verge of an extraordinary moment in American politics. The people running our government are about to face their day -- or days -- in court. Continued

Clothes of the 90s


"Our goal at DHS (Homeland Security) is to completely eliminate the 'catch and release' enforcement problem, and return every single illegal entrant, no exceptions.

America will pick its own lettuce, by god!

Venus Express set for liftoff

Unusually High Vote Totals Raise Concerns About Iraq Election

The Iraqi Independent Electoral Commission says it needs a "few more days" to reach a final count from Saturday's landmark constitution vote.


'You're innocent, but we're still suing you'

Recording industry goes after woman for downloading rap

New Satellites Push Technological Boundaries

Building and testing of all three micro-sats is currently underway with launch scheduled for late February 2006 from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB). ST5 is scheduled to operate in space for at least 90 days.

The Emperor Doesn't Disclose: Why the Fight Against Fake News Continues

Bush told Blair of 'going beyond Iraq'

George Bush told Tony Blair shortly before the invasion of Iraq that he intended to target other countries, including Saudi Arabia, which, he implied, planned to acquire weapons of mass destruction.


VIDEO: "Worse than Watergate"

That's the money quote from Ed Gillespie, former charman of the RNC when asked by Chris Matthews about the Valeri Plame affair back when he had the job.

Kansas church plans to protest school play

''It's a tacky bit of banal fag melodrama without any artistic or literary merit or redeeming value," said Phelps in a telephone interview yesterday.


Barry Manilow: "I've always wanted to marry Elton John"

Barry Manilow had a confession to make at the October 10 Society of Singers' annual Ella Awards.

`Material Girl' Madonna Changes Her Tune

Proselytizing pop star Madonna has declared that ``most priests are gay'' and warns her fans that people ``are going to go to hell, if they don't turn from their wicked behavior.''

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'Spider-Man' star Dunst plays slain aid worker in Iraq war movie

"Spider-Man" star Kirsten Dunst is to play real-life US aid worker Marla Ruzicka, who was killed in a suicide-bomb attack in Baghdad in April, in a new Hollywood movie about the war in Iraq. Continued

Marla Ruzicka, RIP


CIA leak probe 'widening to include use of intelligence'

Evidence is building that the probe conducted by Patrick Fitzgerald, special prosecutor, has extended beyond the leaking of a covert CIA agent's name to include questioning about the administration's handling of pre-Iraq war intelligence. Continued
Link: WRH.Com


Dems seek explanation of Miller's 'secret' clearance

Two senior Democrats have called on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to explain an apparent "top secret" clearance given to New York Times reporter Judith Miller while she was on the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, RAW STORY has learned.


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"Nuclear Chavez"

Embattled Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez is on the market for nuclear weapons, reportedly contacting Iran among others, according to U.S. officials.



British Petroleum Ads: "Global warming is real. It’s very real."

Disney, ABC, Apple Announce Deal

TV shows such as Desperate Housewives and Lost will be available via iTunes

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TV GUIDE: "The Hot List"

The Colbert Report
11:30 pm/ET, COMEDY, Tired of the proliferation of pontificating political pundits? Well, make room for one more. At least this one is intentionally funny. Deadpan Daily Show correspondent Stephen Colbert tackles the issues of the day, à la Bill O'Reilly, but offers his own slyly skewed views on this new show. And Stone Phillips is the first target, er, guest. — Donica O'Bradovich


Is Miers firm under criminal investigation?

" best Ms. Miers (A TRIAL LAWYER) was negligent in her management of the firm. "

VIDEO: Cafferty on Rove: "Orange Jump Suits"

Britain "apologizes" for terrorist act in Basra

BRITAIN will pay compensation for injuries and damage caused during the storming by the army of a police station in Basra in the operation to release two SAS soldiers held by local Iraqi militia... Continued

British Chief Police Investigator in Basra dies under mysterious ...

Gays Like Television, Just Not Logo


Dog welcomes squirrel into litter of pups

Bush Is in No Hurry on Katrina Recovery

The president's go-slow approach is called a recipe for chaos, even by fellow Republicans.


Treo 650 to get BlackBerry software next year

Palm will start selling the BlackBerry Treo 650 right around the time it introduces a new Treo that runs Windows Mobile.

Martha Stewart Renounces Fur, Hosts PETA Video Exposé

PETA VP Dan Mathews with Martha and her vegetarian daughter, Alexis.

U.S. pupils are lining up to learn Chinese

With encouragement from the Chinese and American governments, schools across the United States are expanding their foreign language offerings to include the world's most spoken tongue, not to mention one of its most difficult to learn.

Flash: Armed Forces Radio nixes plan to add Ed Schultz

Armed Forces Radio provides programming to American troops wherever they are stationed abroad. The network carries newscasts from a variety of outlets, including NPR and the Associated Press, along with commentary from Rush Limbaugh, Dr. Laura, among others.

Revealed: Blair's nuclear bombshell

Tony Blair is facing a political backlash over his decision to order a new generation of nuclear weapons to replace the ageing Trident fleet at a cost of billions of pounds.

Cars stolen in US used in suicide attacks

Investigators believed the cars were stolen by local car thieves in US cities, then smuggled to waiting ships at ports in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Houston, among other cities.



Who wants to tell Pat Buchanan that one of the family women featured on his conservative magazine's 10/10/2005 cover story about New Orleans flood victims is a famous drag queen?

Reporter in leak case to take leave of absence effective immediately

"Judy is going to take some time off until we decide what she is doing next," Times' spokesperson Catherine Mathis told RAW STORY Saturday afternoon.

Why Is Lt. Murphy Getting So Much Face Time In The Media?

Gitmo Detainees Suing Bush

According to the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, a group of ten Saudi intmates at Gitmo are suing Bush, 'demanding to know their charges and requesting a preliminary injunction to release them.'

Cheney May Be Entangled in CIA Leak Investigation, People Say

A special counsel is focusing on whether Vice President Dick Cheney played a role in leaking a covert CIA agent's name, according to people familiar with the probe that already threatens top White House aides Karl Rove and Lewis Libby.



How Apple Does It

Conventional wisdom says its strategy is wrong, yet it keeps turning out great products. TIME looks inside the world's most innovative company