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Starr headed to Baylor

WACO, Texas - Kenneth Starr, the former independent prosecutor whose work led to President Bill Clinton's impeachment, has been named president of Baylor University. The world's largest Baptist university announced Monday that Starr would be th

Toyota recalls 10,000 trucks

JAPAN - Toyota was facing more unwanted publicity Saturday after the world's biggest automaker said it was voluntarily calling in about 10,000 pickups in North America, the latest in a series of recalls. The Japanese giant has recalled millions of

Senator Evan Bayh to retire

INDIANA - Sen. Evan Bayh, a leading moderate Democrat from Indiana who was once thought to be a rising national political star, won’t run for a third term, a decision which imperils his party’s hold on the seat.

Obama making plans to use executive power

WASHINGTON — With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities. Mr.

Wisconsin billboard calls for Obama's ouster

Somebody in Wisconsin doesn't like President Barack Obama all that much. An unnamed company has paid for a billboard along Highway 41 in Oshkosh that reads, "Impeach Obama." The tagline says: "America's small businesses are failing; help us spr

Climateagte scientist admits no global warming since 1995

The academic at the centre of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information. Colleagues say that the reason Professor Phil Jones has refused

3 killed in University of Alabama-Hunstville shooting

Officials at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus say three people have been killed and another injured in a campus shooting. University spokesman Ray Garner says a woman is in custody but he could not identify her or any of the victims.

Caught in the Web: Baldwin makes quick recovery from hospital trip

Here are some stories we found tonight, "Caught in the Web": Ellen tied with Oprah in ratings: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/12/business/media/12ellen.html Alec Baldwin attacks reporters after trip to the hospital: http://www.nydailynews.com

DeGeneres is a rising star in daytime

Executives at Warner Brothers have long believed that Ellen DeGeneres is the heir apparent to Oprah Winfrey in daytime TV.