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Tomatoes May Help Reduce Stroke Risk

Posted: 10/09/2012 - Tomatoes contain a powerful antioxidant that is good for brain health, the researchers say, and cooked tomatoes seem to offer more protection than raw.

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More Than 500 Charged In Mortgage Fraud Crackdown

Posted: 10/09/2012 - Attorney General Eric Holder and several other officials said the year-long effort that was launched by the FBI and ended in September was aimed at those preying on people in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure.

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Big Bird Puts His Big Orange Foot Down

Updated: 10/09/2012 - After President Barack Obama's campaign released a commercial using the Sesame Street character to mock rival Mitt Romney, Big Bird's parents at Sesame Workshop asked the president's team to take it down.

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Sandusky Sentenced 30-to 60 Years

Posted: 10/09/2012 - Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall.

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Generic Antidepressant Pulled Over Ineffectiveness

Posted: 10/08/2012 - More Americans than ever are taking generic drugs, as blockbuster medicines like Plavix and Lipitor become available in low-cost versions. But the government's revelation this week that it mistakenly approved a defective generic antidepressant could stoke longtime concerns about the quality of knockoff drugs.

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New Polls Suggest Positive Signs For Romney

Posted: 10/08/2012 - A new poll from the Pew Research Center shows a big boost for Mitt Romney, who now leads Pres. Obama 49 percent to 45 percent among likely voters in that survey.

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1 Dead After Wedding Parties Duel In Philly

Posted: 10/08/2012 - One man suffered a fatal heart attack and three people were behind bars for their alleged involvement in a wedding reception brawl early Sunday morning.

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U.S. Embassy In Libya Sought Extension Of 'Essential' Security Team

Posted: 10/08/2012 - "Given the unstable security environment, projected staffing increases, lack of physical and technical security upgrades in place and continued high volume of VIP visits, Embassy Tripoli requests an extension" of the security support team for four months, which "will allow us to implement the security transition plans recommended by the Department," reads the February 28 document.

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Apple: Purple iPhone Pictures "Not Our Fault"

Posted: 10/08/2012 - Apple acknowledges purple flare problem on iPhone5, but calls problem common with phones, advises users to shield it from light. Consumer Reports still calls the new iPhone is a winner

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Group: Iran Can Make Material For NukeIn 2-4 Mos.

Posted: 10/08/2012 - Iran now could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to arm a nuclear bomb within two to four months but would still face serious "engineering challenges" — and much longer delays — before it would be able to use the material in an atomic warhead, a respected U.S. think tank said Monday.

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Romney Proposes New Sanctions On Iran, New Help For Syrian Rebels

Posted: 10/08/2012 - Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Monday accused President Obama of "passive" leadership in the Middle East in a foreign-policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute. "Hope is not a strategy," the Republican nominee said, attacking the president's 2008 campaign slogan of "hope and change."

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Anti-Jihad Ads Make Their Way To D.C. Subways

Posted: 10/08/2012 - The ad by the American Freedom Defense Initiative states, "In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad."

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SpaceX Dragon Said On Course Despite Engine Failure

Updated: 10/08/2012 - The failure occurred at a minute and 19 seconds into the first commercial space cargo mission, which launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday night, SpaceX disclosed.

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Obama Creates Monument to Cesar Chavez

Posted: 10/08/2012 - Describing it as a "day that has been a long time coming," President Barack Obama made modern history Monday by announcing the creation of a monument to honor the late labor and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.

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Apple Reportedly Orders 10M iPad Minis

Posted: 10/08/2012 - Apple fans may see a smaller, cheaper iPad this fall. Reports have surfaced that the device, which is has been dubbed the iPad Mini, is already in production.

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Meningitis Cases Rise To 105 Infected, 8 Dead

Posted: 10/08/2012 - In an ongoing meningitis outbreak in the United States, 105 people have been infected including eight people who died, health officials announced Monday afternoon.

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Illinois Man Arrested In Oklahoma Terror Plot

Posted: 10/08/2012 - An Illinois man found with bomb-making supplies in an Oklahoma motel room planned to blow up dozens of churches with Molotov cocktails, according to a police document.

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