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Entries by Chris Gentilviso from 11/2011

Nikki Haley: Bullying 'Doesn't Ever Stop'

Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is biting the bullet on bullying. Haley battled the childhood problem, and with that in mind became a key participa...

Elections 2012: Americans Elect Has Plan B For Picking President

Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Lots of people complain about the shortcomings of the country's two-party system for picking a president. Now a nonpartisan group i...

Michael Bloomberg: 'It Was Not The Banks That Created The Mortgage Crisis' [WATCH]

Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he disagrees with the Occupy Wall Street protesters on who deserves the blame for ordinary Americans' econo...

Jeff Duncan, South Carolina Rep, Compares Undocumented Immigrants To Vagrants, Animals

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) is on the defensive after making a controversial immigration comparison. The South Carolina congressman participated in a...

Texas Drought 2011: Power Projects Endangered

Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

BAY CITY, Texas — Ever since the days of Spindletop, when oil first spewed from the soil near Beaumont, Texans have embraced the energy industry...

Ethanol Subsidies: GOP Candidates Voice Views At Iowa Forum

Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

Two months away from Iowa caucuses, GOP candidates are making their pitches on a key energy issue in corn country. Several Republican presidential ...

Solyndra Bankruptcy: Obama Administration Considered Bailout

Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Days before a solar panel maker collapsed, the Obama administration considered a bailout that would have provided an infusion of ca...

Obama Conservation Projects: Interior Department Report Unveils Administration's Top 101 Initiatives

Posted 11.03.2011 | Green

HELENA, Mont. — An Interior Department report released Thursday identifies 101 high-priority conservation projects across the nation as part of ...

BP Texas City Refinery Explosion: Company To Pay State $50 Million Over Air Pollution Violations

Posted 11.03.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — BP will pay Texas $50 million after the sides reached an unprecedented settlement over air pollution violations at the beleaguered oil...

Iraq Troop Withdrawal: 75 Percent Of Americans Agree With Obama Decision, Poll Finds

Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

As the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq moves forward, a new poll shows that a resounding percentage of Americans agree with President Barack Obama...

Obama Infrastructure Plan: Senate GOP Blocks $60 Billion Measure

Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans in the Senate Thursday dealt President Barack Obama the third in a string of defeats on his stimulus-style jobs agenda,...

Gloria Cain Fox News Appearance: Herman Cain's Wife Cancels Interview

Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

As GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain wades his way through a flurry of sexual harassment allegations, his wife has apparently decided that now is...

Northeast Snowstorm Power Problems: Tens Of Thousands Still Without Electricity

Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

HARTFORD, Conn. — Tens of thousands in the chilly Northeast remained without power Sunday, eight days after a rare October snowstorm knocked muc...

Egypt Bus Crash: Hungarian Tourists Killed In Red Sea Resort Town

Posted 11.06.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Eleven Hungarian tourists were killed late Sunday when a speeding tour bus overturned at a Red Sea resort town in southeastern Egypt, police ...

In Flight, Romney Is Aloof With Fellow Passengers

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney was polite as he took his seat in coach next to Carolyn McClanahan of Jacksonville, Fla., on a recent Delta flight to Boston. He thanked h...

Occupy Iowa Caucus: Anonymous Hacker Group Claims Responsibility For Web Video (VIDEO)

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

A new web video comes as evidence the hacker group Anonymous is getting involved in the 2012 election. The Des Moines Register reports that Anony...

Herman Cain Says Wife Gloria Cain Took Controversy 'Harder Than I Did' (VIDEO)

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

One week after sexual harassment allegations from more than a decade ago resurfaced, GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain addressed the controversy ...

IAEA Says Foreign Expertise Has Brought Iran To Threshold Of Nuclear Capability

Posted 11.06.2011 | World

Intelligence provided to U.N. nuclear officials shows that Iran’s government has mastered the critical steps needed to build a nuclear weapon, recei...

Andy Rooney '60 Minutes' Tribute: CBS Honors Late Commentator

Posted 11.06.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- "60 Minutes" has paid tribute to the late Andy Rooney with a rerun far sooner than anyone wanted to see. The former commentator died Frid...

Yellowstone Oil Spill Debris Torched By Montana Officials

Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

LAUREL, Mont. — State workers on Tuesday set fire to an oil-tainted logjam on an island along the Yellowstone River, the last of dozens of debri...

Bering Sea Storm: Alaska Braces For Powerful Weather System

Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Western Alaska residents braced Tuesday for an unusual Bering Sea storm that packed hurricane-force winds and 35-foot waves....

Two Worlds Of Whites

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

On the day after Barack Obama's sweeping victory in 2008, veteran Democratic pollster Stanley B. Greenberg described the modern Democratic coalition a...

Mitt Romney: Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Allegations 'Particularly Disturbing'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney addressed sexual harassment charges surrounding rival candidate Herman Cain on Tuesday. In an interview wi...

Steve Beshear, Kentucky Governor, Re-elected: Incumbent Easily Overcomes 2 Challengers

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been re-elected, becoming the second Democrat to win a U.S. gubernatorial race this year amid linger...

BP Oil Spill Cleanup: Coast Guard Approves Plan To End Operation

Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP will no longer be responsible for cleaning up oil that winds up on shores of the Gulf Coast unless officials can prove it comes...