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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 09/2010

James Lee, Discovery Hostage Taker, Has List Of Demands That Is Hilarious And Crazy

Posted 09.01.2010 | Green

James J. Lee, the man who took several hostages at gunpoint at the Discovery Channel headquarters earlier today, has a long list of demands--mostly ab...

Tiger Woods: Deutsche Bank Tournament Disaster

Posted 09.04.2010 | Sports

NORTON, Mass. — About the only thing fun for Jason Day was being atop the leaderboard in the Deutsche Bank Championship. One day after he opene...

Experts See Trouble Ahead For Developed World

Posted 09.04.2010 | Business

CERNOBBIO, Italy — Is the global economy out of the woods? Two years after near-meltdown, with the U.S. looking sluggish, equity markets groggy ...

911 Calls Describe Discovery Channel Gunman: 'You're Probably Going To Need A Sniper'

Posted 09.04.2010 | Huffington Post

BALTIMORE — A security guard who called 911 after a gunman entered Discovery Channel's headquarters calmly told the operator: "You're probably g...

Billionaire Koch Brothers Back Suspension Of California Climate Law

Posted 09.04.2010 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Oil billionaires David and Charles Koch have jumped on board an effort to suspend California's global warming law by making...

Obama Weekly Address: President Pledges To Help The Middle Class (VIDEO)

Posted 09.04.2010 | Politics

Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON - A healthy economy needs bustling Main Streets and a thriving middle class even more than a healthy ...

Shoe, Eggs Hurled At Tony Blair In Dublin

Posted 09.04.2010 | World

DUBLIN — Protesters hurled shoes and eggs Saturday at Tony Blair who held the first public signing of his memoir amid high security in Ireland's...

Sea Lion Mauls 11-Year-Old Boy At Australian Zoo

Posted 09.04.2010 | World

SYDNEY — An 11-year-old boy was recovering Saturday after a sea lion mauled him at a popular Sydney zoo's aquarium show as horrified visitors looked...

Policy Options Dwindle As Economic Fears Grow

Posted 09.04.2010 | Politics

THE American economy is once again tilting toward danger. Despite an aggressive regimen of treatments from the conventional to the exotic -- more than...

White House To Launch Major Mortgage Aid Program On Tuesday

Posted 09.04.2010 | Business

The Obama administration on Tuesday will launch its most ambitious effort at reducing mortgage balances for homeowners who owe more than their homes a...

Slumping Economy Jeopardizes Democrats' Election Prospects

Posted 09.04.2010 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Frustrated, discouraged and just plain mad, a lot of people who have lost jobs – or know someone who has – now want...

Cosmic 'Ghost': Evidence Found Of A Supermassive Black Hole Equal In Power To A Billion Supernovas

Posted 09.04.2010 | Technology

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory located a cosmic "ghost" that scientists think is evidence of a huge eruption produced by a supermassive black hole e...

Brooklyn Micro-Distillery 'Breuckelen' Makes Gin From Scratch with Local Grains (VIDEO)

Posted 09.08.2010 | Huffington Post

Earlier this year, we posted a story on a young man who ditched his Wall Street job to open his own gin distillery in Brooklyn. Last week, we went...

Lisa Lampanelli Talks Morrissey's Remarks, Venus Williams's Outfits & Wyclef For President (VIDEO)

Posted 09.08.2010 | Comedy

We caught up with Lisa Lampanelli this morning at SIRIUS XM Radio to get her take on Venus Williams's outfits, Wyclef Jean for President ("America has...

Venus Williams Done After U.S. Open Loss, But Not Done For Good

Posted 09.11.2010 | Sports

NEW YORK — After trailing for much of the third set, Venus Williams suddenly was right back in the thick of her U.S. Open semifinal against Kim ...

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Accused Of $20 Million In Tax Fraud

Posted 09.11.2010 | Business

WASHINGTON -- With a war chest rivaling that of the Republican Party itself, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has emerged in the last year as perhaps the ...

FACT CHECK: Obama's Tone Shifts On Health Care

Posted 09.11.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told voters repeatedly during the health care debate that the overhaul legislation would bring down fast-ris...

Tax Cuts May Prove Better For Politicians Than For The Economy

Posted 09.11.2010 | Politics

With Congressional midterm elections looming, the financial debate in Washington this fall will probably be consumed by one incendiary and expensive i...

Car Czar Steven Rattner On Saving Detroit, From His Book 'Overhaul'

Posted 09.11.2010 | Business

The week after his 2008 election, in Chicago, at President Barack Obama's first substantive sit-down with his economic advisers, it was conceded that ...

2 Plead Guilty In Seattle To Massive Tax Scheme

Posted 09.11.2010 | Business

SEATTLE — Two Seattle-area men pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges stemming from an illegal tax shelter that enabled wealthy clients &ndash...

Greek Protesters Confront Government On Economy In Huge Protests

Posted 09.11.2010 | World

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Greece's prime minister promised Saturday to lower corporate taxes to help revive the debt-plagued country's shrinking ec...

New Fashion Week Venue At Lincoln Center: 'It's Genius -- More Relaxed And Open'

Posted 09.11.2010 | Style

Check out the action behind the scenes at the new Fashion week venue at Lincoln Center--a huge departure from the traditional Bryant Park venue. The ...

9/11 Protests Over Proposed Islamic Center (VIDEO REPORT)

Posted 09.11.2010 | New York

On the anniversary of September 11, thousands of people came within blocks of Ground Zero in downtown Manhattan to rally against and in support of the...

Man Gets Bitten By Alligator During Rescue Mission (VIDEO)

Posted 09.13.2010 | Huffington Post

A Florida man was bitten in the arm by an alligator while trying to save it. Alexander Alcantare saw an alligator that had an arrow stuck in his head,...

Six-Story Building Collapse Caught On Tape

Posted 09.13.2010 | World

A six-story building collapse was caught on tape in the northwestern territory of Rajasthan, in India. CBS News reports that the building, which was c...