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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 03/2011

Chuck Schumer: GOP Family Planning Cut Proposal Is 'Dead On Arrival' (VIDEO)

Posted 03.01.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Senator Chuck Schumer said on Saturday that Republicans' proposed cuts to Title X funding for family planning, including the Pence amendme...

Rubina Ali, 'Slumdog' Actress,' House Burns Down In Mumbai Slum

Posted 03.04.2011 | Entertainment

MUMBAI, India -- "Slumdog Millionaire" child star Rubina Ali said Saturday that her home had burned down in a fire that raged through a crowded slum i...

Sam Hengel, Teen Hostage-Taker In Wisconsin, Stumps Police

Posted 03.05.2011 | Huffington Post

MARINETTE, Wis. -- Sam Hengel was no stranger to firearms. He was an avid deer hunter, and his family owned at least three 9mm pistols and a shooting ...

George Will: Huckabee, Gingrich Delusional For 2012, Diminishing GOP

Posted 03.05.2011 | Politics

If pessimism is not creeping on little cat's feet into Republicans' thinking about their 2012 presidential prospects, that is another reason for pessi...

Mitt Romney's Makeover Isn't Helping Him Connect With Voters

Posted 03.05.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington -- Defying his reputation as a 1950s square, the new, more casual Mitt Romney is popping up around the country as he readies...

Obama Offers Deeper Cuts For Budget Deal (VIDEO)

Posted 03.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's willing to make deeper spending cuts if Congress can compromise on a budget deal that would end the thre...

Naeem & Ranjana Khan Bring Styles Of The Silk Road To New York City (ORIGINAL VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2011 | Style

Fashion entrepreneur Naeem Khan and his wife Ranjana, a jewelry designer, have both had the pleasure of seeing Michele Obama wear items they've create...

The Bangladeshis Are On The Rise In New York City

Posted 03.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A new 99¢-a-slice pizza place that opened in the East Village highlights the rise of a once-small Asian American group in New York City: ...

Veterans Affairs Health Care: Why So Many Vets Are Struggling (VIDEO)

Posted 03.17.2011 | Huffington Post

In this year's State of the Union address, President Obama said that "veterans can now download their electronic medical records with the click of a m...

Andrew Quay Wee Meng, Law Student, Repeatedly Stomped Bird Because It Allegedly Scared Him

Posted 03.17.2011 | Green

A 25-year-old law student was sentenced to 120 hours of community service yesterday for repeatedly stomping an ibis to the point that it had to be eut...

Dog Guards Injured Dog In Aftermath Of Japan's Disaster (VIDEO)

Posted 03.17.2011 | Green

The videos from the recent tsunami and its aftermath in Japan have brought vivid images from the disaster into our homes and our workplaces, igniting ...

Labor Movement Roars Again, But It's A Wounded Sound

Posted 03.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Labor is roaring again, like in the old days. But it's a wounded sound now. In the bitter aftermath of a showdown with Wisconsin's go...

States Look To Drop Cigarette Tax Rates

Posted 03.19.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- As some states look to tobacco tax increases to plug budget holes, a few are bucking the national trend and saying, "If you smoke 'em...

Egyptians Face First Big Test Of Democracy

Posted 03.19.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Eager for their first taste of a free vote in decades, Egyptians lined up by the hundreds Saturday to vote on constitutional amendments spons...

Raymond Baer: Switzerland Must End Its Tax Dispute With U.S.

Posted 03.19.2011 | Business

ZURICH -- Julius Baer Chairman Raymond Baer called for Switzerland to resolve a banking-related tax row with the United States, in comments reported...

Kelly Gneiting, Ex-Sumo Wrestler, Will Run The LA Marathon

Posted 03.19.2011 | Los Angeles

You have to hand it to him for trying. A 405-pound ex-sumo wrestler has vowed to run the Los Angeles marathon on Sunday, which will earn him a pla...

Yemen Protests: US-Backed President's Violent Crackdown Is Unsuccessful

Posted 03.19.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A crackdown that killed dozens failed to stop massive demonstrations against Yemen's U.S.-backed president, as crowds of thousands cla...

March Madness 2011: Knight Scores 30, Kentucky Beats West Virginia

Posted 03.19.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- It didn't take Brandon Knight long to build an impressive resume in the NCAA tournament. A game-winning shot in the closing seconds ...

March Madness 2011: Duke Routs Hampton 87-45

Posted 03.19.2011 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kyrie Irving came back for Duke and helped bring Mike Krzyzewski to the brink of another milestone. Irving scored 14 points in h...

Baby Jaguar vs. Caiman Alligator (VIDEO)

Posted 03.22.2011 | Green

If you play with fire, you might get burned. National Geographic posted a fascinating video of a curious baby jaguar sniffing, prodding and nibbli...

Anxiety In The Brain: Have We Discovered An 'Off' Switch?

Posted 03.23.2011 | Huffington Post

Ever wish you could turn off your anxiety? A recent study from Stanford located a part of the brain that could function like an on/off switch. R...

Mega Millions Ticket Worth $319 Million Sold In New York

Posted 03.26.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Just down the hill from where New York's leaders are wrestling with a $10 billion deficit, a tiny variety store in downtown Albany was...

Stardust, NASA's Comet-Hunting Spaceship, Shuts Down

Posted 03.26.2011 | Technology

DENVER -- With the click of a mouse, Sandy Freund Kasper sent a command to NASA's comet-hunting Stardust space probe to burn all its fuel, starting a ...

US Radiation Detectors Under Construction, Out Of Service

Posted 03.26.2011 | Huffington Post

SAN FRANCISCO -- Parts of America's radiation alert network have been out of order during Japan's nuclear crisis, raising concerns among some lawmaker...

Potential GOP Presidential Hopefuls Criticize Obama On Libya Policy

Posted 03.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republicans looking to succeed President Barack Obama all say he's bungling Libya. What most haven't spelled out: how they would ad...