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Fast and Furious weapons were found in Mexico cartel enforcer’s home

Laura Donovan

High-powered assault weapons illegally purchased under the ATF's Fast and Furious program in Phoenix ended up in a home belonging to the purported top Sinaloa cartel enforcer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, whose organization was terrorizing that city with the worst violence in the Mexican drug wars.

Secret U.S. memo made legal case to kill a citizen

10:12 AM 10/09/2011

The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric hiding in Yemen, found that it would be lawful only if it were not feasible to take him alive, according to people who have read the document.

US protesters clash with guards at Washington museum

9:55 AM 10/09/2011

Protesters clashed with security staff when they tried to enter a museum in Washington on Saturday, prompting one guard to use pepper spray and leading to at least one arrest, a spokeswoman said.

Clint Eastwood, back in front of the camera

5:14 PM 10/06/2011

Following his award-winning performance in “Gran Torino,” Clint Eastwood announced to his fans that his acting career was done. But now rumors of his return to the screen are swirling around Hollywood.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is why ’50/50′ works

9:34 AM 10/03/2011

There is an unassuming grace about “50/50” that sneaks up on you and rescues the movie from the genre-splicing sentimentality that threatens to turn this mortality comedy into a maudlin farce.

U.S. met with Egypt Islamists: U.S. diplomat

12:40 PM 10/02/2011

(Reuters) - U.S. officials have met members of the Muslim Brotherhood's political party, a U.S. diplomat said, after Washington announced it would have direct contacts with Egypt's biggest Islamist group whose role has grown since U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak was ousted.

State media reports Iranian pastor facing execution for rape, not religion

12:36 PM 10/02/2011

Iran state media put out a stunning report Saturday claiming that imprisoned Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is facing the death sentence for rape and extortion, not for apostasy and refusing to renounce his religion, as his lawyer, human rights groups and Western news media have reported.

Electrifying blue waves luring awe-struck crowds to San Diego beaches

9:49 AM 10/02/2011

By day, a red tide is unsightly and uninviting, with water the color of coffee. But at night, during this unusual phenomenon caused by a plankton bloom, the waves are a brilliant, almost neon blue. This wonderfully surreal scene has played out almost nightly along San Diego beaches for several weeks, luring spectators with cameras and video recorders.

Cracking the Guy Code: Deciphering the unspoken rules

4:45 PM 09/29/2011

Pop quiz: when is it okay for two male friends to share dessert at a restaurant?

Does Hollywood need its own brand of moneyball?

2:34 PM 09/26/2011

Facing runaway production budgets, shrinking audiences and undependable revenue streams, Hollywood is at a financial crossroads.

Frito-Lay marketing exec who created first national tortilla chip brand, dead at 97

11:23 AM 09/26/2011

Arch West, a retired Frito-Lay marketing executive credited with creating Doritos as the first national tortilla chip brand, has died in Dallas at age 97.

Police find decapitated body of Mexico newspaper editor

6:23 PM 09/25/2011

The editor of a Mexican newspaper was found dead, her body decapitated and with a note next to it, officials said.

Wall Street protesters cuffed, pepper-sprayed during ‘inequality’ march

5:42 PM 09/25/2011

Scores of protesters were arrested in Manhattan Saturday as a march against social inequality turned violent.

Freed by Iran, hikers arrive back in U.S.

3:45 PM 09/25/2011

NEW YORK - Two Americans released from an Iranian prison arrived back in the United States on Sunday after being held in jail for more than two years as accused spies.

‘Second thoughts’ for Christie on running

12:14 PM 09/25/2011

He’s thinking about becoming the new face in the race.

Obama tells blacks to ‘stop complainin’ and fight

10:59 AM 09/25/2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fiery summons to an important voting bloc, President Barack Obama told blacks on Saturday to quit crying and complaining and "put on your marching shoes" to follow him into battle for jobs and opportunity.

Michael Moore: ‘patriotic Americans’ will wait longer for healthcare

10:43 AM 09/25/2011

Michael Moore defends Obamacare and healthcare programs similar to it around the world. Moore says the only "things you maybe have to wait for" are a knee replacement surgery or cataracts.

Putin set to return as Russian president

10:34 AM 09/25/2011

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has stunningly announced that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin should return to the Kremlin in 2012 elections for a new six-year mandate.

Fall TV’s mean women, milquetoast men

12:29 PM 09/23/2011

If the fall TV season is any guide, the sexual revolution that was supposed to liberate men and women from traditional sex roles seems to have resulted instead in a straight-up role reversal. The male characters are messes — insecure, jobless, barely able to dress themselves without a wife or girlfriend and/or living in mom’s proverbial basement. Their female counterparts, meanwhile, are flaunting the same selfish, boorish ways that once got men called “chauvinist pigs.” The only difference today is that when these female characters act like jerks, we are expected to cheer them on as “empowered.”