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  • Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    With the news of Glenn Beck leaving Fox officially announced, it's time to reflect. The host has packed a lot of wallop in just two-plus years at Fox News. Conspiracy theories, apocalyptic predictions, and just plain eyebrow-raising statements have kept the folks at Media Matters for America, a liberal watchdog group, busy. They track his show (along with many others) and take notes. Now that the show “Glenn Beck” is ending later this year, Media Matters has opened its files and shared some of the most noteworthy moments. We’ve whittled the list down to the 10 most controversial things Mr. Beck has said on Fox – so far, at least. It bears noting that Beck has a lot of followers, who admire his populist conservative critique of the Obama era. His Facebook page has more than 1.8 million fans -- coincidentally, the same number of viewers he had as of January (down from 2.9 million in January 2010). Whether those fans believe his every word is hard to tell. But, like any good showman, he knows how to draw a crowd.
    04/07/2011 03:41 pm

  • Egypt street violence: Few options for Obama administration

    President Obama says an 'orderly transition' to a post-Mubarak government 'must begin now.' But the president of Egypt is digging in his heels, refusing to relinquish power any time soon.
    02/02/2011 08:46 pm

  • Egypt protests: Five world leaders jump into the fray

    Concerned about ending up on the wrong side of history, world leaders have appeared hesitant to vocally support either the Egyptian government or the growing number of protesters in Cairo. Below are the reactions from five regional and world players to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, his government, and the protests.
    02/01/2011 02:53 pm

  • Said to eye White House, Jon Huntsman ends popular run as ambassador to China

    Jon Huntsman, whose resignation as ambassador to China was announced Monday, has earned widespread respect among both American businessmen and Chinese officials.
    02/01/2011 12:52 pm

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  • In Cairo, Egypt, a street-eye view on a day of 'revolution' and high hopes

    Cairo witnessed extraordinary scenes of protest today. One Egyptian demonstrator consoled a sobbing young policeman, saying, 'You are one of us now.'
    01/28/2011 07:48 pm

  • Obama to Hosni Mubarak: Egypt protests must bring reform

    President Obama says the Egypt protests must be turned into a moment for reform. Egypt president Hosni Mubarak vowed to form a new government. But the US and Egyptians will want more.
    01/28/2011 07:19 pm

  • Jay Carney tapped for White House press secretary

    Veteran journalist Jay Carney, currently serving as Vice President Biden's communications director, is expected to become President Obama's new press secretary.
    01/27/2011 07:26 pm

  • Vox News Sarah Palin: Democrats have 'the fighting instincts of a bunch of sheep'

    Republicans – and not so much Democrats – believe in competition among its members, said Sarah Palin Wednesday. But recent history provides a few examples of Democratic scuffling.
    01/27/2011 01:00 pm

  • Gas prices rise: Is Obama to blame?

    Gas prices are 14 percent higher than a year ago, though US demand has risen only 0.7 percent. So what – or who – is driving up prices? The Heritage Foundation points a finger at Obama's environmental policies.
    01/21/2011 07:14 pm

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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