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Sibley running for state Senate

WACO - A new name in the hat to represent Central Texas in the state Senate. The Waco Tribune reports Waco Republican David Sibley says he wants to run for Kip Averitt's seat.

Kucinich will support Obama health overhaul

WASHINGTON – Liberal Rep. Dennis Kucinich says he will support President Barack Obama's health care overhaul bill when the House considers it.

Immigrants making a landmark shift

Los Angeles – US immigrant populations are spreading out, a study released Monday found.

'Transformers' star slams Khloe Kardashian

In the April issue of GQ, the always candid Shia LaBeouf lets it be known that he's still bitter about the way the media handled his widely-publicized car crash in 2008.

Rep. Edwards against health bill

WACO - Democratic Representative Chet Edwards announced Monday he is against the Senate's version of health care legislation. Rep.

Army changes basic training for first time in three decades

FORT JACKSON, S.C. – At 5 a.m. on the Army's largest training base, soldiers grunt through the kinds of stretches, body twists and bent-leg raises that might be seen in an "ab blaster" class at a suburban gym.

Man who secretly videotaped ESPN's Erin Andrews gets 30 months in prison

A Los Angeles federal judge today sentenced a Chicago businessman to 30 months in prison for secretly shooting video of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews and and posting it on the Internet.

Google ‘99% certain’ to shut China engine

Google has drawn up detailed plans for the closure of its Chinese search engine and is now “99.9 per cent” certain to go ahead as talks over censorship with the Chinese authorities have reached an apparent impasse,

Moody's Says U.S., U.K. move closer to losing credit rating

March 15 - The U.S. and the U.K. have moved “substantially” closer to losing their AAA credit ratings as the cost of servicing their debt rose, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Is China's Politburo spoiling for a showdown with America?

China has succumbed to hubris. It has mistaken the soft diplomacy of Barack Obama for weakness, mistaken the US credit crisis for decline, and mistaken its own mercantilist bubble for ascendancy.