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CBS and ABC Wish Obama Happy Birthday: Still 'Full of Energy,' But Feeling 'Weight of the Presidency'

Playing Stevie Wonder's version of 'Happy Birthday' at the end of Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Erica Hill reported: "The Obamas, of course, big Stevie Wonder fans. And President Obama, 49 ...

Times Reporters Hail Mayor Bloomberg's Weepy Defense of Ground Zero Mosque

The Times again suggests opposition to a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero is coming from interfering outsiders, and dances around the awkward question of the project's secret funding. Meanwhile, ...

ABC's Sawyer Paints Ft. Hood's Nidal Hasan as Just 'Another Worker with a Gun and a Grudge'

Opening Tuesday's World News with the workplace shooting in Manchester, Connecticut, anchor Diane Sawyer saw it as one in a long line of incidents involving a "worker with a gun and grudge" as she ...

The Erin Burnett Plan: Make General Motors IPO Shares Available to Taxpayers

CNBC 'Street Signs' host offers bailed out automaker a way for American taxpayers to share in their potential future prosperity.

With Dems in Hot Seat, the Times Undergoes a Sudden, Cynical Softening on Ethics Charges

Times reporters shrug off Democratic scandals: "In the bazaar that is Capitol Hill, there is nothing surprising about lawmakers' doing favors for campaign donors or intervening with federal ...

Bloomberg's Carlson Once Again Spins Against Arizona on Illegal Immigration

On the July 30th edition of Bloomberg's "Political Capital," former Time magazine reporter Margaret Carlson made every rationalization for the federal government to continue to not enforce federal ...

No 'Terrorist' Label for Shooter of 5 Congressmen, 'Hailed' by Some as 'Revolutionary Hero'

From Douglas Martin's obituary for Lenora Lebron, who in 1954 led a group of Puerto Rican nationalists who shot five congressmen on the House floor: "Ms. Lebrón was imprisoned for 25 years and ...

Do Fatal Firebombings Equate to 'Rebel Spirit' in Athens?

Lamenting the lack of firebombs in Athens? "On this night, however, there were no firebombs or impassioned speeches. Like Exarcheia itself, it seems, the country's rebel spirit has seen better ...

ABC Highlights Stimulus Waste: Funding Cocaine for Monkeys; Will Other Networks Cover?

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Tuesday highlighted a new report by two Republican senators on extreme examples of waste in the stimulus bill. Karl rattled off some eye catching data: "$71,000 ...

Norman Podhoretz Attacked as 'Embittered, Paranoid Crank' in Sunday Book Review

Conservative legend Norman Podhoretz's thoughts are the "intemperate rantings" of "an embittered, paranoid crank," according to Damon Linker, an unidentified liberal writer who was given two ...