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Facebook becomes bigger hit than Google

Social networking website Facebook has capped a year of phenomenal growth by overtaking Google’s popularity among US internet users, with industry data showing it has scored more visits on its home page than the sea

Bankruptcy Is Blockbuster's only hope

Blockbuster's (BBI) warning that bankruptcy might be looming is a scare for investors who are worried about the value of their stock — but restructuring could ultimately be a smart move for the company.

Tehran aiding al Qaeda links, Petraeus says

Iran is assisting al Qaeda by facilitating links between senior terrorist leaders and affiliate groups, the commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East told Congress on Tuesday.

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.