is rocked by major earthquake
, thousands evacuated
in subsequent emergencies at five nuclear reactors ...
National Football League
; first stoppage since 1987 ...
Governor Scott Walker
legislation repealing workers' rights, as protests
continue and matching bill advances
Governor Jan Brewer
(R-Arizona) is speechless
without a teleprompter ...
US State Department
spokesman calls treatment of alleged Wikileaks
leaker Bradley Manning
"ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid
US Food and Drug Administration takes
over three Johnson & Johnson
factories after repeated violations of federal standards for quality, safety and purity ...
Quentin Tarantino sues Alan Ball
over annoying exotic birds ...
Underground pharmacologist Owsley Stanley
, noted as the "Johnny Appleseed of LSD", dies as his car is run off the road in Queensland, Australia ...