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Hurricane Richard is making landfall in Belize.
Theodore C. Sorensen has died. He was a close adviser to & speechwriter for President John F. Kennedy.
Because President Obama backed India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
The Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today (October 8).
Hurricane Tomas which hit Haiti weakens to a tropical depression.
Liu Xiaobo wins 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
Vera Zvonareva just lost to Kim Cljisters in the U.S. Open Women final. She lost in under and hour.
A tropical depression is forming in the Carribean, which may make the oil spill worse, spreading oil farther up beaches in Florida.
A Major General in the Royal Lao Army. He was an ethnic Hmong and a leader of the Hmong American community in the United States. Who passed away today in a California hospital.
A federal judge in California ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional, thereby allowing same sex marriage in California.