Mark and Charlie's Blog

By TRAVIS REED Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hordes of Internet and TV viewers have seen police Tasering a college student who was either passionately questioning Sen. John Kerry or staging his most popular video stunt yet. At a University of Florida forum Monday, Andrew...
By Manuel Roig-Franzia Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, September 19, 2007; Page A19 ANTIGUA, Guatemala, Sept. 18 -- President Bush and Vicente Fox once portrayed themselves as diplomatic allies and close friends, but the former Mexican president takes some jabs at...
By Sonya Geis Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, September 19, 2007; Page A10 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 -- O.J. Simpson was charged with 10 felonies Tuesday, including kidnapping, burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, for allegedly attempting to snatch Simpson-related...
Riccio says his sole motivation in setting up the Vegas meeting was to help the ex-football star peacefully reclaim what was his. By Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 19, 2007 Thomas J. Riccio, who has emerged as a central figure in the armed robbery case...
In court documents, she's known as "Jane Doe." Innocuous enough, but the woman behind that pseudonym pushes one of the nation's hottest political buttons: guns and school safety. What Ms. Doe wants to do is take her Glock 9-mm pistol to the high school in Medford, Ore., where...
Simpson Friend: It Seemed Like a Setup By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: September 18, 2007 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If the Goldman family has its way, it may soon own the sports memorabilia O.J. Simpson is accused of committing armed robbery to recover for himself. One man charged...
Family blames snakebite for killings in Texas Devoe's relatives say he was in a stupor during Hill Country spree Associated Press RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Relatives of a man accused of killing six people in Texas and Pennsylvania apologized to the victims' families Monday, but said the...
Israeli Nuclear Suspicions Linked to Raid in Syria By MARK MAZZETTI and HELENE COOPER Published: September 18, 2007 WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 — The Sept. 6 attack by Israeli warplanes inside Syria struck what Israeli intelligence believes was a nuclear-related facility that North...
Study: One-third of men fail to wash up after bathroom use 02:32 PM CDT on Monday, September 17, 2007 Associated Press CHICAGO - The gender gap has widened when it comes to hygiene, according to the latest stakeout by the "hand washing police." One-third of men didn't bother to...