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...
A University of Florida student was Tasered and arrested after trying to ask U.S. Senator John Kerry about the 2004 election and other subjects during a campus forum. Videos of the incident posted on several Web sites show officers pulling Andrew Meyer, 21, away from the...
Outrage Over Selection of 13-Year-Old to Be Face of Fashion Show The girl chosen as the face of an Australian fashion event says she fits into women's clothes, so she should be allowed to model them — even though she just turned 13. Prime Minister John Howard has led a chorus of...
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...
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A committee overseeing the University of Central Florida's new on-campus stadium will be tackling concerns about a lack of water fountains at the facility after more than a dozen people suffered from heat exhaustion at the school's first game Saturday. LINK TO...