Holy crap, not again. Chasing a home run hit at last night's MLB Home Run Derby at Chase Field in Phoenix, Keith Carmickle dove over a stadium barrier and would have crashed onto a deck by right field had his brother and friend not grabbed him in the nick of time:
New York's governor has terrible taste in friends. He should really stop hiring them. Adviser and ex-roommate Clemmie Harris was accused of beating his girlfriend in 1995, making his the second Paterson aide abuse revelation in under a month. [NYPost]
Biden's motorcade was in yet another accident late Sunday, this time in Vancouver. Skating champ Peggy Fleming and bobsled star Vonetta Flowers sustained "minor injuries." From now on, let's just roll him around in a wad of bubble wrap. [NYT]
Oh good. There are more controversial climate change emails for global warming deniers to salivate over. An investigation by the Guardian revealed that the scientist who tried to cover up contrary data before has other holes in his work. [Guardian]
We missed this incredibly worrying account of the (apparently) increasing Presidential aspirations of another Bush over the weekend. As we'd hate for you not to be flushed with fear, here it is now. [McClatchy]
Maureen O'Connor · 12/29/09 04:26AM
Another American has wandered into North Korea. Was 2009 Kim Jong-Il's best year ever, or what?
mark · 09/14/07 10:48AM
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