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Worst decade for stocks ever

UNDATED - Since end of 1999, U.S. stocks' performance has been the all-time clunker; even 1930s beat itThe U.S. stock market is wrapping up what is likely to be its worst decade ever.

New poll shows strongest disapproval to date

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President.

San Jose police test head-mounted cameras

SAN JOSE - San Jose police, under fire for interactions with the public that have turned violent, on Friday launched a pilot project equipping officers with head-mounted cameras to record contacts with civilians.

Bowden 'disappointed' he wasn't allowed to return

Bobby Bowden says he wanted to coach another year at Florida State, however "that was out'' as an option.

Foot injury ends uneven season for Browns QB Quinn

Browns quarterback Brady Quinn will miss Cleveland's final two games with a foot injury.

Democrat Parker Griffith switches to GOP

POLITICO has learned that Rep. Parker Griffith, a freshman Democrat from Alabama, will announce today that he’s switching parties to become a Republican.

Pets: bigger environmental threat than an SUV?

PARIS (AFP) – Man's best friend could be one of the environment's worst enemies, according to a new study which says the carbon pawprint of a pet dog is more than double that of a gas-guzzling sports utility vehicle

Senate health care bill filled with perks

The most intriguing mystery of the Senate's health bill was on page 328 of the final package of amendments assembled by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., under a subject heading innocuously titled "infrastructure

Rest of AL East should just give up now

With the Yanks and Red Sox stockpiling arms, the rest of the AL East should just raise the white flag now.