October 2009 Archives
(Chinese residents use an internet cafe.)
The expanded federal hate crimes law, hailed by supporters as the first major federal gay rights legislation, was added to a $680 billion defense authorization bill that Obama signed at a packed White House ceremony.
OneBox is an alliance with music sites Lala and MySpace-owned iLike.
The US-only service allows people to search using song titles, artists or using snippets of lyrics and will also stream sought-after tracks.
Mulligan, an analyst at research firm Forrester, said the service may
offer a compelling alternative to illegal file-sharing.
The 327-foot Ares I-X rocket resembled a giant white pencil as it shot into the sky, delayed a day by poor weather.
Nearly twice the height of the spaceship it's supposed to replace -- the shuttle -- the skinny experimental rocket carried no passengers or payload, only throwaway ballast and hundreds of sensors. The flight cost $445 million.Read More
(Mark Croston Sr., pastor of East End Baptist Church in Suffolk, Va., brings the message during the first day's welcome and worship session of the National Black Sunday School Conference.) Read More
(Pictured: By receiving vocational training, Ida Munanga can get off the streets.) Read More
(Pictured: Rev. Ed Hinds)
(A group of Lilydale First Baptist Church members gathered Saturday for a sunrise prayer at the entrance of Fenger High School)
(Pictured: Rev. Cedric Brock and other ministers speak outside the Westwood Avenue bar where a barrage of bullets attracted national attention.)
(Pictured: Minister Mac Reyes prays with Rosalina De Guzman in the Nangka resettlement area, home to more than 2,000 people in Manila, Philippines)