President Barack Obama won't accept any of the Afghanistan war options before him without changes, but Obama is still expected to send in more troops to bolster a deteriorating war effort. I wonder how many more people will die from the swine flu? Federal health officials now say that 4,000 or more people have already died from the swine flu. I don't know how many people have died in this next case, but five family members in Missouri have been charged with several felonies, including forcible sodomy, rape with a child younger than 12 and use of a child in a sexual performance. The allegations, which include bestiality, forcing children into fake marriages with relatives and making an 11-year-old have an abortion, date from 1988 to 1995.
The number of American filling first-time claims for unemployment insurance fail to 502,000, the lowest level this year. Mike Tyson was at a high after the Oprah show, will this next case bring him back down? Former boxing champ Mike Tyson was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge after punching a celebrity photographer who was following him at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. As Tyson will be fighting charges, Sheryl Huggins Salomon will be trying to find a job. Sheryl Huggins Salomon, managing editor of AOL Black Voices, was laid off on Tuesday as AOL trimmed about 100 positions, and was the only one laid off at Black Voices.
Whitney Houston will make her return debut to the American Music Award stage on Nov. 22, performing her latest hit "I Don't Know My Own Strength." Speaking of award shows, Darius Rucker, 43, became the first black performer named best new artist at the Country Music Awards. And country-pop sensation Taylor Swift- at 19, received entertainer of the year.