Lunchtime Links: August 12, 2010

A potential suspect in a series of Michigan killings was arrested in Atlanta before boarding a flight for Israel.

In an attempt to tone down runaway interest in flight attendant Steven Slater, JetBlue started using self-effacing humor with passengers and the public.

How can you help the millions of flood victims in Pakistan?

A powerful earthquake shook the South American nation of Ecuador on Thursday, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.

Buffalo police say a traffic stop led to animal cruelty charges after they found a live cat “marinating” in oil and peppers in the trunk of a car.

Florida Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill McCollum unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Wednesday that in some ways goes further than Arizona's controversial law to apprehend undocumented workers and residents. In related news, one in 12 babies born in the U.S. in 2008 were offspring of illegal immigrants, according to a new study, an estimate that could inflame the debate over birthright citizenship.

A jury is deadlocked deliberating on at least some of the charges facing former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) will face questions about her ties to a banker whose company received millions in TARP funds as part of a House ethics trial.

Eat, Pray, Love’ comes out in theaters tomorrow as an adaptation of the popular Elizabeth Gilbert autobiography, but at least one reviewer says the film is more about self-absorption than anything else.

As the PGA Championship begins today in Wisconsin, many questions surround Tiger Woods, including whether or not he will be on the U.S. team in the upcoming Ryder Cup.

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