Chris "Dutchess" Walton shows off her world-record holding fingernails as part of the "Guinness World Record 2012" book launch at the New York Public Library on September 14, 2011 in New York City. Walton, who is a rock singer and a mom, has been growing her nails for 18 years and their combined length is almost 20 feet.
Jeffrey Ross, William Shatner and Patrice O'Neal participated in the Comedy Central roast of Charlie Sheen, cracking drug and warlock jokes in California. The show will air September 21 on Comedy Central.
President George Bush, Laura Bush, President Bill Clinton, and Vice President Joe Biden attended the unveiling of the "Wall of Names" on September 10, 2001. The white marble wall has the names of the 40 victims of Flight 93 that perished in a terrorist attacks of 10 ten ago.
Nearly 1,000 Egyptian demonstrators gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo on September 9, 2011. Demonstrators attacked a protective wall built to protect the embassy with hammers and a large metal bars, while military police nearby did nothing to stop them. Israel has become a focus of protest since Israeli forces killed five Egyptian security officers in the Sinai three weeks ago.
U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday proposed tax credits, tax relief and tax cuts for the middle class to get the economy going again. In a speech before a joint session of Congress, Obama proposed the American Jobs Act and urged Congress to forget politics and do what's right for the country.
President Barack Obama Wednesday compared Jimmie Johnson's five straight NASCAR Sprint Cup championships to some of sports' greatest dynasties. The race car driver made the traditional pit stop at the White House afforded all sports national champions.
The debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, sponsored by NBC News and Politico, was the first time Perry and Romney have appeared together since the Texas governor entered the presidential race. U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia, former U.S. Ambassador to China and ex-Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. and former Godfather Pizza Chief Executive Officer Herman Cain of Georgia also participated.
Speaking to about 600 people -- more than twice the number who attended a Tea Party event for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Concord, N.H., Sunday -- Palin repeated her familiar criticisms of President Barack Obama, big government and "beltway types".
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