Today’s Most Popular Stories 08.09.10

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 9, 2010:

Washington Post: Patricia Neal dies: Oscar winning star of ‘Hud’ was 84

Washington Times: Major cleanup as floodwater recedes

Washington Examiner: Bell, Calif. city manager who was making $800k a year was actually making $1.5 million

USA Today: Early puberty for girls is raising health concerns

CQ Politics: Activists Gear Up for Next Round on Gay Marriage

The Hill: Gates announces major job cuts as Pentagon looks to cut spending

Politico: The tea party’s growing money problem

Roll Call: Ethics Committee Unveils Waters Charges

National Journal: Panel Cites Three Rules Breaches By Waters

Gallup.Com: Avg. Midterm Seat Loss 36 for Presidents Below 50% Approval

Talking Points Memo: Conservapedia: E=mc2 Is A Liberal Conspiracy

Politics Daily: Tea Party Running Out of Money?

The New Republic: Why Public Employees Are the New Welfare Queens

The Daily Caller: Activists gear up for next round on gay marriage

Foreign Policy: The limits of Arab opinion polling