Today’s Most Popular Stories

Washington Post: On Galveston Island, Adrenalin Before the Storm

Washington Examiner: Sunday and evening ridership on Metro jumps significantly

N.Y. Times: Paul Krugman: Blizzard of Lies

L.A. Times: New election low: distorting the fact-checking

USA Today: Worries rise in Texas as Ike looms in the Gulf

Politico: Bill Clinton’s advice to Barack Obama

ABC News: Palin Takes Hard Line on National Security, Softens Stance on Global Warming

CBS News: Expert: Palin Didn’t Look Confident

Fox News: Hurricane Ike Sends Waves Crashing as It Barrels Toward Texas, Residents Warned of ‘Certain Death’

CNN: Military cannot rescue ship’s crew from Hurricane Ike

Wall Street Journal: Making Every Word Count

MSNBC: As Ike storm surge begins, ‘it’s time for prayers’

Congressional Quarterly: Upset in Upstate New York

NPR: From Warm To Icy: Alaska Women’s Views On Palin

Roll Call: DCCC Expands Red to Blue Again

Bloomberg: Lehman’s Fuld Races to Sell Firm as Fed Balks at Deal

U.S. News & World Report: Black Women’s Burden: An Epidemic of HIV