Today’s Most Popular Stories 10.07.09

By Matt Dornic 

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for October 7, 2009:

Washington Post: High Court Appears Split About Cross on Park Land

Washington Times: House GOP presses, fails to get Rangel resignation

Washington Examiner: Weak himself, Obama draws strength from Bush

USA Today: Feds limit Ariz. sheriff’s crackdown on illegal immigrants

CQ Politics: Past and Present in Iowa Governors’ Duel

The Hill: Democrats sink Republican effort to take away Rangel’s chairmanship

Politico: CBO estimates Baucus bill at $829B

ABC News: David Letterman Puts the Joke on Himself

CBS News: President Gets Afghan Troop Request

Fox News: Somali Pirates Mistake French Military Vessel for Commercial Ship

MSNBC News: CBO: Health care bill to cost $829 billion

CNN: Who’s the better translator: Machines or humans?

Wall Street Journal: Behind Afghan War Debate, a Battle of Two Books Rages

NPR: ‘Consumer Reports’ Chief Backs Health Overhaul

Roll Call: Heard on the Hill: Hot-Button E-Mail

National Journal: CBO: Finance Plan Would Save $81 Billion

Bloomberg News: Alcoa Reports Unexpected Profit on Cost Reductions

Gallup.Com: At 16.6%, Number of Uninsured American Adults Ties High

Talking Points Memo: Fox News’s Shep Smith: ‘Every Vote Against The Public Option Is A Vote For The Insurance Companies’