Today’s Most Popular Stories 09.01.10

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for September 1, 2010:

Washington Post: Discovery building hostage situation ends with suspect James J. Lee fatally shot

Washington Times: Va. governor declares state of emergency for Hurricane Earl

Washington Examiner: How Democratic Congress threw away advantage over GOP

USA Today: Apple unveils new line of iPods, revamped Apple TV

CQ Politics: Texas: Edwards Defends Department of Energy

The Hill: Police kill suspect in Discovery Channel building standoff

Politico: Senate control hinges on unlikely trio

Roll Call: Republicans Eye Murkowski’s Leadership and Committee Slots

National Journal: Labor Rolls Out Election Sprint

Gallup.Com: Americans Give GOP Edge on Most Election Issues

Talking Points Memo: All The Cool New Stuff From Apple Today

Politics Daily: Stimulus Plan In Hindsight: Did Obama’s Agenda Hobble Economic Recovery?

The New Republic: The PICTURE: Unknowns

The Daily Caller: Capitol Hill panel discusses Americans’ misunderstanding of Islam

Foreign Policy: What was Hamas thinking?