Today’s Most Popular Stories 10.05.09

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for October 5, 2009:

Washington Post: Keep War Advice Private, Gates Urges Civilian, Military Leaders

Washington Times: CURL: Obama distractions sideline Afghan plan

Washington Examiner: Is Virginia blocking military personnel from voting?

N.Y. Times: Gates Stresses Privacy in Chain of Command

L.A. Times: Paratrooper found guilty in death of fellow soldier

USA Today: Sandra Day O’Connor says rulings are being ‘dismantled’

CQ Politics: Lobbyists Stew After Being Bounced From Boards

The Hill: President summons congressional leaders on Afghanistan strategy

Politico: Charlie Rangel rides out storm — so far

ABC News: Kate Gosselin: John Drained Joint Bank Account

CBS News: Battle of Wanat – Inside the Ambush

Fox News: Woman Mauled to Death by Pet Black Bear

MSNBC News: Doctors swamped by swine flu vaccine fears

CNN: Kate accuses Jon of taking $200,000

Wall Street Journal: Pennsylvania Hospitals Show Better Care Is Cheaper Care

NPR: What You Need To Know About Swine Flu Vaccine

Roll Call: Senate’s Moderates Falling in Line

National Journal: Should We Nix Cap-And-Trade?

Bloomberg News: Kamei Says Moratorium Won’t Increase Japan Bad Loans

Gallup.Com: In U.S., Opposition to Healthcare Legislation Drops Modestly