Today’s Most Popular Stories 10.15.09

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for October 15, 2009:

Washington Post: Can Obama Accept the Nobel?

Washington Times: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

Washington Examiner: 53 House Republicans call on Obama to fire Kevin Jennings

USA Today: Boy feared to be in balloon found at home

CQ Politics: Reid Reintroduces Himself to Nevada Voters

The Hill: Gates warns he will ask Obama to veto Defense bill over chopper, JSF

Politico: Breaking the last racial taboo

ABC News: Colorado Boy Safe After Flying Saucer Scare

CBS News: Child Bombers – Afghan War’s Latest Weapon

Fox News: Reality Stars Slam Jon and Kate Gosselin for Mistreating Their Kids

MSNBC News: Little-known Egyptian is key al-Qaida figure

CNN: Original KISS drummer celebrates surviving breast cancer

Wall Street Journal: A Decadent Nobel

NPR: PepsiCo Apologizes Over Controversial IPhone App

Roll Call: Stock Rises for Three Senators

National Journal: Buses Get Their Own ‘Clunkers’ Program

Bloomberg News: Google’s Profit, Sales Top Estimates as Ads Recover

Gallup.Com: Hillary Clinton Now More Popular Than Barack Obama

Talking Points Memo: Fourth-Grader To Obama: Why Do People Hate You?