Mississippi River floods expected to crest at around 48 feet Forecaster Joe Lowery of the National Weather Service said that the Mississippi River floods are leveling out and expected to crest late Monday evening, according to CBS News. People in low areas have already abandoned their homes, as door-to-door warnings remain the primary method of evacuation notice. "We've learned from other incidents, such as New Orleans, [that] sometimes it's not enough to get on TV and tell folks to get out. ... Door-to-door is the key thing that we're doing here," Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. said on "The Early Show." The mayor acknowledged that many individuals are refusing to leave their homes despite the risk.
Fans turn on beloved Lakers after nasty game four against the Mavs It wasn't that the Los Angeles Lakers got swept by the Dallas Maverick, but how the team acted during the last game that had fans talking. Two players were ejected for flagrant fouls, and Phil Jackson, on his last day coaching in the NBA, was fined $35,000 for comments about the officiating. The Lakers posted a gracious message on their Twitter, which seemed in opposition to their antics on the court.
Philippine's fantasy series takes top spot on Twitter Have you heard of "100 Days To Heaven"? Neither have we, but the Filipino children's fantasy program produced by ABS-CBN is currently in the number one worldwide trend on Twitter. The comeback project was created by child star Xyriel Manabat and vetaran actress Coney Reyes. We don't know the exact reason why #100DaysToHeaven is trending, but we're betting it has to do with the show premiering tonight.
Survey says Americans agree with not showing Bin Laden photos After President Obama explained the raid that lead to the death of Osama bin Laden and shared his reasons for not releasing the death photographs on "60 Minutes," most citizens seem satisfied with the President's decision. According to a NBC poll, two-thirds of Americans agree with the decision.