Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for October 26, 2009:
Washington Post: Wayward pilots say they were busy using laptops
Washington Times: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain
Washington Examiner: Decline is a choice. But is it America’s choice?
CQ Politics: House GOP Preps Midterm Message
CBS News: Taliban: We Shot Down U.S. Chopper
MSNBC News: Senate health bill to include public option
Wall Street Journal: Laptops Drive Pilots to Distraction
Roll Call: Return to Hill Isn’t Cheap
National Journal: The Needle Exchange Next Door
Bloomberg News: U.S. Markets Wrap: Stocks, Commodities Slide as Dollar Rebounds
Talking Points Memo: So What Is the ‘Opt-Out’ Compromise?