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7:07 p.m. ET: Do you remember where you were when the 9/11 terrorist attack happened? If so, you’ve just proven Nielsen’s latest poll right.
In a poll of the most powerful TV moments in the last 50 years, 9/11 ranked number one.
In the survey of 1,077 adults, the rankings were determined by who viewed the event live, the number who could recall details about where they were during the occurrence and the number who could remember discussing what happened with others, according to Yahoo! News.
5:38 p.m. ET: Rush Limbaugh, the conservative radio host who rarely shies away from controversy, had some choice words for why Mitt Romney was booed during his speech at the NAACP convention.
“Romney goes in there today, and he sounded like Snow White with testicles. That’s not what this bunch wants to hear.”
While referring to NAACP members’ ignorance about the health care law, Limbaugh continued the Snow White comparison:
“OK, give them the benefit of the doubt. They don’t know what’s in it. They don’t care what’s in it. All they know is it’s Obama’s plan, and here comes Snow White with Testicles in there ripping it to shreds, and so they’re booing him.”
3:17 p.m ET: In his first interview since manning the Italian cruise ship that crashed killing 32 people, Captain Francesco Schettino is asking for forgiveness but also shifts blame to other crew members.
The captain, who’s being investigated for causing the shipwreck and abandoning the Costa Concordia before all the 4,229 people on board were evacuated, said someone on the bridge should have spotted the offshore reef. Read more here.
While the investigation of Schettino is ongoing, ABC News spoke with two survivors of the crash back in January who had some scathing words for the captain.
1:50 p.m. ET: Food safety advocates are frantically trying to save a little-known produce inspection program that accounts for 80 percent of all government testing of produce and has prompted recalls of tainted fruits and vegetables around the country, including an April recall of bagged spinach contaminated with salmonella.
Read the Blotter’s investigative story HERE
11:55 a.m. ET: Ina pitch to black voters at the NAACP, Mitt Romney delicately tried to chastise President Obama and was met with boos. Watch the video:
10:38 a.m. ET: Can your astrological sign help you figure out your perfect vacation?
That’s what the astrologer Joanna Martine Woolfolk says. According to Woolfolk, Aries might be drawn to rock climbing (funny, because the sign is a mountain goat), where Virgo might have more fun on a wine tour.
9:47 a.m. ET: Is a chicken superbug making women sick?
A growing number of medical researchers say more than 8 million women are at risk of difficult-to-treat bladder infections because superbugs – resistant to antibiotics and growing in chickens – are being transmitted to humans in the form of E. coli.