Morning Buzz: Oct. 29, 2007

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced today that he has prostate cancer but that it is not life-threatening. He said he would have surgery soon and would then be able to continue to perform his leadership duties.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced today that he has prostate cancer but that it is not life-threatening. He said he would have surgery soon and would then be able to continue to perform his leadership duties.

Which 2008 presidential candidate is the spookiest? According to an Associated Press-Ipsos survey, 37 percent of those polled said Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton would make the scariest Halloween costume. In second place was Rudy Giuliani at 14 percent. Giuliani is leading the Republican candidates in national polls.

In Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., a beach house fire left seven college students dead. The students, six from the University of South Carolina and another from Clemson, were at the shore to enjoy the last bout of warm weather. Six other students survived the blaze. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.