1. Stem cells from donor may help heal heart: A small study suggests that stem cells can help repair the damage of a heart attack, and it doesn't matter if the cells originate with the patient or a stranger.
2. Jermaine Jackson petitions to change his name: Jermaine Jackson has petitioned to legally change his name to Jermaine Jacksun, TMZ reports.
3. Fraud? No, spider delays Mass. town's vote count: It wasn't hanging chads or voter fraud that delayed the vote count in one Massachusetts town – it was a spider.
4. Calif. mayoral candidate arrested on Election Day: A Central Coast candidate for mayor lost big this week.
5. Ravens LB Ayanbadejo approves of gay marriage vote: Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo was delighted to learn that the majority of Maryland voters shared his opinion on same sex marriage.