Birth of an Obsession: With her strong will, busy travel schedule and breathless blogging, Laguna Niguel dentist Orly Taitz has become the most controversial figure in the effort to prove that President Barack Obama is foreign-born.
We've tallied up the numbers and here it is: Our top ten most read cover stories of 2009, based on online pageviews counts. Cocaine! Surfer dudes! Tacos! Skinheads! Crazypants birthers! 2009: It was a good one!