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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

News Headlines

Summer OlympicsXXIX
OLYMPICS: After Phelps, Swimming Makes Splash
Shawn Johnson's Balancing Act - PHOTOS
Lightning to hit twice?
U.S. beats Georgia in beach volleyball
Beijingers: Blue skies for how long?
Slideshow: Highlights from day 11
Blog: Who’s top of the medals table?
Jamaica's "Lightning" Bolt could match Lewis - Video
Shawn Johnson wins gold in balance beam
Richards, Jones squander chances at Olympic gold

Georgian Crisis
Russia Doesn't BendUnder U.N. Pressure - PHOTOS
ON THE SCENE: Reporting in Two Time Zones
Russian Pledges to Leave Georgia by Friday as Troops Take Prisoners in Georgia Port
Russia smashes Georgian army
Russia starts Georgia pullout
U.N. discusses Georgia resolution
Air of revenge hangs over conflict zone
NATO freezes Russian ties
Rice says Russia becoming an outlaw in Georgia

Operation Iraqi Freedom
Iraqi forces arrest Sunni Arab politician's son

Operation Enduring Freedom
Afghan militants kill 10 French, strike at US base

Homeland Security / War on Terror / Hamas-Hezbollah Happenings
AMERICA'S FUTURE: Terrorist Makes Home in Canada
String of Security Threats Have Feds on Alert
Bomber kills 43 at Algerian police academy

Other Military News
Australia says WW2 war crime suspect can be extradited

Religion of Peace??
Publisher Yanks Muhammad Book in Fear of Backlash

Worldwide Wackos
Iran satellite launch a failure, U.S. officials say

Politics / Government
Tight Race Ahead of Conventions
Obama to Go on Offense at Convention
RNC: No Pro-Choice VP for McCain
Obama to Campaign With His Running Mate Saturday
Speculation rife on Obama, McCain running mates
McCain campaigns for off-shore drilling on Gulf rig - Video
Election a study in U.S. patriotism - Video
Obama rips McCain for $5 million "rich" definition - Video
Video: Obama hopes for convention bounce

In the Courts / Crime and Punishment / Law and Order
Man Arrested for Seeking Guide to Child Sex in Thailand
Fugitive Mom 'Uncomfortable,' Wants Out of Prison
Caylee Anthony's Mom Close to Jail Release - PHOTOS
Missing Florida Toddler's Mom Won't Be Released Monday
Vegas Robin Hood Takes From Rich, Gives to Poor
'Bikini Killer' Pleads Guilty, Could Face Death
Ivy League Scammer Posed as Missing Woman
Man Sues Chicago Seafood Restaurant for Giving Him 9-Foot Tapeworm
College Presidents Seek Lower Drinking Age
Rhode Island Murderer to Be Paroled, Despite Sex With Guard
Indian Police Say Boy Pushed 10-Year-Old Girl From Bridge, Killing Her for iPod
Girl from polygamist group ordered into state care
Armed 85-year-old woman makes intruder call cops

Science / Medicine and Health / Technology
Report: Patient Died After Being Left in Chair 22 Hours
From stem cells to "blood farms"
Stem cell test to help bowel cancer
B vitamins fail to curb heart risks
Silver-coated tubes may cut infection
Magpies are no bird-brains, mirror test shows
For mosquitoes, DEET just plain stinks: study
Apple updates iPhone software to fix glitches - Video
Intel new chip design saves power, boosts graphics
Overheated iPod nano caused fires
IBM invests $300 mln in disaster recovery centers
Out with EDGAR, in with IDEA; SEC's new system
Video: A fix for iPhone?
To college freshmen, GPS has always been there
New study backs angioplasty through the wrist
Trace arsenic in water may be linked with diabetes

Mother Nature
Tropical Storm Fay Makes Landfall in Southwest Florida
Fay Strengthens Over Florida - TRACKER - PHOTOS
Resilient storm Fay could hit Florida a third time - Video
Video: Surf's up with Hurricane Fay
Quake hits southwest China, no reports of casualties
Warming climate threatens Alaska's vast forests
Abandoned whale calf mistakes boat for its mum
Beijingers ask how long blue skies will last
Spain government vows firm action on nuclear leak
Video: Tamarins buck the trend

News from My Neck of the Woods
Veteran Pilot Dead After Crash in New York Air Show
Judge backs hackers in Boston subway dispute
NYC mayor calls for wind turbines atop skyscrapers

Yoda the Cat Astounds With Four Ears
Bigfoot Body Revealed to Be Halloween Costume
Bigfoot 'Discoverers' Vanish - VIDEO - PHOTOS
Feds: Medical Student Sought 'Society' of Sex Slaves
Funeral Homes Plagued With Unclaimed Ashes
'Stillborn' Baby Found Alive in Morgue Fridge Dies
Mourners Shocked to Discover 'Dead Man' Was Just on Vacation
Court gives green light to "boobs on bikes" parade
Couple survives plane crash into power cable
PM's voicemail: call my predecessor
Outback mayor seeks "ugly duckling" women
Video: Tortoise gets her skates on.

Fox News
AARP Employee Too Old?
FOXBusiness: Wholesale Prices Hit 27-Year High
Roseanne Barr: Angelina Jolie 'Evil,' Brad Pitt 'Vacuous'
NASCAR Uncovers Cheating by Joe Gibbs Racing

Christina Applegate cancer free after double mastectomy - Video
Ripe for the taking
Commentary:No Olympic glory for equity markets
Steady course
Interactive Chart: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Global Finance:Lights are on but...
Personal Finance:A primer for Gen Y
Inflation pressures mount as home building slows - Video
Carlyle Chairman Gerstner to retire
Fed officials say must be ready to curb inflation
IBM invests $300 mln in disaster recovery centers
Goodyear to close 92 U.S. stores, cut jobs
GM ups used car warranty, cites quality gains
Carlyle Chairman Gerstner to retire
Lehman looking at asset management sale: sources
Postbank sale talks close to collapse: sources - Video
Recession risks rising
Cash-starved amid tight credit
Fed: Must be ready to curb inflation
Economic jitters at apparel trade show
Inflation pressures mount as home building slows - Video
Ex-hedge fund manager ordered to pay $300 million
HP results top Street despite stronger dollar - Video
Fannie, Freddie fears, inflation slam Wall St - Video
Toronto film festival promises lighter touch - Video
Hollywood agency, TV writers settle age bias suit
Dave Matthews Band saxophonist dies
Elizabeth Taylor home after hospital stay
Blind drunk gets new meaning at Sydney cocktail bar
Career women are their own worst enemies: study
Economic jitters on display in Vegas apparel show
Pitcher Maddux rejoins Dodgers from the Padres
Royals sign free agent pitcher Wells
Hewitt season over after hip surgery

AP News
Umpires refuse replay call with MLB
Moore's memoir: Being Bond was sometimes scary
Yaz undergoes heart bypass surgery in Boston
Applegate calls double mastectomy a 'tough' choice
Wholesale prices rising at fastest pace since 1981
Malaysia cancels 'too sexy' Avril Lavigne concert
Stocks fall on inflation data, financial worries
Study finds minorities more likely to be paddled
States allowing corporal punishment