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Iran's Ahmadinejad Criticized Over VP Choice

Posted: 07/19/2009 - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, already at the center of a post-election crisis, came under criticism from his own hard-line supporters Sunday for appointing a first vice president who once caused an outcry by saying Iranians were friends of Israelis.

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Soldier Held In Afghanistan Is 23-Year-Old Idahoan

Posted: 07/19/2009 - The Pentagon on Sunday confirmed that an American soldier who went missing from his base in Afghanistan has been captured and identified him as a private from Idaho serving with an Alaska-based infantry regiment.

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Cheating Governor Says God Will Make Him Better

Posted: 07/19/2009 - South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, still clinging to office after admitting to an extramarital affair, wrote in an opinion piece released Sunday that God will change him so he can emerge from the scandal a more humble and effective leader.

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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Crashes Into Wisconsin Home

Posted: 07/18/2009 - One southern Wisconsin homeowner is probably not in love with the Oscar Mayer wiener. The famed hot dog's Wienermobile crashed Friday into the deck and garage of a home in Mount Pleasant, about 35 miles south of Milwaukee.

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Former Cessna Leader to Be Honored

Posted: 07/18/2009 - Former Cessna Aircraft chief executive Russ Meyer is being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

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House Panel To Probe If CIA Kept Congress In Dark

Posted: 07/18/2009 - The House Intelligence Committee said Friday it will investigate whether the CIA broke the law by not informing Congress promptly about a secret program to deploy teams of killers to target al-Qaida leaders.

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Banks' Profits Not As Impressive As They Seem

Posted: 07/18/2009 - The big banks are making big money again, but they won't be back to health as long as they have to deal with a recession and customers defaulting on mortgages and credit cards.

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Apollo Astronauts Look Back

Posted: 07/18/2009 - It was a reunion of reunions. Twelve Apollo astronauts reminisced, traded stories and poked fun at each other Friday night as the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing and moonwalk approached.

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U.S. Envoy Talks North Korea Nukes

Posted: 07/18/2009 - A top envoy said Saturday the U.S. remains ready for talks with North Korea, a day after Washington warned of aggressive sanctions against the North unless it returns to stalled multinational talks on ending its nuclear programs.

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World's Oldest Man, WWI Veteran Dies

Posted: 07/18/2009 - The world's oldest man, 113-year-old World War I veteran Henry Allingham, died Saturday after spending his final years reminding Britain about the 9 million soldiers killed during the conflict.

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Yahoo Rallies On Hopes Of Microsoft Deal

Posted: 07/18/2009 - Yahoo Inc. shares rose 4 percent Friday amid speculation it will team up with Microsoft Corp. in an online search advertising partnership aimed at mounting a more serious challenge to Google Inc.

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California Lawmakers: "Huge" Budget Progress

Posted: 07/18/2009 - A deal to solve California's $26.3 billion budget deficit could come as early as this weekend after legislators and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made "huge progress" during hours of closed-door negotiations, state lawmakers said.

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Sec. Clinton Visits India, Urges Help vs. Terror

Posted: 07/18/2009 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton opened a three-day visit to India on Saturday by urging India not to repeat American mistakes in contributing to global pollution, and she passionately defended U.S. demands for help in fighting terrorism.

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Spacewalk Day: Astronauts Set For First Outing

Posted: 07/18/2009 - It's spacewalking day at the shuttle-station complex. At high noon Saturday, two astronauts will venture out to help attach a platform for science experiments.

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Obama Defends Health Care Overhaul

Posted: 07/18/2009 - President Barack Obama on Saturday defended his broad health care overhaul, calling it fiscally sound and urging Congress not to squander its moment to pass reform. Stepping up their criticism, Republicans cast the plan as a financial burden that shouldn't be rushed.

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Fiesta Mexicana

Posted: 07/17/2009 - Fiesta Mexicana continues tonight.

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Let's Help Celebrates 40 Years

Posted: 07/17/2009 - A celebration dinner and silent auction was held tonight for the Let's Help organization.

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Gas Stove Accident Burns Two People

Posted: 07/17/2009 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says a man and woman were trying to light a gas stove when it exploded at a house in Willard Friday.

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Cronkite Remembered As 'Honorable' And 'An Icon'

Updated: 07/18/2009 - The death of Walter Cronkite elicited tributes from colleagues, presidents past and present, world-famous astronauts and those who hoped in vain to fill his empty anchor chair, all honoring the avuncular face of TV journalism who became the "most trusted man in America."

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