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Paraguay president hit with 2nd paternity claim

Updated: 04/20/2009 - president was hit with another paternity claim Monday, just a week after the former Roman Catholic bishop acknowledged fathering a different illegitimate child while still subject to his vows of chastity.

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Fannie Mae board elevates Williams to CEO spot

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Fannie Mae said Monday its board of directors tapped the company's chief operating officer, Michael J. Williams, to take over as chief executive of the mortgage finance company in the wake of the previous CEO's move to the Treasury Department.

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Katrina flooding victims in court to seek damages

Updated: 04/20/2009 - A coastal geologist testified Monday that he warned the Army Corps of Engineers decades ago about the dangers of the shipping channel that funneled Hurricane Katrina's storm surge into New Orleans.

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Hearing postponed for NY thoroughbred owner

Updated: 04/20/2009 - A court hearing has been postponed for a prominent thoroughbred breeder charged with cruelty after scores of malnourished horses were found on his New York farm.

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Iran orders probe of jailed US journalist's case

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Iran's judiciary ordered a full investigation Monday into the case of an American journalist imprisoned for allegedly spying for the U.S. and allowed the woman's parents to visit her for the first time since she was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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Iran orders probe of jailed US journalist's case

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Iran's judiciary ordered a full investigation Monday into the case of an American journalist imprisoned for allegedly spying for the U.S. and allowed the woman's parents to visit her for the first time since she was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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'The Price Is Right' goes green for Earth Day

Updated: 04/20/2009 - In observance of Earth Day, Wednesday's episode of the CBS game show will feature environmentally friendly products including cell phones made of recycled materials, solar charging equipment and a recycling cabinet.

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Cavs' Brown honored as NBA coach of year

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Mike Brown was honored as the NBA's coach of the year Monday after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their greatest regular season.

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Netanyahu: No second Holocaust against Jews

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Monday not to allow Holocaust deniers the chance to carry out a second Holocaust against the Jewish people.

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Is long wait for Chinese aircraft carrier ending?

Updated: 04/20/2009 - China's navy has added sophisticated nuclear submarines, destroyers and missile systems, but the holy grail of surface ships - an aircraft carrier - has stayed out on the horizon. That may be about to change.

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Justices skeptical on allowing Iraq to be sued

Updated: 04/20/2009 - The Supreme Court seemed skeptical on Monday about holding the current Iraqi government responsible in American courts for the acts of Saddam Hussein's regime.

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Updated: 04/20/2009 - Navies from the United States and 10 other countries on Monday launched two weeks of war exercises off Florida's Atlantic coast that will include training in combating piracy and drug smuggling.

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Khodorkovsky refuses to enter plea on new charges

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Imprisoned former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky refused Monday to enter a plea in his new trial, saying the embezzlement and money-laundering charges against him are so vague he can't even respond to them.

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Georgia Tech's Lawal enters NBA draft

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Georgia Tech sophomore Gani Lawal will make himself available for the NBA draft but is protecting his option of continuing his college career.

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Flags lowered on 10th anniversary of Columbine

Updated: 04/20/2009 - With words of hope and healing, Coloradans on Monday marked the 10th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings that left 12 students and a teacher dead.

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Amylin: Icahn pushes for sale to Eli Lilly

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Monday activist investor Carl Icahn plans to push for a sale of the company to drugmaker Eli Lilly if he can take control of Amylin's board of directors, but Icahn disputed that contention.

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Stephen Hawking hospitalized, reported very ill

Updated: 04/20/2009 - Stephen Hawking, the British mathematician and physicist famed for his work on black holes, was rushed to a hospital Monday and was seriously ill, Cambridge University said.

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