Updated: 11/30/2008 - People late for school or work because of New York City subway delays can get notes from the transit agency to give to their teachers or bosses.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Gay is the new black, say the protest signs and magazine covers, casting the gay marriage battle as the last frontier of equal rights for all.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - A Democratic official says President-elect Barack Obama plans to name his picks for U.N. ambassador, attorney general and homeland security secretary at a news conference Monday.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - The only gunman captured by police after a string of attacks on Mumbai told authorities he belonged to the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, a senior police officer said Sunday.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Dangerously high wind and a stormy sky prevented space shuttle Endeavour from returning to its home base in Florida on Sunday, and NASA ordered the astronauts to take a detour and land in sunny California.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Twelve years after pleading guilty to federal charges in the deaths of three bald eagles, Leslie Collier learned his name was cleared: He was pardoned by President George W. Bush.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Topeka Police are investigating an attempted aggravated robbery that happened at Wal-Mart Saturday night.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Prosecutors have offered a plea deal to an 8-year-old boy charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and another man in their eastern Arizona home, court records show.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - A pioneering Swiss program to give addicts government-authorized heroin was overwhelmingly approved Sunday by voters who simultaneously rejected the decriminalization of marijuana.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Brian Edwards says he never believed gunman Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole person responsible for the killing. The book, ``Beyond the Fence Line,'' tells the story of one of the eyewitnesses.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - A former Lawrence police officer is co-author of a book about President John F. Kennedy's assassination.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - A deal with Bill Clinton over his post-White House work helped clear the way for Hillary Rodham Clinton to join President-elect Barack Obama's national security team as secretary of state, reshaping a once-bitter rivalry into a high-profile strategic and diplomatic union.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - As World AIDS Day is marked on Monday, some experts are growing more outspoken in complaining that AIDS is eating up funding at the expense of more pressing health needs.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - This month, the movie camera collection of retired postman Dimitris Pistiolas made it into the Guinness World Records - for the eighth time.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Online retailers are ramping up heavy-duty deals to turn skittish shoppers into buyers during the crucial Thanksgiving weekend and "Cyber Monday" - but even so, online sales are expected to be fairly flat after years of strong growth.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - What is the sound that a falling pumpkin makes when it hits the ground?
Updated: 11/30/2008 - A standoff at a New Jersey bank is over after police learned a "person" seen inside was actually a full-size cardboard figure.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - WKRP is back on the air in Cincinnati - but this time it's for real.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - The South American country of Guyana plans to close hundreds of Internet cafes that it accuses of bypassing the telephone company system to offer cheap international calls.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Zeng Yawen's outdoor laboratory in the terraced hills of southern China is a trove of genetic potential - rice that thrives in unusually cool temperatures, high altitudes or in dry soil; rice rich in calcium, vitamins or iron.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Police said a thief used a Vaseline-like lubricant to swipe an expensive ring off an elderly woman's hand in broad daylight. Authorities said two men bumped 80-year-old Helen Artim's car, then asked her to open her trunk to check for damage.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - Won't kiss on the first date? How about waiting until marriage?
Updated: 11/30/2008 - A Wisconsin family found it hard to be thankful after a thief made off with their turkey dinner.
Updated: 11/30/2008 - TiVo Inc. recorded a profit for its latest quarter because of a $105 million payment it received in a patent suit, but revenue declined, the maker of digital video recorders said Tuesday.