Updated: 03/12/2009 - Joaquin Phoenix appears to be getting into the act of being a petulant hip-hop star.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche agreed to pay $46.8 billion to buy the 44 percent of biotech pioneer Genentech that it doesn't already own, ending a long corporate struggle with its U.S.-based cancer drug partner.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - President Barack Obama implored states to spend their shares of the $787 billion economic stimulus package wisely - or else.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at then-President George W. Bush was convicted Thursday of assaulting a foreign leader and sentenced to three years in prison, provoking outrage among many Iraqis who consider him a hero.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - With layoffs spreading, the number of initial claims for jobless benefits rose last week, while the total number of people continuing to receive benefits set a record high, the government said Thursday.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - General Motors Corp.'s chief financial officer says the company will not need the $2 billion loan installment for March that it requested from the U.S. government in February.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Bernard Madoff has been ordered to jail after pleading guilty to an epic financial fraud scheme.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - From agricultural losses to devastation wrought by wildfires, California's economy is expected to see significant costs resulting from global warming in the decades ahead, according to a new report.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Convenience stores and supermarkets in Colorado won't be allowed to sell full-strength beer following protests by liquor store owners, who said a proposed law change could drive many of them out of business.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - You wouldn't know there was an economic crisis the way the medical school business is booming these days.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Pope Benedict XVI has acknowledged Vatican mistakes over a Holocaust-denying bishop and his efforts to reach out to ultraconservatives, saying in a highly unusual critical review that he was saddened that even Catholics attacked him with open hostility.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin, the teenage daughter of Gov. Sarah Palin, have broken off their engagement, he said Wednesday, about 2 1/2 months after the couple had a baby.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at then-President George W. Bush was convicted Thursday of assaulting a foreign leader and sentenced to three years in prison, lawyers said. He shouted "long live Iraq" when the sentence was read.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Despite halts on new foreclosures by several major lenders, the number of households threatened with losing their homes rose 30 percent in February from last year's levels, RealtyTrac reported Thursday.
Updated: 03/12/2009 - Wall Street looked to pull back at the opening Thursday after two days of gains as investors awaited reports on unemployment and retail sales.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - Get a head start on this delicious glazed corned beef recipe before St. Patrick's Day.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - 17 year old Meredith Olds wins the Senior Division at the National "Make it with Wool" competition in San Diego. She was already a winner in the Junior Division. She talks with Ralph about her style and how she started making fashions from wool.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - Meet this amazing Kansas photographer, who's just won 1st Place in a national competition in "Digital Photo" magazine. That's how we met Ali Mocabee on "13 News at 4" Tuesday.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - Topeka attorney John Frieden said the state's gambling law is flawed enough that it's a serious concern. He represents Olathe-based Butler National Service Corp., which has started construction on the Dodge City casino.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - It's District 1 Council week on "13 News at 4," with Karen Hiller's interview with Ralph Hipp from Tuesday, March 10th.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - James Rickey was convicted Wednesday after he pleaded no contest to one count each of attempted aggravated battery, attempted robbery and residential burglary.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - Andrea Myers and her 18-month old daughter Corrine were among the nine people killed by an Alabama shooter before he killed himself. The Myers family lived in Mulvane until about a year ago.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - It's the week for District 1 candidates on "13 News at 4." Here's Shawn Leisinger's interview on our program Wednesday.
Updated: 03/11/2009 - Hit by more valve trouble, NASA postponed the launch of space shuttle Discovery just hours before it was to head to the international space station Wednesday because of a hydrogen gas leak.