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Egypt to Open Inner Chambers of 'Bent' Pyramid

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Travelers to Egypt will soon be able to explore the inner chambers of the 4,500-year-old "bent" pyramid, known for its oddly shaped profile, and other nearby ancient tombs, Egypt's antiquities chief announced Monday.

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NASA Says Space Station Safe from Debris

Updated: 03/16/2009 - NASA gave the all-clear to the international space station Monday, telling its astronauts they would not need to steer away from an orbiting piece of satellite junk.

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Researchers Find Pint-sized Meat-eating Dinosaur

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Imagine a vicious velociraptor like those in "Jurassic Park," but only as big as a modern chicken. That's what Canadian researchers say they have found, the smallest meat-eating dinosaur yet discovered in North America.

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Cattle Respond to Magnetic Fields from Power Lines

Updated: 03/16/2009 - High-voltage power lines mess with animal magnetism. Researchers, who reported last year that most cows and deer tend to orient themselves in a north-south alignment, have now found that power lines can disorient the animals.

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US says it Shot Down Iranian drone Last Month

Updated: 03/16/2009 - U.S. jets shot down an Iranian unmanned surveillance aircraft last month over Iraqi territory about 60 miles northeast of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Monday. A U.S. statement said the Ababil 3 was tracked for about 70 minutes before U.S. jets shot it down "well-inside Iraqi airspace" and that the aircraft's presence over Iraq "was not an accident."

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La. Police Arrest Growling Man on Drug Charges

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Authorities arrested a 32-year-old Texas man on drug charges on Thursday after construction workers saw him on his hands and knees, eating mud and growling like a dog.

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Brave a shave to fight childhood cancer

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The first swipe of the electric razor exposed a six-inch patch of bare skin on Dr. Craig Castellino's scalp. Within minutes, the pediatric oncologist with the Aflac Cancer Center in Atlanta, Georgia, was bald.

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Mom: Husband Laughed after 4 Thrown from Bridge

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The mother of four young children tossed to their deaths from an Alabama coastal bridge testified Monday that her common-law husband laughed when he told her that the children - then reported missing - would never be found.

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CBS Polls: Frustration Growing over Bailouts

Updated: 03/16/2009 - CBS News survey finds the public is blaming bank management for the crisis; most resent that bailouts are benefitting irresponsible managers.

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UN expert: North Korea commits widespread torture

Updated: 03/16/2009 - A U.N. human rights investigator accused North Korean authorities Monday of committing widespread torture in prisons that he called "death traps." Life in the reclusive communist-ruled country is "dire and desperate," said Vitit Muntarbhorn, adding that people are denied enough food to survive.

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Gibbs takes swipe at Cheney, 'Republican cabal'

Updated: 03/16/2009 - White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took a slap at Dick Cheney Monday, likening the former vice president to controversial talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh.

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Ex-Rocky Mountain News Staffers Plan News Web Site

Updated: 03/16/2009 - With backing from three entrepreneurs, staffers of the recently shuttered Rocky Mountain News plan to start an online news publication if they can get 50,000 paying subscribers by April 23 — what would have been the News' 150th anniversary.

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Senate Moves Forward on Wilderness Bill

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The Senate is again moving forward on a stalled bill to set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness.

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Black & Decker CEO earns $12.1 million

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The Black & Decker Corp.'s longtime chief executive saw his 2008 compensation dip by nearly 4 percent in 2008, as the toolmaker's full-year profit dropped by nearly half, according to a regulatory disclosure Monday.

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Turn it down! Jail for Owner of Noisy Spanish Bar

Updated: 03/16/2009 - A group of neighbors who said they were "tortured" by booming music and other noise from a Barcelona pub may finally get some shut-eye after a court sentenced the owner to more than five years in prison.

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