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Historians battle Wal-Mart over key Civil War site

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Wal-Mart wants to build a Supercenter within a cannonshot of where Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant first fought, a proposal that has preservationists rallying to protect the key Civil War site.

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Will Smith voted 2008's top moneymaking movie star

Updated: 01/02/2009 - No name on the marquee was more pleasing to theater owners in 2008 than Will Smith, according to a survey of movie exhibitors. Smith, star of "Hancock" and "Seven Pounds," was voted the star who generated the most box office revenue for theaters in an annual survey by Quigley Publishing Co.

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Gold prices dip; energy prices rebound

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Gold prices edged lower in light post-holiday trading Friday as the dollar showed some strength against other major currencies.

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Kansas Lawmaker Seeks Push on Financial Literacy

Updated: 01/02/2009 - A Wichita legislator wants to make financial literacy a requirement for high school graduation in Kansas. Rep. Melody McCray-Miller, a Democrat, says she's working on a proposal to make sure schools teach children about personal finance from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

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New Puerto Rico gov faces soaring crime, deficit

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Puerto Rico's new governor was sworn in Friday, inheriting an island government that is battling a recession, a soaring murder rate and a deficit of more than $1 billion.

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US looks upscale for London embassy design

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Having decided to vacate the aging and stodgy U.S. Embassy in London, the State Department is looking upmarket and modern for a firm to design the nation's new diplomatic post in the British capital.

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Gold prices dip; energy prices rebound

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Gold prices edged lower in light post-holiday trading Friday as the dollar showed some strength against other major currencies.

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Library plans to collect sermons for inauguration

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Inauguration-week sermons would be videotaped to highlight Barack Obama's rise to power in an unprecedented quest by the Library of Congress to capture this transfer of power for future generations.

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Latin American stocks up on New Year's optimism

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Latin American stocks rose across the board Friday, mirroring a rally on Wall Street and in world markets, which moved upward with New Year's optimism despite grim global economic news.

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Microsoft Says Zune Players Working Again

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Many of Microsoft's Zune media players that froze up on the last day of 2008 because of a glitch involving their internal clock were functioning properly Thursday as the New Year was ushered in, according to the company. However, a few people were still complaining of problems operating the devices.

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Guardsmen Welcomed Home from Afghanistan

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Fifteen National Guardsmen were honored at a welcome home ceremony in Manhattan Friday. For the past year, they have been serving in Afghanistan.

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Grandma Palin Swings Back At The Media

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Governor Sarah Palin has always had a love/hate relationship with the media, but what has her fired up now are reports that she calls inaccurate, and she has actually personally contacted People Magazine, the Associated Press, and the Anchorage Daily News to let them know they are wrong.

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Parkinson Not Running for Gov. in 2010

Posted: 01/02/2009 - Parkinson has sometimes been considered the leading Democratic candidate for governor. But he says he expects to return to private business when his term as lieutenant governor ends in January 2011.

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World Rings In '09, Says Bye To Rocky '08

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Hundreds of thousands of revelers rang in 2009 from frigid Times Square as the famous Waterford crystal ball dropped, signaling the end of a historic and troubled year that saw the election of the first black U.S. president and the worst economic crisis in decades.

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Wall Street Makes Upbeat Start To 2009

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Wall Street began the New Year optimistically Friday as investors brushed off a weaker-than-expected report on manufacturing and sent stocks higher. The Dow Jones industrials were up about 150 points.

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Obama's Priorities Before The Inauguration

Updated: 01/02/2009 - With less than three weeks before President-elect Barack Obama starts his new job, there are several issues at hand that beg his attention.

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Feds Sell Off Failed IndyMac For $13.9B

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Federal regulators say a group of investors has teamed up to buy the remnants of failed lender IndyMac Bank for $13.9 billion.

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Ritter to nominate Bennet to fill Senate vacancy

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Gov. Bill Ritter is expected to name Denver Public Schools Superintendent Michael Bennet to fill a Senate vacancy that will be created by the promotion of Sen. Ken Salazar to interior secretary in the Obama administration, sources told The Associated Press.

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US parents want answers after China milk scare

Updated: 01/02/2009 - Beth Flanders was on her way to China to adopt her 17-month-old daughter in September when she received a warning from her adoption agency: An industrial chemical that can cause kidney stones had been found in Chinese baby formula, and parents should not feed it to their new children.

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