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Boeing Union Recommends Strike at Kansas Plant

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Negotiations broke down Tuesday between Chicago-based Boeing and the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace. The union is recommending its members authorize a strike.

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Boeing Union Recommends Strike at Kansas Plant

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The union representing engineers at the Boeing Co.'s military aircraft plant in Wichita is recommending its members reject the company's contract offer and go out on strike.

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Holocaust-denying bishop scuffles with reporter

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A British bishop whose denial of the Holocaust embroiled the pope in controversy left Argentina Tuesday after the government ordered him out, calling his statements "an insult" to humanity.

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WU Hosts Slavery Art Exhibit

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Several student organizations came together at Washburn University to spread the message that slavery still exists.

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Burris Refuses to Resign

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Sen. Roland Burris is refusing to resign despite a suggestion from fellow Illinois senator Dick Durbin to do so. Burris was appointed by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is accused of trying to sell the Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama.

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N. Korea plans satellite, but it could be missile

Updated: 02/25/2009 - North Korea said Tuesday it is preparing to shoot a satellite into orbit, its clearest reference yet to an impending launch that neighbors and the U.S. suspect will be a provocative test of a long-range missile.

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House tightens fed controls over pet primate trade

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Eight days after a 200-pound chimpanzee critically mauled a woman in Connecticut, the House moved Tuesday to ban the transport of monkeys and apes across state lines for the purpose of selling them as pets.

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AIG Seeks Alternatives To Government Loan

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Beleaguered insurer American International Group Inc. is looking to alter its $150 billion government loan while it continues to look for buyers for some of its operations, according to published reports.

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Dad: Suleman under duress before NBC interview

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Nadya Suleman's father told Oprah Winfrey on her talk show that his daughter was under duress before giving an interview to NBC's Ann Curry and should have been given time to recover from giving birth to octuplets.

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Tainted Syringes Killed 5, Prosecutors Say

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A North Carolina company is accused of bypassing sterilization tests for medical syringes in a cost-cutting move prosecutors say sickened hundreds of patients and led to five deaths.

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Spears' Dad Tries To Keep "Predators" Away

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Britney Spears' father testified for nearly 90 minutes Monday about why he felt a long-term restraining order should be issued against three people, including the singer's former manager and an ex-boyfriend.

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Bail OK'd for alleged in-law of al-Qaida official

Updated: 02/25/2009 - An alleged brother-in-law of Osama bin Laden's bodyguard was ordered to be released on $500,000 bail Tuesday, and a Muslim advocacy group said it wants a federal investigation into whether he was arrested because he had refused to become an FBI informant.

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Obama Wants To Strengthen U.S.-Japan Ties

Updated: 02/25/2009 - President Barack Obama told Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday that the United States wants to strengthen ties with Japan, a country Obama described as the cornerstone of U.S. security policy in East Asia and a major U.S. economic partner.

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Rocket With NASA Satellite Crashes

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A rocket carrying a NASA satellite crashed near Antarctica after a failed launch early Tuesday, ending a $280 million mission to track global warming from space.

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Sully: Pilot Pay Cuts Put Planes In Peril

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The pilot who safely ditched a jetliner in New York's Hudson River said Tuesday that pay and benefit cuts are driving experienced pilots from careers in the cockpit.

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Controller thought plane that ditched was doomed

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The air traffic controller who handled Flight 1549 thought ditching in the Hudson River amounted to a death sentence for all aboard. Now the veteran pilot who pulled off the feat safely says harsh pay cuts are driving experienced pilots from the cockpit.

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Court upholds conviction in guns case

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the use of a federal law barring people convicted of domestic violence crimes from owning guns, the first firearms case at the high court since last year's decision in support of gun rights.

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Health Care Costs To Top $8,000 Per Person

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A new government report on medical costs paints a stark picture for President Barack Obama, who is expected to call for a health care overhaul in a speech Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress.

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Obama Poised To Unveil Iraq Pullout Plan

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The United States will withdraw most of its troops from Iraq by August 2010, 19 months after President Barack Obama's inauguration day, according to administration officials who expect Obama to make the announcement this week.

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