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Israeli Troops Approach Gaza Population Centers

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Israeli shells slammed into Gaza and ground forces edged closer to major population centers Tuesday, taking more civilian lives after Israel ignored mounting international calls for an immediate cease-fire.

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Travolta's Son Died of "Seizure"

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Jett Travolta's body was in "great condition" and coroners in the Bahamas say his remains showed no signs of head trauma.

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Gaza civilian toll rises; diplomats seek truce

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Israel ignored mounting international calls for a cease-fire Monday and said it won't stop its crippling 10-day assault until "peace and tranquility" are achieved in southern Israeli towns in the line of Palestinian rocket fire.

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Asian Markets Extend Gains, Nikkei up 0.4 Percent

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday, shrugging off lackluster trade in the U.S. and Europe amid growing optimism the world economy will recover later this year.

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Clay County Schools OK Random Drug Testing

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The USD 379 school board voted unanimously Monday night to enter a contract with the company "Sport Safe" to perform random drug testing. It will cover seventh thru twelfth graders involved in extracurricular activities.

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Polanski lawyer Claims LA Superior Court Biased

Updated: 01/05/2009 - An attorney for fugitive movie director Roman Polanski is seeking to have the Los Angeles County Superior Court removed from his notorious sex case, accusing the court on Monday of bias and prejudice against Polanski.

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Snow park opens in Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Residents of Atlanta aren't accustomed to snowy winters. But now anybody in the area who wants a day of snow play can head to Stone Mountain Park, which has opened its first "Snow Mountain Park," with three football fields of snow, a 400-foot hill with 11 tubing runs, and a 30,000-square-foot play area.

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Nursing Industry Desperate to Find New Hires

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Please, please accept a high-paying job with us. In fact, just swing by for an interview and we'll give you a chance to win cash and prizes.

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Death certificate: Travolta son killed by seizure

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Jett Travolta's body shows no sign of head trauma and his death certificate says he was killed by a seizure, an undertaker said Monday, after doctors performed an autopsy on the 16-year-old son of the U.S actor.

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Apple's Jobs has Hormone Imbalance, Will Stay CEO

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs, a survivor of pancreatic cancer whose gaunt appearance in the past year has alarmed the Mac and iPod lovers who look to him as an oracle, said Monday he has an easily treated hormone imbalance and will remain in charge of the company.

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Can't Pay for your Hyundai? Return it Free

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Are you confident that the ailing economy will rebound quickly? Apparently Hyundai is betting that you aren't. Under the new Hyundai Assurance plan, if you buy or lease a new Hyundai and lose your job within a year, you can take the car back without credit hassles.

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Records reveal anguish of anthrax suspect's wife

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Anthrax mailing suspect Bruce Ivins tormented his wife with rudeness and behaved erratically in the weeks before the Army scientist took his own life by overdosing on Tylenol, according to documents released Monday.

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US Auto Sales Plunge Whopping 36 Percent in Dec.

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Huge rebates and zero-percent loans couldn't overcome economic uncertainty as U.S. auto sales plunged 36 percent in December, capping a dismal year that saw sales free-fall by 2.9 million vehicles from 2007.

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Investors Collect Profits After Last Week's Rally

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Caution returned to Wall Street Monday as investors gave back some gains from last week's rally even as they found encouragement from President-elect Barack Obama's calls for an economic stimulus package.

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Nursing Industry Desperate to Find New Hires

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Please, please accept a high-paying job with us. In fact, just swing by for an interview and we'll give you a chance to win cash and prizes.

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Obama's intel picks short on direct experience

Updated: 01/05/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's decision to fill the nation's top intelligence jobs with two men short on direct experience in intelligence gathering surprised the spy community and signaled the Democrat's intention for a clean break from Bush administration policies.

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7 hospitals in NY accused of $50M Medicaid fraud

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Four hospitals in New York state paid kickbacks to get more patients into their drug treatment programs, which billed Medicaid for services that weren't standard or necessary and lacked state certification, lawsuits allege.

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US Auto Sales Plunge Whopping 36 Percent in December

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Huge rebates and zero-percent loans couldn't overcome economic uncertainty as U.S. auto sales plunged 36 percent in December, capping a dismal year that saw sales free-fall by 2.9 million vehicles from 2007.

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Congressmen sound off against SEC in Madoff affair

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Republican and Democratic House members said Monday that the alleged $50 billion fraud involving Wall Street figure Bernard Madoff reflects deep, systemic problems at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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MySpace is Research Place for Busybody 'Dr. Meg'

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Many teenagers cleaned up their MySpace profiles, deleting mentions of sex and booze and boosting privacy settings, if they got a single cautionary e-mail from a busybody named "Dr. Meg."

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Wanted: Border monitors to oversee Gaza truce

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The contours of a cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas are emerging, with diplomacy focusing on international guarantees, including foreign border monitors to oversee any agreement.

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