Updated: 01/02/2009 - There's no need to cry, Dora.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - There's no need to cry, Dora.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Thieves stole works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and others from a Berlin gallery over the New Year's holiday, police said Friday.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - French actress Isabelle Huppert will head the jury of the 62nd edition of the Cannes film festival in May.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Weighty issues like the presidential inauguration and the economic stimulus package are pending, but the first order of business for President-elect Barack Obama's family is to get settled in Washington quickly to prepare for the start of school for his two daughters.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday that Congress should be as generous to judges as it already has been to itself, by approving an inflation-related increase in their pay.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama says he supports the decision by Senate Democrats to deny his vacated Senate seat to an appointee of embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. On Tuesday, Blagojevich appointed former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris. He would be the nation's only black senator.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Old mosquitoes usually spread disease, so Australian researchers figured out a way to make the pests die younger - naturally, not poisoned.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Missile fired at militants' vehicle near Afghan border.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama will have a Commander in Chief's Ball during his inauguration with military personnel, their spouses and those wounded fighting in the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as guests.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Portland became the nation's largest city with an openly gay mayor Thursday as a longtime City Hall insider took the oath of office.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Despite early reservations, New York state's most powerful legislative leader now says he'll support Caroline Kennedy for the U.S. Senate if the governor names her to the seat expected to be vacated by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - While violence rages beyond Baghdad, Maliki says handover marks return of sovereignty to Iraqi people.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - The Senate has adjourned for the year at last. But a new Senate will be back on Tuesday.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama will meet with congressional leaders to discuss his economic stimulus plan and other legislative issues soon after his arrival in Washington in the coming days.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Friday said the United States and key world allies were pushing hard for a "durable and sustainable" cease-fire in Gaza, but there was no end in sight to the violence. The top U.S. diplomat said she was not planning an emergency visit to the region.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Acting Prime Minister says country will buck new trend of wanting to help out Obama.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Some women in Naples said they won't make love if their men shoot off dangerous fireworks on New Year's Eve. "Se Spari, Niente Sesso" (If you shoot, no sex), as the reported group calls itself, claims to have signed up hundreds of women in the Naples area to combat celebrations that injure or maim hundreds each year.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - Government says devastating blow dealt to Tamil Tigers.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - State troopers and road crews had to scramble when a tractor-trailer crashed and spilled its load of eggs on a Detroit-area freeway. Trooper Jim Smiley says eastbound Interstate 94 in Washtenaw County's Ypsilanti Township reopened about 1 a.m. Thursday after being shut down for six hours.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - A former Fort Lauderdale city commissioner who helped create a program to combat bicycle theft had his own bike stolen while trying to help people involved in a vehicle crash.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - You can call it a case of creative drug-dealing. Athens police have a 38-year-old man in custody for allegedly accepting gift cards for payment for crack cocaine and prescription drugs. Police Captain Marty Bruce, a spokesman, said the man was arrested Monday night. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - CBS Evening News: The recession has forced many cash-strapped Americans to resurrect a depression-era tradition.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - This alleged grocery thief apparently has a taste for finer cuisine. Racine police said 43-year-old Brian A. Rubenstein tried to steal $625 in groceries, including $365 in lobster and $213 in ribeye and beef roasts. Police said the Kenosha man was arrested Dec. 23 after store employees caught him walking out with a loaded cart.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a woman taking a driving test ended up pinning a bystander after losing control of the car on a snowy Westchester County road. New Rochelle police said the 23-year-old driver rounded a corner Wednesday morning, lost traction and trapped a man cleaning snow off his car. Lt. George Marshall says the examiner tried to use the test car's secondary set of brakes, but they failed.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - An 89-year-old Cincinnati-area woman arrested for confiscating the neighbor kid's football is now suing the boy's parents. Edna Jester filed a lawsuit in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court claiming she has suffered emotional distress because footballs and other playthings belonging to her next-door neighbors keep landing in her yard.