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'Idol' Finalist Gokey Gets Milwaukee Homecoming

Updated: 05/07/2009 - American Idol" contestant Danny Gokey's hometown is throwing out the welcome mat with plans for a parade, concert and an invitation for him to sing the national anthem at a Milwaukee Brewers game.

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Thousands of Civilians Flee Pakistani War Zone

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Thousands of terrified Pakistanis dodged Taliban roadblocks to flee fighting Thursday between the army and insurgents in a northwestern valley, streaming into refugee camps and crowding hospitals with their fatigued and hungry children.

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Ramirez Suspended 50 Games for Drug Violation

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Manny Ramirez has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball, becoming by far the highest-profile player ensnared in the sport's drug scandals.

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White House: Obama Wants to Cut $17B From Budget

Updated: 05/07/2009 - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Thursday to eliminate or trim 121 federal programs for a savings of $17 billion in the coming budget year. Many of the proposed cuts have already been rejected by Obama's allies in Congress, including some programs that his predecessor, President George W. Bush, repeatedly sought to end.

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Ramirez Suspended 50 Games for Drug Violation

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Manny Ramirez has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball, becoming by far the highest-profile player ensnared in the sport's drug scandals.

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Thousands Flee As Fire Burns Homes in Calif. City

Updated: 05/07/2009 - A wildfire that burned at least a dozen homes quieted at dawn Thursday, but it was still out of control, thousands of people remained out of their homes and another round of howling winds was expected later in the day.

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Fuel for Deep Space Exploration Running on Empty

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The end of the Cold War's nuclear weapons buildup means that the U.S. space agency does not have enough plutonium for future faraway space probes - except for a few missions already scheduled - according to a new study released Thursday by the National Academy of Sciences.

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New Jobless Claims Plunge, Retail Sales Improve

Updated: 05/07/2009 - New applications for jobless benefits plunged to the lowest level in 14 weeks, a possible sign that the massive wave of layoffs has peaked. Still, the number of unemployed workers getting benefits climbed to a new record.

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Investors Lock in Gains after Week's Rally

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Investors heard some more good news about the economy Thursday but locked in profits anyway following huge gains earlier in the week.

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Warning Manhattan-Ogden Parents

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Health care providers in the Manhattan-Ogden school district are warning parents about a game children are playing to get a brief buzz.

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Small Town Kan. Police Chief Gets DWI

Updated: 05/07/2009 - A former small-town police chief who was fired for stealing the fire department's beer has been sentenced to a year of probation for an unrelated driving while intoxicated conviction.

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Government to condemn land for Flight 93 memorial

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The government will begin taking land from seven property owners so that the Flight 93 memorial can be built in time for the 10th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks, the National Park Service said.

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Investigators explore lead on abducted Calif. boy

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Authorities said Wednesday they were pursuing an unspecified lead in the abduction of a 3-year-old boy from his home but wouldn't say whether any arrests were imminent three days after the boy's mother reported that he was snatched by two armed men.

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Jackson, Miss., mayor dies after losing primary

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The mayor of Mississippi's largest city died early Thursday, less than two days after losing a re-election bid in a contentious Democratic primary that came a week before his second federal trial.

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Wreckage of Easter crash hits 3 Atlanta families

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Easter Sunday was supposed to be a day to rejoice. It didn't feel that way to Morris Johnson, whose 6-year-old daughter died in a grisly three-car crash, or to Kathy Smith, who lost her daughter, her son-in-law and two grandchildren.

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NH gov. promises 'best decision' on gay marriage

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The legalization of gay marriage in New Hampshire hinges on the next move of Gov. John Lynch, who remains uncommitted but has said he believes the word "marriage" should be reserved for the union of a man and a woman.

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Porn star may take on family-values La. senator

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Stormy Daniels strode onstage at a downtown Baton Rouge restaurant in a tight black blouse with a plunging neckline and a knee-length skirt in the popular purple of Louisiana State University. She introduced herself with a warning.

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Retailers Report Smaller Sales Declines in April

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Consumers enticed by warmer weather and glimmers of hope for the economy bought a few more items in April, helping to lift sales results at established stores.

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GM Posts $6B 1Q Loss, Spends $10.2B in Cash

Updated: 05/07/2009 - General Motors Corp. posted a $6 billion first-quarter loss and said it spent $10.2 billion more cash than it took in during the first three months of the year as revenue plummeted by $20 billion.

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Obama Expresses Regret For Afghan Civilian Deaths

Updated: 05/06/2009 - Flanked by the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, President Barack Obama expressed deep U.S. regret Wednesday for civilian casualties in a deadly incident this week in western Afghanistan, promising "every effort" to avoid recurrences in the war against a rising Taliban insurgency.

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