Posted: 10/30/2008 - A federal jury on Thursday convicted the son of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in the first case brought under a 1994 U.S. law allowing prosecution for torture and atrocities committed overseas.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Police officer directing traffic sees alleged thief driving toward him in his truck.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Vietnam suspends controversial proposal to outlaw small-chested drivers.
Updated: 10/31/2008 - Former national talk show host Jenny Jones surprised Topeka Correctional Facility volunteer, Suzanne MacDonald, with a $20,000 grant to replace the running track at the facility. MacDonald helped start a running club for inmates.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - The Senate budget committee's chairman reimburses his campaign fund for $4,700 after a political opponent filed a complaint about how he spent it.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Defense attorneys want a change of venue in the death penalty case of a Kansas man charged with sexually assaulting and killing an 85-year-old woman.
Updated: 10/30/2008 - Lotte USA, Inc. has initiated a nationwide recall of Koala's March Creme filled Cookies that were produced in China and may be contaminated with melamine.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - During the same weekend that county pathologists conducted autopsies on the bodies of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother, they also examined the bodies of six other people who'd been gunned down or beaten to death.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Home entertainment trendsetters Netflix Inc. and TiVo Inc. are finally joining forces to deliver more movies and old TV episodes to their mutual subscribers, consummating a relationship that was supposed to come together four years ago.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - The convicted felon suspected in the slayings of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew told police he is innocent but balked at taking a lie-detector test, a police official said.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest publicly traded oil company, reported income Thursday that shattered its own record for the biggest profit from operations by a U.S. corporation, earning $14.83 billion in the third quarter.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - The Philadelphia Phillies have won the World Series, capturing the decisive fifth game 4-3 over Tampa Bay in a clinching game that took two days to complete following Monday night's rain delay.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Wall Street was feeling more upbeat Thursday after a government report showed the economy contracted in the third quarter by less than expected and after the Federal Reserve's second interest rate cut in a month. The major stock indexes jumped more than 1.5 percent, including the Dow Jones industrials, which rose 150 points.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Their sense of urgency growing as the clock runs down, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain are spending their time - and their money - trying to win over the same voters in those few states still too close to call
Posted: 10/30/2008 - A day after the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate to battle an economic downturn, the government reported Thursday the economy did shrink in the summer, sending the strongest signal yet that a recession may have already begun.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Turning your clock back on Sunday may be good for your heart.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Cuba's foreign minister says his government expects the next U.S. president to respond to overwhelming international demand and lift the 47-year-old U.S. trade embargo against Cuba.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - A series of coordinated blasts tore through India's volatile northeast on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, wounding more than 300 and setting police on a frantic search for any unexploded bombs, officials said.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Soldiers handed out blankets, tents, jackets and sleeping bags to earthquake survivors in the frigid mountains of southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, as a provincial official reported that the death toll had risen to 215.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - A federal magistrate will decide if authorities can continue to hold two white supremacists accused of plotting to kill dozens of black people including Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - The FBI is warning media outlets to be vigilant about opening their mail after a California man was arrested on suspicion of sending more than 100 hoax letters labeled "anthrax" to newspapers and TV stations.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Fatalities from vehicle crashes with deer and other animals have more than doubled over the last 15 years, according to a new study by an auto insurance-funded highway safety group that cites urban sprawl overlapping into deer habitat.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - The rebel general besieging Congo's eastern provincial capital said Thursday that he wants direct talks with the government about security and his objections to a $5 billion deal that gives China access to the region's mineral resources.
Posted: 10/30/2008 - Wall Street was feeling more upbeat Thursday about the Federal Reserve's latest interest rate cut as investors awaited a preliminary reading on the economy in the third quarter that could offer further insights into the likelihood of a recession.