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Kansas Judge Stays Soldier's Execution

Updated: 12/02/2008 - A U.S. District Court judge in Kansas has issued a stay in the scheduled execution of an Army soldier convicted of murders and rapes in the 1980s.

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Emergency Landing at KCI in Kansas City

Updated: 12/02/2008 - An aircraft with a cracked windshield landed safely at the Kansas City International Airport Overhaul Base Tuesday morning.

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Hugoton Voters Nix Sunday Alcohol Sales

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Voters on Monday rejected a measure to allow the sales, 291-178. Residents petitioned for a vote after the city council in August approved Sunday sales of alcohol at convenience stores and liquor stores.

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Wolf Creek License Extended to 2045

Updated: 12/02/2008 - The Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station near Burlington received approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, extending the license that was originally scheduled to expire in 2025.

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Fuel-cell powered devices getting closer

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Laptop, cell phone and iPod owners tired of having their devices run out of charge after a few hours have been patiently waiting for the next portable power source to arrive.

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Retailers offer deals, discounts on 'Cyber Monday'

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Retailers who saw Thanksgiving holiday sales drop off as the weekend progressed stepped up online promotions on the day known as "Cyber Monday" to try to get consumers tired of the crowds at stores to keep shopping.

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Nokia device to challenge RIM and Apple next year

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Nokia Corp., the world's largest maker of cell phones, is launching a new phone next year that is designed to compete with Apple Inc.'s iPhone and Research In Motion Ltd. BlackBerrys at the high end of the market.

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GM says CEO will drive to Washington

Updated: 12/02/2008 - This time, GM Chief Rick Wagoner will drive a company car to Washington instead of flying by corporate jet as he seeks a government bailout, a spokesman says.

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Delta details planned capacity cuts

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Delta Air Lines Inc. hinted Tuesday that more job cuts could be on the way as it disclosed that it will reduce consolidated system capacity by 6 percent to 8 percent in 2009, compared to the current year.

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Staples 3Q profit drops 43 percent on charges

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Staples Inc., the world's largest office supplier, said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit sank 43 percent because of hefty charges from restructuring and the acquisition of European rival Corporate Express.

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Beazer Homes 4Q loss balloons as revenue plunges

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Struggling homebuilder Beazer Homes USA Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal fourth-quarter loss more than tripled as revenue plunged and its income tax provision ballooned.

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British Airways in merger talks with Qantas

Updated: 12/02/2008 - British Airways PLC said Tuesday it is in talks with Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd. about a potential merger, sending its shares soaring as it confirmed expectations of consolidation in the hard-hit aviation industry.

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Sears suffers 3Q loss on weak US, Kmart sales

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Hefty charges and poor results at its U.S. stores led Sears Holdings Corp. to post a bigger-than-expected loss for the third quarter on Tuesday, and the struggling retailer withdrew its operating profit outlook because of the nation's recession.

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Settlers clash with Israeli troops, Palestinians

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Dozens of Jewish settlers rioted Tuesday in the West Bank town of Hebron, clashing with the Israeli troops who guard them but who may also soon evict them from a disputed building they've occupied.

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