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Seaman High School's Principal Earns Top Honors

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals named Ron Vinduska of Seaman High School as its MetLife High School Principal of the Year. He's in his seventh year as Seaman's principal.

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Pentagon defends military effort against pirates

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Pentagon offered a spirited defense Wednesday of its efforts to thwart an "alarming" spate of pirate attacks off Somalia's coast, saying the world's militaries are doing more than ever against the high-seas crime.

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`Fake Steve Jobs' stops blogging as the 'Real Dan'

Updated: 11/19/2008 - It was bad enough when Dan Lyons stopped sharing his musings about the technology scene in a hilarious satire of what Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs would be like as a blogger.

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Retail shares drop sharply as market woes linger

Updated: 11/19/2008 - With Black Friday just around the corner, two new forecasts Wednesday pointed toward a tough holiday season for retailers and offered evidence that consumers simply may not be in a spending mood.

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Minnesota recount under way in US Senate showdown

Updated: 11/19/2008 - City and county workers across Minnesota began a laborious recount Wednesday of more than 2.9 million ballots in the tight U.S. Senate contest between incumbent Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken.

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FBI offers reward for ecoterrorism suspects

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The FBI is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest of four alleged environmental extremists accused of sabotage attacks in five Western states - including a 1998 firebombing at a Colorado ski resort that caused $12 million in damage.

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Heartland Visioning Plan Awaits Action

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Heartland Visioning Strategic Plan was released Wednesday. A committee will meet Thursday to determine what actions will be taken first.

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FBI agent killed serving warrant near Pittsburgh

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A former police officer who had been an FBI agent for less than two years was fatally shot Wednesday as he served a warrant at the home of an alleged cocaine dealer near Pittsburgh.

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Boeing to Slash 800 Jobs at Kansas Facility

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Boeing says it will cut 800 positions at its Wichita facility next year. Layoff notices will go to about 76 workers Friday. The rest will continue throughout the year ahead.

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Indian navy sinks suspected pirate "mother" ship

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The ship, operating off the coast of Oman in the lawless waters of the Gulf of Aden, was crewed by heavily armed men, some carrying rocket-propelled grenade launchers. Behind it were a pair of speedboats - the sort pirates often use when they launch attacks on merchant ships in these violent seas.

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Student bonfire blamed for 1 of 3 Calif. wildfires

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A group of college students who lit a ridge-top bonfire is being blamed for accidentally sparking one of three ferocious wildfires that collectively destroyed about 1,000 homes and blacked more than 65 square miles.

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30-day age limit for Neb. safe-haven law advances

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A 30-day age limit in the Nebraska safe-haven law appears headed for final approval. The state Legislature voted 41-6 Wednesday to give second-round approval to the limit. A final vote is expected Friday and then the bill will go to Gov. Dave Heineman, who has said he would support a 30-day age limit.

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Minnesota starts recount for US Senate seat

Updated: 11/19/2008 - City and county workers across Minnesota began a laborious recount Wednesday of more than 2.9 million ballots in the tight U.S. Senate contest between incumbent Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken.

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NY jury convicts opera-loving philanthropist

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Opera-loving philanthropist Alberto Vilar was convicted on fraud charges Wednesday for swindling investors, including the mother of actress Phoebe Cates, out of millions of dollars.

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Ex-AG's Affair Issue in Kan. Abortion Case

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Former Attorney General Paul Morrison's affair has given Wichita abortion doctor, George Tiller, an avenue to allege unfairness in the criminal case against him.

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350 Soldiers Expected Home from War

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade are expected home November 19th after a 15-month tour in Iraq

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2 hours of Trouble for Jack Bauer in the '24' Film

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Ever since Fox's "24" premiered in 2001, we have been scrambling to keep up with Jack, the counterterrorist go-to guy, through six seasons of 24 one-hour episodes spanning a day in real time.

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Big 3 Making Little Headway in Push for Bailout

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Congressional backers of $25 billion in emergency loans to the domestic auto industry are urging colleagues not to punish the Detroit's Big Three automakers for past mistakes. But the heads of the companies seemed to be making little headway in building support.

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Beau Biden Will Not Accept Senate Appointment

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says he plans to fulfill his National Guard duties and won't accept an appointment to his father's U.S. Senate seat.

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Alaska Sen. Stevens' Defeat marks End of an Era

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Sen. Ted Stevens' election defeat marks the end of an era in which he held a commanding place in Alaska politics while wielding power on some of the most influential committees in Congress.

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US Home Construction Sinks to New Record Low

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Construction of new homes plunged 4.5 percent last month to the lowest level on government records dating back to 1959, as U.S. builders slashed production while Wall Street nosedived.

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