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Driver loses control after sneeze, hits river

Updated: 11/19/2008 - An untimely sneeze nearly cost Andrew Hanson his life. The 42-year-old Weymouth man told authorities that a sneeze caused him to lose control of his pickup on Soldiers Field Road and plunge into Boston's Charles River on Tuesday.

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Undercover officers use Taser on pallbearer

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A North Carolina sheriff's official has apologized for plunging a funeral into chaos when undercover agents tried to arrest the dead man's son - and used a Taser on him in the process.

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Rapper gets 20 years after writing shooting song

Updated: 11/19/2008 - He shot a man twice and felt so good about it, police said, a rapper wrote a song describing the shooting and calling out the victim by name. A judge sentenced 25-year-old Rico Todriquez Wright Monday to spend the next 20 years in prison after his victim mentioned the hip hop confession to police.

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Thieves pry bronze Virgin Mary statue from church

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Thieves may have to take an awkward trip to the confessional. A bronze statue of the Virgin Mary was lifted from a Catholic church in Newport Beach. Police Lt. Craig Fox said the 4-to-5 foot statue was pried from its base on the front of Our Lady Queen of Angels Church on Friday night.

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Next deadline in actors dispute: awards season

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Screen Actors Guild and Hollywood studios plan to hold their first contract talks in four months on Thursday and will negotiate this time with the help of a federal mediator.

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Pilot in deadly crash warned jet was out of runway

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The pilot of a private jet warned air traffic controllers that his plane was "going off the end" of a runway before it crashed, killing him and three others and injuring celebrity DJ AM and former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.

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Suri Cruise tops Forbes.com list of `Hottest Tots'

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Suri Cruise is the most popular kid on the playground. The 2-year-old daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes tops Forbes.com's second annual list of "Hollywood's 10 Hottest Tots."

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Paris Hilton and Benji Madden split after 9 months

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Paris Hilton and her boyfriend of nine months, Benji Madden, have broken up. Hilton publicist Alanna McCarthy said Wednesday that the two "remain very good friends." She wouldn't say more.

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Suspected US missile strikes deep inside Pakistan

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The U.S. military apparently struck at Islamic militants outside Pakistan's lawless tribal belt for the first time Wednesday, firing a missile that killed six suspected insurgents taking refuge away from the conflict zone along the Afghan border.

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Facebook application plan rankles some developers

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Facebook plans to start charging for verifying applications built for the social network - an optional process that has upset some developers despite the company's assurances it will bring plenty of positive benefits.

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HP shares soar after solid 4Q outlook

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Hewlett-Packard Co. surprised Wall Street on Tuesday by saying its earnings will be slightly above analysts' expectations, going against the grain as other technology bellwethers have slashed forecasts and posted weak results in the sagging economy.

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Google gives online life to Life mag's photos

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Google Inc. has opened an online photo gallery that will include millions of images from Life magazine's archives that have never been seen by the public before.

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PC Magazine goes online-only

Updated: 11/19/2008 - After 27 years as a print publication, PC Magazine is ditching its print edition and going online-only in February.

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China's Baidu.com fights to rescue reputation

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Baidu.com has been the star of China's Internet world. But now the search engine dubbed "China's Google" is scrambling to rescue its reputation after state TV accused it of letting unlicensed suppliers of medical products pay for higher rankings on its results page - without alerting users.

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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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BASF temporarily closing 80 plants

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Chemical company BASF SE said Wednesday it is temporarily closing 80 plants worldwide due to slumping demand and cutting production at 100 more, including facilities in Texas and Louisiana. Some 20,000 workers are affected.

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Oil falls; Americans cut driving by 90B miles

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Oil slipped below $54 a barrel Wednesday as stock markets across the globe fell and yet another U.S. government report illustrated the disarray in the housing market.

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GM, Chrysler scale back glitz at LA auto show

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Chrysler and General Motors are still showing off their newest vehicles at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but their displays were noticeably quiet Wednesday while Asian and European companies unveiled new models that will likely chip away at the U.S. market share.

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