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Is Facebook befriending investors? CEO won't say

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Facebook Inc. doesn't need to befriend more investors to finance its rapid growth, but the popular online hangout hasn't ruled out the possibility of accepting another cash infusion of help pay the bills, its chief executive says.

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Craigslist to crack down on prostitution ads

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Under the watchful eye of law enforcement in 40 states, Craigslist pledged Thursday to crack down on ads for prostitution on its Web sites.

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Sprint Nextel losing subscribers and money

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Sprint Nextel Corp. watched another 1.3 million wireless subscribers head for its competitors during the third quarter, leading the company to post a loss that sent its stock skidding Friday.

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Washington Preps Assisted Suicide Plan

Posted: 11/07/2008 - ) Washington state officials have four months to set up a new voter-approved law allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients.

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Christian fraternities offer different path

Posted: 11/07/2008 - It's 11 a.m. Saturday, and whiskey is flowing at the big houses on fraternity row at the University of Alabama. Guys in ties and baseball caps are laughing and dancing with sorority girls in bright dresses as a band blares away just around the corner.

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NY police: Teen driver on drugs runs down joggers

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A teenager on drugs and driving a sport utility vehicle slammed into two runners out for an evening jog, killing one of them - a beloved schoolteacher - and seriously injuring her friend, police said Friday.

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Palin camp tries to squelch talk of infighting

Posted: 11/07/2008 - (CNN) -- As former aides to Sen. John McCain circulated charges about Sarah Palin, a spokeswoman for the Alaska governor fired back, calling the allegations "sickening."

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Civil trial of former 'Hills' star ends

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A jury has awarded $15,000 in punitive damages to a tow truck driver who was slugged by former "Laguna Beach" personality Jason Wahler.

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NKorea: Ready to deal with Obama administration

Posted: 11/07/2008 - SEOUL, South Korea – Barack Obama's election heralds a new era for the two Koreas, a pro-North Korean newspaper said Friday as analysts began gauging how the Obama administration will affect the divided peninsula.

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Ford announces $129M 3Q loss, burns $7.7B in cash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. said Friday it lost $129 million in the third quarter as the struggling automaker burned through $7.7 billion in cash and set plans for more job cuts.

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Stocks rise after two days of heavy selling

Posted: 11/07/2008 - NEW YORK – Buyers have returned to Wall Street after two days of heavy losses as investors, while mindful of the economy's growing problems, are looking for beaten-down stocks.

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Jobless rate bolts to 14-year high of 6.5 percent

Posted: 11/07/2008 - WASHINGTON – The nation's unemployment rate bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000 jobs were cut, far worse than economists expected and stark proof the economy is deteriorating at an alarmingly rapid pace.

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GM reports $2.5B 3Q loss, says running out of cash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Corp. reported a $2.5 billion loss in the third quarter and warned Friday that it could run out of cash in 2009 if the U.S. economic slump continues and it doesn't get government aid.

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Obama calls for swift action on economy

Posted: 11/07/2008 - CHICAGO – President-elect Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge in a lifetime and "we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it."

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Car Impounded After Dog Drives Away From Car Wash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A dog waiting in a car while at a car wash slipped the vehicle into gear and drove in a loop before the car came to a stop. Pryor police officer Brent Crittenden said the dog's owner was washing the vehicle when the 70-pound pit bull jumped on the dash and somehow shifted the car into reverse.

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Georgia Courthouse Shooter Guilty Of Murder

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A man who launched a deadly courthouse shooting spree during his rape trial, killing a judge and three others, was convicted of murder by a jury Friday more than three years after he turned the city's seat of justice into a crime scene.

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At Least 30 Dead In Haiti School Collapse

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A Haitian civil protection official says at least 30 people have been killed in the collapse of a school outside the capital of the impoverished nation.

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Ford, GM Report Massive Losses

Posted: 11/07/2008 - GM Loses $2.5B, Ford Loses $129M In 3Q; Both Automakers Announce Major Job Cuts, Cash Burns.

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