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Monks brawl at Christian holy site in Jerusalem

Posted: 11/09/2008 - Israeli police rushed into one of Christianity's holiest churches Sunday and arrested two clergyman after an argument between monks erupted into a brawl next to the site of Jesus' tomb.

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Obama reviews Bush orders on stem cells, drilling

Posted: 11/09/2008 - President-elect Obama's transition chief said Sunday the incoming administration is looking to reverse President Bush's executive orders on stem cell research, oil and gas drilling and other matters.

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Democrats want Bush to help ailing automakers

Posted: 11/08/2008 - Democratic leaders in Congress asked the Bush administration on Saturday to provide more aid to the struggling auto industry, which is bleeding cash and jobs as sales have dropped to their lowest level in a quarter-century.

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Powerful Hurricane Paloma strikes storm-weary Cuba

Posted: 11/08/2008 - Powerful Hurricane Paloma slammed into southern Cuba on Saturday as authorities scrambled to move hundreds of thousands of people to safer ground and protect crops on an island still reeling from two other storms.

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Russian navy: sub accident kills more than 20

Posted: 11/08/2008 - An accident aboard a nuclear-powered Russian navy submarine doing a test run in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday killed more than 20 people, the navy said.

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Priest: Slain dad had taught boy, 8, to use guns

Posted: 11/08/2008 - A man who police believe was shot and killed by his 8-year-old son had consulted a Roman Catholic priest about whether the boy should handle guns and had taught him how to use a rifle, the clergyman said Saturday.

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Paloma becomes Category 4 storm, heads toward Cuba

Posted: 11/08/2008 - GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Paloma became an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Saturday and was threatening to strike hurricane-ravaged Cuba, after knocking out power across much of Grand Cayman Island.

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Fears of Democrat crackdown lead to gun sales boom

Posted: 11/08/2008 - MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – When 10-year-old Austin Smith heard Barack Obama had been elected president, he had one question: Does this mean I won't get a new gun for Christmas?

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Christmas Bureau Helps Families in Need

Posted: 11/08/2008 - The United Way Christmas Bureau program gives low-income families a chance to have a better holiday season than they would have.

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Billy Graham would like to meet, pray with Obama

Posted: 11/08/2008 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Billy Graham has counseled every American president since Dwight Eisenhower. But the evangelist known for his globe-trotting crusades has no plans to mentor Barack Obama, though his son did say his father would like to meet the president-elect and pray with him.

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Party tussle ensnares Obama's global warming goals

Posted: 11/08/2008 - WASHINGTON – Democrats are fighting over control of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the outcome could affect President-elect Obama's efforts to limit the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming.

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Gay marriage supporters march in Calif., Utah

Posted: 11/08/2008 - LONG BEACH, Calif. – Thousands of protesters angered by the passage of a state measure banning gay marriage took to the streets Friday in San Francisco and Long Beach, while thousands more protested outside the headquarters of the Mormon church in Salt Lake City.

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Palin denounces anonymous critics as 'cowardly'

Posted: 11/08/2008 - ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Gov. Sarah Palin denounced anonymous criticisms leveled at her by former John McCain aides as lies, including allegations that Republican lawyers were traveling to Alaska to reclaim her high-priced wardrobe and that she didn't know Africa was a continent.

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Bush, Obama focus on economy in radio addresses

Posted: 11/08/2008 - WASHINGTON – With the economy in a downward spiral, U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and the nation under threat from terrorists, President Bush pledged Saturday to make a smooth transition to an Obama administration a top priority for the rest of his days in office.

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Jobless Ranks Hit 10 Million, Most in 25 Years

Posted: 11/08/2008 - The nation's jobless ranks zoomed past 10 million last month, the most in a quarter-century, as piles of pink slips shut factory gates and office doors to 240,000 more Americans with the holidays nearing. Politicians and economists agreed on a painful bottom line: It's only going to get worse.

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OPEC President: Oil Cuts Likely if no Price Rally

Posted: 11/08/2008 - OPEC nations could further reduce oil output if moves last month to slash production do not bolster plummeting oil prices, OPEC president Chakib Khelil said Saturday.

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Arizona Boy, 8, Accused of Killing 2, Including Dad

Posted: 11/08/2008 - It's a crime that police officers in a small eastern Arizona community can hardly fathom yet have to deal with: an 8-year-old charged in the fatal shootings of his father and another man.

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Paloma Becomes Category 4 Storm, Heads Toward Cuba

Posted: 11/08/2008 - Paloma became an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 hurricane early Saturday, dumping wind and rain on the Cayman Islands and threatening to strike hurricane-ravaged Cuba as a major storm, forecasters said.

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Bush Pledges to Work For Smooth Transition

Posted: 11/08/2008 - With the economy in a downward spiral, U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and the nation under threat from terrorists, President Bush pledged Saturday to make a smooth transition to an Obama administration a top priority for the rest of his days in office.

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Obama: Economy is "Priority One"

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The President-Elect is already busy assembling his team to fix the economy and help him lead the nation. Barack Obama says whether it's now or when he's president.. he wants a middle class economic stimulus plan in place.

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