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Famed quiz show host Narz dies

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Jack Narz, a longtime game show host who was an early victim of the quiz show scandals of the 1950s when a show he was hosting was canceled, has died. He was 85.

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Injured 'Housewives' actor improving

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Officials at a Los Angeles hospital say "Desperate Housewives" actor Gale Harold is improving after suffering serious injuries in a motorcycle accident.

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Boy questioned about four days in captivity

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Investigators interviewed a 6-year-old boy about his nearly four days in captivity in hopes of gaining clues to the identity of gunmen who abducted him last week, police said Monday.

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Wall Street pulls back after Yesterday's Big Rally

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Wall Street pulled back Tuesday as investors decided to cash in some of the previous session's big gains as they warily comb through another batch of quarterly earnings. In midday trading, the Dow is down 180.72, or 1.95%, to 9,084.71.

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Intruder beats, stabs TV news anchor

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A popular local TV anchorwoman who had a small part in the Bush biopic "W" was in critical condition Monday after being beaten in her home. Police questioned whether she could have been targeted.

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Democratic VP nominee Biden releases medical records

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden, 65, released his medical records Monday, detailing the treatment of two brain aneurysms in 1988 and other, mostly minor medical problems.

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Poll: Americans angry, worried over state of nation

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A new national poll suggests that only a quarter of Americans think things are going well in the country today, while the rest of those questioned are angry, scared and stressed out.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,186

Posted: 10/21/2008 - As of Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, at least 4,186 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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13 Ghostly Stops on Fort Riley Tour

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Ghost stories come to life at Fort Riley Oct. 26 when the Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley sponsor the annual Ghost Tours on post.

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Funeral Arrangements Made for Man Found in River

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A visitation for Jason McNaughton will be held Friday, Oct. 24. His funeral service is scheduled for Saturday morning at Penwell-Gabel's Parker-Price Chapel in Topeka. McNaughton's body was found in the Kansas River Friday after he was missing nearly a month.

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Fed To Buy Commercial Paper From Mutual Funds

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Federal Reserve announced Tuesday that it will start buying commercial paper — a crucial short-term funding mechanism many companies rely on for day-to-day operations — from money market mutual funds.

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Former Thai Premier Found Guilty Of Corruption

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A Thai court found former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra guilty of corruption and sentenced him Tuesday to two years in prison, adding a new twist to the country's paralyzing political crisis.

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Netflix 3Q Profit Rises 30 Percent As Economy Darkens

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Netflix Inc.'s third-quarter profit surged 30 percent despite slowing subscriber growth, which is turning into a bigger problem for the online DVD rental leader as the rapidly unraveling economy prods more consumers to clamp down on entertainment expenses.

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Dead Goldfish Offered the Vote in Illinois

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Beth Nudelman, who owned the fish, said Princess may have landed on a mailing list because the family once filled in the pet's name when they got a second phone line for a computer.

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Convicted Killer Threatens Senator from Death Row

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The nation's second-largest prison system is enforcing a lockdown after authorities learned a condemned killer had made threatening calls to a Texas state senator from a cell phone smuggled into death row

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Obama to Hold Jobs Summit in Fla. with Governors

Posted: 10/21/2008 - With the current economic crisis creating favorable conditions for Democrats, Obama has focused his final-stretch message almost entirely on that topic - and almost entirely on traditionally Republican turf.

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McCain Says His Campaign is Focused on the Economy

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain said "it's absolutely not true" that the economy is a losing issue for Republicans and dismissed the idea that he can't win the presidency if the top issue is the flagging economy.

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Iraq Cabinet Seeks Changes to US Security Pact

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Iraqi Parliament must approve the draft before the current U.N. mandate expires at the end of this year. Otherwise, there would be no legal basis for the U.S.-led military mission.

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Bernanke Breathes Life into Another Stimulus Bill

Posted: 10/21/2008 - With a timely endorsement from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, there's new life to the idea of Congress returning to Washington next month to pass a second round of measures aimed at injecting life into the economy.

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Russia, Iran, Qatar Discuss OPEC-style Gas Cartel

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Iran, Russia and Qatar discussed the formation of an OPEC-style cartel among some of the largest natural gas producing nations on Tuesday, a prospect that has unnerved energy-importing nations in Europe and the United States.

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