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Swiss man flies over Channel on jet wing

Posted: 09/26/2008 - He had nothing above him but four tanks of kerosene and nothing below him but the cold waters of the English Channel. But Yves Rossy leapt from a plane and into the record books on Friday, crossing the channel on a homemade jet-propelled wing.

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Pakistan warns US troops after exchange of fire

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Pakistan sought to reassure Washington on Friday that it remained an ally in fighting terrorism, but it also warned the U.S. to stay out of Pakistani territory while hunting down militants along the volatile border with Afghanistan.

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WaMu becomes biggest bank to fail in US history

Posted: 09/26/2008 - As the debate over a $700 billion bank bailout rages on in Washington, one of the nation's largest banks - Washington Mutual Inc. - has collapsed under the weight of its enormous bad bets on the mortgage market.

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McCain to attend debate even without bailout deal

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Republican John McCain agreed to attend the first presidential debate Friday night even though Congress doesn't have a bailout deal, reversing an earlier decision to delay the event until Washington had taken action to address the crisis.

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Troubled bailout talks restarted _ with urgency

Posted: 09/26/2008 - The Bush administration and Congress anxiously revived negotiations on a $700 billion financial bailout on Friday, one day after the largest bank collapse in U.S. history provided a brutal reminder of the risks of failure.

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Iraq, Shell sign deal

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Iraq and Royal Dutch Shell PLC signed a deal to establish a joint venture that will tap natural gas in southern Iraq, the government said Monday.

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State Workers Support United Way

Posted: 09/26/2008 - State employees gathered at the Kansas Statehouse to learn more about the United Way and celebrate their fundraising efforts.

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Iraq: lawmakers condemn suicide bomber cartoon

Posted: 09/26/2008 - An Iraqi magazine cartoon depicting a female suicide bomber in a pose like the Statue of Liberty, arm raised with a lit bomb fuse instead of a torch in her hand, has angered lawmakers who voted to sue the publication for allegedly damaging the image of Muslim women.

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Iraq cholera cases on the rise

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Iraq's Health Ministry is reporting a total of 327 confirmed cholera cases in central and southern Iraq since an outbreak of the disease last month.

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Interrogator details pre-Abu Ghraib abuses

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A military interrogation expert, Air Force Col. Steven Kleinman, told Congress on Thursday that prior to the abuses at Abu Ghraib, he witnessed interrogations of Iraqi detainees that he considers violations of the Geneva Conventions.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,173

Posted: 09/26/2008 - As of Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at least 4,173 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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Cause of Marina Fire Undetermined

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Investigators say they haven't been able to pinpoint the cause of a $1 million fire that destroyed 15 boats at Lake Wilson Marina in Russell County.

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Man hit by truck, then ticketed for jaywalking

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A man who was hit by a truck near the city's downtown was also slapped with a citation. Boise police ticketed Ebrahim Balah, 62, for jaywalking shortly after the accident Wednesday.

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House Fire Kills Pratt Man, 72

Posted: 09/26/2008 - A police news release said members of the City Fire Department arrived Thursday to find the house fully engulfed in flames. Soon firefighters discovered the body of the 72-year-old resident, John Thornton.

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Mama's milk ice cream cone, anyone?

Posted: 09/26/2008 - Mooove over, Holsteins. PETA wants world-famous Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream to tap nursing moms, rather than cows, for the milk used in its ice cream.

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