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Police charge man in Philly subway hammer attack

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Police have arrested a man suspected of brutally attacking a dozing subway passenger with a hammer while other riders did nothing to stop the assault, the city's police commissioner said Wednesday.

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Kenny Chesney leads CMA nominations with 7

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Kenny Chesney, the Country Music Association's reigning entertainer of the year, dominated the CMA Award nominations on Wednesday with seven, including album of the year.

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South Korea says Kim is on the road to recovery

Posted: 09/10/2008 - North Korea's Kim Jong Il is on the road to recovery from a stroke and still in control of his isolated country's communist regime, South Korea suggested Wednesday, disputing reports that the leader is gravely ill.

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Obama accuses McCain camp of lies, phony outrage

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republican John McCain's campaign of using "lies and phony outrage and Swift-boat politics" in claiming he used a sexist comment against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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Striking Boeing Workers Welcome Tanker Delay

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The decision to delay the disputed competition on the tanker contract until the next administration was welcomed by striking Boeing Co. machinists in Wichita.

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Fort Riley Investigating Atheist Death Threat

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Fort Riley officials are continuing their investigation into the source of a threatening phone call placed to an atheist soldier who is suing the government over religious freedom.

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Topeka Seeks New Plan for Sumner School

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The city of Topeka is starting over in trying to find someone to redevelop a former school linked to the U.S. Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Board of Education decision.

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About 10 Kan. Banks Hurt by Federal Bailout

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The state's top banking regulator says about 10 state-chartered banks will be hurt by the federal bailout of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Lehman Tries To Soothe Wall Street With Asset Sale

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Lehman Brothers, in a desperate bid to survive, announced plans Wednesday to sell a majority stake in its prized investment management business and said a sale of the entire company was possible.

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Pentagon Chief Cites Caution On U.S. Troop Pullout

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Improved security in Iraq will give the U.S. military flexibility to do more in Afghanistan in coming months, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Congress Wednesday, after years of setting a lower priority for the Afghan fight.

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Ike Gains Strength Over Gulf, Aims For Texas

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Hurricane Ike grew stronger as it barreled across the warm, energizing waters of the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday toward the Texas coast after crashing through Cuba's tobacco country and toppling aging Havana buildings.

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South Korea Says Kim Is On The Road To Recovery

Updated: 09/10/2008 - North Korea's Kim Jong Il is on the road to recovery from a stroke and still in control of his isolated country's communist regime, South Korea suggested Wednesday, disputing reports that the leader is gravely ill.

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Obama Accuses McCain Camp Of Lies, Phony Outrage

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republican John McCain's campaign of using "lies and phony outrage and Swift-boat politics" in claiming he used a sexist comment against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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Lehman Tries To Soothe Wall Street With Asset Sale

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Lehman Brothers, in a desperate bid to survive, announced plans Wednesday to sell a majority stake in its prized investment management business and said a sale of the entire company was possible.

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British Prosecutors Seek Retrial In Airline Plot

Posted: 09/10/2008 - British prosecutors said Wednesday they were seeking a retrial of seven men accused of plotting to down trans-Atlantic airliners using liquid explosives disguised as soft drinks.

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Cold Water Rings Dinner Bell For West Coast Salmon

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A federal oceanographer says a flip-flop in atmospheric conditions is creating a feast for salmon and other sea life off the West Coast, reversing a trend that contributed to a virtual shutdown of West Coast salmon fishing this summer.

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China Landslide Kills 128, Hopes Fade For Missing

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Rescuers shoveled and hammered at debris Wednesday searching for survivors buried under sludge, mud and mining waste in northern China after a landslide that killed at least 128 people, but hopes of finding anybody alive were fading.

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Kim Jong Il Recovering From Apparent Stroke

Posted: 09/10/2008 - North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is believed to be recovering from an apparent stroke, South Korea's presidential office said Wednesday, as the communist nation rejected reports questioning Kim's health as a "conspiracy plot."

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Obama Accuses McCain Camp Of Lies, Phony Outrage

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republican John McCain's campaign of using "lies and phony outrage and Swift-boat politics" in claiming he used a sexist comment against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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Police Arrest Man in Pa. Subway Hammer Attack

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Police have arrested a man suspected of brutally attacking a dozing subway passenger with a hammer while other riders did nothing to stop the assault, the city's police commissioner said Wednesday.

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Pentagon Leaders to Urge Caution in Troop Cuts

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Top defense leaders are telling Congress the U.S. must be cautious as the Pentagon begins to cut troops in Iraq and focus more attention on the escalating fight in Afghanistan.

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