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Luxury store buyers cautious about spring orders

Posted: 09/10/2008 - As hundreds of buyers gather in New York this week to see the spring designer fashions in beachy brights like marigold yellow and ocean blue parade down the runways, they're taking a hard look at what will excite their customers.

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Businessman who dated Anne Hathaway pleads guilty

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A smooth-talking Italian businessman who once dated actress Anne Hathaway and claimed to have friends in high places at the Vatican pleaded guilty Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar real estate fraud case.

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Berkshire Tightens Insurance for Bank Deposits

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A Kansas company that's part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has stopped selling private bank deposit insurance above the amount guaranteed by the federal government.

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Crews search for victims in Va. building collapse

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Part of a retail and residential building under construction in a Richmond suburb collapsed Wednesday, and authorities were searching for up to 12 workers who may have been inside.

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Pa. town where Flight 93 crashed looks to tourism

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Searching for an economic boost and home to perhaps the most compelling story of 9/11, rural Somerset County is trying to pull off a balancing act: Remembering the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 in a way that encourages development and job growth without devolving into tackiness and disrespect.

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Pentagon delays $35B Air Force tanker decision

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Defense Department has again delayed plans to award a $35 billion contract for Air Force refueling planes, handing a victory to defense contractor Boeing Co. and leaving the politically charged decision for the next president.

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Scientists beaming after test of big atom smasher

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A small blip on a computer screen sent champagne corks popping among physicists in Switzerland. Near Chicago, researchers at a "pajama party" who watched via satellite let out an early morning cheer.

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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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