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Israel Retaliates For Hamas Shelling, Kills 1

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Israel sent aircraft, tanks and ground troops to pummel the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing one Palestinian and injuring 17, a day after Palestinian militants killed an Israeli civilian in a mortar attack.

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2 Shiite Militia Leaders Surrender In Iraq

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Two suspected Shiite militia leaders surrendered Friday during raids by U.S. forces, while tens of thousands of Shiite faithful streamed out of mosques to join protests against a security agreement with the United States.

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Sri Lanka Bus Blasts Kill At Least 23

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Bombs ripped through two buses in Sri Lanka on Friday, including one packed with morning commuters near the country's heavily fortified capital, officials said.

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Police Stop Zimbabwe Opposition Leader's Campaign

Posted: 06/06/2008 - The opposition said Friday that its rallies had been banned indefinitely three weeks before the presidential runoff, while the U.S. ambassador accused President Robert Mugabe's regime of using food as a weapon to stay in power.

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U.S. To Probe Why Guantanamo Detainees Talked

Posted: 06/06/2008 - U.S. military officers responsible for defending Guantanamo detainees said they will investigate why five men accused in the Sept. 11 attacks were allowed to talk among themselves at their arraignment.

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Senate Climate Bill Blocked

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Senate Republicans on Friday blocked a global warming bill that would have required major reductions in greenhouse gases, pushing debate over the world's biggest environmental concern to next year for a new Congress and president.

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$45 Trillion Needed To Combat Warming

Posted: 06/06/2008 - The world needs to invest $45 trillion in energy in coming decades, build some 1,400 nuclear power plants and vastly expand wind power in order to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to an energy study released Friday.

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Stocks Fall Sharply On Surge In Oil, Jobs Data

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Wall Street plunged Friday on two troubling economic developments: oil prices that surged more than $6 a barrel and a jump in unemployment that was much larger than the market anticipated.

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Oil Rises Near $132 On Price Spike Prediction

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Oil prices shot up nearly $7 a barrel Friday, extending big gains from the previous day and racing toward an all-time high after a Morgan Stanley analyst predicted prices could hit $150 by the Fourth of July.

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Air Force: Sensor Moisture Caused 1st B-2 Crash

Posted: 06/06/2008 - The Air Force on Thursday said the first crash of a B-2 stealth bomber was caused by moisture in sensors and estimated the loss of the aircraft at $1.4 billion.

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Suspect In Tenn. Deputy's Killing Shoots Himself

Posted: 06/06/2008 - A man suspected of killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another officer died Friday morning after authorities say he shot himself at the end of a daylong manhunt.

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NY Skyscraper Hosts 2 Daredevil Stunts In 1 Day

Posted: 06/06/2008 - A Manhattan skyscraper that is home to The New York Times became the site of twin daredevil stunts Thursday, with two men scaling the 52-story office tower within a matter of hours.

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Urban Beekeeping Is The Latest Buzz

Posted: 06/06/2008 - When Cindy Barclay asks visitors to her booth at the local farmers market if they want to try honey from downtown Albany, they're often shocked.

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Indictment: Broadcom Ex-CEO Built Drug Warehouse

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Federal prosecutors may have charged Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III in one of the largest stock-option backdating cases in U.S. history, but it was allegations that the billionaire drugged his business cohorts, hired prostitutes and

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Artists Spur Gentrification Of Once-Blighted Bronx

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Over the years, redevelopment has proceeded in fits and starts. While the Bronx still has too many vacant lots and auto-body shops to be a yuppie enclave, many neighborhoods in the borough are undergoing a significant transformation.

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