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Emergency inspection of personal jets ordered

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Federal regulators have ordered the immediate inspection of throttles on small personal jets manufactured by Eclipse Aviation Corp. after one plane made an emergency landing in Chicago.

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US Foreclosure Filings Surge in May

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Over a quarter-million homes received a foreclosure notice in May, a nearly fifty percent leap over this time last year, according to a foreclosure listing company. Florida, Michigan, and states in the southwest among the hardest hit.

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Huckabee Joining Fox News

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Former Governor of Arkansas dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination in March after John McCain earned enough delegates to secure the nomination.

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Study Finds Discrepancies in VA Care for Men, Women

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Men tend to receive better care at one-third of VA facilities according to Congressionally mandated study. Reported that more physicians need to be trained in women's care.

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Mukasey: High Court Ruling Won't Stop Terror Trials

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Attorney General says the government plans to proceed with military trials despite the flood of court filings expected to follow the Supreme Court rulings, while the Bush Administration says it may seek legislation to get around the Court ruling military trials unconstitutional.

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43 Trapped in China Mine Blst

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Chinese state television reports that the condition of the trapped miners is yet unknown; fifteen miners did escape after explosives accidentally triggered deep in the mine shaft.

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Bush: West Must Stand with Afghanistan

Posted: 06/13/2008 - The President urged Europe to join the U.S. in trying to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a haven for terrorists again. Began day visiting Pope Benedict XVI t the Vatican.

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Iraq PM: Security Deal Talks at 'Dead End'

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Iraqi PM al-Maliki reflected his parliament's sentiment that Washington's proposals for a long-term military presence in Iraq would give the U.S. too much control in his state's affairs.

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Rising Water Forces Evacuation of Iowa Hospital

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Over a hundred and seventy-five patients were driven from their hospital as floodwaters rise in Cedar Rapids, covering more than 100 city blocks and collapsing a railroad bridge.

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Supreme Court Sides with Gitmo Detainees

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Writing for the majority Justice Kennedy stated that the Constitution is designed to survive extraordinary times and that federal judges could order the releaase of some detainees.

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Scouts Called Heroes After Deadly Tornado

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Boy Scouts who came to each others' aid after a tornado that killed four of their comrades and injured 48 people were hailed as heroes Thursday for helping to administer first aid and search for victims buried in their flattened campsite.

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Utah Town May Lift Ban on Bikinis

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Kanab, Utah, says it may lift its ban on two-piece swimwear at city swimming pools, but cautions it will probably still not allow thongs or G-strings.

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Closing Arguments to Begin at R. Kelly Trial

Posted: 06/12/2008 - The 41 year-old R&B superstar did not testify on his own behalf, though both he and the girl with whom he allegedly had sex while she was underage have both denied she was the one on the tape.

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Casino Debuts New Touch-Screen Bar Table

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Harrah's unveils new bar tables using Microsoft's Surface computer technology that will allow patrons to order drinks, play games, watch videos, and even flirt on the table.

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US Releases Video of Clash Along Afghan Border

Updated: 06/12/2008 - Pakistani officials call the bombing of one of their outposts on the Afghan border a "completely unprovoked and cowardly act," but the United States has offered a different explanation of the events.

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Not All Democrats Falling for Obama

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Dem. rep. Nancy Boyda moved from the undecided colemn Wednesday to endorse her party's presumptive nominee, saying she "has been impressed" with the Illinois Senator's campaign.

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Retail Sales Jump by Largest Amount in 6 Months

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Retail sales posted the biggest increase since last November, doubling analysts expectations. An jump was expected in response to the economic stimulus checks being mailed out.

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Engineers Search for Fuel-Saving Big Rigs

Posted: 06/11/2008 - Tractor trailers lose valuable miles per gallon to the drag that air exerts, but air may also help tame the fuel guzzling forces. Scientists at Georgia Tech's Research Institute are creating a "circulation control system" that blows a steady current of air around the back of the truck to help boost fuel efficiency.

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