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High gas prices give boost to small town bus plant

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Soaring fuel prices are proving to be a pain for most people in the country, but they may have helped save the jobs of hundreds of workers in North Dakota's oldest town.

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'Indiana Jones' unearths $126M in box office gold

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Indiana Jones unearthed box office gold at domestic theaters with a performance that puts it on track to become the second biggest Memorial Day movie opening ever, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,081

Posted: 05/25/2008 - As of Sunday, May 25, 2008, at least 4,081 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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Clinton speaks of faith in face of adversity

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday offered a spiritual defense for continuing her presidential campaign, as she sought to put to rest the uproar over her comments about the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

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Soldier-brothers see all sides of war

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Mitch Bocik waddles to the putting green, his legs bent and unsteady, his putter doubling as a cane. For balance, his left hand grips the right shoulder of D.J. Engel, his half brother and almost constant companion.

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Business gets condor experts' silence in land deal

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Biologist Noel Snyder got an intriguing call from a development-company representative a day after it announced it was moving forward with plans to build nearly 3,500 luxury homes, condos and hotels on land used by the endangered California condor.

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Black campers recruit against history, stereotype

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The throngs filling campgrounds across America this weekend will include hardy outdoors types and those who prefer creature comforts, but they'll have at least one important thing in common: Nearly all of them are white.

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New feeling and bigger buzz at old Indy 500

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The Indianapolis 500 is new again. Danica Patrick is a proven winner with a legitimate shot at taking the checkered flag, all the top teams and drivers are back for the 92nd running of the Indy 500 and optimism is high for what should, for the first time in 13 years, truly be "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

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French classroom drama wins Cannes' top prize

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The French film "The Class," a frank tale about classroom life using real students and teachers at a junior high school, won top honors Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Environmental ministers seek deep emissions cuts

Posted: 05/25/2008 - European and developing countries urged the United States and Japan on Sunday to commit to deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 - a step they say is needed to defuse a coming ecological disaster caused by global warming.

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Spacecraft on track to make historic Mars landing

Posted: 05/25/2008 - A three-legged NASA spacecraft was closing in on Mars Sunday for what scientists hope will be the first-ever touchdown near Mars' north pole to study whether the permafrost could have supported primitive life.

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Miracle Marine Dies

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The young Marine came back from the war, with his toughest fight ahead of him. Merlin German waged that battle in the quiet of a Texas hospital, far from the dusty road in Iraq where a bomb exploded, leaving him with burns over 97 percent of his body.

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Pastors pose problems for McCain and Obama

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, both seeking to use religion to their advantage in the presidential campaign, have learned painful lessons about the risks of getting too close to religious leaders.

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Private psychiatrists offer free service to troops

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Thousands of private counselors are offering free services to troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with mental health problems, jumping in to help because the military is short on therapists.

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US military downplays remarks on al-Qaida's demise

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The U.S. military distanced itself Sunday from remarks declaring al-Qaida in Iraq close to defeat, saying the terror network is "off-balance and on the run," but remains a very lethal threat.

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Powerful aftershock hits China; 1 killed, 260 hurt

Posted: 05/25/2008 - One of the most powerful aftershocks to hit quake-ravaged central China killed one person, left dozens more injured and leveled homes Sunday, as soldiers carrying explosives hiked to a blocked-off river to alleviate the threat of floods.

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'Laugh-In' comic Dick Martin dead at 86

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Dick Martin, the zany half of the comedy team whose "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" took television by storm in the 1960s, making stars of Goldie Hawn and Lily Tomlin and creating such national catch-phrases as "Sock it to me!" has died. He was 86.

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Boeing 747 splits in two on take off

Posted: 05/25/2008 - A large cargo plane crashed at the end of a runway and split in two while trying to take off Sunday at Brussels airport, authorities said.

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'Harry Potter' actor stabbed to death

Posted: 05/25/2008 - A British teenage actor playing a minor role in the upcoming "Harry Potter" film was stabbed to death during a brawl in London on Saturday, police said.

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76-year-old breaks Everest record

Posted: 05/25/2008 - A 76-year-old Nepalese man reached the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday and became the oldest person to climb the world's highest mountain, a tourism official said.

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Obama's political team out-organized Clinton

Posted: 05/24/2008 - The band of Obama loyalists who imagined that could happen have stunned even themselves with their success against Hillary Rodham Clinton, who appeared to have wrapped up the nomination last year, before any votes were cast. Now, they face a new challenge with the impending nomination and campaign against Republican John McCain.

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