More Headlines

Al-Maliki Offers Amnesty In Mosul

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has offered members of armed groups in Mosul an amnesty in exchange for surrendering their weapons.

Read More

Oil sets record near $128; pump price at high, too

Posted: 05/16/2008 - The gains come 10 days before the Memorial Day holiday, the traditional start of the peak U.S. summer driving season, suggesting that retail gas prices have further to rise.

Read More

Spokesman: Gunfire Hits Iranian Convoy In Baghdad

Posted: 05/16/2008 - An Iranian Embassy convoy came under fire in Baghdad, wounding two Iranian diplomats and two other staff, a spokesman said Friday. Tehran accused the United States of encouraging attacks against Iranian interests in Iraq.

Read More

Vitamin D may help curb breast cancer, study finds

Posted: 05/16/2008 - The skin makes vitamin D from ultraviolet light. Too much sunlight can raise the risk of skin cancer, but small amounts - 15 minutes or so a few times a week without sunscreen - may be beneficial, many doctors believe.

Read More

Zimbabwe Presidential Election Set For June 27

Posted: 05/16/2008 - An election runoff between President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be held June 27, the electoral commission said in an announcement published Friday.

Read More

Bin Laden: Palestinian Cause Fuels War

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Osama bin Laden said in a new audio recording released Friday that al-Qaida will continue its holy war against Israel and its allies until it liberates Palestine.

Read More

Saudis See No Reason To Raise Oil Production Now

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Saudi Arabian leaders made clear Friday they see no reason to increase oil production until their customers demand it, apparently rebuffing President Bush amid soaring U.S. gasoline prices.

Read More

Myanmar Cyclone Death Toll Nearly 78,000

Posted: 05/16/2008 - The cyclone's official death toll has nearly doubled to almost 78,000 and another 56,000 people remain missing two weeks after the devastating storm, state television reported Friday.

Read More

Survivors Pulled From Rubble Of China Quake

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Rescuers pulled survivors from the rubble Friday who had been buried for four days as a strong aftershock sparked landslides near the epicenter of this week's powerful earthquake.

Read More

GE Plans To Exit Appliance Business

Posted: 05/16/2008 - General Electric Co. said Friday that it plans to sell or spin off its iconic appliance business that for a century sold refrigerators, air conditioners and ovens for millions of homes.

Read More

Surprise Rebound In Housing, Outlook Still Shaky

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Construction of new homes posted the biggest increase in more than two years in April. While it was a rare spot of good news for the housing market, analysts said it's far too soon to declare an end to the prolonged slump.

Read More

Oil Pushed Above $127 A Barrel For First Time

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Oil prices soared more than $3 a barrel, surpassing $127 for the first time Friday and putting more pressure on already lofty gasoline and diesel prices ahead of the summer driving season in the northern hemisphere.

Read More

Restrictions, Recycling In Los Angeles Water Plan

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Faced with drought and a jump in consumption, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has called for cleansing sewage for drinking water and imposing restrictions for watering lawns and washing driveways.

Read More

Muskogee, Okla., Teen Ready For Mayoral Challenge

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Nineteen-year-old John Tyler Hammons has a lot on his plate as he prepares to take over as mayor of this eastern Oklahoma city, but he's trying to keep his priorities straight.

Read More

Woman Indicted In Missouri MySpace Suicide Case

Posted: 05/16/2008 - A Missouri woman was indicted Thursday for her alleged role in perpetrating a hoax on the online social network MySpace against a 13-year-old neighbor who committed suicide.

Read More

Wiretap Victims Grateful Private Eye Ss Convicted

Posted: 05/16/2008 - The nine-week trial of Hollywood private investigator Anthony Pellicano often had seamy plot lines and suspense worthy of a movie: death threats, offers of murder and extramarital affairs.

Read More

Tours Of Hanford Nuclear Waste Site Draw Interest

Posted: 05/16/2008 - In a cramped control room, a bright yellow sticker cautions workers about critical radiation alarms. Now a novelty stuck on a wall between dials that haven't spun in decades, the sign hints at the enormity of the plant's mission.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability