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South Korea May Demand Revision of US Beef Import Pact

Posted: 05/08/2008 - South Korea said Thursday it may demand a revision of a beef import agreement with the United States as the government struggled to quell widespread perceptions that American beef is unsafe.

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Study of 'Daily Show': It's a lot like O'Reilly

Updated: 05/12/2008 - NEW YORK - A journalism think tank studying "The Daily Show" doesn't believe many people get their news from Jon Stewart — because otherwise they wouldn't get the jokes.

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More than Half of U.S. Diabetics have Arthritis

Updated: 05/12/2008 - ATLANTA - More than half of U.S. adults with diabetes also have arthritis, raising a serious obstacle for diabetic patients urged to exercise, according to a government study.

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Obama Gets Big Welcome, Fresh Support On Capitol Tour

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama got a front-runner's welcome back at the Capitol Thursday, pressing congressional "superdelegates" to support him in a visit that had the look and feel of a campaign victory lap.

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New Idea In Mortuary Science: Dissolving Bodies With Lye

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Since they first walked the planet, humans have either buried or burned their dead. Now a new option is generating interest — dissolving bodies in lye and flushing the brownish, syrupy residue down the drain.

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Facebook, States Set Bullying, Predator Safeguards

Updated: 05/12/2008 - HARTFORD, Conn. - Facebook, the world's second-largest social networking Web site, is adding more than 40 new safeguards to protect young users from sexual predators and cyberbullies under an agreement with officials nationwide that was announced Thursday.

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More Than Half Of US Diabetics Have Arthritis

Posted: 05/08/2008 - More than half of U.S. adults with diabetes also have arthritis, raising a serious obstacle for diabetic patients urged to exercise, according to a government study.

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Commencement Readers Cram To Prep For Tongue-Twister Names

Posted: 05/08/2008 - A week from Saturday, 453 new graduates will cross the commencement stage on the lawn of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Among them: Nokuthula Sikhethiwe Kitikiti, Udochukwu Chinyere Obodo, and Baitnairamdal Otgonshar.

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'Best Santa Ever' Arrested In N.J. On Child Sex Charges

Posted: 05/08/2008 - A rare international alert seeking a man shown in dozens of raw child porn images quickly led to the arrest of a small-time actor, who painted faces at children's parties and performed as "the best Santa Claus anyone has ever seen."

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Iraqi Army says Iraqi Al-Qaida Leader Arrested

Updated: 05/12/2008 - BAGHDAD - The leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was arrested in the northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman said Thursday.

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Study Of 'Daily Show': It's A Lot Like O'Reilly

Posted: 05/08/2008 - A journalism think tank studying "The Daily Show" doesn't believe many people get their news from Jon Stewart — because otherwise they wouldn't get the jokes.

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Pentagon Proceeding Cautiously on Potential Aid Drop

Updated: 05/12/2008 - WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday the U.S. military was stepping up preparations for a relief mission in Myanmar, but he said he couldn't imagine air dropping aid without permission from the closed regime.

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Country Music Superstar Eddy Arnold Dies At 89

Posted: 05/08/2008 - Eddy Arnold, whose mellow baritone on songs like "Make the World Go Away" made him one of the most successful country singers in history, died Thursday morning, days short of his 90th birthday.

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