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Congress Eyes Dramatic Expansion of GI Bill

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Congressional Democrats are pushing what could become the most dramatic expansion of college aid for military veterans since World War II, with a bill they hope will buoy them this election season and become an albatross for Republicans.

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Congress Eyes Dramatic Expansion of GI Bill

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Congressional Democrats are pushing what could become the most dramatic expansion of college aid for military veterans since World War II, with a bill they hope will buoy them this election season and become an albatross for Republicans.

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Paul McCartney Granted Divorce Decree

Posted: 05/12/2008 - A judge in London granted a preliminary divorce Monday to former Beatle Paul McCartney and Heather Mills. If no one objects, the divorce will be final in six weeks.

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Wind Energy Gets A Lift In New Report

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Two decades from now Americans could get as much electricity from windmills as from nuclear power plants, according to a government report that lays out a possible plan for wind energy growth.

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2 Humvees Missing from US Base in Afghanistan

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Two armored Humvees were missing from a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, a military spokesman said Monday. The military was investigating whether the vehicles were stolen, although officials believed they were likely still in the possession of U.S. personnel but simply unaccounted for, said Lt. Col. Paul Fa

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David Byrne to Make Music with NYC Building

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne plans to turn a landmark building in Manhattan into a giant musical instrument. State officials say Byrne will create a temporary installation in the Great Hall of the Battery Maritime Building, which is next to the Whitehall Ferry Terminal.

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Iowa man charged with throwing candy at police

Posted: 05/12/2008 - A college student whose friend was being questioned in a hit and run found himself charged with assaulting an officer with a curious choice of weapons: M&Ms.

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Monks back on front lines to aid cyclone victims

Posted: 05/12/2008 - The saffron-robed monks who spearheaded a bloody uprising last fall against Myanmar's military rulers are back on the front lines, this time providing food, shelter and spiritual solace to cyclone victims.

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Feds: No credible terror threat to Indy 500

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Federal authorities said the Indianapolis 500 is an attractive target for terrorists, but there has been no credible or specific threat aimed at the Memorial Day weekend race.

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Pollo Campero Opens Franchise in US Wal-Mart Store

Updated: 05/12/2008 - Pollo Campero, a Latin American fried-chicken favorite that had been seen in the U.S. only in takeout boxes aboard arriving flights, has teamed up with Wal-Mart to expand its reach to the nation's growing Hispanic population.

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Vietnam Nabs Suspected Baby Traffickers

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Police said Monday they have arrested two people in northern Vietnam for trying to transport a newborn baby to China as part of a baby-trafficking ring, the second suspected ring broken up in a week.

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JPMorgan Chase CEO: Recession is just beginning

Posted: 05/12/2008 - JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s chief executive said Monday that while the crisis in the credit markets appears to be three-quarters over, he believes a U.S. recession is just beginning.

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Corn futures drop on drier weather in US corn belt

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Corn prices sank Monday as investors took profits from last week's record-setting rally and bet that forecasts for dry weather in the Midwest will allow farmers to speed planting.

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Analysis: It's make a deal time for housing bill

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Watch what they do, not what they say. When President Bush promised to veto Democrats' homeowner rescue bill, it may have sounded like the measure was dead.

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Utah Father And Son Graduate Law School Together

Posted: 05/12/2008 - McLelland, 58, and his son, Ryan, graduated together Sunday with law degrees from Ohio Northern University in Ada and may open a practice together at home in Utah.

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Barr announces Libertarian White House bid

Posted: 05/12/2008 - Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr launched a Libertarian Party presidential bid Monday, saying voters are hungry for an alternative to the status quo who would dramatically cut the federal government.

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Custodian Returns Bag With $108,000

Posted: 05/12/2008 - When the 18-year-old custodian at Southern Utah University found more than $100,000 in cash in the school's parking lot last month, he didn't hesitate. He turned it in to campus police.

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Bolivia's Morales approves August recall vote

Posted: 05/12/2008 - President Evo Morales committed himself and Bolivia's nine governors on Monday to face recall votes on Aug. 10, gambling that his unfinished term will survive a referendum whose peculiar rules tilt in the populist leader's favor.

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