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Olympic Torch Relay Begins, North Korea Leg Free of Protest

Posted: 04/28/2008 - Unlike other stops like London and San Francisco, the Olymic torch made its first-ever relay run Monday in authoritarian North Korea free of protestors. A crowd of thousands stayed attentive and peaceful, watching the relay start.

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Passenger Train Collision Kills 70 In Eastern China

Posted: 04/28/2008 - Seventy people are dead and more than four-hundred injured after a train jumps its tracks in China. The train slammed into another train Monday. Authorities are saying human error could be to blame and the death toll could rise while victims struggle in local hospitals.

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Oil Nears $120 Following Labor And MIlitary Strikes

Posted: 04/28/2008 - After a weekend refinery strike closed a pipeline system that delivers a third of Britain's North Sea oil refineries in the U.K., oil prices hit an all-time high near $120 a barrel. All this while Nigeria, who has helped support oil against a strengthening dollar, expereinces suply outages.

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Miley Cyrus Says New Photo Shoot Embarrases Her

Updated: 04/28/2008 - The teen pop sensation recently posed for Vanity Fair. Now Cyrus says the Annie Leibovitz photo was supposed to be artistic, but after she's seen it, she's embarrassed. Leibovitz is a renowned celebrity photographer known for her edgy look.

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American, Iraqi Troops Kill 38 MIlitants In Baghdad

Posted: 04/28/2008 - In the fiercest clashes with militants in weeks in Baghdad, American and Iraqi troops killed 38 militants including 22 who attacked a military checkpoint in a Shiite militia stronghold. Apparently taking advantage of a sandstorm, suspected shiite extremists attacked several checkpoints.

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Oil Nears $120 on Supply Concerns

Posted: 04/28/2008 - Gasoline prices continue to soar and there's little relief in sight. Oil prices hit an all-time high near $120 a barrel Monday after a weekend refinery strike closed a pipeline system that delivers a third of Britain's North Sea oil to refineries in the U.K.

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Fed Poised to Cut Rates; May Take a Break Then

Posted: 04/28/2008 - Battling risky economic crosscurrents, the Federal Reserve is ready to bump down a key interest rate again to brace the wobbly economy. That rate cut could turn out to be the last one for a while as zooming energy and food prices heighten inflation concerns.

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Fighting For God And Country

Posted: 04/27/2008 - Sunday Morning: Are Service Members Discriminated Against By Evangelists Within The U.S. Military?

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Californians head to the coast but keep eye out for sharks

Posted: 04/27/2008 - Beachgoers looking to escape triple-digit temperatures inland stayed cautiously along the water's edge on Sunday as miles of sea front remained closed following a deadly shark attack near San Diego.

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'Baby Mama' delivers $18.3 million at weekend box office

Posted: 04/27/2008 - "Baby Mama," Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's comedy about surrogate motherhood, delivered the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with $18.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunda

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Chicago Police Beef Up Patrols, Firepower

Posted: 04/27/2008 - Police planned to increase patrols and put SWAT officers and specialized units on the streets of Chicago over the weekend, a show of force aimed at deterring violence like the three dozen shootings that left nine people dead last weekend.

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Wall Street looks for cues from Federal Reserve meeting

Posted: 04/27/2008 - What a difference six weeks makes. Right before the last Federal Reserve meeting, investors were worried about the global banking system imploding. Now, investors are betting the credit markets are on the mend and Wall Street is looking forward to an economic recovery.

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Dad Kept Daughter In Cellar 24 Years

Posted: 04/27/2008 - A woman has told police that she was held prisoner in a cellar for almost 24 years by her father, who repeatedly raped her and fathered at least six children.

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Social networking applications can pose security risks

Posted: 04/27/2008 - Sarah Brown is unusually cautious when it comes to social networking. The college sophomore doesn't have a MySpace page and, while she's on Facebook, she does everything she can to keep her page as private as she can.

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Strike in Scotland closes major North Sea oil pipeline

Posted: 04/27/2008 - Hundreds of workers at Scotland's only oil refinery on Sunday began a 48-hour strike that has forced BP PLC to shut a pipeline system that delivers almost a third of Britain's North Sea oil.

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