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Older, Younger US Divers Qualify for Beijing

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Laura Wilkinson is closing out her long career with a third trip to the Olympics. The 30-year-old Texan can bow out knowing that the future of U.S. diving belongs to a passel of youngsters who love to throw down 10s.

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Jet makes emergency landing at LA airport

Posted: 06/23/2008 - An American Airlines plane carrying 180 passengers made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday after a pilot reported smoke and the smell of fuel in the cockpit, and officials said there were no injuries.

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Mandela in London for Birthday Bash

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Nelson Mandela is in London for a week of events to celebrate his 90th birthday.He is due to attend an outdoor concert in his honor in Hyde Park on Friday. Performers include Queen, Annie Lennox, Leona Lewis and the Soweto Gospel Choir. Troubled diva Amy Winehouse is also scheduled to sing, if her doctors allow it.

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Russian Film Takes Top Prize in Shanghai

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A Russian film about a teenager surprised by the sudden appearance of the father she thought to be dead won the top prize at the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival.

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Gaza Crossings Opened Despite Court Case

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Israel has opened Gaza's crossings as its Supreme Court hears a case meant to close them. The family of an Israeli soldier held by Hamas had petitioned the court on Sunday to keep the crossings closed. They're afraid he'll be taken out of Gaza to Egypt through a passage there. The family says government officials told them Israel's blockade of Gaza would not be lifted until he was freed.

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Big Dig contractor files for bankruptcy

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A contractor on Boston's beleagured Big Dig tunnel project has filed for bankruptcy protection, one business day after federal prosecutors charged the company with lying about its work.

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NASA warming scientist: 'This is the last chance'

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Exactly 20 years after warning America about global warming, a top NASA scientist said the situation has gotten so bad that the world's only hope is drastic action.

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Autistic man recovering after 7 days in Wis. woods

Posted: 06/23/2008 - An autistic man who could barely speak and had wandered off without medicine for his transplanted kidney likely had just hours to live when he was found after a week in the woods, a doctor said.

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UPS lowers second-quarter outlook

Posted: 06/23/2008 - UPS Inc., the world's largest shipping carrier, lowered its earnings expectations for the second quarter on Monday because of slowing U.S. economic growth and high fuel costs.

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3 more Yahoo execs reportedly jumping ship

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Yahoo Inc.'s management ranks are rapidly thinning as the Internet pioneer fends off a shareholder mutiny threatening to culminate in the firing of Chief Executive Jerry Yang.

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Softbank to sell iPhone for $215 in Japan

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Softbank Corp., the carrier that won the coveted right to sell the iPhone in Japan, said Monday that Apple Inc.'s device will sell for $215 - comparable to the marked-down U.S. price for the hit gadget.

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More than 800 wildfires burning in California

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Fire officials say there are 800 wildfires burning around California, sparked by an unprecedented lightning storm. The fires have burned a swath of Northern California from Big Sur to wine country to Hambolt County on Monday.

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Testing Could Delay Missile Defense Plans

Posted: 06/23/2008 - U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe could be delayed well beyond the 2013 target because Defense Department experts say the interceptors have not been adequately tested.

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Supreme Court Meets Monday Morning

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Supreme Court begins what almost certainly is its final week of work before its summer break with 10 cases left to decide. Among the big issues are gun rights and the death penalty for rape of a child.

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Elation After Autistic Man Found Alive in Woods

Updated: 06/23/2008 - Searchers looking in the woods for 25-year-old Keith Kennedy had a special urgency: He is both autistic and relies on medication following a kidney transplant. The hunt ended happily Sunday when a firefighter found him alive about a mile from the camp for the disabled that he had wandered away from a week ago.

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Divers will try to enter capsized ship off Philippines

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Two teams of rescuers prepared Monday to dive into typhoon-roiled waters off the Philippines to find a way inside a capsized ferry in a desperate effort to locate some 800 people believed to be aboard.

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Coalition: 55 militants killed in Afghan battle

Posted: 06/23/2008 - U.S.-led forces rained fire for two days on militants near Afghanistan's border with Pakistan, officials said Monday, killing about 55 insurgents and underscoring how fighting with Taliban insurgents is escalating.

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Police raid Zimbabwe opposition headquarters

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Zimbabwe's opposition leader took refuge in the Dutch Embassy after pulling out of the presidential runoff, and dozens of his supporters were hustled away by police in a raid on party headquarters Monday.

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Police Shootout in Crowded Denver District Kills 1

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A early-morning gunfight in Denver's crowded entertainment district Sunday ended with police fatally shooting one man and critically wounding another after both allegedly fired a shotgun at officers.

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Cohen, Cotillard, Cody asked into Oscar ranks

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Sacha Baron Cohen, Marion Cotillard, Ruby Dee and Jet Li have been invited to join Hollywood's most exclusive club - the group that hands out the Academy Awards.

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Big Box on `The Sopranos'

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A a 30-disc box set with every episode of the HBO series "The Sopranos" weighs in at nearly 10 pounds.

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