Posted: 04/21/2008 - Dwayne Giles complains that his former girlfriend's statements should not have been used against him at his murder trial because the woman couldn't be cross-examined.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - South Korea's first astronaut said Monday she was "really scared" when the Russian space capsule she was in made an unexpectedly steep descent to Earth over the weekend.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - The government on Tuesday plans to release a proposal to raise fuel efficiency standards for new cars and trucks, putting the nation's fleet on track to reach 35 miles per gallon by 2020.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - The United Nations has sharply criticized Greece for its treatment of asylum applicants and its rate of approval of asylum claims of less than 1 percent, urging the country to reform its practices.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - New tests indicate a solid link between a contaminant in the blood thinner heparin and severe allergic reactions that caused up to 81 deaths, federal health officials said Monday.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - "The Forbidden Kingdom," the first-time martial arts pairing from megastars Jackie Chan and Jet Li, fought its way to No. 1 at the weekend box office, debuting with $21.4 million.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - In unusually blunt terms, Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday challenged the Air Force, whose leaders are under fire on several fronts, to contribute more to immediate wartime needs and to promote new thinking.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - A smackdown among presidential candidates?
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has been thinking a lot about the cosmic question, "Are we alone?" The answer is probably not, he says.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Police have arrested a pizza parlor manager on charges alleging he sold marijuana out of his drive-through window in Fort Smith, Ark.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - The Bush administration is intervening with governments in southern Africa to prevent a Chinese ship carrying weapons for Zimbabwe's security forces from unloading its cargo, The Associated Press has learned.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Ray Charles' children are accusing his longtime manager of mismanaging his estate and trusts and tarnishing his legacy by releasing two posthumous CDs the late singer never would have approved, according to a published report.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Older, whiter and more female than the nation as a whole, Pennsylvania looks like Hillary Rodham Clinton country. Wealthier, better educated and more African American than the rest of the state, Pennsylvania's thickly settled southeast corner could belong to Barack Obama.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Former Philippine president and democracy icon Corazon Aquino made her first television appearance since she was diagnosed with colon cancer a month ago, saying she is ready to accept God's will and that she has been feeling no pain.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - An American woman who gave her husband a strawberry milkshake spiked with drugs before beating him to death was only trying to defend herself from the baseball bat-wielding man in their luxury flat in Hong Kong, a defense attorney said Monday.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama, who often argues that John McCain is the same as President Bush, said Sunday that the Republican presidential candidate would be an improvement over Bush's eight-year reign.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Japan has decided to start the upcoming Olympic torch relay in a parking lot, officials said Monday, after a major Buddhist temple backed out of the event over security concerns and sympathy for Tibetans.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - The U.N. chief warned Sunday that the world must urgently increase food production to ease skyrocketing prices and pledged to set up a task force on a crisis threatening to destabilize developing nations.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Chinese authorities evacuated about 200 people living near the Three Gorges Dam in central China because of a landslide, state media and local officials said Monday.
Updated: 05/12/2008 - As of Sunday, April 20, 2008, at least 4,039 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians. At least 3,295 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Updated: 05/12/2008 - Georgia's highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit contending that NBC's "Deal or No Deal" violated state anti-gambling laws when it invited viewers to take part in a game via text message.
Updated: 05/12/2008 - A time-lapse video of a man trapped in an elevator for 41 hours has become something of an Internet sensation after surveillance camera footage emerged after nearly a decade.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - National City says it will raise $7 billion to help shore up its capital position.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Former President Carter said Monday that Hamas is prepared to accept the right of the Jewish state to "live as a neighbor next door in peace."