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Pilotless Drones to Battle Pot Growers

Posted: 04/04/2008 - The U.S. Forest Service has bought a pair of flying drones to track down marijuana growers operating in remote California woodlands.

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U.K. Wants To Ban Pedophiles From Facebook

Posted: 04/04/2008 - The British government wants to bar convicted pedophiles from using social networking Web sites such as Facebook, the Home Office said Friday.

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Child Workers in Egypt a Growing Problem

Posted: 04/04/2008 - As Egypt struggles with rising food prices and inflation, the plight of poverty-stricken child workers and the lack of protections for them has gained new attention.

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iTunes Overtakes Wal-Mart In Music Sales

Posted: 04/04/2008 - Apple Inc.'s iTunes online music store vaulted past Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in February to become the top overall music retailer in the U.S., a market research firm said Thursday.

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Britain Seeks Pedophiles Facebook Ban

Posted: 04/04/2008 - Convicted pedophiles would have to tell the government what e-mail accounts they use which would then be blocked by social networking sites

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Clinton Denies Saying Obama "Can't Win"

Posted: 04/04/2008 - Democratic candidate denies that she told New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that her opponent couldn't beat Sen. John McCain in the general election.

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Economy Sheds 80,000 Jobs in March

Updated: 04/04/2008 - Three straight months of losses push sink jobs to their lowest point in five years, unemployment breaks five percent

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Poll: 81% Think US on Wrong Track

Posted: 04/04/2008 - President Bush's approval rating remains in the high twenties as Americans worries about the economy increase

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4,000-Year-Old Gold Necklace Found In Peru

Posted: 04/03/2008 - The gold necklace, made nearly 4,000 years ago, was found in a burial site near Lake Titicaca, researchers report in Tuesday's issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Losses Rise in Online Scams

Posted: 04/03/2008 - Money lost in Internet-related crimes hit a new high last year, topping about $240 million, according to a government report showing increases in scams involving pets, check-cashing schemes and online dating.

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Kindle Helps Tiny E-Book Market

Posted: 04/03/2008 - More than four months after Amazon.com released the Kindle, no one is sure whether the latest e-book reader is really hot - or not. But publishers believe that the Kindle has helped, if not revolutionized, the tiny electronic market.

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Shock Absorbers May Fix Rocket Shaking

Posted: 04/03/2008 - To fix a potentially fatal shaking problem on its snazzy new moon rocket, NASA is considering something that works for mud-stained pickup trucks: heavy-duty shock absorbers.

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Alleged Ricin Victim's Cousin Indicted

Posted: 04/03/2008 - The cousin of a man who may have been sickened by the deadly toxin ricin has been accused of failing to report that the substance was being illegally produced.

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Hunter Homers As Angels' Top Twins 5-4

Posted: 04/03/2008 - Torii Hunter gave Twins fans something to remember him by. In the final game of an emotional return to the Metrodome, Hunter homered leading off the seventh inning to back a strong start from Ervin Santana and help the Los Angeles Angels beat Minnesota 5-4 on Thursday.

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Neglect, Abuse Seen in 90,000 Infants

Posted: 04/03/2008 - About 1 in 50 infants in the U.S. have been neglected or abused, according to the first national study of the problem in that age group. Nearly a third of the victims were one week old or younger when the maltreatment was reported, government researchers said Thursday. The study focused on children younger than 1.

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Murder Suspect Dies in Croatia Shootout

Posted: 04/03/2008 - A retired Croatian army general suspected in a grisly quadruple murder died Thursday during a shootout with police that also killed one officer, police said.

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MySpace, Record Cos. Launch New Service

Posted: 04/03/2008 - MySpace, which has lured millions of big acts and garage bands alike to build profiles on the popular social networking hub to attract fans, said Thursday it will turn those pages into portals for selling music, merchandise and more.

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