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Court Dismisses Florida Primary Lawsuit

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee over the party's decision to strip Florida of its delegates to its national convention.

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Court Dismisses Florida Primary Lawsuit

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee over the party's decision to strip Florida of its delegates to its national convention.

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NYC DA: Immigration Agent Demanded Sex

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A federal immigration official who was recorded demanding sex from a young Colombian woman in exchange for a green card was arrested on corruption charges, prosecutors said Friday.

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US House Speaker Backs Dalai Lama

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Walking arm-in-arm with the Dalai Lama, the U.S. House speaker lent her support Friday to the Tibetan cause, calling China's crackdown in Tibet "a challenge to the conscience of the world."

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Cops' Charges Dent Ind. City's Image

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Veteran officer Thomas Houston didn't mince words when he took over as police chief in this violence-plagued city, promising to "implode" the department and make big changes, even if it went against public sentiment.

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No Red Flags in Spitzer Expense Reports

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Ever since the prostitution scandal shoved Gov. Eliot Spitzer out the door, people have wondered: Did he spend taxpayer dollars or campaign money to subsidize trysts?

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Smoltz Hampered by Tightness in Shoulder

Posted: 03/21/2008 - John Smoltz missed his scheduled start Friday because of tightness in his right shoulder, but said he would have pitched through the discomfort in the regular season.

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Tense Mayoral Race Follows Mo. Shooting

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Six weeks after a deadly shooting rampage rife with racial overtones in Kirkwood's City Council chambers, the issue of race has spilled over into the contest for mayor of this St. Louis suburb and produced a uniquely tense campaign.

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Cuba Releases Informal Economy Numbers

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Communist Cuba has issued what appears to be the first public report on prices and inflation in the private sector, in an unusually realistic acknowledgment of the key role the informal economy plays in island life.

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China Issues Most Wanted List of Rioters

Posted: 03/21/2008 - China issued a "Most Wanted" list of 21 rioters Friday - shown in grainy photos waving knives and fighting during last week's violence over Chinese rule in Tibet. Thousands of troops continued to push into western China to contain unrest.

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Dice-K Mania Resurfaces in Japan

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Terry Francona knows how Daisuke Matsuzaka must be feeling when thousands of fans go wild for him in his native land.

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Ill. Man Nabbed in Stolen Doughnut Van

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A bevy of officers chased a doughnut delivery van at speeds up to 100 mph before arresting the driver at gunpoint, authorities said.

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Euthanasia Advocate's Autopsy Uncertain

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Results were inconclusive for an autopsy performed on the body of a woman found dead days after French authorities denied her euthanasia request, the Dijon prosecutor said Friday.

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Star Explodes Halfway Across Universe

Posted: 03/21/2008 - The explosion of a star halfway across the universe was so huge it set a record for the most distant object that could be seen on Earth by the naked eye.

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Tribune Said to Consider Sale of Newsday

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Just three months after taking Tribune Co. private, CEO Sam Zell already is considering selling off one of its biggest properties, the Long Island-based newspaper Newsday, according to news reports.

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Curry Leads Davidson Past Gonzaga

Posted: 03/21/2008 - It took 39 years, but Davidson is back as a player in the NCAA tournament, thanks to a dynamic guard with a magic touch that none of the big schools wanted.

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Bernard Sets 100M Freestyle Record

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Alain Bernard shattered the 100-meter freestyle world record Friday with a time of 47.60 seconds at the European swimming championships.

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Russian Journalist Killed

Posted: 03/21/2008 - A television journalist was found dead in a Moscow apartment Friday with a belt around his neck and numerous stab wounds - a grisly murder that reinforces Russia's image as one of the most dangerous countries for reporters.

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Musharraf's Allies Withdraw PM Candidate

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Allies of President Pervez Musharraf said Friday they would withdraw their candidate for Pakistan's prime minister as a "goodwill gesture" to followers of slain leader Benazir Bhutto who now dominate parliament.

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Lawyer Scruggs' Son Guilty in Miss.

Posted: 03/21/2008 - The last defendant in the bribery case that brought down powerful plaintiffs' attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs - his son - pleaded guilty Friday in a deal with federal prosecutors that could keep him out of prison.

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McCain Meets Sarkozy, Comments on China

Posted: 03/21/2008 - Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain said Friday that China is harming its world image with its crackdown in Tibet and expressed hope Beijing would seek a peaceful solution to the crisis.

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Bomb Targets Christian Pastor's Home

Posted: 03/21/2008 - The teenage son of a Christian pastor was seriously wounded when a package bomb delivered to the family's West Bank home went off in his hands, Israeli officials said Friday.

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