NBC News articles 2004 december


Scientists reconstruct ancestral genetic codeLaw schools win ban over military recruitingAre more students heading overseas for college?Kids to get prizes for healthy lunch choicesH-P touts software to slow wormsAccused immigrant smugglers go on trialProtesters in Canada Express Anger at BushU.S. generals told of detainee abuse earlyA pharaoh's firstborn son is resurrectedNext-generation Russian spaceship unveiledWillingham didn't deserve this shabby treatmentPalestinian bombmaker gets 67 life termsInsurgent waits to fight another daySerb leader survives reported attackChina's mines putting profit ahead of safetyGroup criticizes curbs on condoms amid AIDSStocks slip but still post best month of '04Press corps uses strategy on BushMicrosoft opening Bangalore research centerIBM seals European deals worth $1 billionSamsung tops Motorola in cell phone salesRussia, NASA OK space station's next crewRudy Giuliani to open investment bankData paint rosy picture for fourth quarterCamels may overrun Australian OutbackJet crashes in Indonesia, killing at least 26ESPN to launch mobile phone serviceKosher slaughterhouse accused of crueltyToyota recalls over 90,000 CelicasBlockbuster could boost bid for HollywoodCEOs less bullish on economy — surveyAnthem, Wellpoint complete $16.5 billion dealMoscow court keeps Khodorkovsky in jailFlorida proposes extending voting over 11 daysIraq’s Sunni president backs electionFairy tale goes flat for Marine who wed princessManufacturing up for 18th straight monthFDA officials question female sex patchSoldier's statements ruled admissible in abuse caseMending fences in CanadaNew life as flowers for cell phone coversGerman men wear condoms that are wrong sizeShooting erupts near Powell meeting in HaitiGizmo may help blind cross streetMicrosoft to open research center in IndiaUnusual chemical traces found in some foodScientists tie heat waves to greenhouse gasesPentagon boosts forces in Iraq to highest levelFord, GM sales fall; Chrysler posts another gainUS senator urges UN's Annan to step downAfter Fallujah: What's next?India faces off against AIDS epidemicSharon in jeopardy after loss on budgetDid close encounter shape solar system?Young Americans create 'families' of friendsHIV rising among U.S. gay, bisexual menMarijuana may increase risk of psychosisObese patients overwhelm diagnostic machines'The Abrams Report' for Nov. 30Round-the-world flight to start in KansasCavity fighter approved for human testing'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Nov. 30FDA recommends approval of leukemia drugSen. Corzine to run for governor in N.J.Economy improved over past month, Fed saysThe most expensive hotels in the United StatesSavings Sleuth: End of security net for fliersHoliday air travel forecast: Good fares, crowded skiesTips for enjoying family road tripsBetter deals for Americans found on European sitesSplash of the TitansThe very best in first-class serviceBest rate? No guaranteesThe most expensive hotels in the United States'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Nov. 30'Deborah Norville Tonight' for Nov. 30'Scarborough Country' for Nov. 30How the colonists did brain surgeryFather of Dutch queen diesRare bird may have just gone extinctBritain says body not that of HassanWorld AIDS Day observed around the globeTraumatic hurricane season draws to a closeProtect yourself from the fluTenet criticizes separate intelligence chiefCalPERS president ousted from postPenalty phaseof Peterson trialbegins after delayGovernment argues for holding detaineesInjured Iraq war vets don't look for pityBush: U.N. must come clean on Iraq oil scandalWomen are key to reversing AIDS epidemic‘I do, I do’ — but not yetFormer Bush campaign official indictedTom Brokaw's parting thoughtsSchiavo case goes to Supreme CourtChurch criticizes networks over gay ad‘Ballutes’ could ease future space arrivalsFBI searches office of pro-Israel groupWho’s stealing SpongeBob?Authorities are baffledLawyer comes forward as confidential sourceGay pastor defends her call to ministryHigh winds rake NortheastSome abstinence programs misleadingAustralian police patrol streets of PNG capitalFront office, not Gibbs, is biggest problemRedskins really need a 12th man; and 13thACLU seeks FBI files on investigationsTeens complain of on-the-job harassmentMexico moves to halt bloody Cancun drug warTwo bomb blasts shake Nepal’s capitalWidows face U.S. deportationFast Internet service for the peopleTo buy or lease?Legislating your sex lifeBritish MP wins Saddam libel suitMount St. Helens top Washington polluterStocks surge as crude oil prices plungeResearchers ‘tap’ mushrooms for rubber'Blog' most popular word on Web dictionaryMicrosoft jumps on blogging bandwagonFDA panel delays approval of new female sex drugDrunken pilot imprisoned for erratic flightGoogle enhances discussion groupsRetailers report disappointing Nov. salesPolish official: EU health policy ‘communist’Study: Several ultrasounds won't hurt babyJobless claims rise but still show recoveryECB keeps interest rates unchangedReprieve for woman on Texas' Death RowUnder Gutierrez, Kellogg explored Cuba tradeTampa ranked deadliest for street crossingsPower giant endorses greenhouse gas curbsHearing closed in smothering of Iraqi generalBush rejects delaying Iraq voteBush picks Neb. governor as ag secretaryNo decline in Amazon deforestationU.S. factory orders rose in OctoberThieves dress in NATO outfits, steal $1.3 millionReport: States misspending anti-smoking cashGrowth rate of health-care spending levels offMore experts question drug safety systemBrokaw's departure turning point for newsMultiple births a health risk, study findsA return to America's founding principlesFamed New York hoteloffers $10,000 martiniSnow's days numbered in Bush administration?Unfinished business in BosniaBeware the tax trap with mutual fundsCollege bans alcohol after drinking death‘Black Monday’ is a banner day for e-tailers20 years later, Bhopal still isn't settledRegulator: Bhopal could happen in U.S.Police say no arrest in Wichita serial killingsMan can't conceal weapon because pants too tightAll-cereal restaurant opens in Philadelphia44 percent of Americans take prescription drugs'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 1Defibrillator market getsa jump start'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 1'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 1Rover's findings revive life-on-Mars questionsHalf-brother appeals for Peterson's life'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 1'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 1Q&A: What's up with Social Security?Tough holiday season for 82nd AirborneBush had campaign funds to spareFrist campaign lost $500,000 in marketSports Without a SoulSolana says Ukraine mediators may meet next weekBenzene may pose risk in the workplaceTarget may face backlash over Salvation Army callBrian Williams takes over as new anchorDancing in the HighlandsMethodist clergy defrocks lesbian ministerTop ten game show winners of all timeRed meat linked to rheumatoid arthritisBrazilians find dinosaur linked to EuropeBush to tap Kerik for security chiefConsumers could get caught under falling dollarBin Laden’s trail cold, U.S. acknowledgesGay Americans see trouble aheadDanforth resignsas U.N. ambassadorAppeals court strips Pinochet of immunityInfineon execs to plead guilty for price fixingDepartment stores stock upon latest gadgetsComcast to offer music videos on demandApple launches iTunes in CanadaMicrosoft issues Internet Explorer patchU.N. worker responds to his accusersInvestigator details chargesU.N. worker accused of genocide in RwandaBallerina Alicia Markova dead at 93Toddlers targeted for video gamesViolent video games pulled from prisonBrian Williams begins a ‘new era’A bogus bereavement fareText of Danforth’s resignation letterFBI: No sign dead prosecutor met with anyoneBig row over tiny humansBush calls for full U.N. oil-for-food probeNASA, Russians forging a deal for rides‘Pyramid of Moon’ yields up grisly secretsU.S. uses evidence gained by torturePromises, promisesFull hotel, half a roomSuit filed to block new Oglala Sioux presidentAide takes blame for tax return provisionThe day of reckoning is finally hereA rough ride for Schwinn BicycleMiami's Hester: ‘I cannot be stopped’General cites ‘opportunity’ for abuse at U.S. jailsUkraine parliament wants troops out of IraqProtests mark Bhopal 20th anniversaryPhilippine storm deaths blamed on loggingAmerica's oldest person dies at age 114BBC admits Dow 'interview' was a hoaxMicrosoft files seven new spam lawsuitsIntel raises fourth-quarter revenue outlookIBM reportedly puts PC business on blockRecord settlement in Calif. church abuse caseLatest report on employment disappointingBush says Kerik is right man to protect AmericaNew concern Iran developing long-range missileGerman police release fourth Allawi plot suspectNapster creator touts legal file sharingThe changing face of skin careRussia says it may hit terrorists beyond bordersOil slide, gloomy data leave stocks mixedKerik has confronted dangers for decadesLooking inside the mind of a suicide bomberOrganic food sales see healthy growthDeath-row inmate freed after 17 yearsService sector continues growthThompson resigns with grim warningEx-NYSE director sued for $1.8 billionTeens targeted in drugged driving campaignNew method helps map women’s happinessHamas hints it might soften on statehoodExplosions in Madrid; ETA suspectedBiotech bug-busters work on art treasuresSupreme Court to hear cable Internet caseIntel bill hung up on control, asylum issuesActivists unhappy with U.S. budgetNintendo gets touchy feelyGOP aims to bust up the filibuster rules'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 2'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 2'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 2'Deborah Norville Tonight' for Dec. 2'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 2Dems claim 2004 fund-raising victoryAll apologies, or not, onlineBush's Ohio win narrower than thoughtHawaii seniors most health conscienceHow much caffeine is too much?Sweet success for Splenda results in tight supplyJupiter plays hide-and-seek behind moonTreasures of King Tut to tour in U.S.Highlights, history, saxophones and scandalBird not likely to get endangered statusNASA chief meets Chinese counterpartU.N. sees 'more and more' signs that Rwandan troops are in CongoPowell praises UN chief after days of cautionPayback in ParadiseSchool bus driver fired for stem cell talkTutoring gets good marks from investorsWhat are your holiday shopping plans?Smaller ski resorts growing in popularityRumsfeld to stay as defense chiefNavy investigating new Iraqi prisoner photosWash. Democrats to fund recount for governorA new look for the penny?Meth’s aphrodisiac effect adds to drug's allureAla. voters reject killing segregation languageArmy deserter to live on wife’s islandA fight rages over rain-damaged homesEBay adds want ads to auction siteRed Herring founder tries 'blogozine'Colombian drug kingpin extradited to U.S.Bush signs Internet access tax ban into lawU.S. court says Interior Dept. can stay onlineHearing on death of Iraqi prisoner haltedNew study offers hopefor paralysis patientsLycos disables spam-fighting screensaverDiCaprio takes on Howard HughesEPA: Up to $280 billion to fix waste sitesChina launches nuclear sub for ICBMsBoat carrying Dominican migrants capsizesPentagon expanding missile shieldBonds' recent records are worthlessBonds, and McGwire,deserve big asterisksDoping problem isn't that cut and dried9/11, Iraq have tempered tough cop KerikMcCain wants MLBto act immediatelyCollege basketball's mid-major debateArtifacts missing from National ArchivesIn Iraq, a sharp shift from killing to kindnessU.S., allies in flurry of N. Korean diplomacyTwo new stem cell options presentedFmr. U.S. prisons in Iraq head ordered to testifyBush, Musharraf discuss alliance, bin LadenUkraine’s central bank eyes currency rulesCargo plane ditches in Miami suburb lakeDetroit Zoo elephants retiring in CaliforniaSprings policeman killed in fatal shooting of transientQ&A with Viktor YushchenkoPalestinian PM condemns Israel over raidsLive from Death ValleyCatalogs are thriving in the e-commerce ageBush presses for intel reformFrench police to stop using training explosivesGhost cane nets $65,000 on eBayAlleged Taliban fighter goes before tribunalMistakes marked Tillman's 'friendly fire' deathMusharraf: Bin Laden's location unknownBush sees technology as fix for global warmingThailand drops paper birds on Muslim southRoadside bomb kills 11 soldiers in KashmirLegislator takes stand for militaryGOP, Democrats trade La. congressional seatsMine explosion kills 23 in KazakhstanConvicted Israeli spy, 6 Egyptians freed in swapKiev protesters look beyond new voteKerry gives money to support Democratic racesTranscript for Dec. 5Jaded sports fansare the real crisisLeukemia pill shows 86 percent remissionCongress approves sweeping intelligence reformWill the rally roll through December?Economists hopeful despite jobs reportBlue-state public pension funds counter GOPU.S. gas prices continue fallingIndia actively courting foreign investorsU.S. official: Economy to grow 4 percent for ’04Canada to probe missing airport uniformsReport: Britain wins support for Mideast talksGenerals see no 'silver bullet' to fight insurgentsDeLay's push helps deliver NASA fundsArmy glossed over Tillman's ill-fated missionPolice arrest mystery woman who sold flu shotsMost coral reefs under threat, some resilientSex often the price for passage to U.S.Soldier surrenders after threat to blow up depotSaudi cleric condemns U.S. consulate attackGood for the heart, good for the brainFood for thought: Can diet protect memory?Sickle cell study halted in childrenFill 'er up — at home and with hydrogenAbu Ghraib soldier loses his bid to dismiss trialWhy consumers hate mergersMore markets see job gainsBush will replace Treasury's SnowIraq troops who refused order won't face trialSmall bombs set off across SpainTech trash still rarely gets to recyclersFile sharing doesn't hurt most artistsStocks end positive week slightly higherLandlord won't ask Rosa Parks to pay rentLawsuit against military 'don't ask' policyLong-time Wal-Mart executive to retireSlacker FridayBritain tightens antidepressant warningsMore vo-vo-voltage for home holiday displaysPolls show tight race for Palestinian presidencyHigh court rebuffsterror case appealGovernment, publishers fight over access to medical researchDriver sought for questioning in D.C.-area  firesSome teens favor shortened medical programsSome U.S. hospitals outsourcing workNew bioterror food regulations unveiledSolar storms can smack a comet’s tailContest rulesName our new segment!The Science Guy’s latest experimentSEC official expects internal control problemsNew credit card for Jews won’t work on Sabbath'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 3'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 3'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 3'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 3Woman warrior found in Iranian tombE-shoppers spend more this holiday seasonFire your travel agentJust following ordersLost my rental in a hurricaneRecounts pending as Ohio certifies Bush victoryObese passengers break seats on cruise linerSalvaging my lost cruiseA debit memo debacleDelayed bill is a paneDead men don't flyInto the heart of the SepikA penny for your thoughts ...The 'sign here' scamPlaying the name gameSoldiers sue over extended enlistmentsRumsfeld stays to complete work ‘not finished’Silicone breast implants to get second chanceUpgrade your home theater for the holidaysMonster Thickburger met with mixed reactionJury says Scott Peterson should dieWhat do you think of the Monster Thickburger?Unity in the VirginAfghans swear in Karzai under tight securityYahoo!, Google search for competitive edgePlastic beats paper as check-writing declinesHints of 9,000-year-old wine found in ChinaBangkok's peace message rebuffedHow do you pay the bills?Princess Diana tapes: Part 2Princess Diana tapes: Part 3Princess Diana tapes: Part 4Princess Diana tapes: Part 5Sonoma Valley's unusual gardenCypress Gardens, Florida reopensHummer H2 investigated for defectsCelebrex may be safer than Vioxx, study findsDiCaprio takes on Howard Hughs: Part 2Court: Officer can be fired for making sex videoU.S. students behind the curve in mathKhatami admits reforms have failedHigh court weighs bias claim in death caseForeigners enter Iraq for ‘martyr’ missionsFamilies react to their loved ones 'martyrdom'Brain wave technology could change lives9/11 ruled as two events for insurance purposesTask force threatened personnel over Iraq abuseDrug lord’s lawyer: Fair U.S. trial ‘impossible’Birth month linked to MS risk in studyMedicare reveals drug plan coverage mapPorn processor settles deceptive-billing chargesEx-CIA chief Gates warns on cyberterrorBrand-name drug prices inch upMilitary radio signals could jam garage door openersClicked: Hillbilly punditryAirlines criticize new security rulesSalinas murder likely business, not politicsDiocese of Spokane files for bankruptcyNASA still puzzles over shuttle repair planHigh-rise fire may have claimed historic photosRobotic fix for Hubble challengedFujitsu, Cisco form development allianceAmazon.com experiences sporadic outagesMass. firm offers lifetime phone serviceDell cuts prices on U.S. corporate productsBellSouth to offer faster DSL speedTapes reveal more from Princess DianaShiites closing ranks as election nearsShiite clergy push vote in IraqNavy: Some SEALs photos for intel purposesCommander sees changing role for U.S. troopsAdvocates for newborns win Calif. lotteryPearl Harbor survivors mark anniversaryHow do the Wizards already have 10 wins?Israel, Palestinians agree on elections formatSchool that awarded MBA to cat suedBCS remains sticky, stinky situationReport: CIA offers bleak Iraq assessmentGhana votes for new president, parliamentChemicals dealer accused of supplying SaddamOverparentingU.S. rejects Russian charge of meddling4 survivors dug out from Philippines rubbleJ&J in talks to buy Guidant for $24 billionIndiana woman survives impaling by metal rodU.S. army deserter begins new life in JapanIBM sells PC business to China's LenovoEnergy invention nets scholarship for teenWhy lost sleep affects weight gainColgate execs get perks amid job cutsBBC slashing 3,000 jobsProductivity growth slows in third quarterDowngrades, oil rise leave stocks mixedAmerican abroad? Try traveling CanadianBill Clinton helps launch search engineGlobal Crossing case may be endingSpitzer to run for New York governorU.S. job-cut plans rose further in NovemberHonda gets activists' 'greenest' awardFirms develop dual-format DVDsNell on EarthCargo plane stowaway gets 8 months in prisonThief pepper-sprays Wal-Mart shoppersChina bans game that recognizes TaiwanPutin skeptical of Iraqi election timetableRegulators to widen mutual fund probeReport: Accutane maker ignored warningComet becomes visible to the naked eyeIntel bill sets stage for GOP turmoilAnti-terrorism costs hidden in utility bills'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 6'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 6'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 6'Deborah Norville Tonight' for Dec. 6Bush rallies U.S. forces in California'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 6Unlikely match results in octopus surpriseChina eyes local firms for 2nd maglev trainShould you be able to buy from any winery?Students star in ‘Mummy Autopsy’Heady days for the 'Orange Revolution'Between the mountain wallsConsumer credit rose $7.7 billion in Oct.20 more gilded mummies found in EgyptBigger babies get no break later onStudy links lead exposure to cataracts in menObesity may threaten health care systemFor Hispanics, race “goes beyond” skin colorJ.C. Penney, Kohl's vie for value shoppersForeign flu shots on the wayJudge questions Scrushy over gag orderLetter blasts Guantanamo techniques in 2002Tipster turns down reward for murder arrestA police exercise with the stuff of mysteryBest resorts for early season snowWho should replace Dan Rather?efforts in academy sex assault casesTougher cyber security measures urgedCongress investigates MedicaidCheney: ‘We’re going to get it done’ in IraqMedicare drug card enrollment falls shortProgress reported on IRA arms talksHow a ‘safe haven’ could help save HubbleBaker retiring as ambassador to JapanAnnan rejects calls for his resignationDiscarded pipe blamed for river oil spillIntelligence director's control a concernU.S.: Iraq rebels aided by sources in SyriaIBM deal puts Lenovo on global stageIntel says it has put missteps behind itIt took indictments, but MLB changingLosing starting to take its toll in PhillyMan guilty of teen carrier’s kidnap, murderPakistan tests nuclear-capable missileHospital denies report on Ukraine poisoningLittle progress in fighting world hungerIraq, Jordan see threat to election from IranDude, you can't be serious!NASA’s longest-serving astronaut to retireStocks slump amid data, merger rumorsStudy shows it’s tough to change sleep habitsSelling smellsvia the InternetBush: Soldiers’ equipmentgripes heardU.S. mortgage applications rose last weekAOL cuts 750 jobs; most are in VirginiaMerck sees 2005 profit hurt by VioxxFed-up parentsgo on strikeover kids' lazinessAir Force’s top lawyer faces scrutinyA whimsical ‘event’ for an insurance giantBlair reportedly lobbying Bush for new global warming treatyFamous hawks evicted from Manhattan homeZoo lets gorillas pay last respects to companionGifts of good healthMaking a mint at the U.S. MintChurch outrage over Beckhams' Nativity sceneNew breast cancer drug may improve survivalNASA van rolls into canyon in So Cal; 3 deadU.S. gives $20 million to Palestinian Authority9/11 Families Weep As House Passes Intelligence ReformEmployment picture improved in OctoberMost Fla. voters believe ballots correctly talliedRegulator warns of risky home-equity investingWineries call old law sour grapesChicken genome should shed light on human DNANurses capture top spot in honesty, ethics pollJapan protests N. Korean lie about abducteeWhat does Marwan Barghouti want?Digital beauty contest crowns a real-life starTech firms, FBI to fight 'phishing' scamsEnergy experts issue roadmap'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 7Holy row over celebrity Nativity in London'Hardball wth Chris Matthews' for Dec. 7Volcanic activity possible on distant ice world'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 7What are these companies saying about you?Scientists identify key gene linked to HIV'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 7Netsky worm was worst virus of yearEli Lilly launches online clinical trial registryScience panel wants shuttle sent to fix HubbleGroup formulates plan to enliven National MallKing Abdullah II of JordanScientists develop quick bird-flu testBush asks John Snow to remain at TreasuryRumsfeld inquisitor not one to bite his tongueJapan's princess 'recovering' from royal stressStrange-voiced whale wanders PacificMaking “first contact” through picturesJapan to resume space rocket launchesNo. 2 at Interior is resigningJordan’s Abdullah concerned Iraq may tilt toward TehranBush signs off on $388 billion spending billHow shifting sands could swallow you upFull missile defense test plannedXM, Sirius vie for satellite radio listenersParents of teen slain by Hamas get millionsDreamWorks posts quarterly profitPygmy chimpanzee may be near extinction, experts sayIsrael begins celebrating HanukkahWar vets suffer frequent head traumaMedicare hot line fails government testGirl with digestive disease denied CommunionCourt considers challenge to cattle adsA geek's guide to kitchen gleeYoung men are warned about laptop riskReporters go to court to avoid jail in leak caseWoman appeals ruling in lesbian custody fightDisgruntled troops complain to RumsfeldSenators condemn mystery spy projectPrivate-spaceflight bill signed into lawIllini felt along they could be the 1Judge: Condit must reveal sexual historyAustralia defends 'wash for fuel' deal30 hurt in Egypt religious conversion disputeAttacks sabotage Iraq reconstructionEx-Marine: Comrades 'enjoyed the killing’Mothers of 9/11 victims pushed intel billKiller reportedly obsessed with Pantera'Hillbilly armor' protects 278thAlaska spill may not be as bad as fearedMusicians are making tracks to video gamesEurope urged to help more in Iraq, AfghanistanChildren under attack from AIDS, war, povertyCongress Passes Bill Allowing Space ToursA Mustang's sally into historyA guide to great SUVsIRA says willing to fully disarm this monthWall Street resumes December rallyKerik made millions from agency contractorMore U.S. Soldiers Survive War WoundsOPEC agrees to cut oil overproductionButane lighters to be banned from airline flightsCongress frees Internet subsidies for schoolsBuyouts seen as GM cuts Europe workforceShiites form coalition of candidates for Iraq voteSmoking is bad for the brain, study findsJobless claims rise for second weekDollar rallies for a third straight dayDemocrats to press Ohio voting probeProcter & Gamble ups sales forecastsDrilling bids set for national forest in UtahDubai Ports buys CSX terminals unitBush continues to shape Cabinet for second termFrench government sells Air France-KLM stakePetroleum demand to grow 37% by 2025 — EIACanada Supreme Court rules for gay marriageWholesale inventories rose 1.1 percent'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 8Costco reports higher earnings, sales'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 8U.S. hunt for 'pen jihadist' ends'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 8'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 8London says Madrid-style bombing thwartedBush rules out tax hike to fund Social SecurityTSA widens testof biometric IDsPowell rules out run for political officeBeauty is relative, and relatives are beautifulStudy: Best to wait to install defibrillatorsWidely used Parkinson's drug may slow diseaseDisney backs Blu-Ray format as DVD successorPolitical parties top global corruption surveyStates easing sentencing lawsKitten survives 275-mile ride next to car engineHoliday injuries: You better watch out ...Japan extends troops in Iraq for a yearCats and dogs OK'd to cohabitate in Utah townVermont college students fight to bare allPet shops offer new toys for HanukkahCar insurance confusionFla. man dies after hospital removes ventilatorAmazon launches DVD rental service in U.K.Sprint in talks to buy Nextel for $36 billionN.Y. man's ‘Bobisms’ strike chord in ChinaWhat is America's top-secret spy program?Official dies after fall from atop moving carLuxury travel giftsHarley-Davidson CEO dismountsPainkiller Bextra to get new warning on labelReporter gets 6 months home confinementVideo games help calm kids before surgeryThere's no business like snow businessP&G boosts price of Folgers by 14 percentIsrael’s Labor opens way for Sharon allianceNew antibiotic offers hope for TB treatmentStation crew has to cut back on foodGalleries from the Digital VillageCanadian court allows gay marriageDogsledding in MaineBest Buy, Circuit City go gadget to gadgetPickering retires from federal benchLess-severe surgery can track cancer's spreadMarine charged with desertionU.S. envoy voices confidence in AnnanThere is a God, leading atheist concludesNew cable network targets Muslim AmericansLack of armor sign of the times in IraqNew Yorkers pay their respects to fallen heroPolice: More than 1 arsonist in D.C.-area firesWash. court rules against eavesdropping momScientists watch wild monkeys using toolsTremors may signal California quakesU.S. may recall 600,000 Dodge trucksMissing link spotted in planet formationAgencies study plutonium power planAustralian held at Guantanamo details abuseOfficials: Pilots at risk for laser blindness2 Mizzou students charged with opossum abuseBush charts second-term strategyNotre Dame? Not-so-golden opportunityEarly signings bolster open marketFunctional fashion helps fliersTo beat Eagles, use a lot of grit, a little luck9/11 measure expands police powersCoal mine blast in China kills 33Plane lands on truck, crashes onto highwayBogus e-mail worries users of cell phonesHaitian rebel gang leader arrested in MiamiJapan defense plan shifts pacifist stanceNobel prize awarded to environmentalistAn ambush on U.S. troops and an electionHistoric U.S. commercial flight to VietnamBlast kills at least 10 in southwestern PakistanDollar rises against the yen and euroMight terrorists use laser beams on pilots?Grasso suit sent back to state courtWholesale prices rose 0.5% in NovemberWall Street boosted by a late-day rallyYahoo adds tool to search hard drivesPoll: Fewer Americans see democratic IraqCalcium's role in cancerAgency seeks recall of 600,000 Dodge vehiclesU.S. soldier gets 3 years for killing IraqiCamera phone clicks could bring jail sentenceDelphi announces plans to cut 8,500 jobsJ&J and Guidant seen close to dealSad Serb axes penis, then regrets decisionAirbus owners approve new long-range jetPaper backs reporter tied to Rumsfeld grillingBush names pick for energy secretaryDrunk Briton nabbed for terror costume prankBridging a gap in understanding in HarlemReport: Genetic link to depression exploredBreast cancer test may predict chemo benefitHepatitis C cluster near Baltimore probedU.S. consumer sentiment gains in Dec.Insurgent attacks kill 5 in BaghdadYour guide to a ‘gem’ of a meteor showBerlusconi acquitted of corruption chargesHonda sees hybrid sales doubling in 2005Justices to review foreigners on death rowCalif. crackdown on dirty diesel trucksFewer teens engaging in sex, study findsLawyers' group accuses Mugabe of crimesGift options for the filmmaker in your life'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 9Inside Walter Reed'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 9'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 9'Deborah Norville Tonight' for Dec. 9Call for equity for indigenous women'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 9DreamWorks, Pixar dominatedigital animationNew policy stalls permits for foreign nursesSecrets of genetic disease hidden in clamsThe things that matter mostResearchers rescuing a blue crab bountyU.S. says North Korea may be ready to talkFord expands recall of small SUVs to 600,000Travel for Single WomenPowell: Mideast talks can’t be rushedLook ... up in the sky! It’s a triple axel!Outdoor Vacations for FamiliesLive tree sales fall as fake market growsDoubts dog U.S. presidential resultsIce Age mammoth flute found in GermanyMinnesotans grapple with snowless seasonCounting calories on your mobile phoneRehnquist to administer oath to BushU.S. soldiers take complaints to new levelNBC: U.S. to boost armored Humvee outputRules to favor builders over endangered speciesAncient gold mask going back to PeruAbu Ghraib prison abuse case movedPhoto finish at the Digital VillageDaimlerChrysler recalls Durango, DakotaMilitary hardware wearing faster than expectedBlue state blues cure in Canada?Venezuela military plane crashesFrankel sentenced to more than 16 yearsJury resumes deliberating Peterson’s sentenceHow can you drive safely in fog?Crash test highlights redesignsBilly Crystal gets personalHigh court agrees to hear file-sharing disputeSchools struggle to give promised transfersCambodian sex workers rescued, then abductedNew university based on Mayan wisdomNavy jet misidentified before shootdownExpert: U.S. distorted N. Korea evidenceKerik apologizes for withdrawingKerik's not the first to face nanny problemsGet ready to throw out Marino's TD markCourt acquits Indian chief hanged in 1858Inauguration to give troops high profileDetainee hearings yield new details, disputesPakistani forces capture top militantU.S. launches Afghan winter offensiveNew stealth spy satellite debated on HillFear hamstrings intel quest in northern IraqYushchenko poisoned by most harmful dioxinVt. gov. wants nude statue out of StatehouseShark kills fisherman at Australia’s Barrier ReefText of Bernard Kerik’s letterTaiwan's pro-independence parties suffer upsetIn Sudan, a peace force with no powerDoctors declare Bush 'fit for duty'Official raises suspicion over Arafat’s deathBig fight looms over Social Security overhaulPortugal's government quits before elections10-year-old arrested, handcuffed over scissorsThe 25 movies that literally moved usThe 25 Movies that literally moved usThe 25 movies that literally moved usThe 25 movies that literally moved usThe 25 movies that literally moved us70 parties registered for Iraq electionsGrenade explodes at Bollywood concertU.S. commanders welcome new HumveesWhite House pins blame on KerikSchottenheimer gets a change in forecastU.S. eyes ouster of U.N. nuclear chiefGay-marriage advocates protest King marchFrogs open door to icy mysteryStrong earthquake rocks southern JapanEarthquake shakes Caribbean islandsBush speechwriter defends faith languageIn an Iraqi ER, doctors attend to disasterRomeos told not to post notes on Juliet’s houseBlast in Philippines market kills at least 15Israel to free scores of Palestinian prisonersU.S. forces run marathon in Taliban strongholdIranians convicted for al-Qaida tiesAbbas: Palestinians sorry for backing SaddamMany Iraqis confused ahead of January voteA year after Saddam capture, rebels fight onTranscript for Dec. 12NASA chief submits resignationSaddam deputieson hunger strikeGraham warns Bush on Social Security reform'Manmade beauties' prepare for first pageantAirborne cell phone ban likely to stay, for nowStar power converges in 'Meet the Fockers'Romanian prime minister concedes defeatWall Street looks ahead to FedSpanish leader to be grilled on train bombingsMormon author disciplined by churchThird body found in Utah avalanches80-year-old rescued after 18 hours in seaSenate GOP braces for filibuster battleGermany struggles to win 9/11 casesMilitary scrambles to meet repair demandsTibetans take on tall order of Everest cleanupYankton's Kavan Places Third At Foot Locker FinalGazelles Blast Past TigersOracle to acquire PeopleSoft for $10.3 billionProtester attacks controversial nativity sceneWhite Houseknew Kerik had ‘colorful past’Study links key protein to psoriasisBuyout groups eye Toys ‘R’ UsStocks end a mildly negative week lowerEuropeans take dim view of Bush re-electionUnocal to settle human rights lawsuitsSport this cool gear on the slopes this yearRetail sales edged up in NovemberSony PSP all but sold out in 1st dayBritons flock to U.S. for holiday shopping dealsAOL to create standalone browserSaddam's ‘spider hole’ remains unfilledThe hot race for Hot Wheels'BitTorrent' gives Hollywood a headacheHoneywell to buy U.K.'s Novar for $1.7 billionWeb store scores with one-item-onlyDaimlerChrysler, GM ink hybrid-engine dealFears mount for missing retireesThieves targeting gardens with rare plantEgypt unveils 2,500-year-old tombBush picks EPA chief as HHS secretaryCardinal Health to slash 4,200 jobsU.S. tourists suffer European sticker shockU.S. defends treatment of Afghan prisonersSEC won’t punish Global Crossing founderHigh court rejects killer's bid for new trialMurder surge appears to be abating, FBI saysSARS vaccine ready to be tested in U.S.Bombardier chief executive Tellier quitsFormer Chilean dictator Pinochet indictedFlu shot supply grows as demand dwindlesGates Foundation aids high-tech malaria study3Com to buy TippingPoint for about $430MOhio presidential vote challengedEnd of the line for Ford's mammoth Excursion?Which ‘Apprentice’ will be hired?Saddam deputies end hunger strikeCollege groups feel political burnout after electionYour messages to the troops'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 10'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 10'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 10Flu-shot arrest raisesbioterror concerns'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 10Team effort to get school supplies to Iraqi kidsFace of the year: David GrahamAbandoned AIDS orphans struggle with stigmaToday in history: December 13Blast said to target Hamas activist in SyriaMars findings stir ‘second genesis’ debateKillings prompt U.N. to suspend Sudan workFrench actor'stragedy  grips nationS.F. Zoo gives up its last elephantNuclear-powered space missions evaluatedFrench ban on religious display hits sweetsAttendance at theme parks increasesMicrosoft debuts desktop search toolSort-of Slacker FridayNIH researcher seekswhistleblower protectionFed rate hikes getting to be a habitSmell test may predict Alzheimer’s diseaseStopping some drugs may raise heart attack riskStudy: Christmas is deadliest day of the yearThe spas of BohemiaClicked: Let's go to the videoFrance pulls plug on Hezbollah broadcasterMars rover rises from crater for new trekHigh-tech forecasting system to pinpoint roads1 in 10 bird species faces extinction by 2100Gas prices drop for seventh straight weekWash. court rejects Democratic suit in recountRumsfeld under fire over IraqRadio hears profit in holiday musicMSNBC-TV: ‘In some ways, very sad’Low-cal diet may protect against Parkinson’sConviction in slaying of N.Y. millionaireTarget bans Salvation Army solicitationsLow-carb diets already on waneWWII hero ‘Jumpin’ Joe’ diesPakistan: No evidence bin Laden in countryRehnquist pares down work on back casesU.S. opposes new term for ElBaradeiOohs and ahs over Martian rocks and cloudsTerror trial lawyers spar over key witnessPeterson’s demeanor troubled jurorsEx-Bush campaign official indictedSoldier fighting extension reported hospitalizedVideo games go live for annual awards showMarvel signs superhero cell phone gaming dealCell phone games get fancier, more socialChina detains 2 prominent dissidentsNew domains given preliminary OKSweden, Ireland and Britain leaders in ITGoogle scores legal win in online ad caseAmericans enticed by digital cameras'Pirates of the Internet' is new class lessonUnited Airlines cuts nonunion pay, benefitsThe life and times of an online gamerSetting tech limits is vital, experts sayMore information but less truth?Always online -- and always talkingGeneration raised on Internet comes of ageMexican town beats back ratsTechnology allows sex selectionRoad to Baghdad a highway of hazardsHearings examine soldiers' conductExpos G.M. should have spending spreeTaking holy war into cyberspaceGoogle to scan books from major librariesCubs talk to ‘5 or 6teams’ about SosaToday in history: December 14Bumper sticker advocates anti-Hmong violenceIn Europe, bad feelings for AmericansIAEA chief: Mideast must be nuke-freeHead-on collision of trains in India kills 37Afghans catch Taliban chief's bodyguardDonors at Laci benefit applaud jury’s decisionExcuses, excusesVerizon gets Vodafone OK for Sprint bidJustice Dept. seeks to seize Adelphia assetsJudges quiz former Iraqi regime membersSony, Samsung to cross-license patentsUS Airways attendants OK job actionsSuit claims software shouldn't be copyrightedU.S. small business optimism at 20-year highFrance opens world's tallest bridgeU.S. trade gap swells to record $55.5 billionJurors: Peterson's stoicism was the final strawBlockbuster to end late fees in 2005Stocks rally on Oracle-PeopleSoft dealSymantec may buy Veritas for $13 billionWorldwide PC market seen doubling by 2010States struggle to prepare for bioterrorismU.S. registers slight gains in science, math'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 13Iran says U.S. could join nuclear program talksSchwarzkopf: We're behind schedule in IraqEgypt signs trade deal with Israel, U.S.First-quarter hiring to grow in 2005Wife regrets husband's $314M lottery windfall‘Big-box’ retailers excel in cyberspacePolar iceberg putting penguins in perilEmployers to keep drug benefits for retireesBush honors trio for ‘pivotal roles in great events’Scientists go prospecting for lunar iceMaryland judge overturns anti-spam lawReaders reveal their holiday dream giftsStudy: Heart patch pulses like the real thingFake Botox shots left 4 paralyzed, says FDAMedicare overpaid nearly $20 billion last yearACLU plans lawsuit over origins of lifeTwin sisters deliver 2 sets of boys on same dayPentagon to deploy ground units next year'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 13Fed hikes rates another quarter-point'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 13Complete text of Fed statement on rates'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 13Will China choke on its car culture?China aims to quadruple nuclear powerChina's energy regulators overwhelmedFor better or worse, China is stuck on coalUS Air Force works on plan for near-space vehicleHollywood sues file-sharing serversMuslim scholar resigns from Notre DameHigh-tech roads forecasting system readyBeetle destroys millions of trees in Mich.NIH dismissed concerns about AIDS treatmentContinental implicated in 2000 Concorde crashNBC: Diabetes vaccine trials to begin soonClimate expert in war of words on warmingGE expects strong growth in 2005Hoping for a cure for Type 1 diabetesFla. man allegedly bites dog as punishmentPeterson execution years away — if it happensU.S. reduces tariffs on Canadian lumberNo relief for salmon in Bush regimenACLU sues over ‘intelligent design’ in Pa.Agency calls TV money man's claims deceptiveClaim: European, Arab radicals trained in IraqAlcoholism, overeating chemically linkedStudy: Two-drug hypertension treatment riskyWarning issued on herbal remedies from IndiaRedwood City recovers from Peterson trialImmigrants to the U.S. arrive thin, get fatCrooks clean out couple’s online bank accountIMAX offers more mainstream filmsBlackBerry maker loses patent rulingOn dating scene, enter the paid ‘friend’Americans turn holidays into binge sessionLawyers seek reversal of Yates convictionOnline bank fraud concerns consumersHelp! My baby won’t sleep!University of Oklahoma to ban alcoholNavy documents detail abuse claimsSkipping college pays off for few teen techiesAIDS research chiefrewrote drug safety reportHawk fan charged with harassing CNN's ZahnScientists set for comet-smashing space missionPlayingthe numbers: The poll bowlWhite House claims Bush wins, but Kerry balksCaymans shaken by strongest quake since 1900Electronic Arts signs exclusive NFL dealTime Warner raising broadband speedsRussians keep working on ‘space parachute’Air Force steps up Iraq cargo flightsU.N. troops storm Haitian slumWith peace like this...Probe sought of spy satellite program leaksProtesters to turn their backs on BushFiscal ideas could drive Bush allies awayOhio offers lessons for 2008Formula for NFL success isn't simpleAmericans possibly targeted in Afghan jailbreak2 Albanians charged in Athens bus hijackingHospital targets the Big MacToday in history: December 15Failure sets back missile defense planWashington’s two types of schoolsIraq defense chief: Iran is ‘number one enemy’Retiree tussles with younger man over swearingSprint, Nextel ink $35 billion dealStocks edge up after Fed raises key rateWhite House missed red flags on KerikJenna Bush reportedly eyes teaching job'Low risk' from natural birthafter CaesareanTime Warner settles with SECChina plans big production of small satellitesSpring coming earlier than it used toToyota Tacoma named truck of the yearMortgage applications fell last weekBattle on to lead Democrats into 2008Study: Saliva may detect oral cancerPeterson case, Jackson firing tarnish lawyer Geragos' starHow mad cow may escape into the bodyDid British minister sing his political obituary?Giant swell draws big-wave surfers to HawaiiLehman earnings rise sharplyBest Buy's earnings jump 21 percentWal-Mart dismisses several executivesIraq election campaign starts; Allawi joins raceHoliday driving surge to make roads riskierThe rush to consumer electronicsCigarette wreath for 105-year-old smokerJapanese 'lap pillow' offers solace to lonely menAirport insecurity?High-speed Net access coming to planesGerman regulators investigating CitigroupWhat is your favorite truck?EPA picks sites to clean PCBs from HudsonKeeping kids active during the holidaysGore's mother dead at 92Brain-mapping project releases first dataCuba demands U.S. remove Christmas lightsBush urges Social Security reformGrave robbers ransack Holy Land historyIsrael agrees to free 170 Palestinian prisonersBush's inauguration to reflect nation at warBritish minister and Blair ally Blunkett resignsHonda robot learns to jogMarriage keeps you healthy, study showsAirport security loses fake bomb in training'San Andreas' hijacksvideo-game awardsRare whales entangled off Atlantic coastNintendo handhelds getting music, videoBerlin presses ahead with Holocaust memorialArmy says it's spending $4 billion on armorFarewell to the CabinetSpring arriving earlier, lilacs sayNanotech makes big strides in life sciences'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 14'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 14'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 14'Deborah Norville Tonight' for Dec. 14'Smart' textiles emerge from nanotech labs'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 14Judge: Ohio blacks weren't denied voteFast response key to controlling pandemicSteinbeck’s hometown closing all its librariesFrench ban religious symbols in public schoolsScientists plan way-out missions to NeptuneOhio recount workers slog through ballotsSatellite ‘safe zone’ isn’t that safe after allStudy finds mixed results from charter schoolsStudies on birth control pill’s benefits flawedInfections may raise heart attack riskU.S. offers North Korea limited talksAdd alcohol to list of holiday diet bustersApproval for Bush, doubts on key issuesU.S. fears Iranian influence in Iraqi electionsIraqi insurgents changing tactics effectively2004 was fourth-warmest year on recordOne mobile company, two mobile standardsEuropean travel with a high-tech accentLowe's hacker sentenced to nine yearsLinux market may grow to $35 billion by 2008White House wants plans for GPS shutdownAsk Jeeves launches desktop search toolFannie board weighs fate of chairman, CFOApple locks out RealNetworks from iPodGOP wins ruling in Wash. governor’s raceH-P, Intel end Itanium development pactArctic Ocean was once downright balmyNanny problem was least of Kerik's woesMan sentenced to die for rape, murderHey D.C.! You want baseball or not?Calif. buffalo returning to home on the rangeFor soldiers, video war a break from real fightToday in history: December 16Many cities willing to take D.C.'s placeWhy Fischer? Icelanders want to repay favorMany FDA scientists had drug concernsAustralia authorities hunt shark that killed teenPurported bin Laden tape posted on WebU.K. high court rules against terror measuresJohnson & Johnson to acquire GuidantSymantec to buy Veritas for $13.5 billionGreenspan declined move to TreasuryKidde OKs takeover by United TechnologiesOPEC sees demand growth slowing next yearKrispy Kreme again misses SEC deadlineStocks end a seesaw session with gainsHousing starts plunge unexpectedlyAnnan says U.N. will help in IraqSaudis use the hard sell for their soft cellsChemical leak forces evacuations near Atlanta10 convicted in German Christmas market plotBush Prepares for Possible GPS ShutdownPain doctor convicted of drug chargesCasino fined for peeping hidden camerasHershey hiking price of candy barsFCC Approves Wireless Access on AirlinersFedEx quarterly profit nearly quadruplesTruck accident spills millions of honeybeesExecutive gift guide 2004Federal election panel picks new leadersSaudi police crush protests against royal familyConcert killer was mentally ill, mother saysGrounded without a refund'The Abrams Report' for Dec. 15'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 15World’s tallest bridge opens to delighted public'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 15'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 15Data lacking on gun-control lawsBeware airport holiday hasslesLooking for fear? It's in your eyes!Mars discoveries lead Science's Top 10 listCompanies must expense options by mid-2005New drug for insomnia approvedWorm disguises itself as holiday greetingGuard to triplere-enlistment bonusesMicrosoft may charge extra for security softwareIraqi candidate lineup takes shapeAnother state mulls video game ban'Mature' football video game in the worksNielsen, Massive team up to track game adsShopping could be healthy this holiday seasonSweets often to blame for holiday poundsWoman died during AIDS drug studyAIDS drug concerns threaten S. Africa programNanotech investors curb their enthusiasmNanotech not new to chip makersHigh-speed wireless network lives up to claimsChile to compensate Pinochet victimsU.N. climate talks end with plan to meet againTurkey, EU talks hung up over Cyprus issueClean power from turkey droppings?Maryland housing arson probed as hate crimeBendy solar panels offer portable powerNASA satellite tracks global air pollutionRetailers target ‘tweens’ more than everAIDS drug test stirs Africa controversyPanel hints at shuttle safety showdownCeremonies mark 1944 Battle of BulgeCollege discontinues 'play the field' postcardA sticky finals-week traditionUtility firms turn to colleges for helpInjured VIP dog is back on four legsLongest-serving astronaut says it's time to fly againNASA chief wins academic post