NBC News articles 2004 february


High-tech helps unravel secrets of the seaColumbia families rely on each otherStrangers linked by Columbia tragedyMSNBC/Reuters Zogby Poll — Feb. 3 statesDisaster frequently has hit Muslim pilgrimageSaddam said useful in U.S. interrogationTranscript for Feb. 1stHonoring the father of Black History MonthMydoom virus scores hit, knocks out siteTears and tributes  mark Columbia anniversaryIsraeli official threatens Islamic leadersFans patiently accept super securityStewart's fortunes linked to co-defendantWal-Mart tired of critics' complaintsOldsmobile dealers ready to bury brandWall Street refocuses on the economySpirit rover uncovers a rocky surpriseAn upbeat season on the earnings frontCounterfeiting cars in ChinaGet ready for the Twinkie TaxFor Bush, a tactical retreat on IraqNew ‘superheavy’ elements reportedBush budget includes $521 billion deficitBrady belongs amongelite NFL quarterbacksComedy is king in Super Bowl adsPakistan denies giving N. Korea nuclear secretsIran's supreme leader orders electoral reviewMSNBC/Reuters Zogby Poll — Feb. 3 statesGroundhog predicts more winter weatherFeds eye charges against Lay, SkillingHalliburton probed over military mealsKerry rolls in five states from East to WestIsraeli PM may move Gaza settlers to West BankConsumers boosted spending in Dec.Woman's car takes her on 75-mile wild rideHead of Australia's biggest bank resignsU.K. defense secretary defends Iraq WMD claimBird flu death toll rises to 12 in AsiaStocks slip amid GDP disappointmentPlate glass blamed for billion bird deaths a yearCall this one the Super Bowl of sleazeManufacturing sector expanded in Jan.Europe could see illegal wildlife trade spikeStewart sold stock after tip, broker's aide saysAsia is traditional cradle of influenzaViacom may spin off BlockbusterJapan's troop deployment stirs debateBBVA  bids for all of Mexico's BancomerE-papers ready for realityLove Those DogsBasketball Diplomacy: From Mao to YaoTackling hypertension, Super Bowl styleBrown decision theme of Black History MonthU.S. sticks to timetable for Iraqi self-ruleA smuggler’s paradiseCountry report: AlbaniaCountry report: BulgariaCountry report: RomaniaLatest low-carb notion: pizza in a canTen smart vehicles for teenagersCan robots look all too human?Have dice, will travelLast minute travelSony to invest $325 million in IBM plantCoders on the campaign trailSCO debuts new site after MyDoom attackOxygen detected at faraway planetSex, drugs and guns in the BalkansTop companies push mobile anti-piracyAfrican-American voters and the 2004 electionsClark, Kerry rivalry surpasses politicsNext Xbox could debut fall 2005Testosterone drop linked to depressionGore’s son settles marijuana chargeHelping soldiers’ families copeFrench lawmakers debate ban on Islamic head scarvesModern scourge seen in ancient mummiesPeterson trial judge bars cameras in courtCivil War tourism gives way to civil rights tourism in AlabamaFla. lake cleanup troubles environmentalistsCould lunar real estate spark a future war?Everything’s Vine in New ZealandNew blood test may detect cancers earlierTrial begins for suspects in Kenya bombingGetting out the Muslim voteMonument dedicated to Columbia's crewSenator apologizes for slurPreschoolers can learn to watch less TVFDA debates antidepressant use in kidsMars rovers turn up new scientific cluesHRT trial halted due to cancer riskSpirit rover isn’t readyto roll again just yetColumbia Hills named as memorial on MarsNBC: Investigators question ricin test resultsWeb users make phony fortunes on campaignIntelligence panel will cast net beyond IraqN. Korea urges U.S. concessions for nuke freezeColgate quarterly profit rises 9 percentSprint posts fourth quarter profitTaser posts higher profit, boosts outlookTyco quarterly net profit rises 23 percentMSNBC/Reuters Zogby Poll — Feb. 3 statesU.S. hope ‘Fulbrights’ will help reconstructionG7 members say dollar pact unlikelyDefense seeks gag order in slaying of Fla. girlRussert: Where can they go from here?'Passion' is in play for Christian jewelry makerBlast kills two in southern RussiaU.S. to cover up Saddam’s hiding placeJob cuts top 117,000 in January — Challenger'Ground zero' for U.S. energy riles some localsSharon gambles with Gaza strategyGoogle tops global brand poll — againFederated to take charge for dicey tradesSuit: Wal-Mart locked janitors into storesEuropeans want to send humans to MarsAsia's bird flu death toll climbs to 15Microsoft fends off MyDoom attackCritics gear up against Canada seal huntFile-sharing judges question precedentCell-phone sales boom worldwide in 2003U.S. auto sales rose in JanuaryExpress exercise for those in a hurryTilting at ‘stovepipes?’Domestic intelligence, British styleTwo years on, U.S. spy landscape little changedJanet Jackson's wardrobe malfunctionDean 'superdelegates' holding firmCasualties of war stir a N.H. chillKey to S.C.'s status is the Charleston chewSpitzer's office reportedly arrests CIBC workerAvoiding bad investment adviceNo e-voting experiment in S.C. primaryRicin: cheap, easy, deadlyVonage signs 100,000th customerOne night in VelestaInfiltrating Europe's shameful trade in human beingsEscaping brutal bondage in EuropeSmall business having a big impact on jobsRonald Reagan: The Great CommunicatorBET.com: Hip hop activismGuards union denies targeting pedophile priestCisco posts lower quarterly profitSaturn's Titan eyed for increased explorationScientists work on strategies to defeat ricinLiving it up on the Swiss Riviera (without busting the Swiss bank account)Tax filing folliesHow safe are we, really?White House defends Bush military recordProtein marker may signal colon cancerMany men still don't use condomsVitamins do little to prevent second strokeThe growing case for water on MarsTexas pharmacist refuses pill for rape victimCrafty whales let humans fish for themPolice dog suspended for biting black childrenFilm industry warns of DVD piracyInvesting in women's health pays offExit polls: Economy, electability top issuesHead of Heinz North America to leave companyNASA super-sizes Mars rover picturesRep. Tauzin resigns chairmanshipEdwards preparesto go nationalwith S.C. strategyLieberman abandonspresidential raceDelta orders new uniform designHow will Edwards run against Kerry?Bush orders protections for food supplyMars rovers double up on scienceRussert: Unions will movetoward KerryAfter salad, serve Knight some humble pieClark exults in first win in OklahomaAt least 22 killed in Turkey building collapseFord to pay $23.7 million in rollover suitOracle blames bird flu for slow recoveryGeneral Mills may face civil action by SECSanofi sees no reason to up Aventis bidKerry in line for biggest prize yetU.S. death toll in Iraq: one GI per dayOracle raises takeover bid for PeopleSoftNorthrop posts flat quarterly net profitJanus earnings rise on higher stock pricesFDA battle over Canada drugs heats upFactory orders surged 1.1 % in DecemberSonar seeks whales, but harmful or helpful?Vietnamese file first Agent Orange suitStudy: Antibody could help prevent SARSMass. lawmakers review strategy on gay marriageBe street-smart and protect your kidsRumsfeld sees problems in Boeing tanker talksNon-manufacturing sector keeps growingCosmetic surgery comes out of the closetDaimlerChrysler beats 2003 profit targetDean predicts he'll win Washington stateStudy: Drivers ignore N.Y. cell phone banSpace station shuffle consideredEnergized Clark rips rivals in TennesseeToday’s vote should reflect yesterday’s struggleEdwards says it's him vs. KerryKerry rests up after raft of victoriesCapitol Hill Ricin Investigation ContinuesBush relents on extension for 9/11 panelDead in the waterAntidepressants and your sex driveBig store or small? Why consumers careNew guidelines to prevent heart disease in womenConvenient carrot charms consumersTwins born from 12-year-old frozen embryosDoctor says human cloning attempt failedThe plan behind the Saudi planFranklin Resources charged with fraudParents Plead For Return Of Missing GirlNASA explains Hubble decisionTerms of engagementEuropean probe set to chase a cometSerbia’s Cossack mentalityTamagotchi digital petsset to returnCubans sailing vintage car caught off FloridaBioengineering a heart-healthy steakMad cow's 'downer' status disputedLaw would ban smoking in cars with kidsGlut of money could hurt tech start-upsAs president, Reagan was a giantHospitals no place to get rest, study showsOutrage over Janet Jackson exposurePakistan nuclear ‘father’s’ offer to Saddam10 technologies that refuse to dieTenet to speak on Iraq intelligenceEasier-to-read warnings urged on drug adsKerry fundraising shifts into high gearAppeals court backs continued study of skeletonCops Turn To NASA In Search For Florida GirlShuttle warning draws NASA response‘Strange Matter’ makes science funFla. man executed for rape-murderDean gears up for last stand in WisconsinMalaysian firm probed on nuke technologyNH criticizes gay marriage rulingNFL will welcome Henson with open armsKerry rides high while Clark heads for the hillsDozens feared dead in Bangladesh ferry crashPolice question Sharon in bribery scandalGerman court acquits man of aiding 9/11 attackMSNBC/Reuters Zogby Poll — MichiganBird flu death toll rises to 18 in AsiaJobs blasts Disney for failed movie dealStocks close choppy session mixedWall Street ekes out small gainsTech stocks take a tumbleWal-Mart posts strong January salesToyota ups forecasts on strong quarterEuropean Central Bank holds rates firmDelta to put Song expansion plan on holdPepsi profit rises on Gatorade strengthExperts: Hydrogen economy possible in timeLess is more when it comes to surround soundSmallest, thinnest notebook is a big winnerDenver teen roars with circus referendumDean sees Wisconsin race as win-or-dieNavajo sue to stop drilling on cultural sitesStocks push higher despite confusing dataProductivity up 2.7% in Q4 of 2003Texas toilet starts gushing oilCoors profit rises on price hikesE-mails describe Stewart as quick-temperedAt least 37 die in ChineseNew Year stampedeTower Records reportedly to file for Chapter 11Second-grader suspended for saying 'hell'Booze-laced cookies hit sour note in AustraliaGeorgia backs away from evolution tussleDems block new action on 'soft money'Business travelers make fickle hotel guestsFake birth control patch sold on Web siteGOP staffer to resign over leaked memosSex fuels AIDS in Africa more than needlesRumors, denials of murder try highlight Iraq’s fragilityMore minorities receiving kidney transplantsBush admits arms not found in IraqTest may detect serious pregnancy riskA jobs dilemmaTiny corkscrew may help remove clotsHalliburton tackles legal woes with adsU.S. eyes protections for Alaska sea ottersNew arctic blast expected in south, east U.S.Details Emerge About Sarasota Abduction Suspect's PastWas 1918 epidemic related to bird flu?Corning investing in flat-screen glassAlert in Ala. chemical weapons facilityMore on the Janet Jackson fall-outMistrial motion denied in Kozlowski caseHair loss in womenPentagon cancels Internet voting testTill debt do us partDefense expert criticized in hit-and-run trialBush says CIA director’s job is secureBanning lap dances around U.S. military basesA Classic Road Trip: From Vancouver to Calgary on a BudgetR. Kelly's NAACP image awardNatural hydrogen factory analyzedFrom medical nightmare to business dreamBrewing up a strong Starbucks alternativeSolo pharmacist faces down big chainsGephardt to endorse Kerry, source saysEdwards may need quick trifecta to catch KerryNo ordinary duck hunt in La. marshesNew Nichols trial stirs memoriesPresidential political P.R. pushDozens of students netted in drug sweepHaitian police attack rebels in slumHow one galaxy got a black eyeSecurity flaw found in firewall softwareIndonesia suffers second major quakePlans for moon and Mars take shapeGuantanamo terror tribunal rules easedWhatever happened to common sense?2 men reportedly detained over Moscow blastU.N. questions bird flu test in pigs19 shellfish hunters killed in fast-rising tideEricsson posts strong earningsCouple marry via Vermont-Kabul videophoneTech stocks take a tumbleStocks push higher despite confusing dataFirms added 112,000 jobs in JanuaryRumsfeld offers defense of Iraq warMicrosoft lawyer to head antitrust panelParmalat investigators search UBS officesJudicial nominee grilled on environmentPolitical donors got a boost from KerryAmazon widens content deal for music fansUS Airways narrows loss, misses goalsTimberlake continues to deflect blameBrazen intruder strolls onto jet at LAXSubaru's controversial new Outback debutsStarbucks sues China competitor over nameEast-moving snow front hits schools, roadsU.N. appeals for nearly $500 million for LiberiaWomen eating more calories on averageHow safe are weight-loss supplements?Blood transfusions may spread mad cowPath to Mars goes through AustraliaBush to appear on 'Meet the Press'Electronic Arts, Marvel in video game dealMusic industry raids Kazaa officesThis central bank heeds no White HouseShopping for wheels? Try this green guideAll hospitals aren't created equalDean pulls in $900,000 for Wisconsin adsStudy: Nielsen ratings slight HispanicsA removable beast?Peacekeeping revisited, againSaddam propagandist gets his revengeCooling helmet may prevent stroke damageLove can hurt a very small businessFlorida officials take aim at violent gamesPaying for song-swapping peaceSAIC's new chief has big plansSurvey: Most states fear Bush air proposalsForeign policy for a new centuryScandal fails to stem mutual fund surgeRumsfeld orders probe of rape reportsBeating the bed-wetting bluesAnd the winner is...the bottom lineReagan birthday marked with dedicationWedding guest cow wanders into bankEphedra sales to stop by AprilCharges dropped in Calif. police brutality caseCrucial questions on Iraq remain unansweredNASA confirmsspace station shuffle'Meet the Press' interview a mood changer?Pardon for ‘hero’ selling nuclear secretsMonkey may not be extinct after allGetting his message acrossO’Neill got classified papers, successor saysInterview with Dr. Pervez HoodbhoyInterview with Ambassador Robert OakleyWas diseased cow indeed a ‘downer?’The Reagans: A love story in lettersInterview with Stephen Cohen21st shooting linked to Ohio seriesU.S. program to protect Pakistan's arsenalPlan ahead for Venus’ day in the sunWMD panel shouldn’t blame CIA, diplomat saysLove on the rocksOpportunity rover heads for bedrockIran conservatives return to parliamentIsrael approves $20 million for settlementsStudy: Anti-wrinkle drug can also stop sweatingReport: 20 killed in Afghan fightingAmerican fined for obscene gesture in BrazilJanklow begins manslaughter sentence in South DakotaKerry takes Maine caucusesBush warchest bulging, eyes turn to GOPRamsey, Gibbs discuss BrunellRover reveals Mars was once wet enough for life“Where In the World is Matt Lauer?”Vampire bats may offer stroke treatmentMajor union to pull support from DeanHow Kerry is running away with itPres. George W. Bushinterview highlightsBush defends service record in NBC interviewTranscript for Feb. 8thMissing Putin rival resurfaces in UkraineU.S., allies reach compromise on falling dollarPrince Charles meets Iran quake survivorsPakistan: ‘The crazy soup’NASA engineers dispute Hubble’s doomTurkish search of building rubble continuesOhio highway sniper spreadsto wider areaWall Street to eye Greenspan, earningsU.S., Australia complete free-trade pactExclusive: Pakistan's President MusharrafStewart lawyers set for star witnessWhy all the fuss over Janet?Digital DionysusFor funeral firms, death be not profitableTyco's Kozlowski to begin his defenseGovernment agency exposes day-care dataExclusive: Soldiers--A Question Of SuicideAirline pilot proselytizes in the airDeveloping drugs, with no need for profitDisney's Segway ban rankles some visitorsU.S. says $300 million in Saddam’s cash foundA Martian first: Rover drills into rockOnline search engines lift cover of privacyPolls: Kerry poised for 2 more big winsMSNBC Zogby Poll — VirginiaStocks rally after upbeat jobs reportMSNBC Zogby Poll — TennesseeHawaiian fun, hold the beachPeopleSoft rejects Oracle's sweetened bidOPEC chief urges output disciplineDollar drops despite G7 statementBird flu death toll rises to 19Quake in California desert predictedVodafone weighs bid for AT&T WirelessSocial Security costs seen raising U.S. debtSupreme Court upholds Calif. execution stayDisney, Microsoft in distribution dealStewart lawyer tries to head off fraud chargeNokia buys control of Symbian softwareToxic clouds hang over Peruvian townU.N. issues appeal for North Korea food aidJuniper buying network-security providerKerry wins primaries in Virginia, TennesseeRover snaps close-up of Martian bedrockSEC to charge Franklin over tradingHunters ride into crow capital with guns blazingBird flu tests negative on 5 Delaware farms10,000 steps may not be enoughDeadly gene linked to heart attacksWholesale inventories riseHope not seen helping cancer patientsKozlowski defense may not call witnesses'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Feb. 6GM recalls over 600,000 mid-size SUVsReward doubled for Jordanian said to be behind Iraq violenceUSDA ends probe of first U.S. mad cow caseClark finds 'moral outrage' in economySex, sex, sex - kids don't get to be kidsDean urges Wisconsin voters to pick himInterview with Gen. Mirza Aslam BegMaker of Opera Web browser to go publicFevers may lower allergy risk for childrenU.N. team in Iraq studies political transferRobot dogs get social conscience installedUnion officially pulls support from DeanCircuit City shutting 19 stores, cutting jobsHigh-end stores going high techSuspect's Description Released Following Sunday ShootingsWeight lifting: Does order matter?Yasser Arafat, a legacy of tenacityDominican infant buried after risky surgeryColorado ranks last in child immunizationsPeterson judge seals witness, juror namesDHS budget criticized for shortchanging first respondersNew England's tentative tech-job reboundFrom firing to hiring in the Bay AreaRe: Sticker shock for Americans in EuropeDepression, heart death linked in womenTerry Schiavo-related proposed billA little guy flies with the big boysFirm goes to the mat over store-floor adsSinking Hubble will take some troubleMusharraf: Why he pardoned KhanAstronomer fleshes out space visionRe: Attorney: Race possible motive in Kobe accusationPrivate space race winner predicted by end of yearTime running out for forgotten refundsThird version of Mydoom has a surpriseDebate over religious symbols divides FranceCDC: Seniors prescribed dangerous drugsNASA looks for mysteriesin dark Martian dirtNASA gets Opportunity ready for Martian trekDoctors urged to discuss fitness, dietBrown v. Board: The education of a nation5 ways your dog can improve your healthDisney fights back ex-board membersScientists peer into dyslexic brainsProposal outlaws mutual fund practicesOutlet Shoppers Keep Eyes Open For Highway ShooterDecision on Hubble's demise defendedRe: Naked walker crosses Britain — barelyAppeals Court Grants Stay To Condemned Killer CooperJury deliberates in bishop’s hit-and-run caseU.S. captures another of Iraq’s most wantedAlien-hunters gaining new respectCampaign ads enrich advisersSharon successfully undergoes surgery for a kidney stoneAcquiring Brunell would be veteran moveIranian airliner crashes in UAEN. Korea says Pakistan nuclear confession a lieMatt Lauer is in chilly, dramatic ZermattHonoring soldiers — stitch by stitchStocks end lower amid investor doubtsMarriott International posts profitVodafone explored hostile Verizon bidViacom plans to spin off BlockbusterBlair plans landmark talks with Libya’s GadhafiKurd refugees pose political problem in KirkukMerrill Lynch authorizes stock buybackBush releases Vietnam-era Guard recordsAtkins' medical recordsspark diet controversyPanel weighs autism link, vaccineBullet found in head of wandering sea lionRanking shows greenest, meanest carsOPEC moves to curtail productionManhattan prosecutor issues Parmalat warrantWHO: Bird flu outbreak not over yetFrench lawmakers overwhelmingly back veil banTests inconclusive on whether Navy sonar killed porpoisesEx-Tyco CFO takes the stand to defend himselfChinese firms push presidential productsHard-line Hindus protest Valentine’s DayDisney the company vs. Disney the manCritical report on bullet analysis issuedTuner strikes sour note with U.S. over CubaMcClellan confirms grand jury testimonySeeking clues to dyslexiaMore Delaware farms quarantined for bird fluSix governors visit troops in IraqSalvagers struggle to raise Nazi shipMass. lawmakers take on gay marriage issueChina: New plague, same coverup?No nudity or outrageousness at the GrammysBush's 'spontaneous' stumping strategyApple faces class action suits on iPod batteryKazaa wants lawsuit evidence tossedThe Beatles wouldn’t be proud of JustinGM to recall 127,000 Chevrolet CorvettesPornographer to sell Whitehouse Web siteSun Microsystems rolls out new gearPalmSource develops new strategyNext-gen GameCube set for 2005, 2006The quest for a theory of everythingBush agrees to meet with 9/11 panelMicrosoft warns of critical Windows flawMillionaire hit with record speeding fineBrazilian floods claim 119 livesKerry's worldGreenspan likely to offer upbeat viewFDA: Hormone therapy, dementia linkedPhysicist explores space and timeHigh iron levels may signal diabetes riskDialysis patients favor less-used methodGuidelines needed for living donor casesU.S. assures Liberia of help rebuildingDefending the Afghan borderOpposites attract in Hong KongDisney planning for Eisner successionMars rover looks at its own junk heapBush's space panel seeks public inputMars revealed through human-like eyesDominicans risk lives to migrate to U.S. shoresVolvo recalls 105,000 cars, 30,000 in U.S.Exit polls: Anger at Bush,  jobs top issuesChocolate gets to the heart of the matterWomen over 40 biggest online gamersPressure will mount for more withdrawalsU.S. sets royalty rates for Web musicJudge allows GPS evidence in Peterson caseBush urges nations to limit trade in nuclear fuelYellowstone snowmobile ban set asideWhere are Democrats in battle for values?Waiting for the heads to rollClark praises rivals as he bows outBush plans to back marriage amendmentModerate earthquake rattles IsraelSuicide attacker kills Afghan intelligence chiefComcast makes hostile bid for DisneyDemocratic contenders debate in WisconsinCoca-Cola's quarterly profit dipsArafat's wife says bank account probe ‘baseless’Mass. lawmakers suspend gay marriage debateIs that a shark on your leg, mate?Lights on in biggest fuel cell project to dateFeds recommend blocking Oracle bidU.N.: War crimes suspect Karadzic in BelgradeU.N.: 25 million displaced people worldwideNews Corp. posts higher quarterly profitFrench woman marries dead boyfriendFCC tells cable industry to cut the smutAltercation archive: September 12-21, 2003Altercation archives: September 22-30, 2003Greenspan: Economy has turned cornerAltercation archive: October 1-12, 2003Altercation archive: October 13-19, 2003Altercation archive: October 20-26, 2003Altercation archive: October 27-31, 2003Malnutrition an obesity time bomb, says U.N.Altercation archive: November 1-9, 2003Altercation archive: November 11-16, 2003Altercation archive: November 17-23, 2003Altercation archive: November 24-30, 2003Report: Bin Laden driver held at GuantanamoAltercation archive:  December 1-7, 2003Altercation archive: December 8-14, 2003Altercation archive: December 15-21, 2003Altercation archive: December 22-31, 2003And they're off! Albatrosses race for survivalReport: Americans should hold the saltAIDS hitting young black males in collegeWhat's love got to do with it?Kids still riding up front, studies findSeeking better breast implantsBurger King's president resigns abruptlyDid walls spark the birth of the pyramids?Oldest insect fossil discoveredFeds urge ban on incentive paymentsScalia defends involvement in Cheney caseKhatami marks Iran's revolution with criticismSilicon adapted for optical networksGAO: DOD paying billions to tax cheatsMCI seeks extension for reorganizationDisney's quarterly profit risesSubzero conditions freeze MidwestSpirit sets one-day distance record on MarsSome 200 killed in Ethiopian ethnic clashHealth care spending reaches $1.7 trillionSmoking may lead to impotence, infertilityRiding Kentucky's political roller coasterU.S. infant mortality rate on the riseWorld oil demand still surgingSEC officially investigating GoodyearAfghanistan's President Hamid KarzaiAltercation archives: January 1-11, 2004Altercation archive: January 12-18, 2003Altercation archive: January 19-25, 2004Altercation archive: January 26-31Intel seen shifting high-end chip strategyTzar and away in mad, majestic MoscowToo many medals?To eat beef or not to eat beef?Alabama commander regrets Bush commentsPowell defends Bush against Guard criticism‘Dirty bomb’ suspect can see lawyerSpace experts worry about the Right StuffMore research needed on airliner airAristide's kidnapping claimsupset Central African hostsCuban car-boat family gets asylum chanceEuropeans investigate loss of Mars landerStem cells extracted from human cloneTwenty inducted into Inventors Hall of FamePassenger screening plan still weak, probe findsMad cow probe offers little reassuranceKerry’s positions on gay marriageExtraterrestrial SUV ready to roll outIs Hillary Clinton a 'Tough Guy'?Revamped shuttle team gets readyA new view of the famous Face on MarsIn Iran, a kinder view of Uncle SamAn Afghan boy’s life in U.S. custodyOne nation, quantifiedBremer: U.S. awaiting U.N. plan for handoverBA cancels flights over security fearsIndonesia jails McDonald’s bomberAn audacious attempt at media giant statusGreenspan's optimism boosts stocksAetna reports higher quarterly profitYum! sees 24 percent gain in profitsFleetBoston may settle specialist chargesOracle seeks help in PeopleSoft bidWeekly U.S. jobless claims rise againBush says job creation a top priority9/11 panel won’t subpoena PDBsIsrael shuns world court’s fence hearingFur activists strip to spread Valentine's messageHarvard will keep close watch on sex magazineRetail sales dipped in JanuaryWater rights case leaves mark on speciesWorkers fired for refusing drug to rape victimKucinich, Sharpton vow to hang toughBird flu found in N.J. live chicken marketsElection to raise scrutiny of Disney dealFitness boot campCold weather stalls Spirit rover's sprintMortgage rates edge lowerAlice BlanchardBottom-Up Comcast wants to go top downAIDS drug price jump prompts lawsuitNative Americans upset with OutKastWill Kerry's past words on Vietnam haunt him?Greenspan backs Bush tax cuts extensionDems skeptical of Bush’s service fileFDA approves ImClone's ErbituxSuicide linked to depression drug trialIran offers to sell nuke fuel in global marketsCalif. high court asked to block gay marriageEx-Halliburton employees tell of overbillingA mix of new and old lab techniquesWorld's most romantic hotels 200415 brokerages settle fund discounts caseGuardsman described as inept ‘wannabe’ al-Qaida spyFlat-screen TVs flying off store shelvesDelays urged on meningitis vaccineGen. Wesley Clark on his run for presidentUncovering California’s overlooked slave pastDell's profit rises on improved demandDetroit looks for traction with new modelsStem cell technique: Murder or medical hope?On patrol with 10th Mountain DivisionIn the lap of luxury: Matt Lauer wraps up his world tour on Necker IslandTestosterone for her?Once conjoined, twins live separate livesBush names final members of intelligence panelNew software listens for loveAn international, interplanetary InternetDisney execs skirt takeover bid topicNo simple compromise in cloning debateSoftware bug blamed for blackout alarm failureA Scott Peterson billboard?Million-dollar rocks for Valentines DaySenate OKs $318 billion highway billThreat prompts U.S. consulate to closeLeaked Windows code spreads across NetPoll: Public’s trust in Bush at low ebbCloning research leaves questions unansweredTires getting more resistant to wearSpace station crew prepares to fix windowMillionaire Durst indicted on tampering chargeHuman cloning report sparks calls for banHostile people may be 'born to smoke'Reactor turns ethanol into hydrogenS. Korea parliament approves troops to IraqMath calculates odds for a marriageIn Uganda, terror forces children's nightly flightAT&T Wireless bids readiedEx-Chechen president dies in blastOPEC quota-busting seen continuingU.S. ordered to help 22,000 asylum holdersU.S. import-export gap at record highAmerica lags in stem cell researchStocks slip on disappointing dataAP photographer wins World Press Photo 2003Students tout abstinence on Valentine's Day evePanda relocates to China — looking for loveSaddam's brother-in-law refused asylum in U.K.Consumer sentiment falls sharply in Feb.Bush accuser comes under scrutinyEx-Enron CEO Skilling to be indictedBird flu still spreading in Asia, U.N. warnsOcean activists: Google sinks free speechKmart balks at Martha Stewart Living billsValentine's Day gripes from L.A.ImClone stock soars after Erbitux OK’dFleetBoston unit allowed improper tradesMystery looms over 10 deaths at Brazil zooNew twist in nuclear waste debateKucinich scores hot date in girlfriend huntSouthern Europe hit by blizzardsGates funds TB vaccine testsTanzi lawyer quits as Parmalat probe spreadsDell launches notebook computer for gamersPalmSource drops Mac desktop supportBig deals seen reinvigorating Wall StreetThe best of political rhetoricAtkins report not intended to go publicGoogle bans environmental group’s adsPanel to hear Guantanamo detainees’ appealsGet the Countdown newsletter!Scientists map ‘highways of the sea’Getting a loan means laying groundworkCherries aren't just for piesU.S. Navy can search Liberian ships for WMDWhite House job comments touch a nerveThe long knives are outPanel recommends VA hospital closuresWe need to get over O.J.Cyprus reunification talks to resumeReforming Pakistan’s madrassasMaternal love affects brain like romanceFDA delays decision on morning after pillLewis limbers up for toughest fight yetCBS pulls Medicare ad pending reviewDoctors seek to reduce blood infection deathsAway on business: Online bookings growInventing the 'Clinton Recession'Cinema therapy: Movies for mental healthNorthwest man sentenced for aiding TalibanJohn Kerry's Chinese campaign connectionsFormer bishop convicted in hit-and-run trialNew insight into Martian windsThe astronomers' magnitude scaleCode probe looking at links to small firmMicrosoft cancels 'Mythica' video gameNASA needs better shuttle plan, auditor saysPolice capture No. 41 on most-wanted Iraqi listReport: Al-Qaida planned attacks in JapanU.S. soldier killed, 9 hurt in Afghan mine blastU.S. to allow Red Cross visit to SaddamReport: Glitch unmasks Amazon reviewersReport: U.S. urged to increase mad cow testsU.S. seals Saddam’s final hiding placeBush urges global effort to end WMD traffickingIranian lovers sidestep Valentine’s crackdownsTests link Ohio shooting to 23 other attacksOcean science adapted for other worldsMars rovers get bandwidth boostRoad Trip: Into the Outer BanksWorld celebrates Valentine’s Day with kiss-insPakistan earthquakeskill at least 21 peopleThousands protest French scarf banCredit crunchSaving money on airfareDangers of Norwalk virusCar seat safetyPajama safetyMoscow water park death toll could rise by 13Democrats will try a hybrid of old, new policiesLibyan arms designs traced back to ChinaTwo China fires kill at least 90 peopleTop aides urge Dean to abandon raceBush makes high-profile visit to Daytona 500Transcript for Feb. 15thBush campaign shifts into more active phasePa. confirms bird flu case; third state infectedGalaxy ranks as most distant object in cosmosScientist takes aim at microbial scumCloned mules still healthy, scientists sayExperts warn of Microsoft 'monoculture'Kerry intact despite nipping by EdwardsThe 'Evil Empire' wins againBremer will reject Islam as source for lawIndia, Pakistan set ambitious agenda for talksDemocrats shrug off Nader candidacyGiving a former president a second lookStudent group offers scholarship for whitesCingular agrees to buy AT&T WirelessWoman, 91, loses arms after pit bull attackGasoline prices keep climbingAre natural gas ships ‘boat bombs’ for terror?Kuwaiti parliament probing HalliburtonYukos stockholders try to free ex-chiefHonda to make engines for light jetsRAG to sell U.S. coal mines for $1 billionBush, Kerry turn to Web video adsRioting highlights racial tension in AustraliaPower plant to burn up coal wasteGermany's Merck to sell lab-products unitOPEC president: More crude cuts possibleDean campaign chief departsBird flu recurs in Thailand, Tibet also hitSpirit studies flaky Martian rockHalliburton suspends invoicing in disputeOpportunity rover gets set to dig into MarsWall Street looks to data for guidanceSiemens plans huge jobs outsourcingExplosive find shuts down U.S. border crossingSaudi envoy plays down warning of attackWoman denies Kerry relationship rumorSparks fly in e-voting debateDisney rejects offer from Comcast Corp.Stations watch for cosmic-ray cluesGene therapy creates super-musclesHave experts found Darwin's famous ship?Can we please start the season now?Antibiotics may raise risk for breast cancerVodafone withdraws from AT&T Wireless auctionChina probes report on nuke transfers to LibyaNorth Fork Bancorp will buy GreenPointComcast refuses to boost bid for DisneyCandidate Kerry won't quit SenateCitigroup, U.S. plan to back Iraqi importsMerrill Lynch to open Moscow officeL.A. Archdiocese: 656 allege clergy molestationOmnicom quarterly profit risesNational City to buy Provident FinancialBush tells troops U.S. is winning war on terrorDeere quarterly profit jumps 150 percentNew Zealand cleans up after costliest stormStocks slump after downbeat dataIndustrial production jumps 0.8 percentU.S. pledges aid for human trafficking fightBureaucracy tries to keep up with bald eaglesCuba conducted ‘wave of repression,’ U.N. saysNew British invasion — but this one sings of global warmingTwo Detroit police officers shot to deathAirlines told to make fuel tank changes'Horrifying attacks' reported in SudanInto the Lost WorldUltimate Explorer:Miracle DoctorsMSNBC Cable replaces presidentSpace station crew spots bits of debrisFederal prosecutor sues AshcroftNew strain of mad cow disease foundLimb lengthening tests human willpowerBush vs. Kerry? They’re distant cousinsU.S. general: Time ‘running out’ for bin LadenAla. jury awards $1.28 billion to cattlemenN.J. regulators sue PIMCO-related  entitiesLondoners say, ‘Which Kerry?’EU rejects latest Microsoft offer, sources sayPolaroid warns customers not to 'shake it'Russians to build bigger, better spaceshipMusic industry sues more over file-sharingAppeals court upholds do-not-call listHIV rates soaring in Eastern EuropeUnexpected content in teen-rated gamesA. Rod in pinstripesProtecting gun manufacturers from lawsuitsMars rover takes its longest trip yetApple cheers iPod mini ordersIntel plans 64-bit boost for server chipsThe Bush machine is broken downCingular's purchase won't change industryGet off the Guard dutyTraining for non-combat in IraqLawmakers call for more mad cow testingJudge: Dean must defend sealing recordsU.N. nuclear chief in Libya for disarmamentAspirin may lower risk of Hodgkin’s diseaseIt's time to play the music ... againCalifornians seek e-voting safeguardsExpert thrilled by traces of Viking burialNew strain of mad cow disease foundDemocrats grab House seatRural use of Internet continues to lagAutonomous spacecraft nears launchIranian reformers make rare political protestGoogle adds a billion more pagesRumsfeld, Tenet to testify publicly to 9/11 panelFeelin' hemi: Big engines back in styleTreasury chief hedges on jobs forecastGOP turnout heavy in Wis. Democratic voteSpace shuttles likely to be grounded till 2005Distant star contains a cosmic diamondGlitch mars Russia's missile testWisconsin raises questions about KerryFormer Mexican president diesFor Bam's survivors, life suffused by lossNorth Bay couples join wedding marchOver 300 killed in Iranian train explosionDean abandons White House bidFive NYSE firms agree to settle with SECHenry VIII's passions? Wives ... and soccer!1-year probe ledto woman's arrestin son's abductionOracle says $26 PeopleSoft offer is ’final’January housing starts fall 7.9 percentU.S. oil prices stuck above $35 a barrelHughes examines sale of PanamsatMGM posts higher 4th-quarter profitMerger news, data boost Wall StreetPutin says Russia to have new weapons soonDreyer's buys Haagen-Dazs Shoppe unitWeirton accepts $255 million buyout offerHouston weighs 'morality clause' for performersValentine's Day shoppers help retailersDaimlerChrysler to extend pact with chiefIreland to outlaw smoking in pubsKerry no stranger to special interestsCisco unveils video for Internet phonesWant a booty like J. Lo's?Bush retreats from job-growth forecastsMore funding urged for climate programNuclear programs vie for NASA’s businessSuspected militants arrested in IraqUnited Airlines unveils new look for planesScientists watch black hole rip a star apartU.N. announces plan to register Afghan votersID theft victims face tough bank fightsNet users hit with two new wormsBush ‘troubled’ by S.F. gay marriagesDriving risks increase with age, AAA reportsNew test may determine antibiotic needDeath toll from bird flu rises to 22NASA practicesfor space shuttle crashRapper's delight: A billion-dollar industryHundreds of coins foundin French patient’s bellyThe sound of loveAOL, EarthLink advance ‘spam’ lawsuitsSpecialist fines won't go very farWith Dean gone, it's a two-man raceFEC sets new restrictions on political groupsFCC logs 10,000 telemarketing complaintsDean, Gephardt in fierce battleCruising historyCapital cases and dual juriesArchitects hired for MLK MemorialWhite House retreats from job predictionsBuyer beware: “Three-then-free” airfaresNational debt tops $7 trillion for first timeApplied Materials swings to profitCholesterol drugs may fight heart failureWhite House science policy draws fireFlu vaccine results leave experts uncertainSmall babies may raise stillbirth riskSmart labels may help fight counterfeit drugsDownsizing 'super-sized' portionsKey Iraqi plays down Islam as basis for lawEx-Tyco CFO Swartz says $24M was a bonusMars rover digs hole in search of scienceU.S. creates vulnerability databaseCalPERS to pursue lawsuit despite settlementU.S. soldier charged in al-Qaida probePrivate dollars could back space shotsUniversity unveils chatty ‘roboceptionist’Suicides in Iraq, questions at homeIn Japan, a wireless vision of future for U.S.Iran denies nuclear activity at military basesU.S., Sharon to discuss ‘disengagement’ planEx-Enron CEO indictedBuddhist shrine included in World Heritage listWal-Mart profit up; CEO bullish for 2004Fannie Mae sees record year for housing in 2004Nextel posts lower profit,  revenue risesIsrael's wall: Divisive issue, dividing neighborsU.S. jobless claims drop on better weatherBlue chips slide after housing dataCyprus leaders discuss reunificationDaimlerChrysler wary about 2004Target 4th-quarter earnings beat forecastsTraffic tie-ups worsen, study findsCalifornia agency rejects U.S.-Mexico fence planLeading indicators rise in JanuaryDad accused of burying kids found dead in cellFBI report on agents released after long delayShiite leader accepts U.N. vote timetableCountdown's CountdownsCountdown's CountdownsCountdown's CountdownsNader admits it'll be hard to geton all 50 ballotsGovernment rests case against Stewart, brokerSupreme Court to rule on ‘combatant’ rightsEdwards continues to defy skepticsBrides shy away from 9/11 wedding dateWoman slain at Mardi Gras paradeControversial car fuel credits extendedMortgage rates unchanged over past weekStars seek more control over video gamesAway on business: World travel risksKerry backed donor who scammed U.S.Big mini-world on solar system’s edgeHow your brain handles love and painMore evidence mad cow not a 'downer'Lost snowboarder survives week in the SierraFlu vaccine tentatively set for next yearMartian soil gets a closer lookVaccine shows promise against lung cancerNext shuttle flight delayed for another yearCalif. GOP celebrates Arnold eraExperts: Toxic tests on humans can be justifiedTeach your childrenSupernova slowly reaching full bloomArtificial blood testedwithout patients' consentPentagon: Halliburton falling short in IraqDisney not looking for buyers, Iger saysStudy: Traffic chokepoints worsenCoke  chairman, CEO to retire at year's endBattle joined over same-sex marriageAbuse allegations in campusesGasoline supplies look tight for summerAre low-carb diets unhealthy for kids?Key figure in Mexico's ‘dirty war’ arrestedWith Skilling indicted, is Lay next?It’s time to get off the sidelinesAppeals court to hear request to reopen RoeHewlett-Packard earnings rise 30 percentScholars debate death on the crossEyeglass-maker wins prize for inventorsMysterious Mayan city exploredEurope's comet probe finally ready to go‘Evolution’ survives in Georgia schoolsRussian military touts its anti-anti-missile systemAcquittals in Austrian fire stun relativesJayson Blair: The fraud and the falloutScience becomes soap opera in ItalyDetails fuzzy about diverted Morocco flightWhy Martha Stewart shouldn't testifyPakistan sold nuclear materials to Iran, LibyaBritons cashing in on strength of poundSniper mastermind may seek new trial$20 million settlement for ArmeniansIBM vows to appeal key pension rulingOil prices rise as supply worries nagChina arrests former Bank of China execFed’s McTeer not worried about dollar fallRoy Disney aims for 20 percent ’no’ voteBritish royals defend 'horrible' Prince HarryConsumer prices spike up on energy costsTexas dust storms leave two deadSevere blizzard hits eastern CanadaNightclub fire victims honored on anniversaryCalif. bond measure in trouble, poll showsU.S. probe targets KPMG tax sheltersPiranha fished out of London’s River ThamesBattle fought for control of Sierra ClubNuclear waste site design flawed, expert saysJury selection for Adelphia case nearsGrowing gulf between Iranians and their leadersNo peace in sight in HaitiJapan raises terror alert to highest levelCountdown's CountdownsYoga adapts for changing timesYou've got ... a sexually transmitted diseaseConjoined twins undergo third surgeryN.Y. driver nabbed while watching pornNot all fat is created equalBush bypasses Democrats to appoint judgeZyprexa maker issues warning for elderlyFed chief issues warning on jobs issueStudy may lead to new cholesterol drugsCable modem growth slowingTwo new cellular phones built for abuseSecret Service begins guarding KerryFinal answer on foam that doomed shuttleLimiting school bathroom breaks?Bush raises $150 million for campaignSurvey measures Catholic clergy sex abuseReport: Atlanta understated crime for yearsAirbus, Boeing trade jabs over strategiesMuslims deliver scathing attack on Israel's wallNo violation in JetBlue privacy caseOft-canceled BA flight gets new numberTaking responsibility for Iraq bombingsMisstep on jobs figure could haunt BushHave an infected wound? Try a maggotNYSE, rivals square off at hearingTearooms offer a healthy buzzMicrosoft takes legal aim at rivalsLast days of Jesus: Reporter's notebookAt home with Dr. AtkinsDefending Dr. AtkinsInverting the food pyramidDateline special report: The last days of JesusIn search of weight-loss pillEarly research on cutting carbsFCC backs low-power local radioMusic fans to receive refund checksStudents hit as computer training schools closeMurder charge in filmed abduction caseHave the Mars rovers struck water?Mega Millions drawing yields $230M winnerRed Cross visits Saddam HusseinBrazil celebrates old-style carnivalEdwards sees fight for change in campaignBush defends Iraq invasion, postwar effortsOregonians bid farewell to KeikoBush’s dog put to sleep because of health woesBritain’s MI5 to recruit 1,000 new staffSpirit digs its own trench on MarsHigh school choices aren’t limited to oneHoward seems poised for NBA stardomWill film about Christ inspire belief or hatred?Israel weighs response to suicide bombingU.S. company’s copter attacked in AfghanistanUganda government hunts rebels after massacreKerry blasts Bush over attacks on Senate voting recordU.K.’s Blair says he’ll seek third term in officeTranscript for Feb. 22thSchwarzenegger hints at White House interestCIA director's Pakistan trip revealedU.N. report cites hidden Iran nuclear testsU.S. finds tech links in bombs over wide areaVenture plans to ship Russian gas to U.S.Governors concerned about the GuardSpirit peers into Martian trenchMississippi partly open to shippingStewart to ask for charges to be tossedAn unlikely 'Idol'The last days of Jesus: Viewers respondBattling sexual addictionInvestors set for Levi to shrink ... againArmani, Dubai group launch hotel chainForeign accountants do U.S. tax returnsFeds part of tribe pushing for casinoCitigroup buying South Korean bankChina bans Canadian poultry importsSolving the drowsy brain mysteryO.J. Simpson served with court orderBush unveils ‘clear choice’ in campaign speechSpacewalk planned despite fearsNine truckers' files subpoenaed2 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq helicopter crashN.Y. 'space doctor' works on tiny apts.Ford plans second car plant in ChinaSales, expansion lift Lowe's earningsMobile phone firms push broadband servicesVertex drug reverses cancer in studyHargon Had Inherited Land, Investigators SayQualcomm raises earnings forecastPeopleSoft asks for rejection of Oracle bidPentagon continues some 'data mining'A new way to view London: from a toiletWal-Mart sees strong February salesAdelphia trial begins with jury selectionIntel reports 2004 capital spendingAt least 6 dead in blast at India space centerDeath knell for Great Barrier Reef?Defense witness bolsters Stewart's storySo. Calif. deluge causes accidents, delays flightsE-commerce sales jump  sharply in 4QU.S. said weighing incentives if N. Korea ends nuke programHow Dems won Kentucky House seatFrance Telecom to bid for WanadooOhio is key March 2 battlegroundGreenspan: Households managing debt wellBush TV ad blitz will begin March 4'Sex' finale groaningly fulfillingContagious bird flu strain found in TexasWashington loses open primary appealCroc Country: Nest RaidersArmy scraps Comanche helicopter projectHaitians talking about civil warHigh court rejects appeal from secret detaineeMCI settles AT&T routing-charges suitU.S. silences Cuban beatMiami Protesters Demand Aristide Step DownThe eye doctor is inAutism study branded ‘poor science’Budget cuts endanger underwater labAlleged clergy abuse victim is found deadNader says he's no threat to DemsTeachers union wants Paige firedMore manufacturing jobs predicted in ’04Countdown's CountdownsInternet gambling making waves in AsiaN.Y. usually favors front-runnersHomeland Security marks one-year anniversaryTwo-thirds of Americans support TV executionsU.S. employees complain of bureaucracyArmy bungles armoring of its HumveesAmateur sights an overlooked nebulaFallacy of the niche carDouble mastectomies best choice for someTen grams of fiber a day cuts heart risksWith friends like Martha's, who needs enemies?Study says Hispanic jobless rate upSony cancels launch of MP3 playersHaiti: becoming a ‘narco’ state?Exploring Black History in Washington, DCWhere lawmakers look at technologyNew science museum opening in Washington