NBC News articles 2006 august

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Chrysler extends employee-discounts programNixon considered nukes against North VietnamFlorida buys 74,000 acres for preservationCingular to charge $5 for older phonesNorth, South Korea exchange gunfireCastro undergoes surgery, relinquishes powerYour daily dose of science on the WebA baby for 'space bride'Tax evasion havens take toll on U.S. economyHow would Raul Castro govern?Parliament approves $694 for every KuwaitiThe stardust hunt is onReport: Missile defense for airliners years awayToday in history: August 1Cubans in Miami eagerly await Castro newsSurvivors emerge from battered villageBombs, shootings kill at least 70 people in IraqFor once, Redskins could live up to hypeIsrael renews airstrikes around BeirutSneaky fee alert: cell phone 'upgrade'Taliban kills 3 British troops in AfghanistanMuslim fundraiser freed after 2-year lockupCastro seeks to reassure Cubans about healthMore states give shoppers tax-free holidayRare cloud formation seen in AntarcticaNonprofit may run Boston Wi-Fi networkChris remains tropical storm on path to CubaConsumer spending was sluggish in JuneProfit-taking, uncertainty weigh on stocksStifling heat wave spreads over eastern U.S.Sales tax holidaysMcAfee security programs may expose dataFirst Read: Big day in the Senate on FridayJob cut plans fell sharply in JulyVerizon's 2nd-quarter profit fallsJeweler charged with false terror plot reportScientists take step toward obesity vaccineCastro’s health crisis could have various causesIranian president rejects U.N. nuke deadlineHerpes infections frequent in adolescent girlsSomalia tries to recover from mass resignationsAnalyst sees 'looming glut' in ethanolSex and the sleepy guyEthanol demand spurs Archer Daniels profitN. Korea slams Seoul for spy satellite launch'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for July 31'Scarborough Country' for July 31'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for July 31, 5 p.m.'Tucker' for July 31'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for July 31, 7 p.m.From HepB to Tdap — more vaccines than everSkip Oliver Stone, but do Catch a WaveEU calls for immediate end to Mideast violenceTreasury's Paulson frets about protectionismYukos declared bankrupt by Russian courtIndian docs questioned in amputation scamManufacturing activity accelerated in JulyCelebrity news site breaks Gibson storyArgentine court OKs abortion for rape victimAnother shooting in Arizona heightens fearShuttle Atlantis heads for launch padShowered with cash, newlyweds spark furorFeeling woozy? No cruise for youBig 3 automakers see sharp decline in salesExcerpt: ‘Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex?’Fact file: Raul CastroCongress seeks money for Cuban dissidentsLG looks for the sweet 'cell' of successLive Vote: Should Paris ban beach nudity?Morning-after pill entangles FDA nomineeBusinesses going green to boost the bottom lineSince when is Paris against temptation?Clean penguins return to sea after oil spillSirius reports wider loss in second quarterCubans in Florida speculate on Castro’s healthNobody TPs lawn and gets away with it!Sick of viralHow guilt-ridden parents can live with the TVEvolution’s foes lose ground in KansasMan accused of biting pet rooster’s head offWave of attacks in ThailandNigerian president promises nuclear power$5,000 gift collars a police dog for countyAmericans’ love affair with cars starts to skidHonda wants me to do ?!Fact file: Castro's health shrouded in secrecyBush passes annual physicalReport: Corruption a ‘virtual pandemic in Iraq’At 25, MTV now living in ‘The Real World’Timeline: Key events in Fidel Castro's life'Vishing' scams use your telephone to hook youFewer Americans are keeping on truckin’Police recruit allegedly plotted to put hit on exCracks in Tomb of Unknowns getting deeperFruits, veggies key to eating more, weighing lessArmy opens hearing on accused U.S. soldiersVonage’s losses continue in second quarterIsraeli attacks spawn environmental disasterPolice make arrests in 39-year-old murderNorthwest strike could set legal precedentBaby fat: When to ooh and ahh, when to worrySenate approves more offshore drillingInvestigation: U.S. borders perilously porousIraq vets suffer memory lapses back homeChinese county clubs to death 50,000 dogsCourt: Prosecutors may seek Times’ phone logsMontana senator’s nephew dies in IraqSmall cars top most-stolen vehicles listVeracity of news photos in Lebanon questionedNew system could help predict severe weatherPolls: Israelis support incursion into LebanonHackers and G-men to descend on Las VegasLive Vote: Do you back more drilling in gulf?Britain goes public with terror alert systemBoeing CEO apologizes for lapses, scandalsGPS leader navigates through tight marketColorado ski resort makes a power switchBlack Miss. mayor accused of racial profilingSalesman accused of fake cancer schemePakistan to propose shift in Islamic rape lawsGeneral: Most Army Guard units unpreparedWhere were you during the Battle of Athens?Seniors conflicted over Medicare drug benefitIndonesia plans 500 sirens to warn of tsunamisKazakhstan bans Dnepr rockets after crashStar system could hold habitable planetMan jailed for waving Old Glory in all his glorySearch for ‘black Paul Bunyan’ yields artifactsCloser ... closer ... not that close!Suspect makes withdrawal, leaves bankbook‘Bog bodies’ shed light on Iron Age lifeArt and marketing, all mashed upDemocrats scramble to boost voter turnoutFuture frontiers on the WebToday in history: August 275 percent of obese people say they eat healthyRebuilding Iraq an unfinished jobImmigrants sue U.S. over application delaysIn twilight of career, Agassi seeks a sparkRun of fatal breakdowns has no easy blameIraq businesses shut down due to violenceOlmert: World force must precede cease-fireHeat wave roasts Eastern U.S.Indonesia tests 7 for bird flu from same villageFord reviewing operations like JaguarTime Warner swings to quarterly profitAOL making more of its services freeStudy: Technology is a girl's best friendThin Mints thief? Girl Scout leader chargedHigher prices lift Procter & Gamble’s profitTalabani: Iraq to take over security by end ’06Web search engines to fight click fraudSome Merrill Lynch convictions reversedInflation fears sink stocks for second dayHuge European iTunes giveawayCollege coaches can help kids make the gradeIndia train company turns to monkey businessFirst Read: Ohio in the spotlightPeers vowed to kill him if he talked, soldier saysRambus facing damages in patent caseSource: Haditha evidence implicates MarinesHold the bacon? Cancer risk from some meatsInvestors eye opportunities in post-Castro CubaBlast destroys Illinois house, killing 2Painkillers may raise heart attack risk slightlyTyphoon churns toward southern China'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 1'Scarborough Country' for August 1FDA to meet with morning-after pill maker'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 1'Tucker' for August 1Shuttle Atlantis hauled to launch padGM introduces redesigned full-size pickupsU.S.-led forces strike Taliban in AfghanistanMarine accused in Haditha case sues MurthaFries are French again on Capitol HillStasi files on West German lawmakers releasedClinton, Blair unveil climate action by citiesJetpack veterans to meet new innovatorsAd placement gets extremePhone is an 'ace' for Mobile ESPNBack-to-school shopping getting high marksMonopoly’s million-dollar addressesWonder Bread cooks up logo placement dealHow to choose a college coachBody image obsession raises suicide riskHeat wave could leave lasting price impactMortgage applications drop to four-year lowMajority of Israeli public still backs invasionWife allegedly burns sleeping husband with oilNature falls victim to Hezbollah rocket attacksMore economists are using dreaded ‘S’ wordIs U.S. ready to settle with Native Americans?South Africans shivering through harsh winterMan, dogs get award for rescuing boy in sandBumblebees hunt for flowery hot spotsAs GM courts partners, Toyota watches closelyScrewy market lately? Some blame BernankePearl Jam strikes an anti-carbon chordVote: Are kids really out of control in public?Senate skeptical of U.S. detainee proposalColleges warn about networking sitesElvis’ teddy bear leaves building the hard wayStrong sales perk Starbucks earnings450-year-old pinkie confirms a royal painMan fights passenger-seat DUI chargeEthanol plant will use mounds of manureSlow summer? Business owners should get busyNew Orleans warily eyes Tropical Storm ChrisBabbling naked man draws police to pot farmExtreme makeover, White House press editionAngelina Jolie sparks casting controversyHeightened sense of anxiety in HavanaWhite House press room gets a needed faceliftHave an adjustable rate mortgage? Look out!Is heat wave a result of global warming?At least he didn’t play craps all over the placeAmerica’s support for Israel under fireIraqi hospital symbolizes reconstruction woesMan charged with murder in Seattle shootingCanadian police find missing boys safeReporter faked Gates interview, Microsoft saysFormer aide: Harris hid grand jury subpoenaBET, Vin Diesel in tie-up on animation projectWireless train hits rails in CaliforniaBritish school is focus of civil liberties debateJudge agrees to delay Padilla terrorism trialLiving through 9/11Merck wins Vioxx case in Los AngelesUkrainian leader’s former foe named premierNatural gas prices jump with temperatureLifestyle factors key predictors for dementiaBreastfeeding reduces anxiety into childhoodESPN360 site to try pay-for-access approachLife on Mars?Do you favor the school's drug-testing program?Software glitch foils Microsoft demoInternet karaoke gets seriousExperts: Worst of hurricane season yet to comeDifferent genes may cause autism in girlsPlanned biolab worries Mass. neighborhoodIsraeli forces kill 3 Palestinians in GazaFlu shots get FDA OK; should end shortageDozens of defective air packs in Kentucky minesPentagon brass: Iraq civil war is possibleWonder and whimsy on the WebEvolution debate revivedRights watchdog revises Qana toll downwardToday in history: August 3Are Nissan chief’s methods built to last?Hezbollah militiamen talk of victoryJust how hot was it in D.C.?Mario's new world: symphoniesAn estate tax twist reverses party roles on wageLight quake shakes San Francisco Bay AreaIsraeli forces kill 8 Palestinians in GazaReport: British diplomat warns of Iraq civil warIsrael says 1st phase of offensive completedTexas defends redistricting ahead of rulingIn Ramadi, steel nerves needed for night rideHealth worries over Chesapeake Bay watersWall Street boosted by earnings reportsHave you taken a relationship break?Taking a relationship breakHeavy people may collapse more in heat waveIran leader: Israel's destruction will bring peaceFord’s quarterly loss balloons to $254 millionExperts discuss wireless vulnerabilitySummer nights get hotter in some areasECB, Bank of England raise key interest ratesJapan pitches in $29M to boost Iraq’s economy21 killed in car bomb attack on Afghan marketWeekly U.S. jobless claims climbGIs describe comrades killing blindfolded IraqisNew poll: Lieberman losing ground to LamontArt of man's best friend gets a special exhibitionFord recalling 1.2 million vehiclesAfrica still struggles with democracyU.S. retailers report solid sales in July10 more deaths in NYC blamed on heatHarvard doctor may prove Congo powerbrokerMother’s instinct saves son buried under sandCorporate ethics growing concern for workersFirst Read: DeLay's seat: a pick-up for Democrats?Spider invasion creeping out AustriansStorm kills 31 in China, destroys 46,000 homesCuba tries to quell fears of chaosCollege-age population growthApple seals iPod deals with automakersClick away! Saudi Arabia lifts photography ban‘Talladega Nights’ is sheer sillinessService sector expands more slowly in July'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 2Buried in rubble, mother saved lives in Qana'Tucker' for August 2'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 2'Scarborough Country' for August 2Student housing gets good investment gradesMagicians compete in secret in Swedish capitalBury gas tied to warming? Idea has its risksStation spacewalkers do extra workTerrell Owens answers your questionsLuxury brand stores invest in Wall StreetNew program allows online book browsingSkateboarding prodigy cashes inInside Dateline: For a survivor, a chance to confront the offenderJaca - Culture in the PyreneesU.N. worried about Lebanon oil spillAOL to lay off up to 5,000 workersU.S. factory orders up 1.2 percent in JuneCan outpatient rehab cure Mel Gibson?Report: Many teens don't use condomsHezbollah leader threatens to attack Tel AvivFrench law on iPod, iTunes takes effectCourt refuses to replace DeLay on Texas ballotNever heard of Istria? Well, you willWarner Music reports third-quarter loss ebbingTreasured IrelandVote: How ethical is your boss?Tricks to choosing the tech to take on a trekVote: Do you agree with the court's decision on DeLay?Economy thriving, if you believe the reportsFCC orders NFL Network back on Time WarnerMost luxurious spas in the world'Framing effect' influences decisionsOfficial: Big Dig collapse warning memo a fakeVote: How good are you at home repairs?US Airways cuts NY-Boston fares'Straight from me to you'Young homeowners often repair-challengedRising textbook costs stir concernVote: What was this week's most bone-headed business move?Rice hints at compromise on Mideast cease-fire‘Duuuude,’ Flying Tomato still airborneWal-Mart’s Mexican unit plans to launch bankBlood clots outstretch rubber bands in odd testVote: Should the suspended student's case have been dismissed?Empathetic art changes to suit mood of viewerOnline gambling world watches U.S. caseMeasles, cough cases blamed on vaccine fearSuspended student's lawsuit dismissedCan high wi-fi boost space elevator?Tourists rethink trips to Mexico amid unrestHeat convinces Robertson of global warmingMoon's strange bulge explainedGuard leaves loaded deposit in bank restroomAudit: Security problems in port worker ID planVote: Would you reconsider a trip to Mexico?Woman suffers burns in sticky toilet incidentFord ponders how to turn things aroundVerdict against stadium beer vendor overturnedWatch out for that bee tree!How the CIA diagnoses world leaders from afarDallas hospital cares for illegal immigrantsBig-nosed butterflies invade South TexasU.N. panel accuses Israel of racism in LebanonAre housing prices headed for a big fall?SEC settles with company that scammed troopsNASA joins search for elusive woodpeckerBeermaker brews up Lenny Bruce tributeLooking up, back and ahead in L.A.What the heat index means to your healthHow hot was it? Dashboard oven hotCastro illness sets stage for collective leadershipInvestors react negatively to Apple disclosureResearchers revise 2006 hurricane forecastBush previews border efforts before vacationJuly 2006 Dateline Web archivePlan B decision made before analysis finished6 Marines charged in Iraq assaultSchedule early surgery for less pain, nausea1 of 2 brothers who died in war killed himselfChavez recalls ambassador to IsraelSenate rejects estate tax, minimum wage billMoon rocket will still have flyaway foamOfficials fear earthen dam may collapseMust-see science on the WebAnother Egyptian mysterySenate OKs sweeping pension billToday in history: August 4In border town, some Israelis see few optionsVietnam Wall visitor center approvedIraqi town wants Americans outFootball coaches have no time for anythingPrisoner lost in translationIsraeli airstrikes kill 4 Palestinians in GazaCuba braces for U.S. attack18 killed in northern Iraq violencePlane crashes in eastern Congo, killing 17Shiites hold pro-Hezbollah rally in BaghdadOne Phoenix suspect denies wrongdoingYankees star’s fragrance swings for the fencesHints for college credit card usersCredit cards: A dangerous convenienceMicrosoft to hackers: Try to break VistaCo. wants ultrasound to ID juicy porkMild economic data, retail sales lift stocksChris downgraded to tropical depressionUnemployment rate hits five-month highProfessor wins suit against China blog site4-year-old conjoined twins to be separatedEl Paso flooding fears return with new rainSalsa grows as condiment and healthy side dishFirst Read: Congress spins into recessToyota reports a 39 percent jump in profit'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 3'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 3'Scarborough Country' for August 3'Tucker' for August 3In Connecticut, Lieberman is on the brinkAlcohol contributes to some cancer deathsVitamin D often low in adolescent girlsBrazil boosts ethanol output as prices soarMilitary prosecutor wants GIs court-martialedFEMA does U-turn, will test trailers for toxins300 kids develop rash after playing in mudIt's first and gold for NFL icon John MaddenEPA sued over pollution at beachesWikipedia founder wants better siteDo you plan to see ‘World Trade Center’?GM builds a eco-friendly assembly plantMSU senior earns national all-academic honorsHelena, Missoula post baseball winsHamilton named athletic director at EWUFormer Great Falls High basketball player signs with UGFMontana nearly triples bison hunt licensesHollywood’s scariest scene: Opening weekend11th-century Domesday Book goes onlineGenerous slot machine gives away piles of cashBlood pressure surges in stressed-out workersWhen guerrilla marketing goes bourgeoisMeet the Press links — Sunday, Aug. 6Cuba launches campaign touting Raul CastroAirlines may be nearing ceiling on faresThe gamblerGOP: Dems willing to ditch tools in terror fight'Dead zone' off Oregon is killing marine lifeLimeWire sued for copyright infringementSpace station castoffs spark new policySecond Chinese city orders mass dog slaughterMixed verdicts in former Dynegy traders’ trialLesbian custody battle to stay in Vt. courtsMonsoon rains across India kill 42Home sweet European rentalFormer safe havens in Beirut under attackHollywood is one of NASCAR's biggest fansTexas redistricting solidifies Hispanic voteMake the most of the meteor showerRussia seeks volunteers for mock Mars missionMore hula, less moolahCondoleezza Rice on Iraq, Lebanon and CubaRice sends message of U.S. support to CubansYarvitz CountryCould you fall for an investment fraud?Ex-adviser to Bush gets 2 years probation, fineAging face of HIV poses new challengesSplit tongues, implants take body art to extremePension bill will benefit taxpayers, Wall StreetPerched on the Israel-Lebanon borderMinimum wage debate resonates in OhioIllinois sheriff runs for kids with cancer22-month-old toddler loves to water-skiComplete text of Rice’s message to CubansDefcon aims to thwart counterfeit badgesOddballs abound when you're a freak magneteBay to test selling TV advertising timeFruits of the WineSUVs keep rollin' onGap fighting to come back into fashionCricket chirps back with lawsuit against competitor T-MobileClose ties, bad timingEfforts weren't wasted energyP&G to open Olay store in marketing makeoverBuilding client loyalty by knocking down wallsSuit contends many won’t get phone tax refundVote: Do you believe the 9/11 book authors?Book: Sept. 11 panel considered Pentagon probeFreak magnets unite: Readers share talesAmericans try to connect as loneliness growsDelta files formal request to kill pilots’ pensionsExercise in youth has lasting bone benefitsBerkshire’s 2nd-quarter profit up 62 percentTaller mountains a result of global warmingA break in the Phoenix crime waveA victim's voice911 call for ‘cutest cop’ earns woman probationHolloway mother ‘crushed’ by case dismissalWant to read like President Bush?Judge dismisses filmmaker’s suit against KerrySweltering man struts bare on Illinois interstateFruits, vegetables added to WIC's grocery listSpeeder stops to help trooper chasing himMexico mushrooms kill 10 from same familyCourt denies appeal of man who spread HIVCross-dressing bandit on skates given 6 yearsWeekend field trips on the WebThe taste of spaceParties stake out election stands, leave townToday in history: August 5Sri Lanka military says it killed 35 insurgentsCompanies embrace ‘green’ buildingsPolice: Teacher says he molested up to 200Big preseason talk can sink a team in later onOn Lebanon's front line, a fight for every yardRace down the aisle for bargain wedding gownsHezbollah rockets pound northern IsraelSuicide attacker kills at least 10 at Tikrit funeralDutch designer creates $1.5 million floating bedDraft truce calls for ‘full cessation of hostilities’Cuban officials boast ‘peaceful succession’Court rejects total recount in Mexico’s electionAl-Qaida No. 2 releases new videoBoth Israel, Hezbollah likely to declare victoryFormer senator, astronaut Glenn hospitalizedIsrael arrests Palestinian parliament leaderDrumbeat of war takes toll on Gaza familiesNo evidence of 9/11 deception, watchdog saysCompanies respond to crash test results2 teens arrested in theft of VA laptopWho wins in minimum wage loss?Bush, at 60, still puts (bike) pedal to the metalBridge collapse kills at least 39 in PakistanToday in history: August 661 years on, Hiroshima A-bomb recalledSheehan, other activists protest in MideastGovernors’ groups put focus on fundraisingFire copter crashes in California, killing 2Conn. race could be Democratic watershedU.S. military court told GIs took turns to rapeHusbands left home aloneOutwitting the sentries of romanceRabies shots urged for nearly 1,000 Girl Scouts2 Jordan lawmakers jailed for al-Zarqawi praiseD.C. cop, coach charged in teen sex abuse caseRice urges U.N. vote to halt Lebanon fightingIran plans to expand nuclear activitiesFlooding kills more than 200 in EthiopiaSyria official: ‘Ready to be soldier’ for HezbollahTranscript for Aug. 6Leftist’s supporters flood Mexico City centerWall Street waits for a pause in Fed rate hikesItaly won’t release documents in CIA caseTeachers face schoolhouse sweatshops in ChinaDisney World raises ticket pricesReport: Most N. Korea missile tests successfulFord may sell Land Rover and Jaguar brandsToyota Camry, RAV4 perform well in crash testsToyota settles sexual harassment suit in U.S.GM plans to bring back the Chevrolet CamaroGovernors experiment with health care choicesEpisodic games are short, but sweetExpert warns on electronic passport securityNew paint, new disappointment in New OrleansMicrosoft's piracy check draws fire, lawsuitsStill searching for life on MarsHackers meet to exploit computer flawsBesieged Lebanese turn to InternetBP shuts down largest U.S. oil fieldSergeant charged with child sex abuseWelfare changes a burden to statesLebanon PM seeks changes to peace planToday in history: August 7Business schools see growth in applicationsN.J. teen hits, kills mom during driving lessonGates Foundation boosts Millennium ScholarsConn. race tops primary elections in five statesLove my dog, love my dog soupThis bar lets you take a shot — at the waiterTeen accidentally kills mom in driving lessonAfghans crack down on imported pleasuresDrinks on a planeWhy, it would be my pleasure!German finds frozen dog in her fridgeSex-starved wife asks police to interveneIllegal immigrant trapped in train for two daysFlooding destroys up to 300 homes in El PasoX-rays reveal Archimedes' hidden writingsTwo storms approach Taiwan, ChinaEmbattled U.S. Rep. Ney won't seek re-electionHeat wave continues for parts of U.S.Hospitals now offer high-speed InternetApple options granted before stock jumpGoogle to distribute MTV clips with adsAmerisource and Kindred to combine unitsNew Jeep to come with biodiesel in tankWorkers strike at world's biggest copper mineWall Street ends lower after tepid jobs dataSwiss mountain crumbles under hot climateParents: Beware dangerous shopping cartsFirst Read: Bush dominating midtermsSchools struggle to combat foreign student dropForbes sells stake to group that includes BonoAltered images prompt photographer’s firing'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 4'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 4'Scarborough Country' for August 4'Tucker' for August 4Manatee spotted off shores of New York CityBush presses for comprehensive Mideast planSenegalese rappers struggle to keep it real2 brothers die in separate crashes on same road'Tween' girls ignore Hilary Duff's fashion picksIndonesia's recovery takes toll on forestsMartha Stewart settles insider trading chargesLieberman concedes; Lamont wins primaryLenovo expands use of AMD chipsThe latest crash test resultsFish-friendly shrimp nets proving effectiveSoak up ChicagoFrommer's best bets for dining in ChicagoFrommer's best museums in ChicagoBest bets for a place to stay in ChicagoBest authentic experiences in ChicagoWhere to find the best quality of lifeBush: Exiles should not set Cuba's futureWhat's the worst current commercial?Choose your favorite current commercialUniverse might be bigger, older than expectedPoll: Sen. Clinton strong in 2006, not 2008Apple debuts new computer, operating systemBush's moral compass out of whackLittle pirates of the CaribbeanThe last of the liberal Republicans?If forced to move, which Micropolitan would you choose?America's salty craving a risky addictionU.K. worker fired by text messageJJ RambergBedbugs make a comeback in the U.S.Iraq PM criticizes U.S. on Shiite militia attackBush is a dominating factor in midtermsGOP drops DeLay ballot removal effortDrive over 100 mph (without getting busted)Businesses tap into virtual world of marketingMexican leftist digs in for post-election fightAOL draws fire after releasing user search dataBest selling $20,000 carsMost expensive hotels in the U.S.Volunteers fix up decaying Skylab mock-up3 retirees credited with solving Colo. killer caseConsumer borrowing rises sharply in JuneWal-Mart raising starting pay at some storesKilling of Chinese dogs prompts anguish, reliefAt home with T.O.Evolution reversed to rebuild old geneVA loses another computer with personal info6-pound Chihuahua is tiny drug-finding dog‘Gentleman Bandit’ suspect dies at 81Online poker players face legal questions9 killed, 12 injured trying to elude Border PatrolWhat will the Fed do next?Starbucks fires union organizerBernanke, colleagues face close call on ratesSweltering July was 2nd-hottest on recordLAX equipment failure delays flights in U.S.Dads may suffer postpartum depression tooSludge, lack of testing cited in pipeline failureA smoke screen at the ballot box?Why do athletes cheat?Israel ready for full-scale assaultHezbollah plays on lack of Lebanese suppliesGM files claim for billions in Delphi caseBirds set migration record: 40,000 milesAuthorities looking for 11 Egyptian studentsBP’s 'Beyond Petroleum' image in jeopardyJudge turns down request to halt executionAuthorities: Spanish wildfires deliberately setProsecutors level charges in CIA abuse trialEarthquake of 6.7 magnitude hits near VanuatuSchools struggle to combat foreign student dropUltrasound scans can affect brain developmentAtlantis crew set for launch rehearsalsYour daily dose of science on the Web5,000-year-old treasures found in BulgariaWashington state fugitive arrested in CaliforniaHundreds flock to sniff stinky flowerU.S. fights N. Korea efforts to forge currencyDirty song lyrics can prompt early teen sexAid workers slain in Sri LankaSao Paulo police, banks hit in wave of attacksLife's ingredients in spaceHezbollah proves tenacious foeAre my children ready to fly by themselves?Today in history: August 8Lieberman’s troubles go beyond warBombing wipes out last route out of TyreSchools teach foreign languages earlierHouse incumbents at risk, poll findsCops quickly find stolen doughnut truckMultiple bombings, shootings kill 31 in IraqIsrael effectively shuts down southern LebanonArmy ponders amusement venue, hotelEx-wife: Accused killer threatened to kill meCheese-factory workers say they’ve won $208MPanda gives birth to giant cub, twins to twinsKatrina’s abandoned cars finally on the way outFitness fixes for the time-crunchedCourt hears of combat stress in Iraq rape caseIllinois high schools stepping up efforts to halt steroid useSpike in oil prices dents Wall StreetTech firm Reynolds to be bought by UniversalSony introduces Wi-Fi IM, music deviceWorker productivity growth slowsRed Lobster pinched over gift card feesTens of thousands flee Philippines volcanoHonda sets up U.S. subsidiary to build jetsCyber-victims lose to online schemesFirst Read: Lieberman camp cries foulAramark agrees to $6.3 billion buyoutDo you take small steps toward fitness?Poll:  Voters ready to dump incumbentsTornado hurts 4 in KansasTropical storm bears down on JapanJust one high-fat meal can be bad for arteriesUncertainty over Cuba’s fate easesMysterious disorder killing preemie babiesCablevision delays earnings reportTake down dam inside Yosemite?FBI hunts woman over husband’s hot oil deathWarmer Arctic village installs air conditioning'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 7'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 7'Scarborough Country' for August 7'Tucker' for August 7Google, News Corp. ink search, ad dealClampdown on money launderers in ZimbabweLouisiana tries mining mud to rebuild coastDubai’s artificial, palm-shaped isle takes rootU.S. scales back Atlantic hurricane forecastInside Dateline: Our journey into 'hell'Ohio murderer who asked for death is executedLeading Ney replacement may be ineligibleMSNBC.com Marks 10th AnniversaryInside Dateline: Columbine's lasting scars... and hopeMSNBC.com wins National Press Club "Best Journalism Site" Award for the fourth timeEnergy secretary is confident about oil suppliesSome New Orleans schools start year earlyLieberman campaign site, e-mail hackedMexico partial recount starts amid protestsSeals of approval for eco-friendly burialsExoplanet’s hidden star finally foundMen convicted in murder of 3 small childrenFed surprises markets, hiking rates againFed pauses after two-year rate-hiking spreePilgrims bottle 'papal' water for healing powersCollege-bound have lots of laptop optionsFamily’s weight comments harm girls for yearsMaking sense of microlensingDeLay to withdraw from Texas raceAttorney fails different kind of bar examSenate's top Democrat seeks VA chief's ousterTurning the Good Book to ill usesSome six-figure jobs don't need a fancy degreeCourt rules against man in porn-at-work caseNevada loses court battle over nuclear waste‘World Trade Center’ a waiting gameN.J. court weakens charities’ shield in sex casesD.C. refuses to turn on Libyan Embassy’s waterStudent loan firm aims to save you some moneyEditor charged in royal phone tap caseVeteran Cuban dissident Arcos dies at 79Key races in Tuesday's primariesSony to launch new wireless handheldGOP turnout likely key in McKinney's raceIsrael taps new general for Lebanon offensivePlan B maker says FDA promises to ‘act quickly’Twins tucked into separate beds for first timeSix Flags Darien Lake closing earlyTough choice: Celibate marriage or no licenseSuffered a stupidity attack? Call 911!Drunken German is an easy mark ... uhhh, euroFor discriminating bear, night of dinner theaterThe smoking gun? A nonsmoking juryOil giant BP's legacy of problemsInnovative music player — not an iPod!Microsoft releases 12 security fixesBP faces daunting repair on crippled pipelineWindow shoppers now have a new window‘Pray ball!’ Faith Nights debut in the majorsFEMA trailers helpful — in the right placeChinese basketball fans: 'I love this game'Was the BP pipeline problem preventable?13 killings in week put Indianapolis on edgeOh! Oh! Topless porn star parade gets OKMumbling caller triggers bomb scare in bankRita evacuee bus deaths raise safety questionsPakistan snow leopard cub heads to BronxFed’s ‘pause’ gives consumers breathing roomMother blames pedicure for daughter's deathPixar execs given low-cost stock optionsArmy shoots down military theme park ideaVote: Would you support an army amusement park?10 love-sick manatees put on a show in FloridaU.S. man walks nude to protest Iraq warReaders recall pain, pride of cancer recoverySoggy side effects put a damper on recoveryLive Vote: Is the porn star parade OK?Human bird flu death toll rising in IndonesiaJudge kills tiger-bitten man’s suit for chutzpahSuperstars of the video game worldBaby brains are hard-wired for mathSafety concerns raised on defibrillators4 penguins perish in freak Texas truck accidentMcKinney defeated in Georgia runoffDoctors to get less Medicare reimbursementEx-Md. cop pleads guilty to civil rights crimesWonder and whimsy on the WebGenesis 2: Wait till after ChristmasElevator Games: It's officialA milestone on MarsSouth Korea sending flood aid to NorthAdministration seeks to weaken war crimes lawToday in history: August 9Audacious victor versus steadfast incumbentA fight against terrorism — and disorganizationLamont relied on Net roots, grass rootsChinese punk rockers scream to be heardU.S. copter crashes as troops shift to capitalBig Dig ramp reopens after tunnel collapseU.S., France at odds over Lebanon demandRetired Russia colonel jailed for spying for U.K.Ariz. officials share data the old-fashioned wayIsrael steps up attacks after cease-fire dealLynx has kittens in reintroduction milestoneCuba enjoys warm ties with Caribbean nationsToll Brothers says home building slidingSprint Nextel to form network with WiMaxThree former Comverse execs chargedFCC to auction off rights to airwavesStocks lower after Fed holds rates steadyDisney profit up on studios, theme parksU.S.: 4 arrested over Jill Carroll’s kidnappingFirst Read: Incumbent losses foreshadow fallCisco rallies after bullish earnings outlookOfficial: Taliban militants hang 2 AfghansBizarre Morgellons condition: Is it real?Patients don't get therapy with antidepressantsDemocrats abandon independent LiebermanTop Democrats throw support to LamontAlong with pipeline, BP has an image to fixAfrican resentment against China growsAOL to offer free personalized domainsTests probe if pill-a-day can prevent AIDS'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 8'Tucker' for August 8'Scarborough Country' for August 8'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 8, 5 p.m.Naples mayor ‘sorry’ about U.S. tourist attack'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 8, 7 p.m.'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 9, 1 a.m.Brazil gang strikes a 3rd night in wave of terrorRep. Schwarz defeated in Michigan primaryMore Indian states ban Coke, Pepsi productsEnjoy endless summer with a lush, silky whitePolice arrest 4 alleged Craigslist prostitutesS. Dakota candidate, brother battle on abortionHIV patients get first once-a-day pillGates grants $500 million for AIDS careEastern Wash. state fires destroy 9 buildingsWeight gain dangerous for cancer survivorsBehind bars: How to pick the right one for youPizza warning labels? That's what AMA wantsHeart group sets new limit on trans fatDoes your heart need more vitamin B?Weight gain blamed for women's heartburnRestaurants offer too much of a bad thingGoodbye wheat, hello amaranth, say consumersBerries: Cancer-fighting super foods?Food labels don't stop unhealthy eating habitsWeighing in: Diet vs. exercise for losing pounds‘Hybrid’ hamburger blends soy and beefCan healthful eating save your eyes?Stuffed after the salad? Load up to lose weightHalf-ton Mexican man loses 200 poundsDiscoverer of ‘Van Allen Belts’ is deadUC libraries join Google book projectCyberbullying the newest threat to kidsHeart troubles often lead to depressionListerine touts health claims in new adDesigning the future: Where to stay in 2055Breakthrough gives 3-D vision of life’s dawn6 of 11 missing Egyptian students in custodyPhuket moves from recovery to prosperityAlaska governor institutes state hiring freezeSen. Clinton busts out at Museum of SexCamps aren't just for kids anymoreNed’s netroots lead to victory in ConnecticutInfomercial man shares handy-dandy secretsFarrakhan addresses Navajo Nation CouncilLive Vote: Sen. Clinton a sex symbol?BP Alaska woes impact Congress & ANWRT-Mobile aggressive in airwaves auctionAn insider's guide to food labelsStars are suspects in cosmic whodunitAbout 'Your Business'Mom's dieting habits can rub off on kidsYour Business: Aug-Oct 2006'Your Business' engages viewers in unique wayThe Fed shows its dovish sideBritish court convicts brothers in boy’s killingFort Bragg soldiers hurt by lightningBest to let baby control early eating of solidsBaby bats babble like human infantsBetter idea: Just leave the grenade beSmall business resourcesTeen arrested after mom found in freezerSugary drinks are piling on the poundsCyberbullying newest threat to kidsTokyo tops 'Big Mac' indexSlippery elm trees fall victim to poachersTattooed in TehranDepartment of Transportation laptop stolenWal-Mart seeks labor meeting in ChinaLawmaker’s home searched in teen’s deathPetition seeks to cancel 'Redskins' trademarkDelta posts 2.2 billion second-quarter lossCIA officer testifies on colleague’s alleged abuseNew test predicts if lung cancer will spreadSmall business travel: How to eat on the cheapBP admits knowledge of corrosion problemsWho is minding the Internet liquor store?Cholesterol drugs cut risk of second strokeNavajo woman gains in bid for tribal leadershipWhich rude behavior irritates you?Gov't promises veterans credit protectionFarrakhan too extreme for some NavajosShutdown prompts look at other pipelinesJapanese cars top list of dependable vehiclesRelease of wife accused of killing pastor delayedGoogle sponsors spyware warning projectBush officials voice concern over DarfurKatrina housing grants still weeks awayFEMA lets $1.5 billion in hurricane contractsMovie transfers to DVDs to become easierSailor charged with espionage in laptop theft‘Bully’ video game runs afoul of criticsStatue of Liberty’s crown to stay closedStudy: Marketers to blame for pop-up adsFive spa trendsPentagon’s airship plans are up in the airTraveling China's ancient Silk RoadPssst! The one with the cash is over there!Swiss bank takes ‘deposit and forget’ to extremeWhat’s that spell? Judicial misconduct!Iranians say they cloned a sheepCops: Video shows adults using kids to shopliftRobert McCullough, rights activist, dies at 64School ‘crossed line’ on student recruitmentWired pulls space articles amid questionsScientific smorgasbord on the WebThe evolution dialoguesTriple-teaming dark energyShould the Statue of Liberty's crown be reopened?PlanetSpace's grand planKabul wilts under power cutsChina evacuates 433,000 before stormToday in history: August 10With bridges gone, Lebanese struggleLightning rod Lieberman tests party loyaltiesDetails emerge on alleged plot to bomb airlinersBlast near Shiite shrine kills 35; 122 woundedChertoff: Threat ‘suggestive of an al-Qaida plot’Rising oil prices pressure Wall StreetU.S. air passengers face increased securityXM channels to air on Alltel cell phonesIowa to showcase White House hopefulsU.S. trade deficit narrows slightlyGoogle to keep storing search requestsChina death toll from typhoon climbs to 319Economists sees sluggish growth into 2007IBM to buy FileNet for $1.6 billionRobot shopping carts follow you aroundImmigrants seen not taking Americans' jobsFirst Read: GOP tries to make hay on LamontBird flu testing expanding to rest of U.S.McKinney's future unsure after Ga. lossThwarted plot may have been ‘the Big One’'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 9'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 9'Tucker' for August 9'Scarborough Country' for August 9Swann unveils book in Pa. campaign fightDutch arrest Rwandan on war crimes suspicionBP sees Alaska repairs costing $100 millionHeated N.Y. GOP senate debateSugar Land mayor to seek DeLay's seatGM revives Chevrolet Camaro muscle carThis SUV goes off-road -- and on waterRep. William Jefferson gets competitionNew airport security rulesDo you believe in hell?Man tries to enter cockpit of flight from JordanMeet the Press links — Sunday, Aug. 13Inside Dateline: Our journey into 'hell'Tortoise droppings lead to airport surpriseMan crashes through airport fence in Fla.Alleged terror plot brings chaos to U.K. airportsStress may trigger teen eating disordersTravel-industry stocks drop after terrorist alertExplosives can be hidden in devices, liquidsWant to make it to 100? You've got to have faithMajor terrorist attack thwartedMSNBC.com is the consumer choice for online newsBush vows vigilance after news of plane attackTerror threat slams air carriers in mid-reboundStress again building in New OrleansTerror plot reverberates through economy‘Half Nelson’ is Gosling’s breakthroughLieberman launches independent campaignBetter airport security technology goes unusedImClone fails to find buyer; starts CEO searchWho's stronger on national securityLive Vote: Will you change your travel plans?Muslims fear backlash over disrupted attackAttorney: Shooting suspect wants to admit guiltStress building as Katrina anniversary nearsLieberman web site hack probes launchedCracks appearing in Israeli support for warBombers likely hoped to maximize terrorAstronauts board shuttle for mock countdownTerror plot appears linked to al-Qaida, PakistanHow close did we come to another 9/11?Oil field closing may have ripple effectBP to keep part of oil field open during repairsMiss. woman surrenders in hot-oil deathAmerican in line to be first female space touristPrudhoe Bay’s crude past seeps to the surfaceIllinois cop faces sexual assault chargesDeath toll in Ethiopia flooding reaches 250Heart disease patients may suffer PTSDPerfume sector embraces celebrity scentsTerror threat prompts expanded luggage searchGamblers left hanging after betting site shutsOfficials probe Lieberman site crashStalemate predicted in high-def DVD warTrail appears to lead back to PakistanCalifornia officials eye ice to ease crunchAttorneys cite bias against Arab-American menBill would aid study of ancient remains5 children die in Missouri house fireReport outlines prison horror in Katrina’s wakeA look at effects of terror plot on air travelWhat new school beverage rules meanShould you stay or should you go?Soldiers say they watched attack on AfghanDriver in fatal crash eluded agents beforeCoping with travel under new restrictionsSigns in airliner plot point to al-QaedaStakeouts, tips and wiretaps led to arrestsToday in history: August 11Cities, states take action on global warmingMoon will muscle in on meteor showerMake the most of the meteor showerU.S. warns of possible terror attacks in IndiaMore must-see science on the WebMake the most of the meteor showerScience of a flightmareU.K. names 19 terror suspects, freezes assetsMoney trail tracked in U.K. terror plot probeWill Cuba’s revolutionary return to power?Not the Cuban planned for Castro’s 80thList of suspects issued in aircraft terror plotGM to show off fuel cell-powered carFirst Read: GOP tries to make hay on LamontJapanese economy keeps expandingScientists look at worms for ‘wine nose’BetOnSports shutting U.S.-focused operationsRetail sales rebounded in JulyRebels: Sri Lanka widens attacks, bombs campApple maneuvers to keep shares listedAbramoff cohort pleads guiltyReport: Fewer high schoolers having sexCVRD makes $15 billion offer for IncoBush's rating drops on nearly every issueIntrawest to go private for $2.8 billionStocks move up as terror risks weighedAirline shares nosedive amid terror concernsMan convicted of killing 3 executed in MontanaBusy readers share how they squeeze in exercise5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico CityStudy finds no benefit for delivering twins early62 killed in Baghdad attacks'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for August 10Readers share their beliefs on hellTranscript for Aug. 13'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 10, 5 p.m.'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for August 10, 7 p.m.'Scarborough Country' for August 10Indonesia stays execution of Christian militants'Tucker' for August 10, 4 p.m.'Tucker' for August 10, 6 p.m.EU to gather experts, ministers after bomb plotPolice arrest 5 for attacks at National MallAirline ban on liquids hits duty-free shops hardThe art of the pitch: Engage your audienceDems to contest Ney replacement3 U.S. soldiers killed in AfghanistanWhat's next in airline security? Speedos?Exercise can benefit colon cancer survivalBarbecue and Bush net GOP $750,000Indian floods kill 350, leave 4 million homelessKy. governor spared trial, for nowConn. primary winner decided in coin tossTo pig or not to pig? — BP’s big questionItaly arrests 40 in crackdown on Islamic placesHouse panel chief: BP hedged pipeline problemJudge nixes Maryland early voting34-year lottery quest finally pays offDems assail GOP ‘terror’ fundraisingCourt upholds random searches in NYC subwayEx-Wal-Mart exec gets home confinementVote: What was this week's most bone-headed business move?Muppets maestro performs an adult actU.S. expects Cuba’s Fidel-Raul transfer to failThe day the enemy became 'Islamic fascists'Molecular janitors help explain Alzheimer'sGrass: Literary reputation hurt by SS admissionText of U.N. resolution on Lebanon cease-fireIt’s primo, man — real gouda stuff!GOP ups ante with London, LamontWhere will all that liquid contraband go?Surveillance too tight for plot success, U.S. saysDetails emerge about terrorist suspectsMaking a difference against multiple myelomaUniversal Orlando to raise ticket pricesSolved! The case of the mystery maidSystems exist to find liquid explosivesSperm-donor siblings unite onlineIn the art world, this is really bigFeds will continue BetOnSports caseWhy isn't tech keeping airplanes safe?The worst predatorCan surgery cure Tourette Syndrome?Shuttle set for huge construction jobU.S. to begin rollout of e-passportsRecycling single-use devices raises concernsStreets of resentment and fearWhy isn't tech keeping airplanes safe?Ailing Sheehan says she’ll keep up protestPolice pose as cabbies to halt crime spreeToday in history: August 123 more arrested on cell-phone terror chargesSpaceship guru looks over the horizonA pact on mercury in scrap yardsWeekend field trips on the WebJapanese and French satellites go into orbitMan accused of releasing pit bulls on peopleBigelow's bigger ambitionsIncreasingly, Bush escapes the media pack‘Serial shooter’ suspects indictedAshcroft finds his niche in private sectorFive stars for space spiceBrothers emerge as a focus of bomb plot probeDay after cease-fire is Israeli military's deadliestReport: Castro walking, talking after surgery13 killed when bus crashes in MexicoNBC: Castro ‘doing fine,’ confidante saysSource: U.S., U.K. at odds over timing of arrestsWar shrine divides Japanese premiership race19th century weathervane sells for $1.2 millionWildfire near Reno containedCastro’s images appear in Cuban newspaperFor Israel, cease-fire an imperfect dealAirports’ banned items turned into eBay cashIs an armament sickening U.S. soldiers?Vote: Is depleted uranium is sickening soldiers?Company recalls library toys because of leadRyan to be quizzed over death row pardonsYoung Muslim rage takes root in BritainChinese acrobat dies in fall at Six Flags parkToday in history: August 13U.S. response to terror plot was swift, secretiveThousands rally against Mideast conflictCamper who died refused food, cadets sayAirlines say British air travel ‘grinding to a halt’Polygamist’s daughter on FBI ‘most wanted’ listConnecticut may be a 2008 previewSearch me?Lebanese head home as cease-fire takes effectBritain: New terrorism attempt ‘highly likely’Two more pairs of panda twins born in ChinaCommuter train, car collide in L.A.; 7 injuredSpending to death: How much is living worth?Bishop sorry for not turning in accused priestNo benefit to adding 4th AIDS drug to cocktailOne-a-day AIDS pill shows promiseIndiana house fire kills 4 peopleFarmer in Mideast cross-fire hopes for peaceMich. bridge security tightened after arrestsBush sought to cut $6M in screening technologyGetting work done on your home?Anybody who is not afraid to fail is a winnerFor some kids, A's really payAmerica’s megadollar dormsAmerica’s megadollar dormsConn. Senate nominee stunned by partisanshipExercise OK for older hypertension patientsFeeling blue? Try saying, 'I do'Anti-Chavez rebel leader escapes Venezuela jailMining merger madness attracts global interestFeds hike ex-Enron boss fine to $183 millionFeds hike ex-Enron boss fine to $183 millionWall Street back on inflation watchAirlines to cut Heathrow flightsStewart home on market for 2 monthsFed chief wants to improve communicationShutdown blow to Alaska's economy3 die in helicopter crash off Oregon coastPrescription giveaways draw complaintsJournalist Carroll asked to die by gunGender-bending popular in video gamesMexico's scorned election challenger soldiers onPower outage brings rush-hour chaos in TokyoSon of novelist, peace activist killed in LebanonTSA relaxes rules for some carry-onsGates stresses value of HIV prevention drugsFormerly conjoined twins doing betterClaws come out over Katrina dog rescuesToday in history: August 14Hezbollah proves determined forceFox sites to sell movies, shows for downloadTo hell and backMicrosoft to sell software tools for gamesSleuths search for Apollo 11’s mystery tapesBlame TV for useless NFL preseason gamesN. Korea’s Kim makes public appearanceAstronomers struggle to define ‘planet’Britain downgrades terror threat levelTop Chavez foe escapes prison in VenezuelaU.S. arrests last two missing Egyptian studentsBut what about my brother, ‘Other’?Live Vote: Should ‘None’ be on the ballot?Nikkei closes higher after outage causes glitchSir, we have a wee problem hereAny trouble from you, and the bus gets shorter!Cuban state TV releases new video of CastroTomahawk vs. Taser? My money’s on TaserFor Republicans, bad gets worse in NortheastMoney disappears from checking accounts, againAmerican vehicles are piling on the poundsU.S. gas prices hit another record highChicago stuffs itself in advance of foie gras banU.S., Iraq dispute blasts in Shiite neighborhoodMissouri base leads in ‘don’t ask’ dischargesDrug smugglers may be using submarinesBush: Hezbollah defeated by IsraelSegway launches two new scootersEvangelicals hate Gibson's sin, love his 'Passion'Iranian censors clamp down on bloggersChina mulls raising oil, power pricesPepsiCo names new chief executive