NBC News articles 2006 december


Americans risk averse in health-plan choiceMan has hand transplant - 30 years after lossLaughter yoga no joke for fad's followersPent up business demand for Vista? Not reallyAIDS shrinks life span of half S. African teensPrivate landowners conserve 37 million acresPregnant women warned about antidepressantFor some students, a moving incentive to studyBiologists probe vanishing sage grouseFree speech and the delusion of grandeurBoeing prepares to build 787 DreamlinerSun Valley gets low grade on environmentChina court rejects Times researcher’s appealEx-CIA worker pleads guilty to burglaryRoman tomb found at London churchIraq panel: Withdraw combat units by 2008Authorities fear dangers of online ‘rat’ databaseScientists say one asteroid doomed dinosScientific smorgasbord on the WebStephen Hawking in spaceNASA sticks with shuttle tank designGlobal warming linked to bigger monsoonsIndonesia pulls U.S. wrestling programs off TVReaders share how they handle tension triggersStrategies for handling a stress-filled lifeJapanese defensive missile testedJudge to release man wrongly convicted of rapeMagnitude 6.3 quake hits SumatraToday in History - Dec. 1Hundreds of thousands protest in BeirutMexico's president takes office amid fistfightsLeahy expresses outrage at travel terror ratingsTwo more test positive in ex-spy’s poisoningChavez says sniper plot against opponent foiledFeds crack down on teen, preteen ‘model’ sitesU.S. considers ending outreach to insurgentsSecurity of electronic voting is condemnedNew rules make firms track e-mails, IMsA circle of strengthExperts unravel secrets of ancient computerRomanian indicted for hacking in U.S.Italian government to reduce its Alitalia stakeDutch court jails 4 for plotting terror attacksPublisher briefly pulls Russian edition of Forbes3 killed, 11 hurt in U.S.-backed Iraqi raidsObama church visit follows Dems' exurbia gainsU.K. plan gives green light to road tollsOPEC president: Cartel likely to trim outputChrysler offers $1,000 incentivesGOP chair urges party to refocus on core3 more Texans vanish across Mexican borderHuge war spending bill to test DemocratsKiller whale rejoins SeaWorld show after attackBernanke serves policy for breakfastBut, it's ... and other dieting mistakesConstruction irks students during finalsDid fourth man witness groom's shooting?U.S. manufacturing sector contractsPelosi chooses Reyes to run intel panelU.S. construction activity plungesSpy case raises questions on radiation responseCondors poisoned from lead ammo, suit saysToy Test 2006 winnersFEC to Pols: Blow whistle on yourselfJudge tells wife killer to pay young sons $10MItaly pulls its last 44 troops out of IraqDeadly mine blast blamed on torch, gas leakPolice: Man kills child at Dutch primary schoolBingo habit blamed for grandma’s drug runningGOP faces struggle in 2008 Senate racesColombian rebels kill 17 soldiers in ambushWorld AIDS Day marked by warningsImproving customer service in the air‘Worst Person in the World’: Brent BozellBipartisan group expected to urge Iraq pullbackGunmen kidnap soccer official in Baghdad‘Tabs’: The Wiggles lose lead Wiggle'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Nov. 30'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Nov. 30'Scarborough Country' for Nov. 30'Tucker' for Nov. 30L.A. archdiocese settles 45 sex abuse casesFrench airline offers Paris-N.Y. — with frillsBush to hold separate talks with Shiites, SunnisSkywatch: Spot an unusual planet trioToyota beats Ford again, GM, Chrysler sales upHouse GOP agrees on offshore drilling billBush: AIDS ‘can be defeated’Sheriff in caged-children case smelled urineHighlights of the L.A. Auto ShowLockup: Holman Correctional FacilityOn The Level is a new columnRegular Joe: Saddam's death may bring hope to IraqisHigh court to tackle faith-based charity fundingOrbital repairmen will have to try againSupreme Court takes ‘Bong Hits 4 Jesus’ caseOne-time world's heaviest woman dies at 63Phoenix airport to test X-ray screeningLebanon — a nation dividedMom who bludgeoned daughter gets 30 yearsAll we girls want for Christmas — golf stuffGates Foundation changes its structureThe best corporate citizensBoss of black L.A. fireman fed dog food retiresMoney finally flowing at Calif. stem cell agencyLive in a landmarkAvoid the 'gotchas' of online shoppingSony game unit appoints new presidentIndiana’s Bayh to take first step toward ’08 bidMaking a difference one teacher at a time‘Go west, young man’ acquires new meaningWarren Jeffs operating from behind bars?Nevada dinosaur fossils unveiledAncient skull found on N.Y. propertyExperts reconstruct Leonardo fingerprintHow to catch your dream jobChase your dream job, but keep your day jobLa. man arrested in serial-killer investigationFor the best European skiing, head for the AlpsHumans said have huge impact on erosionDespite U.S. dismissal, Iran letter had purposeAppeals launched over species protectionOhio considering spaceport dealAriz. officials apologize for racist TV program‘Elastogram’ instantly diagnoses breast cancerBrewer: Butt out and let us sell Santa beerScientists puzzled by extreme penguin divesN.H. Democrats settle phone-jamming lawsuitDid herpes study put pregnant women at risk?GIs may get highest award for sacrificing lives‘Snake King’ dies of cobra biteIn the West, conservative means ‘conserve’Critics rail against NYPD raids after shootingFuneral held for NYC shooting victimWeekend field trips on the WebProtecting NASA's prizesBlack entertainers struggle with the n-wordToday in History - Dec. 2Australian boy loses leg in shark attack2 cops arrested in U.S. journalist’s death freedGSA chief seeks to cut budget for auditsAfghanistan opium crop sets recordYoung Lords of Chaos'Someone has to die tonight'Clinton tours tsunami reconstruction projects3 car bombs in Baghdad kill 51, wound dozensIraq plan strives to bridge divideSpy's contact: I was poisoned for secrets swapCastro absent from Cuban revolution paradeNew York cracks down on mystery meatsAntarctica's enormous clout comes into viewHezbollah supporters pitch tents in BeirutTeen accused of killing with sword blames momWal-Mart has itself to blame for current woesFor Ky. war hero, wounds are invisibleRumsfeld's pre-quitting memo urged Iraq shiftBlue Origin rocket reportAt ethics exam, someone may have cheatedJudge's order reveals FEMA aid shortcomingsIn Beirut, signs of Lebanon's growing fault linesMed school's antique cadaver found — on eBayRed Cross fears 700 dead in Philippines stormToday in History - Dec. 3Police: Angry driver kills egg-throwing teenMurderer captured after 33 years on the lamPinochet fighting for life after heart attackWar widow dedicates plaque with Wiccan signReport: North Korea offers uranium to Russia3 killed as Afghan suicide bomber targets NATOVenezuela’s Chavez rolls to re-electionLame-duck Congress may run out the clockFunding continues for illness scientists dismissClinton, Bayh step up 2008 exploratory effortsTop aide: Bush not seeking cover to exit IraqSaddam’s lawyers appeal his death sentence5 years after 9/11, mail keeps coming to WTCMTP Transcript for Dec. 3Boy dies in N.H. holiday parade float accidentAt 88, renowned baby doc still soothing parentsHaircut for student may get principal in troubleBreyer speaks on minorities’ political rightsSaudi students return to West after 9/11 setbackSupreme Court takes on K-12 schools racial mix1 killed as Sunnis, Shiites clash in West BeirutMiss Rodeo America is twice a winnerWall Street investors await shopping newsCitrus industry still reeling from '05 hurricanesRetailers tap customers to fill holiday sales jobsFew changes expected in Pentagon under GatesPfizer ends development of key cholesterol drugWall Street Journal unveils redesignInternational PeriscopePolitics complicate Hemingway restorationBest ‘Housewives’ plot so far this season?Wildfire threat eases in Southern CaliforniaTroops close in on 2 police compounds in FijiSchool killings up slightly, U.S. study findsToday in History - Dec. 4The CIA and the militant who eluded itDiversity runs deep on Discovery’s crewHeavy rains from typhoon to hit VietnamU.S. Marine convicted in Philippines rape caseSpace shuttle crew arrives for countdownEgyptians leave ancient sites to the deadBritain’s poisoned spy inquiry shifts to MoscowRare insignia of Constantine’s foe foundClinton dogged by questions of ‘electability’For defense nominee, echoes of old questionsAnnan: Life for Iraqis worse than with Saddam4 U.S. Marines killed in copter crash in AnbarDo parents brag too much?UN: Snows threaten 300,000 quake survivorsBank of New York to buy MellonHomeland security vs. garage door openersLSI Logic agrees to acquire Agere SystemsU.S. retail gas prices continue to rise slightlyAOL to launch ad-supported Latino portalOfficial: Up to 80 Taliban militants killedConsumers warned about no-swipe credit cardsWas it a Howard Dean election?Attorneys: Images show harsh tactics on PadillaWall Street stumbles on manufacturing dataCNBC relaunches Web siteSupreme Court weighs race in assigning schoolsAirbus formally launches A350 jet programMemo to Rumsfeld: Too little, too lateSurvey: Most U.S. workers getting holiday giftsJohn Bolton resigns as ambassador to U.N.Bush to host Blair a day after Iraq report releaseBush meets with Shiite leader at White HouseNearly 400 ill on world's largest cruise shipAge no barrier to anorexia, experts sayPending home sales fell in OctoberShuttle Discovery readies for 12-day missionPilgrim's Pride to buy Gold Kist for $1.1 billionBest bets for a place to stay in MontrealMemorable MontrealFrommer's favorite experiences in MontrealBest family hotels and restaurants in MontrealBest bets for dining in MontrealFedEx ground-delivery rates to rise 4.9 percentSteeler greets biracial children from S. KoreaBush meets with Shiite leaderReaders share reaction to ‘Beyond Conviction’Breyer: Courts should look after minority rightsFreight train derails, leaks chemicals in IllinoisBrownback takes step toward presidential runObese can get healthier without dietingEgypt arrests American, others in terrorist plotLevin to seek another Senate term in '08South Africa’s ‘Houdini’ behind bars againPinochet shows improvement after heart attackNavy submariner pleads guilty to espionageMissouri, Illinois residents still without powerGates wins unanimous committee approvalTheoreticians ponder why we exist'Tucker' for Dec. 1'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 1'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 1Libby defense: Too preoccupied with IraqSticker shock in sick bayTrucker convicted in smuggling deaths caseYou sound so much more like us, your majestyFDA to probe safety of popular heart stentsNew guidelines for sedating childrenDocs blast inappropriate ads for childrenBush welcomes children to White HouseForecast just before earthquake possibleCourts ponder value of man’s best friendSenate will be tough on 2008 hopefulsWyoming's Sen. Thomas leaves hospital earlyDoctor charged with criminal conflict of interestStudents honored for science innovationsKennedy could be swing vote in school race caseWeekly travel quizDean: Dems must work to defend '06 gainsBlair unveils proposals for new nuclear arsenalSmashing the clockCompanies increasingly pushing healthy habitsSantas stay jolly in face of snotty noses, wet laps2008 GOP field disappoints some conservativesBoys at greater risk of high blood pressureWarmer Earth may slash farm yieldsBrazil creates new protected areas in AmazonBaby hospitalized with high blood-alcohol levelSpend Christmas in your bathing suitN.C. police kill suspect in PlayStation 3 robberyNASA to set up polar moon campNew tsunami may be due for IndonesiaVacationing in Romania — to care for babiesGovt. is looking in wrong place for bird fluCough medicine drug a hallucinogen for teensIs the FBI doing its best to combat terrorism?Intrepid set to depart New York TuesdayVermont military families grieve losses togetherMilitary commander seizes control of FijiStudy: Neanderthals may have been cannibalsBassem Youssef, in his own wordsFBI depositions: Lack of terrorism knowledge?Ga. state senator's wife faces deportationWoman to stand trial in baby-as-weapon caseStay connected: Best cell phones for childrenPanel rejects extra checks on electronic votingDinosaur nest sold for an amazing $420,000Once rare, Florida panthers are reboundingBusinessman tries to end Mississippi’s bad rapNew heart drug dead, but older choices on handOxygen therapy: Should it be started sooner?Vote: What is the right age to get a child a cell phone?Your daily dose of science on the WebCome aboard, Dr. HawkingGot scent? SF bus shelters get cookie aromaHouse to vote on abortion anesthesia billWho should win TV Golden Globes?High-end sound for low-end speakersA precarious shelter in AfghanistanToday in History - Dec. 5Census counts 100,000 contractors in IraqArmy battling to save equipmentGunman opens fire on U.S. Embassy in YemenAl-Maliki: Iraq to call for regional conferenceGift cards: Why cash is still betterAlps experiencing warmest time in 1,300 yearsToll’s profit drops as housing softensWarner to Bush: Include Dems in Iraq debateCall for better YouTube copyright systemStocks rally as investors ignore Pfizer newsFirst President Bush sobs while talking of JebProductivity slows as factory orders dropCustomers rap utility for outage after stormWho does the government count as 'employed'?November layoffs rise by 11 percentRumsfeld calls Iraq options memo weeks-oldUSS Intrepid freed from mud on 2nd attemptBoston law would mandate background checks, training for bouncersLate payments on subprime loans soarCops: Teen coerced to expose herself over WebChanges in Iraq policy now seem inevitablePerfect gifts for globe-trottersClinton reaches out to Iowa, New HampshireMaliki says Iraq will call for Mideast conferenceNFL video game gives fans virtual chalkboardPogo cardio, anyone? Workouts get wackyService sector perks up in NovemberAs ‘President,’ voters show hawkish desireDeportation order lifted for Ga. senator’s wifeGM makes rollover protection standard for ’12Court rules for immigrant on deportation issueSheriff: Alabama mom, man held in boy’s deathMySpace building tool to block sex offendersChina tourism hinges on infrastructureMars orbiter photographs four probesTips for the long haul'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 4'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 4'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 4'Tucker' for Dec. 4Russia bars extradition of spy-case suspectsShuttle launch outlook becomes cloudierHackers attack U.S. Naval War CollegeTop 10 cities for shopaholicsGood news! Cost of having fun is going down!Bonior to lead Edwards' expected campaignBusiness schools take aim at bad writingSwedish cops kept record of beautiful womenBush, advisers get early peek at Iraq reportEmotions emerge in Ohio caged-children caseImaginary friends and enemies are goodCubans in the dark about Castro's conditionBranson’s approach to charity is the samePelosi vows not to cut off Iraq troop fundingAir-traffic system outage grounds flightsBrazil frees passports of pilots in deadly crashThieves exploit phone system for the deafBefore you pack your skis, do your researchCell phones don’t cause cancer, huge study saysHeart patients with stents face blood-clot risksPelosi: 'We will not cut off funding' for IraqNew York City passes trans fat banAmericans wanted in kidnapping of EgyptianWho is the better Bush?Hawaii school policy favoring natives upheldFord to improve roof strength on some vehiclesSun unleashes major solar flareBankruptcy filings fall by a third over last yearHot headphones for your holiday gift listSuicidal risk of antidepressants lessens with ageIran to host Holocaust conference next weekMusharraf: Pakistan would give up KashmirLebanon now a top terrorist breeding groundSomething for every male golfer, new and oldExec who led plan to retool Wal-Mart outOnline shoppers count on free shippingClosed Taco Bells all used same food distributorReport: And the healthiest state in the U.S. is...Gift cards can be a costly convenienceOnline directions may have misled Calif. familyMan allegedly charmed victims before killingIntel to offer up low-cost laptop in BrazilProsecutors: Man faked retardation for benefitsIran blocks access to YouTubeMen wounded by cops dispute officials’ accountMost Toyotas will not be made in Japan in ’07Diamond trade now not like film, officials sayText messages and luck led to missing familyGot cookie-scented ads? Not in San Francisco12-year-old gets a bad unwrapFlatulence forces emergency landingHot lead for warm beerAfghan suicide bomber targets NATO convoyCoup leader declares state of emergency in FijiToday in History - Dec. 6Wonder and whimsy on the WebTech could help college athletes stay connectedSaved by a cell phoneReport to urge Bush to put screws to IraqLandmark radio telescope falls on hard timesHillary Clinton's early movesHezbollah gambles in quest for dominanceProbe watches as black hole devours starPolice treating Russian spy death as murderClick here for drug offenders in your areaPanel says U.S. policy in Iraq ‘is not working’Robert Gates confirmed as secretary of defenseAchoo! Are any pets allergy free?Electronics with feminine flair5-day work week is a Capitol Hill culture shockYahoo tries to fix the mess it has madeAwesome auto does 1,000,000 miles, retiresHome-loan demand rises as refinancing surgesEgypt finds 4,000-year-old doctor’s mummyDistraught rescue crews come up just shortHelicopter pilots attempt pole-to-pole journeyVice president’s daughter said to be pregnantService sector report lifts Wall StreetIraq Study Group executive summary excerptsU.K. cable firm NTL ends bid for ITV channelText of letter from Iraq commission co-chairs3 killed, 46 hurt in downtown Milwaukee blastChina firms unveil new video playersAutomakers show off their looks in L.A.Admirers swarm Bill Clinton in Vietnam visitOriginal Edison light bulbs to be auctionedPope praises Muslims after trip to TurkeyJamba Juice warns about smoothiesFive big firms to promote electronic health filesU.S. troops quizzed after Kyrgyz man shot deadGuinness-guzzling camel crashes Irish partyGene linked to heavy smoking foundReaders share most notorious Christmas lettersU.S. looks to Disney to improve imageAmericans seeking new blood for leadershipIce tree braves balmy Austrian winter‘Worst Persons in the World’: Grinch-y family‘Tabs’: Madonna's marital woesMother of beheaded Indonesian forgives killersClouds worry shuttle launch plannersDeath toll in Vietnam rises to 59 from stormNight launch big on 'wow factor'Beware the beach massageWhy a night launch is the right launch'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 5'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 5Photos strengthen case for water on Mars'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 5'Tucker' for Dec. 5Which live screw-up was most embarrassing?Study says global warming will stifle oceansRetailers cracking down on return fraudWhat do you think?: Iraq Study Group report11 U.S. service members killed in IraqBatty discovery: The longest tongueHow holiday shopping may affect the dollarThe last tax-free Christmas online?Llamas enlisted to thwart biological weaponsPortion sizes growing with American waistlinesCruising for a recoveryMorning-after pill on shelves, but debate ragesLufthansa orders 20 more 747s from BoeingGOP Congress moves toward adjournment‘Twenty Four Seven’ has zero to offerStevens: No U.S. flag amendment neededDifficult 2007 predicted for auto industryCustomer reviews becoming more commonU.S. troops in Iraq welcome Group Study reportSyria, Iran will help U.S. with Iraq — for favorsAgents: Child smuggling rises over holidaysN.J. woman collects Silly String for serious use‘Crime & Punishment’ profile: Chandra CarleFannie Mae restates earnings by $6.3 billionStranded man's death offers harsh lessonsDistraught rescue crews come up just shortStarbucks cashes in on loyalty cardBlockbuster expects more consolidationOnline diagnosis: Web helpful, but doc is bestGroup hopes to stem Mexican tech brain drainOne million Zunes by June? Microsoft says yesDrug addiction rising in Afghan childrenTaco Bell acts after E. coli outbreakCongressional Black Caucus names new chairU.N. council OKs regional force for SomaliaSailor sentenced to 12 years for espionageWarmed-up oceans reduce key food linkMan fined for puzzling hotel pig tossEurope’s traditional ski and snowboard resortsConservative scholars ease gay rabbi banMajor labels to offer music in MP3 formatMicrosoft investigates Word flawSympathy for the KimsNintendo cautions gamers on Wii safetyDo you agree with the Jewish scholars' decision?Gaming PCs surpass new consolesSurvivors gather to honor Pearl Harbor victimsAmerica victorious in virtual war on terrorHave St. Paul’s remains been unearthed?Love or hate the Hallmark commercial?Nephew of ex-NAACP director sentencedScientific smorgasbord on the WebGeek gift guideIraq panel offers a ‘Realist Manifesto’Today in History - Dec. 7The long path to bipartisan compromisePoverty follows families to the suburbsSadly, Gibbs may be Redskins' problemOn display, the fruits of Afghan altruismLawyer denies Russian in coma from poisoningBush says U.S. ‘will prevail’ in IraqHamilton: Iraq 'perilously close' to hopeless4 sentenced to death for firing on U.S. warshipsDo you think you've hit your sexual prime?Do we really have a sexual prime?Officials: Father died of hypothermiaLow clouds force delay of shuttle launchHonest guy gets $10K he found — 10 years laterRussia wants to join NASA moon programOne final mission for USS ArizonaSeminole Tribe buys Hard Rock cafe businessNTT DoCoMo recalls Sanyo battery packsCongress struggles to break final logjamHastert adjusts to no longer being the bossRare tornado damages area of north LondonMcDonald’s testing Angus burgers in L.A.Jobless claims fall by largest amount in monthsWhat now, Mr. President?News Corp, Liberty close to stake dealGunmen attack Saudi security personnelNew York skyscraper sale sets new recordStocks close lower amid Yahoo shake-upOlmert rejects linking Iraq to Israel’s conflictsReaction mixed to V.P.'s daughter's pregnancySome Iraq report changes sound familiarLet your inner frat boy loosePatience growing thin in Midwest power outageMan invents mugging to avoid wife’s wrath'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 6'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 6'Tucker' for Dec. 6'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 6Brazil air traffic improves, but crisis lingersDropping statins may increase heart attack riskTamiflu takers: Watch out for bizarre behaviorSago mine explosion blamed on lightningWho should win top Grammy prizes?Two species cooperate to huntDemocrats by the numbersIf the NCAA ran our presidential electionsPhoenix police say Baseline Killer in custodyAllstate to stop insuring new N.J. homeownersHewlett-Packard, Calif. strike deal in spy caseHigh court to hear lawsuit against stockbrokersA menorah flickers in RoatanGive presents, not offenseVote: Do you enjoy office gift exchanges?Holiday gifts: Make your own sugar scrubConsumer borrowing plunged in OctoberIvory Coast rebels deny blood diamond tradeHouston suburb in dispute over mosque planWhere was this photo taken?Where was this photo taken?Minneapolis Christmas: Winter WonderlandJewelers react to film about conflict diamondsMalaria fueling the spread of HIV in AfricaTiny, strong magnets in toys hazardous for totsSecurity-conscious NASA tightens e-mail policyHezbollah calls for show of force in LebanonRisk takers follow in parents' footstepsFDA panel backs safety of drug-coated stentsHoliday light displays that are ... lights outGirl in Texas foster home dies; boy, 14, arrestedMcCartney, U2 join U.K. copyright reform effortShuttle veteran to rewire space labAfter 53 shuttle launches, it's time to flyElectronic ‘elves’ can unwrap online bargainsCongress passes first-ever autism billBuried babies suggest prehistoric compassionPearl Harbor survivor witnesses history — twiceTaco Bell can expect diners back, experts sayMicrosoft format approved as standardGroup advocates game-rating systemGrave threat from Somali militantsReleased to kill again?A trip to Egypt and JordanShhh! Silversea’s Whisper is wonderfulChewable pill stops pregnancy, freshens breathCops accused of skipping line to buy PS3sSite allows virtual ‘for sale’ sign on homeIraqi marshlands partially restoredWal-Mart fires ad agency after one monthU.S.-bound cargo ships to get nuclear once-overNew flight, no ticketPulitzers to honor photographer 26 years laterTeen girls should scale back their weigh-insSaturn to add compact car to lineupGM exec says focus is now back on designMom indicted in baby-microwaving caseRumsfeld faces personal suit by detaineesDoes game violence make teens aggressive?Bargains roasting on an open fire ...IRS puts snag in gifts to firefighter familiesL.A. cop arrested for alleged assault on teenQuick stops on the scientific WebOutfitters for the space rushToday in History - Dec. 8For now, an unofficial rivalryIraqis say Saudis financing Sunni insurgentsJudges accused of driving drunk, ditching beerReaders comment on reports from AntarcticaThe last gasp of a smoke-filled room?Costly fleet update faltersLegal troubles for Liberian ex-president’s sonU.S. says 20 insurgents slain in Iraq fightingThe persistently poorPoisoned spy probe closes in on London hotelGuantanamo detainees going to a new prisonChinese auto parts firm eyes Ford unitEMI near $3.9 billion deal with investor groupPoll shows IM gap between teens, adultsResearchers: Software can nip eBay fraud in the budReckson shareholders OK $4 billion takeoverHonest, bipartisan leadership in Washington?Stocks slip ahead of November jobs dataU.S.-Indian civil nuclear bill vote FridayU.S. employers added 132,000 jobs in Nov.Poll: Few Americans expect victory in IraqDad trekked much farther than first thoughtHearing scheduled over alleged U.K. airline plotGroup: Wal-Mart's China suppliers underpayFormer U.N. Amb. Jeane Kirkpatrick diesAbove-average hurricane season predictedBelgian diamond trade shut after raid deathBlair: Bombs led to race, religion policy review16 injured in building collapse near WashingtonSick at sea: readers react to cruise illnessesConsumer sentiment falls in DecemberVideo shows L.A. cop assaulting cuffed teenChina leads the world in jailing journalistsNIH scientist pleads guilty to conflict of interest'Tucker' for Dec. 7'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 7Man arrested for alleged holiday bomb plot'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 7'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 7Ethics panel finds House GOP leaders negligentheadlineMeet the Press links — Sunday, Dec. 10Building damaged in WTC collapse dismantledIraq insurgents’ bombmaking gets more lethalSen. Bill Frist leaves politics behind2 American pilots charged in Amazon crashWinter wonder carsTaking the chill out of the light festivalBehaving badly: Why harmful habits stickIt’s prime time for holiday meteor showJefferson wins La. runoff despite federal probe'Your Business' question of the weekDestination Las VegasDestination New OrleansPaulson: China must move faster on tradeDestination Mexico CityMystery Santa hands out $100 bills to needyDestination Greek IslandsStudy says bees can find explosivesWarren Buffett buffeted at the poker tableWaitresses dressed as naughty nurses rile RNs10 most expensive restaurants in Las VegasCitigroup denies CFO Krawcheck leavingPlanetary triple play on deck this weekendWildfires may be making children sickAmerica's most luxurious spasNASA weighs shuttle launch prospectsAnalyst says Bank of America may buy BarclaysVirginia spaceport gears up for first launchHeelys rolls out an impressive Wall St. debut‘For God & Country’: A sniper’s story‘We grieved; We’re still grieving’FDA warns blood thinner linked to clotsLast-minute holiday cruise dealsCrime & Punishment profile: Carol BuckScientists spot 'tsunami' on the sunPolice: Ill. gunman felt cheated over inventionWorld’s second-oldest man dies at age 113High-tech firms to push data-privacy lawPfizer fiasco shows drug makers must changePolice nab escaped Israeli serial rapistGirl mauled by cougar at birthday partyVoIP subscribers grow to 8.2 million‘Hoops of Hope’ for African orphans‘Safety concerns’ for majority of stent patientsDirecTV lied in NFL ads, Time Warner suit saysNew moms at risk for range of mental problemsRumsfeld bids farewell to Defense employeesMcDonald's stock reaches 7-year highToday in History - Dec. 9Fiancée changes name to honor NYC victimNintendo Wii U.S. sales top Sony's PS3Designer SUVs? Nissan taps artist to lure youthWeekend field trips on the WebTight security blamed for deaths in Moscow fireEndangered turtle found in VietnamCongress limps to a finish with flurry of billsSuspect scallions renew E. coli fears in Calif.Fruits, veggies still not favorites on U.S. tables$3.5 million restored for urban robo-raceHouse OKs normalized trade with VietnamAriane rocket puts two satellites in orbitPost-Apocalypto visionMcKinney introduces bill to impeach BushWhite House gropes for new Iraq strategyAlcohol becomes leading killer in FinlandOlder girl accused in gang rape case to testifyHunter pinned under ATV for 2 days rescuedFiancee receives engagement ring after GI killedCongress OKs landmark U.S.-India nuclear billPolice officer pledged 'love' to polygamist leader2 dead, 12 hurt as Calif. housing complex burnsReport: Tests prove Diana’s driver was drunkBillionaire’s Putin feud a plot line in poisoningIran expands uranium enrichment programMost Vote: You decide, we reportGalapagos population surge causes concernsA painful exchangeReport: Police seize Turkey’s al-Qaida leaderIran sets conditions for talks with U.S. on IraqNorth Pole, Alaska, flooded with letters to SantaRumsfeld returns from surprise Iraq tripGermans link radiation to ex-spy’s contactShuttle launch lights up the nightIt’s been a wild start to college hoops seasonPolice: Saddam’s nephew escaped from prisonPrincipal sleeps on roof to reward studentsHow much for a moon base? Don’t askNew Taliban rules target teachers, aid workersGeothermal test halted after quakeSaudi king warns spark could ignite regionShuttle launch lights up the nightScience casts cloud over arson convictionsGOP’s congressional run comes to closeAbbas threatens Hamas with early electionsToday in History - Dec. 10Alleged Canadian serial killer pleads not guiltyRepublican candidates woo big Bush donorsHawks bolster skeptical presidentStar-gazing city to host 36,000 weddings in dayTyphoon Utor hits PhilippinesSmuggling ring eyed in kidnapped baby case9 die as Russia suffers second deadly clinic fireIraqi president calls panel’s report ‘dangerous’Like the country, military families split on IraqE. coli tests clear most Taco Bell foodsRecipe for better sex: What to eat to add spiceWitnessing execution a matter of duty, choiceBeirut anti-government rally draws thousandsObama visits N.H. in possible 2008 previewEconomist accepts Nobel Peace PrizeAugusto Pinochet dies at 91Fact file: Augusto PinochetU.S. near call for U.N. sanction vote on IranMTP Transcript for Dec. 10Doctors: Skip antibiotics for child ear infectionsCuba breaks up Human Rights Day marchCongress approves offshore drilling billBuses carrying U.S. workers in Algeria attackedNearly 50 years old, Barbie bounces backAstronauts check Discovery for damageScientists undertake mammoth marine censusWhy is the 'wealth gap' a bad thing?Stores plying shoppers with discountsInvestors seen eyeing Fed rate meetingMedical device firm Biomet gets $11 billion bidLawmaker denies Castro assassination quoteBig retailers indulge customers with candyU.S. panel reviews more foreign business dealsRefugee convoy ambushed in DarfurHaiti’s Preval says cancer may have returnedGet Yer Cheap Nukes NowYes, In My BackyardAn Everglades comeback for wading birds?Rumsfeld Home After Surprise Iraq TripGaza gunmen fire at Palestinian Fatah convoyChina: N. Korea nuclear talks to resume Dec. 18Archbishop installs married men as priestsGallaudet names interim presidentGruesome slayings rock BrooklynPinochet’s opponents clash with policeToday in History - Dec. 11For Iraq’s Sunnis, conflict closes inU.S. tries Google for intelligence on IranProduce growers balk at calls for regulationPalestinian intel officer’s 3 kids gunned downObama takes first steps in New HampshireIranian leader says Israel will be ‘wiped out’Three die when small plane crashes near WacoBush piles up strategy sessions on IraqStudents try to disrupt Iran president’s speechAirport workers get around Christmas tree tiffObama makes sparkling New Hampshire debutBritain fears that a serial killer is on the looseAstronauts check potential shuttle impactNissan planning new fuel-cell vehicleTravel firm Sabre eyes $4 billion buyoutSchool shuns tech, teaches fountain penBrazil steelmaker CSN raises bid for U.K. rivalLaunch of rocket scrubbed due to glitchDog lovers growl as Beijing lauds canine curbsIraq panel co-chairs reject failure criticismWall Street ends week up after jobs reportDuPont to cut 1,500 jobsSaving the Dead Sea by using the Red SeaCandidates seem to be emulating ReaganNYPD report on groom killing raises questionsVoters weigh ‘hype’ about potential Obama bidDubai Ports to sell U.S operations to AIG unitScientist examines city squirrels' livesDisney's Shanghai park plan in doubtReport: U.S. bugged Princess Diana’s phoneThe chicken-or-egg issue that is ‘experience’Mirant to sell Philippines unit for $3.42 billionIn farewell, Annan scolds Bush administrationWhat happened with bird flu?Chile bids emotion-packed farewell to PinochetDaily exercise cuts bowel cancer riskWhite House denies move to oust al-MalikiDutch pull plug on free analog TVHigh court rules against oil, gas over royaltiesWeather idles search for 3 climbers in Oregon'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 8'Tucker' for Dec. 8'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 8Sago mine seals were too weak to weather blastSay it loud, if not proud:Sheehan, 3 others convicted of trespassingDaimlerChrysler warns of layoffs in 2007Attractions especially for kids in D.C.Discover dynamic D.C.Best authentic experiences and free things to doBest bets for a place to stay in Washington, D.C.Best bets for dining in Washington, D.C.Aid sought to help victims of Kenya floodingSmall nukes could still devastate globeDrop in existing-home sales seen for 2nd yearFed waiting for clues on depth of slowdownSarcophagus linked to St. Paul may be openedVote: What do you think the Fed will do next?Sun-baked city gets a guaranteed white XmasJudge settles classified info fight in Libby caseCNBC: Shoppers in a procrastinating moodEC eyes 20 percent renewables target for 2020Another norovirus outbreak docks shipFDA wants experimental drugs for seriously ill'Inkjet' printer helps organize stem cellsChicago mayor announces bid for 6th termThe best and worst products of 2006Virginia spaceport’s first launch succeedsOre. priest sex abuse claimants agree to settleHollywood chimps head to sanctuaryNASA enjoys one of its best weeks everBaby Plesiosaur bones found in AntarcticChristians urged to visit BethlehemGore chases Oscar nod, possible 2008 bidDelta bid to end pilots’ pension plan upheldNo whey! Wisconsin losing cheese title to Calif.2nd teen gets 90 years in brutal party attackWhat goes on before the Thunderbirds are 'go'Reality check: Fuel economy estimates fallingWorld’s oldest person dies at 116Condoms a big problem for men in IndiaBritain considers contraception to save squirrelBest mountains to climb in your lifetimeSuspect found after checking Myspace accountOhio Rep. Kucinich to run for presidentMore Americans' blood pressure under controlBirths and DeathsMen who shrink as they age tend to die soonerBill designed to keep sex offenders off MySpaceConnecticut widow is an island collectorDoctors stepping up efforts to save legsMexico sends forces to drug-plagued regionFor Skilling, campus, er, prison life has perksDozens sickened after eating at Taco John'sTaco Bell E. coli reaches New York CityTestosterone out of whack for obese men, girlsRecords said to dispute Tuskegee Airmen loreAllawi: Some suggestions in Iraq report ‘an insult’Christmas by the numbersCitigroup, under pressure, names new COOLockup: Indiana State PrisonArctic summer could be ice-free by 2040Vote: What matters to you most when buying a new car?Judge: Atkins diet protected by 1st AmendmentCongress to look into food safety failuresMich. colleges seek affirmative action ban delayAdvertisers find the right pitch in boomer iconsEarly diagnosis of Alzheimer's on the riseAmbassadors to honor female WWII spyRudolph roasting on an open fire?Bringing new meaning to ‘firing blind’Hubble cuts monster star down to sizeYour daily dose of science on the WebAirlines urge caution in BrazilFormer N.C. deputy charged in PS3 shootingOlmert hints Israel has nuclear weaponsTexas child suspended after hugging aideDoctors turn to aborted fetus to save boy's lifeMcCain: Iran ‘possibly deranged,’ ‘dangerous’Survey: Weather updates popular via cellGlobal warming affects stuff in space, tooWealthy upbeat on stock markets’ futureNew MacBook is the same — only betterStephen Hawking reflects on life, fameSunni vice president criticizes Iraqi government19th century ship found in Lake OntarioBodies of S.C. couple found in crashed carWoman bitten by spider loses 10 lbs. of skinManatee found dead in Tenn. lakeSkilling denied bail during appeals processNissan’s Ghosn: No need for a new partnerMystery of Afghan gold has a happy endingDiscovery's ring of fireExperts advise Bush not to reduce troopsToday in History - Dec. 12Car bombs kill at least 70 in central BaghdadU.S. aims to create jobs in IraqPinochet to be cremated after military funeralSaints’ Payton more than just the right guyAfghans accuse Pakistan of supporting TalibanDead Indian language brought back to lifeInterpol joins probe into ex-spy's poisoningPrinces’ pop concert 10 years after Diana deathStocks edge up as investors mull takeoversGifts for the fitness buffs on your listChina tightening control of online gamesCity of Berkeley to regulate nanotechnologySchool sweethearts reunite, marry after 47 yearsReport defends monkey experiments in BritainU.S. trade deficit narrows sharply in OctoberBush meets with Iraq's Sunni vice presidentNasdaq formally launches hostile LSE bidReport: Saudi ambassador to U.S. resignsBest Buy’s third-quarter profit up 9 percentOlmert’s remark about weapons sets off crisis3 die in shooting at strip club; officers injuredGoldman Sachs’ profit jumps 93 percentTop secret agency denies spying on DianaFrom the front, questions about U.S. fightingChristmas trees going back up at Seattle airportDems to kill thousands of hometown projectsMount Hood search bears no fruitJapan launches trade probe of LCD makersUCLA warns 800,000 of computer break-inSpinal fluid may be key to detecting Alzheimer'sPrivate group buys Travelocity parentID thieves targeted in immigration raids'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 11Mother arraigned in baby's microwave death'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 11Christmas tree growers battle poachersLion cubs saved by embassy, then president'Tucker' for Dec. 11Panel: Leaked Gingrich call broke House rules'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 11Huge A380 airliner is declared safe to flyPresidential hopefuls publishing booksSki resorts ratchet up the fun factorSpacewalkers install space station additionEPA OKs Calif. move to cut mower emissionsCongress to increase page program oversightVote: Would you visit a medical clinic located in a retail store?The secret list of ID theft victimsReport: Fired Beijing official booted from partyAttention shoppers: Flu shots in aisle fiveAs CEOs are handcuffed, ethics may not beCall for global use of cervical cancer vaccinesHP CEO says more cost-cutting aheadWeekly travel quizFDA halts sales of some leg cramp drugsHome for the holidays? Not me!Employment ID theft a virtually invisible crime10 ways travelers can save some scratchPinochet funeral shows Chile’s divideBush delays Iraq speech until early JanuaryKucinich launches another presidential bidAs '07 realty clouds gather, so do silver liningsAnnan demands action on DarfurFed stays on sidelines, leaves rates untouchedDems keep Jefferson off Ways and MeansDiscover Louisiana's newest planetariumEscape winter in sunny Palm SpringsEx-Reagan budget chief investigated in fraudJewish museum features Holocaust horrorMuseum examines black Vietnam experienceCongress demands anthrax probe answersFormer lab worker guilty in acid-vat slayingResearchers find evidence of new Mars cratersBeer cold comfort for Botswana’s BushmenJurors claim racial bias in Cape Cod slay caseFirefighters get help saving their own firehouseMicrosoft patches software flawsTop hospitals' death rates only slightly lowerAction may beat waiting for prostate cancerThree quarters of Web users on broadbandLive Vote: The top geek gift of 2006What's your favorite shopping destination?Fur flies in meowing case, but the kid gets off‘No Place for a Child’Fannie Mae sues former auditor KPMGShoot on dotted line? Home buyers get free gunCrime & Punishment profile: Jill DiCarloThe richest people you’ve never heard ofGifts for the travelerWant to live longer? Toss back a few cocktailsCentury-old Antarctic hut eerily intactOPEC chief: Output cuts may not be neededCritics say Christian game glorifies violenceMan found guilty in L.I. bow and arrow killingS. African researchers get new supertoolMuch of Russia is on warm side this winterLack of snow in Europe has skiers downU.S. officials indict 21 in Internet fraudTaliban resurges in eastern AfghanistanFederal charity drive in tax troubleGrowing up solo in New OrleansMother convicted in drowning of her 3 childrenMexican troops begin broad drug sweepLuxurious holiday innsWhat will replace the laptop?U.N. to help Guatemala end illegal armed bands‘Psychobabble’ lawyer Ellis Rubin dies at 81Devices give police instant identificationSpitzer sues UBS, claims thousands defraudedHoliday decorations vs. Wi-Fi networksThrongs honor Mexico’s Virgin of GuadalupeWonder and whimsy on the WebGeeks bearing giftsExercise may help protect against lung cancerMom sues over rejection of yearbook photoMuslim charity asks court to toss terror chargesGreen onions may not be E. coli source after allLive Vote: Should sword photo be allowed?Holiday shoppers favor department storesTall mountain range found on Saturn's moonTaco Bell begins PR campaign: Our food is safeSatellites detect decreases in Africa’s waterStudy: Honeybees make ruthless relativesU.N.: Hariri slaying probe at ‘critical stage’Ha ha ha: Did that make you smile?Sushi bar with radioactive rep comes to NYCMurder charge rescinded in PS3 shootingFather of slain Marine pleads for an end to war‘It’s getting out of hand’Rep. Bonilla defeated in Texas runoffE. coli outbreak widens to MinnesotaReport: Saudis may back Sunnis in IraqAmericans think U.S. losing war in IraqToday in History - Dec. 13Army, Marine Corps to ask for more troopsTrove of black history gathers dustLa. police: Puppy gnawed off baby’s toesCar bombs across Iraq kill at least 15 peopleTeacher fired over posterior art hires ACLUPalestinian militants fire rocket into IsraelStudent upset about grades kills self at schoolBotswana court rules Bushmen evicted illegallyA family at cross-purposesAirline mergers won't help passengersBush: ‘I’m not going to be rushed’ on Iraq shiftSearch for rare dolphin ends in failureQantas accepts $8.6 billion takeover bidJewelry at half-price? Well, kind ofAirTran makes offer for Midwest Air GroupBlackBerry maker sues over BlackJackGoogle creates new market for stock optionsJilted love sparked strip club killer's rampageRetail sales jump more than expectedSen. Dodd to decide on joining 2008 raceGE expects double-digit profit growth in 2007Bush administration fights currency redesignHero catches tot as she falls from high windowU.S. mortgage applications jump in latest weekSearchers return to Mount Hood in bad weatherStocks slip after Fed holds rates steadyObama seeks to settle racial doubtsAl Fayed calls Diana crash report 'outrageous'What your honeymoon will costBest winter beach resortsImmigration raids met with cheers and jeersIran seizes on Israeli PM’s atomic 'confession''Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 12'Hardball College Tour': John EdwardsPartisan lines drawn over bipartisanship value'Tucker' for Dec. 12'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 12Cave snot carves out its homeDiCaprio seeks global warming solutionsChina declares new anti-piracy crackdownSevere space storm headed for EarthHome Depot enters China's market, buys chainGet the service you deserveBaby found dead in trash bin; mother heldSenate ethics clears Reid on boxing matchesPolish party dumps youth wing after Nazi rowEx-President Carter discusses book with rabbisFold-up job left halfway done in orbitLate mortgage payments jump in summerTaco John's drops supplier amid E. coli scareCrime & Punishment profile: John PhilpottOnions probably didn't cause E. coli outbreakEx-Enron CEO Skilling reports to prisonMammals might have soared before birdsHP’s Hurd under fire over stock options timingPakistan downgrades terror case against BritBoeing laptop with employee data stolenStudy: Air industry tossing cash by not recyclingLeahy promises 'real' oversight of FBI, JusticeAnother OPEC output cut seen raising oil price: EIAConsumers can pay to ease warming guiltWitnesses: French GIs raped Rwandan womenAre hybrid vehicles losing their appeal?Ex-priest gets 15 years in Rwanda genocide caseAlarm sounded on future space warfareNYC population strain worries planning expertsHoliday gifts to pamper your petLawyers: Outdated software cut off FEMA aidTaco Bell exec says outbreak has hurt salesFDA approves test for tropical parasiteRichard Branson explains his bet on biofuelsHundreds of ducks found dead along creek'Tis the season to save on your taxesHomeland Security wants more ID theft powerVote: Would you buy a hybrid car?MySpace beats Yahoo in page viewsJack Kevorkian to be paroled in JuneConflicting reports arise on senator’s condition‘Would Jesus shop at Wal-Mart?’ ad asksFraternity members indicted in student deathGet a bird’s-eye view of the Grand CanyonMsnbc.com MobileEU stalls on iPod, disc surcharge reform planGo slow, doc! Fast colonoscopies miss growthsFlu shots better for adults than inhaled vaccineDigital billboards light up outdoor-ad revivalMeatpacking raids: A victim's storyWill blogging hit its peak in 2007?PC world hopes Vista pumps up salesWish you could feel no pain? Think again25-year-old Ala. college desegregation case endsLive Vote: Is science being politicized?Remains in ‘killing’ found to be cadaver’sWeird twists on the sci-tech frontierUSGS scientists worry about being muzzledStudy: Growth in Web use for real estateCoalition forces make impact in Afghanistan10 great places to get marriedSo you want to help make video games?Airline mergers won't help passengersA journey to the heart of Taliban countryConsumer electronics not just ‘toys for boys’U.S. confidence at new low on Iraq warFDA: Antidepressants risky for young adultsChic energy goes green, keeps green in walletParents accused of starving kids win custodyVillanova heads most-wired college listUtility company blamed in Mo. reservoir breachCapturing life's moments in high-definitionAdministration asks to keep Cheney logs secretCingular deals up new Windows smartphoneMicrosoft, HP to sell tech services togetherJudge upholds military commissions lawL.I. man convicted in samurai-sword murderNationals agree to trade Vidro to M’sIn the future, will our TVs be wireless?Will NASA’s plans turn into a moondoggle?Microsoft hopes its AURA aids shoppersMexican first lady’s cousin shot dead in capitalEx-children’s editor sentenced for soliciting sexN.J. officer sues state troopers over road arrestCapitol Hill tunnel workers to receive awardSuspect denies plot against Sears TowerJoint Chiefs advise change in war strategyGunmen abduct 10 children in HaitiIn the end Matsuzaka gets ripped offWatch out! Here come the SunsSen. Johnson responsive after brain surgeryGunmen kidnap dozens in central BaghdadOfficial report: Diana’s death a ‘tragic accident’Regional war may loom in AfricaMcCain: U.S. must deploy thousands more GIs'04 report cited concerns on detainee treatmentProtest places Christmas trees in political lightStocks end seesaw session slightly higherNestle to buy Novartis medical nutrition unitU.K. police quiz Blair in state honors probeDaimlerChrysler to idle U.S. plantsWorld’s tallest man saves dolphins in ChinaJobless claims fall 20,000 in latest weekHamas militants storm border after PM barredPersonal data hacked at Texas collegeOPEC agrees to hold oil output steadyWeather holds Mount Hood teams at bayIsraeli court declines to ban targeted killingsReport: 16 Saudis in Guantanamo returnedFake news of Belgium's split causes outrageTotal price? Try total frustrationMother loses bid to ban Harry Potter booksWarning: You can't escape these songs!'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Dec. 13'Scarborough Country' for Dec. 13Report: 2006 set to be 6th hottest worldwide'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Dec. 13'Tucker' for Dec. 13Sony says PlayStation 3 shipments on targetBody found with rats feeding on itWal-Mart recalls 56,000 stuffed toysBear Stearns profits rise on merger fees, debtRumsfeld career ending in ignominy in IraqMountains revealed under Greenland iceLehman profit surges 22% on trading, offeringsClimate change has animals heading for hillsAstronauts reroute space station power65 million expected to travel over holidaysFlorida execution requires second lethal doseCostco posts better-than-expected profitFree tunes offered to Princeton studentsNew U.N. chief sworn inWould you walk out on the glass-bottom platform?More cash, less time means holiday outsourcingVote: Which holiday task would you most like to outsource?Fat and happy in the Spanish PyreneesFantastic deals to the Florida KeysHouse leaders consider outside ethics panelToday in History - Dec. 14