NBC News articles 2008 august


Haiti lawmakers ratify female prime ministerD.C. bluster, but no help for high cost of gasJury: Man guilty in videotaped slayingJustice minister threatened in African drug warVote: Do you buy store brands?Watch the eclipse onlineCongress sends Bush bill banning lead in toysHouse defeats GOP bid to censure RangelMexico’s top anti-drug prosecutor quitsLa. residents near levee lose fight to keep treesNYPD backs down on parade permitSim shows hows the first stars were bornAmid dissention, U.N. extends Darfur missioncindy's test for publish - republishTravelers’ laptops may be detained at borderOlympic officials lift some Internet restrictionsActuaries say raise retirement age for benefitsSocial worker: Anthrax suspect was 'homicidal'India police: At least 32 killed in train blazeThe curious mind of John McCainPakistan vows to 'weed out' pro-Taliban agentsSuspect held after 3 swimmers killedHit-and-run driver who struck 19 ruled insaneOfficials: Hamas holds Fatah's top Gaza leadersCollapse of girls dorm in Turkey kills at least 17Storm hits cruise ship, injuring more than 40Elephant hurts girl who snuck into zooLudacris' song points to dilemma for ObamaGM posts $15.5 billion loss as sales sputterFeds: Fla. man hired hit man to kill IRS agentStores increasingly going upscale with genericsWhy would Nigerian scammers steal books?Iraqi civilian deaths drop in JulyU.S. jobless rate hit a four-year high in JulyBridge collapse revealed holes in federal dataStocks close lower — Dow off more than 200Campaigns trade barbs, but who started it?Key events in the anthrax episodeSevere sleep apnea sufferers more likely to dieMechanics see ethanol damaging small enginesPolice tape: Canada bus killer ate victim's fleshWal-Mart mobilizes against Democrats: reportLong weekend getawaysBig Oil's biggest quarter ever: $51.5B in allObama calls for tax rebates to fight energy costsEscape to French PolynesiaCelebrate the Day of the Dead in OaxacaConstruction, manufacturing strugglingLuxury lakeside resortsBest new residence hotelsKaradzic denounces media 'witch hunt'Horror on Canadian bus as seat mate beheadedJury fails to reach verdicts in U.K. bombing trial'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Thursday, July 31'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Thursday, July 31'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Thursday, July 31'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Thursday, July 31Rule 240 still lives — after a fashionBlasts kill five NATO soldiers in AfghanistanDolphin calf born at aquarium in BaltimoreMcCain criticizes Obama's education policies48 Hours in old, and new, BeijingOnce common on skin, anthrax deadly in lungsGM, Toyota, Ford’s July U.S. sales tumble9/11 mastermind testifies for defense at GitmoTop 10 wild rides for travelersCongress exits after impasse on gas pricesIn Maine, a laptop for every middle-schoolerUS Airways' bottled water fee just the latestChesapeake Energy buys more acreage in HaynesvilleWater discovery on Mars drives search for lifeBeijing readies for influx of foreign visitorsGerman Olympians protest Chinese politicsOverly clean homes may up bowel disease riskEclipse sets up perfect sky to see the Milky WaySurgeons transplant two arms onto farmerMeet the Press links — Sunday, August 3China’s president: politics, Olympics don’t mixFCC to Comcast: Stop blocking Internet trafficOfficials assess Olympics terrorist threatGraffiti vandals kill to protect their workOff beaten track in PeruBrazil police look for body parts of British teenNike: Malaysian factory violates major rightsRecord heat, floods force closure of Arctic parkNavajos get permit for coal-fired power plantYahoo board emerges unscathed from meetingJudge removed from 'Jena Six' trialsU.S. ambassador to Paraguay is a musical hitSome Web sites unblocked in China, but not allGames could get cinema-style ratings in U.K.False lead in search for missing dad, daughterCitigroup targeted by SEC, CuomoGorgeous glaciers to see nowHundreds gather to remember bridge tragedyEverglades, Big Sugar land deal challengedNYPD to citizens: Send us your videosU.S. women’s hoops team arrives in ChinaTwo portraits of anthrax suspectBrazil seeks donations for Amazon, climateNYSE Euronext posts $1.34 billion 4Q lossCongress is gone, but Republicans won't leaveMom joins trend of turning to YouTube for helpReports details Philly teen's horrific deathLearn science of survival at London museumMen end up happier than women later in lifeBristol-Myers sells ConvaTec wound-care unitMcCain, Obama trade barbs over raceRace remains the political wild cardObama: Would back limited offshore drillingWeekend field trips on the WebClosure for families of anthrax attack victimsIowa judge rules nude dancing is an artMistress to Chinese spy sentenced to prisonTexas school to enforce strict dress codePioneering implant to get dog back on all foursDisney theme park ticket prices to riseDeath and the millionaire drifterWaiting for an air taxiMurder on the mindDefiant Chinese harassed, jailed before GamesJapan warned of possible leak from nuke subFired worker held after 2 die in gun rampage19 firefighters injured in NYC apartment blazeLightning bolt kills 2 soccer playersCancer chemicals to be reduced in chips, friesPakistani Taliban deny Zawahri death reportNew report raises U.S. AIDS rate 40 percentObama says McCain running 'cynical' campaignWoman claims rape by Wis. shooting suspectBeijing clouds clear, but smog worries remainMicrosoft study confirms 'Kevin Bacon' theoryBush sees sports, but politics abound at GamesIOC grilled on Internet censorshipMine blast kills 10 on Afghan wedding busEgypt sentences dissident to 2 years in prisonJamaica's Bolt to run 100, 200 at OlympicsFed up landlord posts 'drugs & sex for sale' signRight strategy, wrong candidate?Girl survives 14-story fall down chimneyIran president vows no retreat on nukesSuspects in deadly Turkish bombing arrestedCourt dismisses Azerbaijan's case against SpainCrews close to containing fire near YosemiteTug warned before Mississippi River collisionBlatter: U23 players should play despite rulingHolocaust survivor, rescuer live like sistersFBI arrests Rockefeller in Baltimore suburbHardy seeks reduced doping suspensionOlympic injuries range from basic to bizarreBush pushes offshore drillingIn veep search, McCain asks Cantor for recordsAncestor of T. rex unearthed in PolandScientist: DNA led agents to anthrax suspectNorth Korea to expel S. Koreans from resortOlympic flame raises Sichuan spiritsClinton embraces return to ambassador roleOlympics protesters must give 5 days’ noticePolice: 40 killed in India as bus goes into riverTruck blast kills 12 in Sunni area of BaghdadStrike three for SpaceX's Falcon 1 rocketFleeing Hamas, 180 Fatah men enter IsraelGrowing insecurity grips low-wage workersU.S.-led coalition member killed in Afghanistan145 die in India temple stampedeAl-Qaida admits deaths of four leadersRescued K-2 climber says ropes misplaced'Meet the Press' transcript for August 3, 2008Schlitz returns, drums up nostalgic drinkersHave stocks stabilized, or is there pain to come?More homeowners embracing conservationWhen building green harms the environmentBreak your bad habit — overnightCampaigns argue on who's more negativePope hopes Games will highlight coexistancePollution curbs turn Beijing into an urban labBush must balance sports, politics in BeijingGrowth hormone promising for HIV treatmentAnglican leader urges ban on gay bishopsKenya police: U.S. embassy ‘bomber’ escapedChinese quietly grumbling about the OlympicsCandidates’ surrogates spar over drilling issueRain, rain go away for opening ceremonyTick, tick, tick: Beijing Games are almost hereSports fans’ faith shaken by doping scandalsQantas jet makes emergency landing in SydneyStuck in quagmire, Fed unlikely to raise ratesHow serious is downturn? Even rich get frugalChina's huge market is biggest Olympic prizeSri Lankan forces close in on rebels; 23 killedBomb kills 20 Somalis, imperils peace dealSwarms of cars, trucks plague Kenyan capitalEffort in Egypt fights against mutilating girlsBoy born in-flight dies at hospital in JamaicaIs another Bruce Ivins lurking in a biolab?Gas, airlines help make taking the bus popularU.S.: Sanctions must increase against IranWhat do I do if my nest egg gets fried?Man beheads girlfriend on Santorini islandEdouard downgraded as it moves inlandOlder Olympians prove age is just a numberWings restaurants soar despite economyGerman clubs fight to keep players from GamesSeoul probes civilian ‘massacre’ by U.S. forcesSome see red over Maine's 'green' resortInside our border's first line of defenseGitmo interrogators shift focus to prison lifeObama says fully reinstate Fla., Mich. delegatesThorpe suing French paper over drug claimsMan presumed dead in 1976 flood resurfacesFor GIs, the long haul in Iraq is just the startWelcome to Iraq, and a long separationWorld's tiniest snake found in BarbadosObama leads, but worker pessimism reignsAttackers kill 16 police at Chinese border postOlympics protesters clash with police in BeijingDoping cheats being caught before they arrivePrescription data used to assess consumersFBI investigates new attacks on Calif. scientistsAustralia debates whether Aboriginal policy racistCouple told mid-flight they'd left child behindFive dead in plane crash on Vancouver IslandActivists: Israel bullying ill Palestinians to spyMcCain opts out of hard truthsKin search among dead from Indian stampedeSony to boost output of lithium-ion batteriesBritish Airways near to deal with AmericanDisney theme park ticket prices to riseStocks close down after gloomy reportsJune consumer spending falls as prices surgeDeadly ambush suspect was eyed in sex assault'Gen X' author tells how guys really view ageDNA barcoding takes on the worldHome theater PCs provide front-row seatsAhead of the Bell: EBay to hold analyst dayXTO Energy completes stock offering3 biggest mistakes business travelers make12-year-old with HIV opens AIDS conferenceClinton: 'I never made a racist comment'Verizon, unions return to the bargaining tableFiji 7-night tour, $1,145Factory orders rise at fastest rate in monthsBoss says Qantas 'probably safest' airlineBerlusconi takes fire for nipple cover-up10 best travel experiences in Beijing'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Friday, August 1'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Friday, August 1Portugal opens Madeleine McCann case file'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Friday, August 1Retailer Boscov’s files for bankruptcy protectionNeed some comfy rest? It'll cost you on JetBlueDallas expects 11th straight day over 100 FWeb tagging gone wild!China vs. U.S., Phelps are top stories to watchMost Peculiar! July 27-Aug. 2, 2008YouTube to stream Olympics to 77 territoriesAttorney: Rockefeller not linked to Calif. slayingTornado kills 3, destroys homes in FranceObama about-face: Tap U.S. oil reservesIOC: Olympics affirm China transformationObama urges sale of 70 million barrels of oil from oil stockpileAmerica’s five-star travel bargains8 sensational scuba-diving tripsThe slickest suites at seaSchool bully problem? Send in the clownPrivate property vs. getting things doneBaldini's 'B' sample confirms failed doping testCongress cuts off college aid for sex offenders'Grand Theft Auto' murder halts game salesFirm recalls spaghetti mix from three statesMySpace kills convicted murderer's Web pageSponsors walking away from the OlympicsU.S. Lawmakers question Internet ad trackingFew, if any, China rallies OK'd during OlympicsToyota veteran driving change at FordNYC airports refuse plan for flight auctionsIt's pelican versus trout in predator conflictIran faces new sanctions after missing deadlineJury out in case of bin Laden's former driverScientist says buzz over Mars life is ‘bogus’What new airline fee is most offensive?Find ‘Meet the Press’ in your areaAccused killer described as hard workerO.J. Simpson co-defendant pleads guiltyRoadside bombs kill 11, including U.S. soldiersGreek mummy found in lead coffinMcCain gets loud welcome at Sturgis bike rallyIndian court rejects plea to abort sick fetusTurkey investigates hospital deaths of 27 babies110-ton shark’s bite more powerful than T. rex’sNo time for Bush to see through 3 nuclear dealsLens implant offers chance at beating lazy eyeTop 10 national park lodges12 money-saving travel tipsIn era of pills, fewer shrinks doing talk therapyTourist survives 250-foot slide down cliffNew embassy reflects growing ties to ChinaOfficials: Ivins was obsessed with sororityWoman convicted in pastor's death gets custodyTrade, outsourcing and tariffs top '08 concernsJetBlue charging $7 for pillow, blanket kitAncient moss, insects found in AntarcticaRecordings raise questions about inmate rightsMan pleads guilty in Las Vegas ricin caseHome sellers can haggle over commissionsCircuit City is sorry for pulling MAD MagazineEating fatty fish lowers risk of dementiaBeach town battles over sand, erosionImmigrant kids even less active than U.S.-bornHuman foot in shoe washes up on Wash. beachStatement released from KFCVermont town remembers Solzhenitsyn fondlyHard times drive some mean bosses over edgeMars soil may not be so good for lifeDutch survivor of K2 avalanche describes ordealTips for dealing with a mean bossOhio officer acquitted in killing of womanSexual abuse allegations force NYC pastor outOhio inmate says he's too fat for executionRestaurant kids’ meals loaded with caloriesHalf of primates on extinction path, experts sayWill you try to avoid Olympic spoilers?7 city workers suspended in case of starved teen4 reported dead as plane hits house in OregonHow cloud computing is changing businessFormer commune member cleared in shootingHits and misses on the scientific WebMarines ordered to stay longer in AfghanistanScience's summer blockbusterIOC weighing end of global torch relaysGorilla discovery doubles population estimatesIOC official says pollution should pose no risksPaper: Secret deal kept U.K. troops out of BasraTwo window washers die in NYC accident4 workers vanish after sewage surge in manholeSwiss Re buys Barclays' life assurance portfolioFemale alleged terror 'fixer' due in N.Y. courtPanic as deadly tremor hits China quake zoneWall Street closes lower as oil falls sharplyDoes U.S. have stockpile of secret Gitmo tapes?'Foreign agitators' held following China attackAdidas Q3 net income falls 30 pctProcter & Gamble posts higher quarterly profitWell-heeled serenade Obama on 47th birthdayStarbucks brews up an afternoon drink dealSources: Lab loaned device to anthrax suspectCredit Card 'Bill of Rights' inches forwardMarvel updates forecast with 'Iron Man' resultsGotti charged with conspiracy in 3 murdersWhen exercise isn’t worth all the time and effortHow long is your workout?Denver police brace for Democratic conventionWhere the super hot babes go to playGet in gear for late-summer road tripsHiking adventures in New HampshireFreddie Mac chief exec ignored warning signsIOC member rips 'disaster' of global torch relaySociete Generale 2Q net profit down by halfMcCain pushes his independence from BushTorch comes to Beijing, security tightenedSony to acquire all of Sony BMG for $1.2 billionCheney's role at GOP convention in questionU.S. cyclists 'regret' wearing masks at airport15 hotel tips from the airline crewIOC official says pollution should pose no risksIraq GIs, families count missed milestonesService sector contracts as prices riseVote: Visit Starbucks twice in a day?Internet giants agree on China code of conductCloned pit bull puppies revealed. All five of himDid Mickey take my SUV for a spin?Wild Midwest storm heading to NortheastU.S. revokes visas for 3 Gaza Fulbright scholarsBush plays down dueling Asian demonstrationsRecycling booming as Americans seek cashPandas: Evolution's big fat (adorable) mistake?How to take on travel troubleAlaska sues to block polar bear protectionsAmerican jet cuts flight short after engine failsAircraft clip each other at Manchester AirportState fairs pitch thrift in a pricey travel year'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Monday, August 4'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Monday, August 4'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Monday, August 4Delta to offer Wi-Fi on domestic flights'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Monday, August 4Beijingers paint the town red with prideJet evacuated after emergency landing at LAXBeijing security like past Olympics, minus gunsU.S. money contains highest traces of cocaineMistrial avoided in Guantanamo caseRussians pay tribute to SolzhenitsynJudge shutters site offering Olympic ticketsFrostbitten K2 disaster survivor reaches campObama links energy troubles to CheneyMinister pleads not guilty in wife's killingFed, balancing inflation and growth, stands fastAirlines improved on-time performance in JuneU.S.: Iran reply on nukes is unacceptableNew fears about Olympic press freedomsSome answers, but not all, likely in anthrax caseScientists gear up for planetary smackdownBritain delays extraditing Muslim cleric to U.S.11 charged in connection with credit card fraudParents and teenagers meet on FacebookThe best Beijing escapesCouples marrying on 8-8-08 for luckBus beheading suspect pleads, 'Please kill me'McCain gets consistent with his messageCustoms agent shot dead at Fla. post officeHurricane experts add 2 storms to forecast10 teams vie for mock moon landing prizeCablevision may spin off some business unitsSaudi child marriages under scrutinyFlu vaccines to protect against 3 strainsMust-see space news on the WebD.R. Horton's fiscal 1Q loss narrowsObama leads McCain nationally in new pollGirl-bonding at the spaRecount shows more opposed to Yahoo boardScientists: Martian soil similar to Chile’s desertAmateur astronomer spots gassy ‘cosmic ghost’Hillary Clinton sets campaign dates for ObamaJetBlue offers free trip to nowhere from JFKWhy just one cigarette can hook some smokersTexas executes Mexican man despite objectionsTop 5 best aliens in video gamesSo far Cerberus can’t turn Chrysler aroundWhite House denies faking Iraq-al-Qaida linkGaping Internet security hole discoveredMorgan Stanley hired for Fannie, Freddie study911 systems choking on non-emergency callsMissing girl's mother charged with neglectGun-control groups fear activist was NRA spyThe top 8 Olympic marketing screw-upsAnthrax widow's lawsuit blames U.S. for deathNews Corp. loses $6.4 billion in 2QFBI said to have stalked Ivins' familyDogs catch the yawns from peopleFeds start 'self-deportation' programHow stars get stolenU.S. airlines threaten to sue over slot auctionsProtests past, Olympic torch 'finally in Beijing'Rogge seeks compliance with doping rulesTexas wants 8 kids from sect back in state careBig-dollar donors are a major force for ObamaChina revokes ex-speedskater Joey Cheek’s visaU.S., U.K. activists try to grab Olympic spotlightAs costs rise, inflation's next front is retailersA ragtag pursuit of the TalibanHelicopter rescues last survivor of K2 tragedyOpening ceremony tough call for world leadersBush: China must end detentions, ensure rightsBundler collects millions from unlikely donorsBali bombers seek execution by beheadingDalai Lama declares public support for GamesThai air force helicopter crashes; 6 officers dead63 years on, Hiroshima mayor urges nuke banRenegade troops seize power in MauritaniaNissan shows test models of electric car, hybridBeard’s anti-fur protest shifts focus in BeijingYear after mine collapse, many failures clearDinosaur descendant to become a father at 111Tension you can still cut with a knifeMorgan Stanley to freeze home-equity linesShock therapy makes a quiet comebackTime Warner to split AOL unit in twoStocks close sharply higher after Fed decision'Weapons of grass destruction' captured in N.Y.Illegal wildlife bust: 14 tons of pangolin seizedU.S. Marine killed by Afghan roadside bombFreddie Mac posts its fourth consecutive lossCholera outbreak in Philippines kills 21Hoff swims into Beijing under the sonarModerators set for presidential, V.P. debatesProstate test advice for elderly won't end debateU.S. officials: Scientist was anthrax killer5 nights in Tokyo and Seoul, from $1,649The Olympics EffectThe goodbye miles clubU.S.: New Iran sanctions to be weighed'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Tuesday, August 5'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Tuesday, August 5'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Tuesday, August 5'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Tuesday, August 5Hamdan gets 5 1/2 years on terror chargeWhen 'cloud computing' turns dark and stormyU.S. to auction Newark airport slot next monthBroadcaster banned for Olympic breach11 CEOs, politicians gather in Switzerland .World Economic ForumFossil discovery fills gap in human evolution!!German scientists dig for their own StonehengePolo Ralph Lauren 3Q profit down on lower salesFoster Wheeler posts strong rise in 4Q revenueHelicopter crash site is proving hard to reachDoggyspace is social networking for dog peopleBeijing is all smiles on the eve of the OlympicsMissouri sees two tiger attacks in a weekEgypt tests DNA from fetuses in Tut’s tombTravel etiquette in the most-visited countriesUnlocking the political past of the Twin CitiesCould the election ruin your investments?Shaky science casts doubt on doping resultsAre Europe's sports cars endangered species?Book:  Iraq evidence was White House forgeryRed Cross: Colombia lied about using emblemWorld travelers face rejection from blood banksFrance considers raising tax on fatty foodsGreyhound scraps ‘bus rage’ ads after murderGOP's Pawlenty praises Obama's positive toneProtection legislation a win for our childrenPost office posts $1.1 billion loss in 3rd quarterPro-Tibet film gets rare Beijing showingEconomic woes hit European vacationsMusharraf to visit China despite ouster rumorsMan suspected in 8 slayings pleads not guiltyFord adding blind-spot mirror to Edge this fallWho would win gold in caveman Olympics?Obama pokes McCain over tire-pressure issueSpace tripping ’08Average ER waiting time nears 1 hourGas prices have some living life in the slow laneAfter BMX, what sports are next for the Games?Plant-eating dinos grew fast to fend off T. rexGas prices ground minor leagues’ travel plansSharks off Mexico tagged to prevent attacksIf trends continue, we’ll all be fat in 40 yearsEven viruses can get sick, study finds10 infant deaths in Arizona tied to cold medsEye spy: Scientists develop eye-shaped cameraConcerts and music festivals worth the tripGetting buff without the sweat is cheatingCounsel for Idaho killer ordered to stay on caseChurch shooting suspect eyes insanity defenseFreddie Mac seeks $30.8B in US aid after 4Q lossChina’s slowing economy could affect worldPlan to battle invasive species mired in politicsBack-to-school shopping will test retailersSpace station prepares for population boostPreacher convicted of murder loses supportTime Warner swings to 4Q loss on hefty writedownIllegal immigrants face higher risk for AIDSA viewer’s guide to Olympic eventsMuch ado over Shakespearean theater findBorder agents unevenly spread on boundaryPolice: Teen had Camp David map, fake IDsWell, so much for a future of $200 oilJetBlue readies new post-9/11 terminal at JFKIsrael mulls military option for Iran nukesHacker indictment greeted with shrugTaliban resurgence seen in spread of 'courts'The msnbc.com Going Green Network3 charged in Calif. federal courthouse bombingCops again search home of missing Orlando totTeen: Retailer refused to hire over head scarfCompanies have tall hopes for Yao MingScientists create world's thinnest balloonSpaceX blames rocket failure on bad timingFBI: Hospital used homeless as 'human pawns'Ford says it has hit salaried worker cuts goalJudge rejects 4 Sept. 11 settlements as excessiveGoogle launches free music search in ChinaPTSD may cause early death from heart diseaseBoston man investigated in California cold caseFamily, friends say Ivins kept troubles hiddenWii're already fit, thanksS.C. deputy killed while responding to callItalian blow-up church looks to lure beachgoersKaradzic wants U.S. officials as witnessesMexican soldiers enter Arizona, hold U.S. agentVenezuelans protest Chavez power playsWis. charges say gunman had 'nothing to lose'Your daily dose of science on the WebThe latest Buzz from spaceOlympic torch takes historic run on Great WallBlatter unleashes angry diatribe on CAS rulingConnecticut becomes latest state to sue Countrywide%)Federer faces Tursunov in Olympics first roundObama starts hitting back, too softly for someChina crackdown fails to stop foreign activists200 pro-Taliban militants attack Pakistan post3 hurt as blasts rock council building in TurkeyObama’s view on abortion may divide CatholicsChina to Bush: Be our guest but don't interfereWis. charges say gunman had 'nothing to lose'Malaysian opposition chief denies sodomyChina is gaining, but Team USA is still No. 1Swimmer Bernard says France will 'smash' U.S.Report: Hong Kong turns away China activistsCostco Wholesale sees 2Q profit below estimatesNo joint march by Koreas in BeijingPacific Sunwear January same-store sales fallCase against anthrax scientist wasn't airtightMcCain: Obama wants to forfeit Iraq warU.S. says sub leaked radiation in 3 Japan portsJuly retail sales data show stimulus fadingPakistan’s Musharraf could face impeachmentGap lifts its fiscal 2008 earnings forecastGo for gold! Learn to train like an OlympianJobless claims jump to a six-year highDid TV preacher's wife assault fight attendant?Huge AIG loss shows credit market woes lingerJ.C. Penney March same-store sales decline 7.2 pctIOC: No positives among first 650 drug testsSing it, FreeCreditReport.com guy!Toyota reports a 28-percent plunge in profitAirlines are prepared — you should be, tooDreaming of a long shower in parched CyprusLexus retains title of most dependable carGap sales down 8 pct in March, beats expectationsPending home sales rise unexpectedlyLabor Day cruises starting at just $239Citigroup to buy back $7 billion in securitiesSanto Domingo, D.R., from $445Deadly intentions1,900-year-old chariot discovered in BulgariaTop 10 vehicles with highest resale valueDetroit mayor ordered jailed for violating bondBeijing detains more Chinese, U.S. protesters'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Wednesday, August 6'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Wednesday, August 6'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Wednesday, August 6'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Wednesday, August 6English 'Lord' puts life up for sale on eBayCalifornia firm recalls beef due to E. coliLet the public vet the running matesAir pollution shrouds Beijing on eve of GamesU.S., Iraq reportedly close to pullout timelineIslamic group threatens Olympic transportInjury has helped me, says relaxed GayBill Clinton to speak at Democratic ConventionOnly 40 percent of U.S. adults tested for HIVEven Beijing's pick-up hoops games are secureStimulus spent, retailers face tough rest of yearMemories, not medals, tops for OlympiansScientists hope for new tricks in data analysisGood-for-you getawaysThe bucket list of ultimate adventuresDry California OKs huge desalination plantHurricane Hernan strengthens to Category 3Survey: Public divided on in-flight cell useWill withdrawing the troops early work?119 fungus-carrying, foreign frogs seizedHackers target Google Gadgets'Likely' story about young votersSurprises in landmark U.S. adoption surveyFlorida toddler drama captivates the publicChinese cars you could soon see in the U.S.Search the Internet — all the kids are doing it!Austria: 2 convicted nurses' aides freed earlyHigh intake of vitamin C may cut diabetes riskGreat Escape veteran Eric Dowling dies at 92All planets are born in killer environmentsWhen to tell the boss that you are pregnantMan held in Fla. for threatening Obama's lifeNew off-the-beaten-path cruise portsNon-bankers lending money on the WebWonder and whimsy on the WebBig day set for big-bang machineMost Americans want overhaul of health systemDo you rock a FreeCreditReport.com song?DirecTV 3Q earnings rise 14 percentBeware slugs: Athletes warned on Chinese medsMom accuses Swiss diplomat of kidnapping sonAmerican Airlines ups miles needed for free tripConsumer credit use rises to seven-month highMyanmar's conditions starker than portrayedKenya, Tanzania mark decade since fatal blastsPhallus-shaped flower is botanical superstarRemote-control warriors suffer war stressPolice raid Md. mayor's home, kill his dogsCops: Confession in NYC karaoke club killingAt least 9 die in SUV rollover in ArizonaArmy post tainted by 'devastating' anthrax caseWhere's the 'Dark Knight' video game?Vote: Which is worse, inflation or slow growth?32 lab monkeys accidentally killed in NevadaRising prices, flat paychecks worry consumersMcCain campaign to return $50,000Despite demons, Ivins stayed on at biolabFor mystery infertility, two methods don't helpShuttle to deliver final service call for HubbleFingerprints can point to drugs or bombsFormer sprinter gets 21 years in rape caseMsnbc.com now offering rates fresh dailyMom says child’s toy had a mouth like a truckerTexas executes immigrant after court winRussian jets attack Georgian city as battles ragePastor paints Beijing hotel rooms in protestPageantry, pyrotechnics open Beijing GamesGold in Beijing could help save Federer’s seasonAmerican deaths in Afghanistan war reach 500Brazil temporarily frees U.S. nun's killersConn. man says Rockefeller is German studentBush turns attention from politics to Olympics10-year-old bullfighter sparks debate in FranceNBC Universal surpasses $1B in Olympic adsU.S. boxer Russell collapses, out of OlympicsNBC pins Olympics hopes on Phelps, gymnastsGates reportedly backs $20 billion for AfghansChinese athletes face huge gold-medal burdenAustralia says Beijing organizers 'wishy-washy'Lomong dodges questions on Chinese policiesCop suspended for demanding free StarbucksMan with 'Greatest Dad' shirt admits sex crimes911 callers describe bloody scene after crashLavish opening not must-see event for everyoneJournalists have to endure and compete, tooNBA's rep could take hit if U.S. isn't goldenMinnesota governor looks to national stageForeclosure crisis catching renters off guard10 killed in train crash in Czech RepublicPlane makes emergency landing at Calif. airportStocks end trading down — Dow off 220-plusJetBlue, welcome to the Gotcha Hall of ShameHenna hazard: Chemical causes ornate allergiesPolar bear surprise sends scientists fleeingFannie Mae’s loss more than triple estimateE-mail threat turns back Air China planeWorker productivity growth slowed in spring6 guilt-free reasons to love carbsDetroit mayor arraigned on assault chargesHaze, heat, humidity mark start of OlympicsU.S. experts raise Atlantic hurricane outlookWireless services add more parental controlsLet there be life: Games go organic44-pound stray cat no longer homelessSurfer girls, unite! Surfer camps 101Labor Day air and lodging packagesLondon and Edinburgh air/6 nights, $1,179The princess of tides in Costa RicaHigh flying heli-adventuresThree Americans detained near Olympic venueU.S. gymnasts are beaming with confidenceScientists create stem cells for 10 disordersUBS to settle securities case for $19.4 billionReporters booted from conference for hackingCheney to speak at GOP convention openingSega rolls out the official Olympics video gamesTake it off at these clothing-optional resortsMortgage giant Countrywide facing probeMaterial bends, stretches, conducts electricity?Major Internet security flaw also affects e-mailFDA: Heart drug combo may harm musclesOn energy, candidates straddle the centerChina dominates in list of world’s cheapest carsU.S. mulls bigger military forays into PakistanSupremacists hope for boost from Obama winMcCain, Obama urge halt to fighting in GeorgiaQ & A: Behind the battle for South OssetiaFor Kobe, it's gold or ... Italy?Libraries step into the age of iPodCeremony even wows crowds not at stadiumJudge: N.J.'s ex-governor owes wife no alimonyCatch the big meteor show while you canEPA denies ethanol waiver request'Rockefeller' saga a tale of multiple identitiesDebris soils Bush vow to protect Hawaii islandsL.A. may force restaurants to post caloriesIraqi officials: Car bomb kills 25 in Tal AfarTiny teeth of 55-million-year-old primate foundClinton on Obama: ‘We’re on one journey now’Some docs to be schooled in cultural differencesNew cyber defense coordinator hints at plansBest restaurants to spot a celebrityChina tightens security as Olympics openEdwards admits to extramarital affairTown mourns firefighters killed in crashMeet the Press links — Sunday, August 10In corn country, McCain shares ethanol disdainElderly woman gets new murder trialAnthrax case spurs new germ-gene sleuthingGift cards to fight AIDS? CDC tries new strategyMarine to stand trial in Fallujah killingsDrug price hikes draw scrutiny from lawmakersResidents told to stay home as Games openWhole Foods recalling possibly tainted beefW.Va. accommodates those who fear 'beast'Fannie Mae seeks $15.2B in US aid after 4Q lossNew EU sanctions over Iran's nuclear programScientists study mercury in the Great Salt LakeNot just guns: Gazans smuggle lions into zooU.S. man who spied for China gets 57 monthsU.S. has political, economic stake in GeorgiaGates endorses big expansion of Afghan armyMexican army takes lead fighting crimeGitmo defendants mostly low-level figuresRecorder from deadly chopper crash foundHow do you feel about those instantly skinny celebumamas?Babies born 8/8/08 at 8:08; 8 lbs., 8 oz.Thailand tags 10 games violent after murderOsteen's wife denies assaulting flight attendantEmpathy, and questions, for Elizabeth EdwardsFirst puff a pleasure for genetic smokersVampire bats suspected in Venezuela deathsReporters found Edwards' affair tough to proveSummer field trips on the WebPolice clear name of Md. mayor after drug raidThe stealth rocketeersDo skinny celebumamas make you sick or inspired?Anti-China protests worldwide as Games beginGames ‘just another swim meet’ to Ryan LochteCredit crisis triggers unprecedented responsePro-Tibet group protests in Tiananmen SquareWith pride, Yao a central figure in these GamesRelative of U.S. coach killed in Beijing attackSabre women get United States on medal boardPhelps and Lochte cruise into 400 IM finalGeorgia makes a power play — and a big gambleLloyd ensures U.S. women's soccer reboundsDrug dealers buy Wash. vineyards to hide potSome Web sites remain blocked at OlympicsBeijing spectators greeted by global sponsorsBush throws himself into Olympic experienceBush watches U.S. women rout Czech RepublicOlympic athletes worry about heat, humidityUnited States' swimmers off to strong startGeorgia decides to keep team at Beijing games82 dead in Vietnam floodsFive arrested in suspected terror cell in ItalyPartying at the House of Switzerland20 Taliban members killed, Afghan official saysAl-Qaida said to lose key WMD operativeMicrobiologist says anthrax suspect was stalkerAIDS prevention gives short shrift to gaysThe year's biggest (and littlest) meteor showersSuspect remembered for humor, intelligenceFresh energy problems for new presidentSyria rules out new IAEA visit to bombed siteNo Olympic holiday for McCain's bidHIV-positive Indian couple commits suicideParty platform seeks to please Obama, ClintonObama: McCain embracing Bush policiesBattle of Gettysburg ‘witness tree’ falls in stormUproar over prayer calls in Muslim MoroccoDiversity growing in ‘swing counties’Chinese city locks down after bombingsEdwards ex-mistress rejects paternity testCloned puppies may have exposed old mysteryU.S. anthem cut short with Phelps on podiumHoff loses world record, finishes 3rd in 400 IMBush sharpens public critique of ChinaGreek sprinter Thanou barred from BeijingBeijing curbs religious rightsTorres, U.S. earn silver in 400 free relayMcCutcheon leaves volleyball to be with familyChina deports Taiwanese activist from gamesPhelps shatters own world record in 400 IMWeightlifting may have led to Russell's DQRussia: Georgia can ‘forget’ regaining provincesOpener against China a supreme test for U.S.Any medal, not just gold, worth celebratingUSA has big day on court, pitch and in poolGames go on after 'random act of violence'Beijing ups security after attack on AmericansPhelps qualifies 4th-fastest in 200 freeHopes grow for Zimbabwe power-sharing dealNepal police detain 230 pro-Tibet protestersChinese activist still missing after detentionU.S. men set world record in 400 free relayCouple in Ohio 'caged kids' case report to jailRain showers bring relief to Beijing — this timeVolleyball coach discusses father-in-law's deathU.S. rolls past China in Olympic hoops openerStone arch collapses in southern Utah park'Meet the Press' transcript for August 10, 2008Nebraska Beef recalls 1.2 million pounds of beefSuicide bomber kills U.S. soldier, 4 IraqisHernan loses hurricane statusWall Street warily waits for consumer newsXstrata to raise 5 billion pounds for Lonmin bid: paperIraq demands timeline for U.S. withdrawalLa. finally quits cockfights, last state to ban itColleges peddle bikes to car-loving studentsPaulson will not serve in next administrationRace sometimes a problem in eyewitness IDsFeds order bus companies to cease operationsCouple in Ohio 'caged kids' case report to jailCan you live on $845.89 per month?Purported al-Zawahri tape criticizes MusharrafDeportation flights to Mexico cost $51 millionBush says violence in Georgia is unacceptableThe best place to watch the big game in BeijingAfter infamous prison break, inmate set to dieDenver wants delegates to see old and newPresidential candidates decry Russian attackGasoline prices still dropping around nationAirports brace for fewer flights, passengersPolice: Venomous viper stolen from aquariumClinton to headline second night of conventionStates with sales tax holidays rethink themAncient city uncovered in AfghanistanCard-counting whiz eyes fantasy footballVietnamese women wed foreigners to aid familyWhere can I snag a good job abroad?How much more will gas prices fall?Students barred from showing subway hackFDNY stint a ‘proving ground’ for Navy cadetsForklift helps 700-pound man take rare outingOfficials try to ID remains from helicopter crashSouth Ossetians describe escape from fightingNYC tops list of America’s most expensive citiesBolivians back Morales in recall voteU.S. tourist hacked to death in GuatemalaThousands flee propane explosions in TorontoScientists closing in on invisibility cloakScientist's threats put counselor in tough spotZimbabwe’s Coventry sets record in 100 backMagnuson wins silver in women’s 100 flyJapan wins men’s 100-meter breaststrokeMore gay men embrace marriage, fatherhoodMidair collision leaves three dead in WyomingPentagon Papers figure Anthony Russo diesPhelps wins second gold medal in 400m relaySpanish cyclist fails drug testChina dominating medals race so farU.S. hoops still has some work to doIOC accepts explanation on Iranian swimmerAfter all these years, Roach still raising the barFor felons, a nudge to the voting boothBush: Olympics ‘exceeded my expectations’Most Peculiar! Aug. 3-9, 2008Oprah Winfrey's backing equals a million votesWinning Iraqi hearts and minds with moneyCoalition kills 25 militants, 8 Afghan hostagesIOC official raps China police for 'stone faces'Remarkable relay caps amazing 3 days for U.S.Dow finishes the day up over 300 pointsBest Buy to launch airport vending machinesForklift helps 700-lb. Mexican take rare outingCelebrity mamas fuel post-baby body bluesObama: Sign up to know V.P. choice firstThailand issues arrest warrant after ex-PM fleesMugabe: Only 'little hurdles' to Zimbabwe dealSpilled cash starts free-for-all on Calif. highwayUncertainty surrounds Beijing ticket-scalpingBunch of grapes auctioned for $910 in JapanObama tries to turn 'celebrity' label on McCainOne world, one map of what lies beneathAn upside to high prices at the pumpFall savings on European air-hotel packages9 California hotel deals, from $99Dozens dead or missing in Vietnam floodsIndia monsoon rains kill 15 more, ruin cropsRain has positive impact on Beijing's pollutionCalif. weighs chemical ban in baby bottlesApple’s CEO Jobs says iPhone app sales soaringAlaska cancels 41 flights due to volcanic ash2.5 million-year-old mastodon unearthedCommunication outage hits Memphis areaToyota could downsize temporary U.S. workersRetrial begins in death of microwaved babyMicrosoft's Zune player seeks movie stardom'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Thursday, August 7'Race for the White House with David Gregory' for Friday, August 8Cattails planted to save sinking delta islandsEmployers embracing 401(k)s more than ever'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Thursday, August 7'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Friday, August 8'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Thursday, August 7Part of Olympic display altered in broadcast'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Friday, August 8Newsstand sales of US magazines drop 11 pctJapan offers a high-tech afterlife'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Thursday, August 7Pacific Ethanol 3Q loss widens on higher corn costMcCain urges diplomatic action against RussiaBoeing may not bid on Pentagon tanker dealPhilanthropic partygoers imbibe for good causeCBS board declares 5-cent quarterly dividendIconic stone arch collapses in S. Utah parkMore health care cost pain in 2009Budget guru sees ‘super-subprime crisis’Authentic accommodations around the worldAmerica’s historic hotelsSpain hoops reportedly involved in offensive adRed more than just a lucky color for ChineseHacker technology is getting cheaper, easierThe best and worst Olympic mascotsUrban teens misunderstand ‘morning-after pill’Mauritania coup leaders release prime ministerJordan's king visits Baghdad, meets leadersTough decision to make? Don't sleep on itBeware of flip-flops, Crocs at Atlanta's airportSmithsonian tries mobile ads to draw touristsFatal shooting by police sparks Montreal riotHybrid owners are more loyal to their brandsN.C. student slaying case may get death penaltyRape getting a public airing in AfghanistanStay-at-home moms staying home even moreByrd pleads for an honest, humble presidentConn. city beefs up curfew after recent violenceDutch Treat: Beer pong and more hospitalitySwedish nurse put surgery photos on Facebook'Rockefeller' remembers couple who vanishedBush, Rice say Russia must quit GeorgiaBeing skinny is no guarantee of a healthy heartThe world's best street foodThe Bernanke barometerStudy: Runners live longer, stay healthierFederal judge upholds Atlanta airport gun banDelta, Northwest pilots OK bargaining dealAirlines association sues U.S. on slots auctionSmall snake sparks big debate in BarbadosThe pose of a champion is innate, study findsBush to relax protected species rulesEgypt's ancient pyramids at Giza get makeoverStressed plants migrate up mountainPerseid meteor shower peaks Tuesday morning'Preppie killer' pleads guilty to drug chargesDeputy hurt, suspect dead in Ga. standoffJet with blown tire lands safely in HoustonCandidates urge diplomatic effort with RussiaSafety panel concerned about moon ship design4Q revenue mixed at Liberty Media unitsChrysler exec says company working on qualityHubble hits 100,000-orbit milestoneBush drawn into Georgia crisis at end of tripFTC says that it is investigating CountrywideEastern Europe anxious over Russian attacksDNA test frees convicted Ohio child rapistU.S. can't do much to stop Russia'Star Trek Online' is ready to beam upCalm returns to Chinese Muslim cityWoman sues for right to massage horsesCharting Phelps' chase for eight goldsNew Orleans agency probed in Katrina scamOverbuilt market creating modern ghost townsRelatives mourn 3 killed in casino bus crashLawyer: Female al-Qaida suspect was set upElephants' memories help herds surviveIntel's new chip to be called Core i7Do these gadgets foretell the end of days?Police: Tot starved for refusing to say 'amen'As nations treat gays better, asylum is elusiveCoughlin wins gold in women’s 100 backstrokeU.S. men take gold, silver in 100 backstrokeDenver police suspect cyanide death at hotelSoni wins silver in women’s 100 breastClinton refused to cast Obama as un-AmericanPhelps becomes winningest Olympian everTaliban: 'Open war' in Pakistan after fatal blastPure moment proves Olympics are still relevantIndiana senator offers Obama risks, rewardsObama's 'no income taxes on seniors' criticizedReport: Top al-Qaida leader killed in PakistanReport: 3 officers killed in latest China violenceStudy: Most companies avoid income taxesKhmer Rouge jailer indicted by genocide courtIndia protests widen after Kashmir deathsUBS posts quarterly loss, shifts strategyStocks pull back, end day with modest gainsDid PIN thieves grab hacking's Holy Grail?Cops: 'Porn inspector' demands free videosYoung Olympics singing star didn't really singJune trade deficit shrinks unexpectedlyMore states shred bills for awful medical errorsCindy Sheehan qualifies to run for Pelosi's seatBP shuts down a pipeline in GeorgiaGirl, 14, shot dead in Mexican resortFranken: America a 'chump' on Iraq rebuildingEver thinner display screensU.N. to spend $214 million in hunger hot spotsUnited pilots call for CEO to step downThe hotel room as Rorschach testBear mauls 8-year-old boy in Smoky MountainsBeijing's don't-miss list3 Italy packages, from $889Women rise in state government leadershipSouth American cruises on saleA surprise fee for my hotel roomSeals deployed to fetch Antarctic climate dataJudge: Detroit mayor didn't break law this timeGoogle resolves Gmail access problemsConcussion? Your brain needs longer time-outHumpback whales are 'making a comeback'Anheuser-Busch to reduce workforcePolice officer filmed beating suspect resignsCuba to send animals to Venezuelan zoosStudents learn hard lesson in school budgetsConfusion reigns in Warren's stunning defeatSpain is the hotspot for British in trouble'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Monday, August 11'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Monday, August 11NASA drops plan to fly new spaceships by 2013How Clinton's exit may boost Obama'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Monday, August 11Deal reached in Chicago clergy abuse casesMukasey: No prosecutions in hiring scandalFDA warns of reactions to anti-alcohol drugDetecting a real van Gogh painting from a fakeCourt won't resurrect lawsuit in CIA leak caseHow airlines deal with 'customers of size'Plane on medical mission crashes, 3 dieMust-see science on the WebJohn Lennon's killer denied parole for 5th timeFor McCain, change begins with a 'No'Join the planet debateChasing dust devils from Earth to MarsSurgical errors cost $1.5 billion a yearU.S., allies weigh punishment for RussiaMore Americans check into European hostelsHave fun in NYC without spending a bundleMcCain: All Americans back Georgia in struggleRevelations force Clinton campaign 'what ifs'There's no place like 'Om'Race questions cast doubt on presidential pollsVietnam flood toll hits 112, more rains forecastMotorists turn to carpool sites as gas prices risePicky eaters won’t starve in BeijingIs the cruise ship building party over?The best of Seat 2BRoom for improvement: Budget hotels spiff upCarrying a torch for Olympic memorabiliaVote: How should the U.S. respond to Russia?Looking for heart disease? The eyes have itBudget deficit soars to $102.8 billion in JulyGreen Beret: Leader killed Afghan, 'grinned'Chrysler unveils limited-edition PT CruiserMsnbc.com No. 1 source for political news onlineNo longer cheap, Prague joins Europe in pricesEasily startled? Gene may be to blameDiary shows Tojo resisted surrender till endAfter combat, soldiers turning to alcoholMsnbc.com breaks site traffic recordNBC: Polygamists investigated for abuse claimsFlorida cautions judge on Everglades land dealMySpace and NBC News launch "decision 08" hub on world's leading social networkFlight attendant: Pastor's wife attacked meMsnbc.com debate coverage sets traffic recordUnderground FEMA fuel tanks could leakMsnbc.com expands sales forceFla. cops fired, resign after suspect beatingMsnbc.com business special report:  Extreme ConsumerismPool company head pleads not guilty in deathMsnbc.com original series: “Gut Check:  Multiracial In America”Iraqi militant tires of war, returns to religionMSNBC and msnbc.com unveil new online experience for “Countdown with Keith Olbermann”Egypt bans news on Lebanese singer's slayingBernanke author defends the Fed chiefFour killed in German ice cream parlorMsnbc.com wins “Best Place to Work” awardMySpace, NBC News and Msnbc.com announce “Decision ‘08 Convention Contest”Msnbc.com top site for online news videoIndia yearns for Pakistan's MusharrafIraq contracts cost U.S. billions, report saysMSNBC Digital Network No. 1 News Site for ConsumersEscalade is latest SUV to get hybridizedMsnbc.com launches Decision ‘08 DashboardSchool spirit 2009Parents charged in starvation death sue cityMsnbc.com now offering rates fresh dailyThree-ton slabs dumped at sea to stop trawlersHomeland Security setting up counterspy unitCVS Caremark buys Longs Drug StoresDog guarded owner's body for weeks after deathProstate cancer surgery helps some live longerBoeing signals it will stay in $35B tanker fightPolice: Ga. man held wife, four kids captiveReport: U.S. fails to prosecute Internet fraudPelosi says open to House vote on offshore drillingClumsy kids grow up to be chubby adultsAstronauts ready for risky Hubble missionMyanmar gem sellers dismiss U.S. sanctionsGeorgians in the U.S. watch violence back homeGitmo hunger striker says he was threatenedDeputy alleges groping in sheriff's sex caseEx-Ill. cop convicted of 4 rapes, gets 440 yearsWidowed U.S. woman to leave GuatemalaSharp 6.2 quake shakes sea floor near VanuatuFeds halt licensing of new bus companies‘Elite’ woman may hold key to AIDS vaccineRelief supplies arrive for GeorgiansMarines borrow hunting skills in trainingNext-gen makeover suits 'Soulcalibur IV'Principal in pregnancy pact saga resignsUnabomber objects to Newseum cabin displayDead animals found in pot, freezer in Vt. homeNavy relieves commander of air recon squadronKatie Hoff falls short in 200 freestyle, 100 IMCooperative burglar gets 7 1/2-year prison termPhelps becomes winningest Olympian everBeijing is all dressed up, but no one is goingPolice turn to secret weapon: GPS deviceMad Cow rules hit sperm banks' patronsTaiwanese baseball Olympian fails drug testBest Buy to sell iPhones starting Sept. 7Curfew? What Beijing nightlife curfew?Book on Obama hopes to repeat anti-Kerry featUp to 8 activists detained after Games protestBomb in northern Lebanese city kills at least 18Burger King worker fired for bathing in sinkMost Americans back holding Games in ChinaDancer may be paralyzed after rehearsal injury3 Chinese critically injured in crash near rowingObama raises $1.3 million on Hawaii vacationHiker's death prompts calls to raise hunting ageFan frustration grows over ticket issuesWill Obama pick Republican as running mate?U.S. aid worker, 2 Canadians killed in ambushCrime-ridden Ark. town widens 24-hour curfewSpanish players defend controversial photoBest Buy to be first U.S. retailer to sell iPhoneStocks end the day with a loss as financials fallBlaze rips through building at Apple HQACT scores take a slight dip for Class of 2008Texas executes 'Pistol Pete' for double slayingU.S. softball shouldn't apologize for winningObama stadium speech intensifies hotel crunchJapanese economy shrank in second quarterIndia police: 20 die, 21 hurt in building collapseRetail sales fall for first time in five monthsThe opposite of sex? Adults, teens beg to differUneasy relations: China and the foreign pressChrysler to invest $1.8 billion in Detroit factoryVirginia's Warner tapped for Dems' key speechFewer Americans hit the road in JuneRV industry in lower gear as economy faltersGeorgia beats Russia on the beach in OlympicsTurning a ‘staycation’ into a vacationSouth Korea spoils Americans’ baseball openerOhio voting law may be a boon for ObamaMost expensive destination clubsFor elderly, sex doesn't have to get oldAffordable Maine hotels, from $95Russian hackers attack Georgian Web sitesNew Honda hybrid will compete with PriusBuy evidence of my husband's adultery on eBayN.Y. tackling flood, heat threats from warmingWorld's tallest woman dies at 53'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' for Tuesday, August 12Prosecutors: Cyber law applies to suicide case'Hardball with Chris Matthews' for Tuesday, August 12Bear back at animal refuge after 'cubnapping'Moscow tops most expensive cup of coffee listAnti-abortion senator to address Democrats'Verdict with Dan Abrams' for Tuesday, August 12Rattlesnakes studied in bid to reduce roadkillToddler uninjured after three-story fallBMW recalling 200,000 vehiclesNavy agrees to limit submarine-detecting sonarPopping antibiotics send thousands to the ERSpaceflight at warp speed? Make it soChild killer's death penalty hearing set to beginThe children are getting crankyThe Pill makes women pick bad matesDebt collectors getting more aggressiveBond revoked, Michigan killer back in jailCan a patriotic pitch save McCain's campaign?U.S. tourist wants out of Guatemala after attack