December 30/31, 2006
International
Saddam to be hanged by Sunday PM says 'no review' of Saddam's sentence
U.N. concerned over 'unfairness' in Saddam verdict Report: Saddam Hussein Execution May Be Delayed
Saddam remains in U.S. military prison Saddam's Death To Be Videotaped, May Not Be Public
NATO takes interest in Iran's nuclear program Report: U.S. Frees 2 Iranian Detainees
12 Taliban Militants Die in Afghan Clash Thousands greet Somalia's PM in capital
Israel Transfers Weapons to Abbas' Security Forces Egypt Ships Guns To Fatah, U.S., Israel Approve
Israel won't free Palestinian prisoners Olmert recognizes Palestinian Authority flag
US: New Israeli Settlement Would Violate 'Road Map' US: Arafat responsible for diplomat's death
'Israeli weapons transfer to be used against Jews' Germany At EU Helm Seeks to Revive Mideast Quartet
Danger zone around Gaza to triple EU rips plans for West Bank settlement
2 Arrested in Deaths of Indian Children S. Korea report calls N. Korea a threat
Kim Jong-il looks to London to beat sanctions Recovered body thought to be key Philippine rebel
China to Continue Modernizing Military In Japan, new nationalism takes hold
Somalia's Prime Minister Prepares to Enter Mogadishu Road to Mogadishu tells story of swift Somali victory
Migrants fleeing Somalia lost in tragedy off Yemen 4 Rwandans Arrested in 1994 Genocide
US Cites 'Positive Movement' on Darfur Peacekeeping Kofi Annan Falls Short With Ford Statement
Britain pays off WWII loans 5-year-old euro rivals other currencies
Chavez to shut down opposition TV Faulty gas connection devastates tiny Caribbean island
U.S. National
Bush Declares 'Day of Mourning' for Ford Nasdaq to Close Jan. 2 for Ford Day of Mourning
Ford let predecessors' jokes roll off President Ford's Farewell Begins in California
Lawyer Ends Up Dead After Taking On Rove Sen. Tim Johnson Improves After Brain Surgery
Report: Bush Considers 20,000 Additional Troops FEC Imposes $6.2 Million in Campaign Fines
Bush: 'Success in Iraq Vital to U.S. Security' Duke D.A. charged with ethics violations
Florida's overbuilt condo market starts to fizzle Report: Mexico route available for terrorists
Denver gets blitzed by another snowstorm Police indicted in New Orleans shooting
Man dies in shootout with Calif. cops Fire sweeps through Pa. row houses
Edwards charts new course with candidacy JFK Targeted on 1963 Ireland Trip
Cindy Sheehan Arrested Near Bush Ranch John Edwards Sells Home for $5.2 Million
Poll: Bush Top 'Good Guy' and 'Bad Guy' Many States Welcome New Laws in New Year
Murder of Prof's Wife Staged to Look Like Burglary FBI: Biological Mom Kidnapped Adopted Twins
7 cops indicted in post-Katrina deaths Stocks March Higher in Record Year
Religion
Pope Benedict encourages Chinese faithful Spanish Muslims appeal to Pope over former mosque
UK cardinal: secular Britain is spiritual 'needy land' 2007 promises a world of busyness for Pope Benedict
Pope prays for peace and for the Church in Africa Vatican 'spiritual ecumenism' as route to unity
Behind The Veil In DC -- The Rise Of Angelic Rule Christians flee Iraq, find Syria 'ruthless'
Pastors' convictions for quoting Quran overturned Syrian news agency has Christians praise government
China Detains House Church Leader, "Raids" Service Muslim pilgrims pray at desert mountain
Muslims Flood Mecca for Annual Hajj Hajj gets football-style crowd control
Released Christian Leader Re-Arrested in Xinjiang Dead Climber Remembered As Committed Believer
Lightning strikes priest's car Lutheran priest's suicide leaves questions unanswered
Hindu radicals demolish church on Christmas Two arrested for Christmas day church burglary
Las Vegas 'prophet' believes he can summon UFOs Catholic centenarian stays on the move
Life and Lifestyle
Homosexuals - "They are dead souls in human bodies" Homophobia Spies Set For Classrooms
'Iris scan' database of children forms High School To Start Random Breathalyzer Tests
Sex Slavery Plagues Romania And Bulgaria Vatican official repeats calls not to execute Saddam
In dorms, men and women now room together Court restores inmates' voting rights
Study: Many kids too fat by preschool Brazil transfixed by 4th anorexia death
Herpes treatment fails in animal testing Why I gave vegetarianism the chop after 17 years!
Housework 'cuts breast cancer risk' Nitrates Lower Blood Pressure
Will High Schools Be A Relic Of The Past? Swimmers stew over ethnic-only pool sessions
Sandwiches top food chain as favorite American meal The Truth About Where Your Donated Clothes End Up
Science and Technology
Messages To Spies Are Coded on Shortwave Scientists Seek to Humanize Animals
Gadgets seen as best way to tell white lies Ice mass snaps free from Canada's Arctic
Bonobo dies, 12 sickened at Ohio zoo Group seeks protection for right whales
Atlanta's giant pandas are picky eaters FDA OK may spark 'clone-free' labels
FDA: Food From Cloned Animals Is Safe Ice mass snaps free from Canada's Arctic
Apple says options probe clears execs Taiwan telecom won't build add'l backup
132 million people access Web in China Ancient Italian Craft May Be A Dying Art
How To Return, Or Use, Tech Toys Chrysler Signs China Car Deal
New Goodyear Contract 'Bittersweet' Researchers Use Yellowstone As CO2 Lab
The vaccine to cure every strain of flu Scientist claims he knows Stradivari's secret
Wild Bees Reject GM Crop--Major Impact on Pollination? Organic Electronics Market to Reach US$19.7 Billion
Missile Maintenance Crew's UFO Encounter The Jewel In The Crown: The Curse Of Koh-i-Noor
Novelty News
Empire State lights are works of art Meetings planned on NYC nightlife safety
Thirsty man sells beagle to buy beer Helpful drunk driver offers aid to police
Alert tabby saves family from fire Police seize suspected fake Goya painting
A tale of two cities for confused tourist China Breeds Fluorescent Green Pigs
Italy Cancels Underwear-Clad Bush Opera Report: Woman Stuck in Elevator for 3 Days
Want to Smell Better? Practice! Carjacking Suspect Calls 911 on Himself
Fire Dept. Ruse Nabs Fake Caller Suspect Wis. Sheriff Offers New Year's Eve Rides
Tinted Windows Stop Turns Very Pricey Man Accused of Using Log in Assaults
Woman Gives Birth in High-Speed Train Trailer Full of Broccoli Disappears
Man Proposes in 'Objects of Desire' Room Homeowner kills 2 in bizarre burglary
Ruth Bader Ginsburg snoozes at Supreme Court! Woman accused of castrating husband
How 1 lucky racehorse escaped the slaughterhouse Kiwis Told To Make Survival Kits
Sports
The Grid: Finishing Up the Season Simpson Picks: Homer's turn
SMITH: Manning for MVP? Yep Strahan won't need surgery on foot
NFL Draft: B.B.'s gun is No. 1 in early, early preview Taylor: Merriman shouldn't get award
Titans Feel Good When They Look Good Nuggets' Karl earns 800th win; Iverson scores 44
Zito agrees to $126M deal with Giants Giants shake up the baseball world with Zito's deal
Mejia: Some moves front offices would like to do over Crasnick: Hall of Fame candidates going high-tech
Grizzlies ax Fratello after 6-24 start NBA Local: Phil calls Vlad a 'space cadet'
Grizzlies tap Barone as interim coach No. 1 UCLA holds off Washington State
Cal steamrolls Aggies in Holiday Bowl UNLV Denies Knight a Record 880th Win
Finally, a bowl win for Rutgers Expectations and hopes for the NHL in 2007
New Orleans markets football tourism Bowl Win Caps Rutgers' Memorable Season
Tyson arrested in Ariz. on DUI charges Walchhofer posts back-to-back wins
Canadian gold-medalist Bedard waives extradition Prosecutor could be forced off Duke lacrosse case
Entertainment
Lost Mozart to be played for 1st time TV Media 'Obligated' to Cover Ford Funeral
TV Plans "Tasteful Coverage" Of Saddam Execution Family Mourns James Brown
Thousands Attend Wake For James Brown TV tastes often differ in the same house
Postal service prepares for new Potter McCartney, estranged wife in art spat
La Scala cancels production of 'Candide' Model Niki Taylor marries NASCAR driver
Play About Death of US Activist in Gaza Controversial Julia Roberts Is Expecting
Heather Mills Calls Police Over Paintings Actress Victoria Principal Divorced
Gyllenhaals Flee Fire at Calif. Lodge Norton Injures Back During 'Veil' Shoot
Stones, Streisand Among Top 2006 Tours Jolie & Pitt Continue Stay in Costa Rica
Celebs Caught on Tape -- Going Out, Going Wild
Celebs Who Underwent Rehab in 2006

December 29, 2006
International
Saddam: Dead Man Squawking Vatican condemns execution
Officials: Saddam May not hang within month Iraqi Govt Silent on Conduct of Saddam Hanging
At Least 27 Killed in Attacks Across Iraq Facing A Shiite Baghdad
4 Americans Kidnapped in Southern Iraq British Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
Olmert Open to 'Any Murmur of Peace' Olmert lets army stop terror rockets
US, EU challenge Israel on new W. Bank settlement Islamic Jihad: We are firing more accurate rockets
Islamic Forces Abandon Somalia's Capital Major Somali Islamic Official Reportedly in Kenya
World Food Program Suspends Air Operations in Somalia Troops Enter Mogadishu; Refugees Drown
Ethiopia Not Planning to Take Control of Mogadishu Avian flu jumps to humans in Egypt
Thousands of Indonesians Flee Flooded Area Taiwan quake brings bank operations to halt
Asia Slowly Recovers From Telecom Outage China's Hu calls for powerful, combat-ready navy
2nd U.S. Climber Feared Dead in China Red Cross: No 2nd Pipeline Blast
Russian Jet Forced to Land After Threat Russia links Israeli businessman to murder of ex-spy
Man Detained After Hijacking Attempt A coming of age for the European currency
18 dead in Rio de Janeiro gang attacks Global stocks at record high
U.S. National
Ford's State Funeral Set to Begin Friday Remembering President Ford
Senate Maj. Leader Harry Reid to skip Ford funeral Ford Disagreed With Bush About Invading Iraq
Betty Ford: 'It's Been A Great Trip' Ford Had a Wayward Way With Words
NY Remembers Famous Ford Headline Crime Magazine Article On Ford, JFK Assassination
Bush Meets with Advisers to Discuss Future Iraq Policy Many soldiers say troop surge a bad idea
Uncle Sam wants U.S. Muslims to serve Border patrol says Bush plan working
Feds Say No Terror Threats for New Year's Evidence of Muslim complicity in OKC bombing
Plows Out Early As Storm Closes on Colo. Americans are Personally Optimistic, Worldview Sour
John Edwards Declares Presidential Candidacy Senate sex-blog lawsuit heads toward X-rated trial
Stocks Fall on Key Economic Data Murders Are Up in New York, Other Cities
Pair Buying Laci Peterson Home for $350K Video: Infant Twins Missing in N.C.
Convicted Ex-Ill. Gov. Sues for Pension Oil prices rise as U.S. supply shrinks
Government watchdogs under attack from bosses California city to be ruled 'tsunami-ready'
Latest rural sales pitch: Work outside blast zone FBI, FEMA Move Some Jobs Outside 'Blast Zone'
Religion
Cardinal Stickler on the changes in the Mass REAL Third Secret warned of apostasy in the Church
Vatican: 3.2 million attended papal events in 2006 Bishop rejects Muslim request for prayer in cathedral
Spanish Muslims appeal to Pope over former mosque Hindu Militants Attack Christians For Singing Carols
3 Million Muslims Begin Annual Hajj Muslim sensitivity training for 45,000 airport workers
Russian Ministries Bring Joy And Hope To Orphans Joshua's altar makes impact
Churches May be Forced to Close if Bird Flu Strikes Christ’s love in Action in Leicester on Christmas Day
Christmas edges back to America When it comes to Christianity, Europe failing
Minnesota bishops condemn immigration raids Bishop Morlino receives U.S. civil rights award
Jesuit priest among Newsweek's people to watch Anatomy of an exorcism
False prophet watch: UFOs Reviewing the Fundamentals
Life and Lifestyle
2006 Award for Political Incorrectness Teen Death at Boot Camp
Destroy the family and you destroy your country East German Children To Learn Evils Of Secret Police
Feds Apologize for Woman's Strip Search It's Rape If The Woman Is Drunk
Good Samaritan Makes Up for Stolen Bikes Reporting Genocide Isn't Easy
Mass. High Court Won't Force Vote On Gay Marriage The Church and same-sex attraction
Mental health bill to face House vote FDA Approval For Blood Substitute 'Disaster?'
Mental health bill to face House vote Mom Arrested for Tainting Baby's Tube
Malaysian Activists to Study Polygamy Kansas Abortion Doctor Won't Face Charges
Domestic Violence Rates Down Sharply Do Sudden-Death Genes Strike Women Most?
'Longevity Gene' May Protect Mind Hidden cameras in sex shop lead to investigation
Dad, mom charged over drinking party Hints on beating overeating
Science and Technology
2006: The Year In Astronomy Alt Predictions for 2007
Scientists Seek to Humanize Animals FDA OKs Food From Cloned Animals
Online Shoppers Overwhelm iTunes Store Tokyo Stores to Beam Real Time Ads to Shoppers
Apple Computer Cored Over Stock Options Computer Games Rot The Brain
Board Didn't OK Steve Jobs' 7.5 Million Stock Options Parrot's Oratory Stuns Scientists
Famed NYC hawk sees bald eagle soar by The Other Mystery of Easter Island
Hacker Con Submits to Spychips Fuel-Cell Cars Are a Cop-Out
Scientists Create Molecule-Size Keypad Lock Sporting a Waterproof Wrist Cam
Who Killed the Electric Trolley? License-plate scanners nab those with unpaid tickets
Boomers catch brain wave 13th century text hides words of Archimedes
GPS: Miss The Chance Of Finding Your Inner Self Dire Warnings From China's Climate Change Report
Novelty News
What Drives People to Want to Be Amputees? Grand "Gotchas"
Exotic Dancers Spray on Latex Coverings Max Collars Top Dog Name in N.Y. in 2006
Thieves Rob Wis. Stores Over Holidays Daughter's White Christmas: Zamboni Ice
Ohio Man Fights Unexpected Holiday Guest Woman Survives After Car Plunges 20-Feet
Times Square crowd to wear 3-D glasses Pet-Sitting: Booming Business
Teens Charged After Burning Dead Puppy Univ. Texas Rethinks Confederate Statues
Thailand tree apes use song as warning For sale on eBay - dream holiday with a stranger
Jewelers see veiled threat Head-banging snakes may predict quakes
Man trapped down drain hunting for keys 3 home intruders shot dead in Albuquerque
Elderly homeowner shoots 2 intruders, kills 1 German moms-to-be delay childbirth, cash in on bonus
Judge's outspoken book could cost him his job Operation he invented saves doctor
$2,000 fine for recycling Christmas wrapping He doesn't believe in UFOs – he's just building his own
Sports 
Smith: Titans' Fisher is best choice for coach of year Len Pasquarelli: 2006 All-Pro team
Delhomme upgraded to probable for season finale Colts back D-coordinator Meeks, say blame shared
Wimbley Sets Browns Rookie Sack Record Taylor: Honoring Merriman sends wrong message
Knicks halt Pistons in 3 OTs; Rip soars for 51 Hollinger: The Bulls are better than their record
Facing Off: Q&A with Chris Chelios Heat's Wade hurt in Bulls loss; Riley blames Hinrich
Buccigross: Coyotes are awful and will stay that way The Weekly Watch: The SEC's big weekend
No. 12 Connecticut Is Ready for the Road Schlabach: Rice's Dillard proves to be quite the catch
Ohio St.: Fundraiser didn't break rules Booker's 2 TDs lead Florida State in Emerald Bowl
Star Michigan tailback Hart won't jump to pros Florida St. Beats UCLA 44-27
Forsberg Can't Stop Flyers' Slide Giants, Zito Reach Preliminary Agreement
Court: Feds Can Use MLB Drug Test Data Bonds' attorney not worried
Kurkjian: Bat served as Gwynn's magic wand Kurkjian: Ripken always played to win
Ex-Yankee Murcer to have surgery for brain tumor Tiger's Wins Amid Grief Top Sports Year
Experts' selections for the 2007 PGA Tour season Walchhofer Wins World Cup Downhill Race
NASCAR driver is rebuked for Bush sticker Smith: NASCAR growth could make for shorter careers
Petty primed for another leap forward in '07? Rafael: Toney enlists Blanks as trainer for rematch vs. Peter
Wilansky: Agassi not the only player saying goodbye The Righteous Fury of Dick Pound
Entertainment
'Godfather of Soul' at the Apollo Spike Lee May Direct James Brown Movie
Chevy Chase On Ford: 'Terriffic Guy' Holiday Weekend Is Good to Hollywood
Hollywood probes teacher sex - again New Salvos in Rosie-Donald Feud
Joel Siegel's Best Movies of 2006 Celebs on Vacation: Surf, Sand, Slopes
'APOCALYPTO' falling into obscurity; Mayans take fall Deputy in Gibson Case Claims Harassment
Ex-Us Weekly Gossip Convicted on Sex Charge Beach Boys booted out of court
Paul McCartney Working on Stage Show 'Mister Rogers' Producer Wants New Show
Probst Volunteers at Maine Soup Kitchen Indonesia Playboy Trial Closed to Public
Elvis Looks to Win Teenage Fans Again Lohan Off The Sauce, On The Pole
Muhammad Ali: First Real Rapper? Best Shoestring Sci-Fi of 2006

December 28, 2006
International
Iraq's Sadr Bloc Claims Aide Killed by US Troops Iraqi Govt Silent on Conduct of Saddam Hanging
Saddam's execution to be televised? Facing gallows, Saddam offers "sacrifice" for Iraq
Saddam death sentence may not need OK Saddam's Baath party threatens United States
Hundreds of Iraqis Apply to be Hangman Military: Abu Sayyaf Chief Remains Found
U.N.'s Ban Says Nuke Talks Require Patience Iran 'Revises' Cooperation With IAEA
Iran oil profits could dry up by 2015 India Not Out of the Nuclear Wilderness
Ethiopian, Somali troops regain Jowhar Ethiopian, Somali Gov't Troops Score Major Advances
Ethiopia hits Somalia airports Somali pro-government forces "will besiege capital"
US Defends Ethiopian Action, Urges Restraint Sudan Endorses Joint AU-UN Peacekeeping Force
Bush Sees “Palestine” In 2007 Israel to Renew Pinpoint Attacks Vs Gaza
Hamas rejects US state offer Jihad: Calm has collapsed
Olmert decision has military 'up in arms' King Abdullah: Israel not as strong as we thought
Officials to IDF: End to policy of restraint Egypt: Kidnapped Israeli Soldier Shalit Is Alive
U.S. Urges N. Korea to Near Dismantling Plane carrying Blair overshoots runway
Russia Refuses 'Space Race' With China Russians keep up pressure over energy
Taiwan quake disrupts phone, Web service Nuclear Trafficking Reports Double
U.S. National
Former President Gerald R. Ford Dies at 93 Gerald Ford Remembered
Ford: Pardoning Nixon Was 'Absolutely Essential' Important dates in the life of Gerald Ford
Bush: Ford helped heal divided nation Clintons Hail Ford's 'Stength, Integrity'
Bush, Cheney Honor 'Dear Friend' Ford Tradition guides presidents' funerals
U.N. threatening to trump U.S. Constitution US: More Than 3,000 Troops to be Sent to Kuwait
Biden Vows To Fight Troop Surge In Iraq Troop "Surge" Plan Meets Growing Opposition
Military Considers Recruiting Foreigners Analysis: Bush's Last Attempt In Iraq
Another Blizzard Bound for Colorado & Plains Fla. In Shock After Christmas Twisters
U.S. Air Force Explores 'Prompt Global Strike' Senators Nix Pre-9/11 Hijacker ID Theory
Ohio Gov. Taft reprimanded over ethics James Gilmore Mulls GOP 2008 Bid
Sen. Joe Biden: I'm Running for President Nancy Pelosi: Democrats Will Target 'Big Oil'
Edwards Set To announce [In New Orleans] Sen. Obama's Intern Linked to Fund-Raiser
N.Y. Gov. Pataki Grants No Clemency for Prisoners Courts Side With NSA On Wiretaps
Former Capitol Hill Aides to Air Sex Details in Trial Schwarzenegger Has Surgery On Leg
Convicted Lawmaker Wants Felons to Vote Traffic-related law officer deaths jump
Senators Reject 9/11 'Able Danger' Charges Brokaw: Booming economy dependent on illegals
It's Time for the FBI to Take Over JonBenet Case Hopes grow for passage of U.S. immigration bills
Texas boy, 9, stabs 2-year-old girl to death Army Reservist Killed by Cops Before Deployment
Huge Gift Card Demand Fuels Post-Holiday Shopping Oil prices fall more than $1 on weather
New Home Sales Rise in Boost to Housing Market FORD confirms TOYOTA talks
Religion
Iran's Ahmadinejad sends message to pope Pope Meets With Iranian Foreign Minister
Presidents Named for Conference in Aparecida Vatican Warns Retired Paraguayan Bishop
Queen Elizabeth Becomes Defender Of The Faiths Pope: Give glory to God by receiving His gift of love
Rome didn't order letter to priests 'Renovated' Catholicism attracts few tenants
Main Rome rail station dedicated to John Paul II Cardinal Pell: God doesn't take sides in politics
Christian Movement Has Ear Of Harper Government Diocese of Phoenix settles sex-abuse claim
Recalling a Long Ago Act of Kindness Gaza's only priest says Palestinians need peace
Hillary Hires Evangelical Consultant 'Miracle tree' draws thousands
Snow over Jerusalem Holocaust Isn't Fiction to Survivors
Priest tackles intruder, foils theft Thief returns money stolen Christmas Eve
Hints of Spiritual Force Behind Storms Christmas witness potent
Fascinating religious findings Chaplain head : Troops respected amid policy divisions
Life and Lifestyle
Penis Cartoon Spurs STD Testing for Gay, Bisexual Men Debating The Boundaries Of Life
Judge to review charges against Kansas abortionist Parasite Brings Out the 'Sex Kitten' in Women
Male-Stalking Rapist Puzzles Experts Court won't force gay marriage vote
Growing Number Of Children Treated For Alcoholism Sex Blog Case Headed For Trial
More than 1 million New Yorkers ask: food or rent? ID theft growing concern for MySpace users
Study links heartburn drugs, broken hip Study: Weight loss may lower cancer risk
Time may not cure all wounds, but helps hangovers ACLU Sues Texas Town for Not Renting to Illegals
South Korea: Avoid Brothels, Get Gifts The Shocking Truth About Baby Factories
Science and Technology
European Planet-Hunting Satellite to Launch Mission: To Destroy It Before It Gets Us
GM Blasts Proposed Changes to Fuel Economy Rules Russia won't transfer space technology
Polar bears may be listed as threatened Heady Days for Makers of Weapons
The Year in Biotech Scientists get OK for engineered peanuts
Take A Look Into The Future Study links fires to ocean temperatures
Vista flaw discovered, risk believed low STD may be to blame for lions' blindness
Pregnant women hope for late arrivals Double hand transplant 'success'
Is Medicare Killing Your Local Pharmacy? FDA Lab Closure Plan Endangers Public
Warmer Winters Change Washington Foliage Candidates Turn to Web to Reach Voters
Radio Tags in Tokyo to Bring Ads, Info Theory to Increase Power of Invisibility Cloak
Anti-Spam Tool Ceases As Spammers Evolve FDA to Rule on Cloned Food This Week
Report: Ancient pyramids discovered in Europe Hotels Go High-Tech For Gadget Addicts
Pyramids At Giza - Smaller Than The Real Thing? Indus Valley: The Land Of Mysterious Antiquity
Robotics Moves Rapidly Forward Hybrids In The Universe
Coming Sciences Will Change Our World Modern Neuroscience Is Eroding The Idea Of Free Will
Moonbase: In the Dark On Lunar Ice Cryptozoology and the Aliens of Earth
Top Memory Experts Discuss Emerging Science Of Mind Short Mental Workouts May Slow Decline of Aging Minds
Novelty News
Flatulence allegedly sparks jail fight Researchers: Baking impacts Puget Sound
Lost airline luggage discovered in trash Strong Lunar New Year tourism predicted
Woman fakes kidnapping to avoid work Who knew you could cheat at chess?
Animal loving Britons opt for strange pets British Foxhunters Turn Out for Boxing Day
New York City Toads 'Fly' South to Puerto Rico Feds to Hemingway Home: Cage cats or else
Noisy Japanese Neighbor Gets Jail Time 2006 was another strange year in Florida
Daredevil Makes 750-Foot Bungee Jump Sharks patrol South Florida beaches
Man lives 4 days with bodies after killing 3 Castle For Sale. Make Great Home For Vampire
Sports 
Ford remembered as most athletic president Ford leaves Michigan legacy
Cowher will reveal plans for future after final game Mora defends record
Mapping out the latest postseason scenarios Broncos, Giants (nearly), Jets control destiny
NFL powers limping toward the finish Pasquarelli: Garcia in the right place at the right time
Karabell: Real life should trump fantasy football Giants bench off. coordinator
Falcons WR Lelie out Sunday Strahan on IR, out for year
Refs irk Nets after loss to Pistons Hornets' Paul to miss 2-4 games with ankle sprain
Iverson (28 points, 13 assists) wins first as Nugget McGrady returns for Rockets but struggles in defeat
Isles' DiPietro notches another home shutout Sabres score 6 in first period vs. Caps
17-year-old dies during hockey game D-Backs confirm interest in Unit
Three days before bowl, Missouri bitten hard by flu bug Knight's Tarnished Legacy
ACC's top scorer and rebounder to sit out three games Angels, Hillenbrand agree on one-year, $6.5M deal
Ochoa named AP Female Athlete of the Year China touts mass transit before Olympics
2012 Games organizers to resolve issues Saluting the champions of 2006
Entertainment
Stallone: back in church Disabled beauties now reality smash
Hollywood's Tasteless 'Black Christmas' James Brown's Body to Lie at NYC Apollo
Fans pay tribute to Brown; funeral set Alan Jackson a Christian Crossover Music Star
Kidman and Urban reunite in Australia Daughter of Garner, Affleck baptized
Adam Sandler sends gifts to 2 sick kids Group Buys Minnesota's Star Tribune
Elvis Still 'King' of Postage Stamps George Thorogood Leads Blues Chart Again
CLAIM: Prince Harry is going to WAR in Iraq Spike Lee to direct James Brown movie
Watts Teams With Norton In 'Painted Veil' Signed Beatles Album Cover Auctioned
`Dreamgirls' Has Dreamy Christmas Day Celebs Hit the Surf, Sands, Slopes
Online Videos Make Iraq the 'YouTube War' Meet 'World News' Persons of the Year
The Best YouTube Videos of the Year Bets placed on boy wizard's death

December 27, 2006
International
Bombings Kill 54 Iraqis; 7 Americans Die Al-Qaida terrorist: Keep up holy war
Toll in Nigerian Pipeline Blast at 260 Saddam To Be Executed Within 30 Days
British troops demolish Iraqi police station Iraq Fugitive Minister Arrives in Jordan
Egypt Slams Iranian President Pakistan: 130th Birthday of Qaid-e-Azam Jinnah
Pakistan Wants Land Mines at Afghan Border Mubarak Pledges to Improve Democracy
New American Policy: Palestinian state in 2 years Don't stop terror rockets, says Israeli prime minister
PA official: Haniyeh, Abbas will meet in Jordan Olmert agrees to remove 27 IDF roadblocks
Islamic Fighters Retreat in Somalia Ethiopia hits Somalia airports
Gunbattle Erupts in Indian-Controlled Kashmir South Korea: U.S. Made North an Offer
China Unveils Auto Investment Curbs Best Buy Opens First China Outlet
Tokyo stock prices hit 7-month high U.S. asks to install anti-missile radar in Japan
The Kremlin Salutes Glorious Revival Of KGB Tsunami Headed for Philippines
Remembering Tsunami Victims Fears of Tsunami Ease After Taiwan Quakes
Turkmen Leader Cleared for Presidency Spanish Doc Says Castro Doesn't Have Cancer
U.S. National
Former President Gerald R. Ford Dies at 93 Gerald Ford Remembered
U.S. Deaths in Iraq Exceed 9/11 Toll Police Find 3 Bodies in Ark. Apartment
Tornadoes Wreck Florida Homes on Christmas Transformer Explosion Rattles Colorado
3 People Found Dead in Pennsylvania Home Schwarzenegger Back to California for Surgery
Parents of Slain GIs Travel to Iraq U.S. To Declassify Secrets Aged 25 And Older
Bush Advisers Head To Ranch For Council Of War Bush To Put War Costs In "Shadow" Budget?
Probes of Bush Policies in Works New Orleans' Top Army Corps Execs Retire
Fraud, Katrina Contracts Could Waste $2B Clinton, Obama Neck And Neck In N.H. Poll
Internet Key for Hillary, McCain Bill in Congress to make it easy on illegals
Reuters calls anti-illegals activists 'Nativists' Oil Rises Despite Warm U.S. Weather
Pelosi to seat Democrat though Republican won? Woman gets note on plane: 'Time for everybody to die
Act Now for Tax-Time Savings Duke Prosecutor Under Fire, 'Accusation is Destruction'
Retailers Look For Big Close To 2006 Stocks edge higher in light trading
A Media Friendly Supreme Court? "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2006
Religion
Pope Benedict XVI's 'Urbi et Orbi' Pope's Christmas Address to Rome's Students
Pope Urges Solution To World's Conflicts Papal Homily at Midnight Mass
King Jesus the Disguised Christ Is Born Let Us Keep the Feast and Leap
Christmas 2006: Peace and Unity Through Jesus Christ Mankind Still Needs a Savior, Insists Pontiff
China Jails House Church Christians Cuba: Pastor Acquitted, But Convicted on New Charge
Pope pays tribute to Catholics persecuted for faith Answer to Persecution is Action, Prayer
Christians find room in Bethlehem's 'twin towers' Midnight Mass in Gaza called off due to violence
Druids, Wizard - Celebrate Solstice at Stonehenge Archbishop: Future of dread for the Middle East
Queen Elizabeth goes Islamic in Christmas message UK newspaper: Jesus was a Palestinian
New congressman: 'You got to have faith in Allah' Muslim woman delivers alternative Christmas message
Christians say persecution greater since Iraq war Mysterious 'Buddha boy' reappears after 9 months
Image of Mary claimed in home that was on fire 'Our Lady of America' Auxilliary becomes bishop
DOE Reveals New Details on Divine Strake Faith in 2006 Find Kids Interested In The Occult
Miracles and New Testament Studies Marathon of Masses
Life and Lifestyle
Remember the needy children, Pope says Pope: God Teaches Us to Love the Vulnerable
Pope condemns euthanasia of Italian man Envoy Named for World Day of the Sick
Pope Condemns Civil Unions Christ heals with His Light
Accountability Plagues Bush AIDS Program Report: Health care suffers at LA jails
Academy for Life Accepting Sign-ups Online Obese to be denied health care in UK?
Doors Open for Christian Clubs at Nation's Schools Live to ripe old age without losing your marbles
Why eating game can lift your mood Some See 666 In Mandatory National Animal ID
No Matter Where Patients Go, Chip Lets Hospital Know Using Global Positioning System to Take Command
Orwell Was Right: Spy Cameras See Every Move Scot claims Catholic schools cause sectarianism
Science and Technology
Pope: worship God, not technology African states work to share Nile water
Settlers Eyed in Australia Extinctions Beating the Holiday Hangover
Southeast Asia Hunts Wildlife Poachers Group casts doubt on pre-marital sex stats
2006 Moderate Year for Disasters South Korea Picks Astronauts For 2008 Space Leap
Candidates turn to Web to reach voters NASA claims dramatic ozone loss in Antarctic
Probe to search for signs of life on other worlds Squirrels accurately predict bumper harvests
We'll All Be Cyborgs Someday, Scientist Says Electronic Tagging Of Humans
Peru's Ancient History Brought To Life KGB Psychotronic Mind Control Techniques
FDA Approves Food From Clones New Research Could Lead To 'Invisible' Electronics
Trend: Teen-Tracking Resources New Sesame Military Special To Air December 27
Futuristic Slingshot Whips Satellites To Space 9 Military Technologies That We Want
Author Sees An Upcoming "Great Deception" Scientists Find Clue To What Might Exist On Planets
Novelty News
Boy Sentenced for Driving Stolen Bus Hand-Built 'Cathedral' Headache for Town
Personalized Bobbleheads Getting a Nod L.A. Magnet School Meetings Have a Twist
Meet Musical Savant Rex Swimming To Antarctica
The Elephant Orphanage Presidential Pooch: Naughty Or Nice?
Prizes for prostitute-free New Year Repentant thief returns booty in Germany
Without snakes, India's charmers play on Cocaine on 94 percent of Spanish banknotes
Bad Santa earns $350 per hour Man driving float in seasonal parade arrested for DUI
Cleaning solution in egg sandwich sickens man Boy's thumb thrashed by Macy's escalator
Claim: Kids bred to order in Mafia-run baby farm Research: Dogs should learn left paw from right
Academic's Darwin hunch checks out Love your dog enough to hang him on the wall?
Sports 
Monday's roundup Broncos edge Bengals on missed PAT
Win puts Ravens in line for No. 2 seed Final flex: Packers-Bears given prime-time billing
Crumbling Colts: Indy not sitting pretty for postseason Roethlisberger on ousted Steelers: 'We'll get better'
Playoffs not a snap for Bengals Jets drop Dolphins, close in on playoff berth
T.O. gripes after Cowboys lose to Eagles Column: Eagles' Garcia a real-life Rocky
Federer's '07 goals: French title, then Wimbledon Wade delivers big for Heat on Christmas
Vick, Mora miffed, confused by offensive struggles Report: Shaq calls Lakers' Jackson 'Benedict Arnold'
Report: Rockets' McGrady might return tonight Brennan breaks TD mark in Hawaii win
Unbeaten Clemson joins Top 25; Buckeyes fall to sixth UCLA tops coaches' poll; Buckeyes out of top five
Tiger Woods named AP Male Athlete of '06 Horns locked over call for matadors to spare bull
Entertainment
James Brown Was the Ultimate Showman Brown's Widow Fights for Access to Home
Sharpton Loses Mentor in Soul Man Brown Ex-Beauty Queen Wants 2nd Chance
Comedians Dish Out Meals in Hollywood Jolie Spends Holiday With Refugees
Jackson Sues Former Accountants Daly Denies Rivalry to Replace Clark
Gallagher Sued for Breach of Contract 'DREAMGIRLS' Scores A Christmas Surprise
Crowe and Cage in year's biggest bombs De Niro's Secret Meetings With KGB
Media influence expands, outlet owners shrink How the Hottest Stars Spent Their X-mas
Ex-Beauty Queen Wants 2nd Chance Jack Black on Comedy, Insanity and His Insecurities
Jay Z on The Real 'Hood Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People of 2006

December 26, 2006
International
World leaders call for peace on holiday Christmas Patrol, In Baghdad
British Destroy Rogue Iraqi Police Station in Basra Seven Iraqi Police Killed In Suicide Bomb Attack
British Troops Kill 7 Gunmen in Iraq Two Iranians Held in Iraq
No Holiday For Death In Iraq Russian Official Hails Iran Sanctions
Asia Marks Christmas with Terror Warnings, Disasters U.S.: Sanctions Alone 'Not Enough' for Iran
Israeli Goodwill To Syria And Palestinians Israeli PM orders checkpoints dismantled
Young Girl Dies of Bird Flu in Egypt Christmas All the Rage in ... Dubai
Troops Get a White Christmas in Afghanistan Intestinal Surgeon Flies to Treat Fidel Castro
Italian Who Met Poisoned Spy Is Arrested Ethiopian Jets Bomb Two Somalia Airports
eBay Finds Local Partner For China Market Asian Nations Remember Tsunami Victims
Queen Modifies Christmas Message Tradition Fog lifts at London's Heathrow airport
Japan Considers Going Nuclear: Document Iraq Protests U.S. Arrest of Iranian Envoys
U.S. National
Legislators Debate More Troops, Violence in Iraq Soars Senators Debate Troop Surge
Did Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols Have Help? Conn. Senator Calls For Troop Withdrawal
Two in Custody After Deadly Mall Shooting Detectives ID Girl Found Dead in Duffel Bag
Bush Celebrates Christmas at Camp David Shock Poll: Hillary 4th in Iowa
Soldiers Celebrate Christmas in Iraq Stores Seek Strong Post-Christmas Sales
Laura Bush: I Never Felt Bad Powerful Fla. Storms Destroy 5 Homes
Michigan Principal Kills Ex-Wife's Lover, Himself Katrina Fraud Likely to Balloon Past $1B
Three Earthquakes in Four Days for San Francisco Consequences of Growing Military Could Be High
Back From Iraq, Gates Gives Bush Report Bush Faces Holiday Headaches
Denver Airport Operating Near Capacity Schwarzenegger Breaks Leg While Skiing
Ex-Paratrooper Finishes AWOL Sentence Phoenix Slayings Informant Speaks Out
JonBenet: 10 Years, No End to Mystery RV 'Village' Stands Out in Tony Austin
Hillary's New Strategy: The Mom President Romney Set for Presidential Announcement
A college builds a town from scratch Fla.'s governor-elect leads preparedness effort
Religion
Pope Urges Solutions to World's Conflicts
Christmas From Connecticut To Afghanistan
Pope: Remember Christ at Christmas Pope Makes Christmas Appeal for Children
Nepal's mystery "Buddha boy" reappears Pope Cites Mideast, African Conflicts
Pope Calls for 'Just and Lasting' Peace Worship God not technology, Pope says on Christmas
Mattie's 'December Prayer' Faith-Based Murder in Christian Video Game?
O Gloomy Town Of Bethlehem Santa Disappearing in Britain
Bethlehem Pilgrims Call for Peace The true story of Santa Claus
Pope's Christmas Message: End Prejudices Pope Benedict offers reflection on his Pontificate
Christmas around the world Dom Gueranger's meditation for Christmas
The True Story of the Virgin Birth What was Star of Bethlehem?
Bishop: Bureaucrats writing Christ out of Christmas Christmas kindness: The Christmas Truce of WW I
The origins of Silent Night - A Christmas carol is born Peace pilgrimage points to true meaning of Christmas
When confronted with evil, practice the 'silent night' Office exorcisms created 'hostile work environment'
Illegals evicted from open-air church Mexican Catholics Stir a Revolution
Threats leave Iraqi Christians too afraid for Christmas Most Britons believe religion does more harm than good
Christmas Tree Stands Sell Out in N.O. Occult watch: spiritual tourism
Agreement not yet reached over baptism: USCCB That Episcopalian schism
Life and Lifestyle
Gay Wedding Industry Booming Poor records plague Bush AIDS effort
Pope issues Christmas call to protect children What Your Holiday Pig-Out Will Cost in Gym Time
Pope underlines right to life in pre-Christmas blessing Flu Could Kill 62m, Poor Countries Most Affected
City won't let frail seniors modify 'historic' hom Report: L.A. Jails Lack Medical Care
Funeral Held for Right-To-Die Author New Device May 'See' Alzheimer's Early Stages
Families Find Comfort At Fisher House Hospital Clowns Boost Sick Kids' Spirits
Christmas Goodies Pack on the Pounds Gallery: Fantasy Love Hotels
A real Christmas story No Church funeral in euthanasia case
Principal: No hugging on campus Teen rape victim confronts attacker in court
14 years for teen who beat homeless Does birth order determine persona?
Science and Technology
African states work to share Nile water Flaws Are Detected in MICROSOFT's Vista
Gift Cards: Big Business, Big Profits Small Online Merchants Seek 'Safe' Tag
Orbiter Spots Land Bridge on Mars Company Develops Virtual Meal Technology
Southeast Asia Hunts Wildlife Poachers Panda Gives Birth to Twins in Japan
These Elves Are Computerized Lawsuit Seeks to Shield Alaska Sea Otter
DHS Wishes You a WhiteWash Xmas Bloggers Shrink the Planet
Armadillos Marching North to Illinois Frozen Food Pioneer Treasures Microwaves
Girl Gamer Makes a Killing Candidates turn to Web to reach voters
Amateurs reach for high-end digital cameras Hidden latrines of the Essenes
Video of crashed UFO in Russia leaks from KGB files Top 5 archaeological discoveries of 2006
Novelty News
'Tis Season for Nearly Nude Calendars Boy, 15, Charged With Driving Stolen Bus
Beer Pints Issued With Police Dept. Logo Church Bells Accidentally Ring for 5 Hours Straight
Wild elephant kills 3 villagers in India Americans embrace the art of the re-gift
Christmas time causes strange crimes Presidential Pooch: Naughty Or Nice?
Huge plastic statue of Santa Claus erected in Turkey Vietnam finally celebrates Christmas with crazy Santas
Sand-a Claus Judge: Let 'Teddy Bear' Students Return
Family's Plea: Return Our Stolen Baby Jesus Funnies: How Bush, Ahmadinejad Are Alike
Christmas Brings Strange Seasonal Crimes Matzo Ball Parties Set for 6 U.S. Cities
Tumbleweeds, Not Snow, Invade Colo. Town Company Develops Virtual Meal Technology
Congress Aide Sought Hacker To Hike Grades Oldest hockey stick sells for 1.9 million dollars
'Viagra cocktail' takes off on African island Scrooge 'was a victim of brain disease'
Boy hurt by cannon blast feels twice wounded Last words: 'Y'all want to play Russian roulette?'
Robber kills teller, says 'Merry Christmas' on exit Japanese Festival of Steel Phallus bestows prosperity
Sports 
Dayne, Texans get first win over Colts Patriots clinch fourth straight AFC East title
Win puts Ravens in line for No. 2 seed Colts can't clinch bye despite Peyton's latest record
Broncos edge Bengals on missed PAT Roethlisberger: 'We'll get better'
Titans stay in hunt, knock out Bills Jags, standout OG Manuwai strike long-term deal
Bengals let opportunity slip through fingers vs. Broncos Judgements: Time to clear Cough from Giants' sideline
Mr. Grinch: Bobcats owner blocks donation Dolphins' Marcus Vick could see action vs. Jets
Chiefs keep hopes alive with victory over Raiders Playoffs on line as Bengals, Broncos face off
The Translator: What T.O., Tiki really meant High stakes game between Saints, Giants
Chargers in Seahawks' path to NFC West title Attner: Tomlinson is Sportsman of Year
Pasquarelli: Mora can save himself in Atlanta Bucs, Simms close to deal
Yao out at least six weeks with leg injury Utah wins Armed Forces, extends bowl streak to 6
San Jose State takes New Mexico Bowl Utah downs Tulsa for sixth consecutive bowl win
DeCourcy: Wisconsin's Tucker in a class by himself USF slices up EC in PapaJohns.com Bowl
LSU's speed concerns Weis, Irish Wright: Revisiting the worst bowl names ever
Feds urge appeals court to jail Chronicle reporters Vikes reward Williams
Heat rolls, turns focus to Christmas clash with Lakers Nets center Krstic out for season with knee injury
Race for NBA MVP: Nash to win 3rd straight? 76ers rout Knicks in Miller's Philadelphia debut
Trash Talk: Kobe vs. Wade a true Xmas gift Karl says A.I. looked like 'Superman' in debut
NBDL player hospitalized after fight during practice Crosse-d lovers? Team owner, player get engaged
Parrish's Top 26: Wolverines on outside looking in The Spirit Of The Season
Top 10 coolest bowl games Florida's second-half run beats Ohio St.
UCLA still No. 1; 12-0 Clemson debuts in poll Official: Diamondbacks, Yankees talking Unit trade
Suppan parlays NLCS MVP into $42M from Brewers WP: Matsuzaka importing gyroball?
Brave new world Lightning strikes late to top slumping Rangers
Expert: Mets are best place for Zito Olney: Big spending will benefit stars in future
Answer Man: Canseco pitching to Sosa? Cole's overtime tally lifts Carolina to fourth straight win
Overrated? No. 8 Wichita State sent to another defeat Texas Tech's Knight catches Smith on all-time win list
Entertainment
The 'Godfather of Soul' Dies Former CBS Exec Frank Stanton Dies At 98
The Greatest Holiday Movies 'Feliz Navidad' a Surprise Hit for Singer
Movies To Catch Before New Years Ben Stiller Knocks Out 'Rocky'
A Media Friendly Supreme Court? Penn, Crowe Star in Biggest Flops: Variety
K of C Urges TV Viewers to ‘Help a Child in Need’ George and Barbara Bush 'Opening Our Hearts'
Popular NYC Radio DJ Dies From 13 Gunshots 'Museum' No. 1, Will's 'Pursuit' No. 2, 'Rocky' No. 3
Britney's Not-So-Private Burlesque Show Man Who Inspired Hit Film Skips Opening
'Burning Love' Songwriter Linde Dies Ex-Miss Nevada Wants A Second Chance
Bill Murray's dinner with Santa Govinda Chooses Movies Over Politics
Trump Sues Town in American Flag Flap 'The French Broad' Author Dykeman Dies
Second Cup Café: Gladys Knight Penguins' Newfound Prominence
The Story Of 'White Christmas' Outrage over knighthood for tax exile rock star
Jacko: Call it a Comeback? Stop the Christmas Carol Spoofs

December 25, 2006
International
Al Qaeda: Strike on Christian Holidays Australia Indonesia Terror Threat
Iraq tribes 'taking on al-Qaida' U.S. and Britain to mobilize in Gulf
Iran Vows to Install 3000 Centrifuges Iran President: 'You Cannot Damage Iran'
Iran: 600,000 jailed since start of year Iran's prez punked by Danish art group
Tehran's silenced students strike back Suicide Bomber Kills 7 Police in Iraq
Bush ponders 'New Deal' to create jobs in Iraq Slain Taliban Leader's ID Confirmed
Flower Shops Bring Christmas to Kabul Rivalry Fuels Bangladesh Politics Crisis
Somali Islamists Ask Foreign Fighters to Join 'Holy War' Ethiopian Airstrikes Target Islamists in Somalia
Ethiopian Tanks Reported Moving toward Somalia Olmert says he weighs prisoner releases
Sources: Israel may release tax funds to Abbas Syria Preparing Border Region For War, Says IDF
Floods Kill 94 in Indonesia, Malaysia Syria building 'death trap' villages
Indonesia Fears Another Massive Tsunami Incoming U.N. Chief Says He's a Bridge Builder
Leader of Turkmenistan Buried After Elaborate Funeral North Korea Warns US Against Increasing Sanctions
9/11 Terror Suspect Appeals To Germany's Top Court Report: Channel Tunnel A Terror Target
Report: Italy Makes Arrest in Spy Case Blackmail Fear as Russian Gas Prices Double
Spanish surgeon rushed to treat Castro Ros-Lehtinen Admits 'Kill Castro' Remark
U.S. National
Storm Cuts Power to Thousands in Wis. Senators Debate Troop Surge
Three Earthquakes in Four Days for San Francisco Consequences of Growing Military Could Be High
Back From Iraq, Gates Gives Bush Report Bush Faces Holiday Headaches
Denver Airport Operating Near Capacity Schwarzenegger Breaks Leg While Skiing
Ex-Paratrooper Finishes AWOL Sentence Phoenix Slayings Informant Speaks Out
JonBenet: 10 Years, No End to Mystery RV 'Village' Stands Out in Tony Austin
Hillary's New Strategy: The Mom President Romney Set for Presidential Announcement
A college builds a town from scratch Fla.'s governor-elect leads preparedness effort
Religion
Pope's Christmas Message: End Prejudices Pope Benedict offers reflection on his Pontificate
Christmas around the world Dom Gueranger's meditation for Christmas
The True Story of the Virgin Birth What was Star of Bethlehem?
Bishop: Bureaucrats writing Christ out of Christmas Christmas kindness: The Christmas Truce of WW I
The origins of Silent Night - A Christmas carol is born Peace pilgrimage points to true meaning of Christmas
When confronted with evil, practice the 'silent night' Office exorcisms created 'hostile work environment'
Illegals evicted from open-air church Mexican Catholics Stir a Revolution
Threats leave Iraqi Christians too afraid for Christmas Most Britons believe religion does more harm than good
Christmas Tree Stands Sell Out in N.O. Occult watch: spiritual tourism
Agreement not yet reached over baptism: USCCB That Episcopalian schism
Life and Lifestyle
Pope underlines right to life in pre-Christmas blessing Flu Could Kill 62m, Poor Countries Most Affected
City won't let frail seniors modify 'historic' hom Report: L.A. Jails Lack Medical Care
Funeral Held for Right-To-Die Author New Device May 'See' Alzheimer's Early Stages
Families Find Comfort At Fisher House Hospital Clowns Boost Sick Kids' Spirits
Christmas Goodies Pack on the Pounds Gallery: Fantasy Love Hotels
A real Christmas story No Church funeral in euthanasia case
Principal: No hugging on campus Teen rape victim confronts attacker in court
14 years for teen who beat homeless Does birth order determine persona?
Science and Technology
Orbiter Spots Land Bridge on Mars Company Develops Virtual Meal Technology
Southeast Asia Hunts Wildlife Poachers Panda Gives Birth to Twins in Japan
These Elves Are Computerized Lawsuit Seeks to Shield Alaska Sea Otter
DHS Wishes You a WhiteWash Xmas Bloggers Shrink the Planet
Armadillos Marching North to Illinois Frozen Food Pioneer Treasures Microwaves
Girl Gamer Makes a Killing Candidates turn to Web to reach voters
Amateurs reach for high-end digital cameras Hidden latrines of the Essenes
Video of crashed UFO in Russia leaks from KGB files Top 5 archaeological discoveries of 2006
Novelty News
Huge plastic statue of Santa Claus erected in Turkey Vietnam finally celebrates Christmas with crazy Santas
Sand-a Claus Judge: Let 'Teddy Bear' Students Return
Family's Plea: Return Our Stolen Baby Jesus Funnies: How Bush, Ahmadinejad Are Alike
Christmas Brings Strange Seasonal Crimes Matzo Ball Parties Set for 6 U.S. Cities
Tumbleweeds, Not Snow, Invade Colo. Town Company Develops Virtual Meal Technology
Congress Aide Sought Hacker To Hike Grades Oldest hockey stick sells for 1.9 million dollars
'Viagra cocktail' takes off on African island Scrooge 'was a victim of brain disease'
Boy hurt by cannon blast feels twice wounded Last words: 'Y'all want to play Russian roulette?'
Robber kills teller, says 'Merry Christmas' on exit Japanese Festival of Steel Phallus bestows prosperity
Sports 
Chiefs keep hopes alive with victory over Raiders Playoffs on line as Bengals, Broncos face off
The Translator: What T.O., Tiki really meant High stakes game between Saints, Giants
Chargers in Seahawks' path to NFC West title Attner: Tomlinson is Sportsman of Year
Pasquarelli: Mora can save himself in Atlanta Bucs, Simms close to deal
Yao out at least six weeks with leg injury Utah wins Armed Forces, extends bowl streak to 6
San Jose State takes New Mexico Bowl Utah downs Tulsa for sixth consecutive bowl win
DeCourcy: Wisconsin's Tucker in a class by himself USF slices up EC in PapaJohns.com Bowl
LSU's speed concerns Weis, Irish Wright: Revisiting the worst bowl names ever
Feds urge appeals court to jail Chronicle reporters Vikes reward Williams
Heat rolls, turns focus to Christmas clash with Lakers Nets center Krstic out for season with knee injury
Race for NBA MVP: Nash to win 3rd straight? 76ers rout Knicks in Miller's Philadelphia debut
Trash Talk: Kobe vs. Wade a true Xmas gift Karl says A.I. looked like 'Superman' in debut
NBDL player hospitalized after fight during practice Crosse-d lovers? Team owner, player get engaged
White Sox deal McCarthy to Rangers in 5-player trade WP: Matsuzaka importing gyroball?
Brave new world Lightning strikes late to top slumping Rangers
Expert: Mets are best place for Zito Olney: Big spending will benefit stars in future
Answer Man: Canseco pitching to Sosa? Cole's overtime tally lifts Carolina to fourth straight win
Overrated? No. 8 Wichita State sent to another defeat Texas Tech's Knight catches Smith on all-time win list
Opinion: Knight figure of hate, love Horford, Gators overwhelm Ohio State
T.O.: 'Not about me or Jeff' Celizic: Late gift ideas for T.O., Wie, A-Rod, others
Expert: Team-first Pats aren't teeming with talent 2007? Tiger to be mortal, Annika back
Bestwick: Burton's win stood out in 2006 Federer plays cricket with tsunami orphans
Collins: Top five men's stars of all-time Barbaro fans send colt Christmas prayers
DRF: Equine herpes suspected in death Experts: Dropped counts may doom Duke lacrosse case
Entertainment
K of C Urges TV Viewers to ‘Help a Child in Need’ George and Barbara Bush 'Opening Our Hearts'
Popular NYC Radio DJ Dies From 13 Gunshots 'Museum' No. 1, Will's 'Pursuit' No. 2, 'Rocky' No. 3
Britney's Not-So-Private Burlesque Show Man Who Inspired Hit Film Skips Opening
'Burning Love' Songwriter Linde Dies Ex-Miss Nevada Wants A Second Chance
Bill Murray's dinner with Santa Govinda Chooses Movies Over Politics
Trump Sues Town in American Flag Flap 'The French Broad' Author Dykeman Dies
Second Cup Café: Gladys Knight Penguins' Newfound Prominence
The Story Of 'White Christmas' Outrage over knighthood for tax exile rock star
Jacko: Call it a Comeback? Stop the Christmas Carol Spoofs

December 24, 2006
International
U.S. Kills Bin Laden Ally -- or Not Gunmen Slay Iraqi Intelligence Officer
Iraqi 'Terror Exodus' to Europe Feared A Baghdad Neighborhood Without Violence
Security Council Approves Iran Sanctions Bush, Putin Agree to 'Move Forward' on Iran
Israeli, Palestinian Leaders to Meet Security Official Critically Wounded in Gaza Attack
Bush signs anti-Hamas bill into law Ethiopians Face Possibility Of War
No Successor After Turkmen Leader Dies Somalia Islamic Militants Call for Jihad
N. Korea Decries Sanctions As Talks End North Korea Warns US Against Increasing Sanctions
Radical Indonesian cleric cleared in Bali bombin 61st educator killed by insurgents in Thailand
Concerns Mount Over Kosovo's Status Car Bomb Explodes in Nigeria Oil Region
Nuclear fuel turns Russia into radioactive dump Sudan to Implement Peacekeeping Mission
Annan Encouraged by Darfur Peace Prospects Brazil Calls in Air Force to Help Stranded Travelers
Castro Absent From Assembly Meeting U.N., Hit by Scandal, Restricts Procurement Staff
U.S. National
Al-Qaeda-Backed Group Offers U.S. Safe Iraq Exit Bush Holds Meeting With National Security Advisors
Bush Urges Prayers, Gifts for Iraq GIs Probe of Islamic ties to OKC bombing 'obstructed'
Defense Secretary Gates Plans Report to Bush on Iraq U.S. Rep. Not Sorry for Muslim Comments
Media Want Documents in CIA Leak Case Report Says TSA Violated Federal Law
Denver Airport Reopens, Travelers Still Trapped Duke Defense: 'End This Case'
Casino Group Rolls Snake Eyes in Bid for Gettysburg Former Vt. Sen. Stafford Dies at 93
Overtime Gives Prison Guards Fat Salary Nichols Trial Likely to Go on as Planned
LA Firetruck Collides With Train FEMA Shutdown Of Katrina Housing OK'd
Bush To Preserve WWII Internment Camps Bush Library Headed To SMU?
The Skinny: Nancy Pelosi Plays Party Girl McCain, Edwards, Obama Lead in Poll
Pelosi says no to C-SPAN on floor proceedings Liberals Coming 'Out of the Basement'
Romney Set for Presidential Announcement Drunken-Driving Death Rates Decline
President Issues 16 Pardons Immigrants Forced From San Diego Canyons
Target Yanks Che Guevara CD Case Retailers grumble about 'Global Warming Christmas'
Another small quake shakes Bay Area Goodyear, strikers reach tentative deal
U.S. 'Nazi guard' faces deportation Dallas suburb's new law bans renting to illegals
Religion
Pope Benedict: "Birth of Jesus is not a fable" Click Here for the Coming Chastisement
UK church leaders: 'voice of the voiceless of Bethlehem' R&R, Inc. The Vicar of Christ As Explained by His Vicar
Majority of teens dabble with psychics, witchcraft Church Asks Chávez to Avoid an Oppressive System
The 2007 World Day of Peace Christmas Message of Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
Pope Evaluates Objectives of 2006 Custos Invites Palestinian Leader for Christmas
Taizé Pilgrimage Stops in Zagreb Chinese House Church Christians Sentenced
Beijing Police break into the home of missionary Book Focuses on Benedict XVI's Inaugural Mass
Boston seeks to win back Catholics Ancient Biblical Text to Be Virtually Reunited
Pope: More peace if more people believed in God Be Channels of Peace, Says Preacher
Preacher denounces campaign against Christmas Peace pilgrimage points to true meaning of Christmas
Canadian elder recalls childhood Christmases Father Cantalamessa on the Peacemakers
Logos: What Is This Word? Did angels visit before Amish horror?
Preacher Says Islam Isn't Against Christmas Governors' greetings mix sacred, secular
Anglican leader blasts war in Iraq PhD students say "humbug!" to Christmas
Man Sets Himself on Fire over 'Christmas,' 'Easter' Holy Secular Humanism!
French count on foreign priests to preserve the faith Majority of Americans Believe in Angels
What if Mary Came to Bethlehem Today? Vatican soccer bug revealed
Life and Lifestyle
Feminism's Future; Her Majesty's Cavaraggio Judge Drops Charges Against Abortion Doc
'Mistake' costs mom, disabled teens their home Premarital-sex survey linked to Planned Parenthood
Teenagers can't think straight Were statistics on sex accurate?
Runaway mom convicted of kidnapping New York City birth rate plunges
She's had 100,000 sex partners! 3 Babies, 2 Wombs, 1 Mother
Superintendent cracks down on chaotic campus Jailed for murder, he tracked down real killer
Yale makes MBA students study abroad Study: Teens use medicines to get high
Science and Technology
Shuttle's Landing Ends Big Year for NASA Smallest form of life known to science just got smaller
Queen's Christmas Speech on Podcast Lawsuit Seeks to Shield Alaska Sea Otter
NIH Researcher Sentenced in Ethics Case USA's new global strike weapon
Mistletoe: Yes For Kissing, No For Cancer Want E-Mail? No Computer? No Problem
Toyota Set To Pass GM As Leading Automaker Gift Cards: Big Business, Big Profits
Psychological treatments ease low back pain Tiger mauls trainer at SF Zoo
U.S. measles outbreak tied to one person Ozone hole brings billions to chemical corporations
Bird Flu Struck Aceh Region In Indonesia Intelligent Design Research Lab Highlighted
Building The Hal-Like Laptop Meet Turiasaurus, Mega Dinosaur Found In Europe
Novelty News
Hand-Built 'Cathedral' Headache for Town Family's real name is Christmas
Macy's Pulls Sean John Jackets Over Dog Fur Bus Riders Get Gifts From Secret Santa
'Unaccompanied Minors' Comes to Life Man Wears 'Liar' Sign for False Report
Ohio Burglar Stops to Make a Sandwich Web Site Allows Iranian Jews to Mourn
Ho! Ho! Ho! It's 'Car Santa' 'Tis the Season for Christmas Crimes
La. Couple to Give Up Pet for Removing Baby's Toes IRS gives advice on tax breaks
Japanese pet owners turn to acupuncture Doctors remove gigantic tumour from little girl's face
A high-heels race took place in Moscow Wine investing: buyers, cellars and liquid assets
Motorists switch satnav on, brain off It's Christmas! Have a little more bat meat!
Sports 
Clayton: Painting a playoff picture Peek: Bengals-Broncos trying to find their way
Insider: This guy isn't a typical Ryan Bears' Johnson given home confinement
Jags' Taylor out 49ers WR suspended
Chargers' Castillo out against Seahawks Panthers' Delhomme doubtful for Falcons
Cadillac downgraded to doubtful for Bucs Colts' Addai cleared, will play on Sunday
Several Titans back at practice, Scaife out Briefs: Rams' Timmerman expected back
Vikes' Pro Bowl DT Williams gets 7-year extension Trouble in Toronto: Peca has torn MCL, broken leg
Briefs: Rams' Timmerman expected back Vikes' Pro Bowl DT Williams gets 7-year extension
A.I. gets warm welcome in snowy Denver A.I. gets double-double but loses Denver debut
Big spenders: Yankees hit with $26M luxury tax Neyer: Good under-the-radar signings this offseason
Canadian gold medalist Bedard in police custody Olney: Big dollars for big-name free agents
Big Easy: Troy romps over Rice in New Orleans Bowl Bilas: Elite freshmen living up to expectations
Schlabach: Brennan flourishes with second chance Schlabach: Rice's Dillard proves to be quite the catch
Another jockey barred from tracks Brother Derek tuned for Grade 1 Malibu
Harig: How to solve the Masters qualifying conundrum Rosaforte: Tame Tiger to terrorize tour in 2007?
Shocked: Lobos hand No. 8 Wichita State first defeat Blackhawks' Bondra nets 500th career goal
Ex-Olympic Champ Charged With Abduction Nets Lose Krstic for Season With Injury
Entertainment
It's The End Of The World At The Movies At 66, 'Zuzu' Thinks Life Is Wonderful
The Greatest Holiday Movies Walters Speaks Out On Rosie-Trump Feud
Bono to Receive Honorary Knighthood Twin Girls For P.Diddy And Girlfriend
Beyonce Bubbly Over Oscar, Globe Talk Jay Thomas' Aim: Hit The Meatball
Sandra Bernhard Looks For A 'Miracle' 'Jeffersons' Actor Mike Evans Dies
Obituaries in the News Yosemite's holiday feast marks 80 years
Celebrities have no limits when it comes to the booze Cris Judd Isn't Mad at Ex Jennifer Lopez
Review: 'First Emperor' Needs Revisions Italy Fashion Industry to Fight Anorexia
Lawyer: Witness Defends Regan in Dispute Robin Williams Monkeys Around in New Pic

December 23, 2006
International
Al Qaeda: Strike London During Christian Holidays Threat Level in Europe is 'Blinking Red Light'
'Qaeda Chief' Offers Truce for Iraq Withdrawal Insurgents Kill 5 More Soldiers in Iraq
Saddam co-defendants deny gassing Kurds Tehran 'going nuclear within weeks'
U.N. Security Council Vote on Iran Expected Saturday Iran Owes $254 Million for Khobar Towers
Iran's President: Bush is World's 'Most Hated' American Police Will Enforce The 'New World Order'
Rice Satisfied with Pending UN Resolution on Iran Russia Wants Delay in Vote on Iran Sanctions
Hamas, Fatah fighting resumes in Gaza EU monitors lament cash smuggling into Gaza
Palestinian sources: Abbas to meet Olmert soon Syria Next in Bush's Cross Hairs
Saudi Arabia to Appoint New Ambassador to U.S. Jordan-tourist attacker to hang
Hamas, Fatah Militants Clash in Gaza Six Dead, 75,000 Homeless in Malaysia Floods
Hamas threatens attacks on U.S. N. Korea Nuke Talks End With No Breakthrough
Analysis: N. Korea May Increase Tensions Muslims, Chinese vie for assets of dying Russia
Somalis Flee As More Violence Feared Somalis 'at war' with Ethiopia
Annan Hopes Darfur Ceasefire Can Stand British Police Charge Man in Prostitute Murders
Man Won't Seek Bail in British Murders Fog Expected to Lift at Heathrow Airport
U.N. Renovation Price Soars to $1.9 Billion Venezuelan Voting Machine Co. to Sell U.S. Subsidiary
U.S. National
Selective Service System to Test Draft U.A.E asks judge to dismiss suit over camel jockeys
Homeland Security Admits Violating Privacy Iraq Backlash: More Fleeing Military Recruiting
Gates to Give 'Fresh Perspective' on Iraq to Bush Gates: U.S. Will Stay in Middle East 'For a Long Time'
A Day in the 'Green Zone' With the Sec. of Defense U.S. to pay $4.6 billion for translators in Iraq
Rape Charges Dropped in Duke Case Read the DA's Dismissal of Rape Charges
Bush says backs minimum wage raise with tax relief Hispanic Groups Call for Moratorium on Labor Raids
Tancredo wants more Swift-like raids Denver Airport Reopens After Blizzard
Qaeda Says Dems Didn't Win Election Muslims remember Holocaust victims at museum
Winter Storms Strand Holiday Fliers Report: NYC Rail Tunnels Vulnerable
Arizona Now Nation's Fastest-Growing State Rice: America Ready to Elect Black President
Bush Pardons Small-Time Meth Dealer President Visits Wounded Soldiers
Brownback Touts Conservative Values Recount Overturns Vermont Auditor Race
Al Qaeda to Dems: We Beat the GOP, Not You Terrorists 'More Advanced' at Internet Warfare
Report Says TSA Violated Federal Law Democrats Put Off Convention Decision
Oregon Group Launches 'Draft Obama' Web Site Court Says Issue Ads OK During Elections
Pelosi Plans Lavish Four-Day Party Lynne Cheney: Support 'Scooter' Libby
War Casts Heavy Shadow on Lame-Duck Bush 8 Marines Charged in Iraq Killings
Court Cuts Valdez Judgment Against Exxon Fla. Man Charged in Second S.C. Death
Paper Jams Hamper Electronic Voting 3 Dead in Army Helicopter Crash in Wash.
Washington Kin Faces Extradition to France Ellison: Lawmaker has 'a lot to learn about Islam'
Detainees at Guantanamo Get Holiday Greetings Woman Who Spotted Nazi Spies in '44 Dies
Retailers Plan Shopping Marathon to Save Holiday Sales Hurricanes hardly happened; good year for the insurers
Religion
Christ Illuminates, Heals with Great Shafts of Light Young People Buying Conspiracies About Jesus
Detroit's Bishop Gumbleton removed from parish Former Catholic brother charged for raping boys
Cardinal Egan speaks out on dissenting priests Priest should stand trial for 'dirty war' crimes
Peace Calls for Conversion, Says Patriarch Catholic hospital nixes 'Merry Christmas'
Diocesan embezzlement widespread Catholic hospital nixes 'Merry Christmas'
EU bishops want reference to Christian values Village to remove menorah rather than allow creche
'Original' Christmas church in peril Mangers vandalized nationwide
Vandalism 'hate crime,' Nativity defender suggests Origins Of Christmas - Both Pagan And Christian
Half of Iraq's Christians Have Fled, Says Prelate China Security Forces Raid House Church Missionary
Holy See Backs Warsaw Prelate Amid Accusations Hindu Extremists in India Beat Christian Couple, Pastor
Christmas Message of Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Christmas - Hope for the Holidays and Beyond
Wary of the War on Christmas Archbishop Hugo Chavez?
Church Asks Chávez to Avoid an Oppressive System Will Christians Back a Mormon Candidate?
Fewer Christians Living in Bethlehem Christian teen recovering from attack by Islamists
College prez backtracks on cross removal Solstice celebrants at Stonehenge on wrong day
Does God Have An Emergency Preparedness Plan? Wiccans Witches Going Mainstream
Christians Optimistic in Nepal College in Bethlehem Using Media to Combat Violence
Pontiff Encourages Taizé Gathering Set for Zagreb Bethlehem Wall shocks Anglican
Priest finds angels in human faces Millionaire who attacked Medjugorje to pay $2 million
Life and Lifestyle
Pope Blasts 'Dismal Theories' on Gays Out-landish speculation by gays about the Pope
Recognize the Child Jesus in All Children, Urges Pope Italian euthanasia advocate's death wish fulfilled
N.J. Governor Signs Gay Civil Unions Law California: Marriage law goes to high court
NYC had 88,891 abortions in 2005 The Babies Who Are Murdered To Order
Parents in Caged Children Case Convicted Teacher's sex with student taped, say police
Charges Against Kan. Abortion Doc Dumped Alaska to Provide Same-Sex Benefits to Employees
Salvation Army: Santa's Kettle Lighter This Year Where Even the Homeless Eat Like Kings
Trailblazing Minn. Fire Chief Demoted AP Poll: Santa an Enduring Centerpiece
Hillary Care coming to a state near you! Terri Schiavo's father hospitalized
Why Death May No Longer Be A Fact Of Life Female docs refuse treatment, teen loses testicle
Female binge drinking doubles in decade Elephant killed in crash 'on par' with human
Couple seeks $1.3 million over birth-control patch Study: Teens Getting High On Legal Drugs
Pro-Family Advocates Cast Doubt on Report Christian Leaders Seek To Help Pastors Battle Desires
Feminism's Future; Her Majesty's Cavaraggio Previously Tolerant Germany's War on Home-schooling
Compensation for Girl Injured in the Womb Designer disabilities?
Science and Technology
Shuttle Lands at Kennedy Space Center Cuban Exiles Send Gifts Home Via Web
Alaska Students Link Up With Astronauts 24-Foot Squid Caught on Tape
New Giant Dinosaur Discovered in Spain Flu 'could wipe out 62 million'
Tapped-Out Trees Threaten Frankincense Battery Makers Recharge Their Lineups
Automakers Use Better Dummies in Tests TOYOTA sets sights on No. 1 in 2007
Gorilla on Fertility Drug Gives Birth U.S. Digital Camera Sales May Hit New Record
Scientists Support Sago Lightning Theory Survey Faults Design and Use of Child Safety Seats
Hawaii Observatory Takes Closer Look at Black Holes Scientists link weight to gut bacteria
Predicted: X-ray machine will melt away pounds Scientists: Bears have stopped hibernating
Robot controlled by power of brain waves Scientists Busy Combining Human And Animal Cells
Research May Fosterl Ways To Enhance Brain Conscious Computing Debated At MIT
Building The Hal-Like Laptop That Will Know You Vision Of Life In The Middle Of The Century
Novelty News
Live By the Sword, Die By the Sword Homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint
Puppy Swallows 13-Inch Knife, Survives Man Swallows Key, Locksmith Uses X-Ray
Driver Tries to Swallow Keys, Bites Cop Men Need Help Buying Bras, Panties
Meet the Family Really Named 'Christmas' Your Christmas Goodwill Sold to Poor Africans
Woman Allegedly Steals ID for Inmate Sex Patrons Toss Dead Cat Through Drive-Thru
Woman Allegedly Steals ID for Inmate Sex Ex-Cop Plans Video on How to Hide Drugs
Santa Statue Welcomes Visitors in Turkey Calif. City Preserves Horsey Lifestyle
Toy Trains Are for Grown-Ups, Too Kitten Survives Chipper Mauling
Supersize price for Indonesia's $110 burger! Teen Fights Removal of Bullet From His Forehead
Escape of Wild Cat Briefly Closes Zoo 'Buy' Old N.Y. Times Building for 'Free'
Regional Roadkill Stew Fights for Life in Kentucky Charges to be dismissed against scam victim
Feng shui experts see rough year ahead for markets There must be easier way to make Guinness Book
Sports 
Disgruntled Lions fans planning stadium walkout Bart Simpson picks Week 16
Saban continues to deny he's leaving Miami for Alabama Bears still have something to play for down the stretch
Retiring Barber preps for final home game with Giants Old time's sake: Favre win possible Lambeau finale
T.O. compliments Garcia, but doesn't plan to talk to him Panthers' Fox stands by his offensive coordinator
QB Beck, Brigham Young annihilate Oregon in Sin City Bowls are meaningful — just ask Ohio State
Source: Air Force to hire Texans assistant Calhoun Longhorns' McCoy cleared for Alamo Bowl
More to the NBA than Nuggets, Knicks and Sixers Gators' top scorer likely out vs. Buckeyes
Paper: Anthony will not appeal suspension Hollinger: Gift ideas for below-.500 teams
Iverson expected to arrive in Denver, play Friday Nobody wins in the Iverson trade
Rodman's squad to play Globetrotters in February Pee-train: Marlins' Willis arrested for DUI
Griffey breaks bone in left hand in home accident Braves working within budget to get back to playoffs
Lions get bid money from Red Sox Report: Conte lawyer leaked information
Indians spring training relocates to Ariz. Law: Rays have surplus of talented outfielders
Owner: Pens off market, look to relocate Weary Cohen withdraws from U.S. Championships
Barbaro's hoof examined Sir Barton Stakes renamed Barbaro Stakes
Mulvaney: Retirement talk has its gray areas Spadafora sees clean comeback
NASCAR can't forget its veteran drivers Yates team pulls Rudd out of retirement
Entertainment
Stallone KOs Gibson 65 Years Later, Betty, Veronica Go Sexy
The Greatest Holiday Movies Clint Eastwood as Tokyo Rose?
'Iwo Jima' packing Japanese theaters First She Lost Her Inhibitions, Then She Lost Her Crown
Britney's Not-So-Private Burlesque Show Cardinal launches podcast
Rosie vs. Trump War Title of Potter 7 revealed: 'Deathly Hallows'
Filmmaker Gus Van Sant Cited for DUI Paternity Test for Anna Nicole's Baby
'Good Shepherd' an Overlong Look at CIA's Roots Review: No Game Plan for 'We Are Marshall'
Miss Nevada USA Loses Shirt Then Title Hilary Duff Becomes a Barbie Doll
'24' Star Shines As Actor, Rodeo Champ At 66, 'Zuzu' Thinks Life Is Wonderful
Mexican Pop Diva Rebuilds Career Italy Fashion Industry to Fight Anorexia
Rare Studio Contracts Up for Auction Cris Judd Isn't Mad at Ex Jennifer Lopez
Jessica Simpson Out of Parton Tribute Murdoch, Malone End Feud; Swap DirecTV
AIR AMERICA Station SAVED in Madison Naomi Watts: 'I Want a Big Paycheck'

December 22, 2006
International
Senior al-Qaida Leader Nabbed in Iraq Saddam Co-Defendants Deny Gassing Kurds
Red Cross: Release of Iraqi Red Crescent Hostages 3 More American Servicemen Die in Iraq
Gates Meets With Iraqis on Military Aid Iraqi soldiers eat live frogs, rabbit
Defiant Iranian president mocks Bush U.N. resolution won't stop nuclear work: Iran
Iran president facing revival of students' ire Shiites Seek Cease-Fire From Cleric
Ahmadinejad Embarrassed: Foes Win Elections EU monitors lament cash smuggling into Gaza
Palestinian Rocket Hits Gaza Home Al-Qa'eda calls for jihad to aid Hamas
Rival Palestinian Factions Enforce New Cease-Fire Hamas Assures Al Qaeda It Is Still Fighting Israel
IDF: Hizbullah almost back to full combat strength US looking to topple Assad
Somali Islamic Leader Issues War Decree Somali Fighting Continues, Despite Diplomatic Effort
Defiant Nigerian Vice President Seeks Presidency Search Continues For Climbers In China
South Korea plans affordable missile shield Christmas Attack: 'Will be a Miracle' if It Doesn't Happen
Bangladesh Paralyzed by Another Nationwide Strike Europe on High Terror Alert
Russia Says Libyan Verdict On Medics Is Cruel Holocaust Denier to Return to Britain
Tens of Thousands Stuck in England Fog Turkmenistan's Iron Ruler Niyazov Dies
Media Calm Urged Over British Slayings Hugo Chavez: U.S. Lying About Drugs
U.S. National
Ore. Sheriff Calls Off Mount Hood Search Hikers' Bodies May Not Be Found Til Spring
Soldiers to Defense Secretary: We Need Backup Congressman stands by anti-Islam letter
Bush Embraces Neocon Manifesto For Escalation Report: Ex-Clinton Aide Hid Documents
Dems Consider Limits to NSA Wiretap Program Justice Department Reviews Own Role in Wiretapping
4,700 Stranded in Colorado Freeze Bush Disappointed With Libyan Courts
Lots of secrets to be spilled 'I have no future' -- Jeb Bush tells reporters
Marines Brace for Charges in Iraq Massacre Economic Growth Slows to 2 Percent Pace
3 Plead Guilty in Alabama Church Arsons Crew Boss Charged in Wildfire Deaths
Hospital Policy Eyed in L.A. Outbreak Job Applicants Line Up 'Out the Door' After Illegals Raid
Raytheon to Sell Aircraft Unit for $3.3B Earthquakes Shakes Central Oklahoma
Rape Suspect Convicted in One Miami Case Wall St. Bonuses Trickle Through NYC
Officials Say NY Comptroller to Resign Court: Campaign Laws Apply to Ca. Tribes
Bush signs law changing postal operation Restaurant couple sentenced for hiring illegals
Religion
Pope: "Birth of Jesus is Not a Fable" Pre-Christmas Reflection
Pope: 'false prophets' are ones fighting Christmas Vatican's Christmas Tree Aglow
Canada: Vandals Storm Creches Nationwide Jesus Painting Opens and Closes Eyes
Another image in a tree Experts Spar Over Theological Advice to U.S. Bishops
Benedict XVI on the Goal of Diocesan Newspapers Pontiff Says the Crib Reflects Culture and Art Too
Pope 'emphatically' rejects war Sack China's bishops, cardinal tells Vatican
The Blasphemy Challenge Shreveport Bishop, 75, Steps Down
Pope Donates €1 Million to Holy-Land Custodian Vatican: New Warsaw prelate wasn't a spy
Jesus Offers the Only True Happiness, Says Pope Muslim Uproar Over Congressman's Letter
The origin of midnight Mass Nativity Scene Rejected at Wash. Capitol
Wiccan Lawsuit's Goal: Acceptance Tech-Savy Mass. Cardinal Starts Podcasts
Catholic-Opoly? Faith and Fun Mix Wash. Capitol: Menorah OK, Nativity Not
Feds Put The ‘Freeze’ On Religious Hiring 'Silent Treatment' Demands Preacher Step Down
Christians plan 'night to honor Israel' Christian teen recovering from attack by Islamists
Muslim prayer room set up at Israel's airport Switzerland debates 'offensive' Christmas trees
Monks use crowbars, sledgehammers on each other Born Of Fire: Going In Search Of The Jinn
Japan crazy for Christmas, despite few Christians Historians Show How Angels Survived Puritan Purge
Politics: The New Religion Will Pelosi get Communion?
'Catholics' expand rapidly in China Alliance Of Civilizations: War On Monotheistic Religions?
Faithful Log On to God Through Internet Church Mixed Response To Christian Protests In Belarus
A Vatican Pro Soccer Team? Hardly Number of practicing Catholics in Scotland down 20%
Life and Lifestyle
Site Posts '06 Papal Addresses on Life and Family Mass. Governor's Rightward Shift Raises Questions
Catholic U's leaders: same-sex attraction curable Catholic hospital withdraws sterilization ban
More than 100 teens a month have second abortion Government declares war on homeschooling families
Missouri Legislators Propose to Ban Cloning High School: Booze & Pot Use Down, Pills Up
For Catholic teen, Seeing Eye pups serve others N.J. Governor Signs Civil Unions Law
Think Donated Clothes Go to Charity? Think Again Bill Would Require Access to Rest Rooms
Can Bungee Backpacks Save Kids' Backs? Injured Iraq Vets Gain Hope On The Slopes
Man Who Sparked Euthanasia Debate Dies Chat rooms 'being invaded by perverts'
Radiation to be forced on cancer girl? Mom may force daughter to have abortion
How Will We Respond to the Homeless this Christmas? Secret campus societies
Furor in Italy over 'gay nativity' in parliament N Orleans archbishop's pastoral letter on racial harmony
Science and Technology
NASA To Pick 'Lesser Of Evils' For Shuttle Giant Dinosaur Bones Found in Spain
Russia's Ambitious Space Program Robots Are Honored in Japan
America's New Global Strike Weapon Astronomers Mull Mystery Gamma Ray Burst
Can Costly Radar Survive In Alaska? The Top 10 Health Stories Of 2006
Weather Threatens Shuttle Landing Canada's Cutting-Edge Energy Model
Anheuser-Busch Introduces Sorghum Beer Indian, Chinese Team to Map Glacier Melt
Judge: Farms Not Hurt by Whale Rules Virgin Dragon Prepares to Give Birth
Study: Batfish Protect Reef in Australia A Place Where No One Breathes Easy
Airport debuts iris scanner to speed travelers Docs Say Man 'Hibernated' to Survive Extreme Cold
'Robo-Calls' Reach 64 Percent of Voters Shock Waves Can Save Hearts
Virtual Mind Games Revive Controversial Experiment With Medical Research, Our Bodies Are Not Our Own
Science's Crystal Ball: A Look Into The Future Drought, Pandemic And Waste Mountains - The Future?
Warfare Center To Host Unmanned Vehicle Fest The Guardian Asks: So Was David Icke Right?
Novelty News
Mom Says Ferret, Not Pup, Chewed Baby's Toes Woman Treated for Maggot-Infested Wounds
A Giant Lizard's Immaculate Conception Tourists Cozy Up to Crocodiles in Africa
Pooping Peasant Popular in Spain Scooter-Riding Woman Rescued From Drain
NY Village Sends Fake $1,000 Water Bills Cat Let Off at Wrong Bus Stop Back Home
Video Has DMV and Pranksters Red-Faced Freedom Tower Flag Faced Wrong Way
School accuses 5-year-old of sexual harassment Frosty The Snowman Brutally Attacked
F-Bombs Away at FCC Hearing Outrage Over Pinata Stuffed with US Soldiers
'Mohammed' Most popular Name in Britain Pole Dancing for Tots
Skydiver survives plunge of 15,000 feet Santa spoofed as illegal alien on hoax website
Penitent pimp makes educational video Collectible Swiss Guard stickers hit market
Sports 
NFL Faceoff: Charting a crash course for playoffs? Mr. Anderson The One, will start again for Browns
Joyner: Garcia still capable of leading Eagles No spit for tat: Hall says feud with T.O. over
Mora hopes record, reputation enough to save job Steelers Making Another December Rush
Seahawks' Peterson Back in Pro Bowl Form Officials: Bears' Johnson violated probation with arrest
Sore shoulder keeps Bengals' Palmer out of practice Georgia Tech QB Ball academically ineligible for bowl
Florida's Horford won't play vs. OSU with ankle sprain Wake Forest's Grobe named AP Coach of the Year
Idaho hires Washington State's Akey Men in dog house after attacking Hairy Dawg, Spike
Melo won't appeal, will serve 15 games for brawl Garnett frustrated after Lakers' bench torches T'Wolves
Under Zeke there's little good, much evil at the Garden For Vin-sanity, there's just something about LeBron
Northwest Airlines pulls Melo mag feature after brawl With A.I. gone, Brown may return to 76ers organization
Unquestioned credentials: Jackson nominated for Hall Grizzlies owner: Davis group lacks financing for sale
Nowitzki, Lewis hurt; Dampier, Mavs stop Sonics Lemieux: Penguins off market, will consider move
NHL-Leading Ducks Keep Rolling Crasnick: Devil Rays searching for a winning identity
Mets reportedly have 'productive' early talks with Zito Average MLB salary rose to over $2.6M in 2006
Man suspected of stealing ID's of almost 90 players Cockcroft: Preparing for fantasy baseball season
Iraq's Olympic cycling coach kidnapped, killed Miller wins third race of season, takes World Cup lead
Svindal Wins Slalom for World Cup Lead Plaintiff: Williams sisters, father are liable for millions
Wheelchair tennis player gets two-year doping ban MGM Grand site for De La Hoya-Mayweather bout
Entertainment
'Rocky' Opens With Knock-Out 'Seinfeld' Spurs Festivus Pole Sales
The end of an era for Rick Wakeman Museum Fears Munch Work Damaged in Theft
`Nativity Story' Trailer Airs in Plaza Beauty Queens' Bad Behavior Becoming a Royal Pain
Rosie vs. The Donald: She's a 'Disaster', He's 'Annoying' Clooney, Bush Help Rita-Ravaged Town
Lewinsky Gets Master's in Social Psychology Final 'Harry Potter' Book Gets a Name
'Grey's Anatomy' Tops EW's Year-End List Fire Destroys Home of 'Lost' Star Lilly
American Idol Hicks to Marshal Carnival Britney Wears Her Heart on Her Hand
Madonna's Marriage On The Rocks? Split FCC Approves More Cable Competition
RULE: 'Bloggers' Must Disclose Sponsored Posts Touched By Africa, Hollywood Gives Back
Record Labels Sue Web Site Operator Behar Has Dim 'View' of Coverage of Rumsfeld-Hitler
You Gone, Girls? Michael Moore Lawsuit Dropped
Media Takes on AT&T in Spy Case Fox network: Profanity rules unfair

December 21, 2006
International
Al-Zawahri: U.S. Should Talk to al-Qaida U.S. Turns Over Control of Province to Iraq
Suicide Car Bombing in Baghdad Kills 11 Bush: Iraq Insurgents Hurt U.S. Efforts
A Difficult Year in Iraq, With Changes Ahead Iran Now a Nuclear Power
Ahmadinejad says U.S. to 'vanish like the pharaohs' Iran Faces Problems Financing Oil Projects
Pentagon to Build Up Naval Forces Against Iran Russia Criticizes Western UN Draft on Iran
Blair urges alliance over Iran Annan: Iran Intervention Would Be Unwise
U.N. Staff Bids Farewell to Kofi Annan Kofi's Tattered Legacy
Al-Zawahri Calls for 'Jihad' to Defeat Israel Gates Visits Baghdad to Discuss Troops
New Tape Shows Al Zawahri's Softer Side Terror leader says arms race developing
Two Fatah Policemen Killed in Gaza Israel PM Expresses Hope For Ceasefire
Haniyeh: 20-year truce in exchange for state Israel May Release Tax Funds to Abbas
New Palestinian Truce Already Bloodied EU to Israel: Stop violating int'l law
Israeli: Hamas gunmen being trained in Iran Secretary Rice Calls for End to Palestinian Violence
U.S. Backs Early Palestinian Elections Jordan's King to Invite Palestinian Factions for Talks
North Korea: Lift Financial Restrictions China to dump U.S. currency?
U.S. Envoy Says Korea Talks May Flounder Ebay to Close Its China Site
Government Quits in Kyrgyzstan Peace Initiative in Doubt in Somalia
Fighting Erupts In Somalia 26,000 Evacuated From Malaysia Floods
Nuclear material secretly moved from former E. Germany Germany to try reviving EU constitution
Inquest Opened Into Prostitutes' Deaths British man charged with killing wife and baby
Venezuelan Oil Money Will Buy $800 Million in Bonds Colombia: Global Leader in Counterfeiting U.S. Dollars
U.S. National
Hope Limited in Search for Climbers Major Snowstorm Takes Aim At West
Foley, Ney, Haggard...2006's Big Scandals Bush: U.S. Not Winning in Iraq
Iraq War Cost In Fiscal 2007: Over $110 Billion Bush Wants A Larger Military
Bush Iraq Troop Buildup Plan Worries Generals Cheney to Be Defense Witness in CIA Case
Top U.S. Commander in Middle East to Retire Shuffling of Top U.S. Generals Possible
New Cold War Creeping Up? Secret Societies: They Are Not Just at Yale
White House 'Situation Room' Gets a Facelift Court Halts Maryland Executions
Son Optimistic On Sen. Johnson's Recovery Laura Bush: Skin Cancer 'No Big Deal'
Road to White House may cost $1 billion Daschle: Obama Has 'Unlimited Potential'
In South Carolina, McCain Seeks Reversal Brownback Wants to Re-Question Nominee
Frank Keating Considers White House Bid Democrats Put Off Convention Decision
Blogger Tom DeLay Drops Hammer On Liberals Pelosi Taps Van Hollen for Fund-Raising
Freedom Tower Columns Erected In NYC Border agents plead for Christmas pardon
Bumper Crop of Spies Professor, wife plead guilty to charges in Cuba spying
Immunity May Not Protect Duke Prosecutor The Real George Washington?
Harrah's Accepts $17.1B Buyout Bid Thai Stock Market Rebounds After Policy Turnaround
Religion
Poland Proposal Would Name Jesus King Americans back Bethlehem - but are not sure where it is
'Hugging Saint' Draws Throngs Pope: Defend the Spirit of Christmas
Pope Benedict Warns of Secular Trends Pope Encourages Africans in Civic Participation
Pontiff Sees Vatican-Syria Relations Progressing Catholic Dissident 2006 Mother Teresa Award Laureate
Benedict XVI: War Does Not Resolve Conflict View traditional Latin Mass
Vatican's Christmas tree officially lit Wednesday 3 Masses on Christmas
Fascinating Origin of Christmas, Liturgies African Bishops Endorse Peace Pact
Nazarenes Live And Act As Jesus Did Sacramento Auxiliary to Lead Monterey Diocese
Secret saints and hidden wonders, tied to Eucharist 20 Percent Of Christians Speak In Tongues
India: Islamic Extremist Threatens Christian Convert Ahmadinejad: What would Jesus do today?
Nigeria Gov't "Threatens" Evangelical Church Iran: Crack down on home-church movement
Madonna crying? Virgin statue found hanging
New Jersey shrine draws crowds Charter to subordinate Sharia introduced to EU
Governor intentionally puts Muslim on Christmas card Pastor at Haggard's church quits over 'misconduct'
Texas Case Will Test State Law on Religious Freedom ME Christian Leaders Issue Global Call to Intercession
Tortured For a Faith He Did Not Possess First environmental church
Stewardess couldn't bring Bible Christian wins bizarre lawsuit
Look Who's Quarterbacking World Youth Day 2008 Efforts to put Christ back in Christmas took a big leap
Vandals damage a giant nativity scene in Old Montreal Burritos for the soul
'Rosary at the Rose Bowl' planned for May Pope: World still seeks true Savior
Life and Lifestyle
Vatican Cardinal: Chastity Fights AIDS Govt. Tells Singles No Sex Till You're 30
Bush Signs AIDS, Autism, Bird Flu Bills Mom May Face Time for Renting Kid to Molester
Consent at 14 Makes Canada Favoured Sex Tourism PP conducts over 20-percent of all abortions in the U.S.
Alarming abortion trend 95 Percent of Americans 'Do It' Before Marriage
Controversy in Italy over 'gay nativity' Many Autistic Kids, Few Schools To Help
Half of Tsunami donations still unused Guatemala Fears U.S. Child Adoption Ban
J&J Schizophrenia Drug Wins Federal OK Darfur: Genocide without borders
Bunny Back on PBS After Lesbian Episode Flap Feeling Stressed? Hold Your Husband's Hand
Alcohol May Help the Head-Injured Survive Teacher accused of sex with teen football player
Losing the Demographics War ID Plan Sparks Fears Over Data
P.C. Leaves Kids Unprotected On Campus Race and Personalized Medicine
Science and Technology
Shuttle Discovery Astronauts to Inspect Heat Shield Shuttle Discovery Prepares for Trip Home
NASA Starts Orbiting Biology Experiment Samsung CEO Predicts ‘Pseudo Human Brain’ by 2020
Mount St. Helens Lets Off Some Steam Top 5 archaeological discoveries of 2006
What Google's Searches Say About Us Are Your Painkillers Actually Killing You?
Farmer: Cloned Cows May Be Sold for Meat CO2 and Alarmism
Japanese man survives 3-week 'hibernation,' Young cranes led by ultralights reach Florida
U.S. Scraps $877M Anthrax Vaccine Contract Statins Vs. Advanced Prostate Cancer
FDA Urges Tougher Painkiller Warnings Sustainability Gains Status On Campuses
Online Shopping: The New Humbug? Study Finds Mini-Cars Can Mean Mini-Safety
Genetics of eye colour unlocked UK report says robots will have rights
Ted Kennedy Fails to Block Wind Farm Brain Training Can Have Lasting Benefits
'Sunshine Vitamin' May Cut Multiple Sclerosis Risk Scientists Work on Nasal Spray to Fight Obesity
Resident Roboticist: Pushing Human Boundaries Re-engineering Mosquitoes
Novelty News
Grandma Puts Baby Through Airport X-Ray Single? Fat? No Child for You!
Jolly St. Nick Shows His Muscles China Issues 'One Dog' Policy in Beijing
Women Peel More Than Potatoes in Tavern Oops! I Thought You Had the Baby Honey
Man Sheds 125 Pounds to Become Deputy 32 Baby Jesus Dolls Found in Ill. Yard
'Cookie Lady' Warms Troops With Treats Jews attacked with bologna and cheese
School bus driver was told to remove Santa hat 'Santa Claus does not exist' school tells stunned kids
If I Had 53 Million Dollars... It's a Kim Jong-Il Kind of Christmas
Man dives into liquid feces of 18 million people Two-Headed Reptile Fossil Found
Sports 
Cowher Says Don't Read Into Indecision Vikings Pin Playoff Hopes on Rookie QB
Brandt: L.T. gaining some lofty marks Last chance: Bears suspend DT Johnson one game
No joke: Falcons CB Hall standing up for Mora Chargers (9), Bears (7) to headline Pro Bowl
Favre confident he can still play, but isn't sure he should Reggie Wayne Finally Makes the Pro Bowl
An Answer: Nuggets make deal for 76ers' Iverson Basket Brawl Recalls NBA's Image Troubles
Basketbrawl: The NBA Fights Back Lipscomb: The brawl's effect on fantasy hoops
Lakers nominate Jackson for early Hall induction Striking Gold: Iverson Dealt to Nuggets
Report: Grizzlies owner to file to halt proposed sale Suns Win Franchise-Record 15th Straight
Drexel Settling Some Old Scores Pens' future in Pittsburgh in doubt after slots vote
Three Hat Tricks in NHL Mets reportedly have 'productive' talks with Zito
Neyer: Zito is good but is he really worth it? Frogs Pen in Wolfe; TCU Wins Poinsettia
Troy Smith Named AP Player of the Year Rocky to Ali: Movies in the Ring
Bode Miller Wins Super-G in Austria Landis to compete in 100-mile mountain bike race
Entertainment
Vatican Museums Evangelize With Art, Says Pope Retail Therapy Star Style
Group to Show 'Nativity Story' at Holiday Bazaar Duff Drops Restraining Order Request
U2's Bono Shakes Up Faith and Politics FBI Releases Final John Lennon Files
Second's No Charm: Eminem Divorces Wife Again O.J. Book Suit Targets Murdoch
ADL Condemns Judith Regan Will Joy Take a Crack at Hillary?
Katie Couric: 'My God, I'm So Boring' Buster Bunny's 'Postcards,' Back From the Edge
Yusuf, Formerly Cat Stevens, Returns to U.S. Stage Copy of Poem Sold; 'Twas Worth $280K
Procol Harum Organist Wins Court Case Tawny Kitean Enters Drug Rehab Program
Montel Williams Visits Troops in Iraq 'Guiding Light' Celebrates Turning 70
Lara Flynn Boyle Ties The Knot 'God Warrior' Returns To Fox
Dolly: I Wanted To Grow Up To Be 'Trash' Tony Bennett: Ageless And Timeless
PAPER: Tensions in Madonna's marriage Matt Damon Wants Bush Twins to Join the Military
Hollywood Relieved Over New Use of Botox 10 killed in concert crush in central Indonesia
Bus carrying Recreativo Huelva fans crashes CBS tackles exorcism

December 20, 2006
International
Pentagon: Attacks in Iraq Increase to Record Levels Iraqi Prosecutors Link Saddam to Chemical Attacks
Iraq executes 13 prisoners, shows video US Wants Iran Sanctions Resolution within Days
Take Ahmadinejad Seriously, Bolton Urges Buchanan: Person of the Year: Ahmadinejad
New al-Qaida message expected Local Vote Embarrassing Iran's President
Gaza Teeters on Civil War, Five More Dead Abbas Vows to Hold Early Elections Despite Violence
Rival Palestinian Factions Free Hostages Jordan's King Hosts Israeli PM for Talks
Bush delays moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem U.S. Plans Military Buildup To Warn Iran
Saving The World From N. Korea's Kim Jong Il Thailand lifts investment controls
Libya Sentences Six to Death for Spreading HIV Rice Denounces Libyan Death Penalties
Blasts tear through 2 fuel-company facilities in Nigeria 2nd Arrest In U.K. Slayings
Four UK Teens Jailed for Torture Blair Blackmailed By Dictators
Leonid Brezhnev: Shadow and light of the glorious USSR Congressional Group Seeks Cuba Dialogue
Venezuela Starts to Construct Single Ruling Party Mystery Surfaces Over Apartment of Kofi Annan
U.S. National
First Lady Treated for Skin Cancer Cars Derail On Chicago Elevated Train
Johnson conscious after brain surgery Gates Spells Out Stakes in Iraq
White House: No fight with Joint Chiefs Sen. Biden: Reid, Bush 'Backward' on Iraq
Silicon Valley Employee Charged: Selling Military Secrets Showdown Looms Over Domestic Spying
Hope Fading For Missing Climbers Climber Died in a 'State of Bliss'
4 More Carbon Monoxide Deaths In Northwest Marine to Be Charged in Haditha Case
Hillary Talks Troop Levels, 2008 Run Hillary Snubs French Socialist Royal
Hillary Beats McCain, Giuliani in New Poll Dick Morris: I’m Leaving if Hillary Wins
'Macaca' Most 'Politically Incorrect' Word Delta Formally Rejects US Airways' Hostile Bid
New Top Cop Is Unlike Any D.C. Has Seen Police detain suspected illegal immigrants -- in Maine
Is $100M Guantanamo Courthouse Necessary? Marion Barry arrested (again)
Fugitive American James Ujaama Arrested in Belize 1 dead as small plane crashes in Texas
Escapee gets life in trooper's death Visitors kept away from Hawaii volcano
Elizabeth Smart 'kidnapper' rants in court Corporate America Recycling Employees
Morgan Stanley to Spin Off Discover Credit Cards Surprise Surge In Wholesale Prices
Stocks fall on inflation worries Oil Prices Down, but Above $62 a Barrel
Religion
Jesus Christ – A Name Above All Others The Secret Lives of Jesus?
Pope's Homily at Vespers of First Sunday of Advent Pope is right, no place for pliant church
Unruly mob attacks Catholic church, school in India Irish bishop says violence devastating Dublin
Benedict XVI to Visit Assisi in June Church to Canonize 4 and Beatify 78
Papal Address to New Ambassador of Lesotho Benedict XVI's Address to B'nai B'rith Delegation
Sri Lanka Concerns Pope, Says Nuncio New Archbishop of Toronto: A Man of Deep Faith
Jesus, Mahdi both coming says Iran's Ahmadinejad Iraqi Patriarch Urges Fasting for Peace
Groups offer Web festival sacrifice Billy Graham to Decide on Burial Site
Intel, partners to make electronic Quran 10 Greatest Inventions by Muslims
Memo to Congress: Judges must get out of our faith New Congress Brings With It Religious Firsts
Snow: Don't read meaning into church schedule change Muslims use I-95 billboard to change perceptions
Bible action figures aimed at Christians Back In Time To The City Of David
New book: Story of Iraq started with Abraham Aceh, Indonesia: Struggle commences over Sharia Law
Diplomatic Relations Set Up With Montenegro Cuban cardinal meets with U.S. legislators
Life and Lifestyle
“Assumption of Chastity” on Catholic Campuses U.N. urges circumcision in AIDS-hit southern Africa
Investigator Fired for Probe into Newborns Killed Texas Rapist Targets Unusual Victims -- Men
Senior Bushes Lend Hand To Salvation Army Woman beaten on Jerusalem bus for refusing to move
Mich. to Delay Affirmative Action Ban Moscow teens develop their own emo-culture
Woman's freeway signs stir creation debate 'Every student' to get 'biblically slain' meals
Encourage someone in jail just for being Christian! Electronic Control Is Slave Trade
Home Office Bumps Up Innocents On DNA Database UN To Appoint Former Moonie To Head Food Program
Civil Unions, Family Discord Rejection of values leads to homosexual marriage
Chilean president: contraception is 'social Justice' British teen gives birth at Catholic school
Nurse’s Refusal Leads to Protecting Conscience Rights Pres. of Xavier U receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
Science and Technology
Discovery Set To Leave Space Station Google, NASA finalize imagery, info deal
Stars Can Be Strange - The Stange Matter Hypothesis Universe's First Objects Possibly Seen
Norovirus eyed in Olive Garden sickness Scientist Says He Cloned Female Dog
Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Freak Warmth seen lingering into early January
Biggest Multi-Dimension Experiment Ever Conducted Bill Gates Sees A Robot in Every Home
Pentagon Working On Creating The Perfect ‘Spyware’ Star-P: In Support Of Futuristic Military Vehicles
First For Artemis: A Laser Link With An Aircraft Colonoscopy Complications Uncommon
Custom Treatment For Breast Cancer Victims Rerouting nerves may aid bladder control
Exotic 'Metamaterial' For Invisibility How Much Is That Cell Phone?
Ancient Egyptian Carving Sheds Light On Karnak Temple Manuscript Found In An Irish Peat Bog Saved
Can Soda Cans Cause Cancer? Imbalance in Net speeds impedes sharing
Scientists study Michigan land bridge Herbicide-resistant weed worries farmers
Welcome To The World Of Nano Foods Near-Future Ubiquitous Networking Devices Visualized
Novelty News
Hell Pizza Angers Church Marijuana Called Top U.S. Cash Crop
Woman Tells Cop She Bought 'Bad Crack' The Perfect Car? Bigger May Be Better
Woman Accused in Christmas Card Pot Plot Fatal Prank: Gunman Kills Boy After Egging
Cops Put 2 on Ice After Frosty Stabbing Men Try to Smuggle Birds in Pocket, Pack
'Santa' Hit With Kidnap Charge Woman Accused in Christmas Card Pot Plot
52 New Species Found in Borneo Discovered, Wiped Out And Cloned
Hide the Guinness, Sea Stallion Is Coming Mirror gives Italian village its place in the sun
Injured man wins damages for sex overdrive Malaysia cleans up toilets to lure tourists
Thieves break into police station Make Room for Bomb-Sniffing Humans
Sports 
NFL commish suspends twice-arrested Lions coach Coach earns another suspension for driving while nude
Reports: Rookie Jackson to start at QB for Vikings Clayton: Get ready for a T.O. Christmas Carol
Manning-to-Harrison puts Colts on track Don't listen to whining about these suspensions, fines
Stein: Penalty too harsh on Carmelo Anthony Heat out of A.I. chase
Sun Devils win rain-shortened outdoor hoops game Buccigross: Ding, dong, 'Baldsilly' is gone
Bonderman signs $38M deal with Tigers Reports: Yankees agree with Japanese lefty Igawa
Rogers: Cubs, White Sox following different paths Olney: Ripken's success all about effort
Fish: Cash on the bowl barrelhead Harbaugh moves up, takes Stanford job
Nutt scores contract extension until 2012 BC picks Packers coach
Cristobal to coach FIU Male practice players cherish, grow from opportunity
ESPN acquires stake in Arena Football, TV rights No. 2 series to lose Busch name after '07
USA's Mancuso wins first World Cup downhill race Phil Ball on La Liga's make or break festivities
Norman Hubbard: The doomed Charlton corporation Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro gets checkup
Pletcher ban not yet begun Mulvaney: Boxing video games can be a hit fix
Rafael's scorecard: Miranda makes statement DeSimone: Sharapova wins, wails, whines
Entertainment
Bono 'Alarmed' By Dems' AIDS Fund Snub Miss USA Will Go Into Rehab
Publisher Fired for 'Cabal' Remark Plans Suit
'Yogi Bear' Creator Dies
Real-Life 'Baywatch' Down Under Rocky Heads to the Ring for One Last Comeback
Goldmans To Sue Over O.J. Book, TV Special Cartoon King Joseph Barbera Dead At 95
'Alarmed' Bono Leaves D.C. Empty Handed Sean Penn Hits Media, Calls for Impeachment
Joy's 'View'? Rumsfeld Like Hitler Oliver Stone Hit With Castro Film Fine
Rapper finds inspiration in Chaucer Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, Led Zeppelin sue
Ernest Hemingway's multi-toed cats roam his home Posh To Be Cruise's Alien Bride
Oscar Poster a Font of Famous Film Lines 5 U.S. Film Studios Win Piracy Case
Deutsche Oper Casts Mozart Opera Jess Cagle's Picks For DVD Gifts

December 19, 2006
International
Ex-Iraqi Minister Escapes Police Custody Saddam Hussein's Genocide Trial Resumes
Iraqi Leaders Divided Over New War Plan Kidnappings Prompt Iraqi Red Crescent to Close Offices
Options after the deconstruction of Iraq Al-Qaida training jihadists from West
Ahmadinejad allies fail to sweep Iran vote Iran to replace dollar with euro in foreign deals
Iran: Nuclear program continues even with sanctions Fatah, Hamas Break Hours-Old Cease-Fire Deal
Hamas: We will not participate in new elections U.S. weapons prompt Hamas arms race?
Fatah: Without diplomatic solution we'll lose to Hamas Olmert: Willing to trade land for peace
Man Held in Britain Prostitute Killings Cement barrier south of Hebron must come down
Women trusted me so much, says 'Ripper' suspect Detectives: Ripper hooked on bondage, violent sex
N. Korea Declares Itself a Nuclear Power North Korea Wants U.N. Sanctions Lifted
Somalia Interim Government Says Peace Talks Possible Explosions Hit Oil Properties in Nigeria
Russia's new ICBM's put on combat alert duty Russia Defies West with Nuclear Fuel Sale to Iran
At Least 80 Killed While on Way to Spain Spanish Judge Jails 7 Terror Suspects
EU Wants a Middle East Free of Nukes EU Report Says Islamophobia in Europe On The Rise
EU trade chief to reject 'green' tax plan Cuban Officals Say Castro Will Return
Castro's brother hints at new direction for Cuba Latin America's lurch to the left
U.S. National
Climber's Body ID'd as Kelly James 2 Mount Hood Climbers May Have Fallen
Praying for those climbers Deaths Reach 10 in Northwest Storm
Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide Poisons 100 in Northwest Sec. Gates: We 'Can't Afford to Fail' in Iraq
Cheney: Rumsfeld the 'Best Ever' Dept. of Defense Needs Record Breaking $99.7 Billion
Talk of Satellite Defense Raises Fears of Space War Colin Powell: U.S. Army 'About Broken'
Reid: Brief Troop Increase OK in Iraq Thune: U.S. 'Spinning Our Wheels' in Iraq
Clinton Opposes Troop Surge Hillary: 'Not Going to Believe' Bush Again
Poll Shows Hillary's Support Stalling Sen. Tim Johnson Conscious After Brain Surgery
Rangel: I Support Giuliani-Kerik Ticket Gingrich: No Time to Campaign
Monaghan putting money, influence for Brownback Who's In, Who's Out for 2008 Presidential Race?
Jimmy Carter's Mideast Book Polarizes Opinion FBI: Violent Crime Still on Rise in 2006
Former Spy Chief Gates Takes Reins at Pentagon Why Barack Obama may not run
'Strange Odor' Leads Police to 7 Bodies Autopsies on 7 Found Dead of Mysterious Cause
A Gag on Free Speech Family of 4 Killed in Ohio Plane Crash
Wal-Mart employee 'slashes teen girl's throat' Ex-Delphi Workers Struggle For New Careers
Propane Tank Checks Not Required By Law U.S. Trade Deficit Soars to Record
Report Says Federal Deficit Would Be Higher Tax leads Americans abroad to renounce U.S.
Gun owners irate over names published online Vt. Woman Is an Unlikely Peace Activist
Religion
Pope's Regensburg Address Wins 'Speech of the Year' Pope's Address to New Envoy From Kyrgyzstan
Pope Remembers Those Who Suffer at Christmas Joy of the Third Sunday of Advent
Benedict XVI Extols Custom of Nativity Crib Pope: Church announces joy in the midst of trial
Benedict XVI: Jews and Christians must work together Vatican paper denounces 'easy pleasure' holiday
Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue as Witness Misreporting the Pope
Cardinal Poupard Named to a Wallenberg Board Episcopals Divided: Parishes Break From Church
US parishes weigh Anglican split Anthropologist Foresees a Christian Renaissance
Edmonton Prelate to Lead Toronto Archdiocese Religious Freedom in Belarus Apparently Declining
China's 'Pearl Bibles" Contribute To Growth of Faith Rabbi busted for alleged sex abuse
Kill. Repent. Repeat. Happy Holidays Chinese Believer Beats The Odds
Online diary to cover Church leaders' visit to Holy Land God Online
De-Christianization Hints at Persecution How Christmas message heals
Formulating policy on witchcraft Grandparents survive big tree crash
Bone fragment not St. Joan of Arc's Exorcism takes a woman's life
Christmas letter from Peru Multiple challenges in remote Bolivian vicariate
Life and Lifestyle
Pope Benedict offers special prayer for Iraqi refugees Study: 10M Fewer Girls Born in India
Vatican: Human rights the heart of immigration policy Ukrainian mothers claim their babies stolen at birth
Children of Russia - abused, abandoned, forgotten Abortionist pleads not guilty to killing wife
Big Abortion Chain Has Worn Out Its Welcome What We Know About Embryonic Stem Cells
Multifaith school in Bethlehem faces demolition Colleges Zero in on Students' Majors
Bigger Not Necessarily Better: The Molecular Condom Why teens smoke, take drugs, have unprotected sex
Dudes become men at finishing school PTA tags Frosty as 'secular'
A Popeye Moment - Today's fathers are so Wimpy Church must show it believes women are equal
Science and Technology
Spacewalk Set to Fix Faulty Solar Panel Stranded Whale Dies in Malaysian Waters
Opera Browser Now Has Phishing Filter Verizon in Deal for Fast Link to China
Virtual Reality Boosts Rehab in Israel Cingular in Deal With MySpace.com
Matsushita to Offer New Lithium Battery Bird Flu Sparks Memories Of 1918 Pandemic
New Medicaid Rule Could Hit Pharmacists Hard FDA Panel Advises Ketek Changes
Eli Lilly Played Down Risks of Top Drug: Report States File Soot Suit Against EPA
Cingular Users Can Check MySpace On Phones Scientists Identify Gene Mutation in Autism
Brain can repair alcohol's damage The Virtual Taxman Cometh
Kalashnikov tops world's most effective firearms list IQ pioneer: We won't get much smarter
Novelty News
Burmese Pythons Wreak Havoc In Everglades Scottish Troops Must Share Scarce Kilts
Illinois Kindergartner Accused Of Knife Threat Tucson military recruiters ran cocaine
Homeless men taken to mall on shopping spree Debutante Killer Flips Off Judge
Telephone lie detector claims to catch fibbers Chinese Airline Fined for Selling 13 Cent Tickets
13-Foot Pet Boa Strangles Owner in Ohio Woman who family in terror blast gives birth to 3 boys
Swine help in transplantation of human hearts 'Lucky' Iraqi survives 37 shootings, 30 bombings
Man sets another man on fire in ongoing dispute Woman faces prison for stealing baby
Dog keeps Postal Service away Teen finds, returns $24,000
Sports
NBA Cries Foul, Slaps Anthony With 15-Gamer NBA Suspends 7 Players For Brawl
Week 15 grades: Season keeps getting harder to figure All wet: T.O. fined $35K; no suspension
LT sets scoring record; Chargers win Cowboys ruin record days for Falcons
Judgements: Excellent Eastern showdown on deck Texans provide tonic for Patriots' struggles
Colts reeling, Bengals streaking as playoffs approach Eagles keep up late-season surge
More pain for Panthers: DE Rucker done Arenas hits 60, Wizards drop Lakers in OT
King: Sixers won't rush to trade Iverson Colts, Bengals Pursue Late Playoff Push
Saints, Ravens, Cowboys Make Playoffs Radke Expected to Announce Retirement
Yanks could deal Cabrera for Gonzalez ChiSox trade Gload to KC for Sisco
Florida's Donovan Ties School Win Record Bowling Green Enters AP Basketball Poll
Badgers roll to No. 4, highest rank ever UMass: Rioters will see swift punishment
LSU begins preparation for Sugar Bowl Oklahoma State's Muonelo likely done for season
Bulk of Masters Field Set by Final Rank Tiger Finishes the Season in Style
Report: Indian Runner Fails Gender Test 2007 Masters field to include 17 first-time competitors
Vatican mulls fielding football team Technology Changing Way Fans See Game
Ward Burton tying up loose ends before his return Jeff Gordon Children's Hospital opens
Entertainment
Yo! Balboa's Back and Redemption Feels Great! 'Rocky and Bullwinkle' Writer Dies a 81
Priest takes issue with The Nativity Story Multicultural set doesn't like Gibson's 'Apocalypto'
Mel Gibson: Get Over My Mistake Gibson faces DNA test for 'secret family'
Christmas reading: The Deeper Centre Regan Fights Back After Murdoch Cut
Fatone Wants to Appear on ABC Dance Show Perform With Timberlake at the Grammys
Axl Rose Says New Album Coming March 6 Hundreds Mourn Atlantic Records' Founder
Cancelled O.J. Simpson Book Could Spark Suit Beach Boys Boost Morale for Annoyed Astronauts
Daredevil's Fiery Stunt Gone Wrong Online Vote Says Spears Worst Dog Owner
Brainy Manager Is Cook Islands 'Survivor' Lindsay Lohan Gives Props To Strippers
Will Smith Pursues 'Happyness,' Oscar Goodbye TV, Hello Broadband
Conservatives Urged to Battle Hollywood 'Culture War' Air America Radio Close to Being Sold
Al Franken to Deaprt 'Air America,' Run for Senate? Kids: Celebrity is the 'best thing in the world'
Jerry Seinfeld Working on Animated 'Bee Movie' Rehab Goes Luxury With Gourmet Food, Massage

December 18, 2006
International
Powell: We Are Losing In Iraq Iraqi VP says ‘Stay the Course!’
28 Kidnapped From Aid Office in Baghdad Blair Urges Support for Iraq Government
Reid: Brief Troop Increase OK in Iraq Blair Makes Surprise Visit to Baghdad
Iran Offers Nuke Tech to Middle Eastern Neighbors Ahmadinejad allies fail to sweep vote
Hamas, Fatah Clashes Escalate Gunmen Attack Convoy of Hamas Minister
Gaza Weapons Smuggling Flourishes Hezbollah's Rise Worries Lebanese Shiites
Blair in Cairo For Talks with Mubarak France to Pull Troops From Afghanistan
German Retailers Eye Golden Holidays N. Korea Nuclear Talks Will Reconvene
27 Killed at Pakistan Wedding Party Palestinian Infighting Breaks Out in Gaza
Palestinians Head for Political Showdown China's trade buddy: Corporate America
1 Afghan Civilian Killed by Car Bomber Khmer Rouge film reveals horrors
Turkish PM Criticizes EU Decision On Turkey Hundreds Detained ahead of Anti-Gov't Rally in Moscow
Poisoned spy 'had information on Kremlin figure' Litvinenko 'killed over dossier' on senior Putin ally
Whistleblower That Ministers Tried to Muzzle British Cops Trace Last Steps of Slain Prostitutes
Street clashes flare in Copenhagen, 300 arrested Somalia Islamists Discuss Defections
Tsunami survivors given lash No Cancer For Castro Cubans Tell U.S. Reps
U.S. National
Teams Head for Peak in Climbers' Search 600,000+ Still in Dark After Northwest Storm
Reid: Doctors Say Sen. Johnson Will Be 'Just Fine' Sen. Johnson's Progress 'Encouraging'
Troops prep for 3rd Iraq tour Bush likely to back committing more troops to Iraq
Democrats Call for Attention to Iraq Study Findings Gingrich Hints at 2008 White House Run
John Edwards Will Announce An '08 Run Hillarys Biggest Issue? Someone in Her Background
Clinton urged to break out of 'Hillaryland' Property deal takes shine off Obama
Sen. Dodd to Decide on Joining 2008 Race Denver May Not Land 2008 Convention
Fire on Plane Forces Landing in Colorado Off-Roaders Fight Ecos for Calif. Canyon
Tire Workers Strike Goodyear At Stores Man Kills 5, Then Himself in Mo. Spree
Workers Struggle to ID Katrina Victims FedEx Hub Is Controlled Holiday Chaos
Judge Approves 2 Comair Contract Deals Inflation Flat in November on Drop in Energy Prices
A Gag on Free Speech Homeland Security Department Coming Around on RFID
Religion
Jesus was born on December 25th Jews more likely than Muslims to be faith-hate victims
Congress slams Smithsonian's anti-religious attacks D.C. Archdiocese Pays $1.3M to Victims
Pope names new Toronto archbishop Papal Address to New Danish Ambassador
'Virgin' removed from Mary's name Our Lady of America displayed at bishops conference
Father Cantalamessa on Kindness Father Cantalamessa on Those Who Mourn
Trees, Menorahs Light Up Hawaii Airports Va. Parishes Split From Episcopal Church
Bone Fragment Likely Not Joan of Arc Prophetic Red Storm Rising: China Makes Her Mark
Ft. Collins Restricts Display of Menorah Pastor: Would Jesus Shop at Wal-Mart?
Little Mosque on the Prairie O, Muslim town of Bethlehem
Two in Three Germans Believe in God Christmas Ritual Celebrants "See The Presence Of God"
Are you driven or called? Tiny Village Turns to Christ
Cop gags choir from singing Eucharist is Christmas Prolonged
The real meaning of "The 12 Days of Christmas" Pakistani Pastor’s Book Helping Muslim Students
Life and Lifestyle
Vatican Won't Sign UNs' Disability Treaty Over Abortion NJ To Spend Millions On Stem Cell Research
FDA to Discuss Using Cow-Human Blood Substitute As It Was In The Days Of Lot?
Abortion practitioner pleads not guilty to killing his wife Italians Debating Euthanasia
YMCA Returns To Its Christian Roots Twin teachers busted for lewd act with girl
High school teacher's aide arrested Elementary & Middle School Kids Are Joining Gangs
Many still don't see women as sex predators Teacher arrested after alleged sexual misconduct
Stem-cell prober sacked: Came too close to truth Parents angered as every pupil is given Muslim meals
To fix U.S. schools, panel says, start over After shortage, vaccine for flu goes unused
Ho', Ho', Ho': Dolls That Should Whore-ifiy Little Girls Inventing Our Evolution
Mass for gays held Ancient Practice Of Widow Sacrifice Continues
Science and Technology
Astronauts Rewire Rest Of Space Station Astronauts Prepare for 4th Spacewalk
NASA Extends Shuttle Visit to Space Station Scientists Forced to Rethink Solar System
Fabulous And Functional Fountains Of Rome 'Flying' underwater at bottom of planet
Scientists Study Human Olfactory Ability Biologists Hunt Invasive Pythons in Fla.
The New Eugenics Crusade Legislative Hurdle for New Humans
Climate Change Melts Kilimanjaro's Snows Supervolcano Yellowstone Domes Rising
New NYC Taxis to Have TV and Tracking Amazon Countersues IBM Over Patents
Simulator Training on the Rise Internet Cafe Opens for Disabled Users
Computer Worm Attacks Business PCs Phone, Cable Companies to Battle in 2007
Universities Vulnerable to ID Thieves High-Rise Security Is 'Balancing Act'
Anti-Aging Creams: Effective or Hype in a Jar? A Town Eats What It Likes Without Disease
Can These Rare White Deer Be Saved? Penguins Offer Evidence of Global Warming
Egypt's Sunken Treasures Offer Glimpse Of Lost World Stone Slab Proved to be Gate of Cambyses' Tomb
The Wild Weapons of DARPA Human Thoughts Control New Robot
Military Super Soldier Objective: Less Sleep, More Fight Sea Monster Search Draws MSU Scientist
Are We All Synesthetes? Web kid shuns $1 billion
Novelty News
Man, 85, charged with kidnapping wife Makeover Brings Man Fame and Job Offers
$2,000 Bench Taken From Historic Site Santas in Speedos
Killer Elephant Shot Dead Hunky Santa Turning Heads in L.A.
The Lego Legacy NYC Police Shoot, Kill Axe-Wielding Man
Insuring Holiday Gifts Means Peace of Mind Funnies: A Senator's Parting Act of Vandalism
Naked squatters tackle Barcelona's housing crisis Court overturns award for fly in water bottle
Politicians admit to drinking before voting Fireproof Christmas goat defies vandals
Artist relocates Nazi gingerbread display Goats pose threat to frankincense
Taxi drivers' knowledge helps their brains grow Home Invasion Caught on Tape
Sports
10 Players Ejected In Ugly NBA Brawl Wild, Wild AFC
Bears earn home field Saints end playoff drought
Proud Parcells: Cowboys 'in the race' Star power: T.O. a headcase, but a very productive one
Troubled Bear Caught Up In Friend's Death Falcons owner: Mora's joke a 'boneheaded mistake'
Favre Leads List for Career Completions Pasquarelli: DeBartolo plotting NFL comeback?
Morten Andersen Breaks NFL Scoring Mark Vick Breaks 34-Year-Old Rushing Record
Police: Tank Johnson Present at Shooting NBA Brawl Rulings Likely to Come Monday
Calderon carted off on stretcher in Raptors' victory Hornets' Stojakovic has surgery; West up next
Suns Keep Rolling With 14th Straight Win In return to ice, Forsberg suffers concussion
Knight 1 Win From Tying Smith's Record Make room for one more rider on Oden bandwagon
UGA assistant Callaway wins UAB football job Olney: Blue Jays shop holiday sale for Rios
Yankees discussing deals involving Cabrera Els Wins South African Open by 3 Strokes
Asia just too much for Annika in Lexus Cup Palander Beats Miller to Win World Cup
Entertainment
Twelve Days of Movies for Christmas Beauty Queens Gone Bad
Art Buchwald's Alive Again Donald Trump Fires Miss USA
'Happyness' Delivers Box Office Joy TV Offers Competing Yule Logs on Dec. 25
'Offensive' phone call preceded Judith Regan firing Time Magazine's Person of the Year: You
'Headless Opera' Puts Police on Alert Veteran French Rocker Escapes Taxes
Paparazzi Sues Celeb Blogger for $7.6M Smithsonian TV Deal Irks Investigators
Gong: Hollywood Films More Challenging Blogger Blasted Over Britney Pics
Blogger Hilton Sued for Copyright Infringement Italy Bans 'Too-Thin' Models
The Man Behind 'Feliz Navidad' Officials Say They Have Spotted Snow Cave
Matt Damon: Send Bush daughters to wa Mayor takes down-and-out to 'Pursuit of Happyness'

December 17, 2006
International
Landmark Reconciliation Conference Underway in Iraq At root of Iraq: mystical elements?
Iraq PM: Army's Doors Open to Saddam Loyalists Bush Administration Considering Troop Increase in Iraq
Pentagon to Move Troops Into Kuwait Britain: Deal Emerging on Iran Sanctions
Iran Offers to Transfer Nuke Technology Rice Questions Why Saudis Want Nuclear Power
Gulf Nations Poised to Keep Pace with Nuclear Iran Politics, Not Religion, at Heart of Muslim, WestTensions
7 Afghans Return Home After Imprisonment Pakistan Court Blocks Taleban-Style Bill
Bethlehem's Outlook Bleak, Says Mayor Israel's Success Fuels Arab Hatred
Challenge to Hamas: Palestinian Seeks Early Vote Jimmy Carter's Foolishness About Israel
U.S. Envoy to Discuss Nukes With N.Korea North Korea Cautions Against Optimism Ahead of Talks
Washington, Beijing Sign Deal For Nuclear Plants Somali Lawmaker Inks Pact With Islamists
Nepalese Gov't, Rebels Agree on Temp Constitution Europeans Fear Attacks During Holidays
MI5 chief quits as full story of July 7 set to emerge Friend: Dead Ex-KGB Spy Knew Too Much
Ipswich killer probe narrows down suspects Another Woman Missing In England
Report: Castro Holds Teleconferences Hugo Chavez Denies Castro Is Dying
Ailing Castro Counters Health Rumors Poll: 75 Percent of Cubans Want More Freedom
AP: Some Gitmo Detainees Freed Elsewhere Powder Found at U.N. Apparently Flour
U.S. National
Death Toll From Storm in Pacific Northwest Rises to 6 Northwest Storm Leaves 1.5M in the Dark
Hope on the Mountain Ore. Searchers Pin Hope on Saturday Push
California, Florida Suspend Executions Sen. Johnson's Progress 'Encouraging'
Defying Bush, Specter Plans Syria Trip Bye Bye, Bayh: Indiana Senator Won't Run in '08
Beyond Hillary, Barack, Rudy And John Presidential Hopefuls Publishing Books
Ex-Rep. Barr quits GOP for Libertarians John Dean Wants Impeachment Movement Refocused
300 Say They Got Ill at Olive Garden Judge Approves 2 Comair Contract Deals
Judge Set to Rule on Schools Takeover Verdict Raises Hope for Drownings Appeal
Bacteria Outbreak In L.A. Hospital CDC: Taco Bell E. Coli Outbreak Over
Teen Pleads No Contest in School Plot Lawyers: Padilla Unable to Help Defense
'Big Step' For Train Security Announced Cuban Refugees Captured Off Florida Coast
Dow Posts Second Straight Record Close Duke DA purposely hid results
Official Says Fla. Execution Was Botched Fire on Plane Forces Landing in Colorado
Feds: Man of tried to sell software to Asian military Scores of illegal workers in Colorado deported
Texas official's report ignites new border conflict Man dodges bullet in NYPD 50-shot fusillade
Feds sue N.Y. suburb, say elections harm Hispanics U.S. First Ladies to Be Honored on Coins
Religion
Relations with Islam, Pope Benedict top story of 2006 Eastern Catholics Key for Christian Unity, Says Pope
U.S. church faced more financial troubles in 2006 Interreligious Leaders Urge Bush Toward Peace
$60M Clergy Abuse Settlement Approved Day of Fasting and Penance for Abuse Crisis
Pope stresses solidarity with poor in talks to diplomats Believers Mourn Society's Rejection of God
Catholics in India Demanding Protection Cardinal condemns revisionist history of the Holocaust
Technology Transforms Gospel For Teens Kenyan 'miracle' pastor arrested
The Symbolism Behind St. Paul's Chains Snow: Bush lives Christian faith
Hillary hires 'faith guru' Demons in the Real World
Duties Before Rights Peace in Your Pocket
Carolers silenced at Christmas skating event Judge orders Christmas tree out of courthouse
Archbishop of Canterbury warned of church anarchy Family files wrongful death suit against diocese
Cure and conversions at Our Lady of the Roses Shrine Are humans hard-wired to spot holy images?
Signs: in the eye of the beholder? Mystery claim of St. Paul's 'vision'
Crash kills accused priest Integration of God and earth
Life and Lifestyle
Where Bathing Suits -- And Monogamy -- Are Optional UK abortion 'charity' distributing 'morning-after' pill
'Experts': IVF babies do not need father figure EU Court Denies UK Sisters Tax Benefits
N Ireland Assembly Fails to Stop UK Homosexual Law UN Forbids Withdrawal of Food, Fluids from Disabled
Church against gender discrimination in India Deportation orders split families
Ending Periods Helps Cancer Survival Vienna to get gender-equal traffic and exit signs
Obesity warning on clothing suggested Gym teacher accused of same-sex assault
Christian Video Game Pulled From Fla. Store's Shelves Porntones Coming to Your Phone
Science and Technology
Astronaut Exercise Doesn't Fix Array Rookie Spacewalker to Finish Work on Station
Space Seeds Come Back to Earth Scientists Grapple Over Sunspot Cycle
Strange Effects: Solar Flare Blasts Earth Spacewalkers to Continue Rewiring ISS
Chip Makers Could Face Inventory Glut Into 2007 Highest winter temperature ever recorded in Moscow
First Look: Photoshop CS3 Beta Nineteen Eighty-Four Is Coming True
She's Such a Geek! Attack of the 'Wiimote' Hacks
Google Patent Search Yields Gems Linux Cell Phone to Mix Things Up
MySpace Passwords Aren't So Dumb The Best: Science Fictions
Novelty News
Dead Soldier Spelled Out Iraq Solution Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird
Santas banned for elf and safety Disney to Santa Lookalike: Take a Hike
Texas Lawmaker Wants to Help the Blind Hunt Collector Pays $2.3M for $1,000 Bill
Legal Flap Brews in Illinois Over Noose W.Va. Man Drives Oldsmobile on 3 Tires
Actress Faces Charges for Dog Sex Threat Nevada Man Arrested for Courtroom Fight
Woman Said to Have Hepatitis C Bites Cop Man Sorry for Taking Handicapped Spot
Man Given Costume Option for Slaying Dog Woman Outwits Sword-Wielding Burglar
Swedish Christmas Goat Survives Attack Census: We're Fat, Lonely, Smelly
Hungry polar bear sieges Russians for 2 days Elephants get married to entertain tourists
Florida hurricane dog found near Chicago The Sound of Hacked Dolls' Heads
Hot lead for warm beer Raunch Dressing
Sports
PRO FOOTBALL WAR ROOM Bowls: What to watch from Poinsettia to BCS title game
Ohio State stars considering leaving early for NFL Longtime Air Force football coach DeBerry retires
PSU's Morelli feels heat in first year, gets death threats Bodyguard for Bears DT shot dead at bar
Police: Bears' DT at bar when fatal shooting took place Scouts: Hester-led Bears have top special teams
Pasquarelli: Number of elite sack artists increasing Pasquarelli: DeBartolo Jr. back in the game
Browns' Winslow fined for late hit Falcons' Mora apologizes for comments
Schefter: Lamar Hunt was ahead of his time Now we know what Romo is about
Sheridan: It's Liberation Day as trade season opens Stein: Which teams are still in Iverson Sweepstakes?
Suns win 13th straight game Kobe (53) outduels Yao (35); Lakers win in 2 OTs
Padres have deal with reliever Brocail Rumor Central: Mets hoping to meet with Zito
Olney: Teams' most glaring needs Potential buyer backs out on Penguins
A better NASCAR: more tracks, fewer races Gordon excited about impending fatherhood
Entertainment
AFA: 'Fornication' song requires network apology This Week, Dreams and Nightmares
Celebrities ripe for ridicule in 2006 Report: TV losing its religion
Rome Reports Launches Broadband TV 'Rocky' Rave Defies all Expectations
Israelis dig 'Borat,' jokes in Hebrew Clooney's Mission: Stop the Killing
Anastasio Charged With Drugged Driving Publisher Behind O.J. Simpson Book Fired
Brangelina: Not Throwing Together a 'Rainbow Family' Former Phish Frontman Charged With DUI
O'Donnell apologizes for Chinese parody Anna Nicole Back in Court
Rebel Tenor Holds Own Show Outside La Scala Aging Films Get Digital Face Lift
'Black Christmas' Film Irks Religious Groups Winfrey, ABC Working on 2 Reality Shows
Beyonce Transforms Into 'Sasha' Onstage NBC's 'Biggest Loser' Considered Surgery
ABC Pulls `Day Break' and Shatner Show Friends Present Bail for Ono's Driver
Norton Praises Hayek for 'Ugly Betty' 'Don't Sweat Small Stuff' Author Dies

December 16, 2006
International
U.S. Denies Saudi Plans To Intervene In Iraq Gunmen kill Shiite tribal sheik in Iraq
2 Marines Reportedly Killed Near Baghdad Iran's Ahmadinejad Faces a Vote
Iran's Frightening Holocaust Vision UN’s Ban denounces Iran on Shoah, Israel
Hamas, Fatah Clash as Chaos Rocks Gaza Israel Court Won't Ban Targeted Killings
Israel worried about Hamas, Iran strategic relations Haniyeh to enter Gaza, leave money behind
Somali leader: al-Qaida gaining ground U.S. Pushes China on Currency, Access
China's Wu: U.S. Talks Critical S Korea Puts Forces On Alert Ahead of Nuclear Talks
Taiwanese first lady passes out at trial Japan not going to split disputed islands with Russia
KGB influence 'soars under Putin' Somali Leader: Door to Peace Talks Shut
Mugabe extends term another 2 years British Police Identify 5th Victim of 'Ipswitch Ripper'
Was London The Site Of A Dirty Bomb Trial Run? U.K.'s Prince William Gets Army Commission
Blair Heads to Turkey to Revive Peace Process Royal Family murdered Diana with the help of MI6?
Germany Did Not Help CIA Abduct Germans Diana: Charles Wanted Her, Camilla Assassinated
French Call New U.N. Chief 'Franco-Phony' There's no revolution in Belgium. Really
EU backs peace plan worded by Spain, France, Italy EU Leaders Discuss Membership Requirements
Castro Near Death, U.S. Intelligence Chief Says Congressmen Seek to Meet Raul Castro
Mexican first lady's cousin found shot to death Was death in 2000 '1st South Pole murder'?
U.S. National
Iraq Strain Could 'Break' Army FBI Issues Warning to Police After Terrorist Health Scare
Rice Rejects Engaging Iran, Syria on Iraq White House: Syria Trip 'Not Helpful'
Senator Recovering from Surgery Johnson's Illness Underscores Uncertainty
Sen. Kerry 'Willing' to Go to Iran for Talks Sen. Kerry Bashes Bush in Egypt
McCain Trounces Hillary in New Poll Obama's scandal is too small to hurt
McCain Recruiting Bush Insiders Rumsfeld Honored by Defense Dept.
Freedom Tower Columns Ready for Signatures House considers independent ethics panel
John Dean Wants Impeachment Movement Refocused 2 ATF agents shot near Atlanta
Storms Kill 3, Leave 350,000 Without Power Winds of up to 100 mph in Oregon
Eight inches of rain in Palm Beach Cell Phone 'Pings' Boost Hope for Missing Climbers
Slayed NYC Groom's Pal Recalls Final Moments Nev. Senator: Let Teachers Carry Guns
N.M. governor to meet N. Korea officials Abramoff Convicted in Scandal, Gets Cushy Digs
Immigration Raids May Affect Meat Prices Richardson: Forget Wall, We Need Agents
California Company Fined $5M for Hiring Illegals 700-Mile Border Fence Just Pie in the Sky?
Duke Accuser's Baby -- Nine Months After Alleged Rape V.P. Cheney May Testify in CIA Leak Trial
Real estate expected to flounder in 2007 Chrysler on track for operations review
Record numbers will travel this holiday Airline mergers could raise fares in '07
USA builds extra-strong A-bombs First-Timers Begin Looking at Houses Again
Religion
Christodoulos, Pope Sign Declaration at Historic Meeting Cardinal condemns revisionist history of the Holocaust
Motu Propio after Christmas, Exhortation in January Religious leaders declare hope for Mideast
Pope urged to address Holocaust denials Christmas is reminder of greatest gift ever given
Pope stresses solidarity with poor in talks to diplomats Pope's Address to New Syrian Ambassador
Pope's Preacher Calls for Abuse Penance Challenges of Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue
Paul's Tomb, Unearthed; Cardinal Art Polish cardinal's retirement ends controversial leadership
List of Papal Liturgical Events Published Father Malachi's 10 Year Timeline Being Fulfilled?
Pope asked to return Greek artifact Appeal Upheld For Australia Pastors
China: Christian Convicted of "Inciting Subversion' Iran: Authorities Arrest 8 Leaders of House Church
Cuba Court Drops Charges Against Pastor Politicians want all religious services in Norwegian
'My home is not haunted' A Mystical Elelment at Root of Iraq Crisis?
Visions of Jesus inspire Indian boy Links from chain that bound St. Paul given to primate
Man accused of disfiguring statue Muslims defend Christmas
Judge Orders X-mas Tree Removed, Creche Stays London council bans Christian prayers from centre
Life and Lifestyle
Ireland High Court Rules Against Gay 'Marriage' Holy See Won't Sign U.N. Convention on the Disabled
Pope: Sick must be helped to death with dignity Address on U.N. Convention on the Disabled
Breast Cancer Drop Tied to Hormone Therapy Fla. to Investigate 34-Minute Execution
Former Kansas AG May Continue Clinic Investigation Nativity Stolen by Abortion Clinic Worker Returned
India has killed ten million girls Prescribing Antipsychotic Medications to Infants
Bush: Mary Cheney to be a 'fine mom' N.J. Lawmakers Approve Civil Unions
Stem Cells Retrieved From Unfertilized Eggs What We Know About Embryonic Stem Cells
Cologne fills tax gap with levy on prostitutes 112 students in China get hepatitis A
FDA to assess antibiotic linked to woes Panelists Spar Over National, Mandatory ID Cards
Fathers Not Required For Human-Animals, Lesbians Teens From Germany, Iceland Ditch Virginity Early
Evangelist's Gay Escort Signs For Explicit Tell-all Teacher – and husband – in sex-with-students arrest
Court: Man not entitled to pal's kidney Antidepressants a Suicide Risk for Young Adults
College Women at Risk for Psychiatric Illness New Cancer Drug Could Save Thousands
Science and Technology
NASA tries to fix station's solar panel Race to the Moon for Nuclear Fuel
Satellite cleared at Va. spaceport Killer Asteroid: It's Coming Our Way
Scientists Grapple Over Sunspot Cycle Deadly asteroids ram into Earth once in 300,000 years
Gorby, Reagan: A Military Alliance Alien Attack Top Ten Junk Science Moments of 2006
Strange Effects: Solar Flare Blasts Earth Nintendo to Replace 3.2M Wii Straps
World's First Cloned Cat Has Kittens Thousands More Scientists Slam Bush Science Policies
Gore Urges Scientists to Be More Active Scientists surprised about comet's ingredients
Diabetes breakthrough Oceans May Rise More Than 4 Feet by 2100
Study: Fast Colonoscopies Often Miss Growths Ala. jury sides with Merck in Vioxx case
Space Station Glitch Possibly Caused by Solar Flare Infection may have killed Idaho ducks
Google gets into Web site registration Study says airlines should recycle
Invincible machines slap mankind in the face Popular Mechanics Lists The 10 Tech Concepts
Nineteen Eighty-Four Is Coming True Biometrics Celebrated For School Cafeteria
‘Virgin Birth’ Process Can Produce Stem Cells 'Nuclear Winter' Looms, Experts Say
Nibiru? Planet Beyond Pluto Discovered Nano-Cables Convert Light Into Electricity
Robot Support Vehicle Preparing for Battle Man With No Pulse Considered A Medical Breakthrough
Novelty News
Man Allegedly Tosses Iron Ore at Cars Nazi Gingerbread Men Moved to New Town
Man Uses Antlers in Road Rage Incident Escapee Charged With Stealing Handcuffs
'Silent Night': Carolers Told to Stop Nevada Workers Free Locked Up Bull Elk
Miffed Artist Finishes Urinal Road Show School Board Finds Name Hard to Swallow
Ousted Tenor Blames Low Blood Sugar The boss who fell asleep on a railway track
Student Accused Of Putting Semen In School Food Botox Shots may Relieve Constipation
Vegetarians are more intelligent, says study It Was a Joke; Get Over It!
Dog Killer May Dress as Pup to Reduce Jail Time Drink Up: Vodka.com Domain Sells for $3 Million
Christmas Goat Survives Arson Attack in Sweden Professionals by Day, Jell-O Wrestlers by Night
Ten Most Dangerous Toys Ever Deliver mail like it's 1999
Traffic ticket helps elderly man find car Robber caught in mesh of mistakes
TV chef puts roadkill on table Leopard kills baboon mother, adopts baby
Sports
Schefter: Lamar Hunt was ahead of his time NFL: Simpsons picks
Wild-card races looking truly wild Call Brees the MVP
NFL Insider: Flying first class with these Pro Bowl picks NFL fines Porter $10,000 for 'vulgar' remarks to Winslow
Pollack's career in jeopardy with neck surgery needed Lions' RB Jones faces long road back after surgery
Losman to remain Bills' starter into '07 Panthers QB Delhomme sits out practice
Now we know what Romo is about T.O. felt 'alone in this locker room'
Niners sweep Seahawks to delay clincher Opinion: Hard to take slumping Seahawks seriously
Bears DT Johnson has more gun trouble A tale of two 'Hawks teams: Chicago and Seattle
Teams jockey for Iverson Thorpe: What's wrong with Morrison?
Astros' Bagwell Retires After 15 Years Source: Wells, Blue Jays near $126 million deal
Crasnick: Checking in on the Zito market Rumor Central: Mulder still in Cardinals' plans?
Matsuzaka's the Toast of Beantown The BoSox's closer in '07 might have to be Papelbon
Celizic: Yankees still in need of pitching Henrik beats twin Joel, Rangers win again
Buckeyes' Conley can prove he's a star in his own right Michigan, your run at the national title is over
Civil War Takes a Break for Soccer Bode Miller Wins Super-Giant Slalom Race
Austrian Sweep Super-Combination Race Capitals' Part-Owner, Pilot Die in Crash
Report: Accuser gives birth 9 months later Joubert takes lead at Grand Prix Final
Tracking the fashion trends in sports talk Sjoland takes lead at South African Open
Entertainment
Mel Gibson's Apocalypto: Fear killed the Mayas What Has Mel Gibson Got Against the Church?
Anastasio Charged With Drugged Driving Amazing art from girl 'prodigy'
Christian video draws secular anger Ahmet Ertegun of Legendary Atlantic Records Dies at 83
Ray Charles a Grammy Contestant Even After Death Couch Potato Nation: 10 Hours a Day with TV
Americans Use 10 Hours of Media a Day Missing: Tens of Millions of Dollars in Art
Neil Young Protests War in Iraq Baghdad Teen Listens to Rap
Angelina Talks Love Scenes -- Kissing Brad's Friend Miss USA's 'Personal Issues' Scrutinized
Beattie to Pay Robbie's Smoking Fines Evans to Perform on 'Dancing' Tour
Berlin Festival to Honor Arthur Penn CBS Reviving Namesake Music Label
Group Not Satisfied With Rosie's Apology Paris Hilton and Britney Spears have lesbian sex

December 15, 2006
International
Bomb Blasts Kill 20 in Iraq; US Urges Reconciliation 8 Marines May Face Charges for Massacre in Iraq
Gunmen Kidnap Dozens in Baghdad 25 kidnap victims released in Baghdad
Rare Look Inside Insurgent Prison 4 Killed in Afghan Suicide Attack
2 Laotian-Americans Killed in Thailand Israel Warns India of al Qaeda Attack on Goa
Bush to Sign India Nuclear Deal Into Law on Monday Israeli Court Upholds Some Targeted Killings
Lebanon, Opposition Agree on Cabinet Hamas Seizes Gaza Border Crossing
Gaza: Another judge shot to death Gunbattle Prompts Gaza Crossing Shutdown
EU tells Israel to clarify Olmert's remarks Egypt Police Arrest Dozens After Protest
'Barrier will be done by end of 2008' Somalia's Islamists prepare for war with Ethiopia
Key China-US Economic Talks Begin in Beijing Australians Flee to Beach to Escape Bushfire
Ban Ki Moon Takes Over As U.N. Secretary General OPEC Eyes Possible Feb. Production Cut
Holocaust denial outrages Europe Ex-Spy Death May Be Linked To Nuclear Smuggling
Study: Ex-KGB Fill Russia's Elite Disturbing Echo Of Youth Group That Lauds Putin
EU Leaders Discuss Membership Requirements British Police Hunt 'Out of Control' Serial Killer
'Ripper' Murder Investigators Eye Atlantic City Cases Blair Questioned in Cash-for-Honors Case
No Murder: Di's Death Ruled Accident Dodi's Dad: I Don't Buy It
Global Economy in Slowdown: World Bank Business Week Concedes Globalism Is A Problem
U.S. National
S.D. Sen. Johnson in Critical Condition South Dakota Senator: Tragedy and Intrigue
FBI: Beware Revenge For Blind Sheikh On Deathbed McCain Calls for Up to 30,000 More Troops in Iraq
US Army Wants "Full Access" To Army National Guard Bush Meets Pentagon Leaders on Iraq
Bush: 'I'm Not Going to be Rushed' on Iraq Policy Bush Stalls, Dems Take on Foreign Policy
Bush Approval Rating Hits New Low Pelosi Announces Intelligence Plans
Mount Hood Rescuers 'Hit Brick Wall at 8,500 Feet' Time Running Out for Missing Oregon Climbers
Romney OKs Detention of Illegal Aliens Largest workplace raid ever: Feds nab 1,282 illegals
'Immigrant' honored for saving girl's life Miami Restaurant Bans Tancredo
Farewell to Pax Americana Lettuce Suspected in Taco Bell E. Coli Outbreak
Political Groups to Pay Campaign Fines Texas Frat Boys Indicted in Hazing Death
NJ teacher sickened after finding powder Wal-Mart Recalls 56,000 Stuffed Christmas Beagles
True Deficit: $35 trillion 'Flying while Muslim' hotline set up
Religion
Pope, Greek Orthodox to work toward full communion Pope's World Day of Peace Message
"Democracy is not God. Only God is God" Nuncio's murder in Burundi was planned from top
Papal Message for World Day of the Sick Judge: Labeling of Catholics "Hateful" is Constitutional
Pope: Christian cooperation against secularism Pope Appears to Back Syrian Role in Middle East
Pope sends envoy, $1.3 million to Nazareth Olmert and Pope Discuss Peace, Catholics in Israel
Iraq Insurgents Threaten Christian Women Pilgrims urge prayer for 'little town of Bethlehem'
Church Still Needs Generous Evangelizers, Says Pope 'Death' of spirituality in Ireland
Franciscan nun becomes pastor Church revives scandal facility
Statue Dedicated for Ailing Billy Graham 'Would Jesus Shop at Wal-Mart Ad' Stirs Controversy
Turkey: President Vetos Minority Foundations Law Billy Graham at Odds Over Burial Site
Can Franklin Graham Save America? Why you should pack heat at church
Cathedral puts out flames of Christmas ceremony Angola: Children Abused Over Witchcraft
Our Lady of Arabia Clowns joined Guadalupe parade
Chemists Serve Up Festive Test Of Biblical Proportions Christian Groups Spar Over Video Game
German Minister Wants Curbs on Religious Freedom Young Turks and Israelis are Most Religious
Demons are in Real World Exorcism at Javanese Mass
Why Christmas is December 25 Priest convicted in genocide
Life and Lifestyle
Pope Backs Palliative Care for the Terminally Ill Planned Parenthood closing centers
India Aborting 7,000 Girls Daily Dem Prez Candidates Target Pro-Lifers
Romney: 'Wrong in the Past' on Abortion "I Left My Dead Baby In The Toilet"
Pro-Abort Groups Fight Mich. Ban on Coerced Abortion Diocese Buys Lot Next Door to Abortion Center
Pope, Patriarch Pledge Joint Pro-Life Efforts Circumcision Cuts HIV Rates in Half
A Members-Only Club for Organ Donors Polygamist Jeffs Back in Court on Rape Charges
2-Dose Fla. Execution Sparks Criticism Kevorkian Looks Forward to Heading Home
Prison Rape Commission Meets in L.A. U.S. breast cancer rates fall
Commission Seeks School System Overhaul Vatican Praises Catholic Homeschoolers
Russian Teen Sues School Over Teaching of Evolution Court rules in favor of schoolgirl to sing “Awesome God”
Website aimed at 'tweens' promotes homosexuality Soy is making kids 'gay'
Cloning Nanotubes Creationists Told To End School Campaign
Science and Technology
Severe Space Storm Headed to Earth Spacewalkers Rewiring Space Station
Satellites at risk, U.S. says Calling Bruce Willis: Prize Offered To Tag An Asteroid
U.S. To Defend Space With Military Force 42-Meter Giant European Telescope To Probe Universe
Astronomers Plunder Cosmic Treasure Personal Data Hacked at Texas College
Botulism To Counter Bioterrorist Attacks? Thousands of ducks mysteriously dying in Idaho
This Year Will Be Britain's Warmest Since Records Began Villanova U. Tops 'Most-Wired College' List
Spammer Slammer Targets Politics 2006 sees record number of wildfires
Mammals may have flown before birds Michigan man 'amazed' by new right hand
Cyborg Man Discusses Future Of "Upgraded Humans" Building The Hi-Tech Human Body Of Tomorrow
Bush adds 8 nations to malaria fight Airport X-ray merits 2nd look
Gene found which can turn off pain IBM to Open Islands in Virtual World
'Top Quark,' A Basic Constituent Of Matter AI To Move Video Surveillance to New Level
Kenya: The Mysterious Menengai Crater First They Came For The Pets
4,000-Year-Old Seahenge To Rise Again Scientists Solve Riddle Of Mysterious Faces On Artifacts
Space Travel For The Holidays UFO ‘Secrets’ Could Land UK Hacker In Gitmo
Novelty News
U.S. Mint Moves to Ban Penny Melting Teacher in Crack Over Butt Art
World's Tallest Man Saves China Dolphins Man Pulls 7-Foot Python From Toilet
Wisconsin Hunter Bags Deer With 7 Legs Wash. Man Found Dead, Rats Eating Body
Alcohol Ban Eyed on N.Y. Commuter Rails Store Manager Assaulted With Potatoes
Hornet Sting Forces Malaysian Off Road Brandy the Chihuahua the Smallest Dog
Teacher Under Fire for Bottle Bathroom Dead Crows Scare Away Living Crows
Climate change putting seals in the mood for love Employee sues IBM over internet addiction
S Korea builds largest garbage-fuelled power plant It's US vs UK in online geography battle
Press eats words for immigrant murder story Firm combines wine bottle with glass
So, what's your sign? You crash here often? Court orders camera ban for peeping Tom
Man sues for $7 million over increased sex drive Twisted killer taunts victim's family in court
Bait cars help reel in thieves U.S. man finds love and death in Brazil
Sports
Kansas City Chiefs owner Hunt dead at 74 Clayton: Hunt always had common touch
Dr. Z finally gets the last word in his NFL picks T.O. blames 'snitch' for Dallas problems
Steeler great's family wins disability appeal vs. NFL Big Ten team-by-team
Banner Big Ten season could have been even better Notre Dame, Navy
Clarett transferred to close-security prison in Toledo Matsuzaka, Red Sox agree on 6-year, $52M deal
333-Game Winner Greg Maddux Joins Padres Jays offer Wells more than $120 million
Mariners to acquire 2B Vidro from Nats Thompson: Hunting down McGwire
Guitar video game injured Tigers' Zumaya? Williams' road back to the NBA begins in North Dakota
Still no deal for idle Iverson Stein: A.I. in L.A.?
76ers' skid hits nine Suns' winning streak reaches 12
Hollinger: Nash's career progression defies logic NBA Local: Bargnani struts his stuff
Hall of Fame jump-shot pioneer Arizin dies at 78 Roenick's days numbered after Gretzky benching?
Stars' top goal scorer Modano on injured reserve No player DNA found in body of accuser
Parents talk strategy with Arkansas AD Surgeon: Barbaro could be released soon
Sales of Barbaro models a donation to animal hospital Cyclist is indicted in steroids probe
Entertainment
When Elvis sang the Rosary! More Celebrities Reportedly Turn To Scientology
LA judge refuses to block "Alpha Dog" movie release Julia Roberts: A Spider's 'A Person' - How About Babies?
Julia Roberts Expects Her 40s to Be 'Spectacular' Duke calls Blitzer 'Jewish extremist'
'Babel' Scoops Up 7 Golden Globe Noms Angelina: I'm Not Pregnant -- Now
Chauffeur in Yoko Extortion Claims Sexual Harassment New Game Lets You Throw Books at O.J.
Richie Arrest Caught on Tape CNN's Dr. Gupta Also Making Calls at CBS
Reynolds to Host Radio Show Ga. Board: Harry Potter Books Can Stay
Composer Morricone to Get Honorary Oscar Showtime Tries to Make the Odd Resonate
Free Tunes Offered to Princeton Students Geffen's offer for The LOS ANGELES TIMES: $2 billion
REPORT: Miss USA Dethroned? Oliver Stone to Pay Fine for Castro Movie
Cops say Pauly Shore video fake 'Girls Gone Wild' producer sentenced

December 14, 2006
International
Bomb at Bus Stop Kills 11 in Baghdad Car Bombs Kill 15 in Baghdad, North Iraq
Saudis Warn U.S. They May Back Iraq's Sunnis Australia Pledges to Stay in Iraq Coalition
Iraq's Internally Displaced People in Need Food, Water Top Jordanian, Iraqi Officials Meet
More Than 800,000 Iraqis May Be in Syria Iran seizes on Olmert's atomic 'confession'
Iran: Israel 'will end like USSR' Russia to Deepen Nuclear Cooperation with Iran
Iranian president says Israel's days are numbered New Target for Islamists: Assyrian University Students
Afghan Warlord: GOP Loss a Win for Militants Bethlehem Faces Darkest Hour, Mayor Says
Duke: Gas Chambers Not Used to Kill Jews PM's emissaries in secret visit to Abbas
Syria blasts Israel over Golan reservoir U.S. Jewish groups might aid refugees
Palestinian gunmen execute Hamas commander Gunmen Kill Hamas-Linked Judge in Gaza
Annan Says Time Running Out in Mideast Ward Churchill Blasts U.S., Israel for 9/11
China to Add Shrine Visits in Memorial North Korea Might Disarm With Incentives
UN: N. Korea to Give Full Story of Japanese Abductees Vatican: World has been ineffective in helping Darfur
Manila Denies Terror Plot Postponed Asian Summits U.S. Custody Request Denied in Philippines
Ivory Coast Army Alleges Coup Plot Botswana Bushmen Win Court Case Over Land
Sex Worker Slayings: 'Jack the Ripper' Fear Grips Britain Fayed calls Diana accident report 'outrageous'
Litvinenko witnesses run for their lives Diana: The 18 Missing Witnesses In The Inquiry
U.S. National
Bush Declares Emergency For New York, Washington Leahy Promises 'Real' Oversight of FBI
Bush Decides Direction of Iraq Policy General says war on terror could take 100 years
Military Meets, Exceeds Recruiting Goals First Female Officer Killed in Iraq
Kerry to Meet Soldiers, Leaders in Iraq 66% Think U.S. Spies on Its Citizens
Clinton-Obama ticket stirs fear in GOP Sen. Clinton Hosts 'Evening' in Iowa
Sen. Dodd to Decide on Joining 2008 Race N.H. Voters Say Obama Must Visit More
Democrats shopped Foley story to papers Dems Keep Jefferson Off Ways and Means
House Intel. Committee Chair Short on Intelligence Missing Climbers Scaled Difficult Route
Phone-Tracking Tech to Aid Mount Hood Search NYC Faces Population Strain by 2030
Raids in 6 States Met With Anger, Cheers Mass. Troopers to Detain Illegal Aliens
Did truck driver plot terror attack? Love Triange Behind Blood Bath at Mass. Foxy Lady?
Student Commits Suicide at Pa. School E. coli outbreak widens in Minnesota
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Not Tied to Onions Study: U.S. Hospitals Ill-Prepared for Pandemic
Charge Rescinded in PlayStation Shooting Dollar Collapse would Result in 'Amero'
Shoppers Roar Back, Retail Sales Up United, Continental Reportedly in Talks
Home Depot Buys Retailer in China Enron's Skilling Ordered to Prison Immediately
Judge Gives California 6 Months to Fix Prisons Unorthodox Attorney Ellis Rubin Dies at 81
Religion
Pope Benedict Criticizes George Bush's War On Terror Vatican Denounces Iranian Conference on Holocaust
“Habemus Papam.” Twenty Months Later, a Portrait Benedict XVI, a Pope Armed with “Purity”
Christmas Tree Arrives at Vatican Holy See Says the Holocaust Is a "Warning"
4 Basilicas in Rome Designated "Papal" Benedict XVI Extols 2 Rights as Keys to Peace
Christian Video Game Stokes 'Culture War' Bethlehem welcomes church leaders' visit
Harvard Panel Replaces "Religion" With Transhumanism Clinton Hires Faith Guru To Help Win Over Evangelicals
Romania: Sudden Rush To Adopt Religion Law India: Catholic Bishops defend Muslim communities
California: Anglican bishop arrested in peace protest Missing Medjugorje pilgrim 'sighted'
Lost Tribe of Manassah Returns Home Did Paul Write of Afterlife Vision?
Christ B.C. Christmas Resource Christmas on campus
Overdoing the Christmas Decorations Church to replace Nativity scene with Israeli wall
Bizarre trend of branding youth witches turns fatal When did Wise Men show up?
Priest ministers in Hindu garb Timothy, Titus teach Christians to serve the Gospel
Life and Lifestyle
Vatican launches Christmas appeal for HIV/AIDS Police pursue smuggling ring in kidnapping of infant
Pope laments deaths from curable diseases Bishops Condemned for Defending Embryonic Humans
Pope: World Peace Doesn't Include Abortion, Euthanasia Episcopal Church's 1st defection over 'gay' bishop
Home-schoolers Update Vatican Pontiff Links Peace With Respect for Women
Regard for Natural and "Human" Ecology Urged Polish priests, pols mull stricter abortion laws
Ex-Church Camp Leader Faces Porn Charges British Hookers Told to Stay Off Streets
Philly Giving Free Condoms To Male Prisoners Students forced to urinate in bottle
Disgraced cloning scientist quietly returns to research Suspicious Baby Deaths 'Feed Stem-Cells Market'
Science and Technology
Europe: warmest in 500 years Bethlehem Star Once Unified Astronomy And Astrology
Astronauts Take Shelter From Violent Solar Storm Astronauts Prepare to Rewire Space Station
More Lives Be Saved With a Different Rollover Test? FDA May Expand Antidepressant Warning
Satellites boost weather forecast accuracy Why You Don't Need Vista Now
The Pernicious Price of Petroleum What Your Cell Phone's Made Of
Startup Makes Spammers Pay Computers 'could store entire life by 2026'
Outbreaks Reveal Food Safety Net's Holes Human-animal embryo hybrids in UK?
Green Revolution Sweeping US Construction Research Targets The Aging Process
Microsoft Unveils Public Robotics Software Ohio's Stonehenge
Technology Gives Police Instant ID Info ET Visitors: Scientists See High Likelihood
New Scan of 'Neanderthal' Jawbone White Yangtze Dolphin May Be Extinct
Tall Mountain Range Found on Titan Scientists Grapple Over Sunspot Cycle
Novelty News
Teacher Suspended for Painting With His Privates Tech Fired for Killing Camel at Airport
Seattle Office Routine: Coffee, Email, Suicides Mumbai Dogs Get Home-Delivered Meals
Thrift Store Worker Finds Nearly $7K Florida Cops in Drag to Catch Traffic Violators
Here's Your $100 Million Bonus Cops: Girl Tossed Baby Out of Apartment Window
Good news: Men live longer on four beers a day Claim: soy is feminizing
Sports
Chiefs founder Hunt fighting for life What to Watch: Three days of NFL action
Commish sends message to Bengals Goodell Says He's Trying to Help Bengals
Back sidelines McGrady indefinitely Steelers' Porter: I only meant to offend Winslow
Saints’ Payton thriving Lions put RB Jones on IR
Dolphins reportedly bought tapes of Brady's signal-calling Dolphins reportedly bought tapes of Brady's signal-calling
Ex-Niner Jones still has football fantasies Whine of the Week: A.I., make up your mind
Artest sympathizes with A.I.'s situation Lakers fend off near-historic comeback
Odom may be out more than a month Miller: Lefty's petty thinking likely to pay off for Astros
Boston-Matsuzaka deal unlikely to happen Report: Red Sox offer Matsuzaka $8M per year
Astros trade 3 for Jennings Bagwell expected to retire this week
Cardinals: Not well-armed All-America team ruled by Ohio St., Michigan
Complete list of AP All-America team Weis looks at options to replace Quinn
Sobel: Tiger's season can't be measured in numbers Fazekas Scores 2,000 Points for Nevada
Tiger signs new deal with Nike E. German doping 'victims' get settlement
Justice Dept. to look at Duke lacrosse? Barbaro to get special shoe for right hind foot
Entertainment
Apocolypto Acurately Depicts Aztec Human Sacrifices Apocolypto's Connection to "Guadalupe"
Actor Peter Boyle Dead at 71 Amahl and the Night Visitors
Rocky Balboa and Jesus Aretha Franklin Life Story to Tour U.S.
DiCaprio Wants Environmental Answers It's a Girl for Stella McCartney
Austria-Born Jazz Great Oscar Klein Dies Barker Pledges Money for L.A. Elephant
4 Films Get Seven Nods for BFCA Awards George Clooney Campaigns in Egypt, China
Amy Poehler Pens, Voices Animated Series Mozart Catalog Is Now Available Online
Kitty Kelley Writing OPRAH Tell-All! Man sues over BORAT bathroom scene
Abolish the CIA, Says Alec Baldwin CBS turns 'Joy to the World' into lewd song

December 13, 2006
International
Iraq Suicide Bomber Kills 63, Hurts 200 Baghdad robbers grab $1m in cash
Pakistan Accused of Supporting Taliban Iran Will Have Nuclear Weapons by 2008
Russia Asks Iran to Pay on Nuclear Plant U.N. Sanctions on Iran Possible by End of Year
Report: Taliban regrouping in Pakistan Holocaust Deniers' Meeting Spurs Outrage
Protests Erupt Over Boys' Deaths in Gaza Israel nuke comment sparks controversy
Murder adds to sense that Gaza on verge of civil war Olmert: No signs of coming war
Hamas Offers Israel 10 Years Of Peace, At A Price Syrian guerillas 'to launch resistance within months'
Gulf summit opens with warning of regional explosion EU partially freezes Turkey talks
Beijing residents stay indoors as pollution worsens China Tightening Control of Online Games
Exhibition Focuses on a Russian Renaissance FOI Act Forces British Gov't To Give Up Darkest Secrets
Hunt Widens for Modern-Day 'Jack the Ripper' Spain Arrests 11 Suspected Militants
NSA denies bugging Diana's phone Mariam Convicted of Genocide in Ethiopia
Trade bill for Haiti hailed Mexico Cracking Down in Drug Stronghold
Ivory Coast Army Foils Coup Plot Mexico Hopes Soda Tax Will Supplant Lost Oil Revenue
U.S. National
New Year's Resolution: Deliver Iraq Plan 'War and peace' concerns president, not Dems
Bush to Announce Iraq Plan in January The Bubble Boy in the Oval Office?
Search Continues for Missing Climbers Deadly Gamble on Mt. Hood Now Risks Rescuers
Senate Fails to Pass Eminent Domain Reform 'Culture of Corruption' Faces 110th Congress
Official: Ex-Reagan Aide Investigated Tom DeLay: 'Hillary Will Be the Next President'
Tony Snow Challenges Senator to ‘Duel’ David Stockman Probed for Fraud
ID thieves targeted in immigration raids Rep. Wants Probe of Duke Rape DA
Tancredo headed to 'Third World Miami' Clinton spokesman on Bill's legacy: 'Stain'
'We Love You, Cop Killer' Jurors Cite Racial Bias in Cape Slaying
Missing S.C. Couple Found Dead in Wrecked Car Ca. Lab Worker Guilty in Acid Vat Murder
Student Fatally Shoots Self at School 3 Dead in Mass. Strip Club Shooting
Guilty Verdict in Arrow Slaying Trial Teen gets 90 years for brutal attack on boy
Mom Convicted: Car Rolled Into Lake With Kids UCLA Probes Computer Security Breach
NY Official to Repay State for Driver The 40-State Pig Problem
Merry Christmas from the Fed: Rev Up the Credit Cards Ohio Lawmakers Override Gun Veto
Calif. Prisons Could Release Inmates Early U.S. dollar facing imminent collapse?
Religion
Evil-Minded Parishioners Making Life Hell For Clergy Exhibition Focuses on a Russian Renaissance
Ok to talk about birth of Jesus at Christmas Dissident Catholics More Worrying than Atheists
Papal peace message stresses human rights Ratzinger’s “Introduction to Christianity” in Russian
Lawsuit against statue of Pope John Paul II Cardinal Rivera: Papal visit to Mexico?
Bishops ask for calm and respect from Chileans Pope: Return the Church tor proper place in society
Vatican says world must never forget Holocaust St. Juan Diego a saint for all people, all times
Christmas trees are going back up at Seattle Airport Airlines post own Christmas trees in Seattl
Christian military officers a threat to national security Mexicans gather to honor Virgin of Guadalupe
Gun alert at Bible scandal school in Australia Catholic Church in Oregon settles abuse claims
Kidnappers release two Chaldean priests in Iraq Germans see cross signals on prayer with Muslims
Sicilian cardinal was public opponent of Mafia Catholic author draws inspiration from yoga
The incredible Guadalupe eyes Signs of the Times in the Eyes, Ears of Beholder
Mysterious origin of name 'Guadalupe' Santa banned from church service
Likeness of Virgin found in wood The saint for all people
Close-up: a Milingo priest Bishop: Canada sinking into 'chaos'
St. Paul's tomb: what's inside? Now a white buffalo in Pennsylvania
Pastoral Care of Gypsies Being Discussed Chinese House Church Closed
Kenya: Christians Fast Over Threat to Radio Station Mission Aviation Fellowship Evacuates Chad, Sudan
‘Miracle’ In Managua Israel: Similarities Between Ezekiel's Prophecies, Today
Walmart To Remove "Convert Or Die" Game? Why Is Scientology Celebrating Christmas?
Exorcism: Psychiatry Meets Faith Jeffrey Dahmer an evangelist-wannabe?
Life and Lifestyle
Second major evangelical quits over homosexual scandal Pope: Human rights are at the heart of peace
Doctors turn to aborted child to save California boy Ukraine Killing Newborns To Harvest Stem Cells
Diocese to set up new project across from abortion clinic Catholics Who Regularly Attend Mass Oppose Abortion
Treaty Making Sexual Orientation a Human Right UK Proposals Approve Human/Animal Embryo Hybrids
Nurse accused of handing out fatal abortion drug Catholic schools defend teaching Catholic morals
Why Would Gays Want Children? Gay Divorce to Challenge Rhode Island's Marriage Law
Italy's Left fumes at Vatican stance on gay marriages Vatican: Some in Italy want to eradicate families
MADD's `Exorbitant Costs' Anger Charity's Volunteers Judge copied ACLU in anti-design ruling
The CFR and the Social Gospel Lingerie 'Cabaret' steams up campus
Students keep free speech – even in school talent show Online date strategy: Are you hot enough?
Nigeria cracking down on homosexuals DNA 'should be taken from babies'
New York plans sex-offender polygraphs Is childhood dying in UK?
British embryo laws face overhaul Mom Gets Probation Over Teen Booze Party
Science and Technology
Shuttle Astronauts Performing Tricky Spacewalk Rocket Launch Delayed by Software Glitch
Malaysia's MEASAT Launches 3rd Satellite Researchers predict major quake
Mysterious object brightens sky Deadly Drive for Medical Perfection
Regional Nuclear War Could Spark Climate Change Scientist Plan To Revive 'Killer' Alien Life Frozen On Mars
The Dialectic Game X-Ray Pulsar Navigation: The Deep Space Solution?
Creating New Life Forms by Rearranging DNA Nanotechnology Report Creates Urgency
Skipping Into Ubiquitous Auto-Surveillance Add DNA Samples From Babies To Database?
Brain Tumors May be Infectious Recoilless Technology Provides Killer App For UAVs
CO2 Could Extend Life of Space Junk Nazca: Outlines Of A Mystery
Arctic May Lose All Ice By Summer 2040 From The Ashes Comes Baby Nessie Fossil
Personalized Weather Forecasts Archaeology Dig 2007: Hazor, Israel
1849 Shipwreck Found in Lake Ontario Portable, Magnetic DNA Detector
Implantable RFID Microchip Potential Life-Saving Device ATMs: 'Automatic Tithe Machines'
Stone Age World Beneath the Baltic Sea Mideast May Save Dead Sea With Red Sea
Report Defends Experiments on Monkeys Experts Puzzle Over Halt of Bird Flu
Novelty News
Government Appeals Currency Redesign World's oldest woman dies
Gingerbread houses called victim of 'global warming' Border Patrol finds live gator in luggage
Mom charged with stabbing son over popcorn Santa banned from British carol event
No smoking, but killing teachers is fine Pit Bull Puppy Gnaws Off Baby's Toes
N.J. Firefighters Battle Blaze Next Door 'Big Papa' Accused of Giving Stolen Gift
Indiana Police Clock Teen at 142 Mph Judge Dismisses Misdemeanor Meow Case
N.J. Cops Find Beheaded Chickens, Birds 18 Llamas to Appear in Rose Parade
Man Calls 911 to Report Stolen Drugs Man Impersonates Cop to Go Bowling
Cocaine Bags Wash Up On Fla. Beaches Pole Dancing Lessons for At Risk Obese Kids
Cow-Tipping Is So Yesterday NYC Eatery Has Radioactive Reputation
Boston Mayor Seeks to Sell City Hall Scientist Examines City Squirrels' Lives
Sports
L.T. Not The MVP? Whispers: QB Ramsey on Jets' chopping block
Considering Vince for the Pro Bowl Everson Walls to give former teammate kidney
Cowboys' new stadium will keep hole in roof NFL Offering Free Week of Its Network
Chiefs Founder Hunt Fighting for Life Report: Iverson balks at possible trade to Bobcats
Dodd: Ranking the bowls from good, bad and very ugly Airport Security Nixes Heisman Trophy
Gagne Reaches Agreement With Rangers Pettitte's replacement? Astros swing trade for Jennings
Neyer: Meche not worth what the Royals paid Posluszny, Jarrett Repeat on AP Team
Big Ten standouts flood AP All-America team Knicks owner: Isiah has season to show progress
The Search For A True Champion Despite brawl, Miami, FIU decide to play next year
Gainey's Family Thanks Rescuers Blues replace Kitchen with Murray
NHL Power Rankings: Blues clues pointed toward this Bruins Rookie Has Cancer-Related Surgery
Texas Bill: Let Blind Hunters Use Lasers Tiger wins POY for eighth time
A Year Defined by Every Club in the Bag Hornish Won't Replace Johnson in Paris
Entertainment
Romanian Churches Learning to Use Media Tools 'Nativity' movie weathers critics
Carter to Leno: Treatment of Palestinians 'horrible' Paid to Party: The Celebrity D-List
Jolie: I Didn't Aim to Steal Brad Angelina Jolie: No Plans to Marry Brad Pitt
South Carolina Man Sues Over `Borat' Rosie O’Donnell on Insult Watch
Lohan Tells Mag: I'm Not Drinking DiCaprio vs. DiCaprio at Critics Choice Awards
Evel Knievel Sues Kanye West Over Video Gandolfini to Rule Over 2007 Mardi Gras
Reality Show Pays Suspects to Air Faces Jada Pinkett Smith Donates $1 Million to High School
Clay Aiken Reads, Sings to Pa. Kids Nielsen Top-20 Ratings for Dec. 4-10
Carrie Underwood Heading to Persian Gulf Christmas Comes Early on 'Studio 60'
Green Lantern Creator Nodell Dies at 91 Star of 'Dreamgirls' Labeled as Anti-Gay
'Your Hit Parade' Singer Georgia Gibbs Dies at 87 McCartney pays $7,000/hour for marriage to Heather

December 12, 2006
International
Talks under way to replace Iraq PM Report: Iraq fails to spend billions in oil revenues
Iraq President Lashes Out at Study Group Iran? Syria? U.S. already talking to al-Qaida allies
Iran opens Holocaust conference David Duke Keynotes Iran Holocaust Conference
Iran Holocaust Conference Draws Ire Pakistanis Arrest 90 Afghans at Border
Pakistani Peace Deal Creates 'Taleban Mini-states' Arab States Announce Joint Efforts for 'Peaceful' Nukes
Students try to disrupt Iran president's speech Threat of Palestinian Civil War Looms
Olmert: Israel Has Nuclear Weapons Children's Blood Spilled and Gaza Explodes
Beirut rally: Death to Israel, US Germany to renew Mideast peace efforts -Merkel
Merkel, Mubarak underline commitment to stabilization Haniyeh: This generation will liberate Palestine
Haniyeh vows to never recognize Israel Israel Agrees to Reopen Mt. Zion Talks with Vatican
UN Says Israel Blocks Fact-Finding Mission to Gaza UNHCR Says $1 Billion Needed for Refugees
France deploys UAVs to stop IAF flights Syrian guerrillas 'to launch resistance within months'
Syria gearing up for confrontation? Syria moves missiles closer to Israel
China: N. Korea Nuclear Talks to Resume New typhoon slams Philippines
German Police Confirm Polonium Traces Germany Focus in Spy Poison Case
The Resurgent Russian Bear Chileans celebrate death of reviled dictator
Clashes follow death of Pinochet British Paper: Was Student Murdered By LaRouche Cult?
From Londonistan to Londongrad? Intrigue: US Was Bugging Diana's Phone
Worst drought on record hits Australia's harvest New Ecuador Leader Nixes U.S. Trade Pact
Annan criticizes U.S. in farewell speech Oil producers shun dollar
U.S. National
Bush Seeks Advice on New Course in Iraq Bush Getting an Earful on Iraq -- Is He Listening?
Democrats Slow to Endorse Iraq Study Report Iraq Study Suggests U.S. Military Is War-Weary
Dubai Ports to Sell U.S Operations to AIG Christmas terror strike 'highly likely'
Islam to rule America? Imams Seeking Settlement With Arline
Cato Institute: Data Mining Doesn't Catch Terrorists Hamas confirms meeting with group of Democrat
Three Climbers Missing on Oregon Mountain South Carolina Couple Vanishes En Route to NYC
14 Hospitalized in Iowa Linked to 'Taco Hell' E. Coli Incoming House intel chief botches easy quiz
Suit By Iraqis, Afghans: Rumsfeld Ordered Torture Federal Judge Reluctant To Give Rumsfeld Immunity
'Saint Sam' Brownback finds votes in the God gap Presidential Candidate Stays in the Pen
Obama sparks early frenzy in New Hampshire Kucinich to Run for President Again
Tom DeLay Forms Online Network Sen. Clinton Delays Decision on 2008 Bid
Candidates Seem to Be Emulating Reagan Foley Scandal Blame Game, The Larger Issue
DuPont Cutting 1,500 Jobs in Competitive Manuever Outbreak Prompts Royal Caribbean Ship Scrubbing
Chicago Mayor Daley running for 6th term U.S. dollar facing imminent collapse?
Religion
Caritas Archdiocese of Manila: Help Typhoon Victims Pope Benedict expresses continued concern Middle East
Benedict: Tell Muslims full truth about Jesus Pope denounces 'false secularism'
Advent invites man to build the ‘house of God’ Milingo ‘ordains’ two married men, confirms links 'Messiah'
Excommunicated archbishop defies Vatican Settlement Set in Ore. Priest Abuse Case
Parishes should be a beacon of faith Massive Marian celebrations take place in Latin America
Pope prays that mankind might give their "yes" like Mary Knights commit another $1M to national shrine
Cardinal commends Muslims for Christmas wishes Plurality in Islam: Muslims have debated Quran, laws
Seattle airport dismantles, ousts Christmas trees Airport's trees stoking 'war on Christmas'
Poll: 95% not offended by 'Merry Christmas' greeting Catholic teenager injured in N Ireland assault
Newsweek asks: How white was Jesus Christ? Advent: Prepare in a Joyful Way
Mystery of parish priest continues Image of Guadalupe: spreading fast
Analyzing Benedict's mosque prayer Gog and Magog?
Italian left fumes at Vatican Christians sentenced for blasphemy
Sri Lankan Christians fear militant Buddhism This Pagan is real witch
Imagine Albania Indonesia: Parents Forgive Killers
Blair: British Airways’ policy a no-win situation Forgotten At Christmas
Gospel for Asia Missionary Beaten in Home Nationwide Push on Public Nativity Scenes
Life and Lifestyle
Spirit of Christmas, prosaic concerns motivate giving Western culture: Is it death by fertility rate?
Fatherless babies in fertility revolution 4-year-old accused of improperly touching teacher
Of fertility rates and Muslims Pornography Plague
Parents, Doctors: Wait Out Ear Infections Romney's record on homosexuals questioned
'Inkjet' Printer Helps Organize Stem Cells New York City: Tough to Enforce Trans Fat Ban
Catholics and Evangelicals Say Marriage Battle Not Over Lawsuit Over Ban on Pro-Life Groups?
Science and Technology
U.S. Gov't Publishes 'Skeptics Guide' To Global Warming 'All will be microchipped within a generation'
Is there Jewish DNA? Scientists marvel at deep-sea life
Windows Vista Wont Improve Computer Security WMU To Study Enhancing Human Species
Biotech Revolution Promises To Alter Human Nature Ray Kurzweil Sees The Singularity In Sight
Army Initiates Electronic Warfare Capability The Role of Brain Research in National Defense
VeriChip Corp Signs 3-year Contract With iChip 666 Is Coming: One Generation Is All 'They' Need
GPS Technology Tracks More Employees Cancer Scientist Paid By Genetic Crop Firm
EPA Shortens Science Reviews, Angering Some Snippy: Struggle For UFO Mare's Remains Turns Legal
Extradition Appeal Due In Weeks For UFO Hacker Mars Attack: Novel Sees Parallel In Mayan Culture
Subatomic Inferno Under the Alps U.S. Uneasy About Biotech Food
Scientists Explore the Frightening World of Psychopaths Expelling God From The Academy
Eat Low-Fat, Gain More Weight? Mideast May Save Dead Sea With Red Sea
Dutch Pull Plug on Analog Television Internet Criminals Vow 'Cyberwar' in 2007
Novelty News
Talking doll: foul language? Jesus stolen from Nativity scene
Cardboard Jesus goes mall-hopping Mom Says Talking Doll Called Daughter 'a Slut'
Ho, Ho, Horror! Santa Scares Kids School Shuns Tech, Teaches Fountain Pen
'Are You ... Donald Rumsfeld?' Ultra-Orthodox may establish airline after EL AL row
Armed Boy Robs Store of Candy Chinese Officials Defend Dog Crackdown
Man found trapped under debris in NY home Knight Jousted From Yearbook
Peek-a-Blair Drunk father ciircumcises sons using shears
Sports
L.T. breaks TD record as Chargers win seventh straight One Thing Unites in Divided Iraq -- Soccer
Brees throws 5 TDs as Saints dump Cowboys Trash Talk: How long until T.O. snaps?
Pasquarelli: Carr running out of time in Houston? Lions' Jones could be out for season
Injured Achilles' could end Stokley's season Falcons face major potential crisis at tailback
NBA will return to leather ball Jan. 1 Opinion: NBA’s future safe in hands of ‘Man-Child’
Pacers suspend Jackson for Monday’s game Deveney: Sixers too late in dealing Iverson
Cheeks Focuses on 76ers, Not Iverson Olney: Royals try to buy credibility with Meche
Sources: Lofton close to joining Rangers' outfield Payton signs 2-year deal with Orioles
Mariners, Batista on verge of completing three-year deal Air Force, Notre Dame Enter Top 25 Poll
Arizona St. Introduces Erickson As Coach Erickson joins ASU, aims to elevate program
Gator gets well: Brewer cleared to play on Sunday Bruins' Kessel sidelined by unnamed illness
Tulane to Hire Toledo As Football Coach Smith Returns to Familiar Ground in Mo.
Gainey Daughter Still Missing at Sea Pardew Victim of Soccer League Pressures
Entertainment
Is Gibson Trying To Tell Us Something About 2012? Prince to Entertain at Super Bowl
Fulton Sheen Radio is now live on the Internet Clint's Crusade
Hanks Cruises to #1 Chuck Norris pounds ACLU over Christmas
Bushes Join 'Dr. Phil' at Christmas Show Cosby's Punchlines Aim At Black Youngsters
MGM To Release Slasher Movie On Christmas Day Outrage at satanic lyrics on BBC
Asian Leaders Angered by Rosie O'Donnell Hillary re-releases 'It Takes a Village'
Welcome To Club DUI, Nicole Richie to Perform at Nobel Peace Concert
Sienna Miller Says She Didn't Seek Fame Tenor Walks Off Stage at La Scala
Clooney Says He's Too Old to Have Game NY Critics Pick 'United 93' As Best Film
Winslet Slams 'Ultra-Thin' Glamorization Fans Descend on Tori Spelling Yard Sale
Gore Chases Oscar Nod, Possible 2008 Bid Abolish the CIA, Says Alec Baldwin
Star of 'Dreamgirls' Labeled as Anti-Gay Newspapers Battle Online News Web Sites

December 11, 2006
International
Sectarian Violence Claims More Lives in Baghdad Iraqi Kurdish PM Discusses ISG Report, Iraqi Oil Law
Pontiff Makes Special Appeal for Lebanon USA may benefit from political turmoil in Lebanon
Iraq President: U.S. Ideas 'an Insult' Mass Protest Again Floods Downtown Beirut
Ex-Spy's Widow Blames Russian Officials Ex-Chilean Dictator Pinochet Dies
Bangladesh Deploys Army to Bring Order Ahead of Polls France deploys drones to stop Israeli
Officials: Traces Predate Spy Poisoning Gulf States: Maybe We'll Go Nuclear, Too
Saudi King: Arab world waiting to explode Taliban Gunmen Kill 5 Family Members
Car Bomb Kills 5 Outside Shiite Shrine Two Marines Killed In Anbar Firefights
Police: Saddam's Nephew Escaped From Prison Al-Zarqawi Feared Shiites More Than U.S. Troops
Kurds see nightmare in Baker Iraq recommendations Saudi citizens reportedly funding Sunni insurgents
Saudi chief: Israeli nukes provoking arms race Iran Expands Uranium Enrichment Program
Iran Prez: Nuclear Program Moving Forward Ahmadinejad Headed for First Major Defeat?
Iran's president says Holocaust now up for debate Experts: Iran Can Help End Iraq Crisis
Palestinian PM Calls for Jihad During Visit to Iran Israel warns UNIFIL of al-Qaida attack
PLO panel calls for early elections Baker report: Israel must withdraw from Golan
Nasrallah: We’ll continue protest until demands met New US bill meant to twist Hamas's arm
Taiwan Rival Parties Split Mayoral Wins Group: China Has Most Jailed Journalists
Congress Approves US-India Nuclear Deal Fiji Coup Chief Runs Ads to Fill Cabinet
Chad Rebels, Army Clash Annan: U.N. Failing to Protect Darfur
Brazil charges 2 American pilots in Amazon crash EU Seeks Navigation System Comment
Moscow Hospital Fire Kills 45 Russian spies sent 'to seize cash from Yukos exiles'
Arson Suspected in Fatal Moscow Fire Spy Case: Radiation Linked To Germany
German police search for polonium in Hamburg flat Polonium Found in Homes Linked to Ex-Spy
Murder-spy hotel staff poisoned by dishwasher Reagan, Thatcher and Pope Saved the West
U.S. National
Feds: Muslim Convert Planned to Blow Up Illinois Mall '08 Hopeful Sen. Brownback Spends Night in Jail
Study Authors Defend Iraq Strategy Plan Bush Examining Options on Iraq Policy
James Baker: We'll Win Politically in Iraq California Husband, Father Walked 16 Miles for Family
Rumsfeld Bids Farewell to Troops in Iraq Cops: Baby Grabbed over Human Smuggling Debt
Parents: Smugglers Didn't Take Baby Aides Hope It's 'Don't Tell Mama I'm for Obama'
Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Presidency Ambassadors to Honor Female WWII Spy
Bill: Murderer's Remains Out Of Arlington William Jefferson Retains La. House Seat
Pentagon Plan at Odds with Iraq Study Group's NOVAK: Khalilzad leading prospect to replace Bolton
Rumsfeld Emotional During Farewell Speech Rumsfeld: Dismiss Alleged Torture Case
Bush: Iraq Study Group Agrees With Me Bush still calls shots on war, for now
New Mexico Governor Decries Border Fence Bush Pans Criticism of Iraq War Handling
Presidential Hopefuls Prod Bush on Iraq Were they planning American 'Hiroshima'?
4 dead in Chicago skyscraper shooting Republican poll leaders would defeat Hillary
Shooter Felt Cheated Out of 'Toilet Truck' Invention 2 Dead, 18 Hurt in SoCal Apartment Fire
Wet Concrete Collapses in Va.; 17 Hurt GOP Leaves Congress to Dems After Flurry of Bills
GOP Pushes Tax Bill Through Congress McKinney introduces bill to impeach Bush
Democratic Governors to Use New Power Giuliani Chose Politics Over Iraq Group
Obama Making First Stop in New Hampshire Illegals generated $18 billion for Texas
House Votes To Normalize Vietnam Trade 'Peace Mom' Cindy Sheehan on trial
New Orleans to raze public housing 2nd oldest man in world dies at age 113
Amid E.Coli, Is Fast Food Safe? Kim Took Road Opened By Vandals
Page Got Foley Penis Size IM No Prosecution Likely for Foley
Cities Face Life Without 16 Ford Plants Consumers Less Cheery As Holidays Near
LAPD Veteran Taped Assaulting Teen Michigan to Allow Veiled Women On Busses
Religion
Pope: Religious displays should be in public places Cambodia Marks 450 Years of Church's Presence
Benedict XVI Consecrates His First Roman Parish Pope Explains Meaning of Sacred Buildings
All Are Called to Build the Church, Exhorts Pope A Museum for Monasticism
Renegade Milingo thanks Moon Religion in the office place
Sixth Rosary mystery asks for Christ's return Huge Rosary planned
Muslim blog: the Virgin Mary isn't just for Christians Challenge of Witnessing the Faith in Indian Cultures
Pope's Homage to the Immaculate Conception The Immaculate Mary shows the Church its vocation
Vatican supports excommunication of Call to Action Milingo challenging Vatican
Pope prays that mankind might give their "yes" like Mary Pope visit seen as aid to Turkey tourism
K of C campaign to ‘Keep Christ in Christmas' Married former priests warn against Milingo's group
Man files lawsuit over polling station at Catholic church Irish bishops attack schools proposals
Vatican officials gauge ongoing value of Turkey visit Canada's PM has No Plan to Protect Religious Freedom
Mary not just for Catholics anymore Denver Archbishop: Religion Essential to Democracy
Ban on Christian Unions Shows Fear of Debate Florida Couple Rescues Broken Rosaries
Bishop vs. 'Call to Action' How the 'Immaculate Conception' dogma came to be
Bishops' approval rating rises An inter-religious milestone
Pope places society in Mary's hands God-orchestrated events
A charism for vocations! Face of Jesus?
Vandals deface statue of Jesus Challenge of Witnessing the Faith in Indian Cultures
Call for repeal of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws British Christian Aid Worker Stoned To Death in India
Somalia Town Threatens to Behead Non-Muslims Forgotten At Christmas
Gospel for Asia Missionary Beaten in Home Christmas cards losing their religious message
Outrage against non-Christmas cards growing 'Restoration' begins after Haggard's fall
Funding Mel's Church Punk Pastor: Jim, Tammy Faye's Son Preaches in Bar
Life and Lifestyle
Italian attempt at normalizing gay couples protested Gay Man Uses Pulpit to Fight for Acceptance
Portugal Plans Abortion Referendum Pornography Plague
Paris to Ban Non-Biodegradale Plastic Bags Next Year Human Rights Day Focuses On Poverty Eradication
The Battle for Marriage Will Continue Catholics and Evangelicals Say Marriage Battle Not Over
Physicians ask for Vaccines Not from Aborted Babies “Married” Same-Sex Couple Leave Church
Time to abolish the slave trade S Africa the fifth country to legalise same-sex marriage
Hopegivers Haiti Medical Team Sees Blessings in Action Pelosi may snuff out Capitol smoking spot
Must have Muslim Attire to Swim at Public Pool Abortion doctor's killer offered deal if he skips trial
Don't let sleeping babies lie – in car seats Booze Taking A Heavy Toll On Finland
Top Cop Wrote Gushing Letter To Polygamist Drugmaker makes chewable contraceptive
Science and Technology
Discovery Crew Checks For Launch Damage Shuttle Bound for Space Station
What happens when you drink Coke Dead Sea dying
The Good And The Bad Of Wikipedia As World Warms, Africa's Waters Going Dry
Weather Again Threatens Shuttle Launch What's Trendy in American Design?
Planetary Triple Play on Deck Sunday Edison light bulbs expected to fetch $600,000
Paralyzed 3-year-old learns to walk again Restricting Calories Boosts the Immune System
Warmed-up oceans reduce key food link Data Format Approved As Int'l Standard
Study Says Bees Can Find Explosives Arianespace Rocket Launches 2 Satellites
High-Tech Firms to Push Data-Privacy Law Nintendo Probes Wii Strap Problem
Surfing For Surgery Gov't Publishes 'Skeptics Guide' To Global Warming
Vast African lake levels dropping fast Concern over lack of snow in Europe
Novelty News
Cow 'emissions' more damaging to planet than cars Penis of Indian Mutilated by Mob Reattached
Protests Spread Over Victoria's Secret G-Strings British Lawyer, Wife Allegedly Cheat Arab Prince
Sex Worker Stabs Client in Condom Fight 4-year-old's hug called 'sexual harassment'
Judge charged with DUI – 2nd judge seen ditching beer Scorned wife advertises hubby's infidelity on billboard
Girl, 4, Mauled by Cougar at Birthday Party Letters to Santa Flood Alaskan Town
Cold Campout on Roof for NJ Principal Colorado Man Gets Stuck in His Chimney
Woman Allegedly Steals to Impress Beau 'Opossum' Family Gets Artificial Tree
Overloaded Pants End Shoplifter's Escape Ariz. Waitresses Dress As Naughty Nurses
Making a 'Murderabilia' Killing Nativity Jesus Replaced With Beer Can
Garbage men not allowed to wear Santa hats Georgia Erases 519 Communities From Map
Sports
Speculation over: Smith takes home Heisman Trophy In Divided Iraq, Soccer Fans Have Common Goal
NASCAR Champ Breaks Wrist Riding in Golf Cart Hockey Great's Kin Swept Off Ship
Dungy's quest is for a Super Bowl ring Bengals' Deltha O'Neal charged with DWI
Elam says he'll play; Wilson not so sure Bears make plans without DT Harris
Troy Smith a Heavy Heisman Favorite Smith pleased with Knight chasing record
NBA superstar Iverson on trading block: Snider The Allen Iverson Era Is All but Over
Stars Line Up to Make Pleas for Iverson Nets closer to debated Brooklyn move
Mariners' best hope might be cleaning out front office Inge, Tigers agree to $24M, 4-year deal
A's finalize 1-year deal with Piazza Schmidt, Gonzalez join Dodgers
Pettitte Returns to Yankees in $16M Deal Rodriguez Spurns Tide; Hunt Starts Anew
Weightlifter Disqualified at Asian Games Romero, Cabrera Lead at World Cup
Argentina leads World Cup; U.S. gaining Williams sisters, dad accused of perjury
Safin leads Russia to Davis Cup victory Sharapova to play in Pan Pacific Open
Program prepares Army's best boxers Harrison pulls out of WBO defense
ESPN, ABC to televise Euro Championship Bob Bradley takes over U.S. soccer team
Rogge appeals release of kidnap victims China to relax rules on foreign media
Entertainment
Author Clark assists with Catholic short-story contest Gibson gives $8 million more to private church