DETROIT - A lawyer for Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick asked a judge Friday to freeze next week's hearing that could remove him from office, accusing Gov. Jennifer Granholm of being too biased to preside over the case.
Let's say everyone in the country woke up one day and decided to take their money out of the bank and bury it in the yard. Does the nation's banking system have enough cash to convert everyone's virtual money into bills and coins?
BOISE, Idaho - In the end, killer pedophile Joseph Edward Duncan III couldn't - or wouldn't - offer a reason why he should live.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is proposing that workplace hazard standards be subject to more public and expert scrutiny before being adopted. Critics say the proposals could make it harder to limit worker exposure to carcinogens and other toxic materials.
WASHINGTON - More than a quarter of the U.S. intelligence agencies' employees are outside contractors, hired to fill in gaps in the military and civilian work force, according to a survey of the 16 intelligence agencies.
DEAR ABBY: I'm hosting what's called a Naked Ladies Party. It's where all the women come over with all the clothing, accessories, jewelry, etc. they no longer want. We strip down to our skivvies, try on each other's stuff, then vote on who should get to keep it. (Basically, we just swap items to get new ones.)
NEW ORLEANS - With Gustav approaching hurricane strength and showing no signs of veering off a track to slam into the Gulf Coast, authorities across the region began laying the groundwork Thursday to get the sick, elderly and poor away from the shoreline.
DETROIT - Three lawyers are refusing to testify next week at a removal hearing for Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, possibly harming his ability to defend himself.
DENVER - A Colorado man suspected of making racist threats against Barack Obama is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday on a charge of methamphetamine possession.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 78 years old. When I was 76, I developed a cough and mucus in my throat. I have never smoked, so my doctor told me it was from allergies. I have never had allergies before. He prescribed Allegra-D, to be taken twice a day on an empty stomach. I take it diligently, but most times I find the pills still whole in the toilet after having a bowel movement. My husband cleans the septic tank every year and asked me who was throwing away pills. I am too embarrassed to tell my doctor about it ...
Like millions of motorists, Eric Hanson used a GPS unit in his Chevrolet TrailBlazer to find his way around. He probably didn't expect that prosecutors would eventually use it too - to help convict him of killing four family members.
WASHINGTON - Scientists for the first time have peered into people's brains to directly measure the ebb and flow of a substance notorious for its role in Alzheimer's disease.
DENVER - Surrounded by an enormous, adoring crowd, Barack Obama promised a clean break from the ''broken politics in Washington and the failed policies of George W. Bush'' Thursday night as he embarked on the final lap of his audacious bid to become the nation's first black president.
WASHINGTON - With violence worsening in Afghanistan and Pakistan, top U.S. military officers conducted a secret strategy session with commanders from Islamabad on an aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean.
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