Topic: The Associated Press
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said at the UN Saturday that he was committed to peace. But a 10-month freeze on building Israeli settlements ends Sunday.
09/25/2010 11:44 pm
Minnesota and Wisconsin declared emergencies in the flood-ravaged portions of each state. Sandbagging continued with reports that downpours would continue Saturday.
09/25/2010 06:29 pm
In two cases, federal judges have ruled against the 'don't ask, don't tell' law banning openly gay men and women from serving in the US military. Most Americans favor repeal of the law, but it's a tough fight in Congress.
09/25/2010 01:30 pm
Jeff Zucker, chief executive of NBC Universal, and Jon Klein, CNN president, were shown the door Friday, in a day of upheaval in the TV industry. Prime-time viewers have slipped at each firm.
09/24/2010 06:53 pm
Don Nelson, who has more wins as a NBA head coach than any other, is reportedly about to step aside as coach of the Golden State Warriors as early as next Monday. Warriors assistant coach Keith Smart is expected to take over for Nelson.
09/24/2010 03:27 pm
Eddie Fisher sold millions of records in the 1950s with 32 hit songs. He married five times, including to movie stars Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor. Fisher died Wednesday and is survived by two daughters who followed him into acting.
09/24/2010 10:23 am
Pakistan's prime minister announced Friday that he will work for the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman convicted of attempted murder by the US and believed to have ties to Al Qaeda.
09/24/2010 09:37 am
Teresa Lewis is scheduled for execution at 9 p.m. Thursday. Two percent of death-row inmates in the US are female, and Teresa Lewis would be the first woman in Virginia to die by the state's death penalty since 1912.
09/23/2010 08:01 pm
Former President Bill Clinton has been all over the media, dispensing advice to President Obama ahead of what looks to be a dreadful election for Democrats. He is speaking from experience.
09/23/2010 02:52 pm
Mark Zuckerberg is worth $4.9 billion, according to Fortune magazine. His massive donation establishes him as a major player in philanthropy, placing him alongside others made wealthy by technology innovations, including Microsoft Corp. co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
09/23/2010 02:29 pm