Susan Taylor MartinObituaries in the news
On opposite side of border, opposite side of pot issue
Depending on which side of the U.S.-Canadian border you're on, the winds of change are either blowing hard or barely at all when it comes to legalizing marijuana.
Underwater world: Man's doing or nature's?
Researchers come across mysterious shapes on the sea bottom just west of Cuba. Patterns suggest an ancient civilization.
Victor vs. Victoria
A case before the Supreme Court pits Victoria's Secret against the owner of a Kentucky lingerie store. The question: Who has the right to a name?
As spending bills stall, Young seeks White House help
Nation in brief
Gore takes hits in poll of DNC members
U.S. wants Canadian cooperation
World in brief
High-ranking Russian officer killed in Chechen fighting
Toledo's election could backfire in Peru
LIMA, Peru -- Baron Alexander von Humboldt, the German who explored Peru's Pacific coast 200 years ago, quipped that "Lima is more detached from Peru than London."
Chavez takes over police
CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Hugo Chavez moved to take control of the Caracas police force Saturday, but opponents of the leftist leader rejected the maneuver as a threat to talks on resolving the country's deepening and violent political crisis.
Fighting terror notebook
Report: Libya will help family of Hussein
Hussein: Decision was to avoid war
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- President Saddam Hussein said Saturday he had no choice but to accept a tough, new U.N. weapons inspection resolution because the United States and Israel had shown their "claws and teeth" and declared unilateral war on the Iraqi people.
Peru plants seeds of self-sufficiency
Afghanistan's seed bank was decimated by looters. Peruvian potato scientists are working to rejuvenate the crop.
Several 'Bushisms' find way into new book of quotations
LONDON -- President Bush makes a strong showing in a new book of quotations released last week.
More seniors should be getting flu vaccines
ATLANTA -- Less than two-thirds of the nation's senior citizens are getting vaccinated against flu and pneumonia -- well short of the government's goal of 90 percent by 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week.