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New interstate bridge in Minneapolis opens

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Many Minnesota commuters are taking advantage of the new Interstate 35W "smart bridge" that opened this morning, a little more than a year after the old one collapsed.

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Tyson announces expansion in Brazil

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Tyson Foods Inc. says it's bought two poultry companies and has acquired majority ownership in a third in southern Brazil, home to the country's biggest producers of corn and soybeans.

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US woman killed in Yemen embassy attack

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The State Department has confirmed that a young American woman and her Yemeni husband were killed in a terrorist attack at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen.

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LG&E has nearly 2,000 working to restore power

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A Louisville-area utility has a record high number of crew members working to restore power to homes and businesses left without power since hurricane-force winds battered Kentucky on Sunday.

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Bush says he's concerned about markets

Updated: 09/18/2008 - President Bush says he shares the American people's concern about the situation in U.S. financial markets and the economy.

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Plane carrying IBWC officials found in Mexico

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The U.S. Border Patrol says it has found a plane carrying two International Boundary and Water Commission officials and two others in a rugged section of the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico.

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Stocks tumble after government bailout of AIG, Dow down 449

Updated: 09/23/2011 - Wall Street has plunged again as investors grow increasingly fearful about more turmoil in the financial system even after the government's bailout of insurer American International Group Inc. According to preliminary figures, the Dow fell 449 points to 10,609. The S&P 500 dropped 57 points to 1,156. And the Nasdaq composite fell 109 points to 2,098.

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Iraqi PM: Obstacles remain to US security deal

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Iraq's prime minister says obstacles remain in negotiations with the U.S. over a security agreement that will determine the future of American forces in Iraq.

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Diebold says NYSE listing extended

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Diebold Inc. says it has been given more time to fulfill requirements to maintain its listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Detroit auto execs ask Pelosi to fund loan program

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The top executives of Detroit's auto industry are asking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to fund a $25 billion loan program to help the companies modernize their plants and build more fuel-efficient vehicles.

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Nebraska foreclosure rate up in August

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The number of Nebraska homes involved in foreclosure jumped nearly 39 percent in August compared to the previous year.

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Leahy: Suspect had help in anthrax attacks

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The chairman of the of Senate Judiciary Committee does not believe that Dr. Bruce Ivins acted alone in the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks.

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White House defends takeover of AIG

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The White House is not using President Bush's standard line about the economy: that its "fundamentals are strong."

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Alaska counts final ballots in US House primary

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Elections officials in Alaska say they'll soon have the final results for a close Republican primary battle over the state's only seat in the House of Representatives.

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Gates expresses concern about air-power use

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the Pentagon is "very concerned" about the procedures for using air power in Afghanistan, after recent U.S. airstrikes blamed for scores of civilian deaths.

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