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As egg recall expands, FDA chief says agency needs more authority

Posted: 08/23/2010 - Food and Drug Administration chief Margaret Hamburg says her agency is limited by law to a mostly reactive stance on food safety. The Kentucky Department of Public Health doesn't believe any of the tainted eggs made it into Kentucky.

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NY governor: No talks set to discuss moving mosque

Posted: 08/20/2010 - New York Gov. David Paterson says no meeting to discuss relocating has been scheduled with developers of a planned Islamic cultural center and mosque near ground zero.

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Jetliner grounded in San Francisco after threat

Posted: 08/20/2010 - A hijack threat halted an American Airlines flight just before takeoff Thursday, leaving the New York-bound jet sitting on the tarmac for several hours while it was searched and passengers were removed for extra scrutiny.

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US announces aid boost to Pakistan after flooding

Posted: 08/19/2010 - Sen. John Kerry says the U.S. is increasing its flood aid to Pakistan from $90 million to $150 million. Kerry, who's visiting Pakistan, says Washington doesn't want Islamist extremism to increase on the back of the crisis.

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2 Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 08/19/2010 - FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Two soldiers based at Fort Campbell were killed after their vehicle rolled over following an improvised explosive device detonating in Afghanistan.

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Gov't starts talks about new mortgage system

Posted: 08/17/2010 - It won't happen any time soon, but a conference Tuesday at the Treasury Department is the first of many steps toward restructuring the nearly $11 trillion mortgage market.

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Baghdad suicide bomb hits army recruits, kills 60

Posted: 08/17/2010 - Authorities in Iraq say a suicide bomber has killed dozens of army recruits in downtown Baghdad in one of the bloodiest bombings in weeks in the Iraqi capital.

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Border Patrol sees spike in suicides

Posted: 08/16/2010 - U.S. Border Patrol agents are killing themselves in greater numbers, after nearly four years without one suicide.

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