NASCAR: Driver Mayfield Again Tests Positive for Meth

NASCAR is calling for a federal judge to reinstate Jeremy Mayfield's drug suspension after it says the driver has again tested positive for methamphetamine.

Iraqi Offer of $$$ for Mixed Couples Bears Fruit

The Iraqi government is offering Sunnis and Shiites nearly $2,000 to marry, part of an attempt to heal the bloody sectarian divide that has riven the country in recent years.

Obama: 'Buck Up' Congress

President pressures Congress to pass $1 trillion-plus health care overhaul before August recess | COVERAGE

Space Shuttle Endeavour Blasts Off After Month of Delays

Space shuttle Endeavour and seven astronauts are on their way to the international space station after more than a month's delay.

Palestinian President Shuts Al-Jazeera After Arafat Slur

The Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera was forced today to suspend its operations in the West Bank, one day after a guest on the station accused the Palestinian President of playing a role in Yassir Arafat’s death.

Central Texas Idol

Waco— Oluwasegun Oluwadele is this year's winner of Central Texas Idol. Oluwadele was flown out to Denver to audition for the next season of American Idol.

Stanford Victims to be Heard

HOUSTON (AP) - Individuals who believe they are victims of an alleged $7 billion fraud that prosecutors say was perpetrated by Texas financier R.

President: Unemployment to Worsened

WARREN, Mich. (AP) - As the unemployment rate continues to rise, President Barack Obama traveled to Michigan to propose a $12 billion program to invest in the nation's two-year colleges.

July Becoming Deadliest Month for Afghan War Troops

July has been shaping up as the deadliest month of the Afghan war for U.S.-led international forces, with the number killed already matching the highest full-month toll of the nearly eight-year conflict.