Two Columbia high school band members will represent Columbia in the New York Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as members of the Macy's Great American Marching Band.
While Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said the media could not avoid including Hasan's faith once it came up, he said this angle needs to be kept in perspective.
Major Nidal Malik Hasan is the suspect in a shooting at Fort Hood Army base on Thursday. The shooter killed 11 people and wounded 31 before authorities killed the gunman.
The suspect in the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting drew the attention of federal law enforcement officials at least six months ago because of Internet postings that talked about threats such as suicide bombings.
In an effort to promote next week's dance marathon to benefit Children's Miracle Network, students put on a "flash rave" dance party on Wednesday.
The Academy Awards will doubles its number of Best Picture nominees from five to 10 beginning with next year's Oscars. Academy President Sid Ganis said the broader field could make room for documentaries, animated movies and comedies.
McMahon served as Johnny Carson's sidekick on the "Tonight Show" for 30 years.
Ahmed Ghailani, a Tanzanian accused in two American Embassy bombings a decade ago participated in a brief but historic federal court hearing that transported him from open-ended military detention to the civilian criminal justice system.
Two American journalists – Laura Ling and Euna Lee – will more likely be used for political leverage in North Korea than spend time in the nation's worst labor camps.
Nominees for Best Picture include "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Slumdog Millionaire," the top two nominee recipients overall.
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The expected growth of the federal government budget deficit to $1.2 trillion this year could swamp future generations with a tidal wave of debt. But failure to spend huge piles of money on stimuli could capsize an already foundering economy.
Cuts in exploration and output mean prices are going to climb again, experts say, to the levels the were last summer. And it could happen by 2011 or 2012.
A tough economy has left a number of employed residents short of money and needing assistance.
Preacher Roe, a baseball player who had a 12-year career with the Dodgers, Pittsburgh and St. Louis died Sunday in West Plains. He was a four-time All-Star and a revered member of "The Boys of Summer" in Brooklyn.
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Wall Street plunged for a second day Thursday, triggered by computer gear maker Cisco Systems warning of slumping demand. Major indexes have lost about 10 percent since Barack Obama was elected president and the losses represent the Dow's worst two-day percentage decline since the October 1987 crash.
Michael Crichton, the million-selling author of such historic and prehistoric science thrillers as "Jurassic Park," "Timeline" and "The Andromeda Strain," has died of cancer, his family said.
Western Kentucky University was locked down for about three hours Wednesday after reports of gunmen on campus, but officials said they could find no evidence that shots had been fired or that anyone had a weapon.
Western Kentucky University was on lockdown Wednesday after someone reported seeing people with weapons in a building on a satellite campus and police later received reports that shots had been fired on the main campus, about two miles away. Police searched the South Campus building but were not able to find any people with guns or witnesses who could confirm the reports.