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No Early Release Martha

No Early Release Martha

Apr 11, 2005 / 1:40 pm

A federal judge Monday rejected Martha Stewart's bid to end her five months of house arrest early, calling her sentence "reasonable and appropriate." Judge...

Bush Hosting Israeli Prime Minister

Bush Hosting Israeli Prime Minister

Apr 11, 2005 / 9:50 am

President Bush will host Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at his Texas ranch Monday amid U.S. objections to Israel's plan to expand a Jewish settlement in...

Quake But No Tsunami

Quake But No Tsunami

Apr 10, 2005 / 9:50 am

A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit near the Indonesian island of Sumatra. There are no reports of casualties or damage so far, but many people in the...

Royal Couple Now

Royal Couple Now

Apr 9, 2005 / 6:18 am

Thirty-five years after they first began their love affair, Prince Charles and the former Camilla Parker Bowles were married on Saturday. Camilla will be known...

Slain Bodies Found In Baquba

Slain Bodies Found In Baquba

Apr 8, 2005 / 9:41 am

The bodies of 10 slain civilians have been found near Baquba in northern Iraq, a hospital official said Friday. In other violence, an Iraqi police officer was...

Pope Buried Today

Apr 8, 2005 / 5:25 am

As thousands applauded and a single bell tolled, the casket containing the body of Pope John Paul II was carried into St. Peter's Basilica to its final resting...

Mugabe Defied Travel Ban

Mugabe Defied Travel Ban

Apr 7, 2005 / 9:29 am

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe defied a European Union travel ban and arrived Thursday in Rome to join world leaders attending Pope John Paul II's funeral....

Monacos Prince Rainier Dies

Monaco""s Prince Rainier Dies

Apr 6, 2005 / 9:17 am

Prince Rainier III of Monaco, whose marriage to American film star Grace Kelly brought elegance and glamor to one of Europe's oldest dynasties, has died aged...

Blair Calls General Election

Blair Calls General Election

Apr 5, 2005 / 9:27 am

Prime Minister Tony Blair has called Britain's general election for May 5 after seeing the queen to ask for the dissolution of parliament. Blair had delayed the...

Bush Welcomes Yuschenko

Bush Welcomes Yuschenko

Apr 4, 2005 / 9:56 am

President Bush is welcoming Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, and the White House is raising no objections about his plans to withdraw troops from Iraq....

Pope""s Funeral Set For Friday

Apr 4, 2005 / 7:04 am

The Vatican has announced that the late pontiff's funeral will take place Friday starting at 1 am B.C. time. The open-air requiem mass will take place on the...

Pope Lying In State

Pope Lying In State

Apr 3, 2005 / 6:35 am

The body of Pope John Paul II has been moved to the Vatican's Apostolic Palace, for viewing by officials of the Roman Curia and the diplomatic corps. The...

Pope John Paul II Has Died

Pope John Paul II Has Died

Apr 2, 2005 / 12:02 pm

As prayers of the world's 1.1 billion Roman Catholics were being said, the Vatican reported that Pope John Paul II died in Rome. He was 84. The Vatican...

Popes Heart Failing

Pope""s Heart Failing

Apr 2, 2005 / 6:22 am

With his heart and kidneys slowly failing and his breathing shallow, 84-year-old Pope John Paul II clung to life Saturday morning as a small group of faithful...

Popes Condition Serious

Pope""s Condition Serious

Apr 1, 2005 / 8:52 am

Pope John Paul II remained in "very serious condition" Friday afternoon, but he is "lucid, fully conscious" and "very serene," said Vatican spokesman Joaquin...

Condition Of Pope Worsens

Condition Of Pope Worsens

Mar 31, 2005 / 2:30 pm

The condition of Pope John Paul II has worsened, with reports that the ailing pontiff has received the Roman Catholic sacrament of the sick – a ritual...

Terri Schiavo Dies

Terri Schiavo Dies

Mar 31, 2005 / 7:17 am

13 days after having her feeding tube pulled, 41 year old Terri Schiavo has died in a Florida Hospice. TerrisFight.org website this morning read simply: Terri's...

Aftershocks For Sumatra

Aftershocks For Sumatra

Mar 30, 2005 / 11:30 am

The west coast of Indonesia's northern Sumatra island has been hit by another strong jolt, almost 48 hours after an 8.7 magnitude earthquake stirred frightening...

Kofi Annan Sharply Criticized

Kofi Annan Sharply Criticized

Mar 29, 2005 / 12:00 pm

Quake Death Toll Estimates

Quake Death Toll Estimates

Mar 29, 2005 / 7:49 am

In wake of yesterday's 8.7 magnitude earthquake, Indonesia says between 1,000 and 2,000 people died on Nias island near the earthquake's epicentre. Those on the...

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