Rocker belittles photographer

Pack ousts Henry County

Lakeside swept by Lowndes

Braves extend win streak

Wells topples former team

Crocs put hurt on Jackets' pitching

Braves win streak continues

Cubs end losing streak

Orioles' Surhoff ejected for arguing called third strike

Cards more homer-happy than ever

Mets tie team hits record; top Rockies

Braves notes: Outfielder criticizes approach

Piazza making progress

Pike splits DH vs. Swainsboro

Trade to Padres helps former Braves players

Gooden thriving at home

Astros blank Brewers

Piazza relieved that wrist injury wasn't worse

Braves notebook: Sanders able to take long slump in stride

Despite Griffey's presence, Reds struggling from outset

Cape Fear ends Jackets' streak at 3

Wells topples former team

Cape Fear ends Jackets' streak at 3

Gas pump delivers message

Business briefs
NEW YORK -- Blue chip stocks fell for a third straight session Friday as investors fretted about rising interest rates, but technology shares continued their recovery and drove the Nasdaq composite index higher.

Series E savings bonds reach maturity this year

Overdraft: Account charges spark debate

Pocket change

Rumors fly over Cumulus
Cumulus Media Inc., a Milwaukee, Wis.-based broadcast company that has aggressively taken over radio stations in Augusta and other midsize cities, might be vulnerable to an acquisition itself.

Rumors fly over Cumulus

On the move
Connie Sganga of SunTrust Bank has been promoted to assistant vice president.

Augusta's unemployment rate decreases for March

On the move

Developer plans condos

Business briefs

Overdraft: Account charges spark debate
Some banks will charge you an overdraft fee even though your account balance never falls below zero. How can they do this? By eliminating float time for debit purchases.

Augusta's unemployment rate decreases for March
Augusta's unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in March, down from 4.7 percent, the state Labor Department reported Thursday.

Pocket change
Gas prices continue to drop, but relief is still being measured in pennies. It's anyone's guess how long the downward trend will continue.

Developer plans condos
Deke Copenhaver first fell in love with the Commerce Building's tall windows and striking marble facade when he was a child.

Series E savings bonds reach maturity this year
Find your safe deposit box key; it may be time to look at those old savings bonds.

Business briefs
Augusta Data Storage, Inc. d/b/a ADSI Moving Systems has received the Green Arrow award as one of the top ten contractors in the Southeast region and is now eligible for the Contractor of the Year award.

Business briefs

Claims low speed limits cause accidents

Serious disease threat

Blames removal of God for violence

Says Native Americans deserve apology

Offers answer to school question

Boy Scouts vs. gays

Energy act laid waste

Open mind: Garbage in, garbage out

Defends Aiken Co. schools chairman

Energy act laid waste

Calls Sen. McCain 'vindictive' liar

Urges Miami raid be investigated

Supports rescue of Elian Gonzalez

States case for military pay raise

NAACP picks wrong venue

Ye Old Oyster House
BOSTON -- The history of Ye Olde Union Oyster House is as rich as the clam chowder.

Sweeps give TV viewers far too many good choices
Open the floodgates -- the May television sweeps period is upon us. It's easy to get lost in the deluge of TV programming during sweeps, that period every three months when networks pull out all the stops to pump up ratings so they can raise ad rates. TV viewers who have endured weeks of reruns suddenly have new shows and specials on every network at once.

Whites may have been first in New World
Scientists generally agree that the first Americans were Asian hunters who wandered across a land bridge that linked Siberia with Alaska 8,000 to 12,000 years ago.

Love builds stronger families, friendships
Getting along with those who matter to us can be summed up in one word: love. Not just any type love, but what the Greeks called agape, which is defined for us in 1 Corinthians 13.

Why four Gospels, instead of one or six?
We take it for granted that there are four New Testament Gospels, but consider for a moment: Why four and not just one?

Fort Gordon choir to make first recording
Voices of Faith choir is within a day of making its first CD, and the excitement grows with each passing hour, members say.

Garter not appropriate for a prom
Dear Carson: My daughter's senior prom is next week. Apparently it is customary at her school for a girl to give her prom date a garter as a memento of the evening.

Fateful encounter put one-time biker on straighter road
A small man handing out religious tracts at a San Diego Western Union office in 1974 never seemed to notice shaggy-headed Mac Gober's filthy jeans, black biker boots or chains. He just gave him a tract.

Foreign Intrigue
The sofa is from the Philippines. There's a gold, bronze and pewter silk Japanese kimono sash hanging on the wall. A handcarved, wooden bird cage from Hong Kong hangs in the corner.

Team stays focused on winning souls, not races
With a hand on the car's wheel, another on each other and their faith in God, a group of Christian men took their hobby and turned it into... Speedway gospel

Machu Picchu
AGUAS CALIENTES, Peru -- It's the rainy season and lime-green grass shimmers on stone terraces created by the Incas high in the Andes.

Faith digest
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St., will hold a vigil in observance of Christ's resurrection starting at 11 tonight.

Nelson leads Bruno's senior tournament

Golfers falter in final

Trio share one-shot lead

Blackburn returns to golf as assistant pro

Gustafson leads but Webb lurks close behind

Allenby takes one-shot lead after third round

Future of Wiebe, Lynx uncertain

LYNX SEASON IN REVIEW

Grrrowl dominated Lynx

Season ends for Lynx

Canada wins, U.S. ties in worlds

Avs thriving since Bourque trade

Penguins top Flyers; take 2-0 lead

Down 1-0, Flyers facing first crisis of these playoffs

Lynx season in review

Gas pump delivers message
Call them signs of the times. Call them the signs at your basic Georgia gas pump.

Fort Gordon choir to make first recording

Machu Picchu

Why four Gospels, instead of one or six?

Faith digest

Love builds stronger families, friendships

Garter not appropriate for a prom

Fateful encounter put one-time biker on straighter road

Ye Old Oyster House

Sweeps give TV viewers far too many good choices

Whites may have been first in New World

Foreign Intrigue

Officials: Strip clubs tarnish city's image

Area resident receive honors
BURNETTOWN -- The 1950s came back to life Friday night as the Midland Valley Chamber of Commerce re-created a bygone era when Elvis was king and bebop was the thing.

Educator of the year announced
A high school teacher from Richland County was chosen Saturday evening as South Carolina's Teacher of the Year.

Ceremony will honor aviators

Ceremony will honor aviators
Two young brothers reared in a small Tennessee town on the Mississippi River 70 years ago didn't fathom the impact their lives' work would have on the world of aviation.

Parents oppose loss of P.E. requirement
ATLANTA -- For three hours Friday, a parade of parents, teachers and health advocates complained during a public hearing about a state proposal that would end mandatory physical-education classes for middle schoolers.

Grrrowl dominated Lynx

Sheriff hopeful thinks positively

Officials: Strip clubs tarnish city's image
When serving as hosts to business leaders from out of town, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Chairman Jim West is very conscientious of what side of the organization's building he enters with them.

Sheriff hopeful thinks positively
When Leon Garvin was 50 years old, he decided to participate in the Tough Man competition. He had to box another man in three rounds. The match lasted only 30 seconds, with Mr. Garvin knocking out his opponent.

Scout leadership
Christopher Shipman, 9, a Cub Scout from Troop 49, leads a Boy Scout parade down Broad Street from 13th and Ellis streets to Riverwalk Augusta. The parade kicked off the Boy Scout Show 2000, which took place Saturday along the riverwalk.

Program enforcement

Area resident receive honors

Across the area

Plan for CEO on ballots

Legislator will face opponent
ATLANTA -- Georgia Rep. Robin Williams of Augusta will face a challenge from within the Republican Party in the July 18 primary.

Memorial stops in Barnwell

Barnes vetoes bill weakening EPD
ATLANTA -- Arguing constitutional grounds, Gov. Roy Barnes on Friday vetoed a bill passed by the General Assembly last month that would have taken away the state Environmental Protection Division's ability to regulate water quality.

Weekly list details road improvements
Although the long-term benefits of road improvements are undeniable, motorists say detours and delays that accompany transportation crews are often a hassle.

Parties tout crop of candidates
ATLANTA -- As candidate qualifying for federal, state and local offices ended Friday, Georgia Republicans were confident they had recruited enough quality candidates to give them a shot at taking over at least one chamber in the General Assembly.

Arson suspected in office fire
Firefighters suspect arson may have been behind the blaze that charred soul singer James Brown's business headquarters in west Augusta on Friday night.

Across the area
An Augusta man convicted of attempted arson for trying to burn down his mother's home while she was inside received a five-year prison sentence Friday.

Heritage Day recalls past of Old South
BEECH ISLAND -- Way off the beaten path, Herman Boland poured hot lead into molds, demonstrating how bullets were made in Colonial days.

Roadway plan leads to conflict
The developers of a new apartment complex going up on Old Evans Road got a shock this week: Their estimated $11.3 million project is in the path of the River Watch Parkway extension.

Barnes' reforms at issue

City proposes water restrictions
Augusta utilities officials want to break the cycle of summer water problems before they begin. As the season that has become an Augusta tradition of sun-beaten lawns and tempers flaring over water shortages nears, the Utilities Department has proposed that the city use the experience gained from past water shortages and implement water restrictions sooner than later.

Parties tout crop of candidates

Lake will stay open to public

Block party ends week's events
Community Development Week concluded Saturday with a block party for Summerfield East subdivision to celebrate Community Recognition Day.

Parents oppose loss of P.E. requirement

Fire hits singer's office

Pupils explore forests, facts
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. -- What do you get when you combine seventh-grade pupils, 12 computers, a forester and a trailer? The Georgia Forests Forever mobile classroom.

Barnes vetoes bill weakening EPD

Memorial stops in Barnwell
BARNWELL -- Diane Moore hasn't seen her father since she was 11 years old -- when he went to serve in the Vietnam War. Today she will touch his name and honor the sacrifice he made for his country at the Moving Wall at Barnwell County Airport.

Roadway plan leads to conflict

Fire hits singer's office
Flames engulfed office space and some music history Friday night when smoke and fire tore through James Brown Enterprises in west Augusta. At about 9:45 p.m., Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department received calls to report smoke billowing from the roof of the singer's office building off Augusta West Parkway.

Moving Wall stirs emotions
BARNWELL, S.C. -- More than 600 people filled an open field at Barnwell County Airport on Saturday as opening ceremonies began for the Moving Wall.

Lake will stay open to public
Fishermen won't be barred from the rear portion of a popular public lake off Lock and Dam Road, but they'll soon have to park in designated areas.

Barnes' reforms at issue
ATLANTA -- If Georgia lawmakers thought they had a debate on their hands before passing Gov. Roy Barnes' education-reform bill during the recent legislative session, wait until they get out on the campaign trail this summer and fall.

Plan for CEO on ballots
Widening a rift that is forming within Columbia County's Republican party, local party leaders say they'll put two questions about the potential restructuring of the county government on the July 18 ballot, four months before local legislators had planned to present their own questions to voters.

Across the area: Delta pilots union announces picket
ATLANTA -- Fed up with the pace of contract talks, the pilots union at Delta Air Lines says it will stage an ``informational'' picket Tuesday at airports in Atlanta and other cities.

Across the area: Delta pilots union announces picket

Lawmaker minimizes divide in flag debate
AIKEN -- Clearwater Democrat Tommy Moore measured progress in South Carolina's Confederate flag debate by marks on a yellow piece of paper, torn from a legal pad.

Lawmaker minimizes divide in flag debate

Exercise simulates bus wreck
The bright-yellow Columbia County school bus lay on its side as nearly 30 area rescue workers used various power tools to cut open its top.

Educator of the year announced

Arson suspected in office fire

Weekly list details road improvements

Program enforcement
Members of the Aiken County Sheriff's Office run their section of the 2000 Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Moving Wall stirs emotions

Scout leadership

Block party ends week's events

NBA playoffs at a glance

Suns top Spurs; take 2-1 lead

Raptors prepare to host Canada's first playoff game

Toronto players criticize coach for distractions

Phoenix enjoys day in the Sun

Pacers take 2-1 lead over Bucks

Heat sweeps Pistons

Sonics stay alive in series vs. Utah

Bucks get homecourt advantage against Pacers

Smits suspended for Game 3

Kukoc sparks Sixers

Bengals try 'new' approach

Ex-Gator bids for Falcons backup job

Mrs. Gertie Walker
ATLANTA -- Mrs. Gertie Walker, 51, of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Claude Davis Jr.
Mr. Claude E. Davis Jr., 86, of Dogwood Lane, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Willie Walker
Mrs. Willie Irene Walker, 72, of Nixon Road, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Salem Nursing & Rehab Center of Augusta.

Mr. Johnny Lowery
LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Mr. Johnny E. Lowery, 42, of Peachtree Street, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Lottie Finch
UNION POINT, Ga. -- Mrs. Lottie Moon Finch, 69, of Woodland Court, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Greene Point Health Care.

Mr. John Wright Sr.
WAYNESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. John Willie Wright Sr., of Georgia Highway 25 South, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.

Mrs. Annie Lastinger
STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Annie Mae Lastinger, 89, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. LaRue Monroe
Mrs. LaRue Loyd Monroe, 88, of Owens Road, Evans, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mr. William Carrick
Mr. William J. Carrick, 80, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mr. Claude Davis Jr.
Mr. Claude E. Davis Jr., 86, of Dogwood Lane, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. Jesse Maddox
Mr. Jesse Henry Maddox, 80, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Mrs. Gladys Cuppernell
Mrs. Gladys V. Cuppernell, 81, of University Drive, Evans, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.

Mr. Wallace Sexton Jr.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Mr. Wallace ``Ray'' Sexton Jr., 72, died Friday, April 21, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. J. Elmer Reeves
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mr. J. Elmer Reeves, 90, of Hampton Terrace, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at National Health Care.

Mrs. Viola Dawson
Mrs. Viola E. Dawson, 78, of Pinnacle Way, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Katie Neal
NORWOOD, Ga. -- Mrs. Katie Mae Neal, 71, of Jackson Road, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. J. Elmer Reeves
NORTH AUGUSTA - Mr. J. Elmer Reeves, 90, of Hampton Terrace, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at National HealthCare.

Mrs. Gloria J. Henthorne
Mrs. Gloria J. Henthorne, 71, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Mrs. Chie Bull
Mrs. Chie Arai Bull, 82, of Evans, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.

Mr. David McNeil
DECATUR, Ga. -- Mr. David McNeil, 32, died Saturday, April 22, 2000, at North Lake Regional Hospital, Atlanta.

Miss Georgia Reid, 102, homemaker, dies
NORTH AUGUSTA - Miss Georgia Estes Reid died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at Windermere Health & Rehabilitation Center, Augusta. She was 102.

Mrs. Naomi Tutt
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Mrs. Naomi Williams Tutt died Saturday, April 22, 2000.

Mr. Henry Holt
Mr. Henry Holt, of Prague Court, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.

Mrs. Naomi Long
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Mrs. Naomi Youngblood Long, 93, of Buskirk Avenue, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Roper Hospital North.

Mrs. Blanche Counts
SPRINGFIELD, S.C. -- Mrs. Blanche Jowers Counts, 84, of Samaria Road, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg.

Mrs. Ollie Keisler
BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C. - Mrs. Ollie Mae Courtney Keisler, 80, of East Columbia Avenue, died Friday, April 28, 2000.

Mr. Johnny Lowery

Mrs. Blanche Counts

Mrs. Lottie Finch

Mrs. Willie Walker

Mrs. Naomi Long

Mrs. Viola Dawson

Mr. William Carrick

Mr. Claude Davis Jr.

Mr. Wallace Sexton Jr.

Mrs. Chie Bull

Mr. David McNeil

Mr. J. Elmer Reeves

Mrs. Gloria J. Henthorne

Miss Georgia Reid, 102, homemaker, dies

Mr. Claude Davis Jr.

Mrs. Gertie Walker

Mrs. Annie Lastinger

Mr. John Wright Sr.

Mrs. Naomi Tutt

Sisler: Finally always seems to arrive right on time
FINALLY IS a long time coming.

Kent: Where does Bush Field go from here?
LIKE A STONE thrown into a pond, the ripple effects of the firing of Bush Field airport Al McDill are widespread.

Defends our free-speech rights
The Chronicle's April 23 guest columnist Hubert van Tuyll is right on point in opposing the expected congressional proposal to exclude flag desecration from the protection of the First Amendment. Matt Alan, Martinez

Blames removal of God for violence
I read daily about violence and disruption in the classroom, along with the government's futile attempt to blame it on lack of gun control. We are lacking as a society, but not in gun control. B. Rutland, North Augusta

Calls Sen. McCain 'vindictive' liar
U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona has proved that he is a vindictive person. He lost the GOP South Carolina primary to Texas Gov. George W. Bush, even though Mr. McCain lied about our keeping the Confederate battle flag on the Statehouse dome. Faber Hance, North Augusta

Defends Aiken Co. schools chairman
This is a response to The Chronicle editorial published March 20, entitled ``Let teachers decide.'' I agree teachers should become more politically active in decisions concerning education and the profession of teaching. I strongly disagree that John Bradley, chairman of the Aiken County School District, had anything to do with prohibiting this from happening. Marsha Stark, Aiken

Says Native Americans deserve apology
I have been watching with interest the unfolding of the drama about the Confederate flag. Sara H. Lieb, Waynesboro

Kent: Where does Bush Field go from here?
LIKE A STONE thrown into a pond, the ripple effects of the firing of Bush Field airport Al McDill are widespread.

Offers answer to school question
One question may answer your editorially-posed question (editorial, April 20) as to why there's a reluctance on the part of one or more school-level administrators to keep Sheriff Clay Whittle's people out of school investigations: Craig Spinks, Augusta

Boy Scouts vs. gays
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on one of the most significant cases it will decide this term -- whether a state may prevent the Boy Scouts of America from expelling an openly gay scoutmaster.

Supports rescue of Elian Gonzalez
In spite of The Chronicle's radical right-wing criticism of Attorney General Janet Reno's action in Miami, I am thankful, as are most Americans, for what she did to rescue a 6-year-old boy and reunite him with the only person on the face of the earth who has the God-given right to decide his future: his dad. Paul L. Cook, Augusta

Energy act laid waste
As expected, President Clinton has unwisely vetoed the Nuclear Waste Policy bill. Even though the measure, which calls for storage of the nation's used nuclear fuel in a safe disposal facility at Yucca Mountain, Nev., enjoyed strong bipartisan support in Congress, there appear to be just enough ``no'' votes to ensure an override bid will fail.

Sisler: Finally always seems to arrive right on time
FINALLY IS a long time coming.

NAACP picks wrong venue
The Augusta NAACP's sense of timing certainly is lacking: Mounting a high-profile request to have Augusta schools take down the state flag just as the school year is starting to draw to a close just doesn't show good judgment.

Claims low speed limits cause accidents
As a scientist, I do not believe in infinity -- except when it comes to the stupidity of people, especially politicians. Also I find daily the proof that the two most abundant elements in the universe are hydrogen and human stupidity. Bela Vitez, Aiken, S.C.

Energy act laid waste
As expected, President Clinton has unwisely vetoed the Nuclear Waste Policy bill. Even though the measure, which calls for storage of the nation's used nuclear fuel in a safe disposal facility at Yucca Mountain, Nev., enjoyed strong bipartisan support in Congress, there appear to be just enough ``no'' votes to ensure an override bid will fail.

Claims officials ignore public interest
Jack Ginsburg deserves a big thanks for his April 16 letter explaining his opposition to the Aldersgate Church parking lot expansion. His comments should awaken Augustans to the lack of concern exhibited by both local planning commissioners and city commissioners for neighborhood integrity and the environment in general. Virginia B. Adams, Augusta

Shows how Socialism takes over
For those who might not know, let me explain where we as nation are heading and how we will get there. Andy Windham, Wagener

Wants religious persecution ended
I am a Christian and have been for most of my life. If school prayer is allowed in school, who decides which God the kids are to worship? Kevin G. Burns, Augusta

Open mind: Garbage in, garbage out
By definition, one who is ``retarded'' is affected with mental retardation. This term is properly applied to those who have a limited ability to learn and understand. And this is exactly how Ms. Elaine van der Linden applies the word in her April 14 letter to those who disagree with her. She fails to note that many new ideas are not new at all. Richard Hogue, Grovetown

States case for military pay raise
I've read Cindy Williams' article about how military members don't deserve a raise, and she's absolutely right. I'm an E-4 in the U.S. Air Force, proudly serving at Ft. Gordon as a linguist. Jeffrey C. Williams, North Augusta

Video poker's last gasp?
The U.S. Supreme Court this week drove what appears to be a stake through the heart of the gambling industry's bid to breathe life back into South Carolina's video poker vampire.

Serious disease threat
Just a few years ago there was great optimism that many of the world's infectious diseases would be eradicated. Polio was beat back, tuberculosis was on the retreat and no one had seen a case of bubonic plague in years.

Urges Miami raid be investigated
I am sure you are as concerned as any law-abiding American citizen must be when he considers the actions of the Clinton Administration in taking Elian Gonzalez from his relatives' home in Miami. Gene England, Aiken

Holmes keeps middleweight title

Skinner confident after winning pole position

NCAA joins flag boycot

Lakeside advances to state semifinals

Long pit stop doesn't slow Busch champ

Augusta Prep runner wins 3200-meter championship

Aiken enjoys history as training ground

South Aiken leads golf tournament

U.S. prepares for Sydney

Spaniards advance at home

Determined Carter does it his way

U.S. women set 800 relay record

Niners open minicamp with questions about Young, Rice

Performing Magic wins Derby Trial Stakes

Grant suits up for Panthers

Overtime: No. 1 Gamecocks edge Georgia

New law ensures gender equity in sports

Overtime: Lewis 5-2 pick to retain title over Grant

Georgia Tech studies stadium expansion

Midland Valley takes boys, girls track titles

Fly hatch a marvel of nature

Keeping ancient art alive

Lyme disease tracking indicates increased case numbers
ATLANTA -- The number of reported cases of Lyme disease increased by 70 percent over a six-year period ending in 1998, the federal government said.

Case urges Internet businesses to consider society
NEW YORK -- America Online chairman Steve Case urged Internet businesses Thursday to look beyond making money to building ``a medium we could be proud of.''

New protein product switches on crops' self-defense
WASHINGTON -- The government has approved a first-of-its-kind protein product that switches on a plant's natural defenses against disease and insects, giving farmers a new alternative to chemical pesticides.

Microsoft: Proposed remedies go beyond scope of case
SEATTLE -- Reaction from Microsoft's top executives to the government's proposal to split up the company was sometimes blunt.

Consumer backlash casts pall on genetically altered spuds
BOISE, Idaho -- One of the nation's largest potato processors is turning away from genetically altered spuds, saying its fast-food customers don't want them in their fryers.

Are two Microsofts better than one?
SEATTLE -- If one Microsoft is powerful, would two be even more so? Even if the software giant is broken up, its products might continue to dominate the market, even if they come from separate companies.

Feds to require lower-speed air-bag crash tests
WASHINGTON -- The federal government plans to require automakers to use a 25 mph test for air bags, an industry-backed move designed to better protect children and smaller adults, according to published reports today.

Government asks court to break up Microsoft
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department, seeking a remedy last used to dismember AT&T, asked a court today to split Microsoft into two competing companies to shatter its monopoly over the system that runs most personal computers.

New hope for those with macular degeneration
Suffering from an eye condition that has progressively blotted out his central vision, the 81-year old man sees fuzzy brown blurs where his grandchildren's faces once were.

Consumer backlash casts pall on genetically altered spuds

Feds to require lower-speed air-bag crash tests

Lyme disease tracking indicates increased case numbers

New hope for those with macular degeneration

Microsoft: Proposed remedies go beyond scope of case

Government asks court to break up Microsoft

New protein product switches on crops' self-defense

Are two Microsofts better than one?