Little House team looks for a slow route to Broadway It's opening weekend for "Little House on the Prairie - the musical" at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis. The show broke box office sales records for the Guthrie and its run has already been extended by two weeks. There's also talk about the show being Broadway-bound. But the Little House creative team wants to take it slow.3:53 p.m.
McCain's, Adviser's Ties To Georgia Questioned
The conflict between Russia and Georgia has provided John McCain with an opportunity to stress his foreign policy credentials. But some have questioned whether he's using the crisis for political gain — and the origins of his ties to Georgia.
Shot-Putter Nelson Fails To Make Olympic Grade
The men's shot put was a big disappointment for the U.S. Two-time Olympic silver medalist Adam Nelson threw with hurt ribs and didn't make it into the final eight. He fouled on all three of his attempts.
Jerry Wexler: A Record Man Remembered
Wexler, the former Atlantic Records co-director who produced some of the most groundbreaking rock and soul music of the 20th century, died Friday. He was 91. Journalist Ashley Kahn spoke with him regularly, and has this appreciation.
Week In Politics Analyzed
The Russia-Georgia conflict has played largely, but not entirely, to Sen. John McCain's advantage, says Ruth Marcus, of the Washington Post. Matt Continetti, of the Weekly Standard, says Barack Obama is likely to play it safe in his choice of a running mate.
Report: Obama Plane Incident Was Emergency
Last month, a plane carrying Democrat Sen. Barack Obama had to make an unscheduled landing in St. Louis. At the time, the Federal Aviation Administration said there was no emergency. But tapes first broadcast on Thursday night by ABC news say otherwise.
Olympic Results Discussed
Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis says China has taken the place of the Soviet Union when it comes to a U.S. rival at the Olympic Games. Fatsis also discusses the U.S. loss to Cuba in baseball, and his longtime obsession with team handball.
Chinese Cheer Makes Olympic Debut
A common Chinese cheer is showing up at the Beijing Olympics. Crowds are shouting "China add oil," which would translate to "Go China." The all-purpose cry is part of the officially sanctioned cheers taught to cheerleading squads in the country.
U.S.-Poland Missile Deal Irks Russia
Relations between the U.S. and Russia, already strained by the conflict in Georgia, took another hit as Poland has agreed to host part of a U.S. missile defense system. Russia warned the Poles they were turning themselves into a target.
Taliban, Pakistan Army Battle Over Swat Valley
Pakistan's once-tranquil Swat Valley is now a battleground in the struggle between Taliban militants and Pakistan's army and Frontier Corps. But it will take more than the Taliban to deter Wahida Begum from doing her job as school principal.
Sports-Talk Radio Pioneers Split
After nearly 20 years as pioneers in sports-talk radio, the Mike and the Mad Dog radio program is no more. Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo has decamped for Sirius satellite radio, breaking up a pair that was the biggest hit on WFAN.