FDA to review multi-symptom drugs for kids If you have a cold or cough, the choices at the drug store medicine aisle seem endless. Cough treatment, cold and cough treatments, cold and sinus and cough treatments, runny nose, itching, pain relief and cold treatments. You get the point4:52 p.m.
FEMA declares 3 more counties eligible for assistance Federal Emergency Management Agency officials hit the ground Friday talking with people affected by the flash floods in southeastern Minnesota. Winona, Fillmore and Houston counties got declared federal disaster areas late Thursday. Gov. Pawlenty says FEMA has now declared Olmsted, Steele and Wabasha counties eligible for additional federal assistance. FEMA officials say that could be expanded to a full disaster declaration later.5:19 p.m.
U.S. Weapons from Iraq Making Their Way to Turkey
Turkish police say there is a growing black-market trade in the country of U.S.-issued weapons from neighboring Iraq. The Turkish government has said it has found high numbers of weapons that appear to be from the United States in the hands of captured Kurdish separatists.
Vick Pleads to Funding Dogfights; NFL Suspends Him
NFL star Michael Vick pled guilty to a dogfighting conspiracy charge, and the NFL suspended him indefinitely Friday. In his plea agreement, the Atlanta Falcons quarterback says he helped to kill pit-bull terriers. The guilty plea will likely result in a prison sentence.
Pro Golf's Inaugural Playoffs Under Way
The first ever playoffs in professional golf are under way. There's a $10 million annuity for the winner of the FedEx Cup series, which has four tournaments. Most of golf's big names are there, but not the biggest name: Tiger Woods is sitting out.
Mixed Martial Arts: Sport or Spectacle?
A type of fighting that combines jiujitsu, taekwondo, wrestling and boxing, mixed martial arts has become big business, with a large and growing fan base. But its popularity concerns many people who say it's just too brutal.
Behind the Edwards Campaign: Native Iowan Tully
Rob Tully grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, and was a longtime adviser to Iowa political mogul Tom Harkin. Now the 52-year-old lawyer — who opened a private cigar club in response to a smoking ban in Des Moines — has been tapped by Democrat John Edwards to run his Iowa operation.
Hibachi Etiquette: Strangers and Flying, Hot Food
Commentator Andrei Codrescu stops into a family-style Japanese steak house in Springfield, Mo., and worries as the cook juggles hot items in the air. He points out the absurdities of the conversations among the group of people who would not normally dine together. It's a little exercise in the surrealism of everyday manners in the 21st century.
Ex-Dictator Noriega in Limbo as Release Looms
A federal judge in Miami ruled Friday that former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega can be extradited to France to serve time there on money laundering charges. Noriega is scheduled to be released from federal prison Sept. 9, after serving 17 years on drug trafficking and racketeering charges.
New Appeals Court Mulls 'Enemy Combatant' Labels
The new U.S. Court of Military Commission Appeals heard its first case Friday. The Defense Department panel will consider whether detainees must be found to be "unlawful" enemy combatants to have criminal charges against them heard by military commissions.