Republican delegates say they still have important business to do at RNC Delegates from Gulf Coast states, in Hurricane Gustav's path, had busy weekends balancing responsibilities to family with preparations for the Republican National Convention. With the storm on track to hit landfall tomorrow, some delegates are having to make additional preparations.7:21 a.m.
GOP convention plan continues to evolve Officials planning the Republican National Convention in St. Paul are poised to make late changes to the schedule as Hurricane Gustav bears down on the Gulf coast.7:50 a.m.
Gustav or not, RNC partiers party on Hurricane Gustav may have given the Republican National Convention a less celebratory tone, but that doesn't mean the RNC will be completely devoid of fun.7:54 a.m.
Katrina's Lessons Shape Reaction To Gustav
The memory of Hurricane Katrina still lingers in New Orleans. This time around, many of New Orleans' residents heeded the call to leave the city ahead of Hurricane Gustav. State officials also learned from Katrina.
An Oscar Crop With An Instinct For Change
Forty years ago, the best picture nominees signaled a stirring in Hollywood — an appetite for revolutionary realism, socially conscious stories and movies targeted at the long-ignored youth audience.
U.S. Military Transfers Anbar To Iraqis
The U.S. military handed over Iraq's Anbar province to Iraqi government forces on Monday. The vast desert region west of Baghdad was long a hotbed of the insurgency and the deadliest place in the country for U.S. troops.
McCain Visits Gulf Coast Ahead Of Storm
Republican presidential candidate John McCain has instructed the GOP to tone down convention festivities this week because of Hurricane Gustav. He also made a trip to the Gulf Coast on Sunday.
A Closer Look At McCain's Running Mate
From Juneau, Alaska, Elizabeth Arnold talks about John McCain's pick for vice presidential running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin. Arnold talks about Palin's record on oil and development.
Gustav Fears Send Oil Prices Up
Oil prices rose to above $117 a barrel in European trading Monday on fears that Hurricane Gustav will damage drilling and oil refining operations. One analyst said there's likely to be some damage and disruptions. U.S. markets are closed because of the Labor Day holiday.
Search Engines Try To Win Over Young Browsers
Web search engines are all clamoring to get kids' attention. Many offer kid-friendly versions of their search engines, designed to help with homework and capture a loyal following from the youngest of Web surfers in the process.
McCain Foods Launches Presidential (Ad) Campaign
A Canadian company is using the U.S. presidential election to make a major push to get its frozen french fries in every American home — including, perhaps, the White House. McCain Foods has capitalized on its name with a major ad campaign promoting its spuds.