Mideast Summit U.S. to hold trilateral peace talks
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced plans to hold informal meetings with Israel and the Palestinians within the next month to revive a 2003 road map for peace.
States of Gay Union Legal linkage in New Jersey
Starting Feb. 19, same-sex couples in N.J. can obtain civil-union licenses--and get the legal benefits of married couples. It's the third state to do so, but clergy can decline to perform the ceremony.
Antiwhaling Wars Japanese fleet to meet resistance
Conservation groups Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd have sent ships--some with battering rams--to intercept and possibly disable a Japanese whaling fleet in Antarctica early next month.
Buh-Bye, Cingular AT&T rejoins the wireless world
What's in a name? Three years after Cingular purchased AT&T Wireless, the carrier will soon be rebranded, as AT&T. Ads already touting the merger are likely to drop the Cingular logo by midyear.
Jumpman George Bush Sr.'s 85th-birthday plans
George H.W. Bush celebrated his 75th and 80th birthdays by skydiving. Now, as he recovers from his second hip replacement, the former Prez announced he plans to jump on his 85th in '09.