U.S. plans fifth military-ops base
The Pentagon will relieve its Central and European Commands of overseeing military operations in Africa after it sets up a new command base there during fiscal 2008, which starts in October.
Carmaker to reveal "Project X"
Still reeling from its $1.5 billion third-quarter loss last year, DaimlerChrysler is set to unveil on Feb. 14 a cost-savings plan, dubbed "Project X," that includes nixing at least two plants and 10,000 jobs. •Lost in Translation
Beijing to remove a tourist delight
Hoping to avoid embarrassment at the '08 Olympics, Beijing officials have sent linguists to scour the city's signs over the next eight months to correct their infamously quirky English translations.
•Apple Olive Branch
At last, a logo dispute is settled
Baby, you can drive my iPod. The 20-year trademark battle between Steve Jobs' Apple Inc. and the Beatles' Apple Corps is finally over. Analysts predict Beatles songs will be on iTunes by May.
British band turns 30, reunites
Sting will send an SOS to the world Feb. 11 as he reunites his punk-rock group, the Police, to perform the opening act at the Grammys. Could this be the comeback of the '80s mane?