Ralph Nader, who ran as a third-party presidential candidate in 2000 and 2004, announced he was throwing his hat in the ring once again during an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday. The consumer advocate said his campaign would promote labor rights and address corporate crime and Pentagon waste.
In the lead-up to their debate Tuesday in Cleveland, Hillary Rodham Clinton angrily accused fellow Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama of misrepresenting her positions in mailings to voters on healthcare and the North American Free Trade Agreement. "Shame on you," she said while campaigning in Ohio, where Obama defended the mailings as accurate.
Dust levels in the Western US have increased fivefold in some areas during the past 150 years, a team of scientists who've studied lake sediments said Sunday. Human activity, including farming and livestock grazing, was cited for increased dust in lake bottoms.
Air Force investigators began probing the first-ever crash of a B-2 stealth bomber, which occurred Saturday after the plane took off in Guam. Both pilots ejected safely. The plane is one of 21, each of which costs about $1.2 billion.