Hundreds of women - and a few men - turned up in heels and hot pants for a short but ungainly race in Australia. More than 260 women dashed across the 80-metre distance, though some fell on the pavement and others ended up walking to the finish line.
Sep 2, 2008
Microsoft Expands European Presence
As Microsoft agreed to buy Greenfield Online, Inc., for $486 million last week, it hopes the move will imporve its status online.
Japanese Prime Minister resigns
Japan's ruling party moved quickly to find a new leader after Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda resigned suddenly. His resignation comes after a deadlock in parliament stalled government for the past year.
Biden: Gustav is first test of interoperability
During a campaign stop in Pittsburgh, Senator Joe Biden discussed how the national focus should be on the people in the Gulf Coast region. He also said the response to Gustav is the first test of interoperability.