'Green Nobel' fights for Africa's rainforests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The majestic Kongou Falls, has some of the most spectacular cataracts in Africa, which are located in the heart of Gabon\'s Ivindo National Park. The 3,000-square-kilometer park is one of the most significant African sites for biodiversity conservation, sheltering a rich variety of wildlife and vegetation species.
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Man stabs 4 near school in Ohio office building

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police say a man who stabbed four people near a technical school in a downtown Ohio office building before being shot by an officer had three knives. &nb..
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Lawsuit: US pastor runs anti-gay effort in Uganda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts evangelist faces a federal lawsuit that alleges he has waged a decades-long campaign to persecute gays in Uganda.    The Ce..
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'Pink slime' critics fight ammonia-treated meat

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil.    In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground..
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New screening procedures for air travelers over 75

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Some air travelers over the age of 75 will soon get a break at airport security checkpoints under a test program announced Wednesday that could allow them to keep th..
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National Cathedral's preservation needs top $50M

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's where the nation's capital gathers to mourn, to pray and to seek comfort during tragedies. Now the Washington National Cathedral needs help weathering its ow..
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Therapy dog a good audience for young readers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - When first approaching Lipton, a black and white Portuguese water dog, kindergarten student Elizabeth Leduc was a little hesitant.    Having..
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Vt committee takes testimony on "end of life" bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A committee of the Vermont Senate will continue to take testimony on legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of..
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Ky. woman sues over exposure to tainted water

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Janetta Johnson spent four-plus decades dealing with a double mastectomy, skin lesions, tooth loss, a complete hysterectomy and chronic severe headaches.    Johnson ..
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UK abortion clinic targeted by US religious group

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - One of Britain's main abortion providers said Wednesday that a campaign run by a U.S.-based religious group is intimidating women who use its services.   &n..
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Idaho Senate panel OKs abortion ultrasound mandate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho stepped closer to requiring women to have an ultrasound of their fetus before terminating a pregnancy, a measure anti-abortion advocates hope will convinc..
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Dallas Seavey is youngest musher to win Iditarod

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NOME, Alaska (AP) - Mushers always pose with their lead dogs under the burled arch in Nome, Alaska, after winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.    When Dallas Se..
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Analysis: Romney losses show disgruntled GOP base

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney's losses in Alabama and Mississippi underscore a stark reality: The core of his party does not want him.    And that lingering conserva..
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Santorum AL edge from voters motivated by religion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - People favoring a candidate who shares their religious beliefs helped Rick Santorum capture Tuesday's Republican presidential primary in Alabama, exit polls of vo..
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Bears WR Marshall accused of punching woman in NYC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say a woman has accused NFL star receiver Brandon Marshall of punching her in the face at a nightclub.    The woman alleges the ..
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Encyclopaedia Britannica to Stop Printing Book Form

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

CHICAGO (AP) - Hours after Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. announced it will stop publishing print editions of its flagship encyclopedia for the first time in more than 200 years, so..
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Did Kony 2012 create wrong buzz?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Let\'s give praise where praise is due. Invisible Children\'s Kony 2012 viral video campaign has done what no other advocacy organization has been able to do until now: capture 29 minutes worth of attention from over 50 million people worldwide.
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Strong earthquake hits Japan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook northeastern Japan on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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President Obama Re-election

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

ORLANDO, Fla.  (AP) - Labor unions plan to spend less money this year on specific candidates and political party organizations. And they'll spend more on door-to-door canvassi..
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Mastermind of singer's killing nabbed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Colombian authorities have captured a fugitive accused of being the mastermind behind the killing of an Argentine folk singer in Guatemala last year.
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