Gay dad finds families for foster kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

David Wing-Kovarik and his partner, Conrad, were ready to adopt a child. They moved through all their requirements smoothly, even enrolling in an orientation and training class for prospective parents. Then they were confronted with their first real stumbling block.
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Mommy Wars in the presidential race: What is work?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Mommy Wars in the middle of the 2012 presidential race?    Ann Romney fought back Thursday after a Democratic consultant suggested she isn't qu..
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LA shelter hopes cats' iPad art draws in donations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles animal shelter that lets its cats chase toys on top of iPads hope the digital art created by the movement will encourage donations of money and tab..
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Ann Romney fires back at never-worked charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ann Romney fought back Thursday against a Democrat who suggested she's no economic expert because she "hasn't worked a day in her life." Raising the five Romney s..
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Judge refuses to toss charges against Sandusky

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A judge has refused to throw out child sex abuse charges against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.    Judge John Clel..
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Zimmerman makes court appearance in Fla. shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has made his first court appearance on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.&nbs..
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Child actors show Mexico's plight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A short video that has gone viral in Mexico asks a tough question of the country\'s presidential candidates: \"Are you striving only for the (presidential) chair, or will you change the future of our country?\"
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JetBlue pilot indicted for flight disruption

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A JetBlue Airways pilot accused of disrupting a Las Vegas-bound flight when he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists has been indicted.&nbs..
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Man charged in shooting spree talks to TV station

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A man charged with killing seven people at a tiny college has told a San Francisco television station that he's deeply sorry about the shooting.   &n..
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Mali swears in new president, restores civilian rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mali\'s new interim president vowed that he would not let the country be split by rebels as he was sworn in Thursday, restoring the country to civilian rule after a brief military coup.
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Fake grenade prompts NYC building evacuation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a novelty grenade was to blame for an evacuation at a building near New York's ground zero.    The police bomb squad was called to 2 ..
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South Sudan seizes oil-rich area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan forces have captured a disputed oil-rich area along the border with Sudan, escalating tensions between the two longtime rivals and threatening a return to war.
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UAE recalls Iran ambassador

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The UAE recalled its ambassador to Iran on Thursday in protest of a visit by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a disputed island.
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UK lawyer set to file phone-hacking claims in U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British lawyer Mark Lewis said Thursday he is preparing to take legal action on behalf of three clients who believe their phones were hacked while they were in the United States.
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Martin's mom says Fla. shooting was an accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The mother of an unarmed teen killed by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer is saying she thinks the shooting was an accident.    Sybrina Fulton was ..
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Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed ..
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What will Greek elections mean?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Greeks protest on the streets about unpopular austerity measures aimed at cutting national debt, a general election is called that could lead to more uncertainty. CNN explains what\'s happening and what it could mean to Greece\'s future.
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High-tech Olympic drug tests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Some athletes will go to any lengths to get their hands on an Olympic gold medal. Marion Jones and Ben Johnson are just two examples of champions whose achievements have been scrubbed from the record books due to drug scandals.
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Yemen's obsession with qat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When I was a small child, I spent many afternoons on my father\'s lap seeing qat being chewed in front of my eyes.
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Soccer star on Egypt 'dark tunnel'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On February 1, deadly riots at a football match in Port Said plunged Egypt into mourning and despair. The national league was canceled and the future of one of African soccer\'s traditional powerhouses seemed bleak.
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