Taliban vow revenge for shootings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Afghan Taliban vowed Monday to exact revenge for the killing of 16 civilians, allegedly by an American soldier who went on a house-to-house shooting rampage Sunday in two villages near his base.
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Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza for a 4th day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian medical and security sources said a 15-year-old boy killed in an airstrike Monday was the fourth civilian killed in four days of bombing by the Israeli military. But an Israeli military spokeswoman said there was no military activity in the area where the death was reported
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Feds probe sticky throttles in 1.9M Ford sedans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Federal safety regulators have launched an investigation into sticky accelerators in more than 1.9 million Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans.    Th..
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Obama: Afghan shooting is 'heartbreaking'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling the alleged slaying of 16 Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier "absolutely tragic and heartbreaking" and that he is still "proud g..
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Activists: 45 women, kids stabbed, burned to death in Homs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 45 women and children were stabbed and burned to death late Sunday in the Syrian city of Homs, opposition activists said, after peace talks between a U.N. special envoy and the Syrian regime failed to yield a cease-fire.
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Group behind anti-Kony video rebuts criticism

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Invisible Children, which produced a hugely popular half-hour documentary about notorious African warlord Joseph Kony, released a new video Monday to try to address criticisms about its nonprofit organization, its approach and its goals.
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JetBlue flight makes emergency landing after bomb threat

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A JetBlue Airways flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, New York and a passenger detained after the airline received a phone call indicating she may have posed a b..
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Romney: Obama wrongly content with US job growth

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mitt Romney is telling Alabama voters that President Barack Obama wrongly thinks the country is doing better because of recent job increases.    ..
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Protests spread in Morocco's north Rif mountains

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RABAT, Morocco (AP) - Morocco's state news agency says anti-government riots have spread in the northern part of the North African country, resulting in serious injuries among secu..
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5 die in strikes on Gaza, militants barrage Israel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes killed three Palestinian civilians and two militants in the Gaza Strip on Monday and Palestinian rocket squads barraged southern Isr..
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Thousands join anti-government rally in Bangladesh

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Tens of thousands of people joined an opposition rally in Bangladesh's capital on Monday to demand that a nonpartisan caretaker government oversee the next..
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Salvation Army says demand up for youth programs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A survey of Salvation Army youth programs in more than 80 cities shows more than eight in 10 programs saw increased demand from children and families in the past ..
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Does mild winter mean more bugs?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Whether we have extreme winter weather or mild, it won't make much difference come summertime to the bugs that sting, bite and harass us year after year.&n..
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Unlikely partners unite after natural disasters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - One is a low-lying river city built on a swamp basin, a multicultural melting pot known the world over for legendary excesses, from lung-searing food to French Q..
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Lawsuit to try to stop restart of Japanese nuclear plant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Scores of Japanese citizens filed a lawsuit Monday in an effort to block the restarting of a nuclear power facility as tensions remain over atomic energy in the country a year after the Fukushima Daichi disaster.
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Iraqi murders put gay and emo youth on edge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A recent rash of killings of people perceived to be gay or emo in Iraq has stoked fear within those communities, which worry the government might be unwilling or unable to protect them.
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Love letters reveal Pres. Nixon's sensitive side

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) - Did Richard Nixon have a sensitive side? Love letters written while Nixon and his future wife Pat were still dating show that before he rose to powe..
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167 people's remains found in Mexico

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have found the remains of 167 people, believed to be at least 50 years old, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said.
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Life and death under Syria's onslaught

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Intense black smoke billowing from the flames of an oil fire blocks out the sun. A teenage mom with a one-day-old baby seeks shelter in a dimly-lit basement from a barrage of missiles and shells.
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Afghan villages search for answers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American soldier went on a house-to-house shooting spree in two villages in the Kandahar region of Afghanistan early Sunday, Afghan officials said, killing 16 people.
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