Germany asked to stop castrating sex criminals

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Europe's top human rights watchdog has urged Germany to stop offering sexual offenders the option of surgical castration.
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Nursing home resident subdued with Taser gun

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) - Stillwater police say they used a stun gun on an elderly nursing home resident with dementia after he stabbed an employee with a pen.    Pol..
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Romney seeks tea party votes, Santorum hunts cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Launched by a bitter debate, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are powering into a crucial stretch of Republican primaries and caucuses, one man badly needing money ..
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Somali militants target addicts

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turn down any rundown street in any one of the "mini-Mogadishus" that now pepper Britain's cities, and you'll see young men congregating outside what look like shuttered shop fronts. But look closer. There are no signs and no distinguishing features to help those who don't know what lies on the other side of these battered doorways.
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2 American service members killed in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A U.S. official says both international troops killed by a man in an Afghan army uniform were Americans. NATO reported Thursday that the two se..
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7 Marines dead after mid air collision

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Seven Marines were killed in a collision of two helicopters near Yuma, Ariz., during night training exercises, the Marine Corps said Thursday. Lt. Maureen Doo..
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Letter of apology to Afghan president for Quran burning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Afghan president's office says it has received a letter from President Barack Obama formally apologizing for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. mil..
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President Obama to Miami Today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is confronting Americans' anxiety over rising gasoline prices by drawing attention to his energy policies and taking credit for increased o..
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'Caylee' legislation stalls in Iowa, other states

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Lawmakers under pressure from constituents in the months after the Casey Anthony trial have found it's not easy to toughen penalties for parents who don't i..
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8-year-old critical after Wash. school shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SEATTLE (AP) - Police say a gun brought to a Washington state elementary school in a third grader's backpack discharged, apparently by accident, critically wounding an 8-year-old c..
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Inside Australia's political 'soap opera'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In announcing his resignation as Foreign Minister Wednesday, Kevin Rudd referred to the "soap opera" underway in Australian politics.
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Argentina train crash kills 50

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Argentina's president declared a two-day mourning period after a commuter train plowed into a barrier at a Buenos Aires station, killing 50 people and injuring hundreds more.
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Chavez says he will go to Cuba for surgery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Speculation and messages of support surged in Venezuela Wednesday, a day after President Hugo Chavez announced he would travel to Cuba for surgery.
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Report: Dozens dead in Argentina train crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 49 people were killed and more than 600 people were injured Wednesday when a train plowed into a platform at a Buenos Aires station, state media said.
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Report: Crime at US public schools on the decline

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Crimes and homicides in public schools nationwide have declined, part of a downward trend seen over the past several years.    Data released Wednesday b..
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2 shot at central Virginia Walmart distribution center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) - Two people were shot Wednesday at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. distribution center in Virginia, a county official said.    Dinwiddie County Fire Depa..
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Italy: Divers find 8 more bodies in ship wreckage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship off a Tuscan island found eight bodies Wednesday on one of the passenger decks, including that of a missing 5-..
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Costumes, beads give way to ashes in New Orleans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officers on horseback cleared Bourbon Street early Wednesday, declaring an end to Carnival 2012 in New Orleans as Mardi Gras revelers began to prepare for the be..
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Baez no longer attorney for Casey Anthony

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Attorney Jose Baez says he is no longer representing Casey Anthony, the Florida mother whose murder trial last summer made him one of the best known criminal d..
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Pressure on nations as they talk Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Desperation and a rapidly growing death toll serve as a backdrop for a new effort dozens of countries are launching in hopes of finally stemming the brutal crackdown under way in Syria.
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