'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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President Obama's campaign names 35 national co-chairs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

 WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has named 35 national co-chairs, including elected officials, campaign volunteers and a few celebrities. ..
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Divers in Italy report finding 4 more ship bodies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ROME (AP) - Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia have found what appears to be four more bodies on the cruise ship. The civil protection agency, which is monitoring t..
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Australian foreign minister Rudd resigns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Kevin Rudd, the Australian foreign minister, has resigned, his office said Wednesday, amid speculation that he may mount a leadership challenge to Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
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GOP debate tonight first with Santorum leading polls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A local university is at the center of the latest political controversy as the GOP Presidential candidates get ready for tonight's debate in Arizona. It will als..
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Deadly Anti-American Protest in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Afghan Interior Ministry says seven people have been killed in clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters demonstrating against the burning..
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NYPD Intelligence, Newark's Mayor didn't know

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Americans in New Jersey's largest city were subjected to surveillance as part of the New York Police Department's effort to build databases of where Muslims wor..
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2 Journalist killed in Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PARIS (AP) - The French government spokeswoman on Wednesday identified two Western reporters killed in Syria as French photojournalist Remi Ochlik and American war reporter M..
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Black history museum to break ground with Obama

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new national museum telling the history of black life, art, and culture will soon begin taking shape as the 19th museum in the Smithsonian Institution to explor..
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