France announces it's closing embassy in Syria.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

BRUSSELS (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy says his country is closing its embassy in Syria. Sarkozy made the announcement in Brussels on Friday, a day after two French ..
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Homecoming Marine wanted to show partner his love

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

HONOLULU (AP) - Sgt. Brandon Morgan didn't expect to become a global phenomenon when he kissed his partner upon returning from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. But then ..
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Journalist: Harrowing escape from Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Spanish photographer Javier Espinosa painted a harrowing picture of life inside the shattered center of Syrian resistance in Homs in the days before a full-scale assault by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
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Q&A: Russian presidential election explained

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Russians go to the polls on Sunday March 4 to elect a new president. Current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is attempting to regain the post he held between 1999 and 2008. He has been a dominant force in Russian politics for more than a decade but his popularity has suffered recent setbacks. So who is challenging him and what will the poll mean for Russia? CNN examines some of the key questions.
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1 student shot, wounded at Arizona high school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say one student has been shot at a high school in southeastern Arizona and the alleged shooter is in custody.    They say the Willc..
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Michigan GOP changes delegate award after vote

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan GOP officials have voted to change the way they award 30 delegates from the presidential primary, a day after the tally showed native son Mitt Romney..
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Md. governor signs bill legalizing gay marriage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) - With Maryland legalizing gay marriage, some conservative opponents and religious leaders are counting on members of their congregations, especially in black ..
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AG: Ex-Penn State coach abused boys ages 8 to 17

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A new court filing by prosecutors in the Penn State sex abuse case says the alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky ranged in age from 8 to 17, and that eight of t..
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Obama demands Congress end oil, gas subsidies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - President Barack Obama, turning his political sights on snowy New Hampshire, demanded that Congress eliminate oil and gas company subsidies that he called an ou..
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Teen charged as juvenile in Ohio school shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A teenager was charged Thursday with killing three students in a school shooting, the first step in proceedings that could see him charged as an adult and faci..
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Debate intensifies over animal undercover filming

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Animal welfare groups reacted with outrage Wednesday after the Iowa Legislature made the state the first to approve a bill making it a crime to surreptitiou..
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Disabled cruise ship reaches Seychelles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A disabled Italian cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, reached port in the Seychelles Thursday.
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Santorum whacks at Romney answer on contraception

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Mitt Romney's initial reaction to a question about a contraception measure in the U.S. Senate shows he's not con..
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US report: HIV rate down in needle-drug users

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - There's some good news from the AIDS front: Fewer needle drug users are testing positive for HIV.    U.S. health officials said Thursday the rate has ..
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More violent weather ahead for damaged communities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) - Crews cleared splintered plywood and smashed appliances from small-town neighborhoods Thursday, a day after tornadoes killed 13 people in the Midwest and So..
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Opposition withdraws from Baba Amr

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Aid groups got the green light to enter the besieged Syrian enclave of Baba Amr on Thursday as government forces moved in.
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American teacher killed by student in Iraq

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Kurdish student shot and killed his American teacher at a Christian school in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya, then turned the gun on himself, the local mayor said Thursday.
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Gunmen kill NATO service members in Afghanistan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A gunman in an Afghan National Army uniform and another man shot and killed two service members with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, authorities said.
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Syria to allow Red Cross to enter Homs district

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has received permission from Syrian authorities to enter the besieged Homs neighborhood of Baba Amr on Friday.&nb..
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US teacher dies in north Iraq school shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) - An American gym teacher at a Christian school in the northern Iraqi Kurdish region was killed Thursday when a student in a crowded classroom pulled out a ..
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