Honduras fire inmates not convicted

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) - The prisoners whose scorched bodies were carried out piece by piece Thursday morning from a charred Honduran prison had been locked inside an overcrowded..
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First lady and dog Bo welcome surprised tourists

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - School kids visiting the White House got a brief scare when Michelle Obama popped up and warned them there would be a 50-question test at the end of their tour.&n..
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Stocks move higher as unemployment claims drop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are rising on Wall Street on signs of strength in the U.S. job market, but continuing uncertainty about Greece's debt problems kept the gains in check. ..
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House speaker says payroll tax bill won't add jobs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says he supports a compromise bill extending payroll tax cuts and benefits for the long-term unemployed, but he says it's not going to ..
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NJ trooper's child killed in school bus crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHESTERFIELD, N.J. (AP) - A school bus carrying elementary school children collided Thursday with a dump truck, killing a student who is the daughter of a state trooper and injurin..
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From New York to Asia, Lin is a hoops sensation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Bigger than Shaq? Larger than LeBron? The Knicks as NBA champions?    (Don't laugh too hard at that last one. The odds are getting better, according ..
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Taliban reject Karzai claim of secret meetings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Taliban rejected a claim Thursday by Afghan President Hamid Karzai that it was taking part in secret talks with the Afghan government.
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No federal charges seen in Kansas Statehouse case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A man detained after homemade bombs were found inside his pickup near the Kansas Statehouse will not face federal charges, a federal law enforcement spokeswoman..
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Government panel considers WTC cancer claims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A government panel is considering whether a multibillion-dollar aid program for people sickened by World Trade Center dust should be expanded to include people who ..
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Neighbors had reported possible abuse of Wis. girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Neighbors of a severely malnourished Wisconsin teenager say they rarely saw the girl leave home, and when she did emerge she would scavenge through the trash at ti..
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Jon Secada joins Hepatitis C awareness campaign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Three-time Grammy winner Jon Secada wishes his father Jose hadn't kept his Hepatitis C diagnosis a secret.    The Cuban-American sing-songwriter's fathe..
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North Korea marks 70th anniversary of dead leader's birth

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the birth of its late leader Kim Jong Il with an array of dedicated programming on state television.
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U.S. man wrongly imprisoned in Nicaragua?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since last summer, a former Peace Corps volunteer from Washington state has been wasting away in a Nicaraguan prison, wrongfully convicted of international drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime, his supporters say.
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Unemployment applications drop to a 4-year low

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Caroline Hayden

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest point in almost four years last week, the latest signal that the job market is steadily impr..
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Moody's warns of big bank downgrades.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NEW YORK (AP) - Some of the world's biggest banks as well as some securities firms may face a downgrade in their credit ratings. Moody's Investors Service says it may take the acti..
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Pay-as-you-go solar lights up Africa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

nPay-as-you-go products may be synonymous with mobile phones but a solar energy service in Africa is harnessing the popular business model to bring affordable electricity to the continent\'s remotest communities.
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Police officer in Ariz shooting has shot 6 others

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

 PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities are investigating an Arizona officer's decision to shoot a man holding a baby, as officials point out that the same policeman had been involved in ..
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Report: Libyan militias 'out of control'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Armed militias in Libya are committing human rights abuses with impunity, threatening to destabilize the country and hindering its efforts to rebuild, Amnesty International said Thursday.
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"Underwear Bomber" in Court Today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

DETROIT (AP) - The government expects at least five passengers will speak in court at the sentencing of a Nigerian man who admits trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Chri..
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Thailand: Iranians planned to attack Israelis

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BANGKOK (AP) - Three Iranians detained after accidentally setting off explosives in Bangkok were planning to attack Israeli diplomats, Thailand's top policeman said Thursday in the..
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