Ill. man in joking mood despite nail in brain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) - Gail Glaenzer still can't believe that her fiance unknowingly shot a nail into his skull, let alone that he posted a picture of the X-ray on Facebook during h..
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Survivors recount frantic escape from sinking cruise ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Days after the Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy's coast, details of the harrowing escape from the ship are still fresh in survivors' minds. Here are some of the accounts they shared with CNN:
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IOC President saddened by skier Burke's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) - IOC President Jacques Rogge expressed sadness Friday over the death of Sarah Burke, but said freestyle skiing is no more dangerous than other winter sport..
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American arrested in Syria?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. government is looking into reports about the arrest of a U.S. citizen in Syria, a senior State Department official told CNN on Friday.
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Rescuers halt search as Italy cruise ship moves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescue workers have suspended their search of the Costa Concordia after the cruise ship moved, making it too risky for divers to operate, the Italian coast guard said Friday.
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Malawian women protest after attacks for wearing pants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Malawian women protested Friday to demand an end to attacks on those who were stripped naked on the streets for wearing pants, leggings and miniskirts, instead of dresses.
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Legendary blues singer Etta James dies in Calif.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Etta James' performance of the enduring classic "At Last" was the embodiment of refined soul: Angelic-sounding strings harkened the arrival of her passionate yet..
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Urinating cat, not fire, caused smoke in Pa. home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) - One western Pennsylvania fire department learned that there's not necessarily fire wherever there's smoke.    New Castle's assistant fire chie..
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Israeli forces arrest Palestinian officials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli forces arrested Palestinian parliamentary speaker Aziz Dweik near the West Bank on Thursday night, authorities said.
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LA hospital prepares to send tiny baby home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of the world's smallest surviving babies is headed home.    Melinda Star Guido weighed only 9½ ounces at birth- less than a can of soda..
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Romney braces for final full day in South Carolina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Mitt Romney entered the final full day of campaigning in South Carolina's GOP primary contest Friday scrambling to fend off challenges from more conse..
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Allies see day of heavy loss in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Allied forces have suffered a day of strong losses in Afghanistan in a helicopter crash that killed 6 U.S. Marines and an attack that killed four French service members and raised the prospect of France withdrawing its troops early.
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Mexico drug war: Bodies for billions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There are kingpins with names like the Engineer, head-chopping hit men, dirty cops and double-dealing politicians. And, of course, there are users -- millions of them.
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homel..
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NY woman's 2 babies grew in her 2 uteruses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A woman with two uteruses who had previously given birth from each, three years apart, has now produced twin boys, one from each side.    Alison..
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Grower linked to listeria fined on migrant housing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado cantaloupe grower whose farm was identified by federal authorities as the source of a listeria outbreak that killed 30 people last year was fined by the U...
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Sex poses surprisingly low risk to heart patients

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Good news: Sex is safe for most heart patients. If you're healthy enough to walk up two flights of stairs without chest pain or gasping for breath, you can have a lo..
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ABC News to air interview with Gingrich ex-wife

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - ABC News plans to air an interview with the second wife of Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich on "Nightline" just two days before the GOP's South Carol..
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Will authorities call off cruise ship rescues?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers resumed work aboard of the wreck of the cruise liner Costa Concordia Thursday, the Italian Navy said, as a decision loomed about when and if to call off the search for survivors.
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Obama, in Florida, unveils plans to boost tourism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he wants to make America the top travel destination in the world, picking Walt Disney World to promote his plans to boost ..
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