Cruise ship captain admits 'mistake' in deposition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In his answers to prosecutors, defense attorneys and a judge, the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia admitted he made a "mistake" in colliding with rocks off the Italian island of Giglio.
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In Romney's tax returns, details on Mormon tithe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Mitt Romney's newly released tax returns provide more than an accounting of the Republican presidential candidate's remarkable personal wealth. The documents also give a rare glimp..
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Judges weigh HIV-infected man's fight to get job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A panel of federal judges appeared skeptical Wednesday of the Atlanta police department's decision to reject a job application from an HIV-infected man.   ..
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Giffords resigns from Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Representative Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from Congress today. Giffords handed her letter of resignation to Speaker of the House John Boehner in front of Congress and on live ..
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Millions of spiders make cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A golden cape woven from the silk of 1.2 million Golden Orb spiders has gone on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
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Hostages rescued overnight from Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is praising Special Operations Forces who rescued two hostages, including an American aid worker, from pirates in Somalia early Wednesday.&..
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Thousands in Cairo on revolution anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of people gathered under rainy skies in Cairo's Tahrir Square early Wednesday, exactly one year after the start of the revolution that ousted longtime Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak but, many say, accomplished little else.
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German pleads not guilty in L.A. arson case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A German national accused of setting one of the worst arson sprees in the history of Los Angeles entered a plea of not guilty during an arraignment hearing Tuesday.
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U.S. Marine in Iraq killings gets demotion, pay cut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. military judge sentenced a Marine squad leader charged with alleged war crimes in Iraq with a maximum of 90 days in prison and a reduction in pay and rank.
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Megaupload founder denied bail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A New Zealand court denied bail Wednesday to the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site Megaupload, whose extradition is being sought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
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State of the Union 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on milliona..
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Scientists: Big Tokyo quake likely

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tokyo faces the possibility of being hit by a massive earthquake within the next four years, according to Japanese researchers.
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Marine to serve no time in Iraqi killings case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - A military judge has recommended no time in confinement for a Marine sergeant who pleaded guilty to negligent dereliction of duty in assaults by his s..
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Buffett secretary to attend State of the Union

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The secretary for one of the world's wealthiest men and the wife of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs are among those invited by the White House to attend the State..
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In Syria, many caught in the middle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has become increasingly polarized, says Nic Robertson, who was recently on assignment there. That leaves many people in the middle who want change but don\'t want uncertainty.
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Kenya to set up election violence tribunal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The International Criminal Court prosecutor on Tuesday commended Kenya's political leaders - and even four suspects accused of orchestrating mass violence - f..
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Aid group: S.Sudan clashes show 'extreme violence'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan residents with gunshot and stab wounds continue to emerge from the bush weeks after a massive tribe-on-tribe attack killed an untold number of ..
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Disney Cruise Line adds port, itineraries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Disney ships will start sailing out of Miami for the first time next year as the cruise line expands its Caribbean offerings.    Disney Cruise L..
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'Despair' in Nigeria after Kano attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerian security forces say they have arrested 158 suspected members of the militant group Boko Haram, three days after attacks left more than 200 people dead in the city of Kano.
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Cruise ship cleanup will take time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Undersea salvage experts will not start siphoning fuel off the partially sunken cruise liner Costa Concordia before Saturday, according to the man in charge of the operation, Franco Gabrielli.
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