Plastic surgery forces Egyptian lawmaker to quit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ultraconservative Islamic Al-Nour party says one of its lawmakers has resigned from parliament after he was found to have lied in claiming he suffered facial b..
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Magnitude-4.0 quake shakes San Francisco Bay area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two small, back-to-back earthquakes shook San Francisco Bay area residents awake Monday morning but appeared to leave no serious damage or injury.   ..
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Pump prices rise again; oil prices waver

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The price at the gas pump rose over the weekend and the nationwide average is nearing $3.80 a gallon. Oil is close to $107 per barrel because of tensions tied to Iran's nuclear pro..
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Magnitude-6.1 quake shakes Argentina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - A magnitude-6.1 earthquake has shaken Argentina, but there are no reports of damage or injury.    The quake at 4:46 a.m. (2:46 a.m. ES..
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Man pleads not guilty in Conn. brain-eating case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Floridian charged with hacking a Connecticut homeless man to death with an ax and eating some of his brain and an eyeball has pleaded not guilty to murde..
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Santorum: Romney has failed to 'close the deal'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Mitt Romney has failed to "close the deal" with voters and suggests the GOP nomination might be deci..
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Ohio becomes a Romney-Santorum dead heat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Mitt Romney's allies are hoping Super Tuesday's powerful imprint on the Republican presidential nomination will bring clarity, at long last, to the fractious co..
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Taliban link Afghan attack to Quran burning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber blew himself up at an entrance to Afghanistan's Bagram Airfield on Monday, an attack the Taliban called revenge for the burning of Qurans by U.S. troops there last month.
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4-year-old New Mexico boy's body pulled from hole

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say crews have recovered the body of a 4-year-old boy who fell down a hole in a Carlsbad neighborhood.    State police ..
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China growth worries weigh on markets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Worries over China's economic growth weighed on markets Monday, but an indication that Greece was making headway in convincing private creditors to accept a crucial b..
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Afghan officials: Talks for deal with US faltering

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Efforts to forge a deal that will govern the American military presence in Afghanistan beyond a planned U.S troop withdrawal in 2014 are faltering, curren..
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Syrian refugees flee to Lebanon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

QAA, Lebanon (AP) - More than a thousand Syrian refugees have poured across the border into Lebanon, among them families with small children carrying only plastic bags filled with ..
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139 dead in Yemen fighting, 55 troops held captive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Sneaking across the desert behind army lines, al-Qaida militants launched a surprise attack against military bases in south Yemen, killing 107 soldiers and capt..
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UN humanitarian chief to visit Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said Monday that Syrian authorities have confirmed they will allow her to visit the country this week after repeatedly ig..
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Does private prison save Idaho money? No one knows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - For more than a decade, Idaho leaders have promoted private prisons by telling taxpayers it's cheaper for the state to outsource prison management. But an exami..
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Kan. doctor faces sentencing for bogus research

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Topeka doctor who conspired to falsify data in a 2010 clinical trial of an allergy pill on human subjects has asked a judge to spare him from prison. &n..
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BP settlement includes new health claims process

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOOTHEVILLE, La. (AP) - A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring health concerns and compensating p..
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Tulsa authorities search for missing girl's body

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Tulsa are digging up a parking lot in search of the body of a young Florida girl who disappeared 15 years ago.    Orange County De..
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Hearing set for man charged in brain-eating case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A man charged with killing another man with an ax and eating body parts is set to return to a Connecticut courtroom for a hearing on whether prosecutors ha..
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Reports: Tibetans set selves on fire in new protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unrest among Tibetans in western areas of China appeared to take another macabre turn over the weekend with reports that a mother of four and a middle school student died after setting themselves on fire in separate protests against Chinese rule.
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