Costa CEO blames captain error for ship grounding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - The jailed captain of the cruise ship that capsized off Tuscany made an unauthorized deviation from the programmed course, a blunder that led to its deadly crash agains..
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Paul's flights fly in face of cut-spending theme

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has been spending large amounts on airfare as a congressman, flying first class on dozens of taxpayer-funded flights to..
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Huntsman drops out of GOP presidential race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Republican Jon Huntsman has dropped out of the GOP presidential race and has endorsed Mitt Romney.    Huntsman said the ..
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Zappos says customer database hacked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Online shoe seller Zappos.com says a hacker may have accessed the personal information of up to 24 million customers.    Customers' credit card..
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Concerns about Romney's faith quieter but not gone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREER, S.C. (AP) - The second time around, the shock has worn off.    The prospect of a Mormon president appears to be less alien to South Carolina Republicans who a..
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RI hospital to study video game health benefits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island hospital is investigating whether popular video games that make users jump, dance and exert themselves have any health benefits.   ..
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Cruise tragedy conjures memories of doomed Titanic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The first interviews of survivors - and the first impressions of people across the world - of the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise liner that ran aground and t..
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Hackers attack two Israeli websites

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The websites of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and of El Al, the Israeli airline, were brought down Monday morning by an apparent hacking attack.
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Suspect leads Thai police to potential bomb materials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Thai government said Monday that it had found the basic ingredients for explosive devices in a building in central Thailand, just days after the United States and Israel warned their citizens in Bangkok of the possibility of an imminent terrorist attack.
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Strong earthquake hits off Antarctica's coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of Antarctica, prompting a warning that there was a "small possibility" it could trigger a tsunami.
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N. Korea denies punishing citizens for not mourning enough

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea has angrily denied allegations that it punished some of its citizens for inadequately mourning the death of its late leader Kim Jong Il.
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Jon Huntsman to withdraw from Presidential race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON - Jon Huntsman is out of the Republican race for President. Campaign officials made the announcement Sunday night.CNN reports an announcement is planned for Monday, wher..
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Protesters gather for fourth straight day in Romania

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Protesters seeking the ouster of Romanian President Traian Basescu and early elections gathered for a fourth straight day Sunday in a main square of Bucharest, the capital, and 18 other cities in the Eastern European nation.
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Report: Bodies recovered from inside ill-fated cruise ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Divers resumed their search Sunday morning for up to 50 people unaccounted for after a luxury Italian cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany, killing at least three people and injuring 20 others, authorities said.
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Nigerian labor unions, government fail to reach deal to end strikes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerian labor unions failed to reach a deal with the government on a nationwide strike over soaring fuel prices, sparking concerns of a potential oil production shutdown Sunday in Africa's largest crude producer.
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Syria toll rises to 25; monitors cheered

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Crowds in a Syrian town surrounded by government troops cheered Arab League monitors who visited Sunday.
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Two more bodies found on sunken Italian cruise ship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GIGLIO, Italy (AP) - Coast guard divers searching the submerged part of the Costa Concordia on Sunday found the bodies of two elderly people, raising to five the death toll after t..
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Towering legend, flawed man? MLK's image evolving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BRETT ZONGKER/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - On the National Mall in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. is a towering, heroic figure carved in stone. On the Broadway stage, he'..
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Iraqi police: 15 killed in attacks on stations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 15 people were killed and 26 others wounded in attacks targeting police stations in Iraq Sunday, authorities said.
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Congress returns to resume payroll tax cut talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANDREW TAYLOR/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans would cut federal employee benefits. President Barack Obama would raise fees for airline passengers and eliminate Satur..
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