U.S. Senate agrees to sanction Iran's central bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed economic sanctions against Iran on Thursday, a move that the Obama administration cautioned against.
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Secretary of State in Myanmar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Two of the world's most recognized women leaders pledged to work together to bring democracy to Myanmar. After meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Hill..
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Honda announces global recall for air-bag problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TOKYO (AP) - Honda Motor Co. is recalling 304,000 vehicles globally for air-bags that may inflate with too much pressure in a crash, send metal and plastic pieces flying and cause ..
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South Korea to reinforce review of social media content

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Korea plans to intensify the review of its social networking sites and smart phone applications to combat a surge in "illegal and harmful" information, government officials said.
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Al Qaeda leader claims responsibility for kidnapping American

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has claimed responsibility for the capture in August of a 70-year-old U.S. citizen in Pakistan, according to a number of radical websites known for carrying militants' messages.
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Clinton reinforces ties with Suu Kyi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her landmark visit in Myanmar Friday by resuming a meeting with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
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American speaks out on Aruba case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American man who was held in Aruba for nearly four months in connection with the disappearance of his traveling companion insisted Thursday he had nothing to do with her vanishing but said it will "weigh heavily on me for a very long time."
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Biden honors U.S., Iraqi troops for sacrifices in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to the sacrifices of U.S. and Iraqi troops Thursday at a ceremony for service members from both nations.
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For Herman Cain, the campaign all but over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Herman Cain is still campaigning for president. But by most measures, his White House bid is all but over.    His standing in polls is cratering. Supp..
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Has US learned the lesson of Enron 10 years later?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - From humble origins as a natural gas distributor, Enron became a trading operation with the Midas touch. It made bets on oil, water, Internet traffic, even the weat..
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U.S. medical 'trash' saving lives abroad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Third World hospitals are saving lives with medical materials discarded in the U.S.
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U.S. 'trash' saving lives abroad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Third World hospitals are saving lives with medical materials discarded in the U.S.
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Karzai: Afghan rape victim can stay in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Afghan woman imprisoned for adultery after a relative raped her is free to decide whether she wants to go home or remain in detention for her safety, President Hamid Karzai said Thursday.
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Judge says McCready must hand over son or face arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The judge presiding over country singer Mindy McCready's custody case has signed an order that gives authorities the power to pick up her son, Zander, and bring h..
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Egypt postpones election results

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The results of Egypt's first round of voting have been postponed, the country's military rulers said Thursday. The announcement will come Friday or Saturday.
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Thanksgiving donor gives Iowa City families water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - More than a dozen families in Iowa City received an unexpected Thanksgiving gift from an anonymous local woman: running water.    Iowa City of..
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New National Christmas Tree in DC to be lit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The new National Christmas Tree will soon be illuminated for the first time.    President Barack Obama and his family will light the tree in a cere..
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Clock is ticking for McCready to return son to Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Mindy McCready has until 5 p.m. today to return her son, Zander, to Lee County. McCready does not have legal custody of her 5-year-old son, but reportedly took hi..
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U.N. puts Syria death toll at 4,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Arab League and other world powers boosted pressure on the Bashar al-Assad regime to end its nearly nine-month-long crackdown on demonstrators, a relentless push against mostly peaceful citizen protest that has now claimed at least 4,000 deaths.
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Democrats to pursue protections for voting rights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats say they are planning an unprecedented effort to protect voting rights in the 2012 election after several states passed voter identification laws and re..
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