O, tannenbaum! Are you best natural or artificial?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - If the holidays are truly a time for peace on earth and goodwill toward all, someone forgot to tell the Christmas tree people.    For these holi..
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Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers in Rock Hall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Welcome to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Guns N' Roses.    The seminal rock band of the late 1980s and early '90s, best known for hits like "Welcom..
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Rare Kabul attack: Who did it and why?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tuesday's deadly suicide attack targeting Afghan Shia just didn't fit the pattern of what had come before in this troubled country.
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Virginia Tech seeks to block $55,000 fine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - An administrative judge is set to begin hearing testimony on whether Virginia Tech should pay a $55,000 fine in connection to the 2007 shooting rampage on its cam..
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Russian protesters, opposition leader held

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for a "full investigation" of irregularities in recent parliamentary elections in Russia, citing "serious concern" about the vote.
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Panel: Olympus management 'rotten'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The scandal-hit Olympus Corp. will appoint a board to decide whether the Japanese company should take legal action and file criminal complaints against executives who helped hide $1.7 billion in losses, the company president said Wednesday.
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Dozens dead from blasts in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twin suicide bombings killed dozens of people Tuesday in Afghanistan, most of them in a mass-scale attack on Shiite worshippers unlike anything the country has seen in the decade-long war.
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Clinton calls for probe of Russian vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for a "full investigation" of irregularities in recent parliamentary elections in Russia, citing "serious concern" about the vote.
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Alva homeowner testifies at Senate drywall hearing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON, DC - Members of Congress are hearing what it's like to live with defective drywall, as a Southwest Florida woman represented thousands of affected homeowners across the..
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Fla. jury convicts prostitution ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A jury in Florida has convicted six Eastern European residents of running a prostitution ring in the United States.    The federal jury on Tuesd..
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FAA chief resigns after drunken driving arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Randy Babbitt says he will resign as head of the Federal Aviation Administration following his arrest over the weekend on charges of drunken driving.   ..
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Citigroup to cut 4,500 jobs over next few quarters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup says it is cutting 4,500 jobs over the next few quarters.    CEO Vikram Pandit said the job cuts are part of the New York bank's efforts to..
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Florida carrier to fly out of Phoenix-Gateway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Florida-based Spirit Airlines has announced it will become the second carrier to provide service from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, joining Allegiant Air. &..
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EC: European nations could lose powers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

European nations could be penalized by being stripped of some powers if they fail to manage their budgets, according to a memo from European Commission President Herman Van Rompuy leaked Tuesday.
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Book on Amazon.com coming in 2013

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com, the country's largest online bookseller, will itself be the subject of a book coming out in 2013.    Bloomberg Businessweek writer Brad S..
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UN chief doubts comprehensive climate deal likely

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) - An all-encompassing climate deal "may be beyond our reach for now," the U.N. chief said Tuesday as China and India delivered a setback to European plans..
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Radiation traces found in Japanese baby formula

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Traces of radiation spilled from Japan's hobbled nuclear plant were detected in baby formula Tuesday in the latest case of contaminated food in the nation.  ..
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Clinton sees Syrian opposition, US envoy returns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton held a rare meeting on Tuesday with Syrian opposition figures as the Obama administration returned its top envoy to Dam..
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ICC seeks information from Libya on Seif al-Islam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - International Criminal Court judges want to know from Libyan authorities where Moammar Gadhafi's son and one-time heir apparent is being held and if c..
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Greek students in clashes on shooting anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Students hurled rocks and bottles during clashes with police Tuesday at a rally to mark the third anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager in ce..
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