More US women having twins; rate at 1 in 30 babies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - More U.S. women are having twins these days.    Health officials say one in every 30 babies is a twin. That's a huge increase over the last 30 years. ..
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Rockford abortion clinic can reopen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - A Rockford abortion clinic that's been closed since September can reopen under a settlement signed Wednesday.    Attorney Harold Hirshman represents t..
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Bachmann quits race, says she'll fight for issues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Michele Bachmann is quitting the Republican presidential campaign, saying she's "decided to stand aside" in the wake of her sixth place finish in the Iowa p..
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Romney grinning on way to NH after narrow Iowa win

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A smiling Mitt Romney making his way to New Hampshire told reporters that he spoke with all his GOP rivals except Newt Gingrich on Tuesday night. Romney says he o..
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Racially charged London murder case ends

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two men who were found guilty of the racist murder of a black teenager in London were sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison each, the court said.
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Sudan 'Lost boy' hopes for new nation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's been almost two decades since I was separated from my family, my home and my past as a war child. Last year I was able to travel back to East Africa to find my parents, reconnect with others who survived the war and place my vote in the referendum that would eventually lead to the division of Sudan into two independent states.
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Myanmar cuts sentences for independence day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Myanmar's military rulers have commuted sentences and apparently released prisoners, but opposition activists said the moves were unsatisfactory.
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Reactions at the Iowa caucuses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Reactions at the Iowa caucuses: ___ "Game on." — Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator, to his supporters as he was virtually tied early Wednesday with former Massachuse..
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Republican official: McCain to endorse Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Republican official says that 2008 GOP nominee John McCain is endorsing Mitt Romney for the party's 2012 nomination. The official was not authorized..
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Spokesman: Taliban ready to talk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Afghan Taliban are prepared to open an "office outside the country for talks with foreigners," a purported spokesman for the movement said in a statement.
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Taliban ready to talk, spokesman says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Afghan Taliban are prepared to open an \"office outside the country for talks with foreigners,\" a purported spokesman for the movement said in a statement.
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Maldives' top court to rule on spa ban

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Supreme Court of the Maldives is expected to rule Wednesday on whether resorts and hotels in the popular tourist destination can continue to sell spa treatments, alcohol and pork.
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Television networks bring something new to Iowa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — New people are a big part of Iowa caucus coverage by television news networks. Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC devoted all of their prime time minutes to the ..
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A look at key moments in the Iowa caucuses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some remarkable moments in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses: __ From the front-runners: — "Game on," said former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum in opening rem..
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France says Syrian regime committing massacres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy accused Syrian leader Bashar Assad of "barbarous repression" Tuesday and demanded that he step down, saying the regime is massacring ..
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Taliban to open Qatar office for peace talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban announced Tuesday that they will open an office in the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar to hold talks with the United States, an unprecedented ste..
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Libya plans vote on assembly to draft constitution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's interim government has proposed a draft law for electing an assembly to draft a new constitution - a first step to setting up a new government after t..
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Canadian man uses iPad to enter US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TORONTO (AP) - A Canadian man who realized he forgot his passport as he approached the U.S. border found a new way to gain entry - his iPad.    Martin Reisch said Tu..
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Va appeals court sides with sperm-donor father

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A state appeals court has sided with a Virginia Beach man who donated sperm to his longtime girlfriend, overturning a ruling that he lacked any parental rights..
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Pipeline attacked as Syria violence rages

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian officials and opposition activists blamed each other for an attack on a gas pipeline near the restive city of Homs Tuesday.
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