Blagojevich gets 14 years in prison for corruption

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Rod Blagojevich is headed home to his family after a federal judge sentenced him to 14 years in prison for political corruption.    The disgraced form..
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Cuban exiles say flotilla not a provocation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A small coalition of Cuban exile groups says their plans to park off the coast of Havana and shoot fireworks over the water to highlight human rights violations on the..
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Pearl Harbor attack remembered at 70th anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 120 survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, bombing of Pearl Harbor have observed a moment of silence to commemorate the Japanese attack and the thousands ..
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Wind-related power outages persist in LA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Utility crews are continuing to struggle to restore power to more than 2,000 customers a week after one of the strongest windstorms in years ripped across Southe..
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'M-A-S-H' star Harry Morgan dies at age 96

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan, whose portrayal Col. Potter on television's "M-A-S-H" highlighted a long show-business career, has died. He was 96.&nb..
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Airline responds after Baldwin kicked off flight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - American Airlines is using social media to explain its actions after Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to complain that he was booted from a flight for playing a word..
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Calif. man charged in Fla. in UBS tax probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A California man is facing federal tax charges in Florida in the latest indictment in a long-running investigation of tax evasion at Swiss bank UBS AG...
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Aussie facing 500 lashes in Saudi Arabia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia appealed for leniency after its citizen was sentenced Wednesday to 500 lashes and a year in prison by a Saudi Arabian court.
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Blagojevich sentencing for corruption resumes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - The sentencing hearing for Rod Blagojevich has started its second day.    Prosecutor Reid Schar is making his presentation. The impeached Illinois gov..
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Markets in retreat as euro plan optimism fades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Stocks gave up earlier gains Wednesday as hopes dissipated that a deal to save the euro would be agreed at a summit of European leaders at the end of the week, in the..
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Alleged Italian mafia boss hiding in bunker arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in Italy on Wednesday arrested an alleged top Mafia boss hiding in an underground bunker below his home in a small town near Naples, according to police and the Interior Ministry.
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Police: Thief smashed Pa. store door for egg nog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police are on the lookout for the burglar who broke into a Pittsburgh liquor store and made off with some holiday spirits.    Police say someone sm..
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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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