Violence, late ballots may mar critical Congo vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Voting materials failed to arrive in some opposition strongholds but the country's election went ahead Monday, raising doubts about the legitimacy of a poll ..
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Kuwaiti government resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The emir of Kuwait has accepted the resignation of the Cabinet and the prime minister and asked them to stay as a caretaker government until a new government is formed, state-run news agency KUNA said Monday.
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Pakistan says NATO ignored its pleas during attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers lasted almost two hours and continued even after commanders at the bases pleaded with coalition forces to sto..
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'Christmas Lady' again helping nursing home-bound

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) - Dorothy Lee has simple goal: No nursing home resident in her area of eastern Missouri should wake up on Christmas Day without a gift.    Dubb..
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Missing: NYC parrot; 'loves to sing opera'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A heartbroken New York City man is desperately searching for his opera-singing parrot.    Captain, a 25-year-old green and yellow Amazon parrot, flew..
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Dougherty siblings set to appear in Colo. court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) - Two siblings accused in a series of crimes across multiple states are due in court in southern Colorado.    Dylan Stanley Dougherty and Ryan..
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Cain says he's strong contender for GOP nomination

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says he has "nothing but optimism" about his prospects for the party's nomination despite Newt Gingrich's recent ris..
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Streets reopened after Occupy LA protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have reopened a downtown street where hundreds of Wall Street protesters held an early morning protest.    Capt. Andy Smith say..
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More kids skip school shots in 8 states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines requi..
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Polls open for Egypt's historic vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amid worsening unrest, Egyptians headed to the polls Monday to cast their vote in the first election since an improbable revolt toppled one of the world\'s longest-serving rulers.
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Hotel blast kills 3, injures 27 in the Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A blast at a hotel in the southern Philippines on Sunday killed three people and wounded 27, an official said.
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Syracuse fires assistant basketball coach amid abuse claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse University associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine was fired Sunday in the wake of an investigation of child molestation allegations against him...
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Islamists claim election win in Morocco

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A moderate Islamist party claimed victory in Morocco's first parliamentary elections since constitutional reforms this summer.
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Prince William helps rescue sailors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two sailors from a ship that capsized in the Irish Sea in gale-forced winds were rescued "in reasonable condition" Sunday while five remained missing, the British coast guard said.
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Ohio puts 200-pound 8-year-old in foster care

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CLEVELAND (AP) - An 8-year-old elementary school student who weighs more than 200 pounds has been taken from his family and placed into foster care after county social workers said..
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US to investigate deadly NATO airstrike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is planning its own investigation into NATO's deadly airstrikes in Pakistan, while two senior lawmakers called for tough diplomacy after Islamabad turned..
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Sixth earthquake in four days recorded in Oklahoma

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SPARKS, Okla. (AP) - Another small earthquake has been reported in Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.2 magnitude quake struck just before 6 a.m. Sunday about 27 miles n..
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Arab League votes to impose sanctions against Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Foreign ministers from Arab League countries will meet Sunday to discuss whether to slap economic sanctions against the Syrian regime for its part in a bloody crackdown on civilian demonstrators, a senior league official said.
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Afghanistan announces second phase of security handover

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan's president announced Sunday a second group of areas where security operations would be handed over from NATO to Afghan troops, setting a potentially rapid timetable to put half of the country's population under Afghan control -- including some areas that until recently were undisputed insurgent hotbeds.
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Medicare's drug coverage gap shrinks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare's prescription coverage gap is getting noticeably smaller and easier to manage this year for millions of older and disabled people with high drug costs. ..
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