Shells of buildings seen at Japan plant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists got their first ground-level glance Saturday around Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility -- eying shells of reactor buildings, tons of contaminated water and workers scurrying still to mitigate damage from a crisis that began eight months ago.
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GOP hopefuls debate foreign policy in SC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Unsparing in their criticism of President Barack Obama, Republican presidential hopefuls disagreed in campaign debate Saturday night about the correct cour..
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End of an era: Italy's Berlusconi resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ROME (AP) - A chorus of Handel's "Alleluia" rang out Saturday as Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian premier, ending a tumultuous 17-year political era and setting in motion a tr..
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NYC marks 10th anniversary of Flight 587 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City is marking the 10th anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587.    Hundreds of people gathered at a seaside memorial Satu..
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Arab League suspension spurs anger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Arab League announced Saturday that it is suspending Syria's membership after its failure to stop the violence against its people.
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Brazilian military to raid Rio slums

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A special military task force is scheduled to occupy three of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious slums on Sunday in an effort to gain control of the communities from drug gangs.
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Dumpings at Swiss mosque site sparks outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Muslims in Switzerland are responding with shock and outrage after a pig carcass and severed swine heads were discovered buried at the site of a proposed mosque.
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Penn State loses in first game after Paterno's exit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Capping the worst week in school history, No. 12 Penn State couldn't overcome a 17-point deficit and was stopped short on a 4th-and-1 late in a 17-14 loss..
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Bahrain arrests suspects in alleged terror plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini authorities discovered "a terror cell" and have arrested five people for allegedly planning attacks against government and diplomatic buildings as well as unidentified individuals, officials said Saturday.
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Berlusconi to resign amid economic turmoil in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ROME (AP) - Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi prepared to resign Saturday after parliament's lower chamber passed European-demanded reforms, ending a 17-year political era and sett..
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Makeshift shelters in wet Bangkok

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a beehive of once-empty cement forms, a neighborhood in Bangkok's northern reaches has risen from the waters that have inundated much of the rest of the metropolitan area.
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Venezuela: Baseball catcher 'found alive'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Major league catcher Wilson Ramos has been "found alive," two days after he was reported kidnapped, Venezuelan state TV reported.
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Mexican interior minister killed in crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico's interior minister, Jose Francisco Blake Mora, was killed in helicopter crash Friday, the government said.
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Syria accused of crimes against humanity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Syrian government's "systematic" crackdown on civilians amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued Friday.
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PSU: McQueary placed on administrative leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, a key witness in the child sex abuse scandal that has engulfed the school, has been placed on administrative lea..
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Penn State Interim President speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Another news conferencehas taken place at Penn State. Officials were expected to address the growing scandal there. This all centers around the alleged sexual abuse of a number of ..
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Cat comes down from Arizona cactus after 3 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAGUARO LAKE, Ariz. (AP) - A lot of cats get stuck in trees, but an Arizona kitty was perched atop a giant saguaro cactus for at least three days before finally coming down on its ..
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Palestinian statehood bid stalls at U.N.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations was effectively stalled Friday after the Security Council approved a report stating its inability "to make a unanimous recommendation."
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At top schools, the elite defend right to protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - The Occupy protests have attracted students at elite colleges across the country, and some of them know their involvement can seem contradictory.    Sc..
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Recall: Plastic in Wegmans mashed sweet potatoes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Wegmans Food Markets says 4,000 pounds of its mashed sweet potatoes are being recalled because of possible contamination with pieces of white plastic. &..
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