Despite scandal, US makes headway vs. sex abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Amid the furor over the Penn State sex abuse scandal, it's an easily overshadowed fact: The United States has made huge strides over the past 20 years in reducing t..
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President of Native journalism group resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The board president of the Native American Journalists Association has resigned, saying the group is in "financial ruin."    Darla Leslie resign..
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Secret Service says suspect in White House shooting arrested

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man wanted in connection with an investigation of a shooting near the White House on Friday night.    The U.S. Secret S..
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Monti officially becomes Italy's PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italy's Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti is presenting a government to the country's president for approval on Wednesday after two days of negotiations with leaders of the country's major political blocs.
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Kern on his way to Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The man who is the only person of interest in the disappearance of 80-year-old James Arthur, has been released from Illinois authorities and is on his way back to..
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New Greek PM faces key parliament vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The new Greek Prime Minister, Lucas Papademos, faces a vote of confidence in parliament Wednesday, following his appointment to replace George Papandreou.
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U.S. Marines to be based in Australia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States announced an agreement with Australia Wednesday that will expand military cooperation between the long-time allies and boost America's presence in the region.
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Facebook warns of recent wave of spam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - A recent wave of spam flooding Facebook users' pages with graphic pictures depicting sex and violence has mostly been stopped, but the social networking site said Wed..
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Romanian arrested for hacking into NASA's servers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - A court in Romania has ordered the arrest of a Romanian man accused of hacking into NASA's servers.    Court spokesman Lucian Marian in the..
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US, Philippines boost alliance amid row with China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - In a highly symbolic ceremony aboard a guided-missile destroyer Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton underscored America's military ..
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Monti forms new Italian govt with no politicians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Economist Mario Monti formed a new Italian government without a single politician Wednesday, drawing from the ranks of bankers, diplomats and business executives to mak..
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Eviction notices posted on Occupy London tents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - London officials attached eviction notices to protest tents outside St. Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday, asking the demonstrators to remove them within a day or face le..
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France recalls Syria ambassador, violence grows

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - France recalled its ambassador to Damascus on Wednesday as Syrian President Bashar Assad came under increasing pressure from home and abroad, with army defectors kill..
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Conn. teeth-whitening rules challenged in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's rules that only a dentist can provide certain teeth-whitening services are being challenged in court.    The Institute for Justi..
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GOP hopefuls challenge Obama on Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopefuls are focusing on Iran as a weak spot in President Barack Obama's foreign policy record, and they're reviving many of the arguments..
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Dog that survived gassing finds new home in NJ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) - The beagle mix that survived an Alabama dog pound's gas chamber has found a permanent home in New Jersey.    Eleventh Hour Rescue tells The Star-..
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Maine couple, ages 88 and 87, get married

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Maine couple has proven that true love knows no age limits.    Eighty-eight-year-old Paul Walker married his longtime sweetheart, 87-year-ol..
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GOP says Energy Dept tried to delay solar layoffs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican investigators say the Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs until after the 2010 m..
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Will Syria listen to anyone?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has faced a chorus of criticism over its eight-month crackdown on opposition protesters. But will President Bashar Al-Assad be open to any outside influence?
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Report: China school bus crash kills 20

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eighteen children and two adults died after an overloaded school bus collided with a coal truck Wednesday in northwest China's Gansu province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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