The Colonel had more than 1 secret

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A manuscript hidden for decades shows Colonel Harland Sanders was more than an entrepreneur with a special fried chicken recipe and a vision that helped crea..
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AL county files for largest municipal bankruptcy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's most populous county chose bankruptcy as a path to wrest control of its beleaguered sewer system from a court-appointed receiver, bolster its plea..
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Cain gets back on the trail amid scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Herman Cain prepared to meet with voters for the first time since sex harassment claims engulfed his upstart presidential bid, embarking on a tour of Michig..
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Penn State fires Paterno, Spanier; students react

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - For the first time in almost a half-century, someone other than Joe Paterno is calling the shots at Penn State.    The winningest coach in ..
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Perry says his campaign won't end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Rick Perry says he "stepped in it" when he couldn't remember the third federal department he would cut if elected, but insisted the debate blunder wo..
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It's official: Western black rhino now extinct

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct according the latest review of animals and plants by the world's largest conservation network.
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Paterno to retire at end of season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Long time Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, the winningest coach in major college football history, has announced he will retire at the end of the se..
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Ala. county votes for largest municipal bankruptcy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Leaders of Alabama's most populous county have voted to file an estimated $4.1 billion bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. &n..
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Turkey hit by 5.7-magnitude quake

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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A generation who've never been spanked

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since 1979, when Sweden first banned corporal punishment of children in homes, 30 countries have followed suit. Most experts don't foresee this happening in the United States, and some don't believe that's necessarily a bad thing.
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5.7 quake in Turkey collapses damaged buildings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A preliminary 5.7-magnitude earthquake caused a six-story hotel and other buildings to collapse in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, trapping people inside, accord..
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What to do about Iran's nuclear activities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran's nuclear activities brings efforts to resolve the crisis to a very "dangerous turning point," an expert on the region said Wednesday.
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25 reported killed in Syrian violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Angry Syrian protesters camped out at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo hurled eggs and tomatoes at an opposition delegation Wednesday, preventing a meeting with the agency's chief.
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Police: Mummified corpses in historian's apartment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A historian has been arrested in central Russia after police found the corpses of 29 women, dressed as dolls, in his apartment, authorities said this week.
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What's next for Italy?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Europe\'s financial crisis claimed its second scalp in three days when Italy\'s Silvio Berlusconi announced he will resign. What happens next, and is there a way out for Italy?
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree coming from Pa.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIFFLINVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A small-town spruce from rural northeastern Pennsylvania is heading to the big city.    A 74-foot Norway Spruce on Wednesday started its jou..
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Highway overhaul gaining bipartisan momentum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic and Republican senators working on an overhaul of federal highway programs said Wednesday that after years of stalemate they are ready to pass legislat..
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'Personhood' effort still alive after Miss. defeat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Abortion opponents say they're still pursuing life-at-fertilization ballot initiatives in six other states even though voters in the Bible Belt state of Missi..
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'Train-addicted' Swiss on track for rail revamp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As rail travel grows ever more popular in Switzerland, the country's most important rail station is undergoing a bold transformation to keep up with increasing demand.
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Cain accuser: Candidate has 'complete amnesia'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago-area woman who accused presidential candidate Herman Cain of groping her when she went to him for help in finding a job says Cain is lying about rememberin..
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