Syria's Arab League suspension draws praise, outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With Syria's suspension from the Arab League imminent, foreign leaders on Monday praised or decried the league's decision to punish a government accused of brutally cracking down on protesters.
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Diddy to pay tribute to late rapper Heavy D in NY

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Rap mogul Diddy and the Rev. Al Sharpton will speak at rapper Heavy D's funeral in New York this week.    And BET Networks is planning a tribute for ..
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Supreme Court to decide health care reform next summer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday promised an extraordinarily thorough springtime review of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul - more than five hour..
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Rio slum faces challenges after raid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rio de Janeiro\'s special forces moved quickly and didn\'t stop to chat Monday as they peered in windows and knocked on doors in Rocinha, the city\'s biggest shantytown.
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Iran may reconsider atomic watchdog cooperation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian lawmakers want Tehran to reassess its cooperation with the U.N. atomic agency after the latter published what Iran calls a "politically motivated" report on its nuclear program, state-run Press TV reported
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Conn. billboard campaign seeks Powerball winner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Lottery officials are using a billboard campaign to try to find the person who bought a $254 million Powerball ticket in Connecticut.    The p..
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Texan convicted of trying to help al-Qaida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas man accused of attempting to sneak out of the country to join al-Qaida has been convicted of trying to help the terrorist organization.    Bar..
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Brazil grants residency based on same-sex marriage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's government for the first time has granted a foreign citizen the right to live permanently in the country based on a same-sex relationship with a Braz..
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Monti can't yet say if Italy needs more measures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Italy's Premier-designate Mario Monti insisted Monday it was "premature" to say if the country will require more tough measures to rescue the nation's finances and revi..
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Nazi-era skeletons show signs of violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIENNA (AP) - Hundreds of skeletons have been exhumed from a Nazi-era graveyard suspected of holding mentally or physically disabled victims of mass killings and many had bones app..
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Study: PTSD programs duplicated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - A study commissioned by the Pentagon says the military has more than 200 programs devoted to brain injuries and the psychological health of its troops, but no uniform..
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Hikers released by Iran set May date for wedding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Two American hikers accused of spying and imprisoned in Iran are planning to get married in the spring.    Cindy Hickey, the mother of Minnesota n..
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House GOP leader says deficit deal likely

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The No. 2 Republican in the House says he's still confident that a bipartisan deficit "supercommittee" will be able to reach agreement even though there's little ..
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Players reject NBA's offer, begin to disband union

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA players have rejected the league's latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.    The decision likely jeopardizes the se..
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Tarra and Bella, the story of an elephant and her dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

According to the late children's author Dr. Seuss, "An elephant's faithful, 100 percent." If you've ever wondered what he meant by that, CBS' Steve Hartman has a touching real-life..
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Tourists invited to see erupting Congo volcano

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A national park in Congo best known for its endangered mountain gorillas is now inviting tourists to go on overnight treks to see a volcano spurting fountain..
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Mubarak party members allowed to run in Egypt vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Former members of Hosni Mubarak's political party won legal backing Monday to run in Egypt's first parliamentary elections since the ouster of the longtime leader.&nbs..
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British phone-hacking hearings begin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The top-level British inquiry into illegal eavesdropping and bribery by journalists will start formal hearings Monday, days after a lawmaker accused News International chief James Murdoch of presiding over a Mafia-like organization.
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Police clear out downtown Occupy Oakland camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Police in Oakland began clearing out a weeks-old encampment after issuing several warnings to Occupy demonstrators.    Oakland police and offi..
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More suspects arrested in MLB player's kidnapping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have arrested five additional suspects connected with last week's kidnapping of major league baseball player Wilson Ramos, Venezuelan officials said Monday.
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