ND House says UND may drop Fighting Sioux name

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's House has given final legislative approval to a bill that lets the University of North Dakota retire its Fighting Sioux nickname.   &..
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Holy cities face pollution threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

This year's Hajj pilgrimage draws to a close, concerns are raised about environmental damage caused by the influx of millions of travelers.
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Orioles pitcher acquitted in Dominican death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A three-judge panel court on Tuesday acquitted Baltimore Orioles pitcher Alfredo Simon of charges in the shooting death of a man in his hometown.
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U.S. top attorney: 'Fast and Furious' unacceptable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the controversial tactic that allowed illegal guns to be smuggled to Mexico "should never have happened, and it must never happen again."
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Report: Iran mastering nuclear weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Atomic Energy Agency issued a critical report Tuesday saying that it has "serious concerns" that Iran's nuclear program is geared toward developing nuclear weapons.
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New charges against soldier in Fort Hood bomb plot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WACO, Texas (AP) - An AWOL soldier accused of plotting to bomb Fort Hood soldiers has been indicted on a charge of trying to use of a weapon of mass destruction.    ..
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Miss. voters asked if life begins at conception

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi voters were asked Tuesday whether life begins at conception, a state constitutional amendment with a chance of becoming the first victory for the ..
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Questions raised over the future of Paterno

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Questions are swirling about the future of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. There are reports the Hall of Famer will leave Penn State amid the troubling sexual abuse scandal ..
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Sarkozy, Obama bemoan Netanyahu over open mic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Journalists covering last week's economic summit overheard French President Nicolas Sarkozy blasting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "liar" during a talk with U.S. President Barack Obama, according to published reports.
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Cain speaks out after allegations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Herman Cain says he'd be willing to take a lie detector test to prove he's being truthful when he says he has never behaved inappropriately with anyone.&nb..
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Thousands pay Ai Weiwei's tax bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of supporters have donated money to outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in order to pay a five million yuan ($2.3 million) tax bill from the Chinese government.
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Garrett Kern moved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Garrett Kern was released from the Cook County Jail in Illinois at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. He is now in the custody of the LaSalle County Sheriff's Office, roughly ..
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3 trapped in New York City construction collapse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Firefighters and police officers are scrambling to remove debris from a construction collapse that authorities say trapped three workers.    WABC-TV ..
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NAACP plans nationwide protests on voter ID laws

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The president of the NAACP says voters' rights are under attack and that his organization is planning nationwide protests against state voter-identification laws.&n..
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Conjoined twins undergo separation surgery in Va.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Conjoined twin girls from the Dominican Republic have been surgically separated at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.    Maria and Te..
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Air Force morgue lost body parts from war dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Air Force is acknowledging that the mortuary that receives America's war dead and prepares them for burial lost portions of human remains. Two cases of missin..
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153 bodies identified from 2009 Air France crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A total of 153 bodies have been identified from the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447, authorities said Tuesday.
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Obama to expand drilling off Alaska, in Gulf

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will cautiously open up more areas in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska's coast to oil and gas drilling.    The drilling p..
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UN: More than 3,500 killed in Syria since March

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 3,500 Syrians have been killed since the government crackdown on protesters started in the country in mid-March, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said Tuesday.
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Supreme Court looks at warrantless GPS tracking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has expressed deep reservations about police use of GPS technology to track criminal suspects without a warrant.    But the justi..
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