Japan tsunami debris floating toward Hawaii

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Up to 20 million tons of tsunami debris floating from Japan could arrive on Hawaii's shores by early 2013, before reaching the West Coast, according to estimates by..
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Death highlights women's role in Special Ops teams

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Army 1st Lt. Ashley White died on the front lines in southern Afghanistan last weekend. She was the first casualty in what the Army says is a new and vital wartim..
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Cease fire declared in Sanaa, but clashes continue

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A cease fire announced Tuesday in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa did not appear to be holding, but a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said it nevertheless constituted a "good step" towards ending violence in the country.
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Baby rescued from Turkish quake rubble

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers in eastern Turkey pulled a baby, her mother and her grandmother alive from the rubble Tuesday, two days after a devastating earthquake.
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Hurricane Rina poised to hit Cancun, Yucatan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Rina gained strength off the coast of Central America, as the search continued for more than two dozen missing storm evacuees from Nicaragua.
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Consumer Reports says Ford's quality slips

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Consumer Reports says Ford's quality has slipped in the past year because of problems with transmissions and touch-screen systems in some new models.   &nb..
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Torture, abuse alleged at Syria's state-run hospitals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Amnesty International is accusing the Syrian government of torturing wounded protesters at state-run hospitals, saying the country's authorities have effectively turned medical facilities and their staff into "instruments of repression."
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Official: Gadhafi buried along with son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body of Moammar Gadhafi was buried Tuesday along with the bodies of his son and defense minister, a National Transitional Council spokesman told CNN.
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Texas rapist appears to target sorority alumnae

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - A national black sorority is warning alumnae in the Dallas area to remove items linking them to the group after authorities say it appears a rapist is targeting membe..
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Man pleads not guilty in unruly passenger case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of interfering with a flight crew after his allegedly hysterical behavior on a Southwest Airlines plane led ..
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Hayden: Out of Iraq, into Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Michael Hayden says U.S. took on new responsibility for events in one Arab country while announcing plans to pull its troops out of another
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Survey: Home prices up in half of major US cities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in August in half of major cities measured by a private survey, a sign that prices are stabilizing in some hard-hit portions of the country. ..
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Lawmaker faults Ed Dept on direct student loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House Republican who chairs a panel that oversees education says the federal government has failed to adequately protect college students' personal information ..
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Consumer confidence in October drops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Americans are getting more nervous about the economy.    Consumers' confidence fell in October to the lowest it's been since March 2009 when the U.S...
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Boys should get HPV vaccine too, panel says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That's the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.  ..
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Libyans bury Gadhafi in unmarked grave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MISRATA, Libya (AP) - Moammar Gadhafi was buried early Tuesday morning in an unmarked grave in a modest Islamic ceremony, closing the book on his nearly 42-year rule of Libya and t..
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Dike breaks under Thai floodwaters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents of Thailand's Munag Ake village are being urged to evacuate the area early Tuesday morning, according to Thailand's Flood Relief Operations Center.
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Mother of 2-week-old baby pulled out alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ERCIS, Turkey (AP) - Rescuers have freed a woman hours after they also pulled out her 2-week-old baby girl alive from the rubble of an apartment building. Television footage o..
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The emergence of e-mentoring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Over the past 10 years, 25,000 struggling students from poverty-stricken schools have gotten guidance, encouragement and advice from volunteer mentors. And they haven't met face-to-face even once.
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Historic elections lauded in Tunisia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia was the first Arab country this year to overthrow its long-ruling dictator. And it now is the first country of the Arab Spring to hold an election, one that international observers are calling remarkably free and fair.
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