Hope ER closes to treat meth lab-contaminated man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOPE, Ark. (AP) - The emergency room at a hospital in Hope had to shut down for seven hours to be decontaminated after treating a man covered with anhydrous ammonia when his metham..
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4th arrest made in Philadelphia basement case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a fourth person has been charged in a case in which four mentally disabled people were found locked up in a Philadelphia basement, allegedly so ..
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Ohio sheriff: only 3 wild animals still loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio sheriff says a mountain lion, grizzly bear and monkey are the only animals still running loose after escaping from an exotic-animal preserve. &..
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Ford workers approve new contract, 63 pct in favor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - The United Auto Workers union says 63 percent of its members at Ford Motor Co. have voted to approve a new four-year contract with the company.    The..
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FACT CHECK: Misfires on taxes and more in debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan ignited plenty of sparks in the Republican presidential debate Tuesday night, as did testy exchanges between Mitt Romney and Rick Per..
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France: Woman kidnapped in Kenya dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Frenchwoman kidnapped from her holiday home in northern Kenya and taken to Somalia has died, the French Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
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China hails woman who rescued toddler left for dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Money rewards are coming in for a woman who rescued a bleeding toddler left for dead last week by multiple passersby in southern China.
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Breakthrough malaria vaccine tantalizingly close

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A malaria vaccine is providing hope for those infected with the parasitic disease by cutting down all malaria cases by 50%.
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NY man's lawyer seeks out of Facebook lawsuit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The latest lawyer to represent a New York man suing for part ownership of Facebook wants off the case.    San Diego attorney Jeffrey Lake has as..
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Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It'll cost a penny more to mail a letter next year.    The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday that it will increase postage rates ..
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Deadly salmon virus raises concerns in Wash.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Scientists in Washington state are concerned about a deadly, contagious virus recently detected in wild salmon in British Columbia.    Researchers in ..
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Starbucks unveils blonde roast coffee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks has unveiled a lighter-roast coffee as the company tries to reach a wider base of consumers.    The Seattle-based coffee company unveiled it..
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Clinton makes surprise visit to Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed in Tripoli on Tuesday, making her the first Cabinet-level American official to visit Libya since the ouster of longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
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Toddler incident in China shows 'volunteer's dilemma'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A security camera video of a toddler being run over twice on a street in China has swept across the Web in recent days and has drawn a chorus of horrified denunciations. How, we wonder, could so many passers-by have so callously ignored the girl's plight?
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Long road ahead for freed prisoner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit now faces what is likely to be a bewildering few days, weeks and months as he readjusts to a life of liberty.
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Nationalities of 8 dead identified in Botswana plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A plane that crashed in Botswana killed a British pilot and seven European passengers, an official said Tuesday.
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Official: Haqqani network boosts infiltration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO and U.S. forces are seeing a marked increase in infiltration into Afghanistan from Pakistan by the militant Haqqani network, a senior NATO official said Tuesday.
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No joint prayer at pope's interreligious meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has invited Hindus, Jews, Taoists and Muslims to join him next week for a peace pilgrimage to the hilltop town of Assisi - but they won't pray..
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BlackBerry maker co-CEO calls outages unfortunate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is making only a brief reference to last week's outages as he opened a conference for software programmers in..
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Markets edgy over EU debt crisis resolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Renewed doubts over Europe's ability to deliver a comprehensive solution to its debt troubles weighed on markets Tuesday, as did a warning from Moody's that it could ..
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