Embassy: McChrystal to visit Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a year after remarks he made in a controversial Rolling Stone article cost him his job, retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal is heading back to Afghanistan -- at the invitation of the country's presidential palace.
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GOP seeking waiver of environmental laws at border

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A growing number of lawmakers are working to give Border Patrol agents unfettered access to all federal lands within 100 miles of the border with Mexico and Canad..
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Gay and lesbian service members sue government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - A group of married gay current and former military personnel has sued the federal government, seeking equal recognition, benefits and the same support as married hete..
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Oil spill claims czar: Shrimpers' pain continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The administrator of the $20 billion fund set up to compensate individuals and businesses hurt by last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill says new rules are being formulated to make p..
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Does debt deal solve euro woes?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

European leaders have hashed out a deal on debt crisis measures but what exactly does that mean?
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Study questions outsourcing traffic camera systems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - One out of every five Americans lives in a community that pays a for-profit company to install and operate cameras that record traffic violations. A pro-consumer ..
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Game of Monopoly leads to knife attack in Santa Fe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe woman has been arrested on suspicion of repeatedly stabbing her boyfriend over a game of Monopoly.    The Santa Fe New Mexican repor..
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Israel, Palestinians agree on step toward new talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to come forward with proposals on security and territory issues within the next three months, the European Union said, in a development that keeps alive hopes for renewed peace talks.
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Oakland protesters hold late-night march

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Anti-Wall Street protesters filled a street with a late-night march Wednesday and Oakland's police chief pledged a vigorous investigation into an earlier cla..
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Weakening Rina to hit Mexico as Category 1 storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rina was on the verge of strengthening into a major Category 3 hurricane Wednesday as it inched closer to the popular Mexican resort town of Cancun, forecasters said.
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Confidant testifies in Viktor Bout trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's no surprise that a movie, "Lord of War," has already been made based on the story of Viktor Bout, the alleged Russian arms trafficker currently on trial in Manhattan federal court.
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Madoff's wife: We tried suicide after Ponzi arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The wife of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says they tried to kill themselves after he admitted stealing billions of dollars in the largest Ponzi scheme in hist..
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Floodwaters force closure of Bangkok airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Floodwaters have forced the closure of Bangkok's Don Muang airport and the evacuation of flood victims who have taken refuge there.
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Turkish rescuers pull 2 more from quake rubble

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rescuers pulled a teen and a teacher from collapsed buildings early Wednesday, nearly three days after a massive earthquake left heaps of twisted metal and concrete chunks in eastern Turkey.
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Flash floods kill at least 9 in Italy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Torrential rains lashed Italy from its northern Alps to the southern island of Sicily, causing flash floods that killed at least nine people and left six others missing..
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USVI jewelers fined for coral smuggling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - A high-end jewelry manufacturer in the U.S. Virgin Islands was ordered Wednesday to forfeit thousands of pounds (kilograms) of protecte..
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Yemeni women burn their veils to protest crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Hundreds of Yemeni women on Wednesday set fire to traditional female veils to protest the government's brutal crackdown against the country's popular uprising, ..
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Protesters defy calls to quit St. Paul's cathedral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - St. Paul's Cathedral has welcomed visitors for 300 years, but for almost a week its heavy oak doors have been shut, locked because of an anti-capitalist protest camp ..
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Obama announces help for student loan borrowers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it has never been more important for Americans to get a college education. But he says it has also never been more expensive to do so...
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Performance artist gives birth in NYC art gallery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A performance artist who said giving birth is the "highest form of art" has delivered a baby boy - inside a New York City art gallery    Marni Kotak ..
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