Dems urge baseball to test for HGH

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two House Democrats want big league baseball to test for human growth hormone and to ban chewing tobacco.    Reps. Henry Waxman of California and F..
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Kenya: We will destroy weapons flown into Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyan military aircraft will target and destroy weapons that were flown into Somalia on two planes and delivered to Islamist militants, a military official s..
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Texas woman on death row to instead get life term

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - One of 10 condemned women in Texas is getting off death row after an appeals court agreed prosecutors improperly withheld evidence at her original sentencing hearing..
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Florida gov's former company moving to Tennessee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick's Scott former company is moving its corporate headquarters from Jacksonville to Nashville, Tenn.    Solantic runs a strin..
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RI investigates report of medication mix-up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - State health officials are investigating whether five Rhode Island hospitals gave 2,000 patients the wrong form of their medications.    Ther..
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Workers, students join Occupy rally in Oakland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Thousands of anti-Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland on Wednesday as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over forecl..
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FDA plans $600M anti-smoking campaigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is planning to spend $600 million over five years to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco use.    La..
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Gadhafi's son challenges Interpol warrant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

One of slain Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi's surviving sons is challenging an Interpol arrest warrant on the grounds that it is politically motivated and was sought by a new Libyan leadership that lacks legitimacy, a lawyer for Saadi Gadhafi said Wednesday.
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Arab League: Syria agrees to changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has agreed to end its crackdown on anti-government demonstrations, pull troops from the streets and release prisoners jailed during months of protests, the Arab League announced Wednesday.
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Northeasterners head into 4th day without power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Crews are working feverishly to restore power to nearly 1.2 million homes and businesses plunged into darkness by a freak weekend snowstorm in the Northeast...
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Amid harassment furor, Cain visits Capitol Hill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Herman Cain is refusing to say whether he will ask his former employer - the National Restaurant Association - to terminate confidentiality restrictions on w..
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Obama urges Congress to pass transportation bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is pressing Congress to pass the transportation part of his stalled jobs bill - $50 billion for roads and bridges    It also..
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Los Angeles approves hefty bite for barking dogs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Barking dogs can lead to a hefty fine in Los Angeles. The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that fines owners of excessively barking dogs $250 for a ..
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UN chief urges Libya to secure Gadhafi's weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Libya's new leaders to quickly bring under control unsecured munitions following the 8-month civil war that ended..
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Clash reported in Somalia over US, Danish hostage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A Somali pirate and a government official say that fighting broke out between a local government force and pirates holding two hostages from the U.S. and ..
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Thai flood holdouts complicate relief efforts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGKOK (AP) - There's no food left for sale anywhere near Thipawan Pipatkul's house. In fact, there's not much of her house left above the surface now that the fetid black waters ..
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UNESCO pleads with US to reinstate funding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - The head of UNESCO is pleading with the U.S. to reinstate funding cut off after the agency granted membership to Palestine.    Director-General Irina Bo..
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NH ends calendar uncertainty with Jan. 10 primary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire has scheduled its first-in-the-nation presidential primary for the second Tuesday in January, finally giving candidates a concrete calendar after..
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New device uses light to screen for melanoma

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dermatologists will soon get some high-tech help deciding which suspicious-looking moles should be removed and checked for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin ca..
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Police: Men took Pa. teens sandwich at gunpoint

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YEADON, Pa. (AP) - Two men are behind bars after they took a Pennsylvania teen's meatball sandwich at gunpoint but didn't make off with his cell phone.    The Delawa..
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