Visitors ride 3-story slide at NYC museum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - "Museum visit" takes on a whole new meaning at the New Museum in New York where visitors can ride a three-story slide that winds through the building or jump into a..
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Kenya: Al-Shabaab did not order grenade attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twin grenade attacks in Nairobi earlier this week were not the work of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, a Kenyan government spokesman said Wednesday.
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Yemeni women burn veils to protest regime

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemeni women defiantly burned their traditional veils Wednesday in protest of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's brutal crackdown on anti-government demonstrations.
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5-year-old backs car onto Ohio street, calls 911

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old looking for her mother in Ohio backed a car out of the driveway, then called 911 for help.    Mansfield police sa..
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Romney reverses himself, supports anti-union law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he is "110 percent" behind Ohio's ballot measure that would limit union rights.    Romney on Wed..
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Retribution: Warning sign for Libya?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After months of grinding civil war, the final battle for Libya's liberation unleashed a bloodbath. Human Rights Watch says dozens of apparent reprisal killings occurred on both sides.
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U.N.: World is days away from 7 billion people

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The world is days away from officially reaching a population of 7 billion, the United Nations said in a report Wednesday.
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Secrets of long life sought in DNA of the elderly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he's going to hand over some of..
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No treat: Pumpkin dump snarls Detroit-area traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Road workers found themselves plowing pulp after a truck dumped a load of pumpkins on a Detroit-area freeway during the morning commute.   ..
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Ex-Goldman board member surrenders in trading case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A former Goldman Sachs board member on Wednesday surrendered to federal authorities to face criminal charges stemming from a massive hedge fund insider trading case..
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Tenn. dog missing for 3 months turns up in Mich.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) - A Jack Russell terrier is heading home to Tennessee after turning up about 500 miles away in a Michigan backyard.    The Michigan Human..
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Hearing scheduled in John Edwards criminal case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge in North Carolina will hold a hearing in response to five motions filed by lawyers for John Edwards seeking the dismissal of the case agains..
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Salvage in NC aims to recover Blackbeard's cannon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) - Researchers hope to raise a one-ton cannon from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship, which has been on the ocean floor off the North Carolina coast for ..
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NYC performance artist gives birth in art gallery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

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 The Microscope Gallery in..
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Tanker explodes near U.S. base in Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 10 people died and 35 others were injured Wednesday when a tanker filled with tons of fuel and strapped with a mine exploded near a U.S. military base in eastern Afghanistan, a government official said.
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CBS: Andy Rooney hospitalized in serious condition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - CBS says longtime "60 Minutes" essayist Andy Rooney is in the hospital after developing serious complications following minor surgery last week.    T..
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28 now dead in listeria outbreak in cantaloupe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is still growing as federal health authorities report new deaths in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri. &n..
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Local, organic foods not always safer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," ''organic" or "natural" in the hopes that such products..
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Palmisano retires as IBM CEO at 60

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ARMONK. N.Y. (AP) - Samuel Palmisano is retiring as IBM CEO after reaching traditional retirement age of 60.    There had been talk that he would stay longer. &..
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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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