Tarra and Bella, the story of an elephant and her dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

According to the late children's author Dr. Seuss, "An elephant's faithful, 100 percent." If you've ever wondered what he meant by that, CBS' Steve Hartman has a touching real-life..
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Tourists invited to see erupting Congo volcano

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A national park in Congo best known for its endangered mountain gorillas is now inviting tourists to go on overnight treks to see a volcano spurting fountain..
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Mubarak party members allowed to run in Egypt vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - Former members of Hosni Mubarak's political party won legal backing Monday to run in Egypt's first parliamentary elections since the ouster of the longtime leader.&nbs..
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British phone-hacking hearings begin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The top-level British inquiry into illegal eavesdropping and bribery by journalists will start formal hearings Monday, days after a lawmaker accused News International chief James Murdoch of presiding over a Mafia-like organization.
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Police clear out downtown Occupy Oakland camp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Police in Oakland began clearing out a weeks-old encampment after issuing several warnings to Occupy demonstrators.    Oakland police and offi..
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More suspects arrested in MLB player's kidnapping

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities have arrested five additional suspects connected with last week's kidnapping of major league baseball player Wilson Ramos, Venezuelan officials said Monday.
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Cain accuser's lawyer says witness to speak Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The lawyer for a Chicago woman who accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of inappropriate sexual conduct says a witness will go public Monday to s..
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Buyer of minivan finds hidden $500K in cocaine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A California man was stunned to see what a previous owner of his minivan apparently left behind: $500,000 worth of cocaine jammed in the door panels. &..
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Online-only portion added to Liz Taylor auction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Christie's New York auction house has added a special online-only component to its upcoming Elizabeth Taylor sale. It features 950 items of the Hollywood icon's jew..
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President of Pa. charity linked to abuse resigns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - The president of the charity linked to the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal says he's resigned.    The Board of Directors of The Second M..
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German neo-Nazi terror cell linked to 10 murders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suspects believed to be members of a neo-Nazi terror cell involved in killing at least 10 people, mostly of Turkish and Greek origin, have been arrested, German prosecutors said.
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Judge: Norway terror suspect not insane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

There is no reason to believe that Norway mass murder suspect Anders Behring Breivik is insane, District Court judge Torkjel Nesheim said Monday.
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Mario Monti nominated to replace Berlusconi

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Economist Mario Monti was nominated Sunday to replace Silvio Berlusconi as Italy's prime minister, presidential spokesman Donato Marra said.
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Norway killer interrupted at open court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 OSLO, Norway (AP) - The man who's admitted carrying out July's bombing and shooting rampage in Norway was in an Oslo court today for his first hearing. Anders Behring Br..
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Floodwater recedes in Thailand, but challenges linger

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mammoth flooding that has deluged much of Thailand, killing hundreds, appears to be subsiding. But steep challenges remain for displaced residents and migrant workers abandoned by their employers.
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Obama touts cooperation with Asia, calls out China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama ended his trip to this weekend's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit stressing job creation -- calling the Pacific region vital to such economic growth, even as he needled China to do more.
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PA Governor: Penn St. assistant failed 'moral obligation'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's governor says a Penn State football coach who told a grand jury that he saw another coach molest a child did not meet what the governor called..
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Obama caps summit diplomacy in Hawaiian home state

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. will not be able to put people back to work and expand opportunity unless the Asia-Pacific region also is successful.&nb..
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GOP co-chair: Debt talks a 'roller coaster ride'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican co-chair of a committee in charge of slashing the nation's deficit on Sunday called deliberations a "roller coaster ride" and gave no indication th..
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New Italian leader vows to quickly form new government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ROME (AP) - Italy's new premier-designate economist Mario Monti says he will get to work quickly to try to form a new government, assuring the nation that it can heal its disastrou..
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