Journalists detained at NYC Occupy protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Journalists have been detained by police while covering Occupy Wall Street protests in New York.    Associated Press writer Karen Matthews was taken ..
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11 states seek relief from No Child Left Behind

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Education Department says Tuesday that 11 states have sought a waiver around unpopular proficiency requirements in the No Child Left Behind education law.&nbs..
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Turkeys on attack!

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

We may never know why the chicken crossed the road...but some East Bay turkeys have a very clear motive. And it has nothing to do with avoiding the Thanksgiving dinner table. Mike ..
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Turkey threatens to cut Syria's power

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey threatened to cut off Syria\'s electricity supply Tuesday and warned the country\'s leader that Syria\'s \"future cannot be built on the blood of the innocent.\"
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Detroit-area man is cancer patients' coffee angel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - At 10 a.m. every Thursday - the same day he usually took his dad for chemotherapy treatment - Dan Dewey is at the cancer unit of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland hosp..
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Eurozone ekes out growth in Q3 but recession looms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - The economy of the 17-nation euro bloc avoided contracting in the third quarter, thanks mainly to Germany and France, but is widely expected to fall into recession im..
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Palestinian official: Rivals agree on election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A Palestinian official says the rival Fatah and Hamas movements have agreed to hold elections next May in what would be a major step toward ending a four..
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Blast at Kenya refugee camp;Somali child deaths up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - An increasing number of children are being caught in attacks and crossfire across south and central Somalia, the U.N.'s children agency said Tuesday, as a lan..
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Zimbabwe treats 207 typhoid cases amid heat wave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Health authorities say 207 cases of typhoid are being treated in Zimbabwe's capital after a prolonged spell of unusually hot weather amid acute water shorta..
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Cain campaign defends his stumble in interview

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is trying to explain his Rick Perry moment in a videotaped interview, just as the Georgia businessman tries to make h..
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NM rattlesnakes used for cancer research trials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Four Western diamondback rattlesnakes from Albuquerque's zoo are helping with the first clinical trials of venom as a cancer treatment in humans. &nbs..
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Site of NYC's Occupy protest is clean, empty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - After two months, the park where Occupy Wall Street protesters set up camp is clean.    Zuccotti Park in New York City was pristine on Tuesday mornin..
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Lost JFK assassination tapes on sale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A long-lost version of Air Force One recordings made after President John F. Kennedy's assassination, with more than 30 minutes of additional material not in th..
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Rio's biggest slum raided

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rio de Janeiro's special forces moved quickly and didn't stop to chat Monday as they peered in windows and knocked on doors in Rocinha, the city's biggest shantytown.
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Major cocaine bust in Australia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Law enforcement officials seized 300 kilograms of cocaine from a yacht in a coastal town off of Queensland, the Australian Federal Police said.
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German and French economies rebound

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

German and French economic growth rebounded in the third quarter of this year, putting the countries in slightly better shape to withstand a looming eurozone recession.
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Yemen's Saleh vows to step down as president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh will leave office "within 90 days" of an agreement with the regional Gulf Cooperation Council, he said in an interview.
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Another tremblor shakes quake-stricken Turkey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 5.2-magnitude temblor shook the earthquake stricken eastern Turkish region of Van shortly after midnight on Tuesday.
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Mexican soldiers find 140 migrants in a tractor-trailer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Soldiers looking for drugs in the southern border state of Chiapas instead found 140 migrants inside a tractor-trailer.
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Syria's Arab League suspension draws praise, outrage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With Syria's suspension from the Arab League imminent, foreign leaders on Monday praised or decried the league's decision to punish a government accused of brutally cracking down on protesters.
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