Boehner: New revenues depend on spending reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says "there's room for revenue" as a congressional deficit-reduction supercommittee seeks $1.2 trillion or more in deficit cuts over th..
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In Washington, school buses in path of budget ax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - The yellow school bus could become another victim of the Great Recession in some parts of Washington state.    Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire says she..
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Mistreatment of detained Gadhafi loyalists alleged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Dozens of relatives of jailed Moammar Gadhafi loyalists protested outside a Tripoli prison Thursday, alleging detainees were being mistreated by former rebel ..
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Saber-toothed squirrel fossil found in Argentina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Scientists have found a rare fossil of a previously unknown saber-toothed, squirrel-like creature in Argentina, providing new clues to how small mamm..
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At least 20 die in Syria clashes despite pledge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Violence left three people dead in northwest Syria on Thursday, activists said, a day after the government pledged to end its anti-regime crackdown and remove troops from the streets.
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UK police: About 6,000 possible phone hack victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - British police now say 5,795 people may have been victims of the phone hacking campaign carried out by the News of the World newspaper.    That's more ..
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Fla. Senate panel proposes child protection bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony could have gotten up to 20 years behind bars instead of four under a bill being proposed in the Florida Senate.    A select co..
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Unable to pay bill, Mich. city turns off lights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) - As the sun dips below the rooftops each evening, parts of the Detroit enclave of Highland Park turn to pitch black. The only illumination comes from a f..
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Garrett Kern captured in Chicago

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Garrett Kern has been captured in Chicago, Illinois at approximately 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard time by the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Taskforce out of Chicago..
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Occupy protesters disavow Oakland violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Many people who participated in a massive demonstration that put Oakland at the epicenter of the Occupy Wall Street movement are disavowing the violence that..
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EPA to probe gas drilling's toll on drinking water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency is set to start the first federal probe into whether the controversial drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing is spo..
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Man avoids jail by faking illegal immigrant status

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah man dodged prison with an unusual ploy - he claimed to be an illegal immigrant and got himself deported to Mexico.    Prosecutors say 27..
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Winning $254M Powerball ticket sold in Conn.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The winning Powerball ticket for a $254 million jackpot has been sold in Connecticut, and it's the largest prize ever in state lottery history.   &..
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Seeing war through toys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Veteran photographer Brian McCarty is bringing war and toys together in an art project to explore what children in a war zone endure every day.
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Refugees face organ theft in the Sinai

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bedouin smugglers involved in people trafficking are also believed to be stealing organs from refugees who are unable to pay their demands for large amounts of cash to take them into Israel.
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Pirates free Algerian ship, hijack another

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Somali pirates on Thursday freed an Algerian-owned ship with 25 crew members onboard after 10 months of captivity, the same day pirates hijacked a chemical ta..
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US Airways hikes fares by up to $10 per round trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - US Airways is raising fares on many U.S. flights by up to $10 per round trip, and other airlines are considering whether to boost prices too.    It's t..
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Obama health care law has unexpected beneficiaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the money from President Barack Obama's health care law is flowing to places you might not expect.    Two Texas public employee programs ar..
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East ticks off school days lost to snow, Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Education officials in the Northeast worry they might have to shorten school vacations to make up for days missed from power failures caused by last weekend'..
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House panel approves subpoena on Solyndra loan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican-led House panel has agreed to subpoena White House documents related to Solyndra Inc., the failed California solar company that received a half-billi..
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