GOP says Energy Dept tried to delay solar layoffs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican investigators say the Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs until after the 2010 m..
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Will Syria listen to anyone?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syria has faced a chorus of criticism over its eight-month crackdown on opposition protesters. But will President Bashar Al-Assad be open to any outside influence?
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Report: China school bus crash kills 20

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eighteen children and two adults died after an overloaded school bus collided with a coal truck Wednesday in northwest China's Gansu province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Secret Service says bullet hit White House

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service says a bullet hit an exterior window of the White House and was stopped by ballistic glass. An additional round of ammunition was al..
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The International Space Station is a little more crowded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

MOSCOW (AP) - The International Space Station is a little more crowded today. A Russian Soyuz TMA-22 capsule delivered three new residents, two Russians and an American. They ..
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Karzai aims to set limits on U.S. troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai sought to set limits on what American and NATO troops could -- and could not -- do in his country Wednesday in a speech to tribal elders at the national assembly, or loya jirga.
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Thailand: Super-canal may prevent floods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thai authorities are considering the construction of a super-express waterway through Bangkok to prevent future floods similar to the one that has crippled the Thai capital and brought manufacturing in other parts of the country to a standstill.
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Shooting at UC Berkeley

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERKELEY, Ca.- There has been a shooting in the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley. WINK News will bring you details as they become available.
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Paterno in line for $554,000 annual pension

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An Associated Press analysis shows former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is in line for a pension of more than $500,000 a year.    The ..
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Judge rules against Occupy Wall Street encampment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge has upheld the city's dismantling of the Occupy Wall Street encampment, saying that the protesters' first amendment rights don't entitle them to ca..
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Obama: Cities must make own decisions on protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - President Barack Obama's spokesman is suggesting the president believes it's up to New York and other municipalities to decide how much force to use in ..
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In Mexico, a risky job: cartel reporting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three years after the killing of Mexican journalist Armando Rodriguez, his colleagues said they are more determined than ever to write about the nation's drug cartels despite the risks.
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Apple names Arthur Levinson chairman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple has named Arthur Levinson as chairman of the board.    He replaces Steve Jobs, who died last month.    Robert Iger was tapped as..
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Colombian rebels tap new leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have selected a new leader after the head of the leftist rebel group was killed in a military operation earlier this month, Colombian state media reported Tuesday.
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Italy PM-designate meets Berlusconi party leaders

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The man tapped to haul Italy out of its debt crisis is meeting leaders of outgoing Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's political party Tuesday as he tries to round up political support.
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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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