Pfizer, pharmacy group warn on counterfeit drugs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Pfizer Inc. and a pharmacy standards group are teaming to warn consumers about the risks of counterfeit prescription medicines, which endanger the public and take money from both p..
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Germany OKs European bailout fund expansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Germany's parliament voted Thursday to increase the powers of Europe's bailout fund, as Greece's debt woes fuel fears of a wider financial crisis.
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Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, an encouraging sign that layoffs are easing. The Labor Department says that ..
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Cat brings new meaning to 'two-faced'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

This cat is making history...just for being alive. Guinness World Records has declared him the oldest living two-faced cat. He has three eyes, two mouths and two noses. His name is..
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New 75 mph limit puts Maine in the fast lane

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - On one lonesome stretch of Interstate 95 in north of Bangor, Maine, motorists often put the pedal to the metal. Soon, it'll be legal for them to do it. &..
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Legislator seeks 'ammo' to 'attack' socialists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Republican Montana state legislator says he was talking about weapons of the mind in an online discussion with a tea party leader about stocking up on "ammo"..
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Officials: Skunk population is surging in Illinois

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Illinois' skunk population is soaring and as many as 6,700 of the rabies-ridden creatures were booted from the northeastern part of the state last year, a..
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ATF: Illegal to sell guns to med marijuana users

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Federal authorities say firearms dealers in states where medical marijuana is legal can't sell guns or ammunition to registered users of the drug.   ..
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Zoo helps restore nearly extinct ferret in US West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Zoo's conservation center in Virginia is sending a group of black-footed ferrets to "boot camp" in Colorado to prepare the critters for life in the w..
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Govt changes course on pool safety rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are changing course on a law aimed at keeping swimmers, especially children, from getting trapped in pool drains.    The new gui..
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Multiethnic churches still rare in 21st century

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - It has been more than half a century since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a poignant speech about the racial divisiveness among Christians.  ..
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China: Taiwan arms sale will disrupt US exchanges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIJING (AP) - China's military exchanges with the U.S. will suffer after Washington announced a $5.85 billion arms package for Taiwan, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday, confirm..
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Car bomb in southern Russia kills 8, wounds 6

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Investigators say a powerful car bomb killed eight people, including an 11-year-old girl and a police officer, in Russia's volatile Dagestan province.   &nb..
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US 'threat' unites Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. accusations that Pakistan is supporting Afghan insurgents have triggered a nationalist backlash and whipped up media fears of an American invasion, drowning o..
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Severed heads found near Mexican school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five severed human heads were found near an elementary school in Acapulco, Mexico, in an area where some schools had already canceled classes because of lack of security.
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Experts dismiss Iran naval threat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It would be nearly impossible for Iran\'s navy to threaten the U.S. coast with warships, military experts said Wednesday.
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US stops submarine-like craft in western Caribbean

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says it has caught another submarine-like craft carrying cocaine in the Caribbean Sea.    A statement issued Wednesday said Coast G..
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Palestinian statehood goes to U.N. panel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations Security Council agreed Wednesday to send the Palestinian application for statehood to its admissions committee for review.
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U.N., NATO at odds over Afghanistan security

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO's International Security Assistance Force took issue Wednesday with a new United Nations report that says violence in Afghanistan has jumped in the past year.
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Typhoon affects tens of thousands in Philippines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

On the heels of a typhoon that left at least 19 people dead in the Philippines, another tropical storm brewing in the Pacific is expected to hit the area within 24 hours, according to the state weather bureau.
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