Apparent pro-Syria group hacks Harvard website

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Hackers have briefly defaced Harvard University's website, replacing the home page with an image of Syria's President Bashar Assad together with a message accusing th..
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Researchers win in lawsuit over brain collection

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALFRED, Maine (AP) - A Maine woman who contends her late husband's brain was removed without her consent by researchers has lost her lawsuit.    A jury in York Count..
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Obama defends push to raise taxes on rich

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Inviting questions, President Barack Obama got one he was happy to answer.    "Would you please raise my taxes?" one man asked the presi..
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Senior finance official assassinated in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Baghdad gunmen assassinated a senior finance ministry official and wounded a senior judge, while a roadside bomb in northern Iraq killed three people Monday, officia..
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Mexico City blind photographer share their world

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Rodrigo Telon Yucute focuses on the sound of the voices, raises a camera and snaps off a shot, capturing an image of a couple laughing as they sit on a yellow pa..
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Libyan justice minister says Lockerbie case closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's transitional justice minister says the case is closed on the 1988 Lockerbie airplane bombing.    Mohammed al-Alagi noted that the only ..
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2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first t..
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Puerto Rico man gets 198 years in torch attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A man in Puerto Rico who set fire to his family's New Year's Day gathering has been sentenced to 198 years in prison for killing six people.  ..
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Obama rejects GOP calls to scrap regulation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he makes no apologies for Wall Street regulation and environmental rules and doesn't buy the GOP charge they're costing job..
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2 killed in shooting at U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Afghan employee of the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan opened fire Sunday evening in a CIA annex at the embassy, killing a U.S. citizen, a U.S. government official said.
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2 injured in natural gas explosion in Seattle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Fire Department says a natural gas leak caused an explosion and fire at a north Seattle home.    Spokesman Kyle Moore says a couple who li..
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Feds returning funds to online Ponzi scam victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities say they are returning $55 million to people ripped off by an Internet-based Ponzi sheme.    The Justice Department and Secret ..
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Former flight attendant says he started plane fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A 22-year-old former flight attendant has pleaded guilty to starting a fire aboard an airplane and forcing an emergency landing in Fargo.    Eder ..
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Mourning a 'true African heroine'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

World leaders have paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai who passed away while having treatment for ovarian cancer on Monday.
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Saudi authorities to try woman for driving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAIRO (AP) - A Saudi lawyer and rights advocates say authorities will bring a Saudi activist to trial for defying the kingdom's female driving ban.    The attorney, ..
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WHO: Iran, South Asia worst for city air pollution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GENEVA (AP) - Cities in Iran, India, Pakistan and the capital of Mongolia rank among the worst on the planet for air pollution, while those in the U.S. and Canada are among the bes..
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Thousands attend Malawi student activist's funeral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) - Thousands of Malawians have attended the funeral of a student activist whose death has raised suspicions amid attacks on anti-government critics.  ..
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Chinese media take aim at 'showy' U.S. ambassador

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since taking up his post as America's new ambassador to China, Gary Locke has become an increasingly popular figure among ordinary Chinese.
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Libyan leaders talk interim government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of Libya's new leadership met Monday in the town of Benghazi for a second day to discuss forming an interim government.
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Activist: Tanks block access to western Syrian city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The sound of heavy weapons and machine gun fire echoed through the night in the restive city of Al-Rastan after a large number of tanks moved in to block key roads and areas of town, an opposition activist said Monday.
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