Civil disobedience in Greece grows over austerity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - An anti-tax rebellion is brewing in Greece, where the embattled government has announced wave after wave of new spending cuts and tax hikes urged on by intern..
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After the Arab Spring: Alcohol, bikinis, polygamy?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It's not often that the issue of polygamy makes it to the top of the political agenda. But in the past week it's become a litmus test for the course of the Arab spring, and part of the debate about the compatibility of Islam and democracy.
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Daughters given equal rights to British throne

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sons and daughters of British monarchs will have an equal right to the throne under changes to the United Kingdom's succession laws agreed to Friday, British Prime Minister David Cameron said.
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Magnitude-6.9 quake shakes Peru

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIMA, Peru (AP) - A magnitude-6.9 earthquake centered off Peru's central coast sent people running panicked into the streets Friday in cities badly damaged by a killer quake four y..
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Oakland chief defends officers involved in clash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland's police chief says officers used what they believed to be the least amount of force possible to protect themselves during a clash with anti-Wall Str..
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Strong earthquake rattles southern Peru

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Peru on Friday, some 32 miles south-southwest of Ica, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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White to be fall color in Northeast this weekend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) - White is not the fall color many in the Northeast were hoping to see this weekend.    But a storm moving up the East Coast is expected to c..
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Program urges smokers switch to smokeless tobacco

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A Kentucky cancer center is offering some unconventional advice to get smokers to kick the habit: Switch to smoke-free tobacco.    The James Graham Brown Cancer Cent..
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U.S. sergeant on trial for alleged sport killings of Afghans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs is facing a military court martial for the murder of three Afghan civilians. He is the highest ranking soldier charged in what prosecutors say was a rogue "kill squad."
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Sgt. on trial for alleged sport killings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs is facing a military court martial for the murder of three Afghan civilians. He is the highest ranking soldier charged in what prosecutors say was a rogue \"kill squad.\"
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Appeals court upholds dismissal of elephant suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court is upholding the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists that claims the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus a..
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10 Greenville schools locked down for manhunt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Ten schools have been locked down in Greenville while police search for a man who fired at an officer in a nearby apartment complex.    Polic..
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Nashville protestors issued misdemeanor citations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Twenty-nine Wall Street protesters in Nashville have been issued misdemeanor citations for criminal trespassing after being arrested by state troopers overn..
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Kevorkian suicide machine, paintings in NYC sale

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Dr. Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine and other personal items are being sold in New York City amid a legal dispute between his estate and a suburban Boston museum.&..
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Costly wildfire defies firefighters in Ga. swamp

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A wildfire in the Okefenokee Swamp is still smoldering six months after it was sparked by lightning - and it has cost taxpayers $52.7 million so far. &nbs..
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Whirlpool to cut 5,000 jobs to reduce costs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. plans to cut 5,000 jobs, about 10 percent of its workforce in North America and Europe, as it faces soft demand and higher costs for..
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Former Guantanamo inmates tell of 'torture'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guantanamo detainees tell CNN how they were tortured by U.S. interrogators into making false confessions.
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ICC in talks over surrender of Gadhafi son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The International Criminal Court is having "informal conversations" about the surrender of Moammar Gadhafi's son, Saif al-Islam, who is wanted for crimes against humanity, the court's chief prosecutor said Friday.
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Dog survived gas chamber, up for adoption in NJ

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROCKAWAY, N.J. (AP) - A stray beagle mix that cheated death in an Alabama dog pound's gas chamber is up for adoption in New Jersey.    Volunteers began looking for a..
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Power return expected for 12,000 Colo. customers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - About 12,000 homes and businesses along Colorado's Front Range are still without power following a fall snowstorm that downed trees and power lines.    ..
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