Swedish daycare centers use GPS to track children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Daycare centers in Sweden have started using GPS systems and other electronic tracking devices to keep tabs on children during excursions - a practice that has rai..
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Yemeni truce breached by shelling, 3 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni government forces on Wednesday fired mortars at tens of thousands of mourners at funerals held for protesters killed in clashes, shattering a cease-fire ..
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Families of 2 men freed from Iran prison overjoyed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The families of two Americans freed from an Iranian prison are calling today the best day of their lives.    Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal (fuh-TAHL..
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CA police officer charged with murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A defense lawyer says a police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a mentally ill homeless man in Southern California.    A..
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Sexual violence: Invisible casualties in Colombia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In Colombia's decades-old war between the state, guerrillas and paramilitaries, one nearly invisible group of casualties has stacked up.
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Gov. orders new talks in Tacoma teachers strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (GREG'-wahr) has told both sides in the Tacoma teachers strike she wants them back at the bargaining table at 10 a.m. Wednesday..
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Funeral Mass under way for Ted Kennedy's daughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Kara Kennedy, the oldest of three children of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, was being remembered at funeral services as a thoughtful friend and devoted mother who al..
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Blast damages Amsterdam court building

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An explosion blew out windows at a court in the Netherlands early Wednesday, police in Amsterdam confirmed.
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Yemen tense as protester funerals loom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen was tense but largely peaceful Wednesday, as relatives of people killed in clashes over the past three days prepared to bury their loved ones.
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Company hires adults with autism to test software

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) - The software testers at Aspiritech are a collection of characters. Katie Levin talks nonstop. Brian Tozzo hates driving. Jamie Specht is bothered by brig..
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Federal Reserve announcement today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NEW YORK (AP) - Investors are looking to see whether the Federal Reserve will take new steps to stimulate the economy today when policymakers wrap up a meeting. Many economists exp..
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Ex-Afghanistan leader assassinated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Burhanuddin Rabbani had been leading Afghanistan's peace council. A source said he was killed by a bomb hidden in an attacker's turban.
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Palestinian leader: Why our occupation must end now

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

I have lived my entire adult life under Israeli military occupation. I snatch an approximation of freedom only when I travel and even then I know I am not truly free because my homeland remains controlled by a foreign power.
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Diplomatic deals in play to avert Palestinian showdown at UN

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the international community works on a package of initiatives to avoid a diplomatic showdown over Palestinian statehood at the U.N. Security Council this week, the presidents of the United States and the Palestinian Authority will meet to discuss the issue, a senior U.S. official told CNN.
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35 bodies found in Mexican roadway during rush hour

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Tuesday, the state attorney general said.
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Runaway steer creates chaos on Arizona interstate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - A runaway steer stopped traffic on a major highway, hurtled over a brick wall and damaged two police vehicles during a chase that had four Arizona law enforcemen..
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Death toll grows to 11 in Reno air race crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Reno police say an 11th person has died from injuries sustained during a plane crash that marked the nation's deadliest air racing disaster.    Pol..
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Palestinian issue looms at UN General Assembly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday congratulated Libya's transitional leadership on the apparent success of that country's revolution, ushering in a post-Gadhafi era for the North African nation as part of the international body.
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Violence stokes fears of civil war in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two protesters were killed and 11 were wounded after government rockets landed in Change Square in Yemen's capital Tuesday morning, medics said.
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7 protesters arrested at Wall St. demonstration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Police have arrested seven more people at an ongoing protest on Wall Street.    A New York City police spokesman said Tuesday that one of the seven s..
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