Hurricane Katia grows to Category 3

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Katia becomes a major hurricane. The biggest threat continues to be dangerous rip currents along the U.S. East Coast and Bermuda. At 5:00 p.m., the center of Hurricane Katia was lo..
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Libya rebels hold off on attacking Gadhafi bastion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TARHOUNA, Libya (AP) - Thousands of rebel fighters closed in around one of Libya's last pro-Gadhafi strongholds Monday, but held back on a final assault in hopes of avoiding a bloo..
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Powerful quake hits western Indonesia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A powerful earthquake jolted the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing a 12-year-old boy and sending people streaming from their houses and hotels..
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Big Island study on fetal alcohol, drug exposure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - An island-wide study shows almost half of the Big Island's children were exposed to intoxicating substances in the womb.    West Hawaii To..
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White House: Irene's federal cost $1.5 billion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is estimating that Hurricane Irene will cost the federal government $1.5 billion in disaster relief.    White House budget chief Ja..
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Notre Dame calls stadium evacuation successful

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - University of Notre Dame officials say the evacuation of the football stadium during severe weather over the weekend went according to plan and that it avoi..
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San Francisco police help look for lost iPhone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's police chief says officers helped Apple Inc. investigators look for a missing iPhone prototype that was left in a city restaurant in July. ..
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CA fire sparked by plane crash grows to 4700 acres

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHACHAPI, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a fire ignited by a deadly plane crash in central California has grown to more than seven miles and threatening about 650 homes.  ..
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Obama says Congress must pass job program

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - President Barack Obama says it is time for congressional Republicans to put their country ahead of their party and vote to create new jobs.    In a pr..
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China denies selling weapons to Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Documents that show China offered to sell stockpiles of arms to Moammar Gadhafi in the waning days of his rule are \"the real deal,\" a senior member of Libya\'s transitional government told CNN on Monday.
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Eek! Mouse in pantry halts Nepal flight to Bangkok

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Airline officials say flight attendants spotted a mouse in the pantry of a Boeing 757, prompting Nepal Airlines to cancel a Bangkok-bound flight, evacuate pa..
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UN declares famine in 1 more Somalia region

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A famine spreading through Somalia is killing more than a hundred children each day, the U.N. said Monday, and warned that hundreds of thousands more peop..
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Still undecided, Palin rails against Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Sarah Palin says the tea party needs to play a larger role in the 2012 presidential race.    Speaking to tea party activists Monday afternoon..
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Jesse Jackson: Inner-city economies in crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - The government should address the economic challenges facing America's inner cities with the same urgency it displays when responding to natural disasters, the Rev. ..
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World markets savaged by US recession fears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - World stock markets took a beating on Monday after a report showed U.S. companies stopped hiring in August, reviving fears that the world's largest economy is heading..
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Killer typhoon brings more misery to Japan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Japan braced for more heavy rain and floods Monday as the death toll from the worst typhoon to hit the country in seven years climbed to 34. Rescuers searched for 55 o..
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Water gun fight in a park? Iran sees dark designs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran is trying to put down a new wave of civil disobedience - flash mobs of young people who break into boisterous fights with water guns in public parks. A gro..
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Catholic church knocks abuse of Cuban dissidents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAVANA (AP) - The Roman Catholic Church is denouncing acts of violence and abuse by pro-government crowds against a Cuban opposition group.    A spokesman adds that ..
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Clashes outside as Mubarak trial resumes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of Egypt\'s former President Hosni Mubarak resumes Monday behind closed doors, three weeks after a judge halted the court proceedings to give officials more time to study evidence in the case.
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Ex-French leader Chirac can skip corruption trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - A Paris judge has ruled former French President Jacques Chirac will not be required to attend his long-awaited corruption trial after his lawyers said the 78-year-old ..
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