ICRC: Afghan security situation alarming

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday that deteriorating security in Afghanistan has impeded access to medical care, driving it to cri..
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Dogs to search for US woman missing in Aruba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) - A team of cadaver dogs has arrived in Aruba to search for the remains of a Maryland woman who was reported missing two months ago by her travel companion.&..
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Gunmen kill 13 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - Suspected Sunni extremists shot 13 Shiite Muslims to death execution-style after ordering them off a bus and lining them up Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan..
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IAEA to help decontaminate Japan nuke plant area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will visit Japan this week to help with the massive cleanup of areas contaminated by a radiation-leaking ..
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Greece has weeks left before bankruptcy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece has enough money to pay pensions, salaries and bondholders through mid-November, the finance minister said Tuesday, as global markets sank on worries t..
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2 U.S. citizens killed in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. citizens -- a mother and her son --- have been killed in the violence-plagued Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, authorities said.
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Rescue official: Truck bomb in Somalia kills 70

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamist militants detonated a truck bomb Tuesday in front of the education ministry in Somalia's capital as students and parents crowded around to learn ..
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Michigan homecoming queen kicks winning field goal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PINCKNEY, Mich. (AP) - Shortly after being named homecoming queen, a Michigan girl gave her fellow students another big reason to cheer: Brianna Amat kicked the field goal that pro..
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Ford to add 5,750 new jobs, invest $4.8B in plants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. says it will add 5,750 jobs and invest $4.8 billion in its factories as part of a new contract deal with the United Auto Workers union. Compan..
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Christie said to have decided against presidency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A person close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is not running for president, despite pressure from donors and others in the Republican Party establis..
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Perlmutter, Schmidt, Riess win Nobel physics prize

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a study of exploding stars that discovered that the expansion of the universe is accelerat..
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Knox leaving Italy to head home to U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Amanda Knox was leaving Italy a free woman Tuesday, the morning after an Italian appeals court dramatically overturned the American student's conviction..
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Japan moves N. Korean defectors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine North Korean defectors found near Japan's coast in September were transferred to Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, a Japanese government spokesmen said.
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Truck carrying fuel to NATO troops set afire in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A truck carrying fuel for NATO forces was set ablaze Tuesday by suspected militants in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, police said.
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Ark. inmate breaks ankles while trying to escape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BENTON, Ark. (AP) - An inmate didn't get far after breaking both of his ankles during an escape from a work detail facility.    Arkansas Department of Correction spo..
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Reps. DeGette, Waxman call for hearing on listeria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette of Colorado and Henry Waxman of California are calling for a congressional hearing on the recent listeria outbreak.    Health ..
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Surfing to be official high school sport in Hawaii

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii will soon become the first state in the nation to have surfing as an official high school sport.    Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state education ..
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Knox murder conviction overturned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Italian jury on Monday overturned the murder conviction of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito in the killing of her roommate.
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Two severed heads found in Mexico City

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two decapitated heads were found along a highway in Mexico City on Monday morning, the city prosecutor's office said.
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Report says green jobs program far short of goals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Labor Department's inspector general says a $500 million program designed to train workers for green jobs has come up far short of its goals.   &nbs..
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