Lockdown lifted on Virginia Tech campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BLACKSBURG, Va.- A lockdown on the Virginia Tech campus has been lifted. Authorities had been searching the campus buildings for a possible gunman. Three children reported seeing a..
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Turkey appoints new military chiefs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Turkey appointed its new military chiefs at the end of four-day Supreme Military Council meeting on Thursday, filling the vacant positions after the country\'s top four commanding officers left their jobs en masse last Friday.
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Concrete lab charged with faking NYC test results

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A concrete-testing laboratory is being charged with faking results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, a hospital and more than a dozen o..
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Not guilty plea in dismember-death of NYC boy, 8

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The suspect in the kidnapping, killing and dismemberment of an 8-year-old New York City boy who got lost walking home from day camp has pleaded not guilty. &nb..
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US: 29,000 Somali children under 5 dead in famine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The drought and famine in Somalia have killed more than 29,000 children under the age of 5, according to U.S. estimates, the first time such a precise death t..
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Rains from Emily damage homes in central Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The director of Haiti's civil protection agency says rain from Tropical Storm Emily has damaged several hundred homes in the Artibonite region of the c..
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Remorseful thief returns NH woman's items

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) - Police say an apparently remorseful thief who stole a woman's wallet in a New Hampshire supermarket showed up at her door days later to return $90 and a GPS, ..
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36M lbs. of turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in Californ..
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Unemployment aid applications tick down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) The number of people seeking unemployment benefits dipped last week, a sign the job market may be improving slowly. The Labor Department says that applic..
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A healthy diet is expensive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SEATTLE (AP) - A new study finds that a healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines. The study in the journal H..
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Egypt's former interior minister appears in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s former interior minister will appear in court Thursday on charges he ordered the killing of protesters.
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No suspect yet in Australian bomb hoax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A letter attached to a suspected bomb that was strapped on an Australian woman made \"serious\" demands, authorities said Thursday.
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Sydney teen tired, sore after chilling ordeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For 10 long hours, the teen sat still as a bomb squad gingerly worked to remove a suspicious device strapped around her neck.
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Shell faces $410M payout over Nigeria oil spills

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Read full story for latest details.
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Oklahoma woman says D.B. Cooper is her uncle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - When an FBI agent pleaded several years ago for help finding notorious skyjacker D.B. Cooper, he off-handedly wondered if the suspect might be someone's "odd u..
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Official: U.S. hands Libyan Embassy over to rebel movement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. State Department has signed an order handing over the Libyan Embassy in Washington to the Transitional National Council, a senior department official told CNN.
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9 dead after Indonesia helicopter crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nine people were killed and one injured in a helicopter crash Wednesday in Indonesia, one of the mining companies that chartered the plane has confirmed.
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Afghan official, NATO troops die in attacks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior Afghan intelligence official was killed Thursday when a bomb exploded in the country\'s northern Kunduz province, according to a provincial council chief.
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Mexico: Alleged ammo smuggler is American

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle 3,500 rounds of ammunition from El Paso, Texas, into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, according to a Wednesday night news release from the Chihuahua state attorney general\'s office.
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No suspect in Australia bomb 'hoax device' case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A letter attached to a suspected bomb that was strapped on an Australian woman made \"serious\" demands, authorities said Thursday.
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