Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It'll cost a penny more to mail a letter next year.    The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday that it will increase postage rates ..
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Deadly salmon virus raises concerns in Wash.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Scientists in Washington state are concerned about a deadly, contagious virus recently detected in wild salmon in British Columbia.    Researchers in ..
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Starbucks unveils blonde roast coffee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks has unveiled a lighter-roast coffee as the company tries to reach a wider base of consumers.    The Seattle-based coffee company unveiled it..
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Clinton makes surprise visit to Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed in Tripoli on Tuesday, making her the first Cabinet-level American official to visit Libya since the ouster of longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi.
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Toddler incident in China shows 'volunteer's dilemma'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A security camera video of a toddler being run over twice on a street in China has swept across the Web in recent days and has drawn a chorus of horrified denunciations. How, we wonder, could so many passers-by have so callously ignored the girl's plight?
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Long road ahead for freed prisoner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit now faces what is likely to be a bewildering few days, weeks and months as he readjusts to a life of liberty.
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Nationalities of 8 dead identified in Botswana plane crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A plane that crashed in Botswana killed a British pilot and seven European passengers, an official said Tuesday.
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Official: Haqqani network boosts infiltration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO and U.S. forces are seeing a marked increase in infiltration into Afghanistan from Pakistan by the militant Haqqani network, a senior NATO official said Tuesday.
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No joint prayer at pope's interreligious meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has invited Hindus, Jews, Taoists and Muslims to join him next week for a peace pilgrimage to the hilltop town of Assisi - but they won't pray..
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BlackBerry maker co-CEO calls outages unfortunate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is making only a brief reference to last week's outages as he opened a conference for software programmers in..
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Markets edgy over EU debt crisis resolution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Renewed doubts over Europe's ability to deliver a comprehensive solution to its debt troubles weighed on markets Tuesday, as did a warning from Moody's that it could ..
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Loughner's lawyers argue against Mo. commitment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Lawyers for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect are arguing against his continued commitment at a Missouri prison facility.    In a court filing late ..
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Cain likely in the hot seat at GOP debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Herman Cain has risen fast. Now the question is: Will he fall?    The businessman has been facing intense scrutiny in recent weeks as his poll numbe..
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Greece uses emergency powers to end garbage strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece used emergency powers to order garbage crews back to work Tuesday to remove 17 days worth of rotting trash from the streets of Athens, as a campaign of..
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Filipino soldiers clash with rebels; 19 killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine troops battled Muslim guerrillas in a volatile southern province Tuesday in fierce fighting that killed at least 19 combatants and left 10 sol..
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Chile students launch strike with fiery blockades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean students have erected fiery blockades in major streets of the capital and clashed with police on the first day of a two-day national strike to demand..
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Israeli soldier freed in swap for 1,000 prisoners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEL NOF AIR BASE, Israel (AP) - Looking thin, weary and dazed, Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit emerged from more than five years in Hamas captivity on Tuesday, surrounded by Gaza mil..
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Scientist to plead guilty to stealing trade secret

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A Canadian scientist is expected to plead guilty to charges he sent U.S. trade secrets worth $300 million to China and Germany.    A plea hearing..
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Colombian girl reunited with family, but questions remain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It was front-page news on the websites of all the major Colombian media Tuesday: Nhora Valentina Munoz, the 10-year-old daughter of a town mayor, was back home after a kidnapping that lasted 19 days.
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Tobacco dealer pleads not guilty to conspiracy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A tobacco distributor closely watched by federal agents for a decade pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in Kentucky of using phony invoices to avoid payin..
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