Jupiter-bound craft snaps pic of Earth and moon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Earth, say cheese. A NASA spacecraft cruising toward Jupiter glanced back and snapped a rare picture of Earth and the moon. Taken last week when Juno was 6,..
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Government blocks AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is blocking AT&T's $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA, saying the acquisition of the No. 4 wireless carrier in the country by No. 2 A..
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Colorado logger cuts off toes after foot is pinned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado logger who cut off all of the toes on his right foot after he was pinned by a logging machine says he was afraid it would take hours to find him a..
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Scientists get $112M to study Gulf after BP spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A science board overseeing $500 million in funds BP set aside to study the company's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has awarded $112 million to ind..
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Flooding persists as East Coast reels from Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWFANE, Vt. (AP) - As emergency airlift operations brought ready-to-eat meals and water to Vermont residents left isolated and desperate, states along the Eastern Seaboard continu..
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Leaked cables identify dozens of U.S. informants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A torrent of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks has been published in the last few days, with at least 170 of them naming sources whose identity was meant to be protected, according to an analysis of the documents by CNN.
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Sarah Palin to New Hampshire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will appear at a New Hampshire tea party rally this weekend. The Tea Party Express on Tuesday announced that Palin is slated t..
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Push for Transportation Spending

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will make a push for more transportation spending today. The White House says Obama will urge Congress to pass a federal highway bill ..
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Wildfires destroy dozens of homes in Texas, Okla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

POSSUM KINGDOM LAKE, Texas (AP) - Wildfires sweeping through parts of drought-stricken Texas and Oklahoma have destroyed dozens of homes and forced hundreds of residents to evacuat..
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Special Forces impersonator gets 21 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BALTIMORE (AP) - A Maryland man who claimed he served 28 years as an Army Green Beret will have to serve 21 months in federal prison. Prosecutors say William Hillar used tales..
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Petraeus leaving Army after 37 years to head CIA

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - Gen. David Petraeus bids farewell Wednesday to the Army that has been his life and the troops that have been his family for 37 years. He'll start as CIA dire..
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Security on rise nationwide for 9/11 anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is stepping up security around the country in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and conducting confidential briefing..
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UK gaffe reveals position on Afghanistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A senior British Cabinet Minister risked an embarrassing diplomatic row Tuesday after accidentally revealing confidential documents that appeared to welcome the departure of Afghanistan\'s president.
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Australia court blocks refugee-swap deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The High Court in Australia ruled Wednesday that the country cannot send asylum seekers to Malaysia.
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Automakers to boost compact car production

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Automakers are gearing up to make more compact cars this year, in a bet that one of the hottest car trends will continue in the face of economic uncertainty. &n..
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Tropical Storm Katia gathers momentum in Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia continues to gain strength as it moves west-northwest across the Atlantic.    Katia (KAH'-tee-yah) has maximum sustained winds late..
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Vt. newlyweds, guests stranded by road washout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Marc Leibowitz and his fiance, Janina Stegmeyer, were in Germany, snowed in last Christmas, when they got engaged and picked a Vermont inn for their rustic f..
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Irene leaves hard times for East Coast farmers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STONEWALL, N.C. (AP) - The worst damage from Hurricane Irene isn't necessarily along the beaches of the East Coast, but far inland, where farmers have seen crops slashed by wind, s..
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Arizona man describes shears impaling eye socket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - An 86-year-old Arizona man whose eye socket was impaled with a pair of pruning shears says he experienced excruciating pain during the ordeal and feels lucky to be a..
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Pfizer, docs: New cancer pill gives hope, strategy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Pfizer Inc.'s just-approved Xalkori, the first new medicine in more than six years for deadly lung cancer, proves the value of precisely targeting rare disease..
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