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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House bill to cut funds to pro-Palestine UN groups

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is asking Congress to block U.S. funds for any United Nations entity that supports giving Palestine an elevated st..
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Libyan rebels set deadline for loyalist towns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libya\'s interim leader issued an ultimatum Tuesday for towns still under the control of Gadhafi loyalists: Surrender peacefully or face fierce military battles come Saturday.
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Biden calls for new clean energy policy for US

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says the United States can't lead the world in the 21st century with its current energy policy.    He says the U.S. will tr..
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Burned Gadhafi family nanny being treated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The badly burned former nanny of some of Moammar Gadhafi\'s grandchildren is receiving medical treatment Tuesday in the burns unit at a Tripoli hospital.
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Deadly casino fire 'got out of control'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The suspects arrested in connection with a Mexico casino fire told investigators that civilians were not their target, but that the blaze \"got out of control,\" killing 52 people and injuring others, including some of the alleged perpetrators, officials said Tuesday.
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Daughter Gadhafi said was dead apparently lives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Since the rebel takeover of Tripoli, evidence has been mounting that Moammar Gadhafi may have lied about the death of his adopted baby daughter Hana in a 1986..
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2 arrested for selling smuggled jaguar pelts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Two Texas residents are in custody for allegedly selling jaguar skins smuggled into the U.S. from Mexico.    According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in ..
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