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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Knox supporters cheer appeals court's decision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEATTLE (AP) - About a dozen Amanda Knox supporters burst into applause and cheers when they learned the murder charge against the Seattle native was being overturned.   ..
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Italy appeals court clears Knox of murder

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - An Italian appeals court has thrown out Amanda Knox's murder conviction and ordered the young American free after nearly four years in prison for the death of..
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Acapulco schools stay closed despite patrols

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - About 120 soldiers are patrolling streets around schools in Acapulco's rougher neighborhoods, but that hasn't persuaded many of the schools to reopen after recei..
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Iran leader urges 'cutting hands' in bank scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's top leader called on Monday for "cutting off the traitorous hands" of those implicated in a $2.6 billion fraud case described as the biggest financial sc..
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Activists: Syrian regime detains 3,000 in 3 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian troops going house to house have detained more than 3,000 people in the past three days in the rebellious town of Rastan, which saw some of the worst fighting ..
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Inquiry blames Cyprus president for deadly blast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' president is mainly to blame for events that led to the explosion of seized Iranian munitions that killed 13 people and caused a political and econom..
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La tumor registry gets $794,000 pediatric grant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is giving the Louisiana Tumor Registry a three-year, $794,000 grant to develop a system to quickly collect and rep..
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Mosque in Israel vandalized, set on fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A mosque in northern Israel was set on fire and graffiti scrawled on its walls, the imam told CNN Monday.
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Cook County to donate bodies for medical research

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Bodies left for more than two weeks at the Cook County medical examiner's office because families cannot afford burial will be donated for medical research, accordin..
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Pa. boy pulls out teeth after dad puts off dentist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment after his teenage son tried to pull out his own teeth because he hadn't been taken to a dentist.&n..
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Plans for Newton attraction expanded

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Construction is under way on revised plans for a Las Vegas attraction that will bring tourists into Wayne Newton's home.    The singer's sprawling C..
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AMR stock plunges on renewed bankruptcy fears

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The stock price of American Airlines parent company AMR Corp. is down 35 percent on concerns that the company could be headed for bankruptcy protection.  ..
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Calif. lettuce recall covers 19 states, Canada

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) - A California farm that issued a voluntary lettuce recall over listeria contamination concerns says its notice has gone out to 19 states and Canada. &nbs..
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Paraplegic skipper lauded for saving lives at sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A paraplegic skipper is being credited with actions that helped save the lives of all but one friend on his pleasure fishing boat as it took on water in roug..
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Spokesman: Texas chemical plant workers evacuated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) - A Texas chemical plant spokesman says employees who were inside the plant when a massive fire broke out were able to evacuate.    Donald Gol..
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Social Security HQ lifts lockdown; shooting nearby

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) - The Social Security Administration has ended a lockdown of its headquarters in suburban Baltimore.    The lockdown was prompted by what Baltimor..
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