VW recalls 168,000 cars for fuel leaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is recalling more than 168,000 cars with diesel engines because a defect in the fuel injectors that could cause fires.    The National High..
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Swedish poet wins Nobel Literature prize

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer won the Nobel Prize in literature, the Swedish academy that announces the annual award said Thursday.
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5 voices on Afghanistan's future

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A lot has changed, but 10 years after the Afghanistan war began, many issues still plague the country. What\'s the one most important issue? 5 voices weigh in.
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BBC to Cut 2,000 Jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

LONDON (AP) - The British Broadcasting Corp. is cutting 2,000 jobs in a drive to reduce costs. Director General Mark Thompson said Thursday that the plan to cut costs by 20 pe..
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Holiday sales forecast appears modest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's largest retail trade group is saying it expects winter holiday sales to rise 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion this year. That would be smaller than 2..
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The woman who lambasted Iraqi PM

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraqi human rights activist Hanaa Edwar stormed into a televised government conference and harangued Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki. She continues to fight for dream of a democratic Iraq.
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Lawmaker wants Pakistan to police fertilizer used in IEDs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pakistan needs to do more to implement safeguards that would control a fertilizer that is being used in explosive devices in Afghanistan, according to an American lawmaker who recently visited the country.
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Apple founder Steve Jobs dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

(CNN) -- Steve Jobs, the visionary in the black turtleneck who co-founded Apple in a Silicon Valley garage, built it into the world's leading tech company and led a mobile-computing revolution with wildly popular devices such as the iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56.
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Woman: I'm a runaway, not dead in Syrian custody

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Zainab Alhusni, the young woman reportedly slain and mutilated while in Syrian custody, appears to be very much alive.
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China, Russia defend Syria veto

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China said on Wednesday the U.N. Security Council resolution it vetoed would not have helped "ease Syria's situation."
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Escaped offender caught in ND cornfield

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOWER CITY, N.D. (AP) - A convicted sex offender who escaped from a private transport company's van while being moved across the country was nabbed in a North Dakota cornfield Wedn..
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7 NY Dems call for investigation into NYPD spying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Seven New York Democratic state senators are calling for the state attorney general to investigate the New York Police Department's spying on Muslim neighborhoods.&..
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White passes silver as most popular car color

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - White has passed silver as the world's most popular car color, according to an annual survey by paint maker PPG Industries.    Silver spent a decade o..
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Epic bank scandal hits Iran's leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The largest case of bank fraud in Iranian history is threatening to engulf President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after a parliamentary commission decided to investigate his office for possible connections to the crime, Iranian state media has reported.
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Bahrain opposition keeps up hunger strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bahraini opposition leaders, many sentenced to life in prison, are 12 days into a hunger strike dedicated to gaining the release of "innocent women and girls" from jail, the son of one of the leaders told CNN Wednesday.
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Ron Paul raises $8 million in 3 months

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul says he raised $8 million in the last three months.    The Texas congressman said Wednesday that his cam..
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First lady delivers thank-you to Secret Service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has stopped by another federal agency as part of her effort to thank government workers for what they do.    But the first lady says..
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Suspect in NJ stabbing arrested on flight in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) - Customs agents in Florida arrested a suspect in a fatal New Jersey stabbing minutes before his flight took off for Colombia.    Authorities foun..
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Official: Obama to embark on bus tour of NC, Va.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama is planning a bus tour through the politically important states of North Carolina and Virginia later this month..
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A.C. Nielsen Jr. dies at 92

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) - Arthur C. Nielsen Jr., who led the company that grew into an international market research firm known for producing the TV ratings known as "the Nielsens," ha..
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