Boy or girl? A simple test raises ethical concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Is it a boy or a girl? New research shows that a simple blood test in mothers-to-be can answer that question with surprising accuracy at about seven weeks. &nbs..
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Miami-Washington flight diverted to South Carolina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - An American Airlines flight from Miami to Washington, D.C., has landed in Charleston after encountering what an airport official called severe turbulence.&n..
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Community fights to bring teen's body from China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Tylar Dobbins died suddenly at an emergency room in China last week after doctors refused him treatment because he didn't have money. "He's sitting in front of th..
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Turkish envoy visits Syria, meets with al-Assad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy gunfire shattered the morning air across Syria on Tuesday as the number of casualties in the country continued to soar, activist groups said.
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Deer may be source of Ore. E. coli outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

State health officials hope to learn this week whether deer are the source of an E. coli outbreak in northwestern Oregon linked to fresh strawberries.    Dr. Paul Ci..
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Apple passes Exxon as most valuable US company

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple has surpassed Exxon Mobil as the most valuable company in the U.S.    Apple Inc.'s stock gained 3.2 percent to $364.60 on Tuesday afternoon, br..
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Wildlife groups boycott Sri Lankan elephant census

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Wildlife groups will boycott Sri Lanka's first census of elephants because they fear the count is a "smoke screen" for capturing and domesticating the ani..
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British police face public anger as riots rage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - British police began flooding London's streets with 16,000 officers Tuesday, nearly tripling their presence as resident feared a new explosion of rioting that has tur..
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Obama honoring US forces killed in Afghan attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) - President Barack Obama is privately honoring the U.S. forces killed in the costliest attack of the Afghanistan war.    The presiden..
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Historic Georgia home built FDR destroyed by fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A cottage used frequently by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who built it when he came to Georgia to start a polio treatment center, has been destroyed by fire,..
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Polygamist leader gets life in prison for assaults

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two underage followers he took as brides in what his church dee..
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Troop remains returned home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The bodies of 30 American troops killed when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil. The 22 Navy SEALs and eight other service members travelled in dea..
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Feds look into BMWs that can roll away unattended

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Federal safety regulators are looking into a problem with BMW automatic transmission shifters that can allow cars to roll away after drivers have left the vehicles.&..
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Arizona man hospitalized after shooting penis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) - A suburban Phoenix man is recovering after police say he accidentally shot himself in the penis while putting his girlfriend's gun in the waistband of his pa..
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Libyan rebel government dissolves executive board

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Libyan Transitional National Council Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil dismissed the rebels\' 14-member executive board on Monday..
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Record-setting Swim Attempt is Over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HAVANA (AP) - A Twitter feed for marathon swimmer Diana Nyad says she has ended her attempt at a record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida after 29 hours. Elaine Lafferty, who ..
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Campaign uses Marley, celebs to aid African crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bob Marley song and the social media power of celebrities like Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Eminem may help the crisis in East Africa. On Tuesday, the "I'm Gonna ..
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NATO: Downed chopper reportedly hit by RPG

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coalition forces embroiled in a firefight with insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday had called for assistance, but instead had to race to the crash scene of a downed NATO helicopter carrying their reinforcements, officials said Monday.
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Gangs roam, violence spikes in London

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tensions between police and marauding gangs continued into Tuesday in areas of Great Britain, after violence initially sparked by the shooting death of a 29-year-old man in London spread to other parts of the nation.
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London violence extends into third day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in London arrested more than 100 people Sunday night and early Monday in connection with violence that has afflicted London neighborhoods following riots in the city\'s Tottenham enclave over the weekend.
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