Japan to set up new nuclear safety agency

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TOKYO (AP) - Japan has decided in principle to set up a new nuclear regulatory agency under the Environment Ministry instead of the Trade Ministry. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yuk..
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Stocks tank Wednesday after big gains on Tuesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The DOW tanked again Wednesday, losing 520 points.All of Tuesday's gains are now history. The DOW plunged at the close after spending most of the day deep in the red.Europe's debt ..
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Sources: U.S. moving toward call for al-Assad to quit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The international cries for Syria\'s government to end a bloody crackdown on civilians could intensify Wednesday as activist groups reported fresh onslaughts in several cities.
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Authorities search for motive in fake airport bomb

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - The arrest of three African refugees after a fake bomb was found in a carry-on bag at Phoenix's airport has authorities asking a troubling question: Was the group te..
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Cameron: 'Fightback is under way'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British Prime Minister David Cameron said a more robust approach by the police had led to calmer streets in London. Other English cities saw the worst of the unrest Tuesday night. FULL STORY | HI-RES PHOTOS
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New laws aim to protect young athletes from injury

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Robert Smith got his first concussion in high school in Bossier City. He played right guard and right tackle on the Airline High School Vikings' offensive l..
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More questions for US man in Aruba disappearance

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A Maryland man who claimed his travel partner apparently drowned during a getaway to Aruba has now become a suspect in her disappearance because his re..
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Forces kill Afghan militants who downed chopper

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Coalition forces in Afghanistan have killed the Taliban insurgents responsible for the downing of a helicopter that left 38 U.S. and Afghan personnel dead, the commander of U.S. forces there and NATO announced Wednesday.
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Cameron vows 'fightback' as Birmingham seethes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Britain's prime minister hammered out a tough line against rioters Wednesday, determined to restore order and confidence on Britain's streets as extra police officers..
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Dog missing since fatal wreck heading home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TUCUMCARI, N.M (AP) - A Maltese dog named Ceasar who disappeared more than a year ago from a fatal wreck near Tucumcari is on his way home to Michigan.    The Quay C..
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Leaders in Libya, Iran mock Britain over riots

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A country overrun by rioters. A government facing questions over policing. Its leader accused of having lost legitimacy.
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U.S. sanctions Syrian companies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States has slapped sanctions on Syria\'s largest mobile phone operator and a Syrian bank and its Lebanese subsidiary.
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Aruba holds suspect while search continues for U.S. woman

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Aruba are holding a suspect in the disappearance of an American woman there, the prosecutor\'s office said Tuesday.
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Butter sculptures churn 100-year state fair legacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's butter cow is celebrating its 100th year at the Iowa State Fair, but it's not alone as other butter sculptures from Hollywood stars and space heroes ..
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Members of Gbagbo's inner circle indicted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twelve members of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo\'s inner circle have been indicted for crimes relating to the post-electoral crisis that left over 3,000 dead.
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Cops: Pa. woman let niece, 6, drive from snug spot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania woman endangered her 6-year-old niece by having the girl back the woman's car out of a tight parking spot, wrecking two other cars in t..
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NYC to mandate sex education in public schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Mandatory sex-education classes are returning to New York City public schools for the first time in nearly two decades.    The New York Times (http:/..
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FBI: Sibling suspects captured in Colo.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Two men and a woman - siblings who were being sought for crimes in Florida and Georgia - have been captured in Colorado, the FBI confirmed Wednesday.   &nbs..
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Fuel tanker overturns, explodes on Vegas freeway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Engineers are inspecting the integrity of a scorched roadway after a tanker carrying 9,100 gallons of gasoline overturned on a major Las Vegas thoroughfare and exp..
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Military killed Taliban who downed US helicopter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The top commander in Afghanistan says international forces killed the Taliban insurgents responsible for downing a U.S. helicopter and killing 38 U.S. and A..
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