Man charged after gas-soaked wife set ablaze

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Investigators say a woman jumped from a pickup truck on a Southern California freeway after the driver, her husband, splashed her with gasoline and set her..
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Chavez says 'first cycle' of chemo completed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday he has finished his "first cycle" of chemotherapy in Cuba and will begin the second of various phases of trea..
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Chicago man once thought dead arrested in Vegas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a former Chicago commodities broker who disappeared in 1979 and was declared legally dead has been found living under a false name and working at a..
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Calif. man gets 4 years for stalking on Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) - A Northern California man who trolled women's Facebook pages searching for clues that allowed him to take over their email accounts has been sentenced..
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Koreas agree to work toward resuming nuclear talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Top nuclear envoys from rivals North and South Korea agreed Friday to work toward a resumption of stalled nuclear disarmament talks, a significant breakthrou..
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State cites NY theme park in vet's coaster death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York state officials say operator error was to blame for an amputee Iraq war veteran's deadly fall from an upstate roller coaster, and have cited the amuse..
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1 dead, 30 hurt in NY bus, tractor-trailer crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WATERLOO, N.Y. (AP) - Police say they've ticketed the driver of a Canadian tour bus involved in a fiery crash with a tractor-trailer because his license had been suspended in New Y..
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National Zoo: Panda watch ends in false pregnancy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Giant panda Mei Xiang kept people guessing for months, but National Zoo veterinarians determined Friday that she had failed to become pregnant for the fifth year ..
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Feds: Gulf disaster final report delayed slightly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A joint final report by the U.S. Coast Guard and the federal agency that regulates offshore drilling on what caused last year's Gulf of Mexico disaster will be delay..
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Texas Ed Board compromises on evolution materials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas State Board of Education has given its final approval to supplemental high school science materials after a brief flare-up over some lessons teaching..
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A partial FAA shutdown means layoffs, cheaper airfare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A partial F.A.A. shutdown is looming and it could mean layoffs, but it could also mean cheaper airfare. It's all happening at midnight. Congress must extend the agency's operating ..
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Hurricane Dora weakens off the Mexican coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hurricane Dora weakened to Category 1 strength as it continued to churn in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest coast of Mexico on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Somali militants vow to block aid workers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia vowed to keep most international aid workers away despite a worsening famine, as the U.N. warned Friday that 800,000 ..
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Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Islamist militants in Somalia have reversed a pledge to allow foreign aid agencies to operate in famine-struck regions in the nation. THREE VOICES | HOW TO HELP | SOMALIS RETURN TO CAPITAL THEY FLED |
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Police: 2 men took 90-year-old from nursing home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) - Police in suburban Detroit say a 90-year-old man with dementia is missing after two men who tried to sign him out of a nursing home later were seen on surveill..
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Calif. motorcyclist lands in van back seat, unhurt

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A California motorcyclist rear-ended a minivan and was hurled through a window into the back seat but was not injured.    Investigators sa..
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Activists: In Syria, another round of Friday protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security personnel are out in force in Syria\'s capital and protesters are taking to the streets across the country on Friday, an activist group told CNN.
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Patchy data clouds view of civil rights in schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Researchers have long found differences in how schools and juvenile facilities discipline minority and white students, but inconsistent data collection has ..
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Mom charged with forcing cocaine, beer on children

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut mother is charged with forcing her 4-year-old son to drink beer and giving beer and cocaine to her 10-month-old daughter. The Connecticut Pos..
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Ex-editors: James Murdoch 'mistaken'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two former top editors of News of the World have accused James Murdoch of having given \"mistaken\" evidence to a parliamentary committee about a settlement to Gordon Taylor, chief executive of the Professional Footballers Association, the Guardian reported.
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