UN approves 7,000 peacekeepers for South Sudan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

UNITED NATIONS- The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a new peacekeeping force for South Sudan on Friday, assuring the world's newest nation on the eve of its independence..
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Spanish nuclear power station in false alarm scare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID - Spain's nuclear watchdog says it is investigating why an alarm at a nuclear power station malfunctioned, sending worried townsfolk scampering to muster points. The Nuclear..
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European E. coli confirmed in Arizona death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA - Health officials have confirmed the first American death tied to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said lab ..
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Search continues for Americans lost at sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A U.S. Coast Guard plane will resume its search of a 300-square-mile area near Isla San Luis on Friday, as rescue crews sour the water off Mexico\'s coast for seven Americans who went missing when their boat capsized.
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Syria slams U.S. diplomat's trip to restive city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The embattled Syrian regime is lambasting the U.S. ambassador for his trip to the restive city of Hama, where it says he met with \"saboteurs,\" incited protests and undermined its national dialogue initiative.
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NTSB: 4 killed in plane crash at Calif. med office

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Federal investigators say a total of four people were killed in the small plane that crashed into a Central California medical building. The lead investigator..
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Cyclist killed at NC's Grandfather Mountain race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOONE, N.C. (AP) - A cyclist killed Friday during Grandfather Mountain's Highland Games was an experienced rider and bike-racing enthusiast, a colleague at Wake Forest Baptist Medi..
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RI mulls school for students with drug problems

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island would create a special high school for students struggling with substance abuse under legislation awaiting a signature from Gov. Lincoln Chafee..
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Groups sue to block Ala. illegal immigration law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Civil rights groups have sued in federal court to block Alabama's new law cracking down on illegal immigration, which supporters and opponents call the stri..
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Jury deliberating woman's claims of rape in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal jury in Houston is considering a woman's claims that the military contractor she worked for in Iraq allowed her to be drugged and raped by a co-worker. Jur..
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BP wants to end future loss claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS - BP is arguing that most victims of last year's Gulf oil spill should not get any more payouts for future losses because the hardest-hit areas are recovering and the e..
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Fire at Okefenokee swamp still spreading

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) - The Honey Prairie Fire at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has grown by about 1,000 acres to nearly 292,700 acres, fire information officers said. Offic..
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Pakistani couple sues airline over threat hoax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Pakistani couple is suing American Airlines after they were escorted off a plane in handcuffs based on a telephone hijacking threat that turned out to be a h..
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Medtronic warns of battery problem with drug pumps

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Medical device maker Medtronic is warning patients about a rare problem with its SynchroMed drug pumps that can cause them to lose battery power and fail. The co..
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Police: Michigan shootings suspect commits suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Police say two ex-girlfriends and his daughter were among the victims of a gunman who fatally shot seven people in Michigan. Chief Kevin Belk says Rodric..
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Rangers fan dies after fall reaching for ball

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A man at Thursday night's baseball game between Oakland and Texas says he tried to grab a fan to keep him from falling, but he couldn't. Ronnie Hargis says ..
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Administration to propose steps on gun safety

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Six months after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot, the White House says it will propose some new steps on gun safety in the near future. Spokesman Jay Ca..
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Small plane crashes near Calif. hospital; 2 dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Moments after takeoff, a small plane crashed into a parking lot near a California hospital and burst into flames as it skidded into an unoccupied office ..
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Egyptians gather to protest pace of reform

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of people began gathering at Cairo\'s Tahrir Square Friday morning ahead of a planned rally to urge the interim government to speed up reforms.
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The newspaper that died of shame

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As staff on News of the World prepare to publish the final edition of the paper Sunday, they may be rueing how life has a habit of bringing even the mightiest beasts crashing to earth. FULL STORY | LATEST UPDATES | SCANDAL TIMELINE | WHO\'S INVOLVED
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