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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Boehner says House has 'done its job'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Speaker John Boehner says the House has "done its job" toward resolving the impasse over raising the government's debt limit and says it's time for the Senate to ..
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41 feared dead in China bus fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forty-one passengers are feared dead in a bus fire in central China, state media reported Friday.
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Thousands of bottles of illegal alcohol destroyed in Kabul

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of bottles of alcohol were destroyed in Kabul this week, in what authorities described as the product of a crackdown on illegal smuggling and sales.
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12 killed, 45 injured in Malawi protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Twelve people died in national protests that erupted in Malawi, government officials said, as demonstrations were continuing for a second day Thursday.
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UK journalism probe expands beyond Murdoch papers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British police investigation into illegal phone hacking by journalists has expanded beyond Rupert Murdoch\'s disgraced News of the World tabloid to many other newspapers, the British Information Commissioner\'s Office told CNN Thursday.
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Army general: US should aid Iraqi defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The four-star general nominated to be the next Army chief told Congress Thursday that the U.S. should provide whatever defense assistance that Iraq believes it ne..
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John Edwards' former mistress seeks contempt order

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - The former mistress of John Edwards wants a North Carolina judge to issue a contempt order against a one-time Edwards campaign aide in a case involving a ..
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New Egyptian Cabinet sworn in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egypt\'s new Cabinet is expected to be sworn in on Thursday, a reshuffling aimed at satisfying critics who say the current administration was not serious about the political and economic reforms demanded by protesters.
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Q&A: Europe's approach to solving the Greek crisis

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

European leaders are meeting to attempt to resolve the debt crisis in Greece and prevent it infecting other countries -- an outcome that could potentially tear apart the 17-member eurozone and lead to another global economic slump.
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Obama says election assessment of his leadership

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he'll be re-elected for a second term if voters feel like he's been on their side, working as hard as he can and gettin..
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