Search on for Americans lost off Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relatives of seven Americans missing after a boat capsized off the coast of Mexico are seeking donations to help continue their rescue efforts past a search window set to expire Thursday.
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Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rupert Murdoch\'s News of the World, the globe\'s top-selling English-language newspaper, will shut down after Sunday\'s edition, the casualty of a phone-hacking scandal. SECRETS | CLOSING WON\'T HURT MURDOCH FINANCIALLY
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Pentagon: Iraqi extremists using Iranian weapons

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fresh warnings came from the Pentagon Thursday that Iran is supporting extremist militias in Iraq that are killing U.S. troops.
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Atlanta schools extend contract of interim chief

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta school board is delaying its search for a new leader. The board voted Thursday to extend the contract of interim Superintendent Erroll Davis for a year. ..
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Grisly labels not so scary for cigarette sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The nation's top tobacco companies' sales aren't expected to go up in smoke despite new grisly warning labels that are set to appear on U.S. cigarettes packs n..
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Vegas police sorry after wrong man goes to prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police officials are apologizing for a DNA error that sent the wrong man to prison for four years. Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie said Thursday the ..
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Minn. shutdown a battle over big-spending legacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The weeklong shutdown of Minnesota's government stems from a deep conflict about the state's tradition of generous public assistance programs. Democratic Gov..
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Fans gather for Harry Potter premiere in London

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Harry Potter's saga is ending, but his magic spell remains. Thousands of fans from around the world massed in London Thursday for the premiere of the final film in th..
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Israel braces for airport showdown with activists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

  JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel dispatched a beefed-up security force to its main international airport Thursday and asked foreign airlines to prevent blacklisted travelers from boa..
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Sweden hospital in lab-made windpipe transplant

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - A 36-year-old man who had tracheal cancer has received a new lab-made windpipe seeded with his own stem cells in a procedure in Sweden they call the first successf..
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7-Eleven meals sold in Hawaii last month recalled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - About 1,550 pounds of packaged meals sold in Hawaii 7-Eleven stores are being recalled. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday Honolulu-based Warabeya U...
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Roswell's 'chicken man' says birds were poisoned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) - A man who raises chickens in Roswell says someone broke into his hen houses and also spread poison all over his yard, killing 50 of his birds. Andrew Wordes, kn..
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Retailers post strong June sales

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers are reporting robust sales as deep discounts on summer merchandise pulled in shoppers in June. But the concern is that the momentum may not continue headi..
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SF police make arrest in stolen Picasso drawing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Police say they have made an arrest in connection with the daytime theft of a valuable Picasso drawing from an art gallery in downtown San Francisco. According..
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Egg industry, Humane Society propose cage laws

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Humane Society and a national egg farmer cooperative say they will jointly propose federal legislation that would phase out the use of battery cages for egg-l..
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UTMB-Galveston leading seafood review after spill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GALVESTON, Texas - A $7.8 million grant will be used by researchers to examine the safety and human consumption of seafood following oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico. The five-year..
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Man killed by grizzly at Yellowstone National Park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - A Yellowstone National Park official says authorities won't try to capture a female grizzly bear that killed a backcountry hiker because it w..
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NYC Dems tap state lawmaker to run for Weiner seat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Democratic leaders have chosen a state lawmaker from Queens to replace Rep. Anthony Weiner, who resigned his seat in New York's 9th Congressional District last mont..
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Obesity rates still rising in many states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - In 1995, no state had an obesity rate above 20 percent. Now, all but one does. An annual obesity report by two public health groups looked for the first time at s..
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Elizabeth Smart to work as ABC commentator

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Elizabeth Smart is taking a job with ABC News as a commentator focusing on missing persons and child abduction cases. ABC spokeswoman Julie Townsend tells The..
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