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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China's first aircraft carrier starts sea trials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s first aircraft carrier sailed out of the northeastern port of Dalian for sea trials Wednesday morning, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
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Japan's prime minister says he'll resign after bills passed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Wednesday he\'ll resign once new bills related to post-earthquake reconstruction pass parliament, to avoid a political vacuum.
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Yemen opposition welcomes U.N. call for power transfer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Yemen\'s top opposition movement welcomed the U.N. Security Council\'s call for a transfer of power, an initiative that could end the political instability in the poverty-ridden Arab nation.
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Afghan special court dissolved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A special court set up by Afghan President Hamid Karzai that had been prosecuting alleged electoral fraud by 62 parliament members has been dissolved, a presidential spokesman announced Wednesday.
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Congress Don't Get Too Comfortable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

US lawmakers shouldn't get too comfortable in office.   That's because a CNN ORC poll released Tuesday reports 70% of voters say most members of Congress shouldn't get an..
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Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer drops Tiger Woods

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

GENEVA (AP) - Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer says it's ended its 10-year commercial relationship with Tiger Woods and hopes he can "overcome his difficulties." The company says in..
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E-Book about Assange on sale Wednesday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

NEW YORK (AP) - A British journalist's inside take on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being published in the U.S. as an e-book "single." Digital publisher RosettaBooks ann..
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After 4 nights of violence, a tentative calm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After a fourth consecutive night of violence that convulsed Britain, the scene before dawn Wednesday was largely peaceful, a tentative calm enforced by thousands of police. FULL STORY | WHO\'S BEHIND THE RIOTS?
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Suspect held over missing American in Aruba

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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Sources: U.S. near call for Assad to quit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is moving toward issuing an explicit call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, U.S. government sources told CNN Tuesday.
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Tear gas flies during Chilean student protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Vehicles burned and tear gas flew in Chile\'s capital Tuesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators protested education policies in the South American nation.
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Boy or girl? A simple test raises ethical concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Is it a boy or a girl? New research shows that a simple blood test in mothers-to-be can answer that question with surprising accuracy at about seven weeks. &nbs..
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Miami-Washington flight diverted to South Carolina

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - An American Airlines flight from Miami to Washington, D.C., has landed in Charleston after encountering what an airport official called severe turbulence.&n..
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