US Labor Department announces nearly $84 million for career training and housing assistance to migrant and seasonal farmworkers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $83,941,360 in grants through the National Farmworker Jobs Program to combat the chronic unemployment and underemplo..
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AU summit opens without Gadhafi, but in his shadow

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) - Organizers of this week's African Union summit printed Moammar Gadhafi's portrait and mounted it on the flags decorating the highway to the confere..
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Report: More than 100 million suffer lasting pain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly a third of Americans experience long-lasting pain, the kind that lingers for weeks to months, and too often feel stigma rather than relief from a health ca..
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Spartanburg cat stays sweet despite awful injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Sweet Man, a tabby cat, may not have nine lives, but he certainly had some extra luck recently. Veterinarians believe Sweet Man, a stray, was hit by a larg..
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DNA analysis may boost Amanda Knox appeal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American student Amanda Knox\'s bid to overturn her conviction for the murder of her British roommate in Italy may have been given a boost by fresh DNA analysis, Italian media reports say.
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Researchers analyze gene changes in ovarian cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists have found a common gene mutation in ovarian cancer tumors. The finding may eventually lead to tests aimed at faster diagnosis. Ovarian cancer kills n..
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Maine homeless man charged for charging cellphone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Police have brought charges against a homeless man in Maine who helped himself to an outdoor electrical outlet to charge a pair of cellphones. A Bangor police ..
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Va prison locked down by possible TB case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A possible tuberculosis case has prompted Virginia officials to lock down the housing unit of a prison in Richmond County. State Department of Corrections spok..
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Atlanta schools chief leaves amid cheating probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Longtime Atlanta schools chief Beverly Hall has been lauded nationally as a leader for turning around struggling urban districts. But the 64-year-old Hall leaves off..
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Boy told to get in car and follow mom's boyfriend

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy's California highway drive landed his mother's boyfriend in jail, with investigators saying that the man coaxed the youngster to follow h..
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Bachmann defends Medicaid funds to spouse's clinic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is deflecting questions about federally subsidized health dollars that have flowed to her husband's mental h..
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Judge to hear request over Loughner's medication

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A judge is set to hear arguments over a request by lawyers for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect to prevent prison officials from forcibly giving him anti-psycho..
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NYC airport invaded by turtles, delaying flights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Aviation authorities say dozens of flights were delayed at New York's Kennedy airport after about 150 turtles crawled onto the tarmac in search of beaches to lay th..
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'Transformers' revenues dip with $13.5M for No. 3

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The giant "Transformers" robots have shrunk a bit in the early going at the box office. Distributor Paramount Pictures says "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" laun..
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Errant golf ball saves Pa. man's life

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PAOLI, Pa. (AP) - There were so many things Chris Logan could have done last Fourth of July. He could have slept in. He could have hung around his apartment and gone out later for ..
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Man, woman burned by cooking grease in Bremerton

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Two 19-year-olds were seriously burned by hot cooking grease in Bremerton. The man and woman were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Tuesday ..
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Scientists spy most distant and earliest quasar

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A team of European astronomers says it has discovered the most distant and earliest quasar yet. Quasars are bright, starlike objects powered by giant black holes..
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Obama stops short of endorsing gay marriage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says gays are our friends and neighbors and should be treated like every other American. But days after New York state legalized same-sex m..
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Dozens of US cities line up to contest 2010 census

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - With jobs and federal aid at stake, dozens of U.S. cities are lining up to contest their 2010 census counts as too low. A decade ago, there were 1,200 challenges ..
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Lightning kills 22 students, 1 teacher in Uganda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Ugandan officials say 22 students and a teacher died after lightning struck their school in the country's midwest. Local police spokeswoman Zura Ganyana said..
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