Boehner exits budget talks with Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner has broken off talks with President Barack Obama on getting a budget deal to avert a government default.    The Ohio Rep..
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Norway ripped by Oslo bomb, youth camp shootings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OSLO, Norway (AP) - A bomb ripped open buildings in the heart of Norway's government Friday, and a man dressed as a police officer opened fire at an island youth camp connected to ..
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Coast Guard to rescue 15 castaways from island

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A small boat matching the description of a skiff reported missing with 15 people aboard 600 miles southeast of Guam has been spotted on an uninhabited atoll, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.
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Pumps working at NYC plant that spilled sewage

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Officials say pumps are now working at a New York City wastewater treatment plant that has spilled millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Hudson River. They're ..
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States enact record wave of anti-abortion laws

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Inspired by a contentious Nebraska law, abortion opponents in five other states have won passage of measures banning virtually all abortions after five months of..
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Colorado tops national average for drugs, alcohol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's rates of marijuana and cocaine use, alcohol consumption, and binge drinking are far higher than the national average and among the highest states in the na..
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Man charged after gas-soaked wife set ablaze

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Investigators say a woman jumped from a pickup truck on a Southern California freeway after the driver, her husband, splashed her with gasoline and set her..
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Chavez says 'first cycle' of chemo completed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday he has finished his "first cycle" of chemotherapy in Cuba and will begin the second of various phases of trea..
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Chicago man once thought dead arrested in Vegas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a former Chicago commodities broker who disappeared in 1979 and was declared legally dead has been found living under a false name and working at a..
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Calif. man gets 4 years for stalking on Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) - A Northern California man who trolled women's Facebook pages searching for clues that allowed him to take over their email accounts has been sentenced..
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Koreas agree to work toward resuming nuclear talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Top nuclear envoys from rivals North and South Korea agreed Friday to work toward a resumption of stalled nuclear disarmament talks, a significant breakthrou..
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State cites NY theme park in vet's coaster death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York state officials say operator error was to blame for an amputee Iraq war veteran's deadly fall from an upstate roller coaster, and have cited the amuse..
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1 dead, 30 hurt in NY bus, tractor-trailer crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WATERLOO, N.Y. (AP) - Police say they've ticketed the driver of a Canadian tour bus involved in a fiery crash with a tractor-trailer because his license had been suspended in New Y..
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National Zoo: Panda watch ends in false pregnancy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Giant panda Mei Xiang kept people guessing for months, but National Zoo veterinarians determined Friday that she had failed to become pregnant for the fifth year ..
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Feds: Gulf disaster final report delayed slightly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A joint final report by the U.S. Coast Guard and the federal agency that regulates offshore drilling on what caused last year's Gulf of Mexico disaster will be delay..
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Texas Ed Board compromises on evolution materials

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas State Board of Education has given its final approval to supplemental high school science materials after a brief flare-up over some lessons teaching..
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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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