Read a book, pass it on campaign starts in NYC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Public Library is encouraging bookworms to pass around 25,000 free copies of a new paperback it will distribute in subway stations, on park benches and..
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Miss. River flows over La. levee, flooding crops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BUNCHE'S BEND, La. (AP) - The rising Mississippi River is sending water pouring over a levee in Louisiana, flooding 12,000 acres of corn and soybeans. The flooding is taking place ..
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Watchdog: Air traffic controller errors way up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - A government watchdog says he doesn't know why errors by air traffic controllers increased 53 percent last year, but that an inexperienced work force could be one..
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Official: Gunman spotted on Mo. University campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) - Campus police at a central Missouri university say they're searching for a gunman seen leaving a building that houses classrooms and academic offices. Missouri Un..
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Officials: 2 men arrested in NYC terror probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW YORK (AP) - Two men are in custody in an alleged terror plot against a New York City synagogue. That's what a person familiar with the case tells The Associated Press. The pers..
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1 passenger dies, 21 injured in SE Texas bus crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a bus was sideswiped by another vehicle and careened into a light pole along a southeastern Texas highway, killing one passenger and injuring..
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Iraqi leaders may consider extension of U.S. forces

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Wednesday he will meet with Iraqi political leaders by the end of the month to get their opinions on whether some U.S troops should remain in the country after December, when they are slated to leave.
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Detained American claims torture in the UAE

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American detained for more than two months in the United Arab Emirates faces up to seven years in prison for stealing police handcuffs, an allegation he says he only confessed to after being tortured.
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U.S.: Fewer illegal border crossers held

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

By at least one measure, illegal immigration is not the problem that it used to be for the United States -- the number of arrests of people trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally has decreased sharply in the last five years, according to federal statistics.
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Rockets strike Gadhafi's compound

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebels have captured the airport in the besieged city of Misrata, a rebel spokesman said Wednesday. The location is key because it would provide the rebels with access to humanitarian aid.
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Syrians say violence, anxiety spreading

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Syrian security forces shelled a major city in the west of the country early Wednesday morning, sending black smoke into the air, a resident told CNN.
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Details from bin Laden's journal revealed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Data and documents taken from the compound show messages from Osama bin Laden did make it out of the compound to other members of al Qaeda, a U.S. official tells CNN.
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Quake hits southeastern Spain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of residents of the southeastern Spanish city of Lorca slept outside Wednesday night, hours after the city of about 80,000 was struck by an earthquake that killed eight people, state radio reported, citing authorities.
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Bin Laden photos available to some lawmakers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A spokeswoman for a Maryland congressman says some members of Congress will be allowed to view photographs of Osama bin Laden's body. Heather Molino, a spokes..
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3 killed, dozens injured in Yemen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three people were killed and four others critically wounded Wednesday when Yemeni security forces shot live ammunition at protesters in the city of Taiz, according to doctors and eyewitnesses.
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Alarming combo: Bedbugs with 'superbug' germ found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ATLANTA (AP) - Hate insects? Afraid of germs? Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying a staph "superbug." Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant st..
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Japan's nuclear crisis under review

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s government and the owner of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are reviewing efforts to wind down the two-month crisis as thousands of nearby residents await word regarding planned evacuations.
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In Texas schools, a picture's worth 1,000 calories

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Smile, Texas schoolchildren. You're on calorie camera. That's the idea behind a $2 million project being unveiled Wednesday in the lunchroom of a San Antonio ele..
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Mass. plane passenger tries to open emergency door

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOSTON (AP) - State police say a Massachusetts man who tried to open an emergency door on a Delta flight from Orlando, Fla., to Boston has been arrested. Logan International Airpor..
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Trial delayed for U.S. hikers in Iran

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The scheduled trial of two Americans accused of espionage in Iran was delayed again Wednesday after the suspects were not brought from jail to the courthouse, a Swiss diplomat told CNN.
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