Reactors could take 9 months to stop

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Engineers will need six to nine months to bring the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant to heel, the plant\'s owners said Sunday in their first public timetable for ending the crisis. FULL STORY | Video
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Fidel Castro praises brother amid historic changes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fidel Castro, Cuba\'s historic leader, gave his successor and younger brother Raul a vote of confidence on Sunday with praise for a speech promoting a radical overhaul of the economy and term limits for political offices.
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Federal tax filing deadline is Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Taxpayers got an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year. They can thank the nation's capital for the extra time.    The filin..
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Wealthy see federal taxes drop dramatically

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - As millions of procrastinators scramble to meet Monday's tax filing deadline, ponder this: The super rich pay a lot less taxes than they did a couple of decades a..
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FAA changes work rules for air traffic controllers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - New work rules announced by the government today give air traffic controllers more time to rest between shifts.    It's an effort to ward off sleep..
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Death toll rises as more storm victims are found in NC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Officials in southeastern North Carolina have confirmed three additional deaths from storms that hit the state, raising the confirmed death toll from storms th..
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U.S., Japan announce joint post-crisis rebuilding effort

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. secretary of state and the Japanese foreign minister on Sunday announced plans for a joint reconstruction venture as the Asian nation grapples with a nuclear crisis following a devastating earthquake and deadly tsunami.
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Libya rebels question NATO as fighting continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of chanting supporters waved green flags and pledged loyalty to Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi after thunderous explosions believed to be NATO airstrikes pounded targets in the capital.
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Gunmen storm house, kill four relatives in Baghdad

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least six gunmen stormed a house and fatally shot four family members in western Baghdad, the Iraq interior ministry said Sunday.
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Nigerian elections mostly peaceful

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigerians headed to the polls Saturday to vote for president, a week after parliamentary elections were marred by violence and accusations of fraud in Africa\'s most populous nation.
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Raul Castro proposes term limits in Cuba

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HAVANA (AP) - Raul Castro proposed term limits for Cuban politicians on Saturday - including himself - a remarkable gesture on an island ruled for 52 years by him and his brother. ..
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Spring storms kill 17, move east

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEAKESVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say the storms that pounded the Deep South killed one person in Mississippi, bringing the death toll to 17 across four states. Jeff Rent, a sp..
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Troubling reports emerge from the battle for Misrata

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi pummeled the city of Misrata with rockets Saturday, a witness said -- a day after Human Rights Watch said Gadhafi\'s troops fired cluster bombs into civilian areas.
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Trump says he has qualities US needs in president

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Donald Trump is sounding increasingly like a presidential candidate.    Speaking to a raucous tea party crowd in Florida today, he repeatedly..
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Rescue operation under way at N. Idaho silver mine

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An official with a mining company says a rescue operation is under way after a collapse at one of its mines in northern Idaho.    One miner repor..
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Official: Mubarak transferred to Cairo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, now under investigation in connection with the deaths of protesters, was transferred from a hospital here to a military facility in Cairo, Egyptian Supreme Armed Forces spokesman Major Mohamed Askar told CNN on Saturday.
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Assad: Syria state of emergency to end

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Cabinet of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in Saturday, just two days after he announced the formation of a new government, the Syrian Arab News Agency reported.
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Yemeni women: President is degrading us

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of Yemeni women have marched toward the attorney general\'s office in the capital demanding legal action for what they called the president\'s attacks on their morality.
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Bomber attacks Afghan army base

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suicide bomber attacked soldiers at an army base in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday morning, the ministry of defense said.
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Bahrain activist's daughter on hunger strike for his release

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The daughter of a prominent Bahraini human rights activist is willing to starve to death if the nation\'s authorities do not return her father and her husband, both of whom were severely beaten and hauled away by security forces a week ago, she said
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