House slogs through $1.2 trillion spending bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Having turned its focus from spending cuts to social issues and an assault on the Obama administration's regulatory agenda, a battle-weary House reconvenes Friday..
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Judge in Loughner case to mull release of records

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A judge overseeing the criminal case against the suspect in the Tucscon, Ariz., shooting rampage will consider whether to release a new mug shot of the suspect and..
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Clinton: Taliban must choose war or peace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning the Taliban and other extremists in Afghanistan that they must choose between war and peace as the U.S. increas..
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USDA delays decision on catfish inspections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Agriculture Department has delayed a decision on a new catfish inspection program that threatens to derail U.S. trade relations with Vietnam. The agency relea..
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13 killed in Mexican border city in less than 24 hours

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 13 people were fatally shot in less than 24 hours in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez on Thursday, authorities said.
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Turkey arrests 3 opposition journalists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The formal arrest of three journalists from a dissident web-site that is harshly critical of the Turkish government -- following several days of detention and interrogation -- was announced Friday by authorities in Turkey.
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Ugandans vote in presidential election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ugandans voted Friday in a presidential election that could extend the term of the incumbent, who has been in power for 25 years.
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Japan cancels whaling season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a victory for whale conservationist group Sea Shepherd, Japan\'s government said Thursday it is considering canceling the whaling season.
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Libya frees prisoners, promises reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Messages and videos posted on social media sites Thursday signaled that anti-government protests in Libya were gathering steam in several cities, with some turning violent on a \"Day of Rage.\"
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Iran sail request tests Egypt-Israel ties

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran has submitted an official request for two of its warships to sail through the Suez Canal, an Egyptian official told CNN Thursday, in a move that puts Egypt\'s new military regime in a prickly position with Israel.
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Egypt jails former ministers in corruption probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of a former ruling party official and three ministers from deposed strongman Hosni Mubarak\'s government, including its onetime interior minister, the state news agency MENA announced Thursday.
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Tanzania blasts kill 20, officials say

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A series of fiery blasts killed more than 10 people and injured dozens of others at a military camp in Tanzania, authorities said early Thursday.
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Iowa wrestling standout refuses to face girl

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DES MOINES, Iowa- A standout Iowa high school wrestler refused to compete against a girl at the state tournament on Thursday, relinquishing any chance of becoming a champion becaus..
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In street demonstrations, Palestinians call for unity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Palestinians rallied for unity in Ramallah Thursday, calling on Hamas, Fatah and other Palestinian political factions to heal the divide between them amid arguments over elections scheduled for September in the Palestinian territories.
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2 of 3 Afghans missing in NY say they're safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Two of three Afghan students missing from an upstate New York college program have been heard from, but their whereabouts remain a mystery, a Department of S..
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Alaska governor refusing to enact health care law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said he will not implement the federal health care overhaul after a judge in Florida struck down the law as unconstitutional. It's no..
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Amnesty alleges Egypt military abused protesters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Detainees held in lockups run by Egypt's military say they were forced to strip to their underwear, whipped and subjected to electric shocks, according to testi..
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Obama on sideline as senators tackle entitlements

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Is anyone going to fix Social Security? Medicare? Medicaid? Before they overwhelm the federal government? While President Barack Obama and congressional leaders o..
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US officials express alarm over Bahrain crackdown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- The Obama administration expressed alarm and displeasure Thursday over a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in key U.S. ally Bahrain as a wave of political..
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Man arrested for poisoning Auburn's historic oaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

AUBURN, Ala.- A 62-year-old Dadeville man has been arrested in connection with the poisoning of the historic Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University. Auburn Police Chief Tom..
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