Friend says Giffords speaks more

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to laugh at jokes, recognize visitors and even offer a poignant response when asked recently by her husband how she was doing. "Bette..
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Risk of foreclosure dips, but remains elevated

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Fewer Americans fell behind on their mortgage payments in the final three months of last year, but foreclosures are still rising. The Mortgage Bankers Association s..
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3 killed in Gaza, Israeli military says

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli military fired on militants who were trying to plant a bomb near a security fence in northern Gaza, striking three, the military said.
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Officials: Up to 70,000 more Afghan forces needed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is considering proposals to increase the size of the Afghan security forces by between 45,000 and 70,000, amid worries about how much Afg..
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Egyptian tourist sites set to reopen

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Saying he hopes \"tourists from around the world will soon return,\" Egypt\'s newly appointed minister of antiquities announced Thursday that tourist sites will reopen on Sunday.
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3 dead in crackdown on Bahrain protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least three people were killed early Thursday when police in Bahrain\'s capital, Manama, cleared protesters from the Pearl Roundabout, emergency hospital services said. BAHRAIN: FROM PEARLS TO PROTESTS | FULL STORY
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Explosions rock district near Dar es Salaam airport

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Multiple explosions shook an area around the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Tanzania\'s largest city, Dar es Salaam, Wednesday evening. Sources tell CNN that a \"series of explosions\" were heard beginning at 9 p.m. (1 p.m. ET) and continued intermittently for about an hour and a half.
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Thousands mourn victim of Iran protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands turn out in Tehran for the funeral of a man killed in anti-government protests. Iran blamed an outlawed group for the death as supporters of the regime showed up for the gathering.
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FARC releases 2 more longtime prisoners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of a Colombian leftist rebel group released two more longtime prisoners Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total released since February 9 to six, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
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Borders to close 200 bookstores; Ft. Myers & Naples hit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, sunk by cr..
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Commander: Army investigating assault complaints

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - The Army is aggressively investigating sexual assault complaints, the commanding general at Fort Leonard Wood said Wednesday - a day after more than a doze..
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Study: Doctors order tests out of fear of lawsuits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN DIEGO- CT scans, MRIs and other pricey imaging tests are often more for the doctor's benefit than the patient's, new research confirms. Roughly one-fifth of tests that bone and..
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Protests spread to Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Demonstrations sweeping the Mideast and North Africa spread to Libya, where police clashed with anti-government protesters in Benghazi, an independent source tells CNN. FULL STORY | |TIME PHOTOS UNREST BY NATION
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Father of Utah music group charged with abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SALT LAKE CITY- The father of the prominent Utah family musical group The 5 Browns has been charged with sexual abuse of children in the 1990s, court records show. Keith Brown was ..
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Sen. Brown reveals he was sexually abused as child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

BOSTON- Sen. Scott Brown has revealed he was sexually abused as a child several times by a camp counselor and has detailed physical abuse by a stepfather. The Republican senator fr..
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Israel says Iranian warships near Suez

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Iranian warships are expected to pass through the Suez Canal on their way to Syria on Wednesday night, which Israel considers a \"provocation,\" Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday.
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Man involved in Maersk Alabama piracy gets 33 years in prison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A federal court has sentenced a Somali man to nearly 34 years in prison Wednesday for acts related to high-seas piracy, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney\'s office for the Southern District of New York.
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Crowd dispersed as Yemen protest turns anti-government

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A protest by Sanaa University students Wednesday started out as a demonstration calling for an improved curriculum but transitioned into an anti-government protest, and pro-government demonstrators threw rocks, two participants said.
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Bassinet and heater recalls

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The following recalls have been announced: -About 500,000 bassinets made by Burlington Basket Co. recalled over concerns that they could collapse if not assembled..
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Giffords' friends in Congress to hold fundraiser

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - Congressional friends of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Tucson congresswoman shot in January, are holding a campaign fundraiser next month for her 2012 election. Democra..
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