NASA spots 54 potentially life-friendly planets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - An orbiting NASA telescope is finding whole new worlds of possibilities in the search for alien life, including more than 50 potential planets that appear to be i..
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Gunman shoots official at Placerville school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities were searching Wednesday for a gunman suspected of shooting a school official at a Northern California elementary school.  A man shot an..
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Stop the presses: First iPad newspaper debuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A daily newspaper designed by News Corp. exclusively for Apple's iPad is available for $40 annually, comparable to what some big-city publishers charge monthly to d..
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NH farmer wins early release after gun sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire farmer who became a folk hero to gun rights activists has won early release from prison.  The New Hampshire Executive Council voted unanim..
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White House: Mubarak has chance to show who he is

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Wednesday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has a chance to show the world "exactly who he is" by bringing desperately needed change to h..
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Judge raises questions about Voting Rights Act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge is questioning whether a key component of the landmark Voting Rights Act is outdated. At a hearing Wednesday in Washington, U.S. District Judge Jo..
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Snow, ice begin collapsing roofs across Northeast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - Roofs are collapsing across the Northeast as additional snow and ice become too heavy for structures to bear. No one has been seriously injured. A commercial ..
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Feds end prisoners' bogus tax refunds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new agreement aims to stop federal prisoners from collecting bogus tax refunds in their cells. Sen. Charles Schumer says federal officials agreed Wednesday to..
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Too big to stop? Obama's overhaul lumbers on

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's health care law has too much momentum for one judge to stop it. Most insurers, hospital executives and state officials expect they'll kee..
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Opinion: U.S. struggles to get Egypt policy right

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Watching the administration try to find the right balance in its response to the crisis in Egypt is like seeing the public face of the foreign policy establishment change before our very eyes:
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Flight cancellations top 5,000 for 2nd day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

More than 5,500 flights have been canceled across the country for the second day in a row, as ice and snow continue to bring airport operations to a crawl. There have been about 13..
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Verizon unveils pricing details for iPhone service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless is revealing details of how much it will charge iPhone users for voice, text and data service. The company will begin taking preorders for Apple In..
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It will be an early spring, Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

     Punxsutawney, PA   Punxatawny Phil did not see his shadow, that means an early spring! Good news  for most of the country dealing with a maj..
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Egypt military may speed Mubarak's exit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

If street protesters escalate their demands that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak must surrender power now rather than in September, it may be up to the Egyptian military to nudge him out the door immediately, analysts say. MUBARAK ANNOUNCEMENT | TRANSCRIPT | REACTION |
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Swiss authorities: Therapist assaulted 114 disabled people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A social worker in Switzerland has confessed to sexually assaulting more than 100 disabled children and adults, authorities said Tuesday.
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World reacts to Mubarak's announcement

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced Tuesday that he would not stand for re-election during presidential elections scheduled for September but neither would he step down early. Following are reactions to the news:
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Jordan's king dismisses government, appoints new PM

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The king of Jordan dismissed his government Tuesday and appointed a new prime minister, a move follows protests calling for political reform.
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TSA debuts new full-body scanner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal aviation officials are giving it another try. This time, they won't be looking as closely under traveler's clothes. The Transportation Security Administrat..
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Cyclone a 'serious threat' to Queensland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Australian state of Queensland, already hit by deadly flooding in recent weeks, is bracing for more devastation as a huge tropical cyclone rages towards its coast.
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Terror trial for cleric Anwar al-Awlaki opens in London

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British Airways worker charged with preparing to commit terrorism and funding terrorism goes on trial Tuesday in London.
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