Bill Clinton to campaign in Chicago for Emanuel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is getting a high-profile boost from one of his old bosses, former President Bill Clinton. Clinton is scheduled to appear Tues..
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Study: Errors lead surgeons to contemplate suicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHICAGO (AP) - A study suggests medical errors, job burnout and depression lead surgeons to contemplate suicide at higher rates than the general public, and they're much less likel..
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Goldman Sachs limits Facebook private offering

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Face..
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Leaked cable: Colom calls Menchu 'a fabrication'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A leaked U.S. diplomatic cable says Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom described Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchu as a "fabrication" of a French ant..
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South Africans accept Wal-Mart bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African chain's shareholders have overwhelmingly accepted Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51 percent of their company, the chief executive said Monday, paving t..
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Favre files retirement papers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brett Favre is following through on that vow to finally end his career after 20 NFL seasons.League spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed that the Minnesota quarterback..
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Grand jury probes what Edwards knew about spending

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarit..
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Death toll past 650 in Brazil flooding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from devastating flooding in Brazil continued to rise Sunday, surpassing 600, the government said.
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New hope for hepatitis C, an often hidden disease

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - There's new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C -..
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Flood toll climbs in Australia as search continues for missing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from flooding in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland has risen to 20, police said Monday.
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Husband discusses Giffords' progress in interview

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has surmounted one hurdle after another since she was gravely wounded in the Arizona shootings. Her latest was especially signific..
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Obamas travel to DC school for King holiday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by participating in a painting project at a school on Capitol Hill. On the federal h..
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Cuba says travel changes not enough

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HAVANA (AP) - Cuba said Sunday that the Obama Administration's decision to lift some travel restrictions on students, academics and religious groups and make it easier for American..
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Snow slows Japan's bullet trains, closes Toyota plants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As much as 8 feet of snow has fallen in parts of Japan since Sunday, slowing train travel and forcing automaker Toyota to close down 12 factories.
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R. Sargent Shriver hospitalized outside Washington

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Former Peace Corps director and vice-presidential nominee R. Sargent Shriver has been hospitalized outside Washington. Ronna Borenstein, spokeswoman for Suburb..
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House takes up health care repeal this week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Even though it has no chance of passage in the Senate, the House will vote this week to repeal the health care reform law passed by the previous session of Congre..
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Martin Luther King III to pay tribute to father

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - Saying the shooting in Arizona that killed six and seriously wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords underscores the need for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s mess..
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After tragedy, Ariz. lawmakers eye more gun rights

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHOENIX (AP) - The shooting rampage in Tucson that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is not slowing down Arizona legislators who want more rights for gun owners. Arizona has bec..
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes medical leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SEATTLE (AP) - Apple Inc. co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs sent a note Monday to employees saying he's taking a second medical leave of absence in two years so he can focus on his hea..
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N. Africa hit by wave of self-immolation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Anti-government protests in Tunisia were sparked by a young, unemployed college graduate setting himself on fire. Now demonstrators are turning to self-immolation in other north African countries.
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