Cuba frees 2 political prisoners against their wishes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two prominent Cuban dissidents who had refused to leave prison were released against their wishes on Saturday as the Cuban government continues to free opposition activists arrested during a notorious crackdown in 2003.
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Marines define future role amid budget cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMP PENDLETON (AP) - A faster, high-tech seafaring tank for U.S. Marines has hit setbacks and cost overruns during the past two decades, and now it is one of the pricier items on ..
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400 arrested in Algeria at rally demanding reforms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Algerian protesters are vowing to continue demonstrations until the government falls.      Thousands defied a ban on protests today..
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Obama welcomes commitments from Egypt's army

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is welcoming the Egyptian military's commitment to a democratic civilian transition and to the country's international obligations, most no..
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Celebrations continue in Cairo square as military takes charge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - As Egyptians continue to celebrate the resignation of their longtime president, protesters are debating whether to end the demonstrations that drove him from office.A ..
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Iran hinders web searches leading up to planned rally, sources say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian authorities have blocked the word \"Bahman\" -- the 11th month of the Persian calendar -- from Internet searches within the country, according to an opposition website.
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U.S. seeks diplomatic clarity in Egypt and region

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Obama administration launched into diplomatic outreach throughout the Middle East Saturday, even as it tries to determine the composition of the Egyptian military council and the exact lines of authority in the future Egyptian government.
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5 killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Five people were killed and at least 24 civilians were injured when armed attackers entered a hotel and targeted a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan Saturday, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province said.
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Chief Palestinian negotiator steps down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat has stepped down from his post, a move that follows the leaking of controversial documents that shed light on peace talks with the Israelis, Palestinian officials told CNN on Saturday.
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Men with knives attack Yemeni protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of Yemeni anti-government protesters took to the streets of the capital to support the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, witnesses said.
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Protesters, police clash in Algiers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces clashed with anti-government protesters in the Algerian capital of Algiers on Saturday. Some protesters were detained, according to the Algerian league for human rights.
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Mass grave found in northern Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Security forces in northern Iraq found a mass grave containing scores of people killed during the height of sectarian violence last decade, police told CNN on Saturday.
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Man wins rights to Marilyn Manroe photos too late

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando photographer has won back the rights to his Marilyn Monroe photos two years too late. Joe Jasgur died two years ago in a nursing home at age 89. His..
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Musharraf sought over Bhutto killing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A court in Pakistan issues an arrest warrant for former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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Government looks to end Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration laid out three broad options Friday for reducing the government's role in the mortgage market. All three would almost certainly lead to h..
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Egypt's Mubarak steps down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday, relinquishing power after three decades of iron-clad rule in the powerhouse nation of the Arab world. FULL STORY | BLOG | PROTESTERS CELEBRATE | TIMELINE | U.S. REACTION
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San Francisco high schoolers hold HIV-testing day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SAN FRANCISCO- By the time today's teenagers were old enough to read, new drugs were available that meant HIV was no longer a death sentence. But with infections among youth and yo..
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Obama lauds Gibbs as 'extraordinary' spokesman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance in the White House briefing room Friday to mark his longtime aide Robert Gibbs' last day at the White House - and to give..
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Wireless advances could mean no more cell towers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - As cell phones have spread, so have large cell towers - those unsightly stalks of steel topped with transmitters that sprouted across the country over the last deca..
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White House criticizes Iran response to Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Iran's government is showing it's scared of the will of its people by cracking down on opposition leaders and blocking international media ou..
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