Hope, uncertainty as people flock back to Southern Sudan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

For years, in some cases decades, they survived persistent and intense violence, lived in often squalid refugee camps or tough cities and were treated as second-class citizens in what -- at least for a few more months -- has been their country.
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Risk of disease grows as flooding deaths increase in Brazil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from devastating flooding in Brazil continued to rise Sunday, surpassing 600, the state-run Agencia Brasil news agency reported.
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'Baby Doc' Duvalier returns to Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Jean-Claude \"Baby Doc\" Duvalier, Haiti\'s former dictator, returns unexpectedly to the country after some 25 years in exile. He arrives as the nation is grappling with a crisis sparked by fraud allegations in a presidential election.
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Hu Jintao to lay out vision for U.S. relations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese President Hu Jintao this week will lay out his vision for U.S.-Chinese relations based on strategic mutual trust, state-run media reports, amid recent hints of Washington\'s frustrations with Beijing.
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47 dead from flooding in the Philippines; 1.5 million affected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from flooding in the Philippines has climbed to 47, the country\'s national disaster agency said Sunday.
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House panel wants Homeland Security documents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee has asked the Homeland Security Department to provide documents about an agency policy that required political appointees to review many Freedom..
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Lebanon in flux as Hezbollah leader refuses to back prime minster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly three years after agreeing to a deal ending a tense -- at times violent -- stalemate, Hezbollah\'s leader on Sunday stood by his party\'s decision this week to withdraw from Lebanon\'s unity government and refused to back Prime Minister Saad Hariri\'s bid to stay in power.
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Young AZ victim's dad: Boston girl received organs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

BOSTON (AP) - The father of the youngest victim of the Arizona massacre says some of her organs have been donated to a young girl in the Boston area. John Green tells The Boston Gl..
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Irish PM says he will seek re-election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ireland\'s Prime Minister Brian Cowen, facing growing rancor in his country over a controversial bailout package, will announce Sunday evening whether he will seek re-election.
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NFL backs state regulations for youth concussions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The NFL is helping craft legislation in states around the country that would protect young athletes from the devastating long-term effects of concussions.Omaha S..
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Diplomats visit Iran's nuclear enrichment facility

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian state television says diplomats have toured the country's main uranium enrichment facility. Tehran hopes the visit will bolster its assurances that its ..
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Break in rain allows Brazil to reach slide victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) - A break in the rain is allowing helicopters to deliver badly needed food and water to remote areas of Brazil that have been cut off by mudslides.Once the..
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Gunfight at Tunisian presidential palace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - A gunbattle is under way around the presidential palace in Tunisia as the army and police struggle to restore calm in the country.Two residents say presidenti..
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Arizona tea party leader talks about alleged threat from shooting survivor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The co-founder of the Tucson Tea Party is worried about the threats he is receiving, including the remark he says a shooting victim made to him at a televised ..
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Slaying victim's ashes poured in NYC subway grate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW YORK (AP) - Friends and family members of a Portuguese journalist who was slain in New York City have scattered his ashes down a Times Square subway grate. A funeral was held i..
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Family prepares slain newlywed's funeral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Final preparations are being made for the funeral Monday of slain Irish newlywed Michaela Harte-McAreavey.
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Australian official: 'Homes and lives torn apart'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Recovering from flooding in northeastern Australia will be a \"reconstruction task of post-war proportions,\" a top official in Queensland state said Sunday.
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Speaker takes over Tunisian presidency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Tunisia\'s parliament speaker assumed the interim presidency Saturday and the country\'s former longtime leader took refuge with his family in Saudi Arabia in an upheaval driven by days of angry street protests.
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Brazilian flood death toll nears 600

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The death toll from flooding caused by torrential rains in Brazil\'s Rio de Janeiro state rose to 591 people Saturday, Brazil\'s official news agency reported.
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Arizona shooting victim arrested after threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say one of the victims of the shooting rampage in Tucson has been arrested after he threatened a tea party leader during a town hall meeting for a ..
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