Tax rate compromise waiting for President's signature

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - A massive bipartisan tax package preventing a big New Year's Day tax hike for millions of Americans is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature. The..
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Japanese man attacks students with knife; 13 hurt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TOKYO (AP) - An unemployed Japanese man with a knife attacked students and other passengers waiting on two public buses outside a train station Friday in a rampage that left 13 peo..
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Snow causes DC-area flight cancellations, delays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - A storm that's dumped several inches of snow on the Washington area has stranded some passengers at Reagan National Airport. A spokeswoman for Delta Air Lines say..
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Deadly fire highlights China's growth problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a month after a raging fire killed 58 residents of an apartment building in Shanghai, China\'s largest metropolis, nagging questions remain: Exactly what caused it? Are apartment residents safe? Survivors and families of victims are seeking a \"jiaodai\" -- an accounting -- and closure.
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LAPD releases pics in 'Grim Sleeper' killer case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police found a stash of sexually explicit photographs and home videos of scores of women when they searched the home of a car mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleep..
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Deadline set for disputed Ivory Coast leader

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and other countries have given President Laurent Gbagbo a deadline to leave Ivory Coast or risk sanctions, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
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US aid worker jailed in Haiti kidnapping case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American who sold his construction business and traveled to Haiti to help earthquake victims was in jail Thursday as authorities investigated allega..
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Assange leaves London jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was granted bail by a London court Thursday. He must stay at the mansion of a supporter outside London, report to police daily, wear an electronic tag and post financial sureties.
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General: South Korea drill could cause 'chain reaction'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top general at the Pentagon said the coming South Korean military exercise risks a reaction from North Korea that could escalate out of control.
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Strong week for economy raises optimism for 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Buoyed by a string of hopeful government reports on layoffs, factory production and consumer spending, economists are predicting that hiring and even housing will..
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UFO downed over Israeli nuclear plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli Air Force shot down an unidentified flying object over the Dimona nuclear plant in the Negev Desert , the Israel Defense Forces said.
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Hanson: 'Pathetic' Australian PM to blame for boat deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Controversial former Australian politician Pauline Hanson says the government\'s weak policies on asylum seekers are to blame for the deaths of dozens of people off the coast of Christmas Island.
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Teams comb Ariz. desert for suspect in agent death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Teams of border officers combed through the Arizona desert about 10 miles north of Mexico on Thursday in search of the lone outstanding suspect in the fatal s..
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Bail deadline extended for Madoff secretary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A Manhattan judge has given Bernard Madoff's former secretary a few more days to make bail. Annette Bongiorno is currently under house arrest in Florida. She had fa..
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Kosovo must probe organ harvesting accusation, official says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in Kosovo must conduct a \"tough, independent investigation\" into allegations of organ harvesting from prisoners of war, a leading European human rights activist demanded Thursday.
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Almost no oil recovered from sand berms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The big set of sand barriers erected by Louisiana's governor to protect the coastline at the height of the Gulf oil spill was criticized by a presidential commis..
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NIreland government to probe child abuse cover-ups

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

DUBLIN (AP) - Northern Ireland's government says it will investigate decades of cover-ups of child abuse in boarding schools and other institutions run by the Catholic Church, Prot..
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House votes again to lift restrictions on gays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate will get one last chance to dismantle the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy before going home for the year. The House on Wednesday sent senator..
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Vt. toddler sneaks out into snow as mom sleeps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WHITINGHAM, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a shoeless toddler found walking down a road has been reunited with his mother, who was asleep when he walked out by himself. Wearin..
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Zimbabwe's first lady sues over WikiLeaks report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife of Zimbabwe\'s president has sued a Zimbabwean newspaper for $15 million following its publication of allegations that she was linked to and profited from illegal diamond sales in the southern African country.
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