President praying for Holbrooke's recovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama calls critically ill diplomat Richard Holbrooke "a towering figure in American foreign policy" and says he is praying for his recovery.Holb..
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Blizzard socks Midwest with 20 inches of snow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A powerful snowstorm is burying parts of the upper Midwest in as much as 20 inches of snow.      Authorities have closed roads across fi..
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Family, friends celebrities mourn Elizabeth Edwards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Family, friends and celebrities have paid last respects today to Elizabeth Edwards.      The 61-year-old Edwards was praised in eulogi..
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Madoff's son dead in apparent suicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mark Madoff, the son of convicted Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff (pictured above), apparently killed himself while his wife was out of town and his 2-year-old son was asleep in a nearby bedroom, New York police said.
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WikiLeaks activists rally supporters in several nations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pro-free-speech rallies are scheduled in several international cities Saturday to protest the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is being held in a prison on the outskirts of London on suspicion of sex crimes unrelated to his controversial website.
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Owner of former Blackwater aviation leaving NC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) - The owners of the former aviation division once run by security contractor Blackwater plan to move operations from North Carolina to Florida. The Daily ..
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Cancun delegates reach climate deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Delegates at the United Nations climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, approved an agreement early Saturday morning, despite objections from Bolivia.
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Palin arrives in Haiti with humanitarian delegation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin arrived in Haiti on Saturday as part of a humanitarian delegation led by evangelist Franklin Graham and his relief organization Samaritan\'s Purse.
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Sarah Palin arrives in Haiti with mercy mission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has arrived in Haiti, an impoverished nation struggling to overcome post-election violence and a cholera epidemic. Palin..
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Explosions kill1, injure 2 in central Stockholm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Two explosions shook central Stockholm on Saturday, killing one person and injuring two, rescue officials said. Police spokeswoman Petra Sjolander said a car explo..
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Madoff son found dead in NYC in apparent suicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NEW YORK (AP) - The eldest son of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff hanged himself by a dog leash in his apartment Saturday after two years of "unrelenting pressure" following his..
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Knox makes emotional address in Italy appeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Convicted murderer Amanda Knox broke into tears Saturday as she made an emotional address to an appeals court in Italy, saying she was the innocent victim of ..
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West African states back Ouattara

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The head of a West African group of nations rejects the idea of power-sharing talks in the aftermath of the disputed Ivory Coast election, its president said Saturday.
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Mexican forces kill top drug lord

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A top drug lord has been gunned down in Mexico after two days of shootouts between armed forces and members of a criminal organization, a national security spokesman said Friday.
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WikiLeaks: Scandal caused deep rift in Vatican-Ireland relationship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relations between the Vatican and Ireland deteriorated sharply as the Holy See appeared to ignore a commission looking into complaints of physical and sexual abuse of children by Irish priests, according to U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks.
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Woman convicted of adultery, murder appears on Iranian TV

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A woman convicted of murder and adultery and sentenced to die by stoning confesses to her part in the plot to kill her husband on an Iranian television program aired Friday night.
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New Rwandan genocide archive opens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Genocide Archive of Rwanda opened its doors to the public Friday at the Kigali Genocide Memorial grounds in the country\'s capital, offering an in-depth look at the horrors of the country\'s 1994 genocide.
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WikiLeaks: Socialist tortillas part of Venezuelan revolution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.S. embassy in Caracas appears to have put in long hours examining President Hugo Chavez\' efforts to build a socialist economy in Venezuela. But out of all the dense analysis springs one cable -- about the role of the humble tortilla in building a brave new world.
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Official: US ready to hit Iran with new sanctions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior U.S. official says the Obama administration and its European allies are prepared to place additional sanctions on Iran if it does not meet international ..
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Foes of 'don't ask, don't tell' say fight not over

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Advocates of a bill that would overturn the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy say their fight for repeal this year is far from over despite failing to pas..
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