Death toll from Congo polio outbreak nears 100

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An outbreak of polio in the Republic of Congo has killed 97 people as of Thursday, according to the World Health Organization.
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724 dead in Haiti's cholera outbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three brothers recuperated Thursday afternoon in an once-open field now speckled by the bright blue tarps of a cholera rehydration clinic in the Haitian town of Bercy, where an outbreak has sickened hundreds of people.
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36,000 homeless in Sri Lanka floods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The heaviest rain in 18 years flooded Sri Lanka Thursday, leaving about 36,000 families homeless, marooning traffic and submerging the country\'s Parliament in four feet of water.
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London police: Dozens arrested after tuition protests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 51 people have been arrested, authorities said Thursday, after students stormed the headquarters of Britain\'s ruling party to protest plans to raise tuition fees.
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Cruise official says everyone's making best of it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN DIEGO (AP) - An official aboard the stricken cruise ship off California's coast says passengers and crew are all safe and making the best of it. Cruise Director John Heald says..
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Blast rips police facility in Karachi

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 10 people were injured in a blast at a police facility in the Pakistani city of Karachi Thursday, police told CNN.
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Fla. initiative providing info to veterans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new state initiative has connected nearly 30,000 Florida veterans to information about their benefits during its first four months. Chief Financial Offic..
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Fla. Supreme Court upholds death sentence for man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the murder conviction and death sentence for a man convicted of killing a retired Michigan woman in a central Fl..
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Kurdish leader welcomes Iraqi Christians

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iraqi Christians under siege by Islamic militants are welcome in the country\'s north, a Kurdish leader said Thursday, after a string of attacks that have killed dozens of the faith.
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Common Cents: Cheap electronics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - One website that makes electronics udderly affordable is cowboom.com. It's a Best Buy company that offers everything from computers to video game syste..
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Backstage with the Rockettes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For the first time, the Rockettes will perform in Fort Myers. It's opening night for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. There are 38 performances but before t..
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Costa Rica-Nicaragua dispute ratchets up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Costa Rica will take its border dispute with Nicaragua to the United Nations and the International Court of Justice, if a resolution is not found between them, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said.
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Locals react to Presidential commission's ideas to cut national debt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Presidential commission released very controversial ideas to reign in the massive debt in the U.S. Drastic times call for drastic measures. Still, these painfu..
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Obama honors U.S. veterans in South Korea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama paid tribute Thursday to American troops who 60 years ago fought a Communist regime that he said continues to be a provocative threat to peace in the region.
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Crippled cruise ship expected in San Diego

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A crippled cruise ship stranded off the coast of Mexico with nearly 4,500 people onboard got some additional help for its journey toward San Diego, California, on Wednesday morning.
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Met returning 19 King Tut objects to Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is returning to Egypt 19 small objects that were entombed for centuries with ancient Egypt\'s \"boy king,\" officials announced Wednesday.
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U.S. to use more drones to hunt for al Qaeda in Yemen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Obama administration is expected to deploy more Predator drones in Yemen to hunt for and possible strike against, al Qaeda in the country, U.S. officials said.
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U.S. to give Palestinian Authority additional $150 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is giving an additional $150 million in direct assistance to the Palestinian Authority, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Wednesday.
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Job hunting help available in Fort Myers Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Job hunting help is available in Southwest Florida this week. As the Career and Service Centers of Southwest Florida celebrates it's new name, Southwest Flori..
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Clinton nixes unilateral move for Palestinian state

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday the United States does not support a unilateral move by Palestinians to declare a Palestinian state.
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