Fla. chimp grabs the limelight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A new book by Comedy Central host Jon Stewart is making a celebrity out of a trained chimpanzee named Ricky who lives in southwest Florida. Ricky is featured ..
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Common Cents: Homemade Gifts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - According to a new report by Citi, one in four Americans will make their own Christmas gifts this year. We've collected some inexpensive homemade gift ideas that..
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Indonesian flights affected by volcano

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Volcanic ash spewing from Indonesia\'s Mount Merapi has forced some airlines to cancel flights out of Jakarta\'s international airport, airport officials said Wednesday.
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Customers challenging debt collections for former Hollywood Video accounts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH PORT, Fla. - Debt collectors may be coming after your money for a company that no longer exists.  A North Port couple is fighting to save their credit rating from a few ..
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Obama in Indonesia: America will never be at war with Islam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech in Jakarta addressed to the Islamic world on the principles of tolerance, as he winds up a visit to Indonesia.
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Singapore pulls engines from 3 A380s after inspections

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Singapore Airlines will replaced an engine in each of three of its Airbus A380 superjumbo jetliners after inspections turned up oil stains in them, the company said Wednesday.
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Leaks precede Myanmar election results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Word started leaking out Tuesday about the results of Myanmar\'s controversial weekend elections, though the country\'s military regime had yet to announce any numbers.
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New 787 makes emergency landing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new Boeing 787 Dreamliner made an emergency landing in Texas during a test flight Tuesday afternoon after the pilot reported smoke in the cabin, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
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Date set for Cuba's long-delayed Communist Party congress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Cuban President Raul Castro announced on Monday that the Communist Party will hold a long-delayed congress next April as the country struggles to reshape its Soviet economic model.
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Tomas aftermath raises cholera concern in Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the wake of Hurricane Tomas, cholera has reached the congested capital of Port-au-Prince, where as many as 73 people have come down with the potentially deadly infection.
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Former president George W. Bush publishes memoir

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - One of the most anticipated publications of the year is now on bookstore shelves all across the country. At Books-A-Million in the Page Field Commons, ..
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Canadian man dies during swim in South Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) - A Canadian man died after going for a late night swim off a South Florida beach. Manalapan police say 46-year-old Dinu Constantinescu was swimming with a sma..
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Iran spars over nuclear talks venue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States and its allies are not willing to hold talks with Iran about its controversial nuclear program in Turkey and will propose another venue instead, diplomatic sources told CNN Tuesday.
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Crist says he'd consider pardon for dead rocker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist says he's still thinking about a pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison, a Florida native who died nearly 40 years ago in a Paris bath..
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Brazil prison riots kill 18

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 18 prisoners were killed during a long prison riot and a second, shorter riot in northeast Brazil, officials said Tuesday.
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Racing star makes pit stop in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Matt Kenseth, 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase contender and 2003 NASCAR Champion, is in Ft. Myers for a preview of NASCAR's series-crowning Ford Championship Weeken..
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Report: Bolivian president recovering from knee surgery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bolivian President Evo Morales was in a hospital Tuesday, three days after knee surgery, but has started physical rehabilitation, the state-run ABI news agency reported.
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Nearly 4,500 stranded on cruise ship off Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Nearly 4,500 passengers and crew on a seven-day cruise to the Mexican Riviera were stranded off the coast of Mexico after an engine room fire cut power to their sh..
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Black caucus says it will allow Republicans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Congressional Black Caucus says it will allow two recently elected black Republicans to join the group if they ask. The all-Democratic caucus had wavered over..
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BP's ex-CEO says company unprepared for oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LONDON (AP) - Former BP PLC chief Tony Hayward says the company was unprepared for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, forcing it to improvise solutions, and that evaporating credit took..
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