AP Poll: Americans support community colleges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

A new poll shows the vast majority of Americans feel it's better for some students to go to community college instead of a four-year school. According to the poll by The Associated..
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Calif. girl found safe after Amber Alert issued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Police in California say an 8-year-old Fresno girl who was apparently abducted while playing in her front yard has been found safe. Police spokesman Jeff Card..
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Service sector growth accelerates in September

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A trade group says U.S. service-oriented companies, the nation's predominant job generator, grew slightly faster in September as demand from customers improved. It ..
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Times Square attempted bomber gets life sentence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The Pakistani immigrant who tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison, a mandatory penalty that left him defiant as ever a..
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Government sues credit card companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anti-competitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of th..
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China, Japan leaders meet, signal thaw

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s and Japan\'s top leaders met in Belgium, indicating a thaw in relations since a diplomatic battle broke out last month over Japan\'s arrest of a Chinese fishing captain off the disputed Diaoyu Islands.
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Pakistan: Strike kills 'German militants'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eight suspected German nationals were killed in a suspected drone strike in northwestern Pakistan, two Pakistani officials said Monday.
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Bolivian president involved in soccer scuffle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It was the type of move that only a head of state could get away with.
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Sidiqi family speaks out about arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ahmed Sidiqi, the man allegedly at the heart of an al Qaeda plot to target European cities, was detained by a group of unidentified men in Afghanistan three months ago, his family has told CNN.
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U.S. groping for way to save Mideast talks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States is scrambling to find a way to save the Middle East peace talks before an Arab League meeting in Libya this weekend.
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Israeli high court OK's Nobel laureate's deportation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Israeli Supreme Court has upheld the deportation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Maguire, who had tried to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories last week, a spokeswoman for the Israeli judiciary said Monday.
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US warns Americans to be vigilant when in Europe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is warning Americans about potential terrorist threats in Europe and urging U.S. citizens to be extra vigilant when they're in public pla..
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'You Are Loved' demonstration reaches SWFL to prevent gay, lesbian suicides

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - You are loved! That's the message being spelled out all over FGCU. It's part of a nationwide demonstration to prevent suicides in the gay and lesbian community. ..
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Calif. high court upholds Schwarzenegger furloughs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's order to furlough state workers, dealing a major victory to part of the governor's bu..
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DOJ proposes settling with 2 credit card companies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department on Monday sued credit card company American Express for alleged anticompetitive practices while proposing a settlement with the two biggest..
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Remains found near where Vt. woman disappeared

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - Police in Vermont say a body found by hunters may be that of a grandmother who disappeared in an apparent kidnapping. Vermont State Police investigators s..
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Far-right Dutch politician tried for inciting hatred

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday, charged with inciting discrimination and hatred over a controversial film he made about Islam.
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Jury deliberations begin in Conn. killings trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut jury is deliberating in the trial of a man charged in the home-invasion killings of a woman and her two daughters in 2007. New Haven Superior ..
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Company locks out Phoenix bus workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PHOENIX (AP) - The company that operates one-third of Phoenix city buses has locked out dozens of workers in a contract dispute. The Arizona Republic reports that negotiations betw..
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Pending home sales rise 4.3 percent in August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people who signed contracts to buy homes rose in August for the second straight month but remained far below last year's pace. The weak economy and ..
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