Tuition tax credit set to expire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress to make permanent a $2,500 college tuition tax credit that is sched..
Read More

Foreclosures reach record high during summer months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders seized more U.S. homes this summer than in any three-month stretch since the housing market began to bust in 2006. But many of the foreclosures may be ch..
Read More

300 chinese drywall homes to be repaired in pilot program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer facing thousands of homeowners' court claims and several other companies have agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in ..
Read More

Nepalese teen named world's shortest man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Nepalese teen who is the size of a toddler turned 18 on Thursday and entered the record books as the world\'s shortest man.
Read More

Japan party asks Google to drop Chinese name for disputed islands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan\'s main opposition party has filed a protest with search-engine giant Google, urging it to delete from its mapping service the Chinese name for a cluster of disputed islands.
Read More

China awaits verdict in precedent-setting case on HIV

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China awaits a verdict in a precedent-setting discrimination case, with an HIV-positive man suing over being rejected for a teaching job, state media said.
Read More

'MISSION COMPLETE': All 33 miners rescued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

After 69 days, the miners ascended to freedom, hoisted through nearly a half-mile of rock in a mission watched around the globe. LIVE BLOG | VIDEO GALLERY: MINERS SURFACE | MISSION COMPLETE |
Read More

Surfacing: First moments above ground

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Isolated in a dark, underground world for more than two months, the first seven miners to emerge from the San Jose mine savored the fresh air amid eruptions of applause. Here\'s how each man spent his first moments above ground:
Read More

Miner saw God, devil during captivity

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Having spent 69 days trapped inside the San Jose mine in Chile, Mario Sepulveda says he is a changed man. The miner says he saw God and the devil fight, and God won.
Read More

Local Latin Americans watch Chilean 'Miner Miracle' with pride

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Southwest Florida's Chilean community watched the dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners along with the rest of the world.  Dozens of Latin Americans were g..
Read More

Category 2 Paula heading for Cuba

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Category 2 Hurricane Paula was brushing the tip of Mexico\'s Yucatan Peninsula Wednesday and heading for Cuba, forecasters said.
Read More

Most miners free as Chile rescue goes off flawlessly

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile - The trapped miners in Chile are finally being freed. They're being pulled to safety in a capsule barely wider than a man's shoulders. Emotions are running hi..
Read More

Apple inviting media for October 20th event

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple is inviting media to its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters for a Macintosh computer-related event on Oct. 20.Apple Inc. is known for its secrecy about ..
Read More

In Chile, love moves the sun and stars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bad guys, you know, do exist: the owners of the mine of San José, where 33 workers have been trapped for so long. San Esteban Mining Company has obvious problems with the law, has flouted safety regulations and, of course, cannot explain the drama their greed has caused. But in spite of this, they were shameless enough to declare that they were not willing to pay the salaries of these 33 workers, claiming bankruptcy.
Read More

Jindal stumping for Florida Senate candidate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal heads to Florida to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio. Jindal's office says the governor is heading to T..
Read More

Ahmadinejad makes state visit to Lebanon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Beirut for his first state visit to Lebanon Wednesday, Iran\'s Press TV reported.
Read More

Locals in Hungary: We can never return after spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Trucks thunder along the mud-lined roads of Devecser. Military trucks, heavy goods vehicles, diggers -- all carrying plaster and gypsum to lower the pH value of the alkaline sludge -- drive up and down the roads to dilute the mud and bring in supplies for the emergency teams and the displaced residents.
Read More

'Original' Buena Vista Social Club album out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

It\'s been 14 years in the making -- an album combining the sensual rhythms of Cuban music with the desert-inspired sounds of west Africa.
Read More

Iran to prosecute 5 alleged spies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iran will prosecute five people who allegedly spied for foreign countries, the country\'s semi-official FARS news agency reported Wednesday.
Read More

Multi-nation drill aims to stop weapons of mass destruction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than a dozen nations launched a joint military exercise Wednesday off South Korea, aimed at preventing the transfer of weapons of mass destruction, military officials said Wednesday.
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×