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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August factory orders decline 0.5 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories fell in August, reflecting a big drop in demand for commercial aircraft. But outside of the volatile transportation sector, orders rose f..
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Sheriff: Infant among 5 dead in Ohio house fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BARTLES, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio sheriff says five people who died in a house fire included three females, a male and an 8-month-old infant. Sheriff Jeff Lawless in Lawrence County in ..
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Court won't get into battle between 2 USCs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't decide who really owns the initials "SC" when it comes to college sports: the University of Southern California or the University of South..
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High court won't hear appeal from 9/11 families

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The relatives of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks have lost their bid to get the Supreme Court to rule that New York City must provide a proper burial for material..
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Ala. casino heads, senators, lobbyists indicted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The owner of Alabama's largest casino, four state senators and several top lobbyists have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of vote buying in a..
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Search in Italy for missing US balloonists ends

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ROME (AP) - The Italian coast guard said Monday that it had called off the search for a pair of American balloonists who disappeared last week in the Adriatic Sea. The search was c..
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'Big Brother 9' winner to change plea in drug case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOSTON (AP) - A winner of the CBS reality show "Big Brother 9" plans to change his plea in a drug case in Boston. Adam Jasinski, of Delray Beach, Fla., pleaded not guilty to posses..
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Fla. man jailed in Canada-to-Pittsburgh pipeline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Florida man will spend two years in federal prison for smuggling marijuana into that state after it was shipped to Pittsburgh from a Canadian source. Twenty-six..
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Fla. student's message in bottle found in Ireland

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A message in a bottle sent by a Melbourne high school student as part of his marine science class has come ashore in Ireland. The bottle was released into th..
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France seeks extradition of al Qaeda suspect in Italy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

France has requested the extradition of an al Qaeda suspect arrested in Italy, a French court official said Monday.
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Coast Guard rescues Fla. couple from sinking boat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Coast Guard officials have rescued two people and a dog from their sinking shrimp boat. The Jacksonville, Fla. couple, were fishing Friday when their net got ..
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Ecuador: Unrest was coup attempt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Days after protesting police allegedly attacked Ecuador\'s president and held him at a hospital for hours, the country\'s interior minister says the government remains convinced the uprising was an attempted coup.
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Supreme Court starts new term

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is starting its new term with a new justice, Elena Kagan, and bad news for hundreds of parties trying to get their cases heard at the nation's h..
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Revealing sex study released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

NEW YORK (AP) - The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex..
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Global climate talks kick off in China

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Representatives from about 200 countries start meeting on Monday in China to narrow differences on climate change and grapple with extreme weather such as rising temperatures and melting polar icecaps.
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Egyptian and Iranian airlines resume flights between the two countries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian and Iranian airlines agreed Sunday to resume direct flights between the two countries for the first time since 1979, when Tehran severed ties because Egypt ma..
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Koreas discuss reuniting families separated by war

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The two Koreas will meet in late October to discuss regularly reuniting families separated by the Korean War nearly 60 years ago, the Yonhap news agency in South Korea said.
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Brazil vote heads for runoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Brazilian voters head to the polls Sunday in a general election that spans across all levels of government, from the presidency to local offices.
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14 injured in Mexican grenade attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A grenade blast in Monterrey, Mexico wounded 14 people Sunday, including eight minors, the state-run Notimex news agency reported, citing local officials.
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