Obama touts $50 billion transportation proposal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is pushing a $50 billion plan to upgrade the nation's transportation networks and create jobs, bringing governors and mayors to the White H..
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More than 30 migrants found in boat off Boca Raton

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has intercepted more than 30 migrants off the coast of Boca Raton. Petty Officer Barry Bena says the migrants were found in a boat Mond..
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4 men suspected of being stowaways at Tampa port

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Divers were dispatched to retrieve a suspected stowaway from the waters near the Port of Tampa. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Lt. Larry McKinnon says U.S. Custom..
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President Obama fundraises for Rep. Ron Klein

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama is visiting South Florida to raise money for a Democratic congressman running for re-election. Obama will visit the Coral Gables ho..
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South Florida sailor killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Navy sailor from South Florida has died after being hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Sunda..
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NY JetBlue passenger removed for security reasons

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A passenger at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport has been removed from a Florida-bound JetBlue flight due to a security concern. JetBlue spokesw..
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Possible national foreclosure freeze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The government is weighing its options after allegations of mortgage fraud at major banks. One of the possibilities: a nationwide foreclosure freeze. This is a s..
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4 men killed after gunmen storm houses in Iraq

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gunmen wearing Iraqi army uniforms stormed at least four houses, pulled the residents outside and shot them -- killing four, police in Baghdad said.
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Hungarians fear new wave of toxic red sludge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Residents were evacuated and soldiers were on standby Sunday as authorities believe a damaged reservoir wall may unleash a second wave of toxic sludge onto a Hungarian village, an official said.
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Suspected drone kills eight in Pakistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A suspected drone strike killed four people in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, two intelligence officials said.
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Final steps under way before mine rescue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Steel tubing has begun to be placed to reinforce the path that connects the 33 miners trapped in Chile to the surface, the final step before the extraction of the miners can begin, Mining Minister Laurence Golborne said Sunday.
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U.S. role in Mideast draws questions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

With talks between Israel and the Palestinians in limbo, those in the region are wondering whether the U.S. has lost the necessary muscle to have influence on players across the Middle East.
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Chinese Nobel winner's wife detained

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been detained in her apartment in Beijing, China, and is not allowed to see people or use her telephone, a human rights group citing her attorney said Sunday.
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No Social Security cost-of-living increase expected for 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without an increase in monthly ..
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10-10-10 is a trendy wedding day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Wedding candidates looking for a perfect 10 have found what they were looking for.      The numerical representation of Sunday, Oct..
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Karzai: 'Unofficial personal contacts' taking place with Taliban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Attempting to advance his nation\'s peace progress with insurgents, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said unofficial negotiations with the Taliban have been taking place, but hopes the formation of a peace council will further those efforts.
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Report: Google testing robot cars that navigate streets without driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The New York Times is reporting that Google is road-testing cars that steer, stop and start without a human driver.      The Times cites ..
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Private spaceship makes 1st solo glide flight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - Virgin Galactic's space tourism rocket SpaceShipTwo has made its first solo glide flight.      SpaceShipTwo was carried aloft 45,000 ..
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Survey: National gas prices jump 8 cents in 2-week span

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has jumped 8.23 cents in the past two weeks.      Th..
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With escape shaft finished, Chile miners argue over who's out last

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - Chile's health minister says panic attacks are the biggest worry as rescue teams prepare to extract 33 miners who have spent more than two months trappe..
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