J&J giving $200 million for health of women, kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Health giant Johnson & Johnson is donating about $200 million in cash and medicine to a sweeping United Nations program created to improve the health and l..
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Apple publishes guidelines for app approval

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Inc. gave software developers on Thursday the guidelines it uses to determine which programs can be sold in its App Store, yet it reserved for itself broad le..
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Dogs cast DC mayoral vote by munching on treats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Humane Society is conducting a "paw poll" to let dogs cast their votes for D.C. mayor. The poll was conducted Thursday morning at a dog park in nor..
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Patriots: Brady attends practice after wreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOSTON (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has attended a walk-through practice with the team just hours after he was involved in a two-car accident near his home. Th..
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Feds plan more sea turtle releases in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials say they're stepping up plans to release sea turtles that were stranded and rescued during the Gulf oil spill and study how they've been affect..
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First Virtual Teacher of Year Award goes to Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It's fitting that the first award in a field where distance doesn't matter has gone to a teacher who works for a school some 500 miles away. Teresa Dove, o..
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China to boost surveillance of superbug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

China\'s capital will step up surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, in response to a superbug that first emerged in South Asia and is spreading globally, state media said.
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China: 200 pilots faked flying records

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nearly 200 commercial pilots in China falsified their flying experience, Chinese aviation officials have discovered.
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Imam: U.S. security, Islamic center linked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The imam behind plans for an Islamic center near ground zero told \"Larry King Live\" that moving it to another location would embolden Islamic radicals.
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Pakistan: Three held over links to Times Square bomb attempt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Three Pakistani men linked to Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, were arrested and have confessed before a judge, authorities said Wednesday.
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Miners watch Chile-Ukraine soccer match

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine in the European Cup live via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.
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Mexican mayor gunned down inside own office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mayor of El Naranjo, Mexico, in the central state of San Luis Potosi was gunned down and killed inside his office Wednesday, officials said.
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Castro casts doubt on 'Cuban model'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that the \"Cuban model\" no longer works, an apparent admission of failings in the communist economic model introduced by his revolution more than 50 years ago.
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Obama firm: Don't extend tax breaks for wealthiest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans on Wednesday and delivered a searing attack o..
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Detroit mayor calls fires 'natural disaster'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has praised the fire department for responding to what he termed "a natural disaster" after wind-whipped flames destroyed dozens of homes acr..
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Official: 2nd killed in flooding swamping Texas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine has killed a second person who was swept away from his pickup truck. Johnson County She..
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Challenge to Fla. class size amendment in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit challenging the Legislature's proposed state constitutional amendment to loosen class size limits is getting its day in court. A judge was going ..
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Subscribe to get WINK News alerts sent to your phone, e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Now, you can get e-mail and text alerts sent to you when news is breaking, bad weather is on the way... or even just to see the forecast and stories of the day. Click here to subsc..
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Schwarzenegger continues to reject Prop 8 appeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is holding firm in his refusal to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban in court. Lawyers for Schwarzenegger said in a..
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Somali pleads guilty in piracy plot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Somali suspect pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit piracy in the November 2008 takeover of a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, the U.S. attorney\'s office for the District of Columbia announced.
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