5.9 earthquake strikes offshore Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Islas Marias region of Nayarit, Mexico Tuesday, according to U.S. Geological Survey.
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Chilean miner's wife gives birth to Hope

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The wife of one of the 33 men trapped 2,300 feet below ground in Chile gave birth Tuesday to a daughter, a relative said.
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Freed hiker thanks Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

American Sarah Shourd left Iran Tuesday after Iranian authorities freed her from the Iranian prison where she has been held since July 2009, her lawyer told CNN. FULL STORY l WATCH
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Eiffel Tower evacuated after threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Eiffel Tower and the park around it were evacuated Tuesday night after a bomb alert, police said.
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French senate approves burqa ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The French senate approved Tuesday a law banning any veils that cover the face, including the burqa, the full-body covering worn by some Muslim women. France is the first European country to nationally impose a ban.
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Tropical Storm Karl forms in Gulf of Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Karl has formed formed in the Gulf of Mexico, heading on a path that's expected to take it over the Yucatan Peninsula. Forecasters say the storm has max..
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Bush forfeits 2005 Heisman Trophy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Reggie Bush says he is forfeiting his Heisman Trophy. The New Orleans Saints running back released a statement Tuesday saying he would give back the award that..
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6 injured in explosion at Tenn. flare plant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TOONE, Tenn. (AP) - An explosion and flash fire Tuesday at a plant that makes flares for the military injured six people, three of them critically, authorities said. The explosion ..
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U.N.: Hunger down, still 'unacceptable'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The good news is that improving economies in developing nations is allowing more people to eat better but the United Nations estimates that almost a billion people will still face chronic hunger this year.
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Nurse: Trapped Chilean miner's Hope born healthy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COPIAPO, Chile (AP) - Hope has been born outside the Chilean mine where 33 men have been trapped for 40 days. That's the name of the child of trapped miner Ariel Tiscona and his wi..
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Casey Anthony's defense team adds 3 new attorneys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter is getting three new attorneys to handle her criminal and civil cases. Casey Anthony's lead att..
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American hiker freed from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Sarah Shourd, the American hiker being jailed in Iran has been freed. This according to Iranian state television. Shourd spent more than a year in prison. Irans 'judiciar..
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Suspected U.S. drones kill 13

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 13 alleged militants in Pakistan\'s tribal region Tuesday, intelligence officials said.
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Harley board confirms Wis. plants to stay open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Harley-Davidson Inc. has agreed to keep its two Wisconsin production facilities open. The announcement Tuesday came after Harley's three Wisconsin unions agreed Mo..
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Judge to hear legal arguments of Obama health plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Obama administration hopes a federal judge in Pensacola will toss a lawsuit by Florida and 19 other states claiming the president's health care overhaul ..
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Soldier admits killing 2 roommates in northern NY

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - A Fort Drum military policeman has pleaded guilty to stabbing two Army buddies to death at their apartment in northern New York last November. Joshua Hunter ..
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Hurricane Julia forms in the Atlantic Ocean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Julia has formed far out over the Atlantic, becoming the fifth hurricane of the season. Julia has maximum sustained winds Tuesday near 75 mph (120 kph) with ..
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Feinberg to address Fla. trade group, spill claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The man in charge of the Gulf oil spill claims process is speaking at the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association's fall board meeting in Orlando. Ken Feinb..
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Calif pesticide opponents cite Florida report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tests have found dangerous levels of the compound iodide in groundwater near where an agricultural pesticide that is pending approval in California had been appl..
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Study: Commodities can fuel Latin America's growth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Commodity wealth, long considered a trap to promoting sustainable growth in Latin America and the Caribbean, could be the foundation for future prosperity. That is the..
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