White House: Stimulus law working as promised

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's $800 billion-plus economic stimulus law may not be earning good grades with the public, but the White House claims it's on track to produ..
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GM posts sluggish Sept. sales, sign of slow autumn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says its sales sputtered in September, a sign that Americans are nervous about taking on debt to buy big-ticket items. Sales for the biggest U.S. auto..
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Chief of Staff Emanuel says bye to White House

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Departing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is saying goodbye to the White House and President Barack Obama. Without specifically mentioning the Chicago mayor's race he..
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Mich. mom accused of faking son's cancer arraigned

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) - A Detroit-area woman who authorities say told her 12-year-old son he had leukemia, shaved his head and eyebrows, and held a church fundraiser that pulled in..
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Holiday hiring expected to be up this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the holiday shopping blitz right around the corner, stores are looking to beef up its staff. Major retail chains are expected to add more seasonal help this..
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Gates, Buffett pleased with Chinese response to philanthropy calls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In the end, few Chinese tycoons could resist the rare opportunity to dine with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in a chateau-style resort on the outskirts of the capital.
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Goodluck: No violence over presidential bid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nigeria will not fall into violence over his decision to stand for elections next year, President Goodluck Jonathan said in an exclusive interview with CNN.
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Father of Cape soldier accused of killing Afghan civilians speaks out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For the first time, WINK News is hearing from the father of a Cape Coral soldier accused of killing innocent civilians in Afghanistan. Christopher Winfield, the ..
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Vehicle for rescuing Chilean miners passes first test

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chilean officials said Thursday the first test of a rescue capsule designed to rescue 33 trapped miners was carried out successfully.
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Yemen: U.S. carried out air strikes last year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States has carried out air strikes in Yemen, Yemen\'s foreign minister told a pan-Arab newspaper in an interview published Thursday, marking that government\'s first official confirmation of a U.S. military role in its fight against terrorism.
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Bond $2M for suspect in Ohio real estate death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - A judge has ordered a $2 million bond for a Florida man accused of murder in the shooting of a northeast Ohio real estate agent whose body was found in a vacant ho..
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Actor Tony Curtis dies at Las Vegas-area home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - Tony Curtis shaped himself from a 1950s movie heartthrob into a respected actor, showing a determined streak that served him well in such films as "Sweet Sme..
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Emanuel leaving White House on Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHICAGO (AP) - Two people close to Rahm Emanuel say he will resign as White House chief of staff on Friday, and will begin his campaign for Chicago mayor by meeting with voters in ..
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Carter to leave Ohio hospital after 2-day stay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter is getting ready to leave an Ohio hospital where he spent two days recovering from a viral infection doctors say likely gave him stom..
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Attorneys to leave Blagojevich team

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHICAGO (AP) - A top attorney for Rod Blagojevich wants the judge to release him from the defense team on the former Illinois governor's second corruption trial. That's according t..
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4 killed in crash during Oregon police chase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) - Four people have been killed in a crash during a police chase in Oregon about 100 miles southeast of Portland. The Jefferson County sheriff's office says ..
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Fisher-Price recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys, high chairs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says two of the produc..
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Palestinians meet in West Bank, call for halt to Israeli settlements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian officials met with U.S. Mideast envoy George Mitchell on Thursday and called for Israel to halt settlement activities, the chief Palestinian negotiator said.
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Senate votes to turn down volume on TV commercials

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Legislation to turn down the volume on loud TV commercials that send couch potatoes diving for their remote controls looks like it'll soon become law. The Senate ..
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Ochocinco cereal box uses sex-line number

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CINCINNATI (AP) - Charity-minded callers are getting intercepted by a phone-sex line because of a typo on Chad Ochocinco's Cereal boxes. The phone number is supposed to connect cal..
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