Media scrutinized in Philippine standoff

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Philippine media are getting a hard look, as authorities investigate the fatally bungled rescue of tourists in a bus standoff last month.
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Japanese on edge in China over detention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japanese in China are on edge heading toward the weekend, amid outrage over Japan detaining a Chinese fishing captain.
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Driving teens to be safe behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds, especially if your eyes are on your mobile phone, instead of on the road. AAA and the Department of Transportati..
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Hurricane Karl bears down on Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Category 2 Hurricane Karl headed toward the Mexican coast with 100 mph (160 kph) winds with higher gusts and could become an intense Category 3, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Chile: Rescue on track for November

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chile\'s mining minister expressed optimism Thursday that the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet below ground here will be rescued in early November.
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Doctor shot at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police say a gunman who wounded a doctor at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and then barricaded himself inside a room has been shot and killed. Polic..
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Guatemala police operation leads to public shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Guatemalan police on Thursday were searching for a drug trafficker who initiated a shootout with police at a shopping mall the day before.
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Source: Israel rejects Clinton proposal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has proposed a three-month extension of Israel\'s construction moratorium on the West Bank, a diplomatic source told CNN Thursday.
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12 die, 47 wounded in Somalia

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 12 people, mostly women, were killed and 47 others were wounded in Somalia\'s capital city, Mogadishu, after Islamists and African Union forces exchanged shells Thursday, an ambulance service official said.
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Pastor who wanted to burn Qurans is not sorry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - He may have called off his highly controversial plan to burn Qurans, but Terry Jones said he's not sorry for planning the event. Jones said burning Qurans was m..
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John Lennon's NY killer also considered Liz Taylor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The man who fatally shot John Lennon outside his New York City apartment says he considered killing Johnny Carson and Elizabeth Taylor but the ex-Beatle was mo..
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Pope in UK visit addresses sex abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Pope Benedict XVI said Thursday the Roman Catholic Church has not been vigilant enough or fast enough in responding to the problem of sexual abuse by priests. FULL STORY l MOOD IN THE UK l POLL: POPE\'S ACTION WEAK
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Wis. prosecutor tried to keep 'sexting' case quiet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHILTON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sending sexually suggestive text messages to a domestic abuse victim tried to keep the matter from the public, his peers and st..
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California blaze grows as firefighters gain ground

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) - A forest fire in the southern Sierra Nevada has grown to more than 8,100 acres even as firefighters gain ground on the blaze that has destroyed one hom..
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Oil still washing up on beaches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Large tar balls are continuing to wash up along Pensacola Beach, even though oil has stopped flowing from BP's blown out Deep water Horizon well. Beach..
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Iranian stoning woman says she was not whipped

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery put to rest what she says are rumors that she had been lashed 99 times for another alleged offense.
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Philadelphia police upset with Florida over gun permits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police in Philadelphia are upset a man with a lengthy criminal record was able to get a gun permit from Florida. The 28 year old suspect was arrested over the we..
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Foreigners, kids part of battle for Mogadishu

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

In a city where brutal fighting is the norm, it is easy to glaze over reports of a surge in Mogadishu\'s violence this summer. But with the country\'s insurgents now attacking abroad and the expansion of Ugandan and Burundian peacekeepers on the ground, the situation is shifting as much as the front lines.
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Why is Pope Benedict heading to Britain?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the United Kingdom braces to receive one of the best-known and most controversial figures on the planet, Pope Benedict XVI, a question hangs over the state visit: Why is he coming?
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Bicentennial joy lacking in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico celebrates its bicentennial Wednesday, and despite lavish government plans to mark the day, many Mexicans are finding little joy in a nation beset by drug violence and economic woes.
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