Hurricane Earl becomes Category 3 storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has become a major hurricane in the Caribbean, reaching Category 3 status with maximum sustained winds near 120 mph (195 kph). Also, a new hurricane war..
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Southern governors address Gulf recovery, energy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Southern governors meeting in Hoover, Ala., are focusing on recovery in the Gulf of Mexico and energy security. Two officials from the Obama administration, sen..
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Delta flight from Miami to New York diverted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Delta flight going from Miami to New York landed safely at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport instead because it failed to achieve a..
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Lee County Red Cross helped Katrina victims 5 years ago

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  With the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina fresh in the minds of Americans, the Lee County Red Cross would like to remind Southwest Floridians of the..
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25 Cuban migrants floating off Florida sent home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has returned to Cuba 25 migrants found floating off Florida shores. The migrants were interdicted at sea in three separate incidents last week. Th..
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Georgia swimmer dies off Florida Panhandle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is planned for a Georgia man who died while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle. Panama City Beach police say 26-year..
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Arrests made in maid's nail torture, Sri Lanka officials say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Saudi employer and his wife, who are accused of torturing a Sri Lankan housemaid by hammering nails into her body, have been arrested in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, officials at the Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry said Monday.
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Roger Clemens arraignment Monday afternoon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - On this trip to Washington, Roger Clemens will be in a courtroom, not in Congress. His defiant stance is expected to remain the same, even if his statement is muc..
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U.N.: Niger floods displace nearly 200,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains in Niger have displaced nearly 200,000 in recent weeks, the United Nations says, calling on donors and aid agencies to send shelter material, blankets and other supplies.
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Israel, Palestinians stake positions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As both sides prepare to hold direct peace talks this week in Washington \"without preconditions,\" Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, said Israel will be \"the only one to be blamed and held responsible,\" if talks fail.
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US Airways: Flames seen on landing plane's engine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - US Airways is investigating why flames were seen coming from the engine of an airplane as it landed at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.US Airways s..
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Wright: People who wrongly think Obama is Muslim cater to political enemies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor says people who wrongly believe Obama is Muslim are catering to political enemies.   &n..
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36 die as Ecuadorean bus runs off road, overturns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - A bus ran off a highway and overturned on Sunday, killing at least 36 people, Ecuadorean officials said. At least 12 others were badly hurt.   ..
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Arizona police say gunman kills 5, then self

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) - Police say five people were killed by a man who entered a home in an Arizona community and started shooting, then fled with his two children.Police s..
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Two police officers fatally shot in Alaska village

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An official says two police officers have been fatally shot in a tiny Native village in southeast Alaska and authorities are in a standoff with the suspect..
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ICC: No players arrested over alleged cricket scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

No players or team officials have been arrested in connection with a British tabloid\'s expose on an alleged match-fixing scam involving the Pakistani cricket team, the International Cricket Council said Sunday.
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Coalition: 30 Afghan insurgents killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan and coalition soldiers killed more than 30 insurgents, including 13 would-be suicide bombers, as they fought off assaults on two military bases and government buildings in eastern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Sunday.
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Teen motorcycle racer killed in crash at Indy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Marion County coroner says a 13-year-old motorcycle racer has died after crashing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.      The coroner ..
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Katrina anniversary: A day to remember and mourn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Five years after Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast, people are pausing to remember and to mourn.      More than 1,800 lives were ..
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Obama pledges to stick with Gulf Coast people till job is done

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - President Barack Obama is pledging his administration will stick with the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast until the job of rebuilding from Hurricane Kat..
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