Fed officials, Navy equipment rushing to oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama pledged an all-out response Thursday to the massive oil spill now expected to reach the Gulf Coast within a day and dispatched top officials to ..
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Lawmaker seeks BP, other oil companies for hearing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON  - The chairman of a House committee has asked the heads of BP PLC and four other oil companies to testify at a hearing on the massive oil spill in the Gulf Coast. ..
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Stocks climb on earnings, drop in jobless claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 NEW YORK - Signs of an improving domestic economy are helping stocks for the second straight day. The Labor Department says Thursday that initial claims for unemploymen..
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Rescuers near where trapped Kentucky miners are thought to be

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

UPDATE: KY mine accident claims two lives PROVIDENCE, Ky.  - A Kentucky state mining official say rescuers are in the area of a mine where two missing miners are believed to b..
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Gov't says it's prepared for worst in oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is promising an all-out response to the massive oil spill that is now expected to reach the Gulf Coast within a day. The White House is s..
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Italy investigates report baby lived through abortion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Italian officials are investigating reports that an infant survived an abortion, living for \"a whole day\" after having been left to die by hospital staff, the Italian Ministry of Health said.
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Cleveland police say boy, 8, tied to coffee table

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Police say an 8-year-old boy has been found hog-tied with duct tape and tied to a coffee table in a Cleveland home as his mother slept. They've removed nine child..
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Calif. fire that killed four kids ruled accidental

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 FAIRFIELD, Calif.  - Authorities in California say an apartment fire that killed four young children was accidental. Fairfield Assistant Fire Marshal Jerry Clark says in..
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Jerusalem mayor touts construction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Local politics could once again throw U.S.-Israeli relations into turmoil and complicate efforts to restart peace talks.
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Financial reform senate debate to begin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON  - Republicans have dropped efforts to block debate on the financial regulatory reform bill. That means senators can start hammering out the details on the Senate f..
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Ex-IAEA chief ElBaradei: I may run for Egypt presidency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nobel Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei has said he would run for the presidency of his native Egypt next year as long as he could be assured that the elections would be free and fair.
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VIDEO: Roaches for sale!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

SACRAMENTO, CA - A California woman is looking for a buyer -- or even a volunteer - to take hundreds of cockroaches off her hands. The woman bought the roaches to feed her reptilia..
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Adoption dream unlikely at Russian orphanage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Of the more than 80 kids at Children\'s Home Number 59 in Moscow, few have a chance to find a new family. In fact, in the 10 years since it opened, only four of the home\'s children have been successfully adopted.
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Clinton, speaking to Jewish group, blasts Iran, Syria

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As the United States prepares for a visit next week by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned his regime in some of the Obama administration\'s strongest language to date in remarks prepared for delivery Thursday night.
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Report: Religious persecution widespread

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The numbers are shocking: 12,000 people killed in a cycle of violence between Christians and Muslims stretching back more than a decade.
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Brown issues new apology for 'bigot' gaffe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown issued a fresh apology Thursday for calling a 65-year-old woman \"bigoted,\" saying hurting her was \"the last thing I would ever want to do.\"
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Two Kentucky coal miners missing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

     PROVIDENCE, Ky. (AP) - Two miners were missing Thursday andrescuers were unable to contact them after a roof collapsed in alarge underground coal mine in w..
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CPSC announces 2 big crib recalls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government recalled thousands of Simplicity and Graco cribs Thursday, warning that babies could suffocate or strangle in them. The Consumer Product Safety Com..
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New leak found in Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS - A massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is even worse than officials believed and the federal government is offering to help industry giant BP contain the slick tha..
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Crist will announce Senate decision today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

UPDATE: Crist announces run as independent candidate TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - The very thing that once made Gov. Charlie Crist the clear Republican choice to run for U.S. Senate i..
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