Thursday, December 23, 2010

HORROR: 45 people lynched amid Haiti cholera terror

"We have counted 40 people dead in Grand'Anse department alone, where people are attacking natural healers they accuse of cholera-linked witchcraft,"

Friday, November 5, 2010

Your FAT! Obesity rate to hit almost 50%

Over the long-running study, the rate of weight gain caused by social interaction -- a person's contact with friends who are obese -- has grown quite rapidly since 1971..

Friday, October 1, 2010

US closes response command for BP oil well

US authorities Friday closed the special incident command center for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill more than five months after the accident...

Japan jobless rate falls to 5.1 percent in August

Japan's jobless rate improved in August, but prices fell for the 18th straight month as a strong yen extended deflation's hold on the economy...

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

In Obama's backyard visits, GOP is the absent foe

A priest expressed concern to President Barack Obama about an unemployed parishioner. A businessman criticized Obama's tax policy....

Monday, September 27, 2010

Despite economy, Americans don't want farm work

It's a question rekindled by the recession: Are immigrants taking jobs away from American citizens? In the heart of the nation's biggest farming state, the answer is a resounding no.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Vulnerable House Dems declare their independence

Rep. Dina Titus has been a loyal soldier in pushing the Democrats' ambitious agenda, voting for health care legislation, extended unemployment benefits...

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Racist messages pose quandary for mainstream sites

Although you rarely hear racial insults on Main Street these days, there's a place where unashamed bigotry is all too easy to find...

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Sarah Palin: Primaries are over, GOP must unite

After helping propel several upstart Republican contenders to recent primary victories, Sarah Palin said Friday that it's time for Republicans to unite...

Friday, September 17, 2010

News photographer killed in Mexican border city

Gunmen attacked two newspaper photographers Thursday in the drug war-torn border city of Ciudad Juarez, killing one and seriously wounding the other.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Arlington opens graves, finds 2 misplaced bodies

Two people were buried in the wrong graves at Arlington National Cemetery, the Army said Wednesday, as it followed up an investigation....

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

U.S. strike kills 12 more militants in Pakistan

U.S. drone planes fired missiles at a compound in Pakistan's northwest region, killing a dozen insurgents on Wednesday, security officials said, the 12th such strike this month...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Suspected US missiles kill 10 in NW Pakistan

Suspected U.S. missiles hit a house in a Pakistani tribal area early Monday, killing 10 alleged militants in the 10th airstrike...

Monday, September 13, 2010

Paul says GOP shares blame for deficits

Kentucky Senate hopeful Rand Paul chided fellow Republicans on Sunday evening for contributing to the massive federal budget deficit...

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Authorities: Calif. gas pipe ranked high risk

The section of gas pipeline that ruptured and exploded in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood, killing four and injuring nearly 60 others..

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Gulf compensation chief retreats from promises to speed claims process

Just over two weeks ago, Kenneth Feinberg took over the process for handling damage claims from the Gulf oil spill...

Friday, September 10, 2010

U.S. Sees Heightened Threat in Mexico

The Obama administration sees the drug-related violence sweeping Mexico as a growing threat to U.S. national security and has launched a broad review of steps...

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Mexican mayor killed, massacre suspects arrested

Hooded gunmen killed the mayor of a small town in the northern Mexico state of San Luis Potosi on Wednesday...

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

EU decries 'barbaric' plans to stone Iranian woman

The international crossfire over Iran's stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Obama assails GOP, promotes new jobs program

GOP leaders instantly assailed Obama's proposal as an ineffective one that would simply raise already excessive federal spending...

Monday, September 6, 2010

Earl's path along northeast is not well-worn

Pushed by an ill-timed trough of low pressure, Hurricane Earl is heading uncomfortably close to an area relatively few hurricanes tend to go: the Northeast coastline....

Sunday, September 5, 2010

BOOK TOUR: Protesters hurl eggs, shoes at Tony Blair

Tony Blair faced a barrage of abuse today as violence broke out between police and anti-war protesters at his first book signing...

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Israeli and Palestinian leaders face critics of talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned Friday from the resumption of Mideast negotiations in Washington to confront internal opposition to his peace moves...

Friday, September 3, 2010

Dozens killed in Mexico shootout

At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between soldiers and suspected drug gang members near the northern Mexican city ......

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Barack Obama urges Mid-East leaders to take opportunity

US President Barack Obama has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders not to let the chance of a permanent peace deal "slip away"....

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

8 dead in fire at bar in Mexican resort of Cancun

Six women and two men died Tuesday in a fire at a bar frequented by locals in the Mexican resort of Cancun, and bar employees have told police that unidentified men tossed gasoline bombs....

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

AP Impact: U.S. wasted billions in rebuilding Iraq

A $40 million prison sits in the desert north of Baghdad, empty. A $165 million children's hospital goes unused in the south...

Monday, August 30, 2010

Obama hails New Orleans' 'resilience'

Obama hails New Orleans' 'resilience': US President Barack Obama, marking the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, has praised....

Sunday, August 29, 2010

69 Vehicles Crash in Phoenix Storm

A surprise downpour sparked collisions involving 69 vehicles on an interstate near Phoenix's downtown...

Saturday, August 28, 2010

100 affected by fumes at MGM pool in Vegas

All the pools at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino were evacuated Friday afternoon. Between 20 to 30 people were affected by the fumes...

Friday, August 27, 2010

UN draft report calls DR Congo crimes genocide

The BBC has seen a draft UN report that says crimes by the Rwandan army and allied rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo could be classified as genocide....

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Tiger Woods: Golfer says divorce is a sad time in his life

Two days after his divorce, Tiger Woods says he feels more sadness than relief. Woods and his wife officially divorced Monday...

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Iran bomb 'not imminent'

In his book on Barack Obama's first year in office, Jonathan Alter wrote that the president felt that he was "jammed by the Pentagon"...

Monday, August 23, 2010

Iran builds long-range bombing drone

On a stage in front of military officials, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pulled a sheet away from the aircraft....

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Lion King's Princess Doing Well After Transplant

An 11-year-old with leukemia who played young Nala in "The Lion King" on Broadway is in good spirits...


Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Heat 'probably killed thousands' in Moscow

Moscow, a metropolis of over 10 million people, has suffered intense heat since late June, with day temperatures sometimes nearing 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit)....

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hamas nod for Ground Zero mosque

A leader of the Hamas terror group yesterday jumped into the emotional debate on the plan to construct a mosque near Ground Zero -- insisting Muslims "have to build" it there....

Monday, August 16, 2010

Murder Manhunt For Brit Kickboxer In Thailand

A manhunt is under way for a British kickboxer wanted for the brutal murder of an American tourist in a Thai island resort...

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Friday, August 13, 2010

Mother 'groped by Donald Duck’

April Magolon, 27, claimed she was molested by a Disney employee dressed as the cartoon character at the Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida....

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Grim details emerge in Stevens' plane crash

Former Sen. Ted Stevens lay dead in the mangled fuselage of the plane. A 13-year-old boy escaped death but....

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

WHO declares swine flu pandemic is over

The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared the swine flu pandemic over, more than a year after the new virus spread around the world..

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Pakistan floods worse than 2004 tsunami

The United Nations said Monday that massive floods in Pakistan had affected 13.8 million people....

Monday, August 9, 2010

Impact of same-sex marriage ruling weighed

Two backlashes are possible as a result of this decision. The first, a backlash from opponents of gay rights, is likely to be small...

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Number of world billionaires slumps by a third

The number of billionaires across the globe slumped by almost a third in the last 12 months as many of the world's richest men and women fell victim...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Obama on Kagan: 'This is a good day'

After the so-so news on jobs, the president got to celebrate the elevation of second justice....

Friday, August 6, 2010

US attends first Hiroshima atomic bomb anniversary

The Japanese city of Hiroshima is marking the 65th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack...

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Americans Split on What to Do in Afghanistan

While 42% of Americans would like to see President Obama send more troops to Afghanistan, 44%...

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Nasrallah accuses Israel of killing Hariri

Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday openly accused Israel of the 2005 assassination...

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Mexican drug cartel puts $1M bounty on Sheriff Joe's head

On the day parts of Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070, went into effect, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is...

Monday, August 2, 2010

Watch True Blood Season 3 Episode 7

The action is getting hotter on every episode so do not forget to Watch True Blood Season 3 Episode 7...

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Fla. family tries to get marriage license for 13-year-old

A Lake Placid man was arrested Thursday on allegations that he had sex more than once with a 13-year-old girl...