Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
World News
HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests
HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's chief executive says "external forces" are involved in pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks....
Read More...
Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In Geneva, a top U.N. official warned against anti-African discrimination fueled by fears of Ebola. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under siege, reinforcing some old stereotypes....
Read More...
Joko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile opposition that has already landed some early blows against his administration....
Read More...
Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties
OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) -- Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them - a U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying at a cheap hotel more than a week ago....
Read More...
Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented....
Read More...
5 Things to Know about Pope Paul VI
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis beatified Pope Paul VI on Sunday at the end of a remarkable meeting of Catholic bishops discussing family life, marriage, divorce, sex and gay unions. Paul VI oversaw the Second Vatican Council, the 1962-65 world-wide church meetings which brought the Catholic Church into modern times. The parallels between Francis and Paul, and the divisive issues both men confronted, are significant. Here are 5 Things to Know about Paul VI....
Read More...
Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two other badly hit countries were already weakened by years of war....
Read More...
Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of treatment in Madrid and has no traces of the virus in her bloodstream, according to test results released Sunday night by Spain's government....
Read More...
Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War
OLAVARRIA, Argentina (AP) -- Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound....
Read More...
Sweden: 3 credible sightings in submarine search
HELSINKI (AP) -- The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion in the area....
Read More...
Poll

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center