Articles by Eric Linton
- Al Qaeda-Iran Plot Against Canada? Some Are Skeptical
April 22 2013 11:29 PM
An alleged terror plot in Canada backed by "al Qaeda in Iran" seems to assume an unlikely alliance.
- 2 Archbishops Kidnapped In Syria; Regime Blames Rebels
April 22 2013 9:50 PM
Militants in a rebel-held area of northern Syria have kidnapped two archbishops traveling from the Turkish border back to the city of Aleppo.
- Five Snowboarders Die In Colorado Avalanche
April 21 2013 4:25 PM
Five expert snowboarders are dead in the state's deadliest avalanche in more than 50 years.
- Bomb Scare Briefly Shuts Site Near Independence Hall
April 21 2013 1:49 PM
The visitor center at Independence Hall in Philadelphia was briefly closed Sunday in a bomb scare amid tension after the Boston Marathon bombings.
- 2 Shot, Wounded At Denver Pot Festival
April 21 2013 8:49 AM
Police are searching for suspects after two shot at a “4/20” marijuana celebration in Denver.
- Senate To Vote On Gun Background Checks Wednesday
April 16 2013 9:38 PM
The Senate is to vote Wednesday on the Manchin-Toomey background check plan, but the votes for passage are lacking.
- Runner's Camera Captures First Blast
April 16 2013 12:25 AM
A runner's camera, apparently mounted on the forehead, captured the first Boston Marathon explosion as it happened.
- US Sending Shultz, Baker To Thatcher Funeral
April 15 2013 11:51 PM
Obama sending Republican ex-secretaries of state but no current leaders in "snub," some say.
- 2 More Avian Flu Deaths In China; 57 Cases Now
April 14 2013 9:48 AM
Two more people have died of H7N9 avian flu in Shanghai, and the total number of cases in China has hit 57.
- Kerry Open To New North Korea Talks
April 14 2013 9:20 AM
The U.S. and Japan Sunday offered new talks with North Korea -- if it honors previous agreements.
- China's Trade With US Surges
April 10 2013 12:48 AM
Trade with the U.S. in the first quarter rose by 10.8% from a year earlier, to $118.2 billion.
- Obama's 'Jobs Czar' Cuts 950 Workers In Penn.
April 09 2013 10:07 PM
General Electric, headed by Jeffrey Immelt, chief of the White House jobs council, is cutting the positions at a locomotive plant.
- Gun Control Takes A Step Forward In US Senate
April 09 2013 9:03 PM
Senators said they were near a deal on background checks, while Reid is planning a showdown vote for Thursday.
- Dow Sets Another Record
April 09 2013 6:17 PM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its second all-time high in a week Tuesday, led by materials and energy stocks.
- China's Consumer Inflation Down-Shifts
April 09 2013 12:40 AM
China's annual consumer inflation eased markedly to 2.1 percent in March from February's 3.2 percent while producer price deflation deepened.
- Japan Boosts Missile Defenses Around Tokyo
April 09 2013 12:04 AM
Japan deployed missile-defense systems at three sites around Tokyo early Tuesday in case of a possible missile launch by North Korea.
- North Korea Pulls Workers From Border Factories
April 08 2013 10:42 PM
North Korean laborers did not show up for work Tuesday at the joint factory complex of Kaesong on the border, carrying out Pyongyang's threat.
- JC Penney Fires CEO Johnson, Brings Predecessor Ullman Back
April 08 2013 8:42 PM
J.C. Penney has axed CEO Ron Johnson and is bringing back his predecessor Myron (Mike) Ullman.
- Lagarde Backs Bank Of Japan Easing, Stands By Euro
April 07 2013 3:02 PM
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday welcomed the Bank of Japan’s aggressive easing program as a helpful step to support global growth.
- US Mourns Young Diplomat Killed In Afghanistan
April 07 2013 10:30 AM
An Illinois woman killed in Afghanistan Saturday is the first U.S. diplomat to die in the line of duty since Benghazi.