Articles by Nicole Winfield



Driven to Sin: Rules of the Road Revealed

  • 22 June 07
  • The Associated Press
The Vatican on Tuesday issued ""Ten Commandments"" for drivers, telling motorists to be charitable to others on the highway, to refrain from drinking and driving, and to pray you make it before you even buckle up.

Vatican Takes Stance on Gays

  • 30 November 05
  • The Associated Press
The Vatican published its long-awaited document on gays in the priesthood Tuesday, affirming that men with ""deep-seated"" gay tendencies should not be ordained but that those with ""transitory"" tendencies could be if they had overcome them for three years.

Kurds, Sunnis and Shiites Open Dialogue in Ur

  • 16 April 03
  • The Associated Press
Iraqi opposition leaders met Tuesday for a U.S.-conducted forum in the ancient biblical city of Ur to discuss plans for the country's future. Across the nation, meanwhile, Iraqis pleaded for water, power, law and order.

Euro Gets Warm Greeting in First Week

  • 09 January 02
  • The Associated Press
One week later, the photo shop on Paris's swank Rue du Faubourg Saint Honore had a sign in its window begging customers to use checks and credit cards because it had run out of euros.

Care Home Fire Claims 19 Lives

  • 17 December 01
  • The Associated Press
A blaze swept through a home for the elderly and for psychiatric patients in southern Italy early Sunday, killing 19 people, many as they slept, fire officials said.

Activist Dies in Bethlehem Explosion

  • 12 November 01
  • The Associated Press
A member of the militant group Islamic Jihad was killed Sunday when the bomb he was making exploded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Palestinian security officials and witnesses said.

Security Council Condemns Ethnic Albanian Attacks in Macedonia

  • 11 March 01
  • The Associated Press
The Security Council met in urgent session to condemn attacks by ethnic Albanian militants in Macedonia and to show support for efforts by NATO and Macedonia to better patrol the country's border with Kosovo.

Time is Running Out for Taliban Bomb Suspect.

  • 20 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Afghanistan's Taliban leaders have a month to surrender U.S. embassy bombing suspect Osama bin Laden for trial and close ""terrorist""training camps or face controversial new U.N. sanctions.

Russia Loses Bid to Oust UN Group

  • 20 October 00
  • The Associated Press
Russia could not prevent a Chechen lawmaker from condemning Moscow's ""genocide"" at a UN conference.

UN Pushed to Revamp Iraqi Food Aid Program

  • 22 September 00
  • The Associated Press
France and Russia proposed Thursday that the UN reduce the compensation paid from Iraq's aid program.

Ambassador Attacks UN Policy on Iraq

Russia Offers UN New System To Disarm Iraq, End Embargo

Capriati Arrested on Drugs Charge