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Archive for May 30th, 2012

  • Guitar picking master Doc Watson dies in NC at 89

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 1, 2011 file photo, master flatpicker Doc Watson performs with The Nashville Bluegrass Band during “Spirit of Sunday” during MerleFest in Wilkesboro, N.C. Watson, the Grammy-award winning folk musician whose lightning-fast...

  • First lady: Daughters need thick skin in politics

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This image released by ABC shows first lady Michelle Obama on the morning program “Good Morning America,” Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in New York. Obama discussed a variety of topics including her new book “American Grown: The Story of the White...

  • Trump overshadows Romney with ‘birther’ talk

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks past Donald Trump’s airplane as he arrives in Las Vegas, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign collided...

  • Crews work to protect structures in Mich. wildfire

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Saturday, May 26, 2012 photo provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, a wildfire burns in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The fire that began last week has burned 95 structures, with a third of them being homes or cabins. The...

  • Patz suspect’s mental illness history could be key

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A newspaper with a photograph of Etan Patz is part of a makeshift memorial in the SoHo neighborhood of New York, Monday, May 28, 2012. For prosecutors, the work is just beginning after the astonishing arrest last week of a man who police say confessed to...

  • AP Exclusive: Calif. 9/11 fund raided for deficits

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this April 21, 2012, photo, Candice Hoglan poses for a portrait with her vehicle with a license plate commemorating the events of Sept. 11, 2001, in Sunnyvale, Calif. Hoglan’s nephew Mark Bingham was one of the passengers of United Airlines Flight...

  • Mother not surprised son died in crane standoff

    May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A man sits in a crane 150 feet above the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, threatening to shoot the Dallas Police officers trying to talk him down, Monday, May 28, 2012. Special tactics officers from the Dallas Police Department were working...