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Archive for June 6th, 2012

  • Voters wait out lines to cast Wis. recall ballots

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Milwaukee. Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is taking on Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a recall election. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The passions that fueled a long fight...

  • Bill Clinton: Extend all tax cuts temporarily

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former President Bill Clinton greets President Barack Obama to speak at a campaign event at the Waldorf Astoria, Monday, June 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that broad tax cuts...

  • Jockey Gutierrez hits the heights in New York

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Mario Gutierrez, from Mexico, jockey for Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another, looks over Manhattan from the observation deck of New York’s Empire State Building, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. I’ll Have Another could become horse...

  • Eyes turn skyward as Venus travels across the sun

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Indian Pramod Kumar Pandey, Director of Jawahar Planetarium checks a telescope as he makes preparations for people to watch the transit of Venus in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Stargazers around the world are setting up special telescopes and...

  • Solar-powered plane lands in Morocco

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard is helped to fit his flying suit at Barajas airport in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The experimental solar-powered airplane arrived in Madrid on May 25, 2012 from Payerne, Switzerland, and now goes on to Rabat,...

  • Human remains delivered to 2 Canada schools

    June 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A police car arrives at the Moabit jail in Berlin supposed to carry Luka Rocco Magnotta who is to be brought before a judge in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Luka Magnotta, 29, a Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese...

  • 9 jurors picked for Sandusky child sex abuse case

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives for the first day of jury selection as his trial on 52 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 boys over a period of 15 years gets underway at the Centre County Courthouse in...

  • Miss. man executed for killing 4 nieces, nephews

    June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This is a April 11, 2008 prison photograph taken at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., and released by the Mississippi Department of Corrections, of Henry Curtis Jackson Jr., who is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday, June 5,...