Archive for November 7th, 2012

  • Testimony: US soldier knew he killed Afghans

    November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this courtroom sketch, Sgt. Jason McLaughlin, a prosecution witness in the preliminary hearing of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, is shown Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, on the stand in a military courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state. Bales...

  • Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures

    November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, center, speaks at a news conference in Baltimore, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in front of supporters of a ballot question that, if passed, would allow same-sex marriage in the state. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) While the general...

  • Exit poll: Hint of economic optimism amid worry

    November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Students at the University of California Davis line up to vote at a polling place set up the at Memorial Union on campus in Davis, Calif. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee,Autumn Payne) MAGS OUT; LOCAL TV OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13,...

  • King wins Maine seat in party fight for Senate

    November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican Richard Mourdock, a candidate for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat, greets voters and supports outside a polling place in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Mourdock is running against Democrat Joe Donnelly. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) WASHINGTON...

  • Police: Calif. shooting suspect was ‘methodical’

    November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    An unidentified woman cries as she’s rushed into a car after learning of a workplace shooting Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Fresno, Calif. A parolee who worked at a California chicken processing plant opened fire at the business on Tuesday, killing one...

  • Republicans try to pick up more governors’ offices

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    Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, right, a candidate for North Carolina governor, greets Judith Abraham, far left, Greensboro City Councilwoman Marikay Abuzuaiter, second from left, and Julius Taylor, outside Muri’s Chapel United Methodist Church in...