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Archive for December 6th, 2012

  • About 350 die in Philippine typhoon, 400 missing

    December 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Children retrieve their books and other belongings from their damaged home Wednesday Dec. 5, 2012, a day after powerful Typhoon Bopha hit Montevista township, in the Compostela Valley in southern Philippines. Typhoon Bopha (local name Pablo), one of the...

  • LA ports reopen after crippling 8-day strike ends

    December 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Cargo trucks line up in the dense fog to enter the Port of Long Beach Wednesday December 5, 2012. Work resumed Wednesday at the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors after settlement of a strike that crippled the nation’s busiest container port complex for...

  • EARTH PHOTO GALLERY: Photos of Earth since 1960s

    December 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 29, 1995 file photo provided by NASA, the space shuttle Atlantis is docked with the Russian space station Mir as the two spacecraft orbit the Earth. NASA, the agency that epitomized the “Right Stuff,” looks lost in space...

  • Islamists battle opponents as Egypt crisis grows

    December 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Protesters opposed to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans near burning garbage at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi fought with rocks, firebombs and sticks outside...

  • Troopers: Alaska killer cut wrist, strangled self

    December 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    During a news conference, police show surveillance video of Samantha Koenig, 18, making a cup of Americano coffee for a customer who shortly after abducted her Feb. 1, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. Police on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, released the surveillance...