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Archive for January 6th, 2013

  • Sources: Obama to nominate Hagel as Pentagon chief

    January 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 26, 2008 file photo, then Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. President Barack Obama may round out his new national security leadership team next week, with a nomination for...

  • Theater festivals fire up a cold New York

    January 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by The Public Theater shows actors performing a scene from the play “C’est du Chinois,” running January 9-16 at The Public Theater at Astor Place as part of the Under the Radar Festival 2013. (AP Photo/The Public...

  • ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Argo’ earn Writers Guild nominations

    January 6, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This publicity film image released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows Daniel Day-Lewis portraying Abraham Lincoln in the film “Lincoln.” “Lincoln” and “Zero Dark Thirty” are adding to their...

  • Missoni scion on plane missing in Venezuela

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken on March 30, 2005 Vittorio Missoni, right, and his wife Maurizia Castiglioni smile in Milan, Italy. The search resumed Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 for a small plane that has disappeared off the Venezuelan coast with six people aboard, including...

  • Talks on Illinois pension crisis end without deal

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Jan. 3, 2013 photo, a “Pension Promise” sign is seen as Illinois state union members and supporters rally in support for fair pension reform in the at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced what...

  • Tiny Chevy Sonic helped with GM comeback

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this April 25, 2012 photo, Chevrolet Sonics move down the line at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. Nearly four years after GM filed for bankruptcy protection, the automaker is building the Sonic, the best-selling subcompact...

  • After NYC subway deaths, barriers get new eye

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2010 file photo, an airport worker looks out of the car and through the open doorway of the glass security barrier at Washington Dulles International Airport in Washington. New York City transit officials are considering similar...

  • Vets face confusion using GI Bill at state schools

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JAN. 6, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Nov. 11, 2011 photo provided by the family, Hayleigh Perez stands in front of a field of small U.S. flags at Baylor University in Waco, Texas on Veterans Day. In choosing to serve her country...

  • Police: Dad, son linked to NM shooting

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico father and his son are facing charges in connection to a shooting. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/ZphJm4) that 47-year-old David Martinez Sr. and his 17-year-old son were arrested for the drive-by...

  • Sheriff: NM man arrested in pot plantation case

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ESTANCIA, N.M. (AP) — A man wanted in the case of a huge marijuana plantation that a couple of hunters stumbled upon in the Manzano Mountains is now in custody, authorities said. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Ryk6PI) that Torrance County Sheriff’s...