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Archive for February 4th, 2013

  • Bus passenger describes terror before Calif. crash

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Skid marks from a tour bus are seen Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, after the bus, background, collided with two other vehicles and crashed Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring 38, on Highway 38 just north of Yucaipa, Calif. The bus was carrying a tour...

  • Experts find remains of England’s King Richard III

    February 4, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Undated photo made available by the University of Leicester, England, Monday Feb. 4 2013 of remains found underneath a car park last September at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, which have been declared Monday “beyond reasonable doubt” to...

  • President signs bill averting government default

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama waves as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Obama will pitch his gun control proposals to the public and the law enforcement community in Minneapolis Monday, as he calls for...

  • Monkey business? US unsure of Iran’s space claims

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    CAPTION CORRECTION, REMOVES SECOND SENTENCE AND ADDS NEW INFORMATION THAT THE MONKEY DEPICTED IN THE PHOTO IS NOT THE SAME ONE THE IRANIANS SENT INTO SPACE – In this picture obtained from the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, scientists surround a...

  • Authorities storm Alabama bunker, rescue young boy

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Law enforcement personnel station themselves on the property of Jimmy Lee Sykes, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in Midland City, Ala. Officials say they stormed a bunker in Alabama to rescue a 5-year-old child being held hostage there after Sykes, his abductor, was...

  • Obama stands firm on gun control despite long odds

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama greets law enforcement officers after speaking on ideas to reduce gun violence, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations in Minneapolis, Minn. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —...

  • Lawyers: NYPD’s Muslim spying violates 1985 pact

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, people walk below a New York Police Department security camera, upper left, which was placed next to a mosque on Fulton Street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York. Civil rights lawyers...

  • Senate tries again to move anti-violence bill

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate on Monday returned to the Violence Against Women Act, seeking to accomplish what Congress last year failed to do _ extend the federal...