Archive for April 10th, 2013

  • Ex-Ill. lawmaker elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

    April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Robin Kelly celebrates her special primary election win in Matteson, Ill., for Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District seat, once held by Jesse Jackson Jr. She faces Republican challenger Paul McKinley in the...

  • Tentative farm workers deal in immigration talks

    April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 3, 2013 file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks in San Francisco. A tentative deal has been reached to resolve a dispute between agriculture workers and growers that was standing in the way of a sweeping immigration...

  • Senate showdown vote on gun curbs set for Thursday

    April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and the Senate GOP leadership answer questions following a Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. From left are Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and...

  • Grief, questions after collapse kills 2 NC kids

    April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Lincoln County Sheriff D.M. Carpenter, right, looks for confirmation from East Lincoln Fire Chief Tim Tench, left and Dion Burleson, of the Denver, N.C., Fire Department as they all address the media following the recovery of the bodies of two children on...

  • Microsoft assault on Google shows industry shift

    April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This frame grab made available by Microsoft shows a scene from the latest in a series of scathing Microsoft ads against Google. The ads that say as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the...

  • Penney CEO’s challenge: Can it be fixed?

    April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A customer leaves a J.C. Penney store, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in New York. J.C. Penney is hoping its former CEO can revive the retailer after a risky turnaround strategy backfired and led to massive losses and steep sales declines. The company’s board...