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Archive for May 20th, 2013

  • More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told

    May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney gestures as he speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, May, 20, 2013. Carney spoke on various subjects including the recent scandals involving the IRS and Justice Department. (AP...

  • Kerry to Mideast to advance struggling Syria plan

    May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota at the State Department in Washington Monday, May 20, 2013. Kerry is heading back to the Middle East this week to press his case for peace talks...

  • Penn urges US to pressure Bolivia to free US man

    May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2013, before the House subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on Advocating for American Jacob...

  • Oklahoma twister tracked path of 1999 tornado

    May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This combination of Associated Press photos shows left, a neighborhood in Moore, Okla., in ruins on Tuesday, May 4, 1999, after a tornado flattened many houses and buildings in central Oklahoma, and right, flattened houses in Moore on Monday, May 20, 2013....

  • Conn. lawmakers to seek hearings on derailment

    May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Metro North railroad employees use heavy equipment to repair tracks near Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, May 20, 2013. A train collision on Friday injured 72 people and disrupted rail service into New York City. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) —...

  • Yahoo looks to regain its cool with Tumblr deal

    May 20, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference on Yahoo, Flickr and Tumblr Monday, May 20, 2013, in New York. Yahoo edged up 31 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $26.83 after the Internet company said it was buying online blogging forum Tumblr...

  • Conductor James Levine returns from 2-year absence

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Metropolitan Opera Music Director James Levine leads the MET Orchestra in a concert at Carnegie Hall in New York on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The Sunday, May 19 concert by the MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall will mark Maestro Levine’s first public...

  • Renaissance underway at Port Huron’s Studio 1219

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this May 14, 2013 photo, local contractor Tyler Meyers carries a section of roof gutter up to the second floor balcony during the re-roofing at port Huron’s Studio 1219. Studio 1219 officials asked the Port Huron Downtown Development Authority for...

  • Seen and heard at the Cannes Film Festival

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actors Carey Mulligan, left, and Justin Timberlake laugh as they arrive for the screening of the film Inside Llewyn Davis at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) CANNES, France...

  • OJ Simpson lawyers say he is closer to freedom

    May 20, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    O.J. Simpson shakes hands with defense team member Josh Barry at the end of an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court on Friday, May 17, 2013 in Las Vegas. Simpson, who is currently serving a nine-to-33-year sentence in state prison as a result of...