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Author archives: PFischer

  • Missing passenger jet roils Malaysian politics

    March 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A woman pushes her baby cart in front of the messages board for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. New radar data from Thailand gave Malaysian investigators...

  • Designer Scott, girlfriend of Jagger, found dead

    March 18, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 19, 2013 file photo, actress and jury member Nicole Kidman wears an embroidered L’Wren Scott dress for the screening of the film “Inside Llewyn Davis” at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes. Scott, a...

  • Ellen’s Oscar celeb selfie a landmark media moment

    March 3, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a “selfie” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by...

  • Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

    January 29, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Richard Uzoma returns to his car after he lost control and abandoned it overnight along with other vehicles which couldn’t traverse the ice build up on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Norcross, Ga. Uzoma said it took him 12 hours...

  • Afghan attack deadliest of war for foreign workers

    January 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Afghan civilians watch a damaged vehicle following the Friday’s suicide attack and shooting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Kabul restaurant filled with foreigners and affluent Afghans, while...

  • Lawmaker proposes bill on replacing Navajo speaker

    January 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Newly proposed legislation in the Navajo Nation Council sets up a process for appointing a replacement for Speaker Johnny Naize if he is removed from office. The bill on naming a successor is sponsored by council Delegate Alton Joe...

  • Feds shut 52 unsafe bus lines in nationwide sweep

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drivers at one passenger bus company routinely worked more than 800 miles without rest. Maintenance at another company was so shoddy that one bus drove despite glaring evidence of brake problems. Federal bus safety regulators said...

  • Army scrapping 4 US chemical weapons incinerators

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, workers continue the process of demolishing chemical waste incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala. The Pentagon spent $10.2 billion over three decades burning chemical weapons stored in four states....

  • Ohio victim: Ariel Castro took ‘coward’s way out’

    November 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, file photo, Michelle Knight sits in the courtroom during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro in Cleveland. During a taped interview that aired on the “Dr. Phil” show Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, Knight,...

  • S&P 500 notches small gain to log another record

    October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 photo, specialists Peter Giacchi, left, and Patrick King confer at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. After a strong finish on Friday, investors are hoping the stock market rally will continue Monday,...