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Attorney General nominee defends Obama immigration changes

January 29, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Challenged by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch defends President Barack Obama’s decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally but she said they have no right to citizenship under the law, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in...

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Utah parents who killed selves, children feared apocalypse

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Chief Scott Finlayson speaks during a news conference about the Strack family on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Springville, Utah. Police said they will release the conclusion of their investigation into the deaths of five members of the Utah family found in a...

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, shows flowers blooming in front of the Salt Lake Temple. in Temple Square, in Salt Lake City. Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a “balanced approach” in the clash between gay rights and...

White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2015, President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House said Tuesday, Jan. 27, it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of...

Lynch at Media Day: ‘I’m here so I don’t get fined’

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch leaves at the beginning of media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) PHOENIX (AP) — Marshawn Lynch smiled politely, waved at the crowd and answered...

Yahoo CEO heeds shareholders’ call to spin off Alibaba stake

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 5, 2014 photo, a person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO...

Son: City Hall gunman in Minnesota clashed with authorities

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Nathan Kmetz shows his father, Raymond Kmetz. Raymond Kmetz, who was killed in a confrontation with police outside a City Council meeting in suburban Minneapolis had a long history of friction with authorities, his son said...

Trafficking twins get sharply reduced sentences

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Attorney Zachary T. Fardon talks about the sentencing of Mexico-based Sinaloa Cartel members, twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Chicago. Fardon characterized the Flores brothers cooperation as extraordinary. He says...

Diversity at Sundance doesn’t carry over to Hollywood

January 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE — In this Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 file photo, Robert Redford attends the premiere of “A Walk In The Woods” during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Diverse voices and stories are an inherent part of an independent...

Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

January 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick listens to a question during a news conference Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)...