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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

April 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 30, 1971, file photo, Jackie Robinson poses at his home in Stamford, Conn. Baseball holds tributes across the country on Jackie Robinson Day, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the 67th anniversary marking the end of the game’s racial barrier. (AP Photo/File) NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the [&hellip...

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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

April 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo taken April 14, 2014 shows one section of the $500 million I-75 Phase II modernization project which is under way in Dayton, Ohio. On the road in a tour bus this week, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is urging Congress to quickly approve...

Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

White House press secretary Jay Carney is reflected in a counter as he speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 14, 2014. Carney discussed the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, the Ukraine and other topics....

Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 21, 2013 photo provided by the New York Times, part of New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning portfolio, a soldier searches for armed militants who entered the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, attacking people at...

Drivers in California crash had clean records

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. At least ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash on Thursday, April 10, between a FedEx truck and a bus...

Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by NASA, astronaut Rick Mastracchio works to replace a pump in a spacesuit, Monday, April 14, 2014, aboard the International Space Station. SpaceX called off a launch to the space station on Monday, April 14, 2014, because of a rocket...

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 31, 2013, file photo, acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, center, accompanied by Acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris, left, and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, speaks during a news conference about Social Security...

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, April 13, 2014 image from video provided by KCTV-5, Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, is escorted by police in an elementary school parking lot in Overland Park, Kan. Cross, 73, accused of killing three people in attacks...

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

April 15, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, United States’ Michael Phelps displays his gold medal for the men’s 100-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps is...

FedEx semi didn’t brake before California crash

April 12, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

The demolished remains of a FedEx truck is towed into a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. At least ten people were killed and dozens injured in the fiery crash on Thursday, April 10, between a FedEx truck and a bus...