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Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

The White House is seen at dusk in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — In a broad test of his executive powers, President [&hellip...

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‘This is my jail’: Corruption case goes to trial

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, a corrections officer works at a security post at Baltimore City Detention Center in Baltimore. Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with...

Self-driving cars: safer, but what of their morals

November 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 2014, file photo, a Google self-driving car goes on a test drive near the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. While these cars promise to be much safer, accidents will be inevitable. How those cars should react when faced...

Sister of slain actress crusades against Manson

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE — In a Sept. 2, 2009 file photo Debra Tate, sister of slain Sharon Tate, speaks during a parole hearing for Manson follower Susan Atkins at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. Tate, whose pregnant sister Sharon was...

Safety agency to push for national air bag recall

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a crash test of a 2002 Honda CR-V, one of the models subject to a recall to repair faulty air bags. The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of...

No on Keystone pipeline _ but GOP vows replay

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and the Keystone XL oil pipeline bill sponsor, turns from a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The U.S. Senate has rejected a proposal...

Cupich becomes Chicago archbishop, decries abuse

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Archbishop Blase Cupich walks down the aisle after his Installation Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Chicago. Cupich was named in September by Pope Francis to succeed the retiring Cardinal Francis George. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast,...

Reid urges Obama to act quickly on immigration

November 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. President Barack Obama does not support a Senate push to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf coast,...

AP Exclusive: Charles Manson gets marriage license

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 13,1970 file photo, cult leader Charles Manson walks into the courtroom as Susan Atkins, a member of his family of followers, looks on in Santa Monica, Calif. A marriage license has been issued for Manson to wed 26-year-old Afton...

Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Care Unit, answers a question during a news conference in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, on the death of Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone, and died Monday,...