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At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign rally for Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., at Chicago State University on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) CHICAGO (AP) — Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats’ success in this year’s midterm elections as a...

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On the road to find the world’s funniest person

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2006, file photo, Jamie Masada, owner of the venerable Hollywood nightclub The Laugh Factory, speaks at the club in West Hollywood, Calif. It was this summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been...

Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found

October 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A road closed sign blocks traffic as authorities search a rural area where human remains were discovered in Albermarle County, Va., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Investigators also interviewed residents in the area Sunday, and forensic teams combed the sides of a...

Report: Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76

October 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by RCA Records shows singer Paul Craft. Craft, a Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer, has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. at a Nashville hospital “after years of...

Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

October 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS NAME TO HANNAH- Police block the road leading to the scene of a death investigation in connection with the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham in Albermarle County, Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)...

College: Arrests, injuries during pumpkin fest

October 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Seth Meyer police officers line up. Local police, firefighters and ambulances in New Hampshire responded to large crowds of students as the annual Pumpkin Festival is underway near Keene State College Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Media...

Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

October 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This 2011 file photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., at a wedding in Ghana. Duncan’s records show that for days after he was admitted for Ebola, his caregivers were...

High court balks at last-minute voting changes

October 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter’s photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A majority of the nation’s highest court on Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 rejected an emergency...

Ebola causing some people to change travel plans

October 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and CBP supervisor Sam Ko conduct prescreening measures on a passenger, right, who arrived from Sierra Leone...

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

October 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

The cruise ship Carnival Magic passes near Cozumel , Mexico, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, a day after Belize refused to...