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Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship series auto race, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There was no trick to Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup championship. Competing for the title against three other drivers, he seized his opportunity with a relentless dash...

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US review of IS video confirms American’s death

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig delivering supplies for Syrian refugees. A new graphic video purportedly produced by Islamic State militants in Syria released Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 claims U.S. aid worker Kassig was beheaded....

US review of IS video confirms American’s death

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig delivering supplies for Syrian refugees. A new graphic video purportedly produced by Islamic State militants in Syria released Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 claims U.S. aid worker Kassig was beheaded....

Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell speaks in Washington. Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to...

Parents of slain US aid worker ‘heartbroken’

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by the Kassig family, Peter Kassig, is shown with his maternal grandparents. His grandfather, a co-founder of Christians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East, was an advocate for Palestinians in their struggle for a...

Surgeon with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

November 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

An ambulance carrying Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon working in Sierra Leone who had been diagnosed with Ebola, drives to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Dr. Salia is the third Ebola patient at the Omaha hospital and the 10th...

4 workers die after chemical leak at Texas plant

November 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Aaron Woods, a spokesman for DuPont said that four DuPont employees got killed after being exposed to a gas early Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 in LaPorte, Texas. The reasons for the incident are still under investigation. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Marie D. De...

US cities brace for protests off Ferguson decision

November 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Brown family is Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed in a confrontation with a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014. Police departments across the country are bracing for large...

A look at Ebola treatment in the US by numbers

November 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE- This 2013 file photo provided by United Brethren in Christ, shows Dr. Martin Salia. Salia who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, landed at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2014, and was being transported to the Nebraska Medical...

150 years on, Sherman’s March to Sea still vivid

November 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This 1865 stereograph provided by the Library of Congress shows abandoned artillery and chevaux-de-frise on parapet of Fort Sumter, S.C. On Nov. 16, 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman watched his army pull out of Atlanta, and marched with 62,000 veteran troops to...