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House passes sweeping $638 billion defense bill

June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 3, 2013 file photo, then-Rep.-elect Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the armed services found guilty of rape or sexual assault as outrage over the crisis in [&hellip...

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Disappointing reports help push US stocks down

June 14, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Trader Michael Mozian works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 10, 2013. Asian stocks rebounded Friday June 14, 2013 from Tokyo’s sharp decline after investors were encouraged by positive U.S. economic news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)...

Amateurs enjoy solid performances at US Open

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Cheng-Tsung Pan, of Taiwan, tees off on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Cheng-Tsung Pan had a pretty good day...

Obama to step up military support of Syrian rebels

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 30, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama answers questions during his new conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. U.S. officials said June 13, 2013, that the Obama...

Massive storm system hitting Mid-Atlantic

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A Tree is uprooted during a thunderstorm damaging a house on the 600 block of N. Bradford St. Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Dover, Del. A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest and plowed across the country was hitting the Mid-Atlantic Thursday,...

Lots of fluids, rest after 3OT Stanley Cup opener

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien speaks to members of the media during an NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series news conference in Chicago, Thursday, June 13, 2013. The Bruins trail in the series by one game to none against the Blackhawks and are...

Police: Gunman shot 3, self at St. Louis business

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Police work at the scene of a shooting Thursday, June 13, 2013, in St. Louis. St. Louis police say an argument inside a business south of downtown escalated into gun violence, with a man shooting three other people before turning the gun on himself. (AP...

Prosecutors push for anti-phone theft measures

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Annie Palazzolo, far left, her father Paul Boke, second from left, New York Attorney Gen. Eric Schneiderman, second from right and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, far right, listen as Nassau County, N.Y. District Attorney Kathleen Rice speaks...

1 dead, 77 hurt in La. plant explosion

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A chemical plant fire is seen in an aerial photo about twenty miles southeast of Baton Rouge, in Geismer, La., Thursday, June 13, 2013. The plant makes highly flammable gases that are basic building blocks in the petrochemical industry. (AP Photo/Gerald...

US budget deficit widens $139 billion in May

June 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, a statue of former Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin stands outside the Treasury Building in Washington. The Treasury reports on the federal budget deficit for May, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP...