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Obama says US must shift cars, trucks off of oil

March 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama listens to Research Engineer Henning Lohse-Busch as he explains electric car technology during the president’s tour of the Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Ill., Friday, March 15, 2013. Argonne is the first US science and engineering research national laboratory, and it remains on of the nation’s largest. (AP...

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US to beef up missile defense against NKorea

March 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 1, 2013 file photo, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. Hagel plans to announce Friday that the Obama administration has decided to add 14 interceptors on the West Coast to the U.S.-based...

TSA stands by plan to allow small knives on planes

March 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pistole on Thursday, March 14, 2013 told lawmakers he stands by his plan to allow passengers to...

Senate GOP tells Obama to tone down the attacks

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

President Barack Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, leave a meeting with House Democrats at the Capitol, in Washington, Thursday, March 14, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Polite yet firm, Senate Republicans...

Fla. charity figures pumped $1M to politicians

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

In this Tuesday, March 5, 2013 file photo, Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll and Gov. Rick Scott embrace prior to his State of the State speech in the Florida House of Representatives in Tallahassee, Fla. Carroll resigned and nearly 60 other people were...

Answers hard to find after deadly NY gun rampage

March 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bartender Michele Mlinar poses at Cangee’s Bar and Grille on, Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Herkimer, N.Y. She said Kurt Myers, who killed four people and injured two others in a shooting rampage on Wednesday, frequently went in and had a bottle or two...

Is mushing limited by age? Only if you have 4 legs

March 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Aliy Zirkle finished second in the Iditarod for the second consecutive year when her dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nome on Tuesday evening, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bill Roth) LOCAL TV OUT (KTUU-TV, KTVA-TV) LOCAL PRINT...

Prosecutor: Ohio school rape victim didn’t consent

March 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Trent Mays, 17, left, and 16-year-old Ma’lik Richmond sit at the defense table before the start of their trial on rape charges in juvenile court on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in Steubenville, Ohio. Mays and Richmond are accused of raping a 16-year-old...

Fla. politician resigns, 57 charged in scandal

March 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott make a statement at a news conference concerning Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll’s resignation on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida’s lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a...

La. pipeline blaze could burn until Thursday

March 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A fire still burns after a tugboat and barge hit a gas pipeline yesterday evening in Perot Bay in Lafourche Parish, La., Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire raging in a coastal Louisiana bayou where a tugboat...