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Salton Sea fingered as culprit of big Calif. stink

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

File – In a Dec. 27, 2010 file photo, a fallen tree supports numerous heron nests in the mud of Southern California’s Salton Sea. As public officials sought a solid answer for what made Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 so pungent in Southern California, one answer proposed was a weather-aided waft of a fish die-off from [&hellip...

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Zuckerberg: Time to ‘double down’ on Facebook

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

People jam the aisles to hear Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak during a “fireside chat” at a conference organized by technology blog TechCrunch in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Zuckerberg gave his first interview since the...

Smaller memorials on 11th anniversary of 9/11

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police Officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey carry an American flag that flew over at the World Trade Center towers during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11,...

Debate surrounds annual $60M cost of 9/11 memorial

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 13, 2011 file photo, arborist Jeremy DeSimone, left, sprays fertilizer on a swamp white oak at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York. The foundation that runs the memorial estimates that once...

Chicago teachers strike in bitter contract dispute

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120910/16/7b18b56a8fd6c8191a0f6a70670053b7.jpg A public school teacher cradles his baby while picketing outside Amundsen High School with other teachers on the first day of a strike by the Chicago Teachers...

Man charged with trespassing at Miley Cyrus’ home

September 11, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo, Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. City attorney’s spokesman Frank Mateljan says Jason Luis Rivera was charged Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 with two counts of trespassing after his...

APNewsBreak: Border Patrol halts Mexico flights

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Illegal immigrants prepare to enter a bus after being processed at Tucson Sector U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. New strategies being implemented by the U.S. government, including the halting of one-way flights back to...

Mayor of NJ’s capital arrested in corruption probe

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

People stop to listen outside the Federal courthouse Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Trenton, N.J., as U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announces that Federal agents arrested Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, the mayor of New Jersey’s capital city, earlier Monday as part...

Chicago teachers to strike after talks fail

September 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Hundreds of signs saying “On Strike” lay stockpiled in a store room of the Chicago Teachers Union strike headquarters on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 in Chicago. The union has vowed to strike on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 if an agreement over...

Emma Watson named most ‘dangerous’ cyber celebrity

September 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Sept. 6, 2012 file photo shows actress Emma Watson at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. McAfee said Monday, Sept. 10, that the “Harry Potter” star is the “most dangerous” celebrity to search for online. That’s because...