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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 teachers’ contracts is not reached with Chicago Public Schools by Monday. (AP Photo/Sitthixay Ditthavong)...

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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...

Djokovic beats Ferrer; into 3rd Open final in row

September 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Spain’s David Ferrer returns a shot to Serbia’s Novak Djokovic during a semifinal match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in New York. Ferrer lost the match. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — The weather was...

Obama out to renew magic; Romney hits defense cuts

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden leaves Dairy Queen with an ice cream cone and holding the hands of a little girl, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Nelsonville, Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) — Eager to change the subject after a dismal jobs report,...

Race may be down to a handful of unknowns

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Va., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Portsmouth, N.H. (AP) — Flush with cash, Mitt Romney plans to open a new front in the White...

Tornado strikes beachfront neighborhood in NYC

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Overcome with emotion, cabana owner Janet Ryan sits on the porch at the Breezy Point Surf Club in the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, after her cabana sustained damage when a severe weather storm passed through the area. A tornado swept...

Las Vegas tries to clean up X-rated litter

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

An unidentified couple on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk push a toddler in a stroller past a discarded pamphlet advertising exotic dancers on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Las Vegas officials have passed a litter ordinance requiring “handbillers” to pick up after...

Man fatally shoots 1, wounds other at Ky. meeting

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by Louisville Metro Corrections shows Mahmoud Hindi. Police say a man shot and killed one person and critically injured another at a homeowners association meeting at an eastern Louisville church. Louisville police spokeswoman Alicia...

Analysis: Weak jobs report delivers blow to Obama

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Orange City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The disappointing August jobs report raises yet another campaign...

Gloomy jobs report shadows race with 60 days left

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands during a campaign rally on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A dismal new snapshot of jobs in America shadowed the...