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Obama’s budget plan limits his bargaining power

April 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, holds a copy of President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget proposal book as he questions Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 12, 2013, as Sebelius testified before the House...

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Groundbreaking improv comic Jonathan Winters dies

April 12, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This March 1967 file photo shows comedian Jonathan Winters in a scene from the film “Eight on the Lam.” Winters, whose breakneck improvisations inspired Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and many others, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his...

AP source: Immigration bill could exclude many

April 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference on immigration legislation with a members of a bipartisan group of leading senators, including, from left, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen....

Coding boot camps promise to launch tech careers

April 12, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

A shrine with photos of Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Craig Barrett and others is shown at the Dev Bootcamp office in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Dev Bootcamp is one of a new breed of computer-programming schools that’s proliferating in San...

Discharge recommended for Navy officer in Conn.

April 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 3, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Cmdr. Michael P. Ward II, center, is saluted during the change-of-command ceremony for the nuclear submarine USS Pittsburgh at the Naval Submarine Base New London, in Groton, Conn. Ward was relieved of his...

Gun measures put moderate Senate Dems in bind

April 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2010 file photo, Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., enters the Speaker’s office for a meeting about tax cuts on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama’s push for tougher gun measures and expanded background checks...

3 die in spring storm packing ice, snow, tornadoes

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Charlie Higginbotham, Sr. speaks about what remains of his convenience store in Shuqualak, Miss., Thursday, April 11, 2013, after it was hit by a tornado. Higginbotham, 90, built the store in 1958 for his wife to run in the rural east Mississippi community...

Financial crises for Ga. man who held firefighters

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This Thursday, April 11, 2013 photo shows a home damaged during a hostage standoff in Suwanee, Ga. A man held four Gwinnett County firefighters hostage for hours before they where freed when police officers stormed the house Wednesday. Authorities said the...

Warrant: Texas suspect interested in cannibalism

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jules Laird, left, defense attorney for Dylan Quick, and prosecutor Joshua Phanco, right, talk with Judge Maria Jackson Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Houston. Quick, alleged to have wounded more than a dozen people at a Houston area Lone Star College campus,...

2 killed, dozens injured in bus crash near Dallas

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

First responders wheel a senior citizen to a waiting ambulance after she and several others were involved in a Cardinal Coach Line charter bus accident on northbound SH 161 near Belt Line Rd. in Irving, Texas, Thursday, April 11, 2013. At least two people...