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SF transit agency calls for renewed labor talks

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a train in this Oct. 22, 2013 file photo taken in Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit’s contract with its two largest unions appears to be facing uncertainty late Friday Nov. 15, 2013 as the agency called for a return to the bargaining table, [&hellip...

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Ryan in Iowa, O’Malley in NH with all eyes on 2016

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a cheesehead hat with a drawing of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on the top while presenting to Branstad during the Iowa governor’s birthday bash and fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Altoona, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie...

GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 15, 2013, photo, Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., walks on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama’s health care law have...

Army scrapping 4 US chemical weapons incinerators

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, workers continue the process of demolishing chemical waste incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala. The Pentagon spent $10.2 billion over three decades burning chemical weapons stored in four states....

Legal wrangling ahead in Mich. porch shooting case

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Monica McBride, center, and Walter Ray Simmons, right, the parents of Renisha McBride address the media with attorney Gerald Thurswell, left, during a news conference in Southfield, Mich., Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Their daughter was shot on Nov. 2 in the face...

5-year-old California boy a smash hit as ‘Batkid’

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The crowds cheer for Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One...

Bodies in California believed to be missing family

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Michael McStay speaks in a news conference at San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Head Quarter on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in San Bernardino, Calif. San Bernardino County Sheriff Edward J. McMahon confirmed Joseph McStay and his 43-year-old wife,...

LAPD investigates delay in help for TSA worker

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

John S. Pistole, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) gives his opening statement in a hearing before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security on TSA’s SPOT Program and Initial Lessons From the LAX...

AP Exclusive: US union vote won’t affect VW plans

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 12, 2013, file photo, workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Volkswagen supervisory board member Bernd Osterloh, head of the German automaker’s global works...

US officials: Nuke deal offers Iran minor relief

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2013, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, after he and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone Friday, the first conversation between American...