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Storm forces GOP to scrap first day of convention

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Washington. Obama talked about the presidential race and Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the exclusive AP interview before heading off to a long weekend with his family at Camp David, the secluded presidential retreat in [&hellip...

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Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies at 82

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by NASA shows Neil Armstrong. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A statement from the family says Armstrong died following...

Airlines: You can't wear that

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Spring 2012 photo provided by a woman identified as Avital and made available to the blog Jezebel, Avital poses for a picture at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, showing what she was wearing after she says a Southwest Airlines gate agent...

NYPD: Empire State victims hit by police gunfire

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this sequence of images taken from a surveillance video camera and released by the New York City Police Department, police officers approach Jeffrey Johnson, after he shot his former colleague Steven Ercolino, near the Empire State Building in New York,...

AP Source: Biden skipping stop in Tampa

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop at Renaissance High School, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is postponing his planned trip to Tampa, Fla., the site of the...

Police kill gunman outside Empire State Building

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo posted to an Instagram account belonging to a person identified as mr_mookie, an eyewitness at the scene, shows shooting victim Robert Asika being tended to by pedestrians outside the Empire State Building in New York, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, after...

R&B singer Usher wins primary custody of sons

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 22, 2012 file photo, hip-hop artist Usher Raymond takes the witness stand in court in a legal battle with his ex-wife in a custody fight involving their two sons, in Atlanta. Fulton County Court Clerk’s office spokeswoman Cherrise...

Romney touches 'birther' issue he avoided before

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, listens and Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a campaign event at the Long Family Farm, Orchard & Cider Mill, Friday, Aug. 24,...

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $1.05B in patent case

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

ADDITION FOR CLARIFICATION ON WHERE RULING WAS MADE – Banners advertising Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S III, left, and Apple’s iPhone 4S are displayed at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. After a year of...

RNC: Ann Romney to address convention Tuesday

August 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Ann Romney, left, listens as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at the Long Family Farm, Orchard & Cider Mill,, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 in Commerce, Mich. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) TAMPA,...