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Woman’s fatal fall from Six Flags coaster probed

July 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, July 19, 2013, photo, news reporters prepare for their broadcasts at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, where a woman died while riding a roller coaster after some witnesses said she wasn’t properly secured. Park spokeswoman Sharon Parker confirmed that a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster — [&hellip...

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A year after movie shooting, Colo. seeks healing

July 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Aurora shooting survivor, and now newlywed, Kirstin Han hugs her new mother-in-law Rosa Han, shortly after Kirstin and her husband Eugene Han exchanged vows, during their wedding ceremony at Village East Baptist Church, in Aurora, Colo. Saturday July 20,...

No signs Washington to come to Detroit’s rescue

July 21, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Chevrolet Sonics move down the line at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. Four years ago, America’s Big Three automakers mortgaged all they owned or went into bankruptcy court to...

Coroner: Teen in Asiana crash killed by vehicle

July 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, a firefighter stands by a tarpaulin sheet covering a body near the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco,...

Tech slump holds back US stocks; S&P 500 edges up

July 19, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Monday, July 15, 2013 in New York. Disappointing earnings from two U.S. technology giants sent world stock markets lower Friday July 19, 2013 while doubts about growth prospects for China and Japan offset better U.S....

Boston bomb photos shed light on end of manhunt

July 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, bloody and disheveled with the red dot of a sniper’s rifle laser sight on his head, emerges from a boat at the time of his...

Obama’s remarks on race resonate with many

July 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 19, 2013, about the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. Obama spoke in a surprise appearance Friday at the White House, his first time appearing for...

Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

July 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Dec. 12, 2008 file photo, a pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. On Thursday, July 18, 2013 Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy when State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr asked a federal judge for...

Trayvon Martin’s parents shocked by verdict

July 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image released by NBC, parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin appear on the “Today” show with co-host Matt Lauer in New York. Martin’s parents plan to participate in separate vigils on Saturday. Sabrina...

‘Ender’s Game’ stars answer gay rights questions

July 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Asa Butterfield, a cast member in the forthcoming film “Ender’s Game,” poses underneath a picture of his character in the film at a preview event for the film at the 2013 Comic-Con International Convention on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in San...