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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 on Theodore P. Wafer’s front porch in Dearborn Heights. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) DETROIT...

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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...

Defying veto threat, House OKs health law change

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, before the start of a meeting with representatives of health insurance companies. From left are, Senior Adviser, Health and Human Services...

Possible sinkhole reported in yard in Florida

November 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The home of Michael and Janni Dupre is destroyed after the backyard behind the home collapsed into a sinkhole, taking their patio and boat, on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. in Dunedin, Fla. Dunedin Deputy Fire Chief Trip Barrs said the hole appeared to be about...

Pa. paper: Sorry for panning Gettysburg Address

November 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by The Patriot-News shows a copy of The Harrisburg Patriot & Union’s Nov. 24, 1863, edition. The Patriot-News, of Harrisburg, Pa., retracted a dismissive editorial that was penned by its Civil War-era predecessor on...

APNewsBreak: Phelps says he’s keeping options open

November 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 2007, file photo, U.S. swimming star Michael Phelps, left, walks with his coach Bob Bowman during a training session at the World Swimming Championships in Melbourne, Australia. Phelps is back in the U.S. drug-testing program, the...