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California prostitutes win victim compensation

December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Sex worker Cyd Nora holds his dog Farrah as he speaks at a meeting with others who claim that the California Victims Compensation Board discriminates against sex workers by denying them benefits after having been raped in San Francisco, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Spurred by emotional testimony from [&hellip...

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Injuries, losses prompt MLB to seek collision ban

December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona leaves after the conclusion of baseball’s winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Baseball officials are up front about...

Wis. man gets 145 years for child sex assaults

December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Alexander R. Richter, 30, prepares to leave the courtroom following his sentencing hearing at the Racine County Circuit Court on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Racine, Wis. Richter was accused of sexually assaulting multiple children, for whom he would baby-sit....

Los Angeles police: Man shoots ailing wife, sister

December 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Los Angeles police officers walk out of back of the Country Villa Sheraton nursing facility in the North Hills area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Police say a 60-year-old man, Lance Holger Anderson of suburban Santa Clarita, has been booked for...

Senate poised for talkathon over Obama nominees

December 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This May 1, 2013 file photo shows Federal Housing Finance Authority Director nominee Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., listening as President Barack Obama announces Watt’s nomination for the, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington....

Pilot who crashed at SFO worried about landing

December 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Capt. Seung-young Kim, right, executive vice president of flight operations for Asiana Airlines, speaks during a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigative hearing at the NTSB in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, on the crash landing of...

Interpreter for deaf at Mandela event called fake

December 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama delivers his speech next to a sign language interpreter during a memorial service at FNB Stadium in honor of Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in Soweto, near Johannesburg. The national director of the Deaf Federation of South...

Traditional office holiday parties getting ditched

December 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 4, 2013, photo, provided by Lattice Engines, Lattice Engines’s Boston office participates in Paint Nite, in Boston. Paint Nite is a service event that gives painting lessons at bars and restaurants. About sixty-five people attended. (AP...

6 missing adults, children found alive in Nevada

December 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Officials wheel in two of the children after a group of six people arrive at Pershing General Hospital after being lost for two days in the frigid mountains near Lovelock, Nev., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A...

Drew Barrymore is busy juggling work and family

December 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2013 file photo, actress Drew Barrymore attends the New York City Ballet 2013 Fall gala at Lincoln Center, in New York. “I feel so lucky to make healthy kids that I will never complain about anything because I just know how...