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Pa. zoo: Wild dogs killed boy who fell in exhibit

November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A sign to inform visitors about African Painted Dogs is seen in an observation area during a press tour that overlooks the enclosure where a boy fell into the exhibit that was home to a pack of African painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Zoo [&hellip...

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Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 photo provided by the University of Miami, Dr. Joshua M. Hare, director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, performs a heart biopsy, a preliminary step in one of several cardiac stem cell trials at the University of...

Cold weather and new storm add to victims’ misery

November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

First responders who worked through last Monday’s storm surge by Superstorm Sandy, listen as they are acknowledged by Diocese of Trenton American Roman Catholic Bishop David M. O’Connell during services at the Church of Saint Rose in Belmar, N.J.,...

2-year-old boy killed at Pa. zoo exhibit

November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A security guard closes the gate at the Pittsburgh Zoo, where zoo officials say a young boy was killed after he fell into the exhibit that was home to a pack of African painted dogs, who pounced on the boy and mauled him, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. It’s not...

Obama leads; Romney with chance in electoral race

November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former President Bill Clinton holds up a baby during a campaign event for President Barack Obama in the State Capitol Square, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama enters the final...

Storm leaves Connecticut Gold Coast shaken

November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Oct. 30, 2012 photo shows a house destroyed during Superstorm Sandy on Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, Conn. While Connecticut was spared the destruction seen in New York and New Jersey, many communities along the shoreline, including some of the...

Despite storm damage, election officials hopeful

November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jose Gonzalez helps clean out debris from the home of Mike Cafone, his father-in-law, on Cedar Bonnet Island, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, after it was damaged by a surge from Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) NEW YORK (AP) — Power generators...

NTSB: Police chopper hit pole, crashed; 2 killed

November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene of an Atlanta Police Department helicopter crash early Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, that killed two officers aboard the aircraft when it crashed near a shopping center late Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/David...

George Lucas’ filmmaking rooted in rebellion

November 3, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

In this March 1976 publicity photo released by Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM, director, George Lucas, and actor, Mark Hamill, who portrays young Luke Skywalker, are shown on the salt flats of Tunisia during principal photography of the original “Star...

Lights in lower Manhattan, misery in outer regions

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Volunteer Mike Giuliano, left, carries a bag of clothing to be donated to residents affected by Superstorm Sandy, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Staten Island, N.Y. A Superstorm Sandy relief fund is being created just for residents of the hard-hit New York City...