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Cruise ship drama ends in Malaysia; captain lauded

April 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Passengers wait to disembark on the top deck of the stricken cruise ship the Azamara Quest after docking at the port in Sandakan, Malaysia, Sunday, April 1, 2012. The Azamara Quest carrying 590 passengers and 411 crew, was left a drift for 24-hours after a fire broke out in one of the ships engine rooms [&hellip...

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Earl Scruggs remembered for banjo excellence

April 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Marty Stuart, left, performs during the funeral service for banjo great and bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs at the Ryman Auditorium on Sunday, April 1, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Scruggs died Wednesday, March 28, 2012. He was 88. (AP Photo/Joe Howell, Pool)...

Thousands gather at Miami rally for Trayvon Martin

April 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Keon McCloud holds a sign referencing the 36 days that have passed since 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot to death by neighborhood watch captain, Sunday, April 1, 2012, as thousands gather for a rally in downtown Miami, Sunday, April 1, 2012. (AP Photo/J...

Mega Millions winners are rich, but not THAT rich

April 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A customer walks out of the Riverside Travel Center in Hilton, Ga., late Friday night after purchasing a lottery ticket for the Mega Millions Lottery which reached an estimated jackpot of $645 million for Friday night’s drawing. (AP Photo/Jay Hare, The...

Fans burn couches, cars after Ky. beats Louisville

April 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A Louisville fan looks on before an NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball tournament game between Kentucky and Louisville Saturday, March 31, 2012, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of fans swarmed streets near...

Bieber, Berry slimed at Kids Choice Awards

April 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Katy Perry arrives at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond) At the 25th annual Kids’ Choice Awards, the slime runneth over. Host Will Smith opened the 25th annual...

Whitney Houston memorabilia auctioned in LA

April 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by Julien’s Auctions shows a bustier worn on stage by Whitney Houston which fetched $18,750 at an auction in Beverly Hills of memorabilia from the late pop star’s career on Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif....

Did you hear the 1 about the politician who …

March 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 3, 2012, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, left, shakes hands with Cpl. Jesse Thorsen during his caucus night rally, in Ankeny, Iowa. The U.S. Army Reserve announced Friday, March 30, 2012, it has...

Official: Winning lottery ticket sold in Maryland

March 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Kinju Patel and her husband, Kinjal Patel, owners of the 7-11 store in Northfield, N.J., sell lottery tickets for Mega Millions as a line forms in the store Friday, March 30, 2012. Across the country, Americans plunked down an estimated $1.5 billion on the...

Keith Olbermann ousted from Current TV talk show

March 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, political pundit Keith Olbermann leaves a taping of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. Current TV says it has ejected Keith Olbermann from its talk-show lineup after less than a year....