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Obama tests political might in Boston, Miami

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at Miami International Airport in Miami, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The president is attending a fundraiser in Miami Beach Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama put his second-term appeal to the test Wednesday in Boston and Florida, seeking to boost Democratic...

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Feds: Morning-after pill appeal officially on hold

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc., shows a package of Plan B One-Step, an emergency contraceptive. The federal government on Monday, June 10, 2013 told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his...

Rask, Crawford take center stage in Stanley Cup

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford responds to a question during a news conference for the Stanley Cup Final hockey series against the Boston Bruins Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Chicago. The first game of the Stanley Cup final series is Wednesday in...

Levees, removable walls proposed to protect NYC

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The skyline of lower Manhattan in seen past the East River in New York, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The projections paint an unsettling picture of New York’s future: a city where by the 2050s, 800,000 people could be living in a flood zone that would cover...

Bill to revamp military justice faces uphill fight

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 13, 2013, file photo Chair of the Senate subcommittee on Personnel, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., right, greets panel members testifying at the hearing on sexual assault in the military on Capitol Hill in Washington. American...

Agency: Opting for overdrafts means higher fees

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2009 file photo, customers use ATMs at a Bank of America branch office, Friday, Oct 16, 2009 in Boston. A report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released Tuesday, June 11, 2013, says it’s hard for consumers to...

US stocks end a choppy day with a loss

June 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Trader Timothy Pastina, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Stocks are falling in early trading on Wall Street, following global markets lower after the Bank of Japan declined to take further action to shore up that...

Hillary Clinton joins Twitter

June 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton works from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. Clinton has joined Twitter,...

ABC’s ‘The Lookout’ a new outlet for ‘Nightline’

June 10, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This May 2013 publicity image released by ABC shows Bill weir, left, and Cynthia McFadden, of the news magazine show “The Lookout,” in New York. “The Lookout” emphasizes consumer issues with a mix of investigative and trend stories,...

Records show past turmoil in Calif. gunman’s home

June 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Debra and Russell Fine pose for a photo Sunday, June 9, 2013 in Santa Monica, Calif. Debra Fine, who was wounded Friday when shooting suspect John Zawahri went on a deadly rampage in Santa Monica, was released in good condition late Saturday from Ronald...