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Andy Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Philadelaphia Eagles coach Andy Reid addresses the media during a news conference at NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Reid returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son’s funeral. (AP Photo/The Express-Times, Stephen Flood) BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Andy Reid returned to the Philadelphia...

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Census seeks changes in how it measures race

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 15, 2010, file photo, copies of the 2010 Census forms are seen during a news conference in Phoenix to kickoff a national drive as Census forms are mailed to everyone. To keep pace with rapidly changing notions of race, the Census...

Romney says Obama favors 'culture of dependency'

August 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo taken Aug. 7, 2012 shows Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigning in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Barack Obama’s backers roll out a new ad assailing Mitt Romney’s business record at Bain Capital,...

Kerrigan's brother wants to go back to Mass. jail

August 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 23, 2011 photo, defendant Mark Kerrigan sits in court during his trial at Middlesex Superior Court, in Woburn, Mass. Kerrigan, brother of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, was later convicted of assault and battery in the January...

Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90

August 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This 2008 photo released courtesy of Steven Crist shows Judith Crist at a restaurant on Long Island, N.Y. Crist, a blunt and popular film critic in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 at her Manhattan home. She was 90. She was a...

Sharon Osbourne in reality show battle with NBC

August 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 15, 2012 file photo shows Sharon Osbourne at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Osbourne says she’s ready to say goodbye to “America’s Got Talent.” Osbourne took to Twitter on Tuesday, addressing...

Michelle Obama heads back to Leno's stage

August 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2012 file image originally released by NBC shows first lady Michelle Obama speaking with host Jay Leno during an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” in Burbank, Calif. NBC announced Monday, Aug. 6, that...

NASA releases low-res video of Mars rover descent

August 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jennifer Trosper, Mars Science Laboratory, MSL mission manager, JPL, adjusts the high-gain antenna on a rover model during a news briefing on the last data and imagery from Sol 1 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Monday, August 6,...

Gunman in Sikh temple attack was white supremacist

August 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 photo shows a duplex home in Cudahy, Wis. where Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting suspect, Wade Michael Page, lived upstairs. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Before he strode into a Sikh temple with a 9mm handgun...

Are you happy? Ben Bernanke wants to know

August 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2012 file photo, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Budget Committee. Bernanke says data that show the U.S. economy in recovery doesn’t fully capture the...