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Waters recede in Louisiana, leaving sopping mess

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Several men try to free this grounded yacht on Twin Lake, near Diamondhead, Miss., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Area residents often anchor their boats during storms in lake. Strong winds and high waters caused by Isaac forced the grounding. A house boat was demolished nearby. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) BELLE CHASE, La. (AP) — Floodwaters [&hellip...

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Israelis say UN report strengthens Iran warnings

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 photo, two Israeli women drink coffee in a shopping mall after collecting their gas mask from a distribution center in Jerusalem. A new U.N. report adds credibility to Israel’s warnings about Tehran’s nuclear...

First since '52: No talk of war in GOP speech

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 15, 1996 file photo, Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole delivers his acceptance speech during the Republican National Convention in San Diego. Mitt Romney did not mention the war in Afghanistan, where 79,000 US troops are...

Now comes Obama's turn; tight campaign at a pivot

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talks with local residents during a tour of areas flooded hurricane Isaac, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Jean Lafitte, La. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) — His convention...

Why world markets focus on tiny Jackson Hole, Wyo.

August 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE- In this August 27, 2010, file photo, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, left, and Donald L. Kohn, governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, walk along the veranda of the Jackson Lake Lodge with the Grand Tetons in the distance, at the start of...

Romney makes his case: 'Need jobs, lots of jobs'

August 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Michigan delegate Linda Lee Tarver from Lansing wipes away her tears during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White...

Romney appealing to disappointed Obama voters

August 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney looks over the podium position during a sound check at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney has a...

Defense: Shooting suspect made call before attack

August 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Assistant District Attorney Karen Pearson leads the prosecution team into court for a motions hearing for suspected theater shooter James Holmes in district court in Centennial, Colo., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. Holmes has been charged in the shooting at the...

Govt won't bring charges over CIA interrogations

August 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this undated photo released by Habib Rahman, Gul Rahman is shown. Gul Rahman died in the early hours of Nov. 20, 2002, after being shackled to a cold concrete wall in a secret CIA prison in northern Kabul, Afghanistan, known as the Salt Pit. He was...

LeAnn Rimes sues over phone call; enters treatment

August 31, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – This April 1, 2012 file photo shows country singer and actess LeAnn Rimes arriving at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Rimes is getting professional help for anxiety and stress. Her publicist, Marcel Pariseau, says...