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Tornado strikes beachfront neighborhood in NYC

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Overcome with emotion, cabana owner Janet Ryan sits on the porch at the Breezy Point Surf Club in the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, after her cabana sustained damage when a severe weather storm passed through the area. A tornado swept out of the sea and hit the beachfront neighborhood in [&hellip...

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Las Vegas tries to clean up X-rated litter

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

An unidentified couple on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk push a toddler in a stroller past a discarded pamphlet advertising exotic dancers on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Las Vegas officials have passed a litter ordinance requiring “handbillers” to pick up after...

Man fatally shoots 1, wounds other at Ky. meeting

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by Louisville Metro Corrections shows Mahmoud Hindi. Police say a man shot and killed one person and critically injured another at a homeowners association meeting at an eastern Louisville church. Louisville police spokeswoman Alicia...

Analysis: Weak jobs report delivers blow to Obama

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Orange City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The disappointing August jobs report raises yet another campaign...

Gloomy jobs report shadows race with 60 days left

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands during a campaign rally on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A dismal new snapshot of jobs in America shadowed the...

Romney, Obama in battle for working-class whites

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop in Orange City, Iowa, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are...

Shoppers meet Kardashian, Miss Piggy on night out

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Fashion models pose in the streets of Paris, Thursday Sept. 6 2012, with balloons during Fashion’s Night Out where fashion shops open their doors at night to encourage consumers to support the fashion industry. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) NEW YORK (AP)...

Obama: Recovery path hard, challenge ‘can be met’

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress...

Colombia president rejects FARC proposal for truce

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mauricio Jaramillo, a spokesman and top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, second from left, talks with FARC member Andres Paris during a press conference in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Colombia’s main leftist...

Not heard in Charlotte: TARP, stimulus, climate

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Iowa delegate Alice Boyd wears an American flag themed outfit at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They are the missing pages of a convention story line, ideas...