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Gov’t weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes

November 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a passenger checks her cell phone before a flight in Boston. Federal regulators said Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, that rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them. The Federal Aviation Administration recently lifted restrictions on the...

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6,000 Arizona child abuse reports not investigated

November 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

CPS DES Director Clarence Carter shares what Gov. Brewer’s reaction was when he told her that CPS missed investigating 6,000 child abuse cases. He was speaking during a CPS oversight committee meeting at the state capitol Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. (AP...

Radel pleads guilty to cocaine charge, takes leave

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo taken with a cellphone shows Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel, R-Fla. leaving court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, leaving court after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and was sentenced to a year’s...

Fla. bullying case: Charges dropped against teens

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 file photo, pallbearers wearing anti-bullying T-shirts carry the casket of Rebecca Sedwick,12, to a waiting hearse as they exit the Whidden-McLean Funeral Home in Bartow, Fla. One of two teenage girls charged with...

Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama, thirld from left, sits with, from left, first lady Michelle Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former President Bill Clinton during a dinner in honor of the Presidential Medal of Freedom awardees at the Smithsonian...

Kerry: US and Karzai agree on language for pact

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2013 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington. Kerry says the U.S. and Afghanistan have reached an agreement on the final language of a bilateral security...

Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, center, walks between buildings during a tour at Facebook headquarters Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Menlo Park, Calif. From Google to Facebook to Apple, Lamothe spent the day on a whirlwind tour through Silicon...

Nuke troubles run deep; key officers “burned out”

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 15, 1997 file photo shows an Air Force missile crew commander standing at the door of his launch capsule 100-feet under ground where he and his partner are responsible for 10 nuclear-armed ICBM’s, in north-central Colorado....

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 file photo provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, emergency workers respond to a fire on a Tesla Model S electric car in Smyrna, Tenn. The National Highway Traffic Administration has opened an investigation into...

Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

COREECTS PHOTOGRAPHER NAME In this image provided by Maris Van Slyke, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, center, is helped off the slope at Copper Mountain, Colo., on...