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Lawyers: NYPD’s Muslim spying violates 1985 pact

February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, people walk below a New York Police Department security camera, upper left, which was placed next to a mosque on Fulton Street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York. Civil rights lawyers are telling a judge that the New York Police Department’s surveillance of [&hellip...

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Senate tries again to move anti-violence bill

February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate on Monday returned to the Violence Against Women Act, seeking to accomplish what Congress last year failed to do _ extend the federal...

Iraq War vet charged in fatal shooting of ex-SEAL

February 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 6, 2012, photo, former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper” poses in Midlothian, Texas. A Texas sheriff has told local newspapers that Kyle has been fatally shot along with another man on a gun range, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013....

Details emerge about man at center of Ala standoff

February 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jan Poland, center, walks in with son, Aaron and daughter Lydia to join friends and family to pay respects for Charles Albert Poland Jr., at the Ozark Civic Center on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Ozark, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — As an...

Paraguay presidential hopeful Oviedo dies in crash

February 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Supporters of the late Paraguayan presidential candidate Lino Cesar Oviedo react outside the morgue where his remains were taken after he died in a helicopter crash in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. Oviedo was returning with his bodyguard from a...

Obama says Boy Scouts should allow gays as members

February 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2013 file photo, Boy Scouts recite the Scout Oath during the annual Boy Scouts Parade and Report to State in the House Chambers at the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas. President Barack Obama said Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 that gays...

Conservatives make gun issue new rallying cry

February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Caleab Spencer of Newmarket, N.H. cheers during a rally to promote the right to bear arms in front of the Statehouse in Concord, N.H. Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. Speakers criticized Democrats in Washington for favoring new gun control laws following the...

Immigration bill splits GOP on national-local line

February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 29, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about immigration reform Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The immigration debate is threatening to split the Republican Party, pitting those who focus mainly on...

Bus hits overpass in Boston, injuring more than 30

February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter, firemen work to remove injured passengers from a bus that hit an bridge as it traveled along Soldiers Field Road in the Allston neighborhood of Boston Saturday night, Feb. 2, 2013. Officials...

Ala. town mourns for bus driver amid standoff

February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Members of the FBI team wait, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Midland City, Ala. Authorities said they still have an open line of communication with an Alabama man accused of abducting a 5-year-old child and holding him hostage in a bunker since Tuesday, Jan. 29....