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Height of 1 World Trade Center debated in Chicago

November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A woman talking on a phone is seen through a window of a home in The Heights neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J., with One World Trade Center as a backdrop, Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, who tested the lights on Friday, said the beacon is packed with [&hellip...

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Protesters call for justice after porch killing

November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The front cover of a funeral service program for 19-year-old Renisha McBride at House of Prayer & Praise Cathedral in Detroit on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. McBride was shot and killed by a Dearborn Heights home owner in the early morning hours of Saturday,...

Q&A: More lenient lice policies bug some parents

November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Over the counter products for controlling head lice are photographed in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the...

New rule demands parity for mental health coverage

November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius applauds as she announces easier access to mental health care during an address at former First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s 29th annual mental health policy symposium at the Carter Center on Friday, Nov....

Potential Perry 2.0 Iowa return far quieter

November 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Polk County Republican Party fall fundraiser dinner at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Perry returned to Iowa for the first time since his presidential run last year. (AP Photo/Justin...

Obama: ‘I’m sorry’ Americans are losing insurance

November 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law. Obama says he’s sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep...

Not good enough: Math, reading scores up slightly

November 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, stands with Washington Mayor Vincent Gray, as he speaks to reporters during a visit to Malcolm X Elementary School in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Duncan announced that today’s fourth and eighth graders are...

Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

November 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., center, the Senate’s first openly gay member, is surrounded by fellow Democrats just before a historic vote on legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, Thursday, Nov. 7,...

Jason Carter to run for Ga. governor

November 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Georgia Sen. Jason Carter, D-Decatur, talks to members of the media after filing his formal candidacy papers to run for governor at the State Ethics Commission Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in Atlanta. Carter is the grandson of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter....

George Strait wins CMA entertainer of the year

November 6, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

George Strait performs at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP) FILE – In this April 25, 2012, file photo, Dr. Shirin Ebadi participates in the World Summit of...