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NJ train derailment tips tankers, sickens dozens

December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Several cars lay in the water after a freight train derailed in Paulsboro, N.J., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. People in three southern New Jersey towns were told Friday to stay inside after the freight train derailed and several tanker cars carrying hazardous materials toppled from a bridge and into a creek. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) PAULSBORO, [&hellip...

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Analysis: Obama, Boehner seek cliff talks leverage

December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama looks a rollercoaster with from left, K’Nex inventor Joel Glickman, robotics expert Joao Silver, and chief executive officer Michael Araten and during a visit to th K’Nex factory in Hatfield, Pa. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012....

‘Not awkward’: Vilma, Smith, Williams face-to-face

December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue arrives at an attorney’s office in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, to take part in a hearing of the pay-for-pain bounty system with the New Orleans Saints. Friday’s session is part of the latest round of...

US government releases once-secret Watergate files

December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 31, 1973 black-and-white file photo shows U.S. District Court Judge John Sirica in his office in Washington. The National Archives is publishing for the first time more than 850 pages of once-secret documents from the Watergate...

Gilda’s Club name change insult to late comedian?

November 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A framed image of comedian Gilda Radner hangs on the wall inside the cancer support group Gilda’s Club Madison on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in Middleton, Wis. The Madison-area chapter of the national group is the latest to change its name to the Cancer...

AP source: Strauss-Kahn, NY hotel maid to settle

November 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 4, 2012 photo, former International Monetary Fund leader, Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters a building prior to his lecture in the Ukrainian Diplomatic Academy in Kiev, Ukraine. A person familiar with the case says the former...

Army GI says Quantico restrictions were ‘absurd’

November 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, second from right, steps out of a security vehicle as he is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, for a pretrial hearing. Manning is charged with aiding the enemy by causing hundreds of thousands of...

Kim Kardashian divorce inches toward trial

November 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 31, 2011 file photo shows Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries attending a party thrown in their honor at Capitale in New York. Kardashian’s attorney Laura Wasser told a judge on Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012 that the reality starlet is...

In elf ears and wizard hats, ‘Hobbit’ fans rejoice

November 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Cast members Barry Humphries, left, who plays Great Goblin, his wife Lizzie Spender, center, and Sylvester McCoy who plays Radagast, on the red carpet at the premiere of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” at the Embassy Theatre, in Wellington,...

NJ spruce lights up as Rockefeller Center tree

November 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 file photo, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is suspended by a crane in preparation to be raised at Rockefeller Center, in New York. The 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy will be lit...