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Officials: Sikh temple shooter white supremacist

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A woman sits with a candle during a vigil for the victims of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting, in Milwaukee, Sunday, Aug 5, 2012. An unidentified gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee in a rampage that left terrified congregants hiding in closets and others texting friends outside for help. [&hellip...

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Touchdown: NASA rover Curiosity lands on Mars

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity team member Miguel San Martin, Chief Engineer, Guidance, Navigation, and Control at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, left, celebrates with Adam Steltzner, MSL entry, descent and landing (EDL) of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL),...

Many wildfire evacuation orders lifted in Oklahoma

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Gov. Mary Fallin, left, hugs James Sparr who lost his home and busines, in the background, after wildfires burned across the state in Mannford, Okla., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Many Oklahoma residents...

Syrian forces vow 'decisive' showdown for Aleppo

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image made from a video released by the Baraa Brigades and accessed Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, a Free Syrian Army soldier, right, tells an Iranian man to display his identification cards in Damascus, Syria. Armed men in the video identify themselves as...

Obama embraces health care law after court ruling

August 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 23, 2010, file photo, President Barack Obama reacts to cheers as he and Vice President Joe Biden arrive in the East Room of the White House in Washington, for the signing ceremony for the health care bill. Obama, emboldened by the...

AP source: Loughner would get life in shooting

August 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This photo released Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, by the U.S. Marshal’s Service shows Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and left several others wounded, including then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle...

Kisses at Chick-fil-A to protest gay marriage view

August 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Gay rights groups and others protest and hold a “kiss-in” outside the Decatur, Ga., Chick-fil-A restaurant Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 as a public response to a company official who was quoted as supporting the traditional family unit. About two dozen...

THE RACE: Obama and Romney portray rival economies

August 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama talks about taxes, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in the Old Executive Office building of the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney...

US hiring picks up in July with 163,000 jobs added

August 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Aug. 2, 2012 photo, ironworker Stephen MacGray cuts a steel brace at the World Trade Center construction site, in New York. U.S. employers added 163,000 jobs in July, a hopeful sign after three months of sluggish hiring. The Labor Department said...

Avoiding Olympic spoilers is a sport of its own

August 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The United States’ Mariel Zagunis asks for a ruling in her match against Japan’s Seira Nakayama in the women’s individual sabre fencing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)...