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Transit strike to enter 2nd day in SF Bay area

July 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers including Joe Bomberger, left, picket the Lake Merritt station on Monday, July 1, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Negotiations between the two largest unions representing more than 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and BART management broke off late Sunday despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a [&hellip...

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Death Valley temp may tie June record

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Eight-year-old Willie Fitts holds his nose as he dips his head in the spray of a fountain at the Red Ridge Park kids water park in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Saturday’s daytime high was expected to reach 117 degrees, which is the city’s...

More than 1,000 mourn 19 Ariz. firefighters

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Gina Martinez, center, and Chase Madrid, center right, comfort each other during a memorial service for 19 firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew that were killed battling a wildfire, Monday, July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. Madrid is a former...

Archdiocese documents show priests paid to leave

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Peter Isely, the Midwest Director of SNAP ( The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests), speaks to reporters outside the steps of the the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Milwaukee regarding documents the Archdiocese of Milwaukee released Monday, July 1,...

Hollywood helps turn Gettysburg hill into top site

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, June 29, 2013 photo, Luke Johnson, 6, left, and his brother Andrew Johnson, 5, of Carterville, Ill., play after a re-enactment during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, at Bushey Farm in...

House takes up own immigration fix, no citizenship

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken June 27, 2013, House Minority Leader, Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California, speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference in Washington. The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday, June 30, that any attempt at...

New NSA spying allegations rile European allies

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this picture, taken Saturday June 29, 2013, a demonstrator protests with a poster against NSA in Hanover, Germany. Germany’s top justice official says reports that U.S. intelligence bugged European Union offices remind her of “the methods used...

July 4th fireworks scrapped at a number of bases

July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE -This Dec. 2, 2005 file photo shows cars entering the main gate at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C. The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the skies over a number of the nation’s military bases, where budget cuts and furloughed...

Southwest bakes in 115 to 120-degree heat

June 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Tourists walk in the shade of trees along The Strip in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Saturday’s daytime high was expected to reach 117 degrees, which is the city’s all-time high. It was 108 at noon Saturday in Sin City. (AP Photo/Julie...

Gay marriage opponents ask court to intervene

June 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Cynthia Wides, right, and Elizabeth Carey file for a marriage certificate at City Hall in San Francisco, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Dozens of gay couples have lined up outside City Hall in San Francisco as clerks have resumed issuing same-sex marriage licenses...