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Immigration suddenly roiling presidential contest

June 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the G20 Summit, Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in Los Cabos, Mexico. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No longer a backburner issue, immigration is roiling the presidential contest as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney seek to court the nation’s swelling Hispanic...

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Police: Texas hotel shooting suspect not talking

June 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS THAT DAVIAN IS THE CHILD THAT DIED – This photo provided by Laredo, Texas, Police shows Demond Bluntson. Bluntson, 36, was charged Wednesday, June 20, 2012 with capital murder and aggravated assault in Laredo where police say he fatally shot...

Sandusky defense rests on 3rd day in abuse case

June 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The defense has rested in Sandusky’s child sexual abuse trial. Sandusky is charged with 51 counts of...

Epic clash nearing over tax boosts, spending cuts

June 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama, left, greets Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon as they pose for pictures during the opening ceremony of the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, June 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) WASHINGTON (AP) — A budget showdown...

Deaths on Alaska mountain show search challenges

June 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This June 16, 2012 photo provided by the National Park Service shows the initial view into the crevasse where a search party looked for missing climbers on Mount McKinley at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Four Japanese climbers swept into a...

World leaders weigh stimulus vs. austerity at G-20

June 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the G20 Summit, Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in Los Cabos, Mexico. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — With major European...

Romney says Rubio being 'thoroughly vetted'

June 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney makes a statement on vice presidential vetting Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in Holland, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said...

911 call details moments after King found in pool

June 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Rialto police detective Carla McCullough, right, and a photographer conduct an investigation at Rodney King’s home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the...

Microsoft's 'Surface' tablet aims for productivity

June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Steven Sinofsky, the president of Microsoft’s Windows division holds “Surface”, a new tablet computer at Hollywood’s Milk Studios in Los Angeles Monday, June 18, 2012. The 9.3 millimeter thick tablet comes with a kickstand to hold it...

Baseball's Roger Clemens acquitted of all charges

June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Debbie Clemens, left, smiles while leaving federal court with her husband, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, in Washington, Monday, June 18, 2012, after he was acquitted on all charges by a jury that decided that he didn’t lie to...