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Obama, Romney allies square off on foreign policy

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. greets the crowd at an campaign event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of their final presidential debate, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama — through their allies — squared off Sunday over which candidate would [&hellip...

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Romney won’t say if he’s open to 1-on-1 Iran talks

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney laughs as he watches a flag football game between between reporters that cover Romney, and Romney staff on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 in Delray Beach, Fla. Romney took a short break from...

In Cuban missile showdown, 2 brothers’ own crisis

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jose Ignacio Castro Toirac, left, listens as his brother Julio De-Castro Toirac recounts the events that took place during the Cuban Missile Crisis in Oct., 1962, in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Unbeknownst to one another, Julio and Jose...

Psst, taxes go up in 2013 for 163 million workers

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2012 file photo, House Ways and Means Committee member, Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, makes a comment during a meeting of the Payroll Tax conferees, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A temporary reduction in Social Security...

George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 14, 1972 file photo, Sen. George S. McGovern with his wife, Eleanor, and Sen. Thomas F. Eagleton with his wife, Barbara Ann, stand before the Democratic National Convention delegates who chose them to try to capture the White House...

Pregnant NY woman set to marry was fatally stabbed

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Memorial candles sit in front of the house where Vindalee Smith was murdered in New York, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Smith, 38, who was eight months pregnant, was found stabbed to death Saturday in her apartment, the day before her wedding, police said. (AP...

Dad, 4-year-old killed in Calif. shooting; 3 hurt

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police officers respond to the scene where a man, wearing a mask, set a duplex on fire and then shot five members of a family on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 in Inglewood, Calif. A father and his 4-year-old son were killed and a woman and two other young children...

‘War on coal’ label obscures battlefield realities

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this April 2010 photo, miners watch as a piece of equipment passes by in the Tech Leasing and Rebuild Inc. Mine #1 in Buchanan County, Va. Once, coal miners were literally at war with their employers. Today, their descendants are allies in a rhetorical war...

Romney ups criticism of Obama’s second-term plans

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left in front of bus, gives a thumbs-up to supporters as he arrives for a campaign rally at the Valley View Campgrounds in Belmont, Ohio, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, where he talked about economic...

Armstrong says last few weeks ‘difficult’

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Livestrong CEO and president Doug Ulman discusses the future of the organization, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Austin, Texas. Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett) AUSTIN,...