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Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases

June 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 23, 2013 file photo, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Army is slashing the number of combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the county as it moves forward with the long-planned [&hellip...

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Obama opens 2nd-term drive against climate change

June 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama gestures during a speech on climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy...

Texas prepares to execute 500th inmate

June 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Kimberly McCarthy, who is on death row in Texas for the 1997 killing of a neighbor during a robbery. McCarthy is scheduled to be executed on June 26 and would be...

Blackhawks stage late rally to win Stanley Cup

June 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews hoists the Stanley Cup after defeating the Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 6 to win the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — An NHL-record unbeaten streak...

Send him back: US urges nations to return Snowden

June 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama, right, sit across from Steve Case, right, Chairman and CEO, Revolution LLc, and other CEOs, business owners and entrepreneurs during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 24, 2013, to discuss...

‘I Am Legend’ author Richard Matheson dies at 87

June 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This 2004 photo shows writer Richard Matheson. Matheson, the prolific sci-fi and fantasy writer whose “I Am Legend” was transformed into a film three times, died Sunday, June 23, 2013. He was 87. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Beatrice de Gea) NO...

Change in weather needed at Colorado fire

June 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The sun sets through wildfire smoke Sunday, June 23, 2013, near Monte Vista, Colo. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said. (AP...

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Fla. shooting

June 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Don West, a defense attorney for George Zimmerman describes the shooting of Trayvon Martin to the jury while holding an evidence photo of a gun during opening statements in Zimmerman’s trial in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Monday, June 24,...

Documents show IRS also screened liberal groups

June 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 6, 2013 file photo, acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Werfel unveils his plan to fix an agency besieged by scandal. President Barack Obama ordered Werfel to conduct a 30-day review of the...

Blackhawks move within 1 win of Stanley Cup title

June 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Boston Bruins right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) reacts after a goal by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) CHICAGO (AP) — It’s all so...