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Wis. archdiocese no longer paying priests to leave

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2012, file photo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to the press after prayer services at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee confirmed Wednesday, May 30, 2012, that it had a policy to pay suspected pedophile priests to leave the ministry. The policy was crafted under Dolan [&hellip...

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Defense of Marriage Act heads to US Supreme Court

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 23, 2009 file photo, Keegan O’Brien of Worcester, Mass., leads chants as members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community protest the Defense of Marriage Act outside a Democratic National Committee fundraiser...

Women recall brutal attack on Giants fan

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Defendant Marvin Norwood appears in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Los Angeles. Norwood and co-defendant Louie Sanchez are accused of beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium after a baseball...

Edwards acquitted on 1 count, mistrial on others

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards speaks outside a federal courthouse as his daughter, Cate Edwards, left, and father Wallace Edwards, listen after his campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial Thursday, May 31, 2012 in Greensboro, N.C. Jurors...

Thousands take part in tsunami drill in US town

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A sign points people to the evacuation route in case of a tsunami on Thursday, May 31, 2012 in Charleston, Ore. Authorities expected thousands of people to take park in a tsunami drill Thursday in the Oregon coastal communities of Charleston, Coos Bay and...

Police: Suspect in Seattle slayings shot self

May 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A police officer runs across a street in the University district in Seattle close to where a gunman killed two people and critically wounded three others at a cafe Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Not long after a gunman opened fire at the cafe in the north Seattle...

New lab turns SD gold town into scientific hub

May 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A sign welcomes visitors to a lab 4,850 feet beneath the earth on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. The Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, S.D., will house the world’s most sensitive dark-matter detector. Scientists say that the lab _ housed inside...

Sex offenders fight for right to use Facebook

May 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided Aug. 11, 2010, by the United States Marshals Service shows Trevor Shea of Mechanicsburg, Md., who was sentenced to 33 years in federal prison in January, 2012, after pleading guilty to seven counts of production...

ACLU lawsuit challenges Ill. gay marriage ban

May 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Camilla Taylor, marriage project director for Lambda Legal, speaks at a news conference, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Chicago. More than two dozen gay Illinois couples who say it’s unconstitutional for the state to deny them the right to marry and will file...

Europe worries stalk Wall Street; Dow loses 161

May 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Specialist Michael Pistillo center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Fear about Europe’s financial stability caused traders to retreat from most investments seen as risky Wednesday, punishing U.S....