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Charges unlikely for man who shot at Okla. teens

March 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department shows Kenneth Chaffin. Two heavily armed teenage friends from Oklahoma drove hundreds of miles in a stolen pickup to a small town near Dallas where they were fatally shot during an apparent home invasion, a sheriff’s official said Thursday, March 21, 2013. Chaffin, 17, and...

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Poll: low-wage workers, bosses at odds on training

March 21, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, May 24, 2012, file photo, employee Rosy Tirado pulls a pepperoni pizza from an oven at a Pizza Patron Dallas, Texas. While lower-wage American workers have accounted for the lion’s share of the jobs created since the...

Obama health law anniversary finds two Americas

March 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2013 file photo, Maria Webster joins others protesting Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s stance on health care outside the state capitol in Austin, Texas, where Perry was to deliver the state of the state address. Three years, two...

Amazon CEO recovers Apollo engines from Atlantic

March 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided by Bezos Expeditions shows a thrust chamber of an Apollo F-1 engine on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in March 2013. An expedition led by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos pulled up two rocket engines, including this one, that helped boost Apollo...

Fed stands by stimulus, sees stronger US economy

March 21, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the news conference of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. In a statement after a two-day meeting, the Fed stood by its plan to keep short-term rates at record...

Fed is expected to maintain stimulative programs

March 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – The Federal Reserve Building is seen in Washington Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 file photo. Don’t expect the Federal Reserve to let up in its drive to keep stimulating the economy with record-low interest rates. Not yet, anyway. That’s the...

Mich. woman, 75, convicted of murdering grandson

March 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this March 13, 2013 file photo, Sandra Layne testifies in the Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac, Mich. The 75-year-old Detroit-area woman was convicted of second-degree murder on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, for shooting her 17-year-old grandson six...

Commander: Contingency plans under way for Syria

March 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, USMC, Commander, U.S. Southern Command, right, accompanied by, from left, Adm. James G. Stavridis, commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, and Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., commander, U.S. Northern...

Sanford advances to GOP runoff in House race in SC

March 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford addresses supporters in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, after advancing to the GOP primary runoff in a race for a vacant South Carolina congressional seat. Sanford, trying to make a political comeback, was...

Family says NJ overreacted to boy’s gun photo

March 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS BOY’S AGE TO 10 – This undated photo provided by Shawn Moore shows his son Josh, 10, holding a rifle his father gave him for his 11th birthday, at their home in Carneys Point, N.J. The Moore family claims this photo, posted on Facebook,...