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NYPD monitoring of Muslim students sparks outrage

February 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2011 file photo, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg addresses an audience during an event hosted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT Collaborative Initiatives program on the schools campus, in Cambridge, Mass. Bloomberg is facing off with Yale University over efforts by the NYPD to monitor Muslim student groups....

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Sugarland attorneys: Injured Ind. fans share blame

February 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 28, 2011, file photo the American country music duo Sugarland, featuring vocalist Jennifer Nettles, right, and guitarist Kristian Bush perform a benefit concert in Indianapolis for victims of the Aug. 13 Indiana fair stage collapse....

Informant dubbed a 'trailer park Mata Hari'

February 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom sketch, a government informant, identified in court records as Rebecca Williams, testifies Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Phoenix in the trial of two white supremacist brothers charged with bombing a black city official. Williams, dubbed a...

Southern Baptist leaders OK 'Great Commission'

February 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 7, 2011 file photo, the headquarters of the Southern Baptist Convention is shown in Nashville, Tenn. The nation’s largest protestant denomination will definitely remain “Baptist,” but leaders are thinking about...

As Santorum seizes social issues, Romney demurs

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets employees at Meridian Bioscience in Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Philosophical differences between the top two...

Chicago school draws scrutiny over student fines

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Feb. 16, 2012, Noble Street College Prep CEO Mike Milke talks with student Gabriela Cervantes during school in Chicago. The school has drawn scrutiny some parents and advocacy groups for its policy of charging students $5 for detentions...

Sorvino to debut film funded by Pa. taxpayers

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This Nov. 17, 2010 photo shows actor Paul Sorvino at the the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2010 Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty in New York. Sorvino might finally be over his trouble with “The Trouble with Cali.”...

Obama takes tougher stance on higher education

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is...

Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign stop at the Christ Redeemer Church, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Cumming, Ga. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he...

Gingrich: Home states must wins for GOP candidates

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Maggie Cushman gives her grandfather Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich a hug after he spoke at a campaign stop Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 in Suwanee, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — Newt Gingrich said Sunday that...