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Hurricanes hold election-year peril for candidates

August 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Aug, 31, 2005 file photo shows a man pushing his bicycle through flood waters near the Superdome in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina left much of the city under water. Hurricane responses by politicians mean avoiding disaster _ their own. Katrina’s legacy looms large as Isaac heads toward New Orleans and politicians [&hellip...

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Isaac threat to Gulf Coast well beyond New Orleans

August 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Adrian Wasik anxiously has his sail boat pulled from the Long Beach Marina in Long Beach, Miss., Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. Officials at the almost 300 slip marina made evacuation and vessel removal mandatory Monday, leaving an seaside ghost town as boaters...

Circumcision pluses outweigh risks: Pediatricians

August 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Aug. 23, 2012, photo, social worker Shannon Coyne poses for a portrait with her 11-month-old son in Philadelphia. Coyne and her husband decided against circumcision for their son. The nation’s most influential pediatricians group says the health...

Despite Isaac's soaking, Keys residents laid back

August 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Oren Eshel boards a storefront on Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Isaac’s winds are expected to be felt in the Florida Keys by sunrise Sunday morning. (AP...

Tracking Isaac: The latest on the storm's path

August 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Heavy storm clouds hover over the skyline of downtown Miami as Tropical Storm Isaac’s weather bands reach the Miami area aon Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. Isaac gained fresh muscle Sunday as it bore down on the Florida Keys, with forecasters warning it could...

Krall plays 'Fly Me to the Moon' for Armstrong

August 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by NASA shows Neil Armstrong. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A statement from the family says Armstrong died following...

Obama-Romney race is focused on 7 states

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Washington. Obama talked about the presidential race and Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the exclusive AP interview before heading...

Storm forces GOP to scrap first day of convention

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Washington. Obama talked about the presidential race and Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the exclusive AP interview before heading...

Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies at 82

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by NASA shows Neil Armstrong. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A statement from the family says Armstrong died following...

Airlines: You can't wear that

August 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Spring 2012 photo provided by a woman identified as Avital and made available to the blog Jezebel, Avital poses for a picture at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, showing what she was wearing after she says a Southwest Airlines gate agent...