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Contest seeks underworldly names for 2 Pluto moons

February 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This file image provided by NASA on Feb. 22, 2006 from it’s Hubble Space Telescope shows Pluto and three of it’s five moons. Astronomers announced a contest Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 to name the two tiny moons of Pluto discovered over the past two years. Twelve choices are available at the website “plutorocks.” [&hellip...

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Army vet receiving Medal of Honor for Afghan fight

February 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Medal of Honor recipient, retired Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha is seen on stage during the ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, where President Barack Obama bestowed the medal. Romesha’s leadership during a...

Mississippi twister carves long path of wreckage

February 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Monday morning shows the destruction Sunday’s tornado caused to the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Miss., Feb. 11, 2013. Emergency officials said late Sunday that at least 10 people were injured in surrounding Forrest County and three...

Search for fugitive ex-cop sets region on edge

February 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows suspect Christopher Dorner, a former Los Angeles officer. Seeking leads in a massive manhunt, Los Angeles authorities on Sunday put up a $1 million reward for information leading to the...

AP Photos: Grammy Awards feature plenty of skin

February 10, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Katy Perry arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A warning not to show too much skin didn’t seem to deter the stars out Sunday for the Grammy Awards....

Hospital releases 3 New Orleans shooting victims

February 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This frame grab of a bystander’s video provided by the New Orleans Police Department shows one of the suspects, left, that police say they are seeking in a shooting that wounded four people on New Orleans’ famed Bourbon Street late Saturday, Feb....

New Yorkers tell of hours stranded on snowy roads

February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Abandoned cars on the Long Island Expressway after a snow storm on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in Islandia, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Stranded for hours on a snow-covered road, Priscilla Arena prayed, took out a sheet of loose-leaf...

The sound of NY Fashion Week: smartphones snapping

February 9, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Models walk the runway at the presentation of the Prabal Gurung Fall 2013 fashion collection during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) NEW YORK (AP) — Remember clapping? As in when a fashion designer puts on his...

Clear sky aids mountain hunt for fugitive ex-cop

February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies gather at the command post in Big Bear Lake, Calif, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Clear skies allowed aircraft with heat-sensing technology to aid scores of officers searching in the snow-covered San Bernardino...

Northeast storm disrupts schedule for sports teams

February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Grounds crews clear the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport in New York Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Airlines scratched more than 3,700 flights in the Northeast through Saturday as snow began falling in what was predicted to be a huge blizzard that could dump 1 to 3 feet of...