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FAMU holds first home game without famed band

September 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Robert Champion, a drum major in Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band, performs during halftime of a football game in Orlando, Fla. The parents of Robert Champion held a news conference in Atlanta, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, to voice their disappointment at FAMU’s response to...

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NHL on ice: Lockout all but set with no bargaining

September 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Carolina Hurricanes’ Eric Staal leaves the locker room after an informal workout for the NHL hockey team at Raleigh Center Ice on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Raleigh, N.C. Staal was taking his gear, which is normally stored in the lockers, with him as...

Calif. filmmaker: I won’t return to besieged home

September 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney Steve Seiden speaks to reporters outside at a home believed to belong to the filmmaker associated with an anti-Muslim film, that has caused controversy and violence throughout the Middle East and elsewhere, in the Los Angeles suburb of Cerritos,...

Obama, Romney square off on China, jobs

September 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is seen in silhouette as he boards his campaign charter plane while the sun sets in Cleveland, Ohio, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, after holding a campaign rally and fundraising events. (AP...

Pro sports more gay-friendly as athletes speak out

September 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this July 28, 2012 photo, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is shown at NFL football training camp in Mankato, Minn. NFL punters are only seen on fourth down, and heard from less than that. But with a constitutional gay marriage ban on Minnesota’s...

Egan-Jones cuts US debt rating to AA- from AA

September 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE-In this July 18, 2012 file photo, credit card logos are seen on a downtown storefront as a pedestrian passes in Atlanta. Egan-Jones announced Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, that it is downgrading its rating on U.S. debt to AA- from AA, citing Federal Reserve...

Negotiators have ‘framework’ to end Chicago strike

September 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago teachers union, left, is greeted by a union member after her meeting with the union’s House of Delegates Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Chicago. Lewis told the delegates that a “framework” was in place to...

Anger for Islam ties players behind prophet film

September 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A religious figure, shoes and a newspaper lie at the steps of the suburban Los Angeles home believed to be that of filmmaker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. Federal authorities have identified Nakoula, a self-described Coptic Christian, as...

Foreign policy at forefront is a Romney hurdle

September 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 12, 2012, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney makes comments on the killing of U.S. embassy officials in Benghazi, Libya, while speaking in Jacksonville, Fla. With protests at U.S. embassies and...

Neil Armstrong, 1st to walk on moon, buried at sea

September 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

U.S. Navy personnel carry the remains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial at sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean. Armstrong, who died last month in Ohio at age 82, walked on the...