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DreamWorks Animation SKG founders donate $90M

October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. shows Steven Spielberg, left, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen, right, whose last names represent the “SKG” in DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., said Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, they are donating $30 million each to the Motion Picture and Television Fund. (AP Photo/DreamWorks Animation...

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Dirty shoes? How did steroids get contaminated?

October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, a delivery man walks up to the door of New England Compounding in Framingham, Mass. Federal and state investigators have been tightlipped about any problems they may have seen at the pharmacy whose steroid...

Similar names create trouble in prostitution case

October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Retired sheriff’s deputy Paul Main poses in his shop at his home Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 in Alfred, Maine. Main’s phone has been ringing off the hook since a person with his same name, accused of visiting a prostitute in Kennebunk, was released on...

Clinton takes Benghazi responsibility; GOP unmoved

October 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks after a meeting with Peru’s President Ollanta Humala in Lima, Peru, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Taking responsibility for security at the U.S. consulate in Libya where an attack by extremists last month...

S. Dakota executes inmate who killed prison guard

October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Lynette Johnson, the wife of slain prison guard Ronald “R.J.” Johnson, speaks to reporters after the execution of 50-year-old Eric Robert, her husband’s killer, on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Robert and another inmate, Rodney Berget, killed Ron...

McNamara’s personal effects coming to auction

October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a Nov. 17, 1961 file photo, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara holds a news conference at the Pentagon. A collection of private papers, letters and personal memorabilia that belonged to McNamara, who played a central role in the Cuban...

White House mulls how to strike over Libya attack

October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 11, 2011 file photo, U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel in Benghazi, Libya, where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders. Stevens, who became the U.S. ambassador to Libya in June...

Clinton says consulate security her responsibility

October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pauses while delivering a speech after meeting Peru’s President Ollanta Humala in Lima, Peru, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Taking responsibility for security at the U.S. consulate in Libya where an attack by...

Navy says submarine, Aegis cruiser collide

October 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy the Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) arrives in Souda Harbor Nov. 24, 2007 for a routine port visit. The USS Montpelier and USS San Jacinto collided at approximately 3:30 p.m. EDT....

AP PHOTOS: Skydiver’s supersonic, 24-mile jump

October 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This image provided by Red Bull Stratos shows pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria as he jumps out of the capsule during the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, Baumgartner shattered the...