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US orders shutdown of bus company in Calif. crash

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, investigators work the scene where a tour bus collided with a pickup truck on Highway 38 north of Yucaipa, Calif., killing eight people. Federal regulators on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 ordered the tour bus operator, National City, Calif.-based Scapadas Magicas LLC, to immediately stop operating because its [&hellip...

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Stella! Ornery dog leads to $1M Idaho lottery win

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

John Polidori, a member of a group of 34 University of Utah maintenance workers who won $1 million in the Idaho Lottery, poses with a ceremonial check on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 outside the Idaho Lottery offices in Boise, Idaho with other members of the winning...

White House outlines deep cuts it may have to make

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 3, 2012 file photo shows the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington. Trying to ratchet up pressure on Congress, the White House on Friday detailed what it said would be the painful impact on the federal work...

Hacker gains access to Bush family emails, photos

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 26, 2008 file photo, President George W. Bush walks with his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. A criminal investigation is under way after a hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails...

Coal sales investigated by feds; no violations yet

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 22, 2006 file photo shows a coal mine seen from the air in northeast Wyoming near Gillette, Wyo. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 that federal review has so far found no evidence mining companies...

Obama salutes Panetta as he prepares to retire

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama hugs outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a Farewell Tribute for Panetta, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Calling it...

Blizzard threatens NYC, New England; 2 feet feared

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A pair of storms will combine off the Northeast coast, bringing heavy snow and strong winds throughout New England. Another storm will move into the West, bringing rain and high elevation snow from California through the Great Basin. BOSTON (AP) — A...

Mountain manhunt for ex-cop accused of killing 3

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Police respond in Riverside, Calif., early Thursday morning, Feb. 7, 2013, after one officer was killed and another critically wounded in a shootout with a murder suspect. Police were searching for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, who is...

Brennan defends drone strikes, even on Americans

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Protesters from CODEPINK, a group opposed to U.S. militarism, including co-founder Medea Benjamin, center, disrupt the start of the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing for John Brennan, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP...

NY Fashion Week opens with new fall trend: freedom

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A model walks the runway during the presentation of the Kenneth Cole Fall 2013 fashion collection during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — From delicate purple skirts to thigh-high boots in lizard,...