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Remade Mideast poses new perils for Obama on trip

March 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 15, 2013, President Barack Obama walks past Marine One and heads to the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. On his second trip to the Middle East as U.S. commander in chief, Obama will confront a political and strategic landscape this week nearly unrecognizable from the one he [&hellip...

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Defense: Philly abortion doc’s case ‘a lynching’

March 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s defense attorney Jack McMahon walks to the Criminal Justice Center, Monday, March 18, 2013, in Philadelphia. Gosnell, an abortion doctor who catered to minorities, immigrants and poor women at the Women’s Medical Society, goes...

Lohan will go to rehab as part of plea deal

March 18, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Actress Lindsay Lohan, left, and her attorney Mark Heller appear at a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, March 18, 2013. Lohan accepted a plea deal on Monday in a misdemeanor car crash case that includes 90 days in a rehabilitation facility. The...

NYC plan would keep tobacco products out of sight

March 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Harry Patel, an employee of Blondie’s Deli and Grocery, talks on the phone while waiting for customers in New York, Monday, March 18, 2013. A new anti-smoking proposal would make New York the first city in the nation to keep tobacco products out of...

Bills seek end to farm animal abuse videos

March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 22, 2010 image from video provided by the United States Humane Society, a Hallmark Meat Packing slaughter plant worker is shown attempting to force a “downed” cow onto its feet by ramming it with the blades of a forklift...

Colleges track former students to boost degrees

March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this March 30, 2012 photo Allison Mitchell draws blood from Dwight Beeson at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Mitchell is one of nearly 300 Columbia College students who earned two-year associate degrees after the school...

2 killed when jet crashes in Indiana neighborhood

March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

South Bend police and fire officials examine the scene of a plane crash near the South Bend Regional Airport Sunday March 17, 2013 in South Bend, Ind. The private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed in a northern Indiana neighborhood,...

College mourns pregnant Pa. coach killed in crash

March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A lacrosse goal serves as a memorial for Seton Hill University’s women’s lacrosse coach Kristina Quigley on the school’s Greensburg, Pa. campus, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Coach Quigley and the tour bus driver were killed when a tour bus...

Ohio school rape trial closing, verdict Sunday

March 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Trent Mays, 17, left, talks with one of his defense lawyers, Brian Duncan before the start for the fourth day of his and co-defendant 16-year-old Ma’lik Richmond’s trial on rape charges in juvenile court on Saturday, March 16, 2013 in...

Pa. lacrosse team bus crashes; pregnant coach dies

March 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rescue personnel remove a tarp after a tour bus crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday, March 16, 2013 near Carlisle, Pa. Lacrosse players from Seton Hill University and three coaches were among the 23 people aboard when the bus crashed at about 9...