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Conservative, gay rights group spar after shooting

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside the Family Research Council in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, after security guard at the lobbying group was been shot in the arm. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the Family Research Council. Police say one person has been taken into custody. (AP Photo/J. [&hellip...

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Big-name no-shows for the GOP, Dem conventions

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo, former US Vice President Al Gore speaks in Milan, Italy. Sarah Palin and George W. Bush won’t be in Tampa. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore aren’t making the trip to Charlotte. And scores of other...

Police seeking crash notification find 3 dead

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows a fatal crash Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, near Michigan City, Ind., which killed the drivers of two cars. Police say they found the bodies of a woman and her two children at a suburban Detroit home while they...

To fight West Nile, Dallas plans an aerial defense

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mosquito tech Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. The last time Dallas used aerial spraying to curb the mosquito population, Texas’ Lyndon Johnson was in the White House, Mission Control...

Official: Man criticized group before DC shooting

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside the Family Research Council in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, after security guard at the lobbying group was been shot in the arm. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the...

Thousands line up for right to work legally in US

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Immigrant Angel Eduardo Aguiluz, left, from Honduras, get help with documents and filling for the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals applications at Casa de Maryland in Langley Park, Md., on Wednesday Aug. 15, 2012. Thousands of young illegal immigrants lined...

Hernandez tosses perfect game in Seattle's 1-0 win

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez walks off the field after pitching a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in Seattle. The Mariners defeated the Rays 1-0 in the baseball game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) SEATTLE (AP) — His...

US economic recovery is weakest since World War II

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Greg Mann, an unemployed research analyst and real estate appraiser, is pictured at his home Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Braselton, Ga.. The recession that ended three years ago lingers on as the worst economic recovery since the Great Depression. (AP...

Drew Peterson judge again rebukes prosecutors

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Judge Edward Burmila enters the Will County Courthouse as Drew Peterson’s murder trial continues, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in Joliet, Ill. Lawyers for Peterson withdrew a motion for a mistrial today, allowing the former Illinois police officer’s...

Hard hits follow Romney promise to elevate debate

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a campaign event at Palo Verde High School on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just days ago, Republican presidential...