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Time for Plan B on ‘fiscal cliff?’

December 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio accuses President Barack Obama of not being serious about cutting government spending, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner is insisting that Obama wants far more in tax increases than spending reductions and appears willing to walk the economy “right up to [&hellip...

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Rice withdrawal sparks gender concerns on Cabinet

December 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 1, 2012 file photo shows former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel speaking in Omaha, Neb. The top contenders for the “big three” jobs in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet are white men, raising fresh concerns among Democratic...

Pot proponents hopeful, wary after Obama comments

December 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Dec. 5, 2012 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking at the Interior Department in Washington. The president says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview airing...

Review: New Google Maps boasts big improvements

December 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 file photo, the new Google Maps application is demonstrated in New York. The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps iPhone app. The release...

Man kills 26 at Conn. school, including 20 kids

December 14, 2012 • Local News, National NewsComments (0)

A woman waits to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday’s...

Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 28, 2012 file photo shows UN Ambassador Susan Rice leaving a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rice has withdrawn from consideration for secretary of state. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Susan Rice, the embattled...

Man accused in Ore. mall shooting had ‘weird look’

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Flags fly at half staff Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012, at the entrance to the scene of a multiple shooting Tuesday at Clackamas Town Center Mall in Portland, Ore. Jacob Tyler Roberts killed two people and himself in the shooting rampage. (AP Photo/Greg...

Night talks: Obama, Boehner meet on ‘fiscal cliff’

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, where he accused President Barack Obama of not being serious about cutting government spending. Boehner is insisting that Obama wants...

Senate takes step toward banning stalking software

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

ADDS THAT THE LEGISLATION WAS APPROVED BY THE COMMITTEE – FILE – In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Senate Privacy, Technology and the Law subcommittee Chairman Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. presides over the subcommittee’s hearing on...

Sick girl who left Phoenix hospital appears safe

December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file hospital surveillance photo released by the Phoenix Police Department on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, Norma Bracamontes escorts her 11-year-old daughter, Emily, a leukemia patient who had her arm amputated and a heart catheter inserted due...