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Christie smells setup, won’t answer Twinkie query

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 13, 2012 file photo shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a news conference in Trenton, N.J. Threatened with repeal just weeks ago, President Barack Obama’s health care law now appears on track in close to half the states, with others playing catch-up and the administration readying a fallback for states [&hellip...

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2 missing, 4 badly burned in Gulf platform fire

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This aerial photograph shows damage from an explosion and fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Four people were transported to a hospital with critical burns and two were missing. (AP...

Hamas targets Jerusalem in major escalation

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A Palestinian Hamas militant walks in the rubble of the destroyed house of Hamas militant Mohammad Abu Shmala, following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.(AP Photo/Eyad Baba) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian...

Petraeus: CIA blamed terrorists for Libya attack

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, right, followed by security agents, enters his home in Arlington, Va., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, after testifying on Capitol Hill before closed-door sessions of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees regarding the...

Texas parade honoring war heroes ends in tragedy

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Bystanders react as emergency personnel work the scene where a trailer carrying wounded veterans in a parade was struck by a train in Midland, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. “Show of Support” president and founder Terry Johnson says there are...

Automakers bet on pickup surge

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks at a news conference at the Mack I Engine Plant in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Chrysler plans to add 1,250 jobs at three Detroit-area factories in the near future. Most of the jobs are for a third...

4 dead, 17 hurt when train hits Texas vets parade

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Bystanders react as emergency personnel work the scene where a trailer carrying wounded veterans in a parade was struck by a train in Midland, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. “Show of Support” president and founder Terry Johnson says there are...

Wal-Mart and Target: A tale of 2 discounters

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE-In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, file photo, shoppers at a Target store in Chicago check the receipts of their purchases. Target’s third-quarter net income climbed 15 percent, helped by a gain related to the pending sale of its credit-card...

BP agrees to pay $4.5B; 3 employees charged

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, center, arrives at a press conference followed by Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West, far left, and lead by Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer, top right, to speak about the 2010...

More American workers to pick their insurance

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by Bloom Health shows the Bloom Health website. In a major shift in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage, companies such as Sears Holdings Corp. and Darden Restaurants Inc. are giving employees a fixed amount of money and...