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Obama: ‘No excuse’ for health care signup problems

October 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama gestures while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul. Obama acknowledged that the widespread problems with his health care law’s rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues. (AP...

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Nev. student opens fire, kills teacher and himself

October 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bianca Flores is comforted by her sisters following the shooting that left two dead, including the shooter, at Sparks Middle School Monday Oct. 21, 2013. A student at the school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and...

Philanthropist on trial in money laundering case

October 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, El Paso lawyer and philanthropist Marco Antonio Delgado is escorted out of the El Paso County Jail in El Paso, Texas. Jury selection for the trial of Delgado, who faces charges of conspiring to launder money for a...

Escaped Fla. prisoners grilled: Who helped you?

October 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This police booking mug shot provided by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office shows escaped convict Joseph Jenkins. Police recaptured Jenkins and Charles Walker, both 34, Saturday, Oct, 19, 2013, in a Panama City, Fla. motel. Jenkins and Walker both...

Some NJ gay couples plan weddings, others delayed

October 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A crowd of about 150 people gathered on the lawn in front of Garden State Equality Friday Oct. 18, 2013, in Montclair, N.J. The state Supreme Court ruled that the state must begin granting same-sex marriage licenses. (AP Photo/Joe Epstein) TRENTON, N.J. (AP)...

For Obama, a frustrating health care rollout

October 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

File- Thgis Oct. 17, 2013 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Administration officials say about 476,000 health insurance applications have been filed through federal and state exchanges,...

Republicans making ‘Obamacare’ their next target

October 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct. 18, 2013, self-employed photographer Michael Weaver works the sidelines of a high school football game in Jerseyville, Ill. “We need to stop the arguing and move forward to make it work.” It took him about a week and half of...

Work begins on Calif. bullet train, locals angry

October 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, a freight train travels south alongside Highway 99 near Livingston, Calif. Construction of the nation’s first high-speed rail system is slated to begin in Fresno promising to create construction jobs and link...

Authorities capture 2 Fla. prisoners at motel

October 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Lillie Danzy, front left, mother of escaped inmate Charles Walker, with her husband Jeff Danzy, second from left, and family supporters and members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office listen as Henry Pearson, center, uncle of escaped inmate Joseph...

Ga. to review tough death penalty provision

October 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill. Georgia, the first state to pass a law prohibiting the execution of mentally disabled death row inmates, is revisiting a requirement for...