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Former astronaut Armstrong has heart surgery

August 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, file photo provided by NASA, Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong speaks at a celebration dinner honoring John Glenn in Columbus, Ohio. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, is recovering from heart surgery days after his 82nd birthday, a NASA spokesman said Wednesday, Aug. 8, [&hellip...

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Komen founder to step down as chief executive

August 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 23, 2009 file photo, Nancy Brinker, founding chair of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. Brinker, who has long been the public face of the charity, will relinquish her chief...

CDC: 158 cases of new swine flu strain from pigs

August 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Aug. 1, 2012 photo, a pig makes it’s way through the Swine Barn at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, there’s been a five-fold increase of cases of a new strain of...

Pa. road crew paints yellow line over dead raccoon

August 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by Sean McAfee from Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, shows a dead raccoon that McAfee saw with the road dividing line painted over it before he stopped his motorcycle to take the picture on Franklin Rd. in Johnstown, Pa. According to PennDOT...

Randy Travis arrested naked, charged with DWI

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Randy Travis, far right exits the Grayson County jail with an unknown person Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012, in Sherman, Texas, after being arraigned on charges of driving while intoxicated and retaliation. (AP Photo/The Herald Democrat, Chris Jennings) TV OUT; MAGS...

Obama: Romney would take health care back to 1950s

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama greets supporters at a campaign event at the University of Colorado Auraria Events Center, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Aurora, Colo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) DENVER (AP) — Seeking to rally a crucial constituency, President...

Mars crater where rover landed looks 'Earth-like'

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image released by NASA on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, a self portrait of NASA’s Curiosity rover was taken by its Navigation cameras, located on the now-upright mast. The camera snapped pictures 360-degrees around the rover. (AP Photo/NASA)...

Fire was refinery's latest air quality violation

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Firefighting crews continue to pour water onto a unit after a fire at a Chevron refinery on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 in Richmond, Calif. The fire, which sent plumes of black smoke over the San Francisco Bay area, erupted Monday evening in the massive Chevron...

Andy Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Philadelaphia Eagles coach Andy Reid addresses the media during a news conference at NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Reid returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son’s funeral. (AP...

Census seeks changes in how it measures race

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 15, 2010, file photo, copies of the 2010 Census forms are seen during a news conference in Phoenix to kickoff a national drive as Census forms are mailed to everyone. To keep pace with rapidly changing notions of race, the Census...