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Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending sell-off

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, photo, Luke Scanlon, left, of MND Partners Inc. works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Financial markets settled down Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, after the turmoil of the previous day when concerns over the U.S. fiscal situation combined with renewed worries over the [&hellip...

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Fiscal cliff: Impasse on tax rates is big hurdle

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 7, 2012, photo House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress at the Capitol in Washington. President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an...

Weekly US jobless claims fall to 355K last week

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, photo, Carmen Nazario of Albany, N.Y., fills out an employment application during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y. The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally...

NYC, Long Island to ration gas to ease fuel crunch

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Police officers help keep order at a Hess gas station in the Brooklyn borough of New York where gas is still scarce, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Fuel shortages and distribution delays that led to gas hoarding have prompted New York City and Long Island to...

Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 7, 2012 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party, in Chicago. Fresh from his re-election, President Barack Obama will embark on a trip to Southeast Asia and become the first U.S. president to visit...

Claims about flood-damaged cars aren’t true

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE -In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, cars are submerged at the entrance to a parking garage in New York’s Financial District in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. Alarming claims that hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged cars from...

Pot votes in 2 states challenge US drug war

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Medical marijuana is packaged for sale in 1-gram packages at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Seattle. After voters weighed in on election day, Colorado and Washington became the first states to...

Powerful quake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Firefighters transport a wounded resident into a public hospital after he was injured in a magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck in San Marcos, Guatemala, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. The mountain village, some 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the epicenter, suffered...

Motive unclear in shooting at Calif. chicken plant

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Fresno police officers look over the area where a man killed himself after shooting people in his workplace that killed at least one person and wounded several others at Valley Protein, formally known as Apple Valley Farms Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Fresno,...

Man behind anti-Muslim film sentenced to prison

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Steve Seiden, attorney for Mark Basseley Youssef, speaks after a hearing for his client at U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Youssef was sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud...