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3 people missing after trains collide in Oklahoma

June 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Smoke rises from two cargo trains that collided two miles east of Goodwell, Okla. on Sunday, June 24, 2012. A total of four people were on the trains, and one was reportedly killed in the accident. (AP Photo/The Guymon Daily Herald, Trudy Hart) GOODWELL, Okla. (AP) — Three Union Pacific Railroad crewmembers were missing after [&hellip...

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Sandusky lawyers raise appeal issue on timing

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this booking photo released early Saturday morning June 23, 2012 by the Centre County Correctional Facility in Bellefonte, Pa., former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is shown. Sandusky was convicted on Friday, June 22, 2012,...

Utah wildfire keeps 2,300 people out of homes

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Bernie Pineda, right, of the U.S. Forest Service, uses a map to show the progress of a wildfire to Jeannine Larsen, far left, and Dan Erickson, who own a property in the Glacier View subdivision, and James Pearl, third from left, near Livermore, Colo., on...

Singles try to sniff out love at pheromone parties

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jessica Nguyen, right, reacts after smelling a shirt as Angela Abad-Santos looks on during a pheromone party, Friday, June 15, 2012, in Los Angeles. The get-togethers, which have been held in New York and Los Angeles and are planned for other cities, require...

Fire sparked by shooting evacuates homes in Utah

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Fire approaches homes near Saratoga Springs, Utah on Friday, June 22, 2012. About 1,000 homes are being evacuated after high winds kicked up a fire near a northern Utah dump. Fire officials were calling in additional aircraft to fight the fast-moving fire...

Obama to Hispanics on immigrants: I see my kids

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials’ Annual Conference at the Walt Disney World Resort, Friday, June 22, 2012, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP)...

Agent: Chemicals found in Saudi man's apartment

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Randall County, Texas, Sheriff’s Department shows Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari. A jury was selected Thursday, June 21, 2012, for the trial of the Saudi man who is accused of gathering bomb components with the intention of...

Oil, soap used to free stuck baby raccoon in Mich.

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Wednesday, June 20, 2012 photo released by the Dearborn Heights Department of Public Works, a young raccoon’s head is shown stuck in a storm drain cover in Dearborn Heights, Mich. Dearborn Heights Department of Public Works employees, using some...

Hill bargainers: Student loan deal seems near

June 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2012, in Washington, to call on Congress to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling on July 1. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional...

Duluth cleans up as Minn. floods persist to south

June 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Carl Carlson III, left, and Connie Strong, right, help evacuate Jan Martin from her home in the Lincoln Park neighborhood after record rainfall hit the Duluth, Minn., area Wednesday June, 20, 2012. Most areas received seven to 10 inches of rain in the past 24...