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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 much of the damage with some 30 homes collapsing in its center. There are three [&hellip...

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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...

Testimony: US soldier knew he killed Afghans

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom sketch, Sgt. Jason McLaughlin, a prosecution witness in the preliminary hearing of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, is shown Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, on the stand in a military courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state. Bales...

Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, center, speaks at a news conference in Baltimore, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in front of supporters of a ballot question that, if passed, would allow same-sex marriage in the state. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) While the general...

Exit poll: Hint of economic optimism amid worry

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Students at the University of California Davis line up to vote at a polling place set up the at Memorial Union on campus in Davis, Calif. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee,Autumn Payne) MAGS OUT; LOCAL TV OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13,...

King wins Maine seat in party fight for Senate

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican Richard Mourdock, a candidate for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat, greets voters and supports outside a polling place in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Mourdock is running against Democrat Joe Donnelly. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) WASHINGTON...

Police: Calif. shooting suspect was ‘methodical’

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

An unidentified woman cries as she’s rushed into a car after learning of a workplace shooting Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Fresno, Calif. A parolee who worked at a California chicken processing plant opened fire at the business on Tuesday, killing one...

Republicans try to pick up more governors’ offices

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, right, a candidate for North Carolina governor, greets Judith Abraham, far left, Greensboro City Councilwoman Marikay Abuzuaiter, second from left, and Julius Taylor, outside Muri’s Chapel United Methodist Church in...

Utility workers face tasks monumental and mundane

November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, file photo, an electrical worker cleans wiring at a substation in Hoboken, New Jersey. With 1.9 million residents still without power, 67,000 utility workers are trying to restore power in the Northeast. But besides...