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Payroll tax cut bill facing Senate opposition

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Charman Rep. David Camp, R-Mich., raise their hands on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, as the bi-partisan House and Senate conferees gather to sign the compromise agreement. From are, Baucus, Camp, R-Mich., Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif.,...

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NJ trooper's triplets in bus crash: 1 dead, 2 hurt

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Investigators view the scene of a school bus crash Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in Chesterfield, N.J. State police at the scene of the school bus crash say a child has died in the accident, and that the child is the daughter of a state trooper. The bus collided...

A 5-state ban for 'Piggyback Bandit'

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo made taken from Feb. 4, 2012 security camera footage provided by Bismarck Schools, a man identified as 28-year-old Sherwin Shayegan of Bothell, Wash., dressed in a basketball uniform, stands in a hallway at Century High School in Bismarck, N.D....

Nigerian underwear bomber gets life in prison

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In a courtroom sketch, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the man who tried blowing up a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day 2009 is sentenced to life in prison by U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmonds in federal court in Detroit, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. (AP...

Obama raising campaign cash in California

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks at Master Lock in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Obama is visiting the Master Lock manufacturing operation before heading on a three-day trip to the West Coast. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack...

Thailand: Iranians planned to attack Israelis

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A Thai police official examines the damage caused by a blast at the house where suspected bomber Saeid Moradi was staying in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Two Iranian suspects arrested in Bangkok after three explosions hit the city were likely...

Boy testifies at grandfather's child abuse trial

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE — A 2006 file photo provided by the Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, shows Christopher Carlson, Carlson is accused of forcing his young grandsons for miles along a sun-baked Grand Canyon hiking trail and denied them water and food. (AP...

Payroll tax cut: Ironing out the final details

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio talks about an accord on the payroll tax cut negotiations during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling quits to a bruising...

Xi wraps up highly scripted visit to US capital

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

China’s Vice President Xi Jinping speaks to the US-China Business Council in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — For Americans looking at the U.S. visit of China’s likely future leader for a clue...

Romney targets auto bailout in battle for Michigan

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Mesa, Ariz., Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wooing tea...