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SpaceX rocket launch aborted in last half-second

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This framegrab from NASA-TV shows the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on the launch pad at complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., seconds after the launch was aborted due to technical problems early Saturday May 19, 2012. The launch is rescheduled for Tuesday morning May 22, 2012 at 3:44 [&hellip...

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Men accused of plotting attacks around NATO summit

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Occupy Chicago protesters march down Montrose Avenue to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emaunel’s house during a demonstration Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Chicago. Security has been high throughout the city in preparation for the NATO summit, where delegations from...

Georgia woman learns toll of flesh-eating bacteria

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated photo provided by the family shows Aimee Copeland. the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student is fighting to survive a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Copeland has learned she will lose her hands and remaining foot, and responded by...

France’s Hollande sticking to early Afghan pullout

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama meets with French President Francois Hollande, Friday, May 18, 2012, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first visit to the Oval Office, French President...

Neighbors: Highway shooting suspect a regular guy

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This composite of undated photos provided Friday, May 18, 2012 by the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department shows James D. Willie, 28, of Tunica, Miss., who authorities have charged with one count of capital murder and is expected to be charged with a...

Hagar: Not surprised at Van Halen tour woes

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Monsignor William Hodge of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in Atlantic City N.J., left, thanks rocker Sammy Hagar for a $10,000 donation to his church’s food pantry on May 18, 2012. The former Van Halen singer told The Associated Press he’s not...

Chicago protesters break away from nurses’ rally

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A protester tears down a NATO summit banner from one of the bridge towers along the Chicago River at the Michigan Ave. bridge in Chicago. Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant) CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters broke away from a large rally...

Clemens key accuser: ‘I misspoke’ about evidence

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens autographs as baseball as he leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens’ lawyer jabbed his left index finger and hammered...

Bush to return to White House for portrait event

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2010 file photo, former President George W. Bush listens as President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. Bush is returning to the White House on May 31 for the unveiling of his official...

Documents shed new light on Trayvon Martin killing

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Feb. 27, 2012 photo released by the State Attorney’s Office shows George Zimmerman, the neighborhood†watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin, with blood on the back of his head. The photo and reports were among evidence released by prosecutors...