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Judge rules in favor of Pa. girl who needs lungs

June 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 30, 2013 file photo provided by the Murnaghan family, Sarah Murnaghan, center, celebrates the 100th day of her stay in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with her father, Fran, left, and mother, Janet. A federal judge in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 made the dying 10-year-old eligible to seek donor [&hellip...

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Pa. building being torn down collapses, killing 1

June 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by Russell Krause shows the scene of a building collapse on the edge of downtown Philadelphia on Wednesday June 5, 2013. The four-story building being demolished collapsed, injuring 12 people and trapping two others, the fire commissioner...

Fla. widow, 84, claims $590M Powerball jackpot

June 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Powerball winner Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, left, leaves the lottery office escorted by her son, Scott Mackenzie, after claiming a single lump-sum payment of about $370.9 million before taxes on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla. Officials say she is...

Obama names outspoken Rice as his security adviser

June 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama walks from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, with, from left, Samantha Power, his nominee to be the next UN Ambassador, current UN Ambassador Susan Rice, his choice to be his next National...

Judge accepts insanity plea in Colo. shooting case

June 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo., on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Holmes was allowed to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross, Pool) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge...

Manning trial shrouded in secrecy, security

June 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo released Tuesday, June 4, 2013 by the U.S. Army shows a noose Pfc. Bradley Manning made from a bedsheet while he was being detained in Kuwait shortly after his arrest in May 2010. The photo was presented as evidence at a hearing in December...

Deadly Okla. tornado widest on record, rare EF5

June 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Glen Peterson, a volunteer with a Salvation Army unit in Bartlesville, Okla., prays with two women after they received to-go meals from this Salvation Army canteen parked in front of an Emergency Disaster Services center in south Oklahoma City on Tuesday...

Bulger jury selection unlike other mob cases

June 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Patricia Donahue, widow of alleged murder victim Michael Donahue, stands with her son, Tommy, outside federal court in Boston, Monday, June 3, 2013, after a pre-trial hearing for accused mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. Jury selection begins...

Senators blast military response to sex assaults

June 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., top right, questions military leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, as the committee investigates the growing epidemic of sexual assaults within the military....

Trade winds drop, and Hawaii gets muggy

June 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 26, 2008 file photo, Diamond Head crater and Waikiki high rises are barely visible due to high levels of volcanic fog shrouding Oahu in Honolulu. Part of what makes living in Hawaii so pleasant is the gentle breeze. Nowadays,...