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$1 million donations wanted for Obama inauguration

January 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Dr. Ruth Westheimer, center, in the front-row watches President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the Western Inaugural Ball in Washington, in this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo. The sideline events throughout inauguration weekend are the big draws for advocates and lobbyists looking to rub elbows with lawmakers and administration...

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CES unveils big TVs with ‘ultra-high definition’

January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jung Jin Bae, of South Korea, tests a motion sensor at the LG booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The 2013 International CES gadget show, the biggest trade show in the Americas, is taking place in Las Vegas...

Drilling barge pulled from rocks off Alaska island

January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

An Era Alaska helicopter lifts off from Kodiak State Airport, in Kodiak, Alaska, on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2012 en route to the floating drill ship Kulluk on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2013. Salvage teams conducted an in-depth assessment of its...

Colo. shooting families listen to police testimony

January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Aurora Police Officer Justin Grizzle leaves court after testifying at a preliminary hearing for James Holmes at the courthouse in Centennial, Colo., on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Investigators say Holmes opened fire during the midnight showing of the latest Batman...

Chicago lottery winner died from cyanide poisoning

January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Illinois Lottery shows Urooj Khan, 46, of Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood, posing with a winning lottery ticket. The Cook County medical examiner said Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, that Khan was fatally poisoned with...

NHL says 48-game regular season is ‘most likely’

January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby (87) begins a rush up ice behind teammate James Neal during an informal workout with a dozen of the NHL hockey team’s players in Pittsburgh Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar) The NHL appears headed...

Letterman says he sees psychiatrist weekly

January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 26, 2012 file photo shows Ball State University alumnus David Letterman, right, host of CBS’s “Late Show,” with Oprah Winfrey following an interview at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Letterman says he sees a...

Son of US Sen. Rand Paul arrested at NC airport

January 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department via WCNC TV shows 19-year-old William Hilton Paul. Paul, son of United States Sen. Rand Paul, reportedly was arrested at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., and...

Sources: Obama to nominate Hagel as Pentagon chief

January 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 26, 2008 file photo, then Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. President Barack Obama may round out his new national security leadership team next week, with a nomination for...

Salvors ready Shell drill ship for tow attempt

January 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC incident commander Sean Churchfield announces the preparations for an attempt to pull the Shell drill ship Kulluk off rocks near a remote Alaska island at a press conference in the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center on Saturday, Jan....