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Sorvino to debut film funded by Pa. taxpayers

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Nov. 17, 2010 photo shows actor Paul Sorvino at the the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2010 Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty in New York. Sorvino might finally be over his trouble with “The Trouble with Cali.” Armed with $500,000 in taxpayer funding, the first-time director and [&hellip...

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Obama takes tougher stance on higher education

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is...

Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign stop at the Christ Redeemer Church, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Cumming, Ga. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he...

Gingrich: Home states must wins for GOP candidates

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Maggie Cushman gives her grandfather Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich a hug after he spoke at a campaign stop Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 in Suwanee, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — Newt Gingrich said Sunday that...

Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran. Iran has halted oil shipments to Britain and France, the Oil Ministry said Sunday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the European Union after the bloc...

Bomb near car explodes in Nigeria, wounding 5

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Soldier walks past a damage car following an explosion at Christ embassy church in Suleja, Nigeria, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. A bomb planted by an abandoned car exploded outside a church in the middle of a worship service Sunday near Nigeria’s capital,...

Romney faces questions about intensity of support

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks to a group of former Salt Lake City Olympics committee members, marking the tenth anniversary of the games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald...

Jeremy Lin, as in win, sends Knicks past Mavericks

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A young fan holds a sign in support of New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in New York, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. The Knicks defeated the Mavericks 104-97. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK...

Romney cites Olympics success, rivals are leery

February 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2001, file photo Mitt Romney, president of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee, announces there are 70,000 additional tickets available for purchase for the 2002 Winter Games during a news conference in Salt Lake City. Romney will...

Celebrities honor Ali's life at Vegas gala

February 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – Leon Spinks connects with a right hook to Muhammad Ali, in this Feb.16, 1978 file photo taken during the late rounds of their championship fight in Las Vegas, Nev. The 24-year-old Spinks won the bout in a 15-round decision. Muhammad Ali lost just...