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NYC police arrest relative in ‘Baby Hope’ killing

October 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Conrado Juarez, cousin and confessed killer of 4-year-old Anjelica Castillo, nicknamed Baby Hope, waits to be arraigned at Manhattan Criminal Court, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in New York. During an interrogation early Saturday, Juarez admitted sexually assaulting and smothering her before disposing her body. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) NEW YORK (AP) —...

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Growing backlash to government surveillance

October 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Software engineer and entrepreneur Jeff Lyon stands for a photo in San Jose, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Lyon spent Labor Day weekend developing “Flagger,” a program that adds words like “blow up” and “pressure cooker”...

World finance officials focus on global risks

October 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The IMFC meeting begins during the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings at IMF headquarters, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Washington. World finance officials prepared to wrap up three days of meetings in Washington, where fretting about the risk of an unprecedented...

Congress lumbers while threatened default looms

October 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

From left, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., meet in the Oval Office of the White House, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Washington. The federal...

SF Bay Area transit talks resume as deadline nears

October 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bay Area Rapid Transit travelers wait to board an arriving train Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. A major San Francisco Bay Area transit system ran trains as usual on Saturday after labor negotiations were extended past a midnight deadline, but the...

SF Bay Area transit agency, unions resume talks

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

BART lead negotiator Thomas P. Hock, right, talks with members of the media as he enters Caltran’s offices during negotiations with BART management and union members on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Hoping to avoid a second strike in less...

Accelerated efforts, no agreement on shutdown/debt

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo from June 20, 2006, Josef Morvai and his son Daniel Morvai, 4, view the Statue of Liberty from a park bench in Red Hook Garden Pier, in Brooklyn, N.Y. As the federal shutdown continues, state and federal officials were discussing the possible...

Truck, train collide in WVa.; 1 dead, 23 hurt

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Pocahontas Times, crews work at the site where a truck carrying logs down Cheat Mountain on U.S. Route 250 crashed into the side of a train taking passengers on a scenic tour in rural Randolph County, W.Va., on Friday, Oct. 11,...

Some states reopen nat’l parks; others eye options

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo from June 20, 2006, Josef Morvai and his son Daniel Morvai, 4, view the Statue of Liberty from a park bench in Red Hook Garden Pier, in Brooklyn, N.Y. As the federal shutdown continues, state and federal officials were discussing the possible...

AP Source: Dead 2-year-old Peterson’s son

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Joseph Patterson, center, who is charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery on an infant, leaves the Lincoln County Courthouse after a hearing in Canton, S.D., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Prosecutors and police in South Dakota declined to confirm...