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Capitol bomb plot arrest capped yearlong probe

February 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Capitol Police officer Angel Morales, stands on guard on the West side of the Capitol in Washington Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. A 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested Friday in an FBI sting operation near the U.S. Capitol while planning to detonate what police say he thought were live explosives. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) [&hellip...

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Whitney Houston's voice soars at hometown funeral

February 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Fans sing Whitney Houston songs as they gather a few blocks from the New Hope Baptist Church before the singer’s funeral in Newark, N.J., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After all the testimonials from relatives...

ICE agent was fatally shot during struggle for gun

February 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Steve Martine, FBI, left to right, Claude Arnold Special Agent ICE and Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, are shown during a news conference at the Glenn Anderson Federal Building, Friday Feb. 17, 2012 in Long Beach, Calif. A fatal shooting in a Southern California...

Gas prices are highest ever for this time of year

February 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Feb. 13, 2012 photo, a gas station attendant pumps gas, in Portland, Ore. At an average of $3.51 a gallon, gas is up 23 percent since Jan. 1. And experts say motorists could pay a record $4.25 a gallon by late April. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) NEW YORK...

Terror suspect arrested near Capitol in FBI sting

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The entrance to Colonial Parking garage near the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, where the FBI a man suspected of plotting a suicide attack at the Capitol. A 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested Friday in an FBI sting operation near the U.S....

States attack 'Obamacare' with birth control bills

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican Rep. Carlos Bilbao is shown with his copy of the Affordable Care Act in his office at the Idaho Legislature in Boise, Idaho on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Bilbao has introduced legislation that would exempt Idaho insurers from a federal requirement they...

Federal agent opened fire during job discussion

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Homeland Security police cars are shown parked outside the Long Beach, Calif., Federal Courthouse Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in Long Beach, Calif. On Thursday an agent shot another agent who was then shot and killed by a third agent. The wounded agent was...

Jackson estate, ex-manager sue over earnings share

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson speaks at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. Jackson’s estate sued his former manager, Tohme R. Tohme on Friday, claiming he used undue influence to force the singer to...

New York Times correspondent Shadid dies in Syria

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Anthony Shadid takes notes outside Ayatollah Sistani’s office in Najaf Dec. 3, 2003. The city of Najef, south of Baghdad, is the site of one of the holiest mosques’ in Shiite religious beliefs. Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who strove...

Josh Powell had 400 cartoon sex and incest images

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 file photo, Josh Powell, the husband of missing Utah woman Susan Powell, listens during a court hearing regarding the custody of his two sons, in Tacoma, Wash. Three weeks before Josh Powell killed himself and kids...