MENU

Maui pilot sentenced for illegally flying deer

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney Philip Lowenthal, left, and helicopter pilot Thomas Hauptman leave federal court in Honolulu on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, after Hauptman was sentenced for illegally flying deer to the Big Island. A judge ordered Hauptman to provide a group trying to eradicate axis deer from the Big Island with 500 hours of helicopter flight time. [&hellip...

Read More

Talks to end Chicago teachers strike make progress

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Children holding posters supporting striking teachers join a large group of public school teachers as they march on streets surrounding John Marshall Metropolitan High School on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in West Chicago. Teachers walked off the job Monday for...

US braces for more violence from anti-Muslim film

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police, unseen, use water cannons to disperse protesters near the U.S. Embassy during a demonstration about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Yemen’s president has apologized to President Barack...

Tax on Amazon purchases in Calif. begins Saturday

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Reid Butler plays his daughter Siena, 2, as they pose for photographs with recent online purchases from Amazon at their home in Walnut Creek, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Products are flying off the shelves at Amazon warehouses across the county as...

Fed unveils bold, open-ended steps to aid economy

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting to present the FOMC’s current economic projections and to provide additional context for...

Romney returns to criticizing Obama on economy

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Golden, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of “failing American workers” by ignoring...

Arab protests puts foreign policy at the fore

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, about the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. His eye fixed firmly...

US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS NATIONALITY OF FILMMAKER – An Egyptian soldier stands guard in front of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. A...

Chris Stevens: US envoy to the Arab world

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Monday, April 11, 2011, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens, center, accompanied by British envoy Christopher Prentice, left, speaks to Council member for Misrata Dr. Suleiman Fortia, right, at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation...

Romney, Obama trade barbs over Middle East attacks

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on...