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When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role

November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 19, 2012 file photo shows thee audience, who were mostly women, listen behind President Barack Obama as he speaks about the choice facing women in the election during a campaign event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama’s re-election makes it official: Women can overrule [&hellip...

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Mauritanian president returns from France

November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

File – In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, handout file photo released by the Mauritanian government news agency AMI (Agence Mauritanienne de l’Information), Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz recovers at the Ksar Military Hospital in...

Mass. natural gas explosion damaged 42 buildings

November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

An apartment building about a block away from the area of a gas explosion that leveled a strip club is seen damaged in Springfield, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Investigators are trying to figure out what caused the Friday evening blast that could be heard...

9 more Iraq, Afghan war veterans joining Congress

November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 15, 2012 file photo shows Iraq war veteran, Rep.-elect Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., who lost both legs in combat before turning to politics, arriving for a group photo on the East steps of the Capitol in Washington. Veterans groups say the...

Some states preserve penmanship despite tech gains

November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Zoe White practices writing in cursive at St. Mark’s Lutheran School in Hacienda Heights, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Bucking a growing trend of eliminating cursive from elementary school curriculums or making it optional, California is among the...

After ‘Psycho,’ a shower of violence in movies

November 24, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this 1960 file photo, actress Janet Leigh appears as Marion Crane in the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 classic thriller “Psycho.” Hitchcock’s “Psycho” is a film that 52 years after its shocking premiere still...

Camacho’s mother says life support will end

November 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 13, 1997 file photo shows Hector Camacho, left, of Puerto Rico, and Oscar De La Hoya of Los Angeles exchanging blows in the first round of their WBC welterweight championship in Las Vegas. Police in the Puerto Rican city of Bayamon say...

Black Friday creeps into Thanksgiving permanently?

November 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Shoppers explore the Flatirons Crossing Mall, in Broomfield, Colo., Friday Nov. 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up...

DC on pace for fewer than 100 homicides in 2012

November 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo taken Nov. 20, 2012 shows Ismail Watkins listening during a group support session for gunshot survivors, in Washington. Washington’s murder rate was approaching nearly 500 slayings a year in the early 1990s, the annual rate has gradually...

Powerball jackpot builds to $325M for Saturday

November 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

People wait in line to purchase lottery on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 in New York. The jackpot for Powerball’s weekend drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game’s history. Powerball organizers say this is the first run-up to a...