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Miss. man executed for killing 4 nieces, nephews

June 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This is a April 11, 2008 prison photograph taken at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., and released by the Mississippi Department of Corrections, of Henry Curtis Jackson Jr., who is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday, June 5, 2012, for the stabbing deaths of his two nieces and two nephews, ages 2 [&hellip...

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Navy marks Battle of Midway’s 70th anniversary

June 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken June 1, 2012, retired Rear Adm. Mac Showers, left, the last surviving member of the intelligence team that deciphered Japanese messages in the lead up to the Battle of Midway, speaks during a ceremony in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Listening at...

Alec Baldwin helps NY school raise sports money

June 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Actor Alec Baldwin arrives for the screening of Mud at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) CAMILLUS, N.Y. (AP) — Alec Baldwin wants to make sure students at a central New York...

Clinton: Romney would be ‘calamitous’ for US

June 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former President Bill Clinton is acknowledged by President Barack Obama as he speaks during a campaign event at the Waldorf Astoria, Monday, June 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton warned Monday...

Trial opens in suit against Costner over BP deal

June 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo combo, actor Kevin Costner, left, arrives at a screening of “The Company Men” during American Film Institute’s AFI Fest 2010 in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010; and at right, actor Stephen Baldwin attends the U.S....

Wisconsin recall battle finally goes to voters

June 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, shakes hands Monday, June 4, 2012 with J & D Manufacturing employee Ryan Schweikert of Eau Claire, Wis. during a tour of the Altoona, Wis. company. Walker visited six of Wisconsin’s largest cities on the day before...

Firefighting plane cause for concern in fleet

June 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo made July 13, 2006, a P2-V Neptune air tanker drops retardant on a wildfire southwest of Elko, Nev. An air tanker dropping retardant on a remote wildfire along the Utah-Nevada line crashed Sunday, June 3, 2012, killing both...

3 injured, 4 homes destroyed in massive NJ fire

June 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A New Jersey State Police dog helps firefighters search for victims at the scene of an early-morning fire Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Perth Amboy, N.J. An intense, fast-moving fire destroyed four connected homes and seriously injured three people, including an...

Zimmerman back in jail, 2 days after bond revoked

June 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

After his bond was revoked, George Zimmerman, right, returns to the John E. Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford, Fla., Sunday, June 3, 2012. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joshua...

Poll: Voters turn against California bullet train

June 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE -This undated file photo provided by the California High Speed Rail Authority shows an artist’s rendering of a high-speed train traveling along the California coast. A new poll finds California voters are experiencing buyers’ remorse over a...