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Boeing leads Dow lower; other indexes mixed

January 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, file photo Trader Jonathan Corpina, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, after the World Bank said that ongoing budget fights in Washington pose a significant risk to the global economy. (AP [&hellip...

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Smallest state is big battleground on gay marriage

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Roman Catholic priest Bernard Healey testifies against same-sex marriage before the House Judiciary Committee, at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. R.I. House Speaker Gordon Fox has called a vote on gay marriage legislation in his...

House approves $50.7 billion in superstorm aid

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., leaves the House Rules Committee after making his case to the House Rules Committee for an aid package to assist victims of Superstorm Sandy, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to vote...

Obama proposing gun limits, faces tough obstacles

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Legislators listen as members explain their vote on New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. New York’s Assembly passed the toughest gun control law...

Wal-Mart to hire vets, buy more American products

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, photo, Wal-Mart employees Jon Christians and Lori Harris take job applications and answers questions during a job fair at the University of Illinois Springfield campus in Springfield, Ill. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the...

Risk to all ages: 100 kids die of flu each year

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the family shows Max Schwolert. The 6-foot-4, 17-year-old Texas high school senior grew sick in Wisconsin while visiting his grandparents for the holidays. Max felt fluish on Christmas Eve, seemed better the next morning but...

Facebook unveils social search feature

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions after speaking at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Zuckerberg introduced “graph search” Tuesday, a new service that lets users search their social connections for...

Cold still threatens crops in West but it’s easing

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ice covers an orange at an orange grove in Redlands, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. A cold snap that has California farmers struggling to protect a $1.5 billion citrus crop has slowly started to ease, though frigid temperatures were still the norm Tuesday...

Anti-doping officials want Armstrong under oath

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., shows talk-show host Oprah Winfrey interviewing cyclist Lance Armstrong during taping for the show “Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive” in Austin, Texas. The two-part...

Conn. group launches anti-violence initiative

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jimmy Greene, left, kisses his wife Nelba Marquez-Greene as he holds a portrait of their daughter, Sandy Hook School shooting victim Ana Marquez-Greene at a news conference at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. One month after the mass...