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Scalia: Supreme Court disagreements not personal

July 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is interviewed by The Associated Press, Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is downplaying reports of discord among the justices following last month’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s...

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In reversal, GOP puts Obama on defense for a bit

July 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama stands for a group photo with supporters who greeted him on his arrival, Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Seattle. Obama is scheduled to attend a pair of campaign fund-raisers in the area. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Senate OKs Dem tax-cut bill in showdown with GOP

July 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this July 24, 2012, photo, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a political strategy session, as from back left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and...

No medical bills for some Colo. shooting victims

July 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Seth Medley talks about his brother’s injuries, medical bills, and the birth of his brother’s son during an interview at University of Colorado Hospital Tuesday evening, July 24, 2012. Seth’s brother Caleb was shot in the face Friday morning...

Judge appoints temp guardian for Jackson children

July 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 26, 2012 file photo shows, from left, Prince Jackson, Blanket Jackson and Paris Jackson after a hand and footprint ceremony honoring their father musician Michael Jackson in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. The...

Romney: 'Many' of suspect's weapons were illegal

July 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to the VFW convention at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., Tuesday, July 24, 2012 before a major foreign policy address before he embarks on an international trip....

1st of 8 trials start for soldiers in hazing death

July 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Pvt. Danny Chen,19, who was killed Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The first of eight court-martial trials was set to begin Tuesday for U.S. soldiers accused of hazing Chen, a...

Arizona sheriff shows none of trademark swagger

July 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 3, 2012 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio listens to one of his attorneys during a news conference in Phoenix. Arpaio is expected to take the witness stand Tuesday, July 24, 2012, and face allegations that his trademark...

Batman star Christian Bale visits shooting victims

July 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Actor Christian Bale and his wife Sibi Blazic visit a memorial to the victims of Friday’s mass shooting, Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Aurora, Colo. Twelve people were killed when a gunman opened fire during a late-night showing of the movie “The...

Romney seeks independent probe of White House leak

July 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Tuesday, July 24,2012, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential...