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Easy fix eludes power outage problems in US

July 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Janet Arnett sits in her apartment in Epiphany House, a low-income senior home in Baltimore, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, as she awaits return of electricity for the first time since last weekend’s severe storms. Utility crews struggled Tuesday to restore power to more than 1 million people in the eastern U.S. as frustration grew four [&hellip...

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2 paths forward for uninsured, 1 clouded by ruling

July 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington. Really? The Supreme Court’s big health care decision means 30 million or more uninsured Americans are soon going to have coverage?...

Search to find Earhart wreckage begins in Hawaii

July 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a March 10, 1937 file photo American aviatrix Amelia Earhart waves from the Electra before taking off from Los Angeles, Ca., on March 10, 1937. Earhart is flying to Oakland, Ca., where she and her crew will begin their round-the-world flight...

Across eastern US, with no power, people struggle

July 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Baltimore city worker Joe Lane give away free bags of ice to residents at the Northwood Plaza shopping center, in Baltimore on Monday, July 2, 2012. Around 2 million customers from North Carolina to New Jersey and as far west as Illinois were without power...

Kinkade estate dispute to remain public for now

July 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Amy Pinto-Walsh, right, girlfriend of artist Thomas Kinkade, leaves with her attorney, Sonia Agee, left, from a San Jose, Calif., courthouse in San Jose, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. Thomas Kinkade’s widow, Nanette Kinkade, and girlfriend face off in...

Mich. grandma to be tried in teen's shooting death

July 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Defendant Sandra Layne, right, breaks down crying during the playing of the 911 call made by her grandson Jonathan Hoffman, as the tape is played in the court and introduced as evidence during a hearing Monday, July 2, 2012 in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Her...

Assembly OKs adding bank settlement into Calif law

July 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney General Kamala Harris, second from right, talks with homeowner Jose Vega, second from left, after the homeowner protection legislation she backed was approved by the Legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. Vega,...

Sex offender accused of attacking boy in Portland

July 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by the Portland Police Bureau shows Adam Lee Brown of Southwest Portland. Portland Police Bureau detectives booked Brown into the Multnomah County Jail on multiple felony charges as a result of a stabbing on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at a...

Spearmon cruises in 200 with no controversy

July 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Lashinda Demus hugs her sons Dontay, right, and Duaine after finishing first in the women’s 400 meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — With a...

Phelps locks up another 8-race program in London

July 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Cullen Jones prepares to swim in the men’s 50-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. Jones won the final. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps’ Olympic program is...