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Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook on shopper worries

August 16, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This July 12, 2013, photo, shows a Wal-Mart, in Bristol, Pa. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s biggest retailer, said the weak global economy continues to batter its low-income shoppers. The chain on Thursday cut its annual...

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Tech pleads guilty in NH in hepatitis C outbreak

August 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Attorney John Kacavas speaks during a news conference Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013 in Concord, N.H. after accepting a guilty plea from David Kwiatkowski in Federal Court. Kwiatkowski, a traveling hospital technician was accused of causing a multi-state...

Warrants: Mother, boy tortured before friend fled

August 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 2011 file photo provided by Andrea Saincome, Hannah Anderson, center, reclining across the laps of others, and James Lee DiMaggio, right, pose for a picture with other members of the extended Anderson and Saincome families. Via a...

Manning takes stand, apologizes for hurting US

August 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning emailed his military therapist the photo with a letter titled, “My problem,” in which he described his issues with gender...

A difference this Obama vacation: No daughters yet

August 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama orders lunch at Nancy’s restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. President Barack Obama’s fourth summer vacation on the Massachusetts island of...

UPS jet crashes near Birmingham airport, 2 dead

August 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Robert Sumwalt, a board member with the National Transportation and Safety Board, speaks at a press conference after a UPS cargo plane crashed at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Ala. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. The jet...

Man releases 1 of 3 hostages from La. bank

August 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Richardo Miles, 25, waits for word on the status of the three hostages in the Tensas State Bank branch in St. Joseph, La., Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. A man whose family owns a store across the street from the bank took three bank employees hostage, and a state...

Booker, Lonegan win NJ special US Senate primaries

August 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan arrives at the Bogota Recreation Center to vote with his daughter Brooke, left, and wife, Lorraine, in the special election primary in Bogota, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz) TRENTON, N.J....

Mars food study researchers emerge from dome

August 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this May 13, 2013 photo provided by the University of Hawaii, research space scientist Oleg Abramov frosts cake inside a simulated Martian base dome on Mauna Loa, Hawaii. Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren...

Fan who fell to his death knew Braves stadium well

August 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Atlanta Braves coaches, from left to right; Terry Pendleton, Carlos Tosca and Brian Snitker and manager Fredi Gonzalez bow their heads during a moment of silence for Ronald Lee Homer Jr. before a baseball game between the Braves and Philadelphia Phillies in...