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Marchers protest NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactics

June 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Demonstrators hold signs during a silent march to end the “stop-and-frisk” program in New York, Sunday, June 17, 2012. Thousands of protesters from civil rights groups walked down New York City’s Fifth Avenue in total silence on Sunday as they marched in defiance of “stop-and-frisk” tactics employed by city police. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)...

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Michelle Obama speaks to graduates at Oregon State

June 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

First Lady Michelle Obama holds up her diploma after receiving an honorary degree during the Oregon State University graduation ceremony in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday June 17, 2012. The First Lady gave the commencement address at Oregon State University, the...

Search ends for Japanese climbers on Mt. McKinley

June 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Friday, June 15, 2012 photo provided by the National Park Service, climbers hike through the area where an avalanche swept a Japanese climbing team off a hill during their descent from Alaska’s Mount McKinley. U.S. National Park Service...

Wildfire destroys most homes in Colo. history

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A thunderhead builds over the High Park wildfire and Fort Collins, Colo., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Rain could assist in fighting the wildfire that started Saturday and has burned over 50,000 acres. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) DENVER (AP) — Additional crews...

Ron Paul backers seek influence at GOP convention

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 5, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaks at the University of California at Berkeley, Calif. Their candidate has given up on becoming president. But Ron Paul’s supporters have been taking...

Artist faces wreckage of sandy NY tall ship

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Master Sand Sculptor Matthew Long works on repairing a sand sculpture outside the South Street Seaport museum, Saturday, June 16, 2012 in New York. The sculpture was vandalized Friday night. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Matthew Long spent...

Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in Calif.

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Feb. 8, 2011 file image provided by the U.S. Air Force shows the X-37B during encapsulation within the United Launch Alliance Atlas V 5-meter fairing in Titusville, Fla. The unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early...

Calif. lawmakers pass budget, but work unfinished

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Battery-powered lights shaped like candles are displayed at the state Capitol rotunda as a protest against budget cuts for funding of in-home health care providers in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2012. Both houses of the Legislature approved the...

Romney: Obama denying middle class a 'fair shot'

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at the Scamman Farm in Stratham, N.H., Friday, June 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) MILFORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney...

Obama acts to spare many youths from deportation

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), responds to President Obama’s immigration speech, Friday, June 15, 2012, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Brewer said President Barack Obama represents a “pre-emptive strike” aimed at an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court...