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Bush to return to White House for portrait event

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2010 file photo, former President George W. Bush listens as President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. Bush is returning to the White House on May 31 for the unveiling of his official portrait. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — [&hellip...

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Documents shed new light on Trayvon Martin killing

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Feb. 27, 2012 photo released by the State Attorney’s Office shows George Zimmerman, the neighborhood†watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin, with blood on the back of his head. The photo and reports were among evidence released by prosecutors...

Facebook’s IPO one of world’s largest

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

News about Facebook’s IPO moves across the Dow Jones ticker in Times Square Thursday, May 17, 2012 in New York. Facebook priced its IPO at $38 per share on Thursday, at the high end of its expected range. If extra shares reserved to cover additional...

Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken May 15, 2012, in Hope, Alaska, Cherryl Stavish poses at her Winter Cafe restaurant. Stavish works Saturdays at the Hope Post Office, and says if the U.S. Postal Service follows through on its plan to cut the rural Alaska post...

House OKs continued war in Afghanistan

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House endorsed the continued war in Afghanistan on Thursday...

Suicide adds to history of Kennedy misfortunes

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo of April 6, 2010, Robert Kennedy Jr., center, stands outside his home with his builder Jim Blansfield, left, and his wife Mary Richardson Kennedy. The estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. was found dead at the family property, Wednesday, May 16,...

McNamee admits his Clemens story changed over time

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

After signing autographs, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — During another seven grueling hours of cross-examination that frustrated...

Closing arguments in John Edwards corruption trial

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former presidential candidate and Sen. John Edwards and his daughter Cate Edwards arrive at the federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, May 17, 2012. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six counts related to campaign finance violations over nearly $1...

Manny Pacquiao denounces anti-gay allegations

May 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao speaks about his views on same-sex marriage at his home in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Pacquiao was quoted in a recent interview as opposing President Barack Obama’s views on same-sex marriage. (AP...

‘Lady A’ fetes students in tornado-hit Ind. town

May 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a March 3, 2012, file photo vehicles damaged by a tornado lie in the parking lot of the Henryville Jr./Sr. High School in Henryville, Ind. Grammy-winning Lady Antebellum is scheduled to perform Wednesday night, May 16, 2012, at the KFC Yum...