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General in charge of nuclear missiles is fired

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows Maj. Gen. Michael J. Carey. The Air Force is firing Carey, the two-star general in charge of all of its nuclear missiles, in response to an investigation into alleged personal misbehavior, officials told The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Carey is being [&hellip...

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31 in Fla. infected by bacteria in salt water

October 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by Patty Konietzky shows her husband’s foot of what they thought was a bug bite on Sept. 22, 2013, in Ormond Beach, Fla. Patty and her husband, Henry “Butch” Konietzky, went crabbing in the Halifax River near Ormond Beach...

Pakistani girl, 16, survivor of Taliban, visits US

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 file photo, Malala Yousafzai addresses students and faculty after receiving the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. The Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the...

Scott Carpenter, 2nd US astronaut in orbit, dies

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 17, 2012 file photo, astronaut Scott Carpenter listens to a question from the media about his experience in space, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and one of the...

Feds will let states pay to reopen national parks

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 3, 2013 file photo, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaks at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed...

Hope? Shutdown/debt talks but no resolution yet

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A Capitol Police bus that transported Republican congressmen to meet with President Barack Obama regarding the government shutdown and debt ceiling, is seen parked outside after their meeting at the West Wing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct....

Stocks soar on views US default threat easing

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Specialist Jay Woods is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Wall Street roared in approval Thursday after Washington appeared to break an impasse that threatened to push the country into...

28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Malik Shabazz, left, and Wanda Redmond show their support for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick outside federal court in Detroit, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison, one of the longest recent punishments for...

Ex-cop waved off bystanders before shooting

October 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the FBI shows Thomas J. Piccard, the ex-police officer who opened fire on a federal courthouse in West Virginia on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Piccard, 55, was a trained shooter who knew how to kill, yet federal officials said...

AP Sources: GOP weighs short-term debt limit hike

October 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008 file photo, a man walks past a Fidelity Investments office in the Financial District of downtown Boston. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, the nation’s largest manager of money market mutual funds said that it no...