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Floods transform Colorado’s ‘Gore-Tex Vortex’

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Loaders scrape up mud Sunday Sept. 15, 2013, from the flooding that swept through Estes Park, Colo., that swamped the town’s main street when the Big Thompson River surged through Estes Park late Thursday and early Friday. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing) LYONS, Colo. (AP) — The cars that normally clog Main Street in Lyons on the [&hellip...

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Miss America pageant underway in Atlantic City

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Miss Kansas Theresa Vail displays her shoe during the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The 2014 Miss America pageant is...

Alabama church marks 50th anniversary of bombing

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Churchgoer’s attend a memorial service at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The church held a ceremony honoring the memory of the four young girls who were killed by a bomb placed outside the church 50 years ago...

AP IMPACT: Many US bridges old, risky and rundown

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, SEPT. 16, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – The sun sets behind the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Safety concerns about the Douglass bridge, which carries more than...

Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July, 18, 2013, file photo shows Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill...

Police: Ohio mobile home fire kills man, 5 kids

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Anna Angel, right, is comforted by her mother Linda Ramirez, left, while exiting Tiffin Mercy Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2103 in Tiffin, Ohio. Angel is the mother of the five children that were killed during the fire that swept through a mobile home Sunday...

In Iowa, Biden touts diplomatic progress in Syria

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, right, before speaking at Harkin’s annual fundraising steak fry dinner, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Joe...

Police: Calif. mother arrested in 2 kids’ deaths

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Anthony Bertagna, with the Santa Ana Police Department talks with media Saturday Sept. 14, 2013, outside the Hampton Inn Suites in Santa Ana, Calif., where the bodies of two children were found dead. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Mindy Schauer) SANTA ANA,...

Rescuers issue stern warning to flooded towns

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A resident sits in her front door and looks at flood waters in Longmont, Colo., on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state. National Guard helicopters have been evacuating residents from the hardest hit...

Syria weapons deal averts US military move for now

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, deliver statements in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said Saturday they have reached...