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Grief, questions after collapse kills 2 NC kids

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Lincoln County Sheriff D.M. Carpenter, right, looks for confirmation from East Lincoln Fire Chief Tim Tench, left and Dion Burleson, of the Denver, N.C., Fire Department as they all address the media following the recovery of the bodies of two children on Cedarbrook Court in Stanley, N.C., Monday morning, April 8, 2013. The two young [&hellip...

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Microsoft assault on Google shows industry shift

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This frame grab made available by Microsoft shows a scene from the latest in a series of scathing Microsoft ads against Google. The ads that say as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the...

Penney CEO’s challenge: Can it be fixed?

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A customer leaves a J.C. Penney store, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in New York. J.C. Penney is hoping its former CEO can revive the retailer after a risky turnaround strategy backfired and led to massive losses and steep sales declines. The company’s board...

Assembly OKs bill limiting high-cost school bonds

April 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo, smiles as she receives support, for her measure to restrict the use of high-cost school bonds, from Assemblywoman Diane Harkey, R-Dana Point at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 8, 2013. The bill AB184,...

Father: Slain diplomat died doing what she loved

April 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Tom Smedinghoff, shows Anne Smedinghoff. Anne Smedinghoff, 25, was killed Saturday, April 6, 2013 in southern Afghanistan , the first American diplomat to die on the job since last year’s attack on the U.S. diplomatic...

Obama says he’s ‘determined as ever’ for gun bill

April 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama, followed by, from second from left, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., and Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., walks down the steps of Air Force One at Bradley Air Force Base, Conn., Monday, April 8, 2013. Obama traveled to...

Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert win big at ACMs

April 7, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Miranda Lambert, right, and Blake Shelton accept the award for song of the year for “Over You” at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2013. (Photo by Chris...

Dem, GOP senators work on background check deal

April 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 14, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress returns Monday, April 8, 2013, from a two-week spring recess with gun control and immigration high on the Senate’s...

Fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer dies at 81

April 7, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo released by Lilly Pulitzer, a design by Lilly Pulitzer is shown. P ulitzer, known for her tropical print dresses, died in Florida at 81 on Sunday, April, 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Lilly Pulitzer) NO SALES MIAMI (AP) — Lilly...

Mom: ‘BUCKWILD’ star a Christian, now in heaven

April 7, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

The body of Shain Gandee is carried from the Charleston Municipal Auditorium after funeral services Sunday, April 7, 2013 in Charleston, W.Va. Shain, 21, and David Dwight Gandee, 48, along with Donald Robert Myers, 27, were found dead in a vehicle near...