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Menendez’ bill could have aided donor’s investment

March 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 31, 2010, image released by Miami Dade College, shows Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., speaks at the signing of his book “Growing American Roots” at the college in Miami. Menendez sponsored legislation with incentives for natural gas vehicles conversions that would benefit the biggest political donor to his re-election, Dr. Salomon...

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Unrest in Egyptian city draws in military

March 4, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Thousands of residents join a funeral procession for civilians, killed overnight during street battles with security forces, in Port Said, Egypt, Monday, March 4, 2013. The fighting on Sunday prompted the military to intervene to break up the clashes, the...

Rogers, founder of Motown group The Miracles, dies

March 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 20, 2009 file photo, members of the Motown group The Miracles, from left: William “Smokey” Robinson, Warren “Pete” Moore, Claudette Robinson, and Robert “Bobby” Rogers, are honored with a star on...

Expectant parents die in NY crash; infant survives

March 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Members of the Satmar Orthodox Jewish community carry the coffins of two expectant parents who were killed in a car accident, Sunday, March 3, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A driver struck the car early Sunday morning, killing both parents while...

Biden leads re-enactment of voting rights march

March 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., talks with those gathered at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 3, 2013. Thousands crossed the bridge behind Lewis and other lawmakers on the 48th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, when Alabama State...

Scientists say baby born with HIV apparently cured

March 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image released by the University of Mississippi Medical Center shows Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi, Friday, March 1, 2013. A baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced...

Rescuers end effort to find body in Fla. sinkhole

March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Brenda Bush is escorted by a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy as she places flowers, Saturday, March 2, 2013, at a makeshift memorial in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed her son...

Syria, Iran say Assad to remain in power till 2014

March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, left, and his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi, shake hands, at the conclusion of their press conference, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, March 2, 2013. The Syrian and Iranian foreign ministers on Saturday accused the...

Consequence to cuts no one thought would happen

March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama pause as he speaks to reporters in the White House briefing room in Washington, Friday, March 1, 2013, following a meeting with congressional leaders regarding the automatic spending cuts. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Ceremony for Monitor sailors stirs familial ties

March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 6, 2012 file photo, phases of facial reconstruction of the two sailors of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, older is at left, are on display in the auditorium of the United States Navy Memorial in Washington. The remains of the...