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Obama’s no-show in Asia a boost for China

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Rockville, Md. The president has called off a trip to Asia just as China’s president is being feted in regional capitals ahead of summits where the U.S. no-show will give China a chance to shine and boost its influence. The cancellation [&hellip...

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Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A damaged Capitol Hill police car is surrounded by crime scene tape after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade...

NC church mourns fiery bus crash that killed 8

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rick Cruz, center, a pastor at the Front Street Baptist Church in Statesville, N.C., gives a statement to the media Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Several members of the church were killed when their bus crossed a highway median and crashed near Dandridge, Tenn., on...

California gives immigrants driver’s licenses

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the City of Los Angeles, California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill, Thursday Oct. 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses....

Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Karen

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Downtown Miami is engulfed in storm clouds as Tropical Storm Karen heads toward Florida’s Panhandle on Thurdsay, Oct. 3, 2013. The storm threatened to become the first named tropical system to menace the United States this year. (AP Photo/The Miami...

Tesla fire shows electrics face safety challenges

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 22, 2012 file photo shows a Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. Shares of Tesla Motors are down another 5 percent as investors in the high-flying company assess the fallout from a fire in one of its...

Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

October 3, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2013, file photo, a smartphone display shows the Twitter logo in Berlin, Germany, Twitter unsealed the documents Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion....

Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 photo, Carlos Rodriguez kisses his 2-year-old daughter Diana, who relies on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children(WIC) while waiting for his wife outside a WIC office, in Los Angeles. WIC aid...

Calif. man charged in black market drug scheme

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This frame grab from the Silk Road website shows thumbnails for a product allegedly available through the site. On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, FBI agents arrested Ross William Ulbricht, who is accused of operating the secret website, which is believed to have...

White House meeting yields no progress on shutdown

October 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct....