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NYC, Long Island to ration gas to ease fuel crunch

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Police officers help keep order at a Hess gas station in the Brooklyn borough of New York where gas is still scarce, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Fuel shortages and distribution delays that led to gas hoarding have prompted New York City and Long Island to initiate an even-odd gas rationing plan which begins Friday at [&hellip...

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Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 7, 2012 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party, in Chicago. Fresh from his re-election, President Barack Obama will embark on a trip to Southeast Asia and become the first U.S. president to visit...

Claims about flood-damaged cars aren’t true

November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE -In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, file photo, cars are submerged at the entrance to a parking garage in New York’s Financial District in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. Alarming claims that hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged cars from...

Pot votes in 2 states challenge US drug war

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Medical marijuana is packaged for sale in 1-gram packages at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Seattle. After voters weighed in on election day, Colorado and Washington became the first states to...

Powerful quake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Firefighters transport a wounded resident into a public hospital after he was injured in a magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck in San Marcos, Guatemala, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. The mountain village, some 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the epicenter, suffered...

Motive unclear in shooting at Calif. chicken plant

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Fresno police officers look over the area where a man killed himself after shooting people in his workplace that killed at least one person and wounded several others at Valley Protein, formally known as Apple Valley Farms Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Fresno,...

Man behind anti-Muslim film sentenced to prison

November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Steve Seiden, attorney for Mark Basseley Youssef, speaks after a hearing for his client at U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Youssef was sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud...

Testimony: US soldier knew he killed Afghans

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom sketch, Sgt. Jason McLaughlin, a prosecution witness in the preliminary hearing of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, is shown Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, on the stand in a military courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state. Bales...

Gay marriage, marijuana highlight ballot measures

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, center, speaks at a news conference in Baltimore, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in front of supporters of a ballot question that, if passed, would allow same-sex marriage in the state. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) While the general...

Exit poll: Hint of economic optimism amid worry

November 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Students at the University of California Davis line up to vote at a polling place set up the at Memorial Union on campus in Davis, Calif. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee,Autumn Payne) MAGS OUT; LOCAL TV OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13,...