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Hundreds celebrate rare white bison at Conn. farm

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 18, 2012 file photo, a white bison calf walks in a field at the Mohawk Bison farm in Goshen, Conn. Hundreds of Native Americans attended ceremonies at the farm Saturday, July 28, 2012, to name the rare white bison, revered as a symbol of peace and unity. The miracle calf [&hellip...

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100 days to go: Tight race, defining moments left

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this July 23, 2012, photo Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, hosts a small-business roundtable during a campaign stop at Endural LLC in Costa Mesa, Calif. Stubbornly close and deeply divisive, the presidential race...

House Ways and Means chairman fighting cancer

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2011, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. David Camp, R-Mich., talks on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a hearing on three trade bills. Camp says July 28, 2012, he’s been diagnosed with a “very...

Navy christens last of 3 ships honoring 9/11 sites

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Dignitaries gather around Mary Jo Myers, wife of retired former Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers, as she breaks a champagne bottle during christening ceremonies for the USS Somerset at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard Shipyard in Avondale,...

Friend: Md. man held in shooting plot gentle giant

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Prince George’s County, Md. Police Chief Mark Magaw answers questions at the Prince George’s County Police Headquarters in Palmer Park, Md., Friday, July 27, 2012, after a news conference to discuss a suspect who police say was plotting a shooting...

Merck's 2Q net falls on charges, but sales rise

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, photo shows the exterior of the Merck offices in Palo Alto, Calif. Merck & Co., reported Friday, July 27, 2012, that their second-quarter net income fell 11.4 percent as slightly higher sales were offset by acquisition and...

Obama and Romney fight for suburban women in Colo.

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks out of 10 Downing Street after meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — If...

Man calling himself 'a joker' threatened shooting

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Prince George’s County, Md. Police Chief Mark Magaw speaks at a news conference at the Prince George’s County Police Headquarters in Palmer Park, Md., Friday, July 27, 2012, to discuss a suspect who police say was plotting a shooting in his...

Fragile European economy dampens CEOs' outlook

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2011 photo, Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical, speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative, in New York. Deteriorating financial conditions in Europe are weighing down companies’ profits. And hope of salvation...

Aging AIDS epidemic raises new health questions

July 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken July 25, 2012, Carolyn Massey, 54, of Laurel, Md., who has HIV, waits for the start of a panel on “Aging With HIV,” which she is speaking on, at the International AIDS Conference in Washington. AIDS is graying: By the end of...