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Report: Ex-PSU president OK'd not reporting abuse

July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo combo, at left, in an Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, Penn State president Graham Spanier walks on the field before an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa. At right, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse in custody after being found guilty of [&hellip...

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National Guard helps patrol Colorado fire damage

July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A firefighter from the Bighorn 209, a hand crew from the Crow Agency in Montana, check for hot spots on the Waldo Canyon Fire west of Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday, June 29, 2012. After declaring a “major disaster” in the state early Friday and...

For parts of the nation, a fireworks-free Fourth

July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Thursday, June 28, 2012 photo, Paul Forman, owner of Independence Fireworks and Forman Blasters Pyrotechnics in Peru, Ind., talks about the fireworks ban in his county, in Peru, Ind. Forman says he understands the safety concerns but says his...

NY school bus monitor 'fine' with bully punishment

July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 28, 2012 file photo, bus monitor Karen Klein, of Greece, N.Y., holds flowers during an award ceremony in her honor at a radio station, in Boston. Klein, who was bullied on a bus by four seventh-graders, says she’s satisfied...

For Obama, a transcendent win still not assured

July 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama walks back to the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2012, after the Supreme Court ruled on his health care legislation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents live in a world...

Adrian wins 100 free, Jones takes 2nd at US trials

June 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Scott Weltz swims to victory in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Friday, June 29, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nathan Adrian has won the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S....

GOP plots 2013 strategy on health care repeal

June 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 14, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Cincinnati, Ohio. Turned away at the Supreme Court, congressional Republicans sketch a filibuster-proof strategy to repeal the...

Congress passes student loans, highway jobs bill

June 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 17, 2012, file photo, House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress on Friday, June 29, 2012 emphatically approved legislation preserving jobs on transportation...

Phelps cruises in 200 fly at US Olympic trials

June 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Michael Phelps, left, talks with Tyler Clary after swimming in the men’s 200-meter butterfly final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. Phelps won the final. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After a...

Campaign impact: Obama, Romney seize on ruling

June 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2012, after the Supreme Court ruled on his health care legislation. (AP Photo/Luke Sharrett pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling fiercely for the White House,...