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‘Red October’ novelist Tom Clancy dies at 66

October 2, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image provided by Paramount Studios shows a scene from “The Hunt for Red October” starring, from left, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin and Scott Glenn. The film is based on the book by Tom Clancy. Clancy, the bestselling author of “The Hunt for Red October” and other wildly successful technological...

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Strap on your computer, wearable tech taking off c

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, photo, Jenn de la Vega wears a device on her hand as she gives a demonstration on a Technicolor mobile app that measures analytics for emotional response to content that will give feedback to the content creators at the GLAZED...

BP executive defends spill response tactics

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday July 12, 2010 image from video made available by BP PLC, oil flows out of the top of the transition spool, which was placed into the gushing wellhead and will house the new containment cap, at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil...

Your fault! No shutdown end; Dems, GOP trade blame

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks out of his office to the House Chamber on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in Washington. Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a protracted dispute over President Barack...

Govt. shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Army quarterback Angel Santiago (3) is dragged down by the helmet by Louisiana Tech safety Thomas McDonald (33) just shy of the end zone on a quarterback keeper in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Dallas. Army won...

Sept. US sales falter, but automakers see rebound

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 photo Chevrolet passenger cars form a row on a dealer’s lot in Needham, Mass. U.S. auto sales for September are released on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Steven Senne_ DETROIT (AP) — Automakers expect little impact...

US manufacturing expands at best pace in 2½ years

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, file photo, employees work at the Motorola smartphone plant in Fort Worth, Texas. The plant is the only U.S. factory making mobile phones. The Institute for Supply Management issues its U.S. manufacturing index...

Stocks fall as government heads toward shutdown

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) NEW YORK (AP) —...

NC Republicans vow to fight US DOJ over voter laws

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In a June 30, 1982 file photo, President Ronald Reagan signs an expansion of the 1965 Voting Rights Bill during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial...

2 generals forced to retire for Afghan breach

September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Marine Corps, shows Maj. Gen. Gregg Sturdevant at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calf.. In a rare move, Gen. James Amos, the commandant of the Marine Corps, on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, forced two generals into retirement after...