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Monday MLB drug deal deadline as playoffs loom

August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez leaves the team’s minor league complex after a rehabilitation workout Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. Major League Baseball is threatening to kick A-Rod out of the game for life unless the New York star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the [&hellip...

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Ohio man who kidnapped 3 women gets life in prison

August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Michelle Knight speaks during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro, a onetime school bus driver faces sentencing for kidnapping three women and subjecting them to years of sexual and physical abuse. (AP Photo/Tony...

Employers aren’t cutting, or adding, many staffers

August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, June 24, 2013, photo, a recruiter waits to meet with job seekers at a career fair, in King of Prussia, Pa. The Labor Department reports on the number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the last week of July on Thursday, Aug....

NSA chief talks at hackers’ conference in Vegas

August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Hackers and security personal attend the Black Hat hacker conference on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Las Vegas. National Security Agency head Army Gen. Keith Alexander was the keynote speaker at the conference. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The...

House approves lower rates on student loans

August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 17, 2013 file photo, House Education Committee Chairman Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., left, followed by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. A deal that gives college...

Nuptials at midnight as gay marriage hits Minn.

July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak takes a moment to himself as he prepares for the evening’s weddings at City Hall, Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Minneapolis. Dozens of Minnesota gay couples made last-minute preparations Wednesday for midnight marriages,...

NYC mayoral hopefuls adjust to Weiner collapse

July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 14, 2013 file photo, New York City Democratic mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn listens during a discussion about health and wellness at Barnard College in New York. While rivals have called for embattled mayoral candidate Anthony...

Lohan completes rehab stint; more therapy ordered

July 31, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan attends the Mr. Pink Ginseng launch party at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A Los Angeles judge ordered Lohan on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, to undergo 18 months of therapy...

Prosecutor: Kidnapped Ohio women kept diaries

July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty listens to court proceedings in the plea agreement of Ariel Castro, Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. Castro, who imprisoned three women in his home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded...

Origin of salad-linked outbreak remains a mystery

July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a photomicrograph of a fresh stool sample, which had been prepared using a 10% formalin solution, and stained with modified acid-fast stain, reveals the presence of four Cyclospora...