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Starbucks’ progressive ways draw fire on guns

September 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Starbucks’ corporate headquarters is seen in this Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 file photo taken, in Seattle. Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms. The Seattle-based company plans to buy ad space in major national newspapers including The New York [&hellip...

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Navy Yard gunman told police he was hearing voices

September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Savannah Walker, right, hugs Alex James during a candlelight vigil in honor of Richard Michael Ridgell at Jaycee Park in Westminster, Md. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Ridgell was killed in Monday’s shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington. (AP Photo/Carroll...

Quinn endorses fellow Dem de Blasio for NY mayor

September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota speaks during a news conference to congratulate democratic nominee Bill de Blasio on his primary election victory Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in New York. De Blasio will face Lhota in the Nov. 5 election. (AP Photo/Frank...

Mom charged with killing children asks for death

September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Marilyn Kay Edge, right, is shown on a monitor during a video arraignment with Orange County deputy public defender, Arlene Speiser, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Santa Ana, Calif. Marilyn Kay Edge was ordered to remain jailed without bail pending her...

Obama seeks Congress’ support for Syria plan

September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant and U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power confer in the United Nations Security Council, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Moscow insisted on Tuesday that a new Security Council resolution on Syria not allow the use of force, while the...

Federal gun laws didn’t block Navy Yard shooter

September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, second from right, present a wreath at the Navy Memorial in Washington to remember the victims of Monday’s deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Tuesday, Sept....

As air rescues wind down, some refuse to leave

September 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Nancy Cousins cleans off furniture that was in her flooded basement in Longmont, Colo., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization...

Emmy host Neil Patrick Harris is magic ambassador

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept 10, 2013, Neil Patrick Harris poses for a portrait at the Magic Castle on in Los Angeles. As the 41-year-old entertainer prepares to host the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, he talks to Associated Press...

Turkey Talk Line to have 1st male spokesman

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Butterball shows Butterball’s Turkey Talk Line. The line, which has grown from six operators to about 60 since it launched in 1981, has never hired men. But starting Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, Butterball will begin offering an...

As Fed meets this week it faces many uncertainties

September 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July, 18, 2013, file photo shows Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill...