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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 students and their parents lower interest rates for loans is heading toward its [&hellip...

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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...

House approves lower rates on student loans

July 31, 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...

Manning guilty of 20 charges, not aiding the enemy

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after receiving a verdict in his court martial. Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge he faced — but was convicted of...

Chrysler’s 2Q net income up 16 pct on US sales

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, July 29, 2013, photo, a Chrysler 300 sits on the lot of Midstate Motors in Berlin, Vt. Chrysler reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is having some growing pains. The...

Waiting for Bernanke, stocks plod indecisively

July 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This July 29, 2013 photo, Trader Michael Conlon rushes across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures rose modestly Tuesday, July 30, 2013, with most investors taking a wait-and-see approach ahead of a two-day Fed policy meeting. (AP...