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Fire chief: Chaplain is 1 of 5 NM shooting victims

January 20, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

Bernalillo County authorities are stationed outside a home south of Albuquerque, N.M., on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, where two adults and three children were found shot to death. Authorities say a teenager has been arrested and booked on murder and other charges in connection with the shootings. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — [&hellip...

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World’s best big wave surfers compete at Mavericks

January 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Spectators cheer on Nathan Fletcher, left, and Rusty Long as they compete during a semifinal heat at the Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP)...

Latinos take on bigger role in Obama inauguration

January 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden, with his wife Jill Biden, center, holding the Biden Family Bible, shakes hands with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor after taking the oath of office during an official ceremony at the Naval Observatory, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in...

Flu season fuels debate over paid sick time laws

January 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Jan. 18 2013 photo, activists hold signs during a rally at New York’s City Hall to call for immediate action on paid sick days legislation in light of the continued spread of the flu. An unusually early and vigorous flu season is drawing...

Fiery Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 16, 1979 file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver argues with third base umpire Steve Palermo, after Palermo ejected him during the second inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in Baltimore. Weaver, the...

Former president Spanier attends Penn State game

January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, right, watches the Penn State men’s basketball game against Nebraska, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/StateCollege.com, Ben Jones) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) —...

Thousands rally against stricter gun control in US

January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Gun-rights advocate Jerry McDonald, of Layton, Utah, holds a flag outside the Utah Capitol during the national Gun Appreciation Day Rally Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —...

Chefs hail first foodies with inauguration salute

January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2011, file photo, celebrity chef Art Smith discusses a healthy journey to wellness during an interview with The Associated Press in Miami Beach, Fla., at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. Smith served as Oprah...

Armstrong’s enemies find vindication, sadness

January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 2004, file photo, U.S. Postal Service’s Lance Armstrong rides ahead of Team Phonak’s Tyler Hamilton,, center, and T-Mobile’s Jan Ullrich, of Germany, during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race...

Te’o provides answers, but more may be asked

January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o listens during an interview with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap, right, on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. ESPN says Te’o maintains he was never involved in creating the dead...