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Woman becomes 1st to row solo from Japan to Alaska

September 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image provided by James Sebright, Sarah Outen celebrates after arriving into Adek, Alaska on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Outen, a 28-year-old British adventurer, became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea. [&hellip...

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Cherokee child handed over to adoptive parents

September 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

RE-TRANS WITH UPDATED INFO – This undated photo provided by the Capobianco Family shows four-year-old Veronica, left, with Melanie Capobianco during a recent visitation. The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 said it won’t intervene...

Officials: Woman, 79, found dead in Colo. flood

September 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden, center right, arrives with Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, in Greeley, Colo. after surveying the flood damage in the area, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Kathryn Scott Osler, Pool) DENVER (AP) — A 79-year-old...

Trove of Mich. folk music unearthed in archive

September 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In an undated photo provided by the Library of Congress, a member of the Floriani family performs in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Michigan was fertile ground for folk music, brought to the region by a wave of immigrants in the early 20th Century and...

Va. man misidentified as DC shooter knew 1 victim

September 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rollie Chance stands in his home on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 in Stafford, Va. A week ago, Chance was working the phones, worried that some of his friends at the Washington Navy Yard may have been killed in a mass shooting there. Then, he received a call that he...

GOP offers smaller budget cuts on debt measure

September 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 19, 2013, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks with reporters about the looming deadline to fund the government and the fight among House Republicans on a strategy on Capitol Hill in Washington. In comments on CNN’s...

Rising immigrant deaths put burden on Texas county

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 23, 2013, photo, rancher Lavoyger Durham checks a 55-gallon he keeps filled with water jugs and marked by a flag on his ranch, near Falfurrias, Texas. Brooks County, home to a Border Patrol checkpoint about an hour north of the border, handled...

Obama says fight for gun laws ‘ought to obsess us’

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama comforts an unidentifed woman sitting in the family section at a memorial service for the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting at Marine Barracks Washington Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. A gunman killed 12 people in the Navy Yard on...

Stenson wins Tour Championship and $10M FedEx Cup

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, gives a thumbs up gesture as he celebrates with the trophy after winning the FedEx Cup along with the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA...

Surf industry hopes surf parks will expand sport

September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A surfer rides the machine-made wave at Wavehouse San Diego Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in San Diego. Surf parks – massive pools with repeating, artificial waves – are the latest buzzword in the surf community. Momentum around surf parks has been...