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‘Survivor’ star Hatch released from RI prison

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 15, 2010 file photo, reality TV star Richard Hatch leaves federal court in Providence, R.I. Hatch on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 was released from a Rhode Island prison after serving a nine-month sentence for failing to pay back taxes. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Reality television star [&hellip...

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Lowe’s stands by decision to pull ads

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A customer walks out in front of a Lowe’s store in Allen Park, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Lowe’s is planning to stick by its decision to yank its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims despite the growing opposition the home improvement...

Gingrich assailed by rivals, fires back at Romney

December 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidates Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, take part in the Republican debate, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —...

‘Skyrim’ wins top prize at Spike Video Game Awards

December 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Shigeru Miyamoto accepts the video game hall of fame award for “The Legend of Zelda” onstage at Spike TV’s Video Game Awards on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, in Culver City, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Elder...

RG3 wins first Heisman Trophy for Baylor

December 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Heisman Trophy finalists from left, Alabama running back Trent Richardson, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, Wisconsin running back Montee Ball and LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu stand with the Heisman Trophy after an informal roundtable conference with...

Coroner IDs gunman who stalked Hollywood streets

December 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Investigators look at a body at the scene of a fatal shooting, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, in the Hollywood are of Los Angeles, Calif. A gunman who fired at cars and shouted “kill me” and “I’m gonna die!” was shot to death Friday by...

Police evict Occupy Boston protesters; 46 arrested

December 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Boston police officers remove an Occupy Boston protester from Dewey Square in Boston before dawn Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. More than 40 people were peacefully arrested as the park was cleared. The city had set a Thursday midnight deadline for protesters to...

Obama, GOP skirmish on payroll tax cut both favor

December 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in the White House briefing room in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vowed to delay Congress’ year-end vacation as well as...

2nd child shot by mom in Texas welfare office dies

December 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by Jamie Rodriguez shows Timothy Grimmer. Timothy’s father, Dale Grimmer, spent time with the hospitalized boy Thursday in San Antonio, Texas, one day after the boy’s 12-year-old sister died. The two children...

Jay-Z to raise money, perform at Carnegie Hall

December 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter attends a news event to announce his Carnegie Hall performances to benefit the United Way and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation, in New York, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z...