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Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

September 15, 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 in Washington. The Federal Reserve is expected to take its first step toward reducing the...

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Police: Ohio mobile home fire kills man, 5 kids

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Anna Angel, right, is comforted by her mother Linda Ramirez, left, while exiting Tiffin Mercy Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2103 in Tiffin, Ohio. Angel is the mother of the five children that were killed during the fire that swept through a mobile home Sunday...

In Iowa, Biden touts diplomatic progress in Syria

September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, right, before speaking at Harkin’s annual fundraising steak fry dinner, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Joe...

Police: Calif. mother arrested in 2 kids’ deaths

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Anthony Bertagna, with the Santa Ana Police Department talks with media Saturday Sept. 14, 2013, outside the Hampton Inn Suites in Santa Ana, Calif., where the bodies of two children were found dead. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Mindy Schauer) SANTA ANA,...

Rescuers issue stern warning to flooded towns

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A resident sits in her front door and looks at flood waters in Longmont, Colo., on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state. National Guard helicopters have been evacuating residents from the hardest hit...

Syria weapons deal averts US military move for now

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, deliver statements in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday Sept. 14, 2013. U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said Saturday they have reached...

DeLoreans getting ‘Back to the Future’ makeovers

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This Sept. 10, 2013 photo shows a refurbished DeLorean auto designed to replicate the car used in the film, Back to the Future at the DeLorean Motor company in Huntington Beach, Calif. The car is owned by Service Manager Danny Botkin. (AP Photo/ Orange County...

Six Flags reopens Texas Giant ride after death

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 20, 2013 photo, the Texas Giant roller coaster ride sits idle at Six Flags Over Texas park in Arlington, Texas, a day after a woman fell from the ride to her death. The park on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 announced that the ride will...

After acquittal, Zimmerman still in spotlight

September 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 file photo, George Zimmerman, right, is escorted to a home by a Lake Mary police officer, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a domestic incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife Shellie had lived during his murder trial....

Investigators: 36k got improper disability pay

September 13, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 11, 2013 file photo shows the Social Security Administration’s main campus in Woodlawn, Md. Congressional investigators say Social Security has made more than $1 billion in improper disability payments to people who had jobs when...