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AP Source: Senate plan to stiffen border security

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jissela Centeno and her son Matthew Pineda of Arlington, Va., whose family is from Honduras, participates in a rally for immigration reform at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators finalizing a landmark immigration bill has agreed to require greatly increased...

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Gunman holding firefighters killed; 4 hostages OK

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

An EMT works in the back of an ambulance as it leaves an Suwanee, Ga., subdivision after an explosion and gunshots were heard near the scene where a man was holding four firefighters hostage Wednesday, April 10, 2013. A police spokesman said the suspect was...

Boost for background checks: Senators compromise

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., left, meets in his office with families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., on the day he announced that he reached a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more gun buyers, at the...

Sheriff: Knife attack at Texas college was random

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Student Anthony Gasaway talks to the media, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, the day after at least 14 people were wounded by a knife-wielding student, Dylan Quick, at the Lone Star Community College in Cypress, Texas. Quick has been charged with three counts of...

Ruling again delayed on sources in Colo. shootings

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Assistant district attorney Karen Pearson, right, and members of the prosecution team arrive for a hearing for Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes at the courthouse in Centennial, Colo., on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)...

Flavor Flav felony case headed for trial in Vegas

April 10, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 17, 2012, file photo, provided by the Las Vegas Police Department shows rapper Flavor Flav, whose name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr., in a police booking photo in Las Vegas. A judge in Las Vegas is expected to hear evidence in a...

Federal budget cuts ground Air Force aircraft

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In a Tuesday, May 29, 2012 file photo, a formation of U.S. Navy Blue Angel fighter jets perform a flyover above graduating Midshipmen during the United States Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremonies in Annapolis, Md. The commander...

Ex-Ill. lawmaker elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Robin Kelly celebrates her special primary election win in Matteson, Ill., for Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District seat, once held by Jesse Jackson Jr. She faces Republican challenger Paul McKinley in the...

Tentative farm workers deal in immigration talks

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 3, 2013 file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks in San Francisco. A tentative deal has been reached to resolve a dispute between agriculture workers and growers that was standing in the way of a sweeping immigration...

Senate showdown vote on gun curbs set for Thursday

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and the Senate GOP leadership answer questions following a Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. From left are Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and...