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New photo shows work at NKorea nuclear test site

April 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This April 18, 2012 satellite image provided by GeoEye appears to show a train of mining carts, at the lower center of the frame, and other preparations underway at North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site but no indication of when a detonation might take place, according to analysis by the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins [&hellip...

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In speech, Biden attacks Romney on foreign policy

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 15, 2012, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden in Toledo, Ohio. Biden has issued a strong defense of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy record and suggested that Republican Mitt Romney doesn’t understand the role of...

ACLU sues Border Patrol over traffic stops

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 photo shows Israel Ramos Contreras at Forks High School where he goes to school in Forks, Wash. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday, April 26, 2012 on behalf of Ramos and two other plaintiffs, seeking to...

Ex-Edwards aide: Donors' cash went into NC house

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2009, file photo, Rielle Hunter, mistress of former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, leaves the Terry Sanford Federal Building and Courthouse in Raleigh, N.C. Andrew Young, once an aide and good friend to...

Report: Florida troopers erred before Jan. crashes

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2012, file photo, debris and wreckage lie along the highway after a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 near Gainesville, Fla. The Florida Highway Patrol is releasing a report on the fog- and smoke-shrouded Interstate 75...

Lesbian Scout leader ousted in Ohio; parents upset

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Wednesday, April 25, 2012 photo shows Jennifer Tyrrell and her son Cruz Burns, 7, during a visit to New York. Tyrrell traveled to New York from her home in Bridgeport, Ohio, to build momentum for a petition to overturn what she says are Ohio Boy...

Report: Rebates from health care law will top $1B

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 18, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Dearborn, Mich. More than three million health insurance policyholders and thousands of employers will share $1.3 billion in rebates this year, thanks to President Barack...

Parity reigning in NHL playoffs

April 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Los Angeles Kings’ Jarret Stoll, right, and Dwight King celebrate after Stoll scored the game-winning goal against Vancouver Canucks’ goalie Cory Schneider during the first overtime period of game 5 of an NHL Western Conference quarterfinal...

Burger King makes cage-free eggs, pork promise

April 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 24, 2010 file photo, patrons enjoy a meal at a Burger King in Springfield, Ill. The movement by U.S. food corporations toward more humane treatment of animals experienced a whopper of a shift Wednesday, April 25, 2012, when Burger...

Senate votes to slow closing of post offices

April 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine., Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., and Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., speak about the Postal Reform Bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — The...