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Scorching talk: Romney, Obama battle over economy

April 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Henry Ford Museum, Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in Dearborn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Their battle joined, challenger Mitt Romney savaged President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy on Wednesday while the commander in chief commiserated up close with victims of the...

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New military photo scandal: Panetta apologizes

April 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The front page of the Los Angeles Times newspaper is shown at the Hollywood Universal News stand in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. The photograph, lower left, obtained and published by the Los Angeles Times, show American soldiers posing with the...

NYC subway plotter: We wanted to spread panic

April 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo provided by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, N.Y., Adis Medunjanin is shown. Medunjanin is on trial in New York, accused of getting terrorism training in Pakistan by al-Qaida, then returning home to plot attacks in New York. Medunjanin,...

Newborn abducted after mother fatally shot found

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Law enforcement officers leave after entering an apartment near the scene where a mother was killed and her baby kidnapped Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Spring, Texas. Investigators say a mother was fatally shot and her newborn son abducted outside a suburban...

Obama wants to target oil market manipulation

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, about a plan to increase oversight and crack down on manipulation in oil markets. From left are, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz, Treasury Secretary Timothy...

Forest Service in quandary about Colo. frozen cows

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This April 6, 2012, photo, provided by the U. S. Forest Service shows the Conundrum Creek Cabin, in the White River National Forest, near Aspen, Colo., where as many as six cows remain that froze to death. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Steve Segin said...

2nd panel blasts GSA for parties, trips, bonuses

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

GSA Chief Financial Officer Alison Doone testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, before the House Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management subcommittee hearing of an excessive conference at a Las Vegas resort...

Where's a Yellowstone bear? Look on your phone

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This June 2011 file photo shows Grizzly bear No. 399 crossing a road in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., with her three cubs. People now can use their phones to find out where somebody has just seen a bison, wolf or grizzly bear in Yellowstone...

Rubio's immigration push a potential lift for GOP

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s push for a Republican version of immigration legislation could be the answer to...

Crew in fatal yacht race joined by love of racing

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sunday April 15, 2012, a flag at the San Francisco Yacht Club hung at half staff in Belvedere, Calif. The search for four yacht crew members thrown from their boat during a weekend race off Northern California was indefinitely suspended,...