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Man survives 180-foot plunge over Niagara Falls

May 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Niagara Falls emergency officials rescue a man who plunged over Niagara Falls and survived in an apparent suicide attempt, Monday, May 21, 2012. The man is only the third person known to have gone over without a safety device and live. A waiting helicopter flew him to Hamilton General Hospital, where a spokeswoman says he [&hellip...

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Obama snubs Pakistan head over supply routes

May 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

From left, President Barack Obama, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari talk during a family picture of NATO leaders at the NATO Summit in...

Who will drones target? Who in the US will decide?

May 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 7, 2011 file photo, White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan speaks in Washington. The Pentagon is likely to be largely sidelined from decisions on which terror leaders are targeted for drone attacks. The plan, aimed at...

After NATO summit, questions about protest mindset

May 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A protester wearing mask of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shoots out silly string during a demonstration outside Boeing corporate offices Monday, May 21 2012, in Chicago, on the final day of the NATO summit. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) — For...

Fort Hood bomb plot suspect wears mask in court

May 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This June 14, 2011, file photo shows Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo in Nashville, Tenn. Abdo, a Muslim soldier who was AWOL from Fort Campbell, Ky., is accused of planning to bomb a Killeen restaurant filled with Fort Hood soldiers and shoot any survivors...

3 charged in carjacking of pastor Marvin Winans

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated handout photo provided by the City of Detroit Police Department shows Montoya Givens. Givens is one of the three young men arraigned Sunday, May 20, 2012, in the assault and carjacking of popular Detroit pastor and gospel singing icon Marvin...

MS prison guard dies, others hurt in ‘disturbance’

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Smoke rises above the Adams County Correctional Center in Natchez, Miss., Sunday, May 20, 201, during an inmate disturbance at the prison. A guard at the southwest Mississippi prison died Sunday and several other employees were injured during what the...

Protesters march through Chicago to NATO summit

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A protester is detained by police at a march and rally during this weekend’s NATO summit in Chicago Sunday, May 20, 2012 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Chicago on Sunday in one of the...

NATO shifts to help an elusive Afghanistan peace

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

From left, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, President Barack Obama, and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, attend the opening session of the North Atlantic Council at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Sunday, May 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez...

Tortorella takes shots at Devils, defends Prust

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, center, of Sweden, gloves the puck as teammate Ryan McDonagh (27) and New Jersey Devils’ Zach Parise (9) look on during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference final playoff...