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Jurors begin deliberations in Apple patent case

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

People wait in line to get inside for the Apple and Samsung trial during a lunch break at a federal courthouse in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. After three weeks of listening to technology experts, patent professionals and company executives debate the complicated legal claims of Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co., a [&hellip...

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GOP upheaval arrives just before Romney convention

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2012 file photo, Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., leaves a campaign rally in West Chester, Pa. This is the convention prelude of the Republicans’ dreams _ their nightmares, that is. Mitt...

NJ mom who once lost custody decapitates son, 2

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Neighbor Tayari Horcey listens to a question as she stands near 1415 Kaighn Ave., in Camden, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, after police in Camden say a 2-year-old boy was decapitated, apparently by his mother, and his head left in the freezer of their home...

Romney, Ryan pulled into abortion debate

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan found themselves dragged into a debate...

Curiosity rover takes first short spin around Mars

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

NASA scientists named the Curiosity touch-down area Bradbury Landing after writer Ray Bradbury, seen on screen, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. The six-wheel rover made its first test drive on Wednesday as a...

Ex-Penn State president disputes sex abuse report

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

John E. Riley, defense lawyer for former Penn State President Graham Spanier, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in Philadelphia. Attorneys for Spanier dispute allegations in the university-funded investigation by former FBI director...

Isaac poses potential problems for RNC

August 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Dr. Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, updates a reporter on tropical storm Isaac Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. As of 11:00 AM tropical storm Isaac’s location 15.9 degrees north, 59.3 degrees...

Obama criticizes Romney over college assistance

August 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at Capital University, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama accused rival Mitt Romney of being oblivious to the burdens of paying...

Americans tune out Afghan war as fighting rages on

August 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, March 24, 2012 file photo, villagers pray over the grave of one of the sixteen victims killed in a shooting rampage in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan. It was once President Barack...

Mo. congressman defies GOP leaders to stay in race

August 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A campaign sign stands outside the Senate campaign office of U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 in Chesterfield, Mo. Rep. Akin has come under pressure to abandon his Senate compaign after his comments that women’s bodies can prevent...