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50 years after King, marchers gather again in DC

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2011, file photo President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. Next Wednesday, on Aug. 28, Obama, the nation’s first black president, will stand near the spot where King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech 50 years ago during the [&hellip...

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School employee helped avert tragedy in standoff

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy media specialist Harold Grant welcomes children as they arrive at McNair High School on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, a day after an armed suspect caused an ordeal at their school in Decatur, Ga. The learning academy...

Staff Sgt. Bales apologizes for Afghan massacre

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Former pro football player Marc Edwards, left, speaks with reporters Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, outside the courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., where Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was being sentenced for the massacre of 16 Afghan civilians last year....

With deal in place, will San Diego mayor leave?

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner enters a black SUV parked near City Hall after loading boxes in the backseat in this photo tweeted by city employee Diana Palacios, Wednesday night, Aug. 21, 2013. A tentative deal has been reached involving the sexual harassment...

No verdict yet in Fort Hood shooting trial

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom sketch, U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is shown during closing arguments of his court martial, Thursday Aug. 22, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley) FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009...

German woman who lost arm to shark in Maui dies

August 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Chairman William Aila of the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, center, speaks to reporters at a news conference in Honolulu on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Hawaii officials plan to spend the next two years studying tiger shark movements around Maui...

NSA collected thousands of US communications

August 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, file photo, Verizon special service technician Mark Rose adjust cables attached to a framework in a Verizon network room at the Main Post Office in New York. Three senior U.S. intelligence officials said...

Details emerge about Ga. school shooting suspect

August 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy media specialist Harold Grant welcomes children as they arrive at McNair High School on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, a day after an armed suspect caused an ordeal at their school in Decatur, Ga. The learning academy...

Nixon tapes span Watergate, Soviet summit

August 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 18,1973 file photo, Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev, left, whispers in the ear of President Richard M. Nixon as the two leaders stand on a balcony at the White House in Washington. The meeting was the only summit ever recorded on an...

Hasan: ‘Illegal war’ provoked Fort Hood rampage

August 22, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom sketch, Judge Col. Tara Osborn, is shown during court proceedings in the court martial of U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan rested his case Wednesday without calling any witnesses or...