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Wildfire destroys most homes in Colo. history

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A thunderhead builds over the High Park wildfire and Fort Collins, Colo., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Rain could assist in fighting the wildfire that started Saturday and has burned over 50,000 acres. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) DENVER (AP) — Additional crews have arrived at a wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 85 square [&hellip...

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Ron Paul backers seek influence at GOP convention

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 5, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaks at the University of California at Berkeley, Calif. Their candidate has given up on becoming president. But Ron Paul’s supporters have been taking...

Artist faces wreckage of sandy NY tall ship

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Master Sand Sculptor Matthew Long works on repairing a sand sculpture outside the South Street Seaport museum, Saturday, June 16, 2012 in New York. The sculpture was vandalized Friday night. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Matthew Long spent...

Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in Calif.

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Feb. 8, 2011 file image provided by the U.S. Air Force shows the X-37B during encapsulation within the United Launch Alliance Atlas V 5-meter fairing in Titusville, Fla. The unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early...

Calif. lawmakers pass budget, but work unfinished

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Battery-powered lights shaped like candles are displayed at the state Capitol rotunda as a protest against budget cuts for funding of in-home health care providers in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2012. Both houses of the Legislature approved the...

Romney: Obama denying middle class a 'fair shot'

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at the Scamman Farm in Stratham, N.H., Friday, June 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) MILFORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney...

Obama acts to spare many youths from deportation

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R), responds to President Obama’s immigration speech, Friday, June 15, 2012, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Brewer said President Barack Obama represents a “pre-emptive strike” aimed at an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court...

Streisand opens her home for women's heart health

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former President Bill Clinton, center, poses with Barbra Streisand, right, and cardiologist C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, at the dedication of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, on Thursday June 14, 2012 at...

Martin Sheen on fathering: Faith, love, no regrets

June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2011 file image originally released by AARP, from left, Emilio Estevez, Ramon Estevez, Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen pose at the premiere of Emilio’s film, “The Way,” as part of AARP’s Festival For Grown...

EPA sets tighter standards for soot pollution

June 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 15, 2011, file photo Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works regarding the Clean Air Act and Public Health on Capitol Hill in Washington....