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Chinese activist who fled house arrest lands in US

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This video image taken from AP video shows blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, second right, is pushed in a wheelchair on the tarmac to an elevator at Beijing International airport Saturday May 19, 2012. A blind Chinese activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital Saturday and boarded a plane that took off for the United [&hellip...

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I’ll Have Another wins Preakness, Triple try next

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jockey Mario Gutierrez, left, aboard, I’ll Have Another, reacts after crossing the finish line in front of Bodemeister, right, ridden by Mike E. Smith, to win the 137th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 19, 2012, in...

SpaceX rocket launch aborted in last half-second

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This framegrab from NASA-TV shows the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on the launch pad at complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., seconds after the launch was aborted due to technical problems early Saturday May 19, 2012. The...

Men accused of plotting attacks around NATO summit

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Occupy Chicago protesters march down Montrose Avenue to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emaunel’s house during a demonstration Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Chicago. Security has been high throughout the city in preparation for the NATO summit, where delegations from...

Georgia woman learns toll of flesh-eating bacteria

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated photo provided by the family shows Aimee Copeland. the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student is fighting to survive a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Copeland has learned she will lose her hands and remaining foot, and responded by...

France’s Hollande sticking to early Afghan pullout

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama meets with French President Francois Hollande, Friday, May 18, 2012, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first visit to the Oval Office, French President...

Neighbors: Highway shooting suspect a regular guy

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This composite of undated photos provided Friday, May 18, 2012 by the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department shows James D. Willie, 28, of Tunica, Miss., who authorities have charged with one count of capital murder and is expected to be charged with a...

Hagar: Not surprised at Van Halen tour woes

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Monsignor William Hodge of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in Atlantic City N.J., left, thanks rocker Sammy Hagar for a $10,000 donation to his church’s food pantry on May 18, 2012. The former Van Halen singer told The Associated Press he’s not...

Chicago protesters break away from nurses’ rally

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A protester tears down a NATO summit banner from one of the bridge towers along the Chicago River at the Michigan Ave. bridge in Chicago. Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant) CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters broke away from a large rally...

Clemens key accuser: ‘I misspoke’ about evidence

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens autographs as baseball as he leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens’ lawyer jabbed his left index finger and hammered...