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Conn. town in mourning inundated with gifts, money

December 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Alissa Parker, left, and her husband, Robbie Parker, center, carry their daughters, Samantha, 3, and Madeline, 4, following funeral services for their 6-year old daughter, Connecticut elementary shooting victim, Emilie Parker, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Ogden, Utah. Emilie, whose family has Ogden roots,...

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Hepatitis C tests continue after NH tech’s arrest

December 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Hampshire shows David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital. Kwiatkowski is accused of stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C...

Federal government lists 2 ice seals as threatened

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 30, 2001 file photo provided by Brendan P. Kelly, a ringed seal looks out of a snow cave on the ice off of Barrow, Alaska. Ringed seals, the main prey of polar bears, and bearded seals in the Arctic Ocean will be listed as...

Parents hesitant about NRA armed schools proposal

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2012 photo, Officer Rick Moore of the Oakland school district police patrols Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, Calif. The National Rifle Association on Friday, Dec. 21 2012 called for the placement of an armed police...

Lawyer: Man likely back in Chicago jail he escaped

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A rope dangles from a window on the back side of the Metropolitan Correctional Center Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Chicago. Two convicted bank robbers used a knotted rope or bed sheets to escape from the federal prison window high above downtown Chicago early...

Stocks sink after Republicans cancel budget vote

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange observe a minute of silence before the opening bell in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims and their families, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Stocks opened sharply lower Friday on Wall Street after House...

NRA calls for armed police officer in every school

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Activist Medea Benjamin, of Code Pink, is led away by security as she protests during a statement by National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre, left, during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting on Friday,...

Obama nominates Kerry for secretary of state

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden looks on as President Barack Obama looks to Teresa Heinz Kerry, left, as he announces his nomination of her husband Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., right, as next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21,...

Snow in Midwest leaves some travelers scrambling

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Iowa State Patrol shows the scene of a 25-vehicle pileup that killed two people and injured several others Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 on Interstate 35 about 60 miles north of Des Moines, Iowa. Authorities say poor visibility caused the...

House GOP puts off vote on ‘Plan B’

December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves to the media as he walks from Marine One to the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in Washington, as he returns from Walter Reed National Military Medial Center in Bethesda, Md., where he visited injured...