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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 surprised the Van Halen tour appears to be crumbling, with dozens of dates [&hellip...

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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...

Bush to return to White House for portrait event

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2010 file photo, former President George W. Bush listens as President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. Bush is returning to the White House on May 31 for the unveiling of his official...

Documents shed new light on Trayvon Martin killing

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Feb. 27, 2012 photo released by the State Attorney’s Office shows George Zimmerman, the neighborhood†watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin, with blood on the back of his head. The photo and reports were among evidence released by prosecutors...

Facebook’s IPO one of world’s largest

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

News about Facebook’s IPO moves across the Dow Jones ticker in Times Square Thursday, May 17, 2012 in New York. Facebook priced its IPO at $38 per share on Thursday, at the high end of its expected range. If extra shares reserved to cover additional...

Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken May 15, 2012, in Hope, Alaska, Cherryl Stavish poses at her Winter Cafe restaurant. Stavish works Saturdays at the Hope Post Office, and says if the U.S. Postal Service follows through on its plan to cut the rural Alaska post...

House OKs continued war in Afghanistan

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House endorsed the continued war in Afghanistan on Thursday...

Suicide adds to history of Kennedy misfortunes

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo of April 6, 2010, Robert Kennedy Jr., center, stands outside his home with his builder Jim Blansfield, left, and his wife Mary Richardson Kennedy. The estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. was found dead at the family property, Wednesday, May 16,...

McNamee admits his Clemens story changed over time

May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

After signing autographs, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — During another seven grueling hours of cross-examination that frustrated...