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Forecasters say Saturday storms 'life threatening'

April 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This graphic provided Friday, April 13, 2012, by NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center shows a high risk of severe weather in portions of Kansas and Oklahoma on Saturday, April 14. According to forecasters, there is a 60 percent chance of tornadoes, high wind and hail within 25 miles of a point in an area from Salina, [&hellip...

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NJ mayor carries woman out of her burning home

April 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, second right, has a bandaged right hand in front of a home in Newark, N.J., Friday, April 13, 2012, as he describes the scene Thursday when he rescued a woman from her burning home. Booker said Friday he feared for his life as he...

US officials: Drone strikes will go on in Pakistan

April 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Nov. 8, 2011 file photo shows a Predator B unmanned aircraft taxis at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. The White House has no intentions to end CIA drone strikes against militant targets on Pakistani soil, setting the two...

North Korea fires long-range rocket

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A North Korean press center worker, second right, tries to appease foreign journalists desperate for news on the launch at the press center in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, April 13, 2012. North Korea fired a long-range rocket early Friday, South Korean...

Toy grenade prompts NYC office building evacuation

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police vehicles occupy the roadway at the entrance to 2 World Financial Center, in New York, Thursday, April 12, 2012. Authorities say an evacuation was ordered as a precaution after a security guard reported a package that seemed suspicious. The One World...

Court: Managers don't have to ensure lunch breaks

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Tesla Motors workers take a lunch break together at In-N-Out Burger restaurant in Mountain View, Calif., Thursday, April 12, 2012. In a case that affects thousands of businesses and millions of workers, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that...

Prosecutors: Zimmerman ignored warning to back off

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

George Zimmerman during a court hearing Thursday April 12, 2012, in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of the 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel, Pool) SANFORD, Fla. (AP)...

Hasn't worked? Obama stands up for Romney's wife

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 19, 2012 file photo, Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Springfield, Ill. Ann Romney is firing back at a Democratic consultant who is suggesting that the wife of...

Saints name Vitt interim coach for 2012 season

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This June 21, 2011 file photo shows NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference at the NFL football owners meetings in Rosemont, Ill. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has rejected the appeals of coach Sean Payton and other New...

Postmaster general visits potential closure sites

April 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe listens to questions on Thursday, April 12, 2012, in the Helena Regional Airport in Helena, Mont., about the direction of the U.S. Postal Service. (AP Photo/The Independent Record, Dylan Brown) INGOMAR, Mont. (AP) — The...