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Supercommittee: Boehner calls tax plan fair offer

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Supercommittee member Sen. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., right, rushes through the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, to a closed-door meeting with other Republican members of the Supercommittee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner publicly blessed a Republican deficit-reduction plan Tuesday that would raise...

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Email, TV talk add new twists to Penn State case

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2011 file photo, former Penn State football defensive coordinator Gerald “Jerry” Sandusky sits in a car as he leaves the office of Centre County Magisterial District Judge Leslie A. Dutchcot in State College, Pa....

Police arrest 13 protesting Ala. immigration law

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators Caesar Marroquiz, left, of Philadelphia, Penn., and Ernesto Zumaya, 24, of Los Angeles link their arms together and wait to be arrested during a demonstration in the lobby of the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., Tuesday Nov. 15, 2011....

Ex-prosecutor knocks Casey Anthony lawyer, jurors

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 4, 2011, file photo, Assistant State Attorney Jeff Ashton gives the final rebuttal in the Casey Anthony murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla. Ashton takes aim at the Florida mother’s attorneys in his new...

Lawmakers criticize US aid to creditor China

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, Asia and the Pacific subcommittee Chairman Rep. Donald Manzullo, R-Ill., presides over a subcommittee’s hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans and Democrats are criticizing the U.S....

Mayors, police chiefs talk strategy on protests

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, photo, supporters discuss a proposal during the Occupy Oakland general assembly in Oakland, Calif. The general assembly attracted about 500 people and was the first one since the previous night’s peaceful eviction of the...

Mich. researcher works on orchard system of future

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This Oct. 13, 2007, publicly distributed handout photo provided by Michigan State University, shows apples as seen from the MSU heritage orchard in East Lansing, Mich. A Michigan State University researcher has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to work with a...

Videos document Giffords’ progress since shooting

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 17, 2011 file photo, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is seen at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. Giffords is appearing on ABC’s “20/20” show Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. It’s her first extended interview since the January...

President of Pa. charity linked to abuse resigns

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A sign for The Second Mile charity is seen outside the organization’s headquarters in State College, Pa., on Saturday Nov. 2, 2011. The charity’s founder, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, was charged Saturday with 40...

Cain accuser’s former boyfriend says they all met

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Attorney Gloria Allred introduces Victor Jay Zuckerman, left, the former boyfriend of Allred’s client, Sharon Bialek, during a news conference in Shreveport, La., Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Zuckerman said Monday that he and Bialek met Herman Cain in the...