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Official: Colo murder suspect tried to steal plane

July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

An aerial view shows the St. George Municipal Airport Tuesday, July 17, 2012. A SkyWest Airlines employee wanted in a murder case attempted to steal a passenger plane, then shot himself in the head after crashing the aircraft in a nearby parking lot, officials said Tuesday. Brian Hedglin, 40, scaled a razor wire fence at [&hellip...

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Bush Institute launches book on economic growth

July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former President George W. Bush, right, visits during a release reception for a book titled “The 4 Percent Solution: Unleashing the Economic Growth America Needs,” during a release party Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Dallas. The George W. Bush...

States saying no to 'Obamacare' could see downside

July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 7, 2012 photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Texas Republican Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. For Perry, saying “no” to the federal health care law could also mean turning away coverage for up to 1.3 million...

Oregon man recovering from rare case of plague

July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo supplied by the Gaylord family taken July 11, 2012, at a hospital in Bend, Ore., shows the blackened hand of Paul Gaylord as he recovers from the plague. Gaylord contracted the disease when he tried to pull a mouse out of the mouth of his cat,...

Yahoo CEO's pregnancy reignites a perennial debate

July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE- In this Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, file photo, Marissa Mayer, VP of Search Products and User Experience for Google, speaks in Mountain View, Calif. Yahoo announced Monday, July 16, 2012, it is hiring Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the...

90-year-old Maine man skydives for first time

July 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sunday, July 15, 2012 photo, 90-year-old Lester Slate, right, of Exeter, Maine, sits on the ground after his first skydiving jump made in tandem with instructor Matt Riendeau, left, at Central Maine Skydiving in Pittsfield, Maine. (AP Photo/Bangor...

Cronyism and outsourcing: Romney, Obama trade jabs

July 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Cincinnati Music Hall in Cincinnati, Monday, July 16, 2012. Obama is spending the day campaigning in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) CINCINNATI (AP) — Using unusually vivid language, Mitt Romney...

Stephen Covey, '7 Habits' author, dies at 79

July 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Feb. 25, 2003 file photo shows Dr. Stephen R. Covey at a training session at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Covey, the motivational speaker best known for the book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” died Monday,...

Paterno family denies Louis Freeh report findings

July 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., Friday, July 13, 2012. After an eight-month inquiry, former FBI director Louis Freeh’s firm produced a 267-page report that...

LA sheriff: Man recovers car 42 years after theft

July 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Mr. & Mrs. Russell with car back in their Texas garage after it was delivered to Robert Russell ‘s home in Texas. Russell whose prized 1967 Austin Healy sports car was...