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Pettitte agrees he may have misunderstood Clemens

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former Major League baseball pitcher Andy Pettitte leaves the Federal Court in Washington, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, after testifying in Roger Clemens; trial. Pettitte acknowledged under cross-examination Wednesday that he might have misunderstood Roger Clemens when Pettitte said he heard his former teammate say he used human growth hormone. (AP Photo/Haraz...

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‘The Scream’ fetches record $119.9M at NYC auction

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” is auctioned at Sotheby’s Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in New York. The image is one of four versions created by the Norwegian expressionist painter. Three are in Norwegian museums. The one at the Sotheby’s...

Cleveland won’t renew Occupy group’s permit

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Photos provided by the FBI show five men arrested Monday, April 30, 2012, and accused of plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland, Ohio, the FBI announced Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Top row, from left, are Douglas Wright, Brandon Baxter and Anthony Hayne....

Police: Junior Seau found dead at California home

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A San Diego Chargers hat with the words “Thank you, Junior” sits in front of the doors of former NFL football player Junior Seau’s restaurant, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in San Diego. The former NFL star was found shot to death at his home in...

Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Daniel Chong appears at a news conference where he discussed his detention by the DEA during a news conference on May 1, 2012 in San Diego. Chong, a U.S. college student, was forgotten by federal drug agents and left in a holding cell for five days without...

Adviser recounts Edwards’ wife reacting to affair

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former Sen. John Edwards, right, leads his mother Bobbie Edwards, center, and father Wallace Edwards, into the Federal Courthouse in Greensboro, N.C. Tuesday, May 2, 2012. Edwards is accused of conspiring to secretly obtain more than $900,000 from two wealthy...

13 charged in hazing death of Fla. band member

May 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Florida State Attorney Lawson Lamar, center, announces charges against 13 people in the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion during a news conference in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, May 2, 2012. The charges were announced more...

Human rights showdown awaits Clinton in Beijing

May 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the China Aid Association shows blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangchen in Shandong province, China. Chen, a well-known dissident who angered authorities in rural China by exposing forced abortions, made a surprise escape...

Bouncy houses cushion bear’s fall from tree

May 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama delivers a speech from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — When a black bear climbed a tree in a central Arkansas city and refused to come down, authorities...

Stinging gas sends May Day protesters fleeing

May 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Protesters break windows on downtown businesses including American Apparel and NikeTown during a May Day rally on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in downtown Seattle. About two dozen of the hundreds of protesters that participated in the march shattered windows and...