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With parade, Newtown reflects ‘how we’re healing’

September 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

\ ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, SEPT. 1, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – In this Oct. 9, 2011 photo, children help hold up a giant American flag as it passes down Main Street during the annual Labor Day parade in Newtown, Conn. The town’s upcoming 2013 parade comes nearly nine months after shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary [&hellip...

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Facts, figures as students return to the classroom

September 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, first-grade teacher Allyson Strider reads to her students at Plaza Towers Elementary school on their first day of classes in their temporary location in Central Jr. High school in Moore, Okla. Parents across the...

Park City ski area served with eviction notice over lease dispute

September 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lease dispute between two Park City ski resorts has escalated with one resort serving an eviction notice on the other, the rivals said Thursday. Park City Mountain Resort is supposed to vacate its ski area — and leave the chair...

President Barack Obama makes a statement about the crisis in Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House

Obama seeks congressional OK for strike

August 31, 2013 • Local News, National NewsComments (0)

Above: President Barack Obama makes a statement about the crisis in Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House, Saturday.   Right: Rachel Lee Richards stands with opponents of U.S. military action in Syria at New York’s Times Square on Saturday....

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Scant foreign support for US strikes on Syria

August 30, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

AP Photos Members of the local Syrian community march in protest against the United States’ involvement in Syria, Friday, in Allentown, Pa.   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is poised to become the first U.S. leader in three decades to...

Filner ends tumultuous tenure as San Diego mayor

August 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Attorney Gloria Allred speaks during a press conference with Katherine Ragazzino, second right, and sexual assault victims Peggy Shannon, left, and Michelle Tyler, right, at a hotel on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in San Diego. The conference celebrated the San...

Syrians bracing for possible US strike

August 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image provided by The White House, President Barack Obama meets with his national security staff to discuss the situation in Syria, in the Situation Room of the White House, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Washington, including from left national security...

Teen guilty of murdering Georgia baby in stroller

August 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, De’Marquise Elkins appears in court during his trial in Marietta, Ga. Closing arguments began Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Elkins’ trial. He is accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller...

Progress seen at Sierra fire, but smoke spreads

August 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Big Bear firefighter Jon Curtis keeps an eye on the flames of an encroaching ‘slop over’ fire that jumped Hwy 120 east of Hardin Flat Rd. in the Stanislaus National Forest earlier in the week Saturday night (08-24-13) when the Rim Fire was still...

After tough August, investors face scary September

August 30, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Jason Hardzewicz, a floor official and trader for Barclays, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in New York. Disappointing news on consumer spending helped pull stocks lower Friday in a quiet end to the...