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Medicare costs to reduce Social Security increase

October 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. About 55 million Social Security recipients will get in 2012 their first increase in benefits since 2009, a 3.6 percent raise. But higher Medicare premiums could...

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Okla. judge blocks abortion law from taking effect

October 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this photo taken Oct. 18, 2011, Michelle Movahed, staff attorney for the Center of Reproductive Rights in New York City, answers a question following a hearing in an Oklahoma County courtroom on an Oklahoma abortion law, in Oklahoma City. An...

All against Cain: Upstart targeted in GOP debate

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks during a Republican presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential contenders attacked upstart Herman Cain’s...

Fashion guru gets the boot on ‘Dancing’

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image released by ABC, TV personality Rob Kardashian, right, and his partner Cheryl Burke perform on the celebrity dance competition series “Dancing with the Stars,” Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) LOS...

Cincinnati financier Carl Lindner Jr. dies

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Carl Lindner Jr., chairman of American Financial Group Inc., shown acknowledging the crowd at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 in Mason, Ohio. Lindner has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) CINCINNATI (AP)...

NBA players, owners meeting with mediator

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Federal mediator George Cohen, right, arrives for labor talks between the NBA and players’ association, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 in New York. NBA commissioner David Stern said last week during an interview with WFAN radio in New York that without a deal...

From barbecue to Bieber on Obama bus tour

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama stops to visit with people on the side of the road in Brodnax, Va, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Obama is on a three-day bus tour promoting the American Jobs Act. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama said he...

KC police want more from parents of missing baby

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This file photo provided Oct. 4, 2011, by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, shows Lisa Irwin. Police and federal authorities have been searching extensively for Irwin who was 10 months old when her parents reported her missing on Oct....

Social Security to hand out first raises since ’09

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. Social Security recipients will get a raise in January _ their...

Selena Gomez granted temporary restraining order

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Actress-singer Selena Gomez poses at the premiere of the film “The Thing,” Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in Los Angeles. Court records show Gomez was granted a temporary restraining order, Monday Oct. 17, 2011, against Thomas Brodnicki, a man police say...