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$2M bail set in death of WWII veteran

August 27, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub talks about the arrest of a suspect in last week’s beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran during a news conference on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the Public Safety Building in Spokane, Wash. A second teenage suspect was arrested without incident early Monday morning at a friend’s [&hellip...

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Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake own the MTV VMAs

August 27, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This image released by MTV shows, from left, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick, of ‘N Sync, at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP...

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Kate Gosselin sues ex over book

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former reality TV star Kate Gosselin filed a lawsuit Monday accusing her ex-husband of stealing her hard drive and hacking into her phone and computer to get material for a tell-all book. Jon Gosselin accessed email, bank accounts and...

Former Ohio gov., congressman dies

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. and U.S. Rep. John J. Gilligan, a liberal Democrat whose creation of the state income tax was his most lasting accomplishment and also the undoing of his political career, died Monday. He was 92. Gilligan’s death was...

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Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood as Crystal Stoval delivers her niece Kayla Porter from their South Side home to Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes Monday in Chicago.

Guards escort Chicago kids to new schools

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

AP Photo Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood as Crystal Stoval delivers her niece Kayla Porter from their South Side home to Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes Monday in Chicago. CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of Chicago children whose...

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President Barack Obama applauds after awarding U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, left, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry, Monday, at the White House.

Medal of Honor awarded to Afghan war vet

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

AP Photo President Barack Obama applauds after awarding U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, left, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry, Monday, at the White House.   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s highest...

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A firefighter stands on top of a fire truck at a campground destroyed by the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Monday.

Wildfire closing in on San Francisco Bay area’s water source

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

AP Photo A firefighter stands on top of a fire truck at a campground destroyed by the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Monday.   TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. (AP) — A raging wildfire in Yosemite National Park rained ash on the reservoir that...

For Obama, world looks far different than expected

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 19, 2013, file photo U.S. President Barack Obama listens to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, address media at a joint press conference at the chancellery in Berlin. Merkel, publicly questioned the legitimacy of U.S. NSA...

Private lobbyists get public pensions in 20 states

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 9, 2013 file photo, Stephen Acquario, executive director of the New York State Association of Counties, attends a news conference in the Red Room at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Acquario is among hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20...

US overhauls process for recognizing Indian tribes

August 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 photo, Alan Russell, chairman of the Schaghticoke tribe walks in the tribe’s burial ground on reservation land in Kent, Conn. A rule change proposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs could make dozens of American Indian...