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Occupy movements nationwide celebrate Thanksgiving

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Occupy San Francisco protesters walk past tents at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most Americans spent Thanksgiving snug inside homes with families and football. Others used the holiday to give thanks alongside strangers at outdoor Occupy encampments, serving turkey or donating...

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Plane with 3 men, 3 children crashes in Arizona

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu speaks at a news conference in Apache Junction, Ariz., Thursday Nov 24, 2011. A small airplane slammed into a sheer cliff in the mile-high mountains east of Phoenix and exploded, killing the six people onboard, including the...

Giffords serves Thanksgiving meal at Ariz. base

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

PREMIUM CONTENT–HIGHER RATES APPLY FOR NON-PHOTOSTREAM MEMBERS – From left; U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jon Norman, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, retired Capt. Mark Kelly, serve a Thanksgiving meal to troops at...

Thanksgiving celebrated among friends, strangers

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Members of the Redford Township Unicycle Club make their way down Woodward Ave. Photos of the 85th annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Elizabeth Conley) NEW YORK (AP) — Spectators...

Gun issue represents tough politics for Obama

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2011, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen., Rick Santorum meets with gun owners during the Cheshire County GOP Shootout in Keene, N.H. They are fuzzy about some issues but the Republican...

Occupy protests cost nation’s cities at least $13M

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

File — In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 file photo Occupy Boston protesters gather outside a building in the Financial district in Boston as law enforcement officials look on at left. In the first two months of the nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests...

Gingrich risk: Will the GOP cast its lot with him?

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 12, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential hopeful former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista buy a pork chop lunch as they campaign at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Gingrich has never been a conventional...

FBI arrests 7 in Amish haircut attacks in Ohio

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet leans on the mailbox at his home in Bergholz, Ohio. The FBI and local sheriff’s deputies arrested seven men, including Mullet, reputed leader of a breakaway Amish sect, on federal hate crime...

Father sought for murder in NJ toddler’s drowning

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Flowers rest on a chair near the front door of the home where 2-year-old Tierra Morgan lived, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lakehurst, N.J. The toddler was found dead in her car seat, partially submerged in a stream, according to authorities. Morgan was having...

Ex-Florida coach Meyer says no offer at Ohio State

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2011 file photo, Florida head coach Urban Meyer puts his arm around his wife Shelley after Florida defeated Penn State 37-24 in the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game, in Tampa, Fla. Former Florida coach Meyer continues to...