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Newborn abducted after mother fatally shot found

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Law enforcement officers leave after entering an apartment near the scene where a mother was killed and her baby kidnapped Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Spring, Texas. Investigators say a mother was fatally shot and her newborn son abducted outside a suburban Houston pediatric center. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) SPRING, Texas (AP) — Authorities say [&hellip...

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Obama wants to target oil market manipulation

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, about a plan to increase oversight and crack down on manipulation in oil markets. From left are, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz, Treasury Secretary Timothy...

Forest Service in quandary about Colo. frozen cows

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This April 6, 2012, photo, provided by the U. S. Forest Service shows the Conundrum Creek Cabin, in the White River National Forest, near Aspen, Colo., where as many as six cows remain that froze to death. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Steve Segin said...

2nd panel blasts GSA for parties, trips, bonuses

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

GSA Chief Financial Officer Alison Doone testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, before the House Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management subcommittee hearing of an excessive conference at a Las Vegas resort...

Where's a Yellowstone bear? Look on your phone

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This June 2011 file photo shows Grizzly bear No. 399 crossing a road in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., with her three cubs. People now can use their phones to find out where somebody has just seen a bison, wolf or grizzly bear in Yellowstone...

Rubio's immigration push a potential lift for GOP

April 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s push for a Republican version of immigration legislation could be the answer to...

Crew in fatal yacht race joined by love of racing

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sunday April 15, 2012, a flag at the San Francisco Yacht Club hung at half staff in Belvedere, Calif. The search for four yacht crew members thrown from their boat during a weekend race off Northern California was indefinitely suspended,...

'GMA' poised to snap long 'Today' winning streak

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this April 11, 2012 photo released by ABC, host Robin Roberts, left, speaks with TV personality Sherri Shepherd and her dance partner Val Chmerkovskiy after they were eliminated from the celebrity dance competition series “Dancing with the...

GSA executive asserts right to remain silent

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, D-Calif., right, talks with the Committee’s ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2012, during the committee’s...

Judges, journalists clash over courtroom tweets

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo shows the courtroom where William Balfour, the man accused of killing Jennifer Hudson’s family will be tried, Monday, April 16, 2012, in Chicago. The Trial will begin next week in the Cook County Criminal Courts Building. The use of Twitter...