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Maine GOP Sen. Snowe won't seek re-election

February 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 1999 file photo released by the U.S. Senate, as senators look on, Chief Justice William Rehnquist, second from left, is sworn in by Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., left, to preside over the impeachment trial of President Clinton in the Senate Chambers in Washington. Attending left to right on the [&hellip...

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Tsunami debris spreads halfway across Pacific

February 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This file photo taken Tuesday Feb. 21, 2012 shows clothing lying in heaps at the site of a neighborhood destroyed by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, in Rikuzentakata, Japan. Scientists believe ocean waves carried away 3-4 million tons of the 20...

Prosecutor: Ohio shooting suspect is 'not well'

February 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A group of students and parents pray for victims of a school shooting on the square in Chardon, Ohio Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. A gunman opened fire inside the Chardon High School cafeteria at the start of the school day Monday. Two of the victims have died and...

Partial remains of 9/11 victims went to landfill

February 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, before the Senate Budget Committee hearing on the Defense Department’s fiscal 2013 budget. (AP Photo Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Partial remains...

German lawmakers approve new Greek bailout

February 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for her speech prior to the debate and the voting of the German Parliament Bundestag about a new Greek rescue package in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Merkel urged German lawmakers to support the new rescue...

Death of Calif. girl after fight ruled homicide

February 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Students and parents arrive past a memorial, left, outside Willard Elementary School for student Joanna Ramos, 10, in Long Beach, Calif. on Monday Feb. 27,2012. Ramos, who died Friday night after a fight with an 11-year-old in an alley near their elementary...

Romney, Santorum snipe on eve of Michigan primary

February 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Tennessee State Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver, R-Lancaster, applauds as Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the legislative office complex in Nashville, Tenn., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig) LIVONIA, Mich....

5-time champ Johnson wrecks early in Daytona 500

February 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Crew members work on the car of driver Jimmie Johnson after a crash during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/John Raoux) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Five-time champion...

Obama gains with women: Jobs, social issues help

February 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, President Barack Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. It’s looking like President Barack Obama may be back in the good graces of women after a drop in approval from this critical...

NYPD head not sorry about NJ Muslim surveillance

February 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2012 file photo, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly speaks at the New York Police Department in New York. Millions of dollars in White House money has helped pay for New York Police Department programs that put...