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Man kills 26 at Conn. school, including 20 kids

December 14, 2012 • Local News, National NewsComments (0)

A woman waits to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday’s shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. It was the worst [&hellip...

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Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 28, 2012 file photo shows UN Ambassador Susan Rice leaving a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rice has withdrawn from consideration for secretary of state. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Susan Rice, the embattled...

Man accused in Ore. mall shooting had ‘weird look’

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Flags fly at half staff Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012, at the entrance to the scene of a multiple shooting Tuesday at Clackamas Town Center Mall in Portland, Ore. Jacob Tyler Roberts killed two people and himself in the shooting rampage. (AP Photo/Greg...

Night talks: Obama, Boehner meet on ‘fiscal cliff’

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, where he accused President Barack Obama of not being serious about cutting government spending. Boehner is insisting that Obama wants...

Senate takes step toward banning stalking software

December 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

ADDS THAT THE LEGISLATION WAS APPROVED BY THE COMMITTEE – FILE – In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Senate Privacy, Technology and the Law subcommittee Chairman Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. presides over the subcommittee’s hearing on...

Sick girl who left Phoenix hospital appears safe

December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file hospital surveillance photo released by the Phoenix Police Department on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, Norma Bracamontes escorts her 11-year-old daughter, Emily, a leukemia patient who had her arm amputated and a heart catheter inserted due...

Court ruling on Ill. gun ban sets stage for fight

December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 7, 2012 file photo, gun owners and supporters participate in an Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day rally at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. In a big victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Tuesday, Dec....

Anti-virus software developer McAfee arrives in US

December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Software company founder John McAfee is surrounded by members of the press as he leaves an immigration detention center for the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. McAfee, who is being deported to the U.S., was detained...

US hesitant in condemning North Korean launch

December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A screen at the General Satellite Control and Command Center shows the moment North Korea’s Unha-3 rocket is launched in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket on Wednesday, defying...

Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2002 file photo, Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, left, and his daughter Anoushka Shankar laugh during the shooting of a film endorsing the strengthening of Indian laws against animal cruelty in New Delhi. Shankar, the sitar...