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Beau Biden, Del. AG and son of VP, undergoes tests

August 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo posted by Beau Biden via his Twitter account @BeauBiden on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, and released to the AP on Monday, Aug. 19, shows Beau Biden and his father, Vice President Joe Biden, sitting on a porch and smiling while sending a message of encouragement to a Delaware team that was in the [&hellip...

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Creditors file objections to Detroit bankruptcy

August 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Retirees picket outside federal court in Detroit on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Judge Steven Rhodes set Monday as the eligibility objection deadline in the bankruptcy petition by Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr. Creditors include bond holders, insurers, banks,...

Lawyer: San Diego mayor in settlement talks

August 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Supporters of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner hold up signs during a rally at the San Diego Concourse on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, in San Diego. San Diego’s City Hall opened as usual Monday but Filner was nowhere to be found, still out of public view as he...

Obama urges regulators to enact Wall Street rules

August 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 11, 2007 file photo, a Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Three years after President Barack Obama signed a sweeping overhaul of lending and high-finance rules, implementation of the law is behind...

Prosecutors getting to motive in Fort Hood trial

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Aug. 6, 2013, file courtroom sketch, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan sits in court for his court-martial in Fort Hood, Texas. The prosecutors pursuing the death penalty against the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will...

Penn State settlement marks Sandusky milestone

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. A lawyer says his client is the first to settle a civil claim...

Family ties factor in key Senate races

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken Nov. 5, 2008, former U.S. Sen. David Pryor, D-Ark., comments in Little Rock, Ark. Pryor or members of his family have held statewide office for all but two years since 1974 in Arkansas. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)...

A look at federal role in civil rights cases

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 8, 2010, file photo a pedestrian passes a mural of Oscar Grant in Oakland, Calif., shortly before a jury delivered an involuntary manslaughter verdict in the trial of a former transit police officer, Johannes Mehserle, who shot and...

More crews arrive to help battle Idaho wildfire

August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bryandt Greczyn, left, Luke Garcia and Shaun Trabado, all members of the Midewin Hotshots of Illinois, take a break while battling the Beaver Creek Fire on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 west of Hailey, Idaho.(AP Photo/Times-News, Ashley Smith) Mandatory Credit...

Lawyer says first Penn State abuse claim settled

August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. A lawyer says his client is the first to settle a civil claim...