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Penn State trustees hire law firm in abuse scandal

November 18, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2011, file photo, Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary looks on during an NCAA college football game against Iowa in State College, Pa. Neither campus nor city police received reports from McQueary who testified to a grand jury that he saw a former defensive coordinator raping a boy [&hellip...

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Special Forces equals Green Berets. Got it?

November 18, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Joseph P. Kennedy II, second from left, attends a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s designation of the name of the Special Forces Green Berets, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at Arlington National Cemetery in...

As fewer buy homes, apartment construction surges

November 18, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This Oct. 18, 2011 photo, shows two new home developments in Canonsburg, Pa. U.S. builders started slightly fewer homes in October but a wave of apartment construction is being planned, a good sign for the struggling housing market. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)...

Cain meeting with Union Leader newspaper canceled

November 18, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Herman Cain smiles as he talks to reporters a a campaign stop at the Statehouse, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain...

4 dead, several hurt as storm pounds the Southeast

November 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Chad Scott inspects damage to his cousins home in Auburn, Ala., Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. A path of storms swept across the state leaving behind fallen trees and some heavy wind damage. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A strong storm system...

Suspect in shooting near White House arrested

November 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Law enforcement officers photograph a window at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, as seen from the South Lawn. A bullet hit an exterior window of the White House and was stopped by ballistic glass, the Secret Service said. An additional...

Now what? Few tangible effects of Wall St protests

November 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A solitary Occupy Wall Street protestor holds a sign outside a nearly empty Zuccotti Park during the early morning hours, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, in New York. Crackdowns against the Occupy Wall Street encampments across the country reached the epicenter of...

Democrats, Republicans far apart on deficit deal

November 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., right, answers questions after a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. Huddling behind him, from left are, Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., Sen. Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D, and Sen. Mark Warner,...

Case tossed against accused Selena Gomez stalker

November 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo, Selena Gomez poses on the red carpet at the MTV European Music Awards 2011, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A judge on Wednesday, Nov. 16, dismissed a stalking charge against Thomas Brodnicki, who has a history of...

Missouri mother charged with murdering toddler son

November 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided Nov. 16, 2011, by the St. Louis County Police shows Shelby Dasher. Dasher was charged Wednesday, Nov. 16, with second-degree murder in the death of her son, Tyler, whose body was found discarded near a cemetery about a mile from home on...