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Senators hush-hush as they craft immigration bill

March 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 7, 2013, file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington after a GOP policy meeting. McCain was one of a small group of Republican senators who dined with President Barack Obama the previous night to address political gridlock. McCain is one of a bipartisan [&hellip...

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Pro-gun voters put heat on Democratic senators

March 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 10, 2013 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Max Baucus addressing the Montana Legislature in Helena, Mont. Democrats who long ago embraced pro-gun politics to gain a foothold in Western and other gun-friendly states are facing constituents...

Kenya vote winner gets 50.07 pct; loser challenges

March 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga, who lost the presidential election, speaks to the media in Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, March 9, 2013. Odinga says he will not concede defeat and will contest the election result in court, saying that “democracy...

Dump truck crash closes I-90 in Ohio

March 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A dump truck is lodged underneath a pedestrian bridge over I-90 near E. 179 Street after its raised trailer struck the bridge, dumping its load and severely damaging the bridge Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Peggy Turbett)...

Catholic newspaper draws rebuke from bishop

March 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, March 6, 2013 photo, reporters and editors work in the newsroom of the National Catholic Reporter in Kansas City, Mo. The National Catholic Reporter, a newspaper known for unflinching coverage of the Catholic church scandal, was rebuked by...

Set clocks ahead for daylight saving time

March 9, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Clocks hang on a wall in Hands of Time, a clock store and repair shop in Savage, Md., Friday, March 8, 2013. It’s the weekend to spring ahead for daylight saving time. Officially, the change starts Sunday at 2 a.m., and most Americans will get an hour...

Motown founder readies for ‘last major endeavor’

March 8, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This March 5, 2013 photo shows Berry Gordy posing for a portrait in Times Square in New York. For Berry Gordy, conquering Broadway is the next – and by his own admission, last – major milestone of a magical, musical career. The 83-year-old Motown...

Job gains cut unemployment to 7.7 pct., 4-year low

March 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 photo, Sayed Mouawad, right, of Providence, R.I., gestures while speaking to a company representative during a job fair in Boston. U.S. employers ramped up hiring in February, adding 236,000 jobs and pushing the unemployment rate...

Bin Laden son-in-law could yield info on al-Qaida

March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and spokesman. Abu Ghaith has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, March 7, 2013, in what a senior congressman called a “very...

2 Civil War sailors from USS Monitor buried in Va.

March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A man in Civil War period attire salutes as two flag draped caskets arrive at Fort Meyer Memorial Chapel for services to honor two sailors from the Civil War ship, the USS Monitor, Friday, March 8, 2013 in Arlington, Va. A century and a half after the Civil...