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In Obama era, have race relations improved?

July 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this July 27, 2012, photo President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. As the nation moves toward the multiracial future heralded by this son of an African father and white mother, the events of Obama’s first term, and what people make of them, help trace the racial [&hellip...

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Catholic schools see marketing aid enrollment

July 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This July 18, 2012, photo shows students wandering down the halls of Our Lady of Lourdes during summer school in Los Angeles. After 97 years, Our Lady of Lourdes School was closing, enrollment had dwindled to just 35 children last year at what was once one of...

Hundreds celebrate rare white bison at Conn. farm

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 18, 2012 file photo, a white bison calf walks in a field at the Mohawk Bison farm in Goshen, Conn. Hundreds of Native Americans attended ceremonies at the farm Saturday, July 28, 2012, to name the rare white bison, revered as a...

100 days to go: Tight race, defining moments left

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this July 23, 2012, photo Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, hosts a small-business roundtable during a campaign stop at Endural LLC in Costa Mesa, Calif. Stubbornly close and deeply divisive, the presidential race...

House Ways and Means chairman fighting cancer

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2011, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. David Camp, R-Mich., talks on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a hearing on three trade bills. Camp says July 28, 2012, he’s been diagnosed with a “very...

Navy christens last of 3 ships honoring 9/11 sites

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Dignitaries gather around Mary Jo Myers, wife of retired former Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers, as she breaks a champagne bottle during christening ceremonies for the USS Somerset at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard Shipyard in Avondale,...

Friend: Md. man held in shooting plot gentle giant

July 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Prince George’s County, Md. Police Chief Mark Magaw answers questions at the Prince George’s County Police Headquarters in Palmer Park, Md., Friday, July 27, 2012, after a news conference to discuss a suspect who police say was plotting a shooting...

Merck's 2Q net falls on charges, but sales rise

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, photo shows the exterior of the Merck offices in Palo Alto, Calif. Merck & Co., reported Friday, July 27, 2012, that their second-quarter net income fell 11.4 percent as slightly higher sales were offset by acquisition and...

Obama and Romney fight for suburban women in Colo.

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks out of 10 Downing Street after meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — If...

Man calling himself 'a joker' threatened shooting

July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Prince George’s County, Md. Police Chief Mark Magaw speaks at a news conference at the Prince George’s County Police Headquarters in Palmer Park, Md., Friday, July 27, 2012, to discuss a suspect who police say was plotting a shooting in his...