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NYC to round out skyline with tallest Ferris wheel

September 27, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image released by the New York Mayor’s Office, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 is an artist’s rendering of a proposed 625-foot Ferris wheel, billed as the world’s largest, planned as part of a retail and hotel complex along the Staten Island waterfront in New York. The attraction, called the New York Wheel, will cost [&hellip...

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‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor suspected of killing woman

September 27, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 14, 2011 file photo shows actor Johnny Lewis posing for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. Authorities say Lewis fell to his death after killing an elderly Los Angeles woman. Lewis...

Latest possible Hoffa burial site draws visitors

September 27, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This is the driveway in Roseville, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 where police plan to take soil Friday after a tipster said it could be the final resting place of missing Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa. Roseville Police Chief James Berlin says a man claims...

Gusty winds could push deadly So. Calif. wildfire

September 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 photo, a home burns on Tierra Del Sol Road near the community of Boulevard, Calif. Evacuations were ordered in the area because of a brush fire. No injuries were reported. (AP Photo/UT San Diego, Charlie Neuman) SAN DIEGO COUNTY...

UN chief demands global action to end war in Syria

September 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama addresses the 67th session of the General Assembly at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded international action to stop the war in...

Presidential campaign is nice, and then again not

September 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama steps to the microphone after being introduced by former President Bill Clinton, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — In a split-screen race for the...

Chemist’s education questioned in drug lab scandal

September 26, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

David Meier, right, special consul to the Governor appointed to lead the review of drug convictions which might have been compromised by a State Police drug testing lab, leads a meeting at the Department of Public Safety in Boston, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012....

Iran’s president dismisses threats on nuke program

September 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks at a high level meeting in the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday...

Boston.com launches 1st online radio with DJs

September 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 24, 2012 photo, disc jockey Julie Kramer broadcasts during her program “Lunch at Your Desk” at Radio BDC at the Boston Globe in Boston. The station, previously known as WFNX, has a new life streaming online at boston.com. Experts say...

Ex-prof gets life in prison for meeting rampage

September 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 13, 2010, file booking photo provided by the Huntsville, Ala., Police Department shows college professor Amy Bishop, charged with capital murder in the Feb. 12, 2010 shooting deaths of three faculty members at the University of Alabama...