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George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 14, 1972 file photo, Sen. George S. McGovern with his wife, Eleanor, and Sen. Thomas F. Eagleton with his wife, Barbara Ann, stand before the Democratic National Convention delegates who chose them to try to capture the White House from President Richard Nixon in Miami. A family spokesman says, McGovern, [&hellip...

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Pregnant NY woman set to marry was fatally stabbed

October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Memorial candles sit in front of the house where Vindalee Smith was murdered in New York, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Smith, 38, who was eight months pregnant, was found stabbed to death Saturday in her apartment, the day before her wedding, police said. (AP...

Dad, 4-year-old killed in Calif. shooting; 3 hurt

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Police officers respond to the scene where a man, wearing a mask, set a duplex on fire and then shot five members of a family on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 in Inglewood, Calif. A father and his 4-year-old son were killed and a woman and two other young children...

‘War on coal’ label obscures battlefield realities

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 2010 photo, miners watch as a piece of equipment passes by in the Tech Leasing and Rebuild Inc. Mine #1 in Buchanan County, Va. Once, coal miners were literally at war with their employers. Today, their descendants are allies in a rhetorical war...

Romney ups criticism of Obama’s second-term plans

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left in front of bus, gives a thumbs-up to supporters as he arrives for a campaign rally at the Valley View Campgrounds in Belmont, Ohio, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, where he talked about economic...

Armstrong says last few weeks ‘difficult’

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Livestrong CEO and president Doug Ulman discusses the future of the organization, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Austin, Texas. Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett) AUSTIN,...

Tribal court disputed in Grand Canyon bridge fight

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 20, 2007 file photo, people walk on the Skywalk during the First Walk event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz. Las Vegas developer David Jin has been bounced between tribal and federal...

Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake marry in Italy

October 20, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 7, 2012, file photo, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit, celebrating Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada in New York. The couple released a statement Friday, Oct....

Sandusky accuser tells of abuse ordeal in new book

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image from video shows ABC News’ Chris Cuomo, left, with Aaron Fisher, 18, a victim of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky during an interview airing Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 on the news magazine show “20/20,”...

Fire destroys State Fair of Texas icon Big Tex

October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Dallas firefighters put out the last hot spots after Big Tex caught fire at the State Fair of Texas, in Fair Park on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 in Dallas. Big Tex, the metal cowboy whose slow drawl of “Howdy, folks!” made him an icon of the State Fair...