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Week of turmoil leaves Penn State in a daze

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Penn State University President Rodney Erickson listens to a question at a press conference with student leaders in State College, Pa., Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. The most tumultuous week Penn State has ever endured is drawing to a close. Questions, however, still linger. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — All the familiar [&hellip...

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Deaths at Occupy camps bring pressure for shutdown

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A body is removed from a tent in the Occupy Salt Lake camp in Pioneer Park, Friday Nov. 11, 2011 in Salt Lake City. The Occupy Salt Lake group has been in Pioneer Park for weeks, protesting what they say is corporate greed, in solidarity with the larger...

White House circulated plan to replace Chu

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2010 file photo, Energy Secretary Steven Chu gives a speech at the National Press Club in Washington. Top officials at the White House circulated a plan calling for the ouster of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and other top Energy...

Detroit prayer event puts Muslim community on edge

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

The exterior of Ford Field in Detroit is shown Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, the day before the start of TheCall, a 24-hour Christian prayer gathering. Detroit clergy plan to march and hold a prayer rally outside the stadium hosting controversial event. (AP...

11-11-11 brings lucky babies, bets and brides

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Mary Discenzo holds her baby, Celine Dianne , at Cleveland Clinic’s Fairview Hospital Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Cleveland. Discenzo said she realized Thursday night that the baby might be born on 11-11-11 and said it was “just so weird” and a...

Eye on home, Obama heads for Asia-Pacific summit

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Hu Jintao, right, President of the People’s Republic of China, addresses the U.S. APEC Business Coalition during a meeting at the Sheraton Waikiki, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/ Marco Garcia) CORONADO, Calif. (AP) —...

Doctors: Test all kids for cholesterol by age 11

November 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 photo, Dr. Elaine Urbina, left, goes over test results with Joscelyn Benninghoff, center, 10, and her mother, Elizabeth Duruz, at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati. Benninghoff is taking medication to control her...

Huge Alaska storm passes, leaves widespread damage

November 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A couple stand in front of flooded River Street Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 in Nome, Alaska. High winds and surging waves pummeled Alaska’s western coast Wednesday, churning the Bering Sea and forcing residents of Nome and isolated native villages to seek...

Protesters: Veteran shoots self at Vt. encampment

November 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

People react to news that a man was shot at the Occupy Burlington, Vt., encampment at City Hall Park Thursday afternoon, Nov. 10, 2011. The public was not believed to be at risk after the afternoon shooting at City Hall Park in Burlington, but the...

Man fatally shot on plaza near Occupy Oakland camp

November 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

An Occupy Oakland protestor sits beside candles at the scene if a shooting Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. A man was shot and killed Thursday outside the Oakland encampment that anti-Wall Street protesters have occupied for the last month, but an...