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Ex-prosecutor knocks Casey Anthony lawyer, jurors

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 4, 2011, file photo, Assistant State Attorney Jeff Ashton gives the final rebuttal in the Casey Anthony murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla. Ashton takes aim at the Florida mother’s attorneys in his new book, “Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony,” calling her lead counsel...

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Lawmakers criticize US aid to creditor China

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, Asia and the Pacific subcommittee Chairman Rep. Donald Manzullo, R-Ill., presides over a subcommittee’s hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans and Democrats are criticizing the U.S....

Mayors, police chiefs talk strategy on protests

November 16, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, photo, supporters discuss a proposal during the Occupy Oakland general assembly in Oakland, Calif. The general assembly attracted about 500 people and was the first one since the previous night’s peaceful eviction of the...

Mich. researcher works on orchard system of future

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This Oct. 13, 2007, publicly distributed handout photo provided by Michigan State University, shows apples as seen from the MSU heritage orchard in East Lansing, Mich. A Michigan State University researcher has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to work with a...

Videos document Giffords’ progress since shooting

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 17, 2011 file photo, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is seen at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. Giffords is appearing on ABC’s “20/20” show Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. It’s her first extended interview since the January...

President of Pa. charity linked to abuse resigns

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A sign for The Second Mile charity is seen outside the organization’s headquarters in State College, Pa., on Saturday Nov. 2, 2011. The charity’s founder, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, was charged Saturday with 40...

Cain accuser’s former boyfriend says they all met

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney Gloria Allred introduces Victor Jay Zuckerman, left, the former boyfriend of Allred’s client, Sharon Bialek, during a news conference in Shreveport, La., Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Zuckerman said Monday that he and Bialek met Herman Cain in the...

TransCanada says it will reroute planned pipeline

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood announces from the floor of the legislature in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, that TransCanada has agreed to voluntarily move the Keystone XL pipeline project away from the Ogallala aquifer. TransCanada will move...

Study finds many patients shun free heart drugs

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Nov. 15, 2005 file photo shows 40 milligram tablets of Lipitor, one kind of statin used for lowering blood cholesterol, in Glen Rock, N.J. A study led by a Boston researcher and presented Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 finds that offering people free...

Obama to backers: Everything on the line in 2012

November 15, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama greets donors after speaking at a campaign fundraising event at Aulani Disney Resort, in Kapolei, Hawaii, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Politicking in his boyhood home, President Barack...