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Mo. student gives more details on arrest in Cairo

November 27, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Derrik Sweeney, 19, of Jefferson City, Mo., smiles as he walks with his mother, Joy Sweeney, center, and sister Ashley Sweeney after arriving at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, in St. Louis. Derrik Sweeney and two other American students were arrested on the roof of a university building near Tahrir Square in [&hellip...

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Gingrich wins NH backing as Romney plugs along

November 27, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 22, 2011, file photo, Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during the Republican presidential debate in Washington. Newt Gingrich landed editorial endorsement of NH Union Leader Sunday Nov....

Former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley dies at 68

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 10, 2006 file photo, Jordan’s Queen Rania listens to Maggie Daley, wife of Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, right, as they tour an after school dance program at Gallery 37 Center For the Arts in Chicago. Daley, the wife of former...

Occupy movements nationwide celebrate Thanksgiving

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Occupy San Francisco protesters walk past tents at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most Americans spent Thanksgiving snug inside homes with families and football. Others used the...

Plane with 3 men, 3 children crashes in Arizona

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu speaks at a news conference in Apache Junction, Ariz., Thursday Nov 24, 2011. A small airplane slammed into a sheer cliff in the mile-high mountains east of Phoenix and exploded, killing the six people onboard, including the...

Giffords serves Thanksgiving meal at Ariz. base

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

PREMIUM CONTENT–HIGHER RATES APPLY FOR NON-PHOTOSTREAM MEMBERS – From left; U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jon Norman, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, retired Capt. Mark Kelly, serve a Thanksgiving meal to troops at...

Thanksgiving celebrated among friends, strangers

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Members of the Redford Township Unicycle Club make their way down Woodward Ave. Photos of the 85th annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Elizabeth Conley) NEW YORK (AP) — Spectators...

Gun issue represents tough politics for Obama

November 25, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2011, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen., Rick Santorum meets with gun owners during the Cheshire County GOP Shootout in Keene, N.H. They are fuzzy about some issues but the Republican...

Occupy protests cost nation’s cities at least $13M

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

File — In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 file photo Occupy Boston protesters gather outside a building in the Financial district in Boston as law enforcement officials look on at left. In the first two months of the nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests...

Gingrich risk: Will the GOP cast its lot with him?

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 12, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential hopeful former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista buy a pork chop lunch as they campaign at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Gingrich has never been a conventional...