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Indy 500 winner Wheldon dies after massive wreck

October 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Tony George, right, former president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Laura George mourn the death of Dan Wheldon, who died following a crash at the IndyCar Series’ Las Vegas Indy 300 auto race Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Race car drivers always know the worst [&hellip...

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Occupy Wall Street shows muscle, raises $300K

October 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Supplies fill a storage space housed in an unused space donated by the United Federation of Teachers to support the camp of Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/David Karp) NEW YORK (AP) — The Occupy Wall Street...

IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon dead at 33

October 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Drivers Dan Wheldon, front, and Will Power crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series’ auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Wheldon died following the crash. (AP Photo/Las Vegas...

Kings call for economic fairness at MLK memorial

October 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, on the National Mall in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — For many who helped dedicate the new Martin...

Long ties to Koch brothers key to Cain’s campaign

October 17, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Republican businessman Herman Cain speaks during a dinner sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, in this April 29, 2011 file photo taken in Manchester , N.H. Cain casts himself as the outsider, the pizza magnate with real-world experience...

Thousands of protesters fill NYC’s Times Square

October 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street rally in New York’s Times Square, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators protesting corporate greed filled Times Square on Saturday night,...

Active duty gays say coming out has been nonevent

October 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell campaign streamers are on display during the OutServe Armed Forces Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Las Vegas. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Las Vegas. Employers use the summit to recruit GLBT military personnel....

Thousands rally in DC for easier access to jobs

October 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A demonstrators hold a sign under the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial during a rally and march of thousands in Washington Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied...

Campaign reports show disparity among GOP

October 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Perry are neck and...

Obama pushes for jobs bill

October 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, as he returned from Detroit. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s going to travel the country...