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Investors turn against gun makers after massacre

December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This March 27, 2006 file photo, shows a Bushmaster AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and ammunition on display at the Seattle Police headquarters in Seattle. The maker of the Bushmaster rapid-fire weapon used to kill schoolchildren in Connecticut on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, was put up for sale on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, as investors [&hellip...

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Teacher sole heir of $7.4M gold coin fortune

December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo shows the Carson City, Nev. home of Walter Samaszko Jr. A crew sent to clean out Samaszko’s house found more than $7.4 million worth of gold coins, bars and bullion left behind in the garage after his death in June. A...

Instagram says users’ photos won’t appear in ads

December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, April 9, 2012, file photo, Instagram is demonstrated on an iPhone, in New York. Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service that Facebook bought this year, is the target of a storm of outrage on Twitter and other sites after the...

AP sources: New Obama offer moves toward Boehner

December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 30, 2011, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Obama and Speaker Boehner met at the White House today in search of a compromise to avert the...

Mets trade Cy Young winner Dickey to Blue Jays

December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 27, 2012 file photo shows New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey reacting to fans as he celebrates his 20th victory of the season after the Mets 6-5 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game at Citi Field in New York. A...

APNewsBreak: Unisex Easy-Bake oven on the way

December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

McKenna Pope,13, left, plays with her brother Gavyn Boscio, 4, in their home in Garfield, N.J. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Pope started a petition demanding the toy company Hasbro make its Easy-Bake Oven more boy friendly. She was inspired to do so when Gavyn...

Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 8, 1987 file photo, Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, left, and Rep. Lee Hamilton, of Indiana, who are the chairmen of the Senate and House select committees on the Iran-Contra affair, confer as the group continued hearings on...

Catholic conference offers challenge, opportunity

December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Marquette’s Steve Taylor Jr. drives on Savannah State’s Rashad Hassan during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Milwaukee. The seven Big East schools, including Marquette, that don’t play FBS...

Conn. gunman had hundreds of rounds of ammunition

December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers a speech at an interfaith vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at Newtown High School in Newtown, Conn. A gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School...

Routine morning, then shots and unthinkable terror

December 15, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Newtown Bee,...