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Panetta assures Afghans of full probe into video

January 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton expresses her dismay at emerging reports of U.S. Marines allegedly desecrating the bodies of Taliban fighters killed in Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, during a news conference with Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP)...

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Midwest gets first big snowstorm of warm winter

January 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Snow collects on a plant in Vernon Hills, Ill., as the first winter storm of the season moved through on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The National Weather Service in northern Illinois predicts between 6 and 8 inches of snow in Chicago and Joliet and 4 to 6 inches...

Retail sales weaken in Dec. but cap a record year

January 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Jan. 10, 2012 photo, Verizon Wireless recruiters interview job candidates for sales, retail and management positions at a HireLive career fair in Los Angeles. More people sought unemployment benefits last week as companies let go of thousands of...

Young voters propelling Ron Paul’s campaign

January 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2012 file photo, Ivy Littlejohn, 13, of Pacolet, S.C. watches as Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speak in West Columbia, S.C. A 76-year-old great-grandfather who gives eye-glazing speeches on monetary...

Weak in NH, Gingrich says he’s talking jobs in SC

January 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich prepares to speak to speak to supporters at his rally headquarters Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Newt Gingrich pledged to take...

Romney sweeps NH to cement top status; Paul second

January 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and his wife Mary Kaye arrive for a New Hampshire primary night party in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney cruised to a solid...

Santorum aims to be GOP race’s ‘true conservative’

January 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is surrounded by campaign staff and security as he is heckled by Occupy demonstrators while leaving a campaign rally Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)...

Squad mate testifies in Marine’s Iraq deaths trial

January 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2012 file photo, United States Marine Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich arrives at a court room at Camp Pendleton with lead defense attorney Neal Puckett in Camp Pendeton, Calif. Opening arguments in Wuterich’s will be Monday, Jan....

LA court seeks more info in Honda hybrid suit

January 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 3, 2012 file photo shows Heather Peters, who says her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid never achieved the 50 mpg Honda claimed in its advertising, presenting her case in small claims court in Torrrance, Calif. A second court hearing has been...

Sheriff: Food dispute led to Ohio murder-suicide

January 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Hocking County Sheriff Lanny E. North listens during a press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 about a family dispute that resulted in four dead on Monday, Jan. 9 in Logan, Ohio. The Hocking County Sheriff’s Dept. says that a dispute with family...