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SPIN METER: Obama's disconnect in jobs sales pitch

October 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens to President Barack Obama address a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. When Obama accuses Republicans of standing in the way of his nearly $450 billion plan, he ignores the fact that his own party has struggled to [&hellip...

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Bachmann: Debt ceiling fight kept her out of NH

October 10, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., pays for items she bought during a campaign stop at Zeb’s General Store Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in North Conway, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential...

'Unions' empower parents to push for reform

October 10, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 photo, Ben Austin, Executive Director of the Parent Revolution, addresses Lynwood parents who are organizing parents unions to reform their schools, at a community rally in Lynwood, Calif. In California, school parent groups...

Issa: 'Fast and furious' subpoenas issued soon

October 10, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 28, 2010, file photo, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., gives an interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. Isaa said Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, that he could send subpoenas to the Obama administration as soon as this week over weapons lost amid...

Wildlife officials use robo-deer to catch poachers

October 10, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by Florida Fish and Wildlife shows a robot deer. Nighttime deer poachers beware _ that shadowy creature on the side of the road may just be remote-controlled. Utah state wildlife officials are rolling out robot decoys to nab...

Raiders face uncertain future after Davis' death

October 10, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 26, 1998 file photo, Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis gives a thumbs-up to fans prior to the game with the Kansas City Chiefs, in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland Raiders announce Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, that longtime owner and Hall of...

Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital in Los Angeles

October 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 27, 1993 file photo, actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is shown in Midland, Texas. Gabor was taken to a hospital Saturday Oct. 8, 2011 after being found unconscious in her home. (AP Photo/Curt Wilcott, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zsa Zsa Gabor...

Statistics: Mo. baby unlikely taken by stranger

October 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Deborah Bradley, left, and Jeremy Irwin embrace while in the lobby of an Hampton Inn hotel in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. Bradley said in an interview Friday that she took a polygraph earlier this week after her baby, Lisa Irwin, disappeared from...

Special ops, CIA first in, last out of Afghanistan

October 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 24, 2002, file photo members of the U.S. Army Special Forces keep close eye on the moon-lit perimeter of a compound, suspected of holding al-Qaida and Taliban forces, during a raid on a compound home in Narizah, east of Kabul,...

Plane ditches in ocean off Hawaii, pilot rescued

October 9, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image made from video made available by the U.S. Coast Guard, a small plane which had run out of fuel lands in the ocean several miles off Hawaii’s coast on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. The pilot was rescued by Coast Guard crews who had flown alongside...