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NTSB: Plane that crashed at air race had camera

September 18, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Noah Joraanstad, a commercial pilot from Alaska, lies in a hospital as he points to himself in a video taken at the air show where he was injured a day earlier, in Reno, Nev., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. Joraanstad was injured after pilot Jimmy Leeward’s plane crashed on Friday, killing a number of people, including [&hellip...

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Obama signs 1st major patent law change since 1952

September 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama signs the American Invents Act, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama signed into law...

At 9/11 memorial, mourners take home rubbings

September 16, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 11, 2011 file photo, Corey Gaugioso makes a rubbing of the name of his sister, Candace Lee Williams, on a wall surrounding the reflecting pool at the National September 11 Memorial in New York on the 10th anniversary of the attacks...

Illinois high court hears police torture arguments

September 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows inmate Stanley Wrice. On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Wrice, a Chicago man who’s spent nearly 30...

NC stepmom pleads guilty in disabled girl's murder

September 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Elisa Baker looks on in Catawba County court in Newton, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Baker pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of her disabled 10-year-old stepdaughter, Zahra Baker, nearly a year after freckle-faced girl’s...

Official slams corn syrup rebranding

September 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Displayed is a nutrition label on a can of soda with the ingredient high fructose corn syrup Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in Philadelphia. A recent attempt by the corn industry to change the name of a widely used but increasingly controversial sweetener was...

Medicare Advantage premiums dip, enrollment rising

September 15, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden, right, speaks with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius during a meeting on plans to cut government waste, fraud and abuse, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House...

NATO commander says 27 dead in Kabul attack

September 14, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT – Afghan police forces carry the dead body of one of the six Taliban militants who were killed during a gun battle with Afghan and NATO forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011. The 20-hour insurgent attack in the...

US gov't prepares to release BP oil spill report

September 14, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 21, 2010 file photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. A BP scientist identified a previously unreported deposit of flammable...

GOP wins in NY House race, seen as Obama rebuke

September 14, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2011 file photo, congressional candidate David Weprin listens while being introducted at a campaign stop in Queens, N.Y. Weprin, a Democrat and a member of the state assembly, made the campaign stop to seek the support of seniors...