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Florida senator denies embellishing family history

October 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 23, 2011 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Rubio is fighting allegations that he embellished his family’s history by saying his parents were Cuban exiles. His parents emigrated to the U.S. in 1956, three years before Fidel Castro took [&hellip...

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Roommate in Rutgers suicide says no to plea deal

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Dharun Ravi, second from left, walks out of the Middlesex County Courthouse with his attorneys after a hearing in the webcam-spying case involving the suicide of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in New Brunswick, N.J. Ravi...

NBA labor talks turn nasty as negotiations end

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Federal mediator George Cohen speaks at a news conference following the end of talks in the NBA labor negotiations, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in New York. NBA owners and players met for a second straight day, shortly after finishing a 16-hour marathon with a...

2 Minn. women guilty of aiding Somali terror group

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A man addresses supporters in traditional Muslim clothes after a federal jury found 35-year-old Amina Farah Ali and 64-year-old Hawo Mohamed Hassan guilty on all counts Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in Minneapolis of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group...

AP-GfK Poll: Public down on economy, Obama cures

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 20,2011, to discuss the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — The extreme funk that settled over the...

Occupy Wall Street becomes NYC tourist stop

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, Tony Parilla, 45, of Manhattan, spray paints t-shirts for free at the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park in New York. Although donations are welcome, the designs are free, with the stipulation that...

Mass. killer gets new trial in death penalty case

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Aug. 2, 2001 file photo, Gary Sampson is arraigned in district court in Brockton, Mass., in connection with the stabbing death of 19-year-old Jonathan Rizzo of Kingston, Mass. Sampson was later sentenced to death for killing three people during...

Ala. man executed for 6-month-old son’s slaying

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama death row inmate Christopher Johnson, who has been executed for killing his infant son in February 2005, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 at Holman Prison in Atmore, Ala. (AP Photo/Alabama...

GOP primary contest is getting nasty, personal

October 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speak during a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas. The image of Romney laying a hand on...

Lions and tigers shot in Ohio; owner freed them

October 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Investigators walk around a barn as carcasses lay on the ground at The Muskingum County Animal Farm Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in Zanesville, Ohio. Police with assault rifles stalked a mountain lion, grizzly bear and monkey still on the loose after authorities...