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Terror suspect arrested near Capitol in FBI sting

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The entrance to Colonial Parking garage near the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, where the FBI a man suspected of plotting a suicide attack at the Capitol. A 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested Friday in an FBI sting operation near the U.S. Capitol while planning to detonate what police say he thought were [&hellip...

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States attack 'Obamacare' with birth control bills

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican Rep. Carlos Bilbao is shown with his copy of the Affordable Care Act in his office at the Idaho Legislature in Boise, Idaho on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Bilbao has introduced legislation that would exempt Idaho insurers from a federal requirement they...

Federal agent opened fire during job discussion

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Homeland Security police cars are shown parked outside the Long Beach, Calif., Federal Courthouse Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in Long Beach, Calif. On Thursday an agent shot another agent who was then shot and killed by a third agent. The wounded agent was...

Jackson estate, ex-manager sue over earnings share

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson speaks at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. Jackson’s estate sued his former manager, Tohme R. Tohme on Friday, claiming he used undue influence to force the singer to...

New York Times correspondent Shadid dies in Syria

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Anthony Shadid takes notes outside Ayatollah Sistani’s office in Najaf Dec. 3, 2003. The city of Najef, south of Baghdad, is the site of one of the holiest mosques’ in Shiite religious beliefs. Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who strove...

Josh Powell had 400 cartoon sex and incest images

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 file photo, Josh Powell, the husband of missing Utah woman Susan Powell, listens during a court hearing regarding the custody of his two sons, in Tacoma, Wash. Three weeks before Josh Powell killed himself and kids...

Obama raises $29 million for campaign, Democrats

February 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Obama is on a three-day trip to the West Coast for fundraising. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pulled in $29.1 million...

Hundreds honor 'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The Rev. Jesse Jackson delivers the eulogy during a private memorial service for “Soul Train” creator and host Don Cornelius in Los Angeles, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Cornelius died Feb. 1 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Since then, tributes...

Payroll tax cut bill facing Senate opposition

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Charman Rep. David Camp, R-Mich., raise their hands on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, as the bi-partisan House and Senate conferees...

NJ trooper's triplets in bus crash: 1 dead, 2 hurt

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Investigators view the scene of a school bus crash Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in Chesterfield, N.J. State police at the scene of the school bus crash say a child has died in the accident, and that the child is the daughter of a state trooper. The bus collided...