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Tens of thousands dead in South Sudan conflict: UN

December 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE In this Saturday Dec. 28 2013 file photo, a man with a gunshot wound in his leg is carried by stretcher from one ward to another inside the Juba Military Hospital in Juba, South Sudan. One year after mass violence broke out in South Sudan, battles between government forces and rebel fighters continue, and [&hellip...

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Friends say they pushed UVA ‘Jackie’ to call cops

December 15, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

In this image taken from video, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, University of Virginia student Alex Stock talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Charlottsville, Va. Stock, and two other friends of an alleged victim of a gang rape at a U.Va....

December 15, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell’s car is towed away from the scene of a fatal shooting at Tiger Lodge apartments on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Auburn, Ala. Mitchell was fatally shot early Sunday at the off-campus apartment complex where two former...

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

December 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 1, 2003 file photo, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, shortly after his capture during a raid in Pakistan. When CIA interrogators were torturing 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA...

Dad of school shooter remembers son 1 year later

December 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Arapahoe High students, family, and supporters holding a candle light vigil watch as 14 balloons symbolizing the Colo. students killed in school shootings since the 1999 Columbine school massacre are released, during a remembrance ceremony marking one year...

Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

December 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, center, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, as the Senate continues work near the end of 113th Congress. Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive to...

Man arrested after Portland shooting, 2 sought

December 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Lonzo Murphy. Portland police have arrested Murphy in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school. Police said Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, that Murphy, 22, was taken into custody...

Japan holds vote expected to back Abe’s policies

December 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

A representative of a local election administration commission shows the earliest two voters the empty ballot box before they cast their votes for parliament’s lower house election at a polling station in Tokyo, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. Japanese voters...

Female Philadelphia firefighter being laid to rest

December 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Firefighters salute the casket of fallen Philadelphia firefighter Joyce Craig, Saturday Dec. 13, 2014, following a funeral service in Philadelphia. Craig is the first female Philadelphia firefighter killed in the line of duty. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)...

Shooting near Oregon school sends 3 to hospital

December 13, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Portland Police near Rosemary Anderson High School, where a shooting took place Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside the high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, police said.(AP Photo/The Oregonian, Bruce Ely)...