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Gun measures put moderate Senate Dems in bind

April 12, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2010 file photo, Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., enters the Speaker’s office for a meeting about tax cuts on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama’s push for tougher gun measures and expanded background checks has placed several moderate Senate Democrats facing re-election next year in a bind, forcing them...

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3 die in spring storm packing ice, snow, tornadoes

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Charlie Higginbotham, Sr. speaks about what remains of his convenience store in Shuqualak, Miss., Thursday, April 11, 2013, after it was hit by a tornado. Higginbotham, 90, built the store in 1958 for his wife to run in the rural east Mississippi community...

Financial crises for Ga. man who held firefighters

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This Thursday, April 11, 2013 photo shows a home damaged during a hostage standoff in Suwanee, Ga. A man held four Gwinnett County firefighters hostage for hours before they where freed when police officers stormed the house Wednesday. Authorities said the...

Warrant: Texas suspect interested in cannibalism

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jules Laird, left, defense attorney for Dylan Quick, and prosecutor Joshua Phanco, right, talk with Judge Maria Jackson Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Houston. Quick, alleged to have wounded more than a dozen people at a Houston area Lone Star College campus,...

2 killed, dozens injured in bus crash near Dallas

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

First responders wheel a senior citizen to a waiting ambulance after she and several others were involved in a Cardinal Coach Line charter bus accident on northbound SH 161 near Belt Line Rd. in Irving, Texas, Thursday, April 11, 2013. At least two people...

3 teens arrested for assault after girl’s suicide

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by her family via attorney Robert Allard shows Audrey Pott. A Northern California sheriff’s office has arrested three 16-year-old boys on accusations that they sexually battered the 15-year-old girl who hanged herself eight...

Pentagon: NKorea could launch nuclear missile

April 11, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

From left, FBI Director Robert Mueller, National Intelligence Director James Clapper; CIA Director John Brennan, and Department of Defense’s Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday,...

AP Interview: Joan Baez returns to past in Vietnam

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 6, 2013 photo, Joan Baez listens to former staff of the Metropole Hanoi discuss their memories of working at the hotel in 1972 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The folk singer and social activist visited Vietnam recently for the first time since she came to...

AP Source: Senate plan to stiffen border security

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jissela Centeno and her son Matthew Pineda of Arlington, Va., whose family is from Honduras, participates in a rally for immigration reform at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Gunman holding firefighters killed; 4 hostages OK

April 10, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

An EMT works in the back of an ambulance as it leaves an Suwanee, Ga., subdivision after an explosion and gunshots were heard near the scene where a man was holding four firefighters hostage Wednesday, April 10, 2013. A police spokesman said the suspect was...