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Lawyer: Afghan killings suspect remembers little

March 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A white van, believed to be transporting Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, leaves Kansas City International Airport Friday, March 16, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. Bales is is accused of gunning down 16 Afghan women and children. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga) FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The Army staff sergeant accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in [&hellip...

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Balloon pilot killed in Ga., passengers are safe

March 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Friday, March 16, 2012 photo provided by Brian Wesnofske, pilot Ed Ristaino, 63, speaks to skydivers in his hot-air balloon over Fitzgerald, Ga. Later, Ristaino would tell his five passengers to bail out just before a thunderstorm sucked in his craft...

Colo. wildfire nearly contained, evacuation lifted

March 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS SOURCE OF PHOTO TRANSMITTED AS ASYUM101 TO YUMA, COLO., PIONEER NOT YUMA SUN AND LOCATION TO YUMA COUNTY, COLO. NOT YUMA, ARIZ. – In a Sunday, March 18, 2012 photo provided by the Yuma, Colo., Pioneer, a wildfire sends up a huge wall of smoke,...

Romney seeks primary-fight breaking point in Ill.

March 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the University of Chicago, Monday, March 19, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) CHICAGO (AP) — His confidence surging, Mitt Romney pointedly ignored his Republican...

Apple to pay dividend, start stock buybacks

March 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 21, 2011 file photo, a window washer works atop the cube-like structure of glass that houses the Apple Store showroom in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Apple Inc. said it will announce the outcome of its internal discussion...

New case of Afghan killing Marine

March 16, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments (1)

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2012, file photo, the transfer case containing the remains of Marine Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus, 22, of Greenville, Miss., sits at the end of the loader ramp, upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. An Afghan soldier shot to...

US stocks are mixed in early trading

March 16, 2012 • Business, National NewsComments Off

In this March 15, 2012 photo, trader Kenneth Polcari works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks eked out some modest gains Friday, March 16, ahead of another round of U.S. economic data, that should shed some further light on whether...

Clooney uses star power to spotlight Sudan crisis

March 14, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

Actor George Clooney watches a video from his recent trip to Sudan as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Sudan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Barbers, beauticians get snippy over striped poles

March 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this March 9, 2012, photo Joel and Lisa Martin pose outside their barber shop and salon in Rosemount, Minn. The barber pole, one of the oldest signs that can be seen on storefronts across America, are an increasing source of friction between barbers and...

Jury finds Va. Tech negligent in '07 shootings

March 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Grafton Peterson, right, parent of the late Erin Peterson, wipes his face in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg Va. Wednesday March 14 2012. Jurors began deliberating Wednesday over a lawsuit filed by the parents of two students slain in the...