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Dempsey: Military embarrassed by Colombia scandal

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during the 6th Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday, April 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Monday the nation’s military leadership is embarrassed by allegations of...

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GSA executive asserts right to remain silent

April 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson pauses as she answers questions from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as it investigates wasteful spending and excesses by GSA during a 2010 Las Vegas conference, on Capitol Hill in Washington,...

Obama: US has offered no 'freebies' to Iran

April 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during the 6th Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday, April 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Exposing a...

A rare tragedy at sea hits SF's sailing community

April 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This framegrab image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows one of three crew members from the yacht Low Speed Chase being rescued from the Farallon Islands west of San Francisco Saturday April 14, 2012 by the U.S. Coast Guard. The sail boat carrying eight...

Obama: 'Angry' if Secret Service allegations true

April 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos during the 6th Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, Sunday, April 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — President...

Midwest towns say early storm warnings saved lives

April 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

RE-TRANS FOR IMPROVED TONING – Workers check out the carnival that was damaged on Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Wichita, Kan. The carnival was game aged by one of several tornadoes that hit the state on Saturday, April 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff Tuttle)...

Truce eroding as first UN monitors head to Syria

April 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Sunday, April 15, 2012, smoke rises from buildings across the city following purported shelling in Homs, Syria. Syrian troops are reported to have shelled residential...

Women linked by Manson murders form odd friendship

April 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 2, 2009 pool file photo, Debra Tate, sister of slain Sharon Tate, speaks during a parole hearing for Manson follower Susan Atkins at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla, Calif. On Aug. 9, 1969, two naive...

Feds bulk up team for Clemens' steroid retrial

April 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 25, 2010, file photo, Brian McNamee, former personal trainer for Roger Clemens, leaves Federal court in Washington, after a grand jury appearance. On a baseball field, players back up teammates to limit the damage from errors. The...

Secret Service scandal widens to US military

April 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama applauds as Colombian singer Shakira arrives, below, as Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica stands behind during the arrival ceremony at the sixth Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, Saturday April 14, 2012. (AP...