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Port shutdown pledged despite union rejection

December 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2011, occupy Oakland protester Alfredo Coronado waves a flag while standing atop a big rig truck at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Protesters want to shut down ports up and down the U.S. West Coast on Monday, Dec.12,2011, to gum up the engines of global commerce. But [&hellip...

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Death row inmate gets new trial because of tweet

December 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided Thursday, Dec. 7, 2011, by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows Erickson Dimas-Martinez who was convicted in 2010 in the slaying of Derrick Jefferson. The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday, Dec, 7, 2011, tossed out the death row...

5 bodies removed from Vegas tour crash site

December 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind speaks to members of the media about a helicopter crash during a news conference at McCarran International Airport Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in Las Vegas. A tour helicopter crashed killing the pilot and...

US: No to over-the-counter morning-after pill

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius step off Air force One at Kansas City International Airport, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, in Kansas City , Mo. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise move with...

Sandusky jailed on new child sex abuse charges

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2011 file photo a sign for The Second Mile charity is seen outside the organization’s headquarters in State College, Pa. The charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky who was charged with...

Maintenance man arrested in Ga. girl’s slaying

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Murder suspect Ryan Brunn, 20, of Canton, Ga., is escorted into the Cherokee County jail in Canton, Ga., after he was arrested Wednesday,Dec. 7, 2011. Brunn is charged with the murder of seven-year-old Jorelys Rivera who went missing last Friday. (AP...

Big promise is seen in 2 new breast cancer drugs

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, Rachel Midgett of Houston, Texas, adjusts her headband before heading to the start line to run in the half marathon of the Las Vegas Marathon, in Las Vegas. Afflicted with breast cancer, Midgett has been taking the...

Blagojevich gets 14 years in prison for corruption

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, speaks to reporters as his wife Patti, right, listens at the federal building in Chicago, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, after being sentenced for 14 years on 18 corruption counts, including trying to auction off...

Nation marks 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Pearl Harbor survivors stand at attention during the National Anthem during the Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base which pulled...

Baldwin apologizes to passengers, not airline

December 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 6, 2011 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Baldwin says he was kicked off a plane at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011 after having words with a...