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Obama offers condolences to Paterno’s family

January 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A mural is shown on the side of a student bookstore, with a likeness of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on it wearing a halo that was added Monday, Jan 23, 2012, in State College, Pa.. Paterno, a sainted figure at Penn State for almost half a century but scarred forever by the [&hellip...

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Romney defends investments, readies tax returns

January 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to reporters after a discussion on housing and foreclosure, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate...

Giffords says farewell to Tucson constituents

January 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords tours the Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center, one of her favorite charities, with Community Food Bank CEO Bill Carnegie Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. The tour is her last act as a congresswoman in Tucson before...

Ex-CIA man accused of leaking classified info

January 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, right, and his lawyers Plato Cacheris, left, and John Hundley, leave federal court in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. In the latest criminal case in the Obama administration’s effort to punish leakers, Kiriakou,...

Family, football meant everything to Joe Paterno

January 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2004 file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno leads his team onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Akron in State College, Pa. Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone else in...

Romney pressing reset after SC loss

January 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, campaigns at Allstar Building Materials in Ormond Beach, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney is pressing reset. After a...

Yemen’s leader allowed to come to US

January 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 photo made available by the office of the Yemen presidency, Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh speaks to the state media reporters at the Presidential Palace in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said...

Rep. Giffords to resign from Congress this week

January 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This video image provided by the Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shows Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, walking. Giffords announced Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in...

Gingrich storms to SC victory, scrambling GOP race

January 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during a South Carolina Republican presidential primary night rally, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Columbia, S.C. Callista Gingrich looks on at right. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)...

Crews contain Reno fire that claimed 29 homes

January 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Insurance investigator John Yeager surveys the home of Patrick and Jeannie Watts on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Pleasant Valley, south of Reno, Nev., after it was destroyed in Thursday’s brush fire. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison) RENO, Nev. (AP) — As...