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Petraeus: CIA blamed terrorists for Libya attack

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, right, followed by security agents, enters his home in Arlington, Va., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, after testifying on Capitol Hill before closed-door sessions of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 attack of the US embassy in Libya. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

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Texas parade honoring war heroes ends in tragedy

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Bystanders react as emergency personnel work the scene where a trailer carrying wounded veterans in a parade was struck by a train in Midland, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. “Show of Support” president and founder Terry Johnson says there are...

Automakers bet on pickup surge

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks at a news conference at the Mack I Engine Plant in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Chrysler plans to add 1,250 jobs at three Detroit-area factories in the near future. Most of the jobs are for a third...

4 dead, 17 hurt when train hits Texas vets parade

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Bystanders react as emergency personnel work the scene where a trailer carrying wounded veterans in a parade was struck by a train in Midland, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. “Show of Support” president and founder Terry Johnson says there are...

Wal-Mart and Target: A tale of 2 discounters

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE-In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, file photo, shoppers at a Target store in Chicago check the receipts of their purchases. Target’s third-quarter net income climbed 15 percent, helped by a gain related to the pending sale of its credit-card...

BP agrees to pay $4.5B; 3 employees charged

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, center, arrives at a press conference followed by Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West, far left, and lead by Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer, top right, to speak about the 2010...

More American workers to pick their insurance

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by Bloom Health shows the Bloom Health website. In a major shift in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage, companies such as Sears Holdings Corp. and Darden Restaurants Inc. are giving employees a fixed amount of money and...

BP steadily moving beyond Gulf spill disaster

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 file picture, BP PLC’s CEO Bob Dudley pauses during a results media conference at their headquarters in London. BP is not fully past the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the 2010 explosion that killed 11 workers and...

Stocks close lower after weak retail reports

November 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Stock indexes are inching higher in early trading Thursday after U.S. retail giants Wal-Mart and Target turned in mixed earnings reports.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Obama responds warily to sex scandal, FBI probe

November 15, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama answers a question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding warily to his administration’s sudden sex scandal,...