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Catholic bishops stay course on gay marriage fight

November 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley, of Boston, pauses as he speaks at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall meeting in Baltimore, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) BALTIMORE (AP) — A subdued U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops acknowledged Monday that voters rejected the stands they took against gay marriage and...

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Congress wants answers on Petraeus affair

November 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force’s Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with...

Deadly blast devastates Indianapolis neighborhood

November 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Firefighters work the scene where an explosion has killed two people and damaged more than a dozen homes in the Richmond Hill subdivision, late Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger) NO SALES INDIANAPOLIS (AP)...

Judy’s Garland’s Oz dress fetches $480K in auction

November 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo provided by Warner Bros., Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy, and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, sing in this scene from “The Wizard of Oz,” distributed by...

Sick, frail struggle most in storm’s aftermath

November 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A gas line forms for free fuel from a tanker in the Far Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Despite power returning to many neighborhoods in the metropolitan area, residents of the Far Rockaways continue to live...

Petraeus’ biographer a military reservist, scholar

November 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 15, 2012 photo, Paula Broadwell, author of the David Petraeus biography “All In,” poses for photos in Charlotte, N.C. Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then...

CIA Director Petraeus quits: extramarital affair

November 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 1, 2008 file photo, then-top U.S. commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, center left, talks to players during a youth soccer tournament in central Baghdad, Iraq. Petraeus, the retired four-star general who led the U.S. military...

Fearing ‘cliff,’ investors finish brutal week

November 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE -In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, Robert Nelson II of Barclays, left, and Fady Tanios of Raven Securities work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams) NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is peering over...

He called it, and now Silver’s a pop-culture star

November 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Nate Silver holds his phone as he sits on the stairs with his laptop computer at a hotel in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. The 34-year-old statistician, unabashed numbers geek, author and creator of the much-read FiveThirtyEight blog at The New York Times,...

Feds drop sex abuse case against Syracuse’s Fine

November 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 21, 2011 file photo, former Syracuse ball boy Bobby Davis poses for a photo before an interview in Syracuse, N.Y. Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into sexual abuse claims that cost Syracuse University assistant...