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APNewsBreak: Susan Powell case called ‘murder’

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this pool photo provided by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Dept., a melted gas can is marked with an evidence flag, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in the rubble of the home in Graham, Wash., where Josh Powell and his two sons were killed Sunday in what police said appeared to be a deliberately set fire. [&hellip...

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Appeals court throws out same-sex marriage ban

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Robin Tyler, right, who with her partner Diane Olson, not shown, became the first same-sex couple to wed in Los Angeles County in 2008, sits with her attorney Gloria Allred as they learn about the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on the...

Jury pool narrows in ex-UVa lacrosse player case

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

George Huguely’s mother Marta Murphy leaves the Charlottesville Circuit Court during a break on the second day of jury selection for the George Huguely trial on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 in Charlottesville, Va. Huguely V, a former University of Virginia...

Obama’s inner geek: robots to flying marshmallows

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama, with students Meghan Clark, center, and Nathan Hughes, right, watches as they demonstrate their FIRST Robot, during a visits to a classroom at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and...

Giants lauded as Super Bowl champs in NYC parade

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, lower left, watches as wide receiver Victor Cruz does a salsa dance on stage during a ceremony for the NFL football Super Bowl XLVI champions at City Hall in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)...

Coca-Cola adjusted 4Q results beat Street

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, cases of Coca-Cola are seen on a counter at a local store in West Bath, Maine, in this photo illustration. Coca-Cola Co.’s fourth-quarter net income dropped 71 percent, weighed down by restructuring charges...

Komen exec quits after Planned Parenthood flap

February 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In a Tuesday Aug. 10, 2010 file photo, Georgia gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel speaks to reporters after casting her ballot in the Georgia runoff election in Roswell, Ga. Handel, executive with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer...

Marine hazing trial delayed after charges expanded

February 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, Marine Sgt. Benjamin Johns walks to the courtroom of the Legal Services Center of Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. Johns, Lance Cpl. Jacob D. Jacoby, and Lance Cpl. Carlos Orozco III are accused...

Parents protest at scandalized LA grade school

February 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Yolanda Sanchez talks about what she describes as documented child abuse of her son, outside the Miramonte Elementary school in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. About three dozen parents and supporters staged a protest at the Los Angeles-area school rocked...

Utah chief: Police hope to interview Powell’s dad

February 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this undated photo provided by Chuck and Judy Cox, Chuck Cox plays with his grandsons, Charlie, right, and Braden, left. Charlie and Braden were killed along with their father, Josh Powell, on Sunday in what police said was an intentional fire set by...