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Judge: Peterson murder trial in jeopardy

August 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Henry and Marcia Savio, father and stepmother of Kathleen Savio enter the Will County Courthouse, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in Joliet, Ill. for opening statements in former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson’s murder trial. Peterson is charged in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) JOLIET, Ill. (AP) —...

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Budget-and-tax impasse threatens troops, economy

August 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Acting Budget Director Jeffrey Zients, with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing on defense cuts. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)...

Glitch causes big swings in dozens of stocks

August 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Specialist Peter Giacchi looks at the price of Knight at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Traders’ attention was diverted to unusually sharp moves in a number of stocks shortly after the opening bell. The...

On a chaotic day, Fed, glitches push stocks lower

August 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Traders Bobby Finnerty, left, and Gregory Rowe, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Stocks are mostly higher in morning trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — There was more than one story line playing out in...

Jermaine Jackson says he regrets family feud

August 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 11, 2009 file photo, Jermaine Jackson, brother of late U.S. “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, is seen during a news conference in Vienna, Austria. Jermaine Jackson said, Wednesday, August 1, 2012, that he regretted the...

Texas GOP chooses tea party-backed Cruz for Senate

August 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Senator candidate Ted Cruz, left, his wife Heidi, and his general consultant Jason Johnson react as they watched early returns in his war room at the JW Marriott in the Galleria during his runoff election against rival Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst...

Drew Peterson murder trial under way in Illinois

August 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 7, 2009 file booking photo provided by the Will County Sheriff’s office in Joliet, Ill., former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson is shown. Peterson is charged with first-degree murder in the 2004 drowning death of...

PSU top RB Silas Redd to Southern California

August 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Penn State fans cheer during a pep rally of supporters for the Nittany Lions football team on their way to a morning workout outside the Lasch Football building on the Penn State main campus in State College, Pa., Tuesday, July 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Centre...

No bail for UC Irvine professor charged with arson

August 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office shows a booking photo of Rainer Reinscheid, 48, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, who was arrested July 24, 2012 and charged with numerous felony arson charges. Bail...

FACT CHECK: Romney on Polish economy, gov't role

August 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 18, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Bowling Green, Ohio. Want to be among the first to know who Romney picks for a running mate? There’s an app for that....