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Challenges facing Romney in wooing female voters

April 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, center, flanked by campaign volunteers Jordan Furr, left, and Sherrie-Kaye Miller, both of Mechanicsburg, Pa., telephones a potential voter from a call center at his Pennsylvania campaign headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, April 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) WASHINGTON (AP)...

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Furniture company's revival has global message

April 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Friday, March 16, 2012 photo, Dean Hoyle wipes down the top of a nightstand before packaging it for delivery at the Lincolnton Furniture Company in Lincolnton, N.C. Five generations of Cochranes had been furniture makers, but by the mid-1990s the...

Navy jet crashes into Va, apartments, pilots eject

April 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image made from video and provided by WVEC TV, smoke billows near an apartment complex where a Navy jet crashed in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, March 6, 2012. The F/A-18 Hornet crashed into the apartment building, officials said, and the two-member...

Petrino didn't want 911 call, called security

April 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sunday, April 1, 2012 and provided by the Arkansas State Police, the wreckage of Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino’s motorcycle rest off the shoulder of a highway near Crosses, Ark. The accident on Sunday injured Petrino and it...

Official: Suspect returned to campus over tuition

April 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mourners attend a memorial service at the Allen Temple Baptist Church Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night for a prayer vigil for the victims of Monday’s shooting at Oikos University, a small Christian...

Co-worker says Powell described snowy camping trip

April 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Steven Powell leaves the courtroom of Judge Ronald Culpepper after appearing in the Pierce County Superior Court to have his case thrown out on Friday, March 30, 2012 in Tacoma, wash. Court documents were unsealed in connection with Powell’s case on...

Big lottery winners often prize anonymity

April 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2012 file photo provided by the Maryland State Lottery Agency, a man dressed as a Powerball stands by a couple who did not want to be identified as they hold a large prop check showing their winnings at the lottery’s...

Cops: School shooter may have had multiple targets

April 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mourners attend a memorial service at the Allen Temple Baptist Church Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night for a prayer vigil for the victims of Monday’s shooting at Oikos University, a small Christian...

3 soldiers killed in Afghan attack were from Ohio

April 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Wounded U.S. soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of a suicide attack in Maimanah, the capital of Faryab province north of Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. A suicide bomber blew himself up, killing at least 10 people, including three NATO...

Despite outburst, Russian arms dealer avoids life

April 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010 file photo provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration shows Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout in U.S. custody after being flown from Bangkok to New York in a chartered U.S. plane. The ex-Soviet officer turned...