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DC chief: Reports differ on officer's 'threats'

July 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 23, 2012 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama gives the keynote address to the African Methodist Episcopal Church general conference in Nashville, Tenn. There are conflicting reports about threatening comments a police officer may have made about first lady Michelle Obama, the District of Columbia police chief said Friday, July...

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Romney: No role in Bain management after 1999

July 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at a campaign event at Green Run High School in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, July 13, 2012. Obama is spending the day in Virginia campaigning. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — His credibility under...

SF considering ways to curb plastic water bottles

July 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, July 5, 2012, Shauna Barbera uses a bottled water dispenser at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. The city that regulated Happy Meal toys and banned plastic grocery bags has a new target in its...

NRA finds some GOP lawmakers resistant to gun laws

July 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This July 12, 2012, photo shows a National Rifle Association billboard in Hendersonville, Tenn., attacking Tennessee House Republican Caucus Chairwoman Debra Maggart. The gun rights group has had a falling out with Republican lawmakers in Tennessee over a...

Cheney: Romney 'only' man for foreign policy

July 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures during a speech to the NAACP annual convention, Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WILSON, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney told...

Bridal gown designer Wang and husband separate

July 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 14, 2011 file photo shows fashion designer Vera Wang attending the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in New York. Wang, who launched her label with wedding gowns, is separating from her husband Arthur Becker. A statement was issued to...

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

July 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This June 22, 2012, photo shows Travis Schepker, a biology intern, holding an Asian carp pulled from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. Scientists are monitoring native fish populations for signs of damage from Asian carp. (AP Photo/Robert Ray) HAVANA, Ill....

Paterno's legacy may now be damaged beyond repair

July 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2008 file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno listens to a question during his weekly news conference in State College, Pa. Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegation against Jerry...

Alleged would-be suicide bomber to plead guilty

July 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Shaker Masri, 29, of Chicago. On Thursday, July 12, 2012, prosecutors and defense attorneys in Chicago say they have an agreement for Masri, a terrorist suspect, to change his...

Thousands fall victim to utility payment scam

July 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Taneisha Morris, 33, of Detroit, who was scammed on paying a utility and satellite television invoice is shown in Detroit, Thursday, July 12, 2012. A national scam touting a new federal program from President Barack Obama is taking advantage of electric...