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Shoppers meet Kardashian, Miss Piggy on night out

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Fashion models pose in the streets of Paris, Thursday Sept. 6 2012, with balloons during Fashion’s Night Out where fashion shops open their doors at night to encourage consumers to support the fashion industry. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Karan mingled with Miss Piggy, Michael Kors judged karaoke with Kate Upton and [&hellip...

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Obama: Recovery path hard, challenge ‘can be met’

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress...

Colombia president rejects FARC proposal for truce

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Mauricio Jaramillo, a spokesman and top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, second from left, talks with FARC member Andres Paris during a press conference in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Colombia’s main leftist...

Not heard in Charlotte: TARP, stimulus, climate

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Iowa delegate Alice Boyd wears an American flag themed outfit at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They are the missing pages of a convention story line, ideas...

One Direction, Rihanna have VMA fans frenzied

September 7, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Singer Tom Petty, center, arrives with his wife Dana, right, and his daughter Adria at the MTV Video Music Awards on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) One Direction quickly changed the focus of the MTV Video Music...

Market milestone: Stocks return to late 2007 level

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Specialist Michael A. Pistillo, right, works on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Financial markets are soaring after investors finally heard what they had been waiting for from the...

Texas to open fastest US highway with 85 mph limit

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

An 85 mph speed limit sign is placed on the 41-mile-long toll road in Austin, near the increasingly crowded Interstate between Austin and San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. While some drivers will want to test their horsepower and radar detectors,...

Mo. bishop convicted for failing to report priest

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph appears in court during in a bench trial Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Mo. Following a short non-jury trial, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John...

Clinton: Obama showing way to more modern economy

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Women from the US Senate hold hands after Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama...

7-year-old Colo. girl recovers from bubonic plague

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Seven-year-old Sierra Jane Downing from Pagosa Springs, Colo., is pushed in a wheel chair by a nurse following a news conference about her recovery from Bubonic Plague at the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Wednesday,...