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Report accuses general of lavish travel, spending

August 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 26, 2006 file photo, Army Lt. Gen. William E. Kip Ward is adminstered the oath of four-star General, the Army’s highest rank of general, by Command Sgt. Major Mark Ripka, right, at Fort Myer, Va. The Associated Press has learned that Ward, who was the first head of the new [&hellip...

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Fire evacuees in Wash. and California return home

August 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this aerial photo taken Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, the Taylor Bridge Fire burns near Cle Elum, Wash. The wildfire about 75 miles east of Seattle has burned across an estimated 22,000 acres, roughly 35 square miles, of diverse terrain, ranging from dry...

AP IMPACT: CO2 emissions in US drop to 20-year low

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – in this June 25, 2012 file photo, a crew works on a drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople, Pa. In a surprising turnaround, the amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere in the U.S. has fallen...

Romney: Never paid less than 13 percent in taxes

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks at a campaign stop at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Phil Long) GREER, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney declared...

Conservative, gay rights group spar after shooting

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside the Family Research Council in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, after security guard at the lobbying group was been shot in the arm. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the...

Big-name no-shows for the GOP, Dem conventions

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo, former US Vice President Al Gore speaks in Milan, Italy. Sarah Palin and George W. Bush won’t be in Tampa. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore aren’t making the trip to Charlotte. And scores of other...

Police seeking crash notification find 3 dead

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows a fatal crash Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, near Michigan City, Ind., which killed the drivers of two cars. Police say they found the bodies of a woman and her two children at a suburban Detroit home while they...

To fight West Nile, Dallas plans an aerial defense

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Mosquito tech Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. The last time Dallas used aerial spraying to curb the mosquito population, Texas’ Lyndon Johnson was in the White House, Mission Control...

Official: Man criticized group before DC shooting

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside the Family Research Council in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, after security guard at the lobbying group was been shot in the arm. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the...

Thousands line up for right to work legally in US

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Immigrant Angel Eduardo Aguiluz, left, from Honduras, get help with documents and filling for the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals applications at Casa de Maryland in Langley Park, Md., on Wednesday Aug. 15, 2012. Thousands of young illegal immigrants lined...