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Personal, strategic motivations for Obama in Asia

November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, en route to Southeast Asia. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) BANGKOK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, expanding U.S. influence in Asia is more than just countering China or opening up new markets to American businesses. It’s [&hellip...

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Sandy uprooted trees by the thousands in NY, NJ

November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, a tree in Jersey City, N.J., lies tangled in power lines after being brought down by high winds from Superstorm Sandy. Experts say the winds of Superstorm Sandy took out more trees in the neighborhoods, parks and...

Is giant reed a ‘miracle plant’ or the next kudzu?

November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Sept. 17, 2007 photo provided by Dendra Inc., part of a 75-acre stand of Arundo is mowed on the San Luis Rey River by the Mission Resource Conservation District in Bonsall, Calif. California...

Judge backs Calif. high-speed rail over farmers

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE — In In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo a sign against the proposed high-Speed rail system is seen on Highway 43 near Hanford, Calif. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley is expected to decide Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 whether to grant a...

Officials: Few of Gen. Allen emails questionable

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this March 26, 2012, file photo, Marine Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan listens during a news conference at the Pentagon. When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pointedly warned young troops last spring to mind their ways, he may...

NY prosecutor admits he acted in 1970s porn films

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This May 23, 2012 photo shows Cortland County District Attorney Mark Suben in Cortland County, N.Y. Suben on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 admitted that he acted in pornographic movies in the 1970s then lied when questioned about it during his second campaign. (AP...

Christie smells setup, won’t answer Twinkie query

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 13, 2012 file photo shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a news conference in Trenton, N.J. Threatened with repeal just weeks ago, President Barack Obama’s health care law now appears on track in close to half the states,...

2 missing, 4 badly burned in Gulf platform fire

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This aerial photograph shows damage from an explosion and fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Four people were transported to a hospital with critical burns and two were missing. (AP...

Hamas targets Jerusalem in major escalation

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A Palestinian Hamas militant walks in the rubble of the destroyed house of Hamas militant Mohammad Abu Shmala, following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.(AP Photo/Eyad Baba) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian...

Petraeus: CIA blamed terrorists for Libya attack

November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, right, followed by security agents, enters his home in Arlington, Va., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, after testifying on Capitol Hill before closed-door sessions of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees regarding the...