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Fuel transfer begins at iced-in Alaska town

January 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In a photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter lands their aircraft on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy just off the coast of Nome Jan. 15, 2012. The Dolphin was transporting local, state and federal representatives to the Healy during for the delivery of more [&hellip...

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Huntsman departs race, impact in SC unclear

January 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

GOP Presidential canidate Jon Huntsman waves goodbye to the media after announcing he is withdrawing from the race and backing Mitt Romeny, in a press conference, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (AP Photo/The...

Obamas mark King’s birthday with volunteer outing

January 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama hangs a bookshelf while participating in a community service project in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at the Browne Education Campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Williams, Spencer, Plummer earn acting Globes

January 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Missi Pyle arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer won acting honors at a Golden Globes show...

Campaign officials: Huntsman to quit GOP race

January 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, his wife Mary Kaye and daughter Gracie, 12, arrive at a campaign stop at Virginia’s on King restaurant, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Charleston, S.C. Campaign officials said Sunday night,...

Tanker carrying fuel arrives at iced-in AK town

January 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the Coast Guard Ice Breaker Healy breaking ice near the city of Nome Alaska Jan. 14, 2012. The Healy is breaking ice near Nome to assist the Russian tanker Renda move into final position for offloading nearly...

Rivals say split SC conservative vote aids Romney

January 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, campaigns in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A splintered conservative vote in South Carolina could pave the way for Mitt Romney to win...

Cruise tragedy conjures memories of doomed Titanic

January 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 10, 1912 file photo, the liner Titanic leaves Southampton, England on her maiden voyage to New York City. Five days into her journey, the ship struck an iceberg and sank, resulting in the deaths of more than 1,500 people. The first...

Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash in Ky.

January 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis talks about boxing great Muhammad Ali as he arrives for Ali’s birthday celebration at the Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. Ali turns 70 Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)...

Tanker moored off Nome, gearing up fuel delivery

January 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Coast Guard Rear Adm. Tom Ostebo, District 17 commander, along with Forces Valdez personnel assess the fuel transfer safety zone on snow machines in the Nome harbor Friday Jan. 13, 2012. Forces Valdez personnel...