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8 killed, including 6 kids, in W.Va. house fire

March 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Charleston Mayor Danny Jones comes out of a house on Arlington Street, Saturday, March 24, 2012, in Charleston, W.Va. A fire tore through the two-story home that had no functioning smoke detectors, killing eight family members, including six children, Jones said. Charleston Assistant Fire Chief Bob Sharp said the fire seems to have started in [&hellip...

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Attorneys in Trayvon Martin case make arguments

March 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A woman wipes away tears next to a photograph of Trayvon Martin during a rally in support of the slain teenager at Freedom Plaza in Washington, on Saturday, March 24, 2012. Martin, an unarmed young black teen, was fatally shot by a volunteer neighborhood...

Report: Sandusky called 'likely pedophile' in '98

March 25, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2011 file photo, Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach charged with sexually abusing boys, leaves the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. A psychologist who looked into a 1998 allegation against...

Obama heads to SKorea for nonproliferation summit

March 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One, for a flight to South Korea, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, March 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama has departed for Seoul, South Korea, for an...

Space junk threatens station astronauts

March 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 16, 2001 file photo provided by NASA, shows the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth. A discarded chunk of a Russian rocket is forcing six space station astronauts to seek shelter in escape capsules early Saturday, March...

NM police involved in shootings got union checks

March 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

File-In this May 21,2009 file photo Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz, speaks during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. The city had its 2rd officer-involved shooting in three days yesterday Wed. March 21,2012 and the department is facing heat from...

Blacks say history of bias against them in FL city

March 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file family photo shows Trayvon Martin. Martin was slain in the town of Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26 in a shooting that has set off a nationwide furor over race and justice. Neighborhood crime-watch captain George Zimmerman claimed...

Stocks bounce around on global economic worries

March 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Feb 27, 2012 photo traders Christopher Cornette, left, and Gregory Rowe work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street futures rose early Friday March 23, 2012 as traders awaited the release of U.S. housing data. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)...

Obama taps Jim Yong Kim for World Bank

March 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Jim Yong Kim, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next World Bank President, stands in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2012. Kim is currently the president of Dartmouth College. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)...

Electric cars risk losing green sheen in Japan

March 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, March 18, 2012 photo, Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, left, speaks as Nissan Motor Co’s Corporate Vice President Hideaki Watanabe listens, in front of the automaker’s Leaf zero-emission electric vehicle at ‘The New...