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2 men sue Syracuse, Boeheim for defamation

December 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Former Syracuse ball boys Bobby Davis, left, and Mike Lang, right, flank attorney Gloria Allred during a news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, in New York. The men say they were molested by assistant Syracuse basketball coach Bernie Fine and have sued the school and men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim for defamation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) [&hellip...

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5 men arraigned in NYPD officer’s shooting death

December 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the New York City Police Dept. shows Officer Peter Figoski, who was shot in the face and killed early Monday morning, Dec. 12, 2011, while responding to a report of a break-in at a Brooklyn apartment. Figoski was pronounced dead...

Texas school may build safety wall after shooting

December 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A woman clasps her hands as she waits to hear word from her daughter after a school shooting at Harwell Middle School on Monday Dec. 12, 2011 in Edinburg, Texas. Authorities suspect hunters may have shot two South Texas middle school students who were wounded...

Alexander Graham Bell recordings played from 1880s

December 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Alexander Graham Bell’s Graphaphone 1881 is displayed during a news conference at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, Tuesday Dec. 13, 2011. Early sound recordings by telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell and others...

Police remove Occupy Baltimore protesters

December 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Sanitation workers clean McKeldin Square after police evicted members of Occupy Baltimore from the site in Baltimore, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. Baltimore City police in full riot gear moved into McKeldin Square about 3:30 a.m. to remove the protesters, who had...

Oprah Winfrey visits Haiti under tight security

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Oprah Winfrey, left, stands with actor Sean Penn in a camp for people displaced by the devastating 2010 earthquake in what was once a golf club in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Winfrey is visiting the settlement camp run by Penn and his aid...

Lohan says she should have listened to advisers

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this cover image released by Playboy Enterprises, Inc., actress Lindsay Lohan is shown on the cover of the January/February 2012 issue of “Playboy”. Playboy released Lohan’s issue early after it leaked online, just days before the actress...

High court to review tough Arizona immigration law

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 28, 2010 photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent drives along the international border fence near Nogales, Ariz. The Supreme Court agreed Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The...

Forget the fruitcake: Give skydiving lessons

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A screen grab from Groupon’s web site is shown Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. In the uncertain economy, presents like massages and cooking classes play into a growing desire to seek out comfort and treasure cozy moments with family and friends. It helps, too,...

Protests boost sales and fears of sonic blaster

December 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sept. 14, 2011, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bevington, requirements officer with the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate, demonstrates one of the military’s latest voice projection system and instant translation technologies, that can project...