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Fed unveils bold, open-ended steps to aid economy

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting to present the FOMC’s current economic projections and to provide additional context for the FOMC’s policy decision. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by the...

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Romney returns to criticizing Obama on economy

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Golden, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of “failing American workers” by ignoring...

Arab protests puts foreign policy at the fore

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, about the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. His eye fixed firmly...

US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS NATIONALITY OF FILMMAKER – An Egyptian soldier stands guard in front of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. A...

Chris Stevens: US envoy to the Arab world

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Monday, April 11, 2011, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens, center, accompanied by British envoy Christopher Prentice, left, speaks to Council member for Misrata Dr. Suleiman Fortia, right, at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation...

Romney, Obama trade barbs over Middle East attacks

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on...

California man confirms role in anti-Islam film

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought...

Tall, skinny iPhone in US stores Sept. 21

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the first time, the iPhone is growing even as it slims down. After sticking for five...

Officials: Mich. man who killed cop had arsenal

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

West Bloomfield police officers work on the scene at 4558 Forest Edge in West Bloomfield, Mich. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 where Patrick O’Rourke was killed. He was remembered Monday by stunned family members and colleagues as a loving father, husband...

Chicago teacher strike poses test for unions

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Public school teachers picket outside Amundsen High School in Chicago on the first day of a strike by the Chicago Teachers Union, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. The school is one of more than 140 schools in the Chicago Public Schools’ “Children...