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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) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali soaked in familiar cheers and chants along with a rendition of...

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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...

Santorum backed by social conservative leaders

January 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum waits to make remarks as he is introduced during a campaign event at Tommy’s Ham House, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, during a campaign event in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)...

Friends: Fla. bomb plot suspect was radical, loner

January 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Time Osmankaj, a relative of Sami Osmankac, stands in front of the house where naturalized American citizen Sami Osmakac, 25, was born, in the Osmankaj family compound in the village of Lubizde, Kosovo Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012. Kosovo-born man Sami Osmakac was...

TV One network focuses on missing blacks

January 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 10, 2010 file photo, Actress S. Epatha Merkerson poses for a portrait in New York. A television show that debuts next week focuses on missing person cases involving black Americans. The series “Find Our Missing” debuts...

Penn State president faces more Paterno questions

January 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney Virginia Alvarez of Levittown, N.Y., a 1997 Penn State graduate, becomes emotional as she directs a question to university President Rodney Erickson, asking if fired Penn State football coach Joe Paterno received due process as the university...

Homeless NY teen up for science prize gets a house

January 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, left, applauds as Intel Semifinalist Samantha Garvey, 17, right, speaks to the media, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at Brentwood High School in Brentwood, NY. Garvey and her family were offered a rent subsidized home by...

Heather Locklear released from LA-area hospital

January 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 12, 2009 file photo, Heather Locklear arrives at the Women in Film Crystal Lucy Awards in Los Angeles. Paramedics responded to Locklear’s home 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles for a medical emergency and transported a woman...

Judge: John Edwards has serious heart condition

January 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2011 file photo, former U.S. Sen. and presidential candidate John Edwards leaves federal court after an appearance in Greensboro, N.C. Edwards has a serious heart condition that will require a medical procedure next month and his...

US to restore full diplomatic ties with Myanmar

January 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mya Aye, center, one of the 88 Generation students activists, gets welcomed by his colleagues as he arrives at Yangon airport after being released from prison Friday, Jan.13, 2012, in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar freed many of its prominent political prisoners...