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Guatemala judge denies ex-dictator's amnesty claim

March 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Guatemala’s former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, left, listens to a public prosecutor, center, during his hearing in Guatemala City, Thursday March 1, 2012. Montt’s attempt to shield himself from genocide charges was denied on Thursday by a judge who ruled that an international treaty overrules an amnesty law passed in the wake of...

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Singer Davy Jones of The Monkees dies in Fla at 66

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 1967 file photo Davy Jones of Monkees singing group is shown at press conference at Warwick Hotel in New York City. Jones died Wednesday Feb. 29, 2012 in Florida. He was 66. Jones rose to fame in 1965 when he joined The Monkees, a...

Lady Gaga at Harvard, launches youth foundation

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Lady Gaga poses with fans prior to an event at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Wednesday Feb. 29, 2012. Gaga launched her “Born this Way” foundation at Harvard. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Pop star Lady Gaga descended...

12 killed as violent storms ravage Midwest, South

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This aerial photo shows a path of damage stretching west from the backside of a Wal-Mart Supercenter to the east in Harrisburg, Ill., after a severe storm hit Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Several deaths have been reported in Harrisburg and left the city’s...

Obama salutes Iraq war vets at White House dinner

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama bows his head during an opening prayer as he hosts a dinner for members of the U.S. military who served in Iraq in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb., 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON...

NKorea says it will halt some nuclear activities

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton calls North Korea’s agreement to suspend nuclear activities and accept a moratorium on testing “a modest step” in the right direction, as she testified on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb....

Ohio shooting suspect described as 'fine person'

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A red ribbon is seen, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, for three students killed Monday at Chardon High School, in Chardon, Ohio. T.J. Lane, the suspect in Monday’s shooting of five students at Chardon High School chose his victims at random and is...

Q&A: Google to dig deeper into users' lives

March 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 15, 2010 file photo, an attendee uses a mouse over a Google mousepad at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Beginning Thursday, March 1, 2012, Google will operate under a streamlined privacy policy that enables the...

Romney focuses on Obama after wins in Mich., Ariz.

February 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney wave at his election night party in Novi, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) NOVI, Mich. (AP) — A beaming Mitt Romney is focusing on...

Romney sweeps to double Republican primary victory

February 29, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, addresses supporters at his election night party in Novi, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney scored a hard-won, home state triumph...