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Facebook buying photo-share app Instagram for $1B

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

An Instagram photo is shared with Facebook on an iPhone Monday, April 9, 2012, in New York. Facebook is spending $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing company Instagram in the social network’s largest acquisition ever. Instagram lets people apply filters to photos they snap with their mobile devices and share them with friends and strangers. [&hellip...

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Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file family photo shows Trayvon Martin. Angela Corey, the special prosecutor in the shooting death of Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, said Monday, April 9, 2012, she continues to investigate the case and will not involve a...

Kodiak brown bear on the lam from wildlife refuge

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This March 29, 2012 photo provided by the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center shows a female Kodiak brown bear, named Shaguyik, in Portage, Alaska. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center announced Monday that the 300-pound 2-year-old female bear escaped six...

Jurors being seated in Hudson family murder trial

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2011 file photo, singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson speaks in Chicago. On Monday, April 9, 2012, a judge will question potential jurors as jury selection begins in earnest at the Chicago trial of William Balfour,...

Motive for Tulsa shootings may lie in 2010 killing

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo combo of images provided by the Tulsa Police Department via the Tulsa World shows Jacob England, left, and Alvin Watts. According to police, England, 19, and Watts, 32, will be charged with three counts of murder and two counts of shooting with...

Syria fires over borders with Lebanon, Turkey

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Relatives mourn for Ali Shaaban, a television cameraman working for Al-Jadeed TV who was shot dead on the Lebanon-Syria border, at their home in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, April 9, 2012. Shaaban was killed when the channel’s film crew came under fire in...

Police: Mom found 3 slain adults at Minn. day care

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

People watch police investigate the scene where three people were shot and killed at an in-home day care in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Monday, April 9, 2012. No arrests were immediately made. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Richard Sennott) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST....

In an old Chicago meat plant, greens and fish grow

April 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Feb. 29, 2012 image made from video, Andrew Fernitz, a partner in 312 Aquaponics, holds a net containing tilapia in an old meat-packing plant where the business has taken up residence. Water...

Tulsa police say shootings may have been revenge

April 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Tulsa Police Department via the Tulsa World shows Jacob England. According to police, England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, will be charged with three counts of murder and two counts of shooting with intent to kill, after being arrested...

Start of 2012, March shatter US heat records

April 9, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 13, 2012, file photo a man snaps a photo of a blossoming tree with his iPhone outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. America this year, especially in March, has been so warm that national records aren’t just...