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US employers waiting and watching before hiring

June 3, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In his Thursday, May 31, 2012 file photo, job seekers gather for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair at the Los Angeles Mission in Los Angeles. Business has picked up. Yet American companies are too nervous to step up hiring. U.S. employers added just 69,000 jobs in May 2012, [&hellip...

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Hundreds gather to remember Nebraska coaches

June 3, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Emergency responders work at the scene of a Broken Bow Nebraska Public Schools van and a pickup crash on Highway 2 one mile west of Ansley, Neb., Friday June 1, 2012. Nebraska authorities say the pickup truck crashed into a van carrying high school basketball...

Alaskans mark 100th anniversary of big volcano

June 3, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This July 14, 1912 photo courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey shows barabaras (sod houses) in Douglas (now Kaguyak) village, covered with ash from the 1912 eruption of Novarupta in Alaska. A century after one of the world’s largest volcanic eruptions,...

Jobs report weakens Obama’s election argument

June 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This combination of Associated Press file photos shows from left, President Obama speaking at the TPI Composites Factory, a manufacturer of wind turbine blades on May 24, 2012, in Newton, Iowa, and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov....

Md. man accused of cannibalism ranted on Facebook

June 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Drapes are drawn shut inside windows in a house in Joppatowne, Md., Friday, June 1, 2012, where a 21-year-old college student accused of killing a housemate told police he ate the victim’s heart and part of his brain after he died. Alexander Kinyua, a...

Danger sign for US economy: Job growth disappoints

June 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Trader Michael Liloia, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, June 1, 2012. The stock market suffered its worst day of the year Friday after a surprisingly weak report about hiring and employment cast a pall of gloom over the U.S....

Zimmerman back to jail; judge says he lied

June 2, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, April 12, 2012 file photo, George Zimmerman, charged with killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, right, stands next to a Seminole County Deputy during a court hearing in Sanford, Fla. A judge on Friday, June 1, 2012 revoked...

SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth, ends historic trip

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by SpaceX, the Dragon spacecraft floats on the surface of the Pacific Ocean about 500 miles off Mexico’s Baja California on Thursday, May 31, 2012 after its mission to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/SpaceX, Michael...

Wis. archdiocese no longer paying priests to leave

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2012, file photo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to the press after prayer services at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee confirmed Wednesday, May 30, 2012, that it had a policy to pay...

Defense of Marriage Act heads to US Supreme Court

June 1, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 23, 2009 file photo, Keegan O’Brien of Worcester, Mass., leads chants as members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community protest the Defense of Marriage Act outside a Democratic National Committee fundraiser...