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Memorial exposes anger over Paterno’s treatment

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Phil Knight speaks during a memorial service for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Knight, the Nike founder, received a standing ovation at Paterno’s memorial for defending the late coach’s response to an accusation of child sex abuse against a...

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AP source: Kelly’s accuser says she had abortion

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE — A Nov. 3, 2010, file photo shows Greg Kelly at the New York Comedy Festival’s Stand Up For Heroes concert in New York. Kelly, son of the city police commissioner, is under investigation by prosecutors and denies any wrongdoing, his lawyer...

Obama-Brewer friction on display on tarmac tiff

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points at President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. Brewer greeted Obama and what she got was a book critique. Of her book. The two leaders engaged in an intense...

Obama and GOP candidates offer a campaign preview

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich meets with supporters at Wings Plus Restaurant, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Coral Springs, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On a day that combined two campaigns...

Upbeat and on a roll, Obama showing some swagger

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama shakes hands after speaking about manufacturing and jobs during a visit to Intel Corporation’s Ocotillo facility Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Chandler, Ariz. In 2011 Intel announced a more than $5 billion investment to build the...

Geithner: Obama won’t ask me to stay in a 2nd term

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama greets Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner following his State of the Union address in front of a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — Timothy...

Funeral service for Paterno as thousands mourn

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Phil Knight, left, former chief executive officer of Nike, walks with former Penn State interim football coach and defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, as they arrive at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State campus for memorial services for former...

New map for what to plant reflects global warming

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 photo, Manager Jerry Holub looks at seed packages on display at the Earl May Nursery and Garden Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The USDA announced Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 color-coded map of planting zones often seen on the back of...

A daring raid, and US, Danish hostages on way home

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo taken at an unknown location and released by the Danish Refugee Council on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 shows Dane Poul Hagen Thisted from the Danish Refugee Council’s de-mining unit. U.S. military forces helicoptered into Somalia in a...

Obama pays tribute to Giffords

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This video image provided by House Television shows Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz. and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012. Giffords resigned from the House on Wednesday amid...