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Obama salutes Panetta as he prepares to retire

February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama hugs outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a Farewell Tribute for Panetta, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Calling it “the honor of my life,” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said farewell to the U.S. military...

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Blizzard threatens NYC, New England; 2 feet feared

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A pair of storms will combine off the Northeast coast, bringing heavy snow and strong winds throughout New England. Another storm will move into the West, bringing rain and high elevation snow from California through the Great Basin. BOSTON (AP) — A...

Mountain manhunt for ex-cop accused of killing 3

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Police respond in Riverside, Calif., early Thursday morning, Feb. 7, 2013, after one officer was killed and another critically wounded in a shootout with a murder suspect. Police were searching for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, who is...

Brennan defends drone strikes, even on Americans

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Protesters from CODEPINK, a group opposed to U.S. militarism, including co-founder Medea Benjamin, center, disrupt the start of the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing for John Brennan, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP...

NY Fashion Week opens with new fall trend: freedom

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A model walks the runway during the presentation of the Kenneth Cole Fall 2013 fashion collection during Fashion Week in New York, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — From delicate purple skirts to thigh-high boots in lizard,...

Humbled Toyota rolls out new Tundra pickup

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The redesigned 2014 Toyota Tundra is photographed behind a projection screen during its unveiling at the Chicago Auto Show Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) DETROIT (AP) — Back in 2007, Toyota trumpeted its bulked-up Tundra...

Tragedy for dinosaurs, opportunity for mammals, us

February 7, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This 2012 artist’s rendering provided by the American Museum of Natural History shows a hypothetical placental mammal ancestor, a small, insect-eating animal. A study released Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 details the family tree of mammals that have lengthy...

Brennan’s CIA bid chance to strike back at critics

February 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2010 file photo, Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan briefs reporters at the White House in Washington. Brennan, now President Barack Obama’s nominee to be CIA director,...

Rubio to deliver State of Union GOP response

February 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2013, photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., right, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, join a bipartisan group of leading senators to announce that they have reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite...

Obama seeks to reset relationship with Netanyahu

February 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they walk to Netanyahu’s car outside the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. After a long and chilly four years,...