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Mo. bishop convicted for failing to report priest

September 7, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph appears in court during in a bench trial Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Mo. Following a short non-jury trial, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John Torrence convicted Finn of one misdemeanor count of failing to report suspicions of [&hellip...

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Clinton: Obama showing way to more modern economy

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Women from the US Senate hold hands after Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama...

7-year-old Colo. girl recovers from bubonic plague

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Seven-year-old Sierra Jane Downing from Pagosa Springs, Colo., is pushed in a wheel chair by a nurse following a news conference about her recovery from Bubonic Plague at the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Wednesday,...

Reported theft of Romney tax records being probed

September 6, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A sign outside the PricewaterhouseCoopers office in Franklin, Tenn., is seen on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. The Secret Service said is investigating the reported theft of copies houses Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records...

Better off? Dems say yes, cite health law, autos

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama walks to the Oval Office after arriving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Obama is returning from campaigning in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Better...

Attorneys in Peterson trial deliver closings

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This May 7, 2009 file photo provided by the Will County, Ill., Sheriff’s office shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. Peterson is charged with first-degree murder in the 2004 drowning death of his former wife...

Democrats: GOP’s Romney just ‘doesn’t get it’

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden watch proceedings at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democrats ridiculed Republican Mitt Romney as a...

At Democratic convention, record presence for gays

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A delegate shows off her President Barack Obama button in the convention hall before the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Convention is a watershed...

First lady’s focus is drawing contrast with Romney

September 5, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she appears at the podium for a camera test on the stage at the Democratic National Convention inside Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) —...

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

September 4, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 photo shows actor Michael Clarke Duncan in New York. Duncan has died at the age of 54 on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following a July 13, 2012 heart attack, his fiancee,...