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From barbecue to Bieber on Obama bus tour

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama stops to visit with people on the side of the road in Brodnax, Va, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Obama is on a three-day bus tour promoting the American Jobs Act. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama said he wanted to use his bus trip through rural North Carolina [&hellip...

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KC police want more from parents of missing baby

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This file photo provided Oct. 4, 2011, by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, shows Lisa Irwin. Police and federal authorities have been searching extensively for Irwin who was 10 months old when her parents reported her missing on Oct....

Social Security to hand out first raises since ’09

October 19, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. Social Security recipients will get a raise in January _ their...

Selena Gomez granted temporary restraining order

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Actress-singer Selena Gomez poses at the premiere of the film “The Thing,” Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in Los Angeles. Court records show Gomez was granted a temporary restraining order, Monday Oct. 17, 2011, against Thomas Brodnicki, a man police say...

KC mom admits she was drunk on night baby vanished

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This file photo provided Oct. 4, 2011, by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, shows Lisa Irwin. Police and federal authorities have been searching extensively for Irwin who was 10 months old when her parents reported her missing on Oct....

Police: Boston fire may have been suicide attempt

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A predawn fire rages at a large apartment building in the Roxbury section of Boston, Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Firefighters rescued at least 15 people in the fire that police say may have resulted from a suicide attempt by one of the residents. (AP Photo/Aram...

Philly police: Disabled victimized by theft scheme

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department, Herbert Knowles smiles. Knowles has been identified by police as one of four mentally disabled persons locked in the squalid basement of a Philadelphia building. Police said four mentally...

Questions linger over why CIA operative is at NYPD

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2011, file photo, NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly listens during his testimony about NYPD intelligence operations to the New York City Council public safety committee in New York. Three months ago, one of the CIA’s most...

DUI arrest: Tenn. Rep. resigns committee post

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This booking photo released by the Metropolitan Nashville Police shows state Rep. Curry Todd, R-Collierville, who was arrested late Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, on charges of drunken driving and possession of a gun while under the influence. Todd was a main...

IBM bumps guidance again, but revenue falls short

October 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 1, 2010 file photo, people walk along a sign with the slogan “IBM – smarter together,” at the CeBIT computer trade fair in Hanover, Germany. IBM releases quarterly financial results Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, after the...