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More US women having twins; rate at 1 in 30 babies

January 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo of June 19, 2009, twins Daniel, left, and Thomas O’Brien, 2, look at books at a Barnes & Noble in New York. The number of twins born in the U.S. has soared over the last three decades. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) ATLANTA (AP) — The number of twins born [&hellip...

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NY Gov. Cuomo sets state on course for 2nd year

January 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his second State of the State speech at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y., on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday outlined what he hopes...

Yahoo picks PayPal’s pocket to hire latest CEO

January 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2010 file photo, PayPal president Scott Thompson speaks at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Yahoo Inc. has named Thompson, president of eBay Inc.’s PayPal division, as its new CEO, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, the fourth...

Texas police kill 8th-grader carrying pellet gun

January 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A photo of the carbon dioxide powered pellet handgun 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez was holding at the time he was shot by police at Cummings Middle School is shown during a news conference Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, 2012 in Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/The...

Gingrich vows to fight on after poor Iowa showing

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, campaigns at Elly’s Tea and Coffee House in Muscatine, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newt Gingrich is vowing to fight on after a...

Man arrested in NY Islamic center firebomb attack

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this frame grab taken from surveillance video released by the NYPD, a suspect, left, throws a lit object at a home in the Queens borough of New York on Sunday night, Jan. 1, 2012. This attack and three others in the neighborhood, including one on a...

Iowa: Santorum, Romney leading the tight vote

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a forum at Valley High School, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw...

Obama applauds Iowa Democrats for their help

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Air Force One, carrying President Barack and the first family, prepares to land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting his Republican opponents, President Barack Obama told Iowa Democrats...

Woman sues Honda in unlikely place: small claims

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Neil Schmidt, representing Honda, shows a gas mileage sticker display similar to the one on the car bought by Heather Peters, not shown, at small claims court in Torrrance, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Peters, who says her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid never...

Mount Rainier remains closed after ranger shooting

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A car approaches the Nisqually entrance to Mount Rainier National Park where armed U.S. Park police stand guard Tuesday morning, Jan. 3, 2012, near Ashford, Wash. The park remained closed while the investigation continued a day after searchers found the body...