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Calif. man found alive by his children after wreck

October 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

California Highway patrol officers investigate the scene of two cars that were recovered at the bottom of a remote mountain in Castaic, Calif., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 . David Lavau, whose car had plunged 200 feet off a remote mountain road, was found yesterday by his three adult children, who had enlisted the help of [&hellip...

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AP sources: Christie soon to decide on primary run

October 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Perspectives on Leadership Forum at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reconsidering his...

Toby Keith weighs in on gay marriage, military

October 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 3, 2011 file photo, country singer Toby Keith performs at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Toby Keith says gay marriage doesn’t bother him...

Romney, Perry to reach deeper into early states

October 1, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Longtime Mitt Romney supporter Oscar Poole of East Ellijay, Ga., looks on as Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivers a speech at the Georgia Legislative Briefing, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) DES...

Gov't backs 4 more solar loans as deadline looms

October 1, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

A worker stands near unfinished solar panel framework at a Mesquite Solar 1 facility under construction Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in Arlington, Ariz. The new solar facility is part of a $1 billion Energy Department loan guarantee, of which $337 million is going...

Ala. immigration law stands, but cops still wary

September 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Gov. Robert Bentley arrives for a news conference outside the Alabama Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Bentley said a federal judge left most of the state’s tough new immigration law in place, and it’s still the strongest in...

GOP starting line inches toward New Year's Day

September 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2008 file photo, voters line up at a polling station to vote in Florida’s presidential primary in Coral Gables, Fla. A Florida commission is expected to announce Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, that its presidential primary will be...

Could model airplanes become a terrorist weapon?

September 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo released Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a large remote controlled aircraft similar to what the department said suspect Rezwan Ferdaus plotted to fill with C-4 plastic explosives to use in an attack of the...

US: Cyber attacks on utilities, industries rise

September 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Marty Edwards, Department of Homeland Security program and industrial control systems cyber emergency response team director, speaks in front of a scale-model control systems process that simulates systems similar to a chemical plant and is used in mock cyber...

Hundreds of plants, animals up for new protections

September 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a Texas kangaroo rat. The Obama administration is taking steps to extend federal protections to hundreds of animals and plants across the country, including the...