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Risk to all ages: 100 kids die of flu each year

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the family shows Max Schwolert. The 6-foot-4, 17-year-old Texas high school senior grew sick in Wisconsin while visiting his grandparents for the holidays. Max felt fluish on Christmas Eve, seemed better the next morning but grew worse that night. The family decided to postpone the drive home and took him [&hellip...

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Facebook unveils social search feature

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions after speaking at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Zuckerberg introduced “graph search” Tuesday, a new service that lets users search their social connections for...

Cold still threatens crops in West but it’s easing

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ice covers an orange at an orange grove in Redlands, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. A cold snap that has California farmers struggling to protect a $1.5 billion citrus crop has slowly started to ease, though frigid temperatures were still the norm Tuesday...

Anti-doping officials want Armstrong under oath

January 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 photo provided by Harpo Studios Inc., shows talk-show host Oprah Winfrey interviewing cyclist Lance Armstrong during taping for the show “Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive” in Austin, Texas. The two-part...

Conn. group launches anti-violence initiative

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Jimmy Greene, left, kisses his wife Nelba Marquez-Greene as he holds a portrait of their daughter, Sandy Hook School shooting victim Ana Marquez-Greene at a news conference at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. One month after the mass...

Ex-President George H.W. Bush leaves the hospital

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 4, 2012 file photo, former president George H.W. Bush pauses for a photo before an NFL football game in Houston between the Buffalo Bills and the Houston Texans. A spokesman said Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 that the 88-year-old Bush has...

Mali rebels make gains, vow to avenge French bombs

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Oumar Toure comforts his wife Nicole Obre Toure, a French citizen, as she prepares to leave the region where she has lived for 12 years, in Segou, central Mali, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. As Islamist militants gained ground Monday morning, Toure decided to move...

Severe Beijing smog prompts unusual transparency

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Cyclists travel on the road on a hazy day in Huaibei, in central China’s Anhui province Monday Jan. 14, 2013. Air pollution is a major problem in China due to the country’s rapid pace of industrialization, reliance on coal power, explosive growth...

Dallas tears down ex-home of JFK assassin Oswald

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A bulldozer is used to demolish a two-story apartment building in Dallas, Texas on Monday, January 14, 2013 where Lee Harvey Oswald briefly lived before assassinating President John F. Kennedy. The rundown building was demolished by court order after a...

Obama: Debt limit fight imperils elderly’s checks

January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks during the final news conference of his first term in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring “we are not a deadbeat nation,”...