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In a rare rebuke, US blocks Iran’s envoy to UN

April 11, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

White House press secretary Jay Carney speaks to reporters at the daily press briefing, Friday, April 11, 2014, at the White House in Washington. The US, in a rare diplomatic rebuke, will not grant a visa to Tehran’s pick for envoy to the United Nations, the Obama administration said Friday. “We’ve communicated with the Iranians [&hellip...

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Eisenhower Tree missed, but scores same

April 11, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, APRIL 4-5 – FILE – In this April 8, 2008, file photo, Toru Taniguchi of Japan tees off on the 17th hole of the Augusta National Golf Club, with the Eisenhower Tree at left, during practice for the 2008 Masters golf...

9 killed in three-vehicle crash

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Rescuers tend to walking wounded after a fiery crash involving several vehicles, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif., that left at least nine dead. Authorities said it is not yet clear what caused the crash but that it involved a tour bus,...

5 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor’s father

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

In this undated photo provided by Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification Kelvin Melton is shown. Frank Arthur Janssen was rescued by an elite FBI team after he was kidnapped and terrorized for five days. John Strong, the FBI’s agent in charge...

Sebelius resigns after health care rollout fiasco

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, March 4, 2013, file photo, Wal-Mart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell stands on stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington, as President Barack Obama announced he would nominate Burwell to head the Budget...

Peter Gabriel, Kiss lead new class into Rock Hall

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Hall of Fame Inductees Kiss original band members Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, and Gene Simmons appear in the press room at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy...

Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP’s immigration problem

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 29, 2014 file photo shows former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaking in Hollywood, Fla. With three little words, Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder of how difficult the immigration issue remains for the potential...

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Members of the audience give a standing ovation as former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton continues with her speech after an object was thrown on stage during her address to members of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries during their...

PG&E offers $250K reward in California grid attack

April 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Keith Stephens, senior director of business lines and field operations communications for Pacific Gas & Electric Co., center, as James Fama, left, vice president of energy delivery for Edison Electric Institute and Gregg Lemler, vice president of...

Sailors recall rough seas during rescue of family

April 9, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows the Kaufman family disembarking from the USS Vandegrift on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, following their rescue at sea on April 6. Six days after the family of four found...