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Del. police continue probe of courthouse shooting

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

Nearly a day later, authorities had yet to release any names as they investigated a shooting at a Delaware courthouse that left three people dead.

 

 

Military weighs cuts in drone programs

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

The Pentagon for the first time is considering scaling back the massive buildup of drones it has overseen in the past few years, both to save money and to adapt to changing security threats and an increased focus on Asia as the Afghanistan war winds down.

 

 

What heals traumatized kids? Answers are lacking

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

Shootings and other traumatic events involving children are not rare events, but there's a startling lack of scientific evidence on the best ways to help young survivors and witnesses heal, a government-funded analysis found.

 

 

Pope's bombshell sends troubled church scrambling

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

With a few words in Latin, Pope Benedict XVI did what no pope has done in more than half a millennium, stunning the world by announcing his resignation Monday and leaving the already troubled Catholic Church to replace the leader of its 1 billion followers by Easter.

 

 

Latin America would like a Latin pope, odds slim

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

Latin America is home to the world's largest Roman Catholic population, but hopes that the next pope will come from the region appear faint, experts said Monday.

 

 

Life imitates film in story of vengeful LA ex-cop

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

It sounds like the plot line to a movie: He's a former LA cop on a violent, rage-filled rampage who will stop at nothing for revenge.

 

 

Congressman seeks to overturn Citizens United

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

A Democratic Minnesota congressman is introducing a constitutional amendment designed to overturn the Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case that lifted many restrictions on corporate spending in political elections.

 

 

State of the Union to stress jobs

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

The American public will get a competing mix of rhetoric and imagery in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, a speech that offers a heavy dose on the economy even as it plays out against a visual backdrop dominated by the current national debate over guns.

 

 

North Korea apparently conducts third atomic test

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

North Korea apparently conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, strongly indicated by an "explosion-like" earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural.

 

 

Study: 1 in 4 consumers had error in credit report

Posted 2/12/2013 in National

One in four consumers found an error in a credit report issued by a major agency, according to a government study released Monday.

 

Pope to resign Feb. 28, says he's too infirm

Posted 2/11/2013 in National

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on -- the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years.

 

Anxiety settles on LA area in fugitive ex-cop hunt

Posted 2/11/2013 in National

The search for a fugitive ex-police officer wanted in the slayings of three people took police to a San Fernando Valley home improvement store and to the home of a possible target in a quiet Southern California suburb.

 

 

French: Complex trading web in horsemeat scandal

Posted 2/11/2013 in National

A maze of trading between meat wholesalers has made it increasingly difficult to trace the origins of food -- enabling horsemeat disguised as beef to be sold in frozen meals across Europe.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: A new GOP, or just a cosmetic touchup?

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

Maybe the party is finally over. Meaning not simply the Grand Old Party, but more specifically the bacchanal of the bizarre and carnival of crazy to which it has lately devolved. So obvious has this devolution become that even Republican stalwarts have been heard to decry the parody of a party the GOP has become.

 

Hunt for fugitive resumes in Calif. mountains

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

Scores of officers fanned out at daybreak Saturday in the snow-covered San Bernardino Mountains, resuming their search for a former Los Angeles police officer suspected of killing three people in a vengeance-fueled rampage aimed at those he blames for ending his career.

 

Michelangelo's drawings going on display in Va.

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

Twenty-five drawings by Michelangelo begin a two-city U.S. exhibition in Virginia on Saturday, including some works never before seen in the United States and many that offer a glimpse into the mind of the master and the tumultuous times in which he lived.

 

 

AP: Flaws found in US missile shield

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

Secret Defense Department studies cast doubt on whether a multibillion-dollar missile defense system planned for Europe can ever protect the U.S. from Iranian missiles as intended, congressional investigators say.

 

 

Hacker gains access to Bush family emails, photos

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

Turns out even former presidents can fall prey to hackers.

 

Iowa governor pardons pig before bacon festival

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

A young pig has won a reprieve from the frying pan just as Iowa's popular bacon festival is about to begin.

Liberal in domestic issues, Obama a hawk on war

Posted 2/9/2013 in National

For all of his liberal positions on the environment, taxes and health care, President Barack Obama has proved to be a hawk when it comes to fighting terrorism.

 

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