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Photo of WWII veteran casting vote captures hearts

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

A photograph of a 93-year-old World War II veteran casting what will likely be his last ballot has captured the hearts of tens of thousands of Internet users.

 

Al-Qaida in Afghanistan is attempting a comeback

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

A diminished but resilient al-Qaida, whose 9/11 attacks drew America into its longest war, is attempting a comeback in Afghanistan's mountainous east even as U.S. and allied forces wind down their combat mission and concede a small but steady toehold to the terrorist group.

 

 

White House prepared to meet one-on-one with Iran

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

The White House says it is prepared to talk one-on-one with Iran to find a diplomatic settlement to the impasse over Tehran's reported pursuit of nuclear weapons, but there's no agreement now to meet.

 

Teen who helped run drug ring faces sentencing

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

An Ohio teenager considered by authorities to be one of the most prolific drug dealers in the Cincinnati area is to be sentenced in a juvenile court today.

 

5 things to watch for in the presidential debate

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

 

 

Wis. salon gunman had history of abuse

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

A Wisconsin man accused of opening fire at the salon where his wife worked, killing three women and wounding four others, had a history of domestic abuse, with allegations that he had slashed his wife's tires a few weeks earlier, police said.

 

 

10-year-old due in court on manslaughter charge

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

The youngest person to be charged with homicide in Maine in at least 30 years was due to make her first appearance today in District Court.

 

McGovern remembered for '72 failed presidential bid

Posted 10/22/2012 in National

George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way -- and that he had done so.

 

Unions shift political might to state, local races

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

Unions are shifting more of their political resources to state and local races this year as they try to head off passage of laws that could undermine bargaining rights, make it harder to organize or reduce their political muscle.

 

Tribal court disputed in Grand Canyon bridge fight

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

The jurisdiction of a Native American tribal court was challenged Friday by the developer of a popular glass bridge over the Grand Canyon who has been locked in a multi-million dollar contract dispute with an Arizona-based tribe.

 

Meningitis victims face long recovery

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face. Also on the board is this: "Anticipated date of discharge: NOT YET DETERMINED."

 

French reporter 'savagely attacked' reporting in Cairo

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

A correspondent for France 24 TV was "savagely attacked" near Cairo's Tahrir Square after being seized by a crowd, the network said Saturday. It was the latest case of violence against women at the epicenter of Egypt's restive protests.

 

Israeli naval vessels take control of Gaza boat

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

Israeli troops on Saturday commandeered a Gaza-bound ship that tried to break through Israel's blockade of the Hamas-ruled seaside strip, the military said. European lawmakers and other pro-Palestinian activists aboard did not resist, and the Finnish-flagged vessel was diverted to an Israeli port.

 

 

Boy's miracle cure makes first Native American saint from U.S.

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

Jake Finkbonner was so close to death after flesh-eating bacteria infected him through a cut on his lip that his parents had last rites performed and were discussing donating the 5-year-old's tiny organs.

 

Fire destroys State Fair of Texas icon Big Tex

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

The man who provides the voice for Big Tex, the giant cowboy at the State Fair of Texas, was greeting people with his usual "Howdy, folks!" in a slow drawl Friday when someone rushed into his trailer to tell him the towering fair icon was on fire.

 

Scout abuse files release sparks interest

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

A website with files showing the Boy Scouts of America's cover-up of decades of sexual abuse is generating interest from people wanting to know who the alleged abusers are and whether people who molested them as Scouts are in the files.

 

 

Thefts of cell phones rise rapidly

Posted 10/20/2012 in National

In this tech-savvy city teeming with commuters and tourists, the cell phone has become a top target of robbers who use stealth, force and sometimes guns.

 

 

Sandusky filing says trial violated his rights

Posted 10/19/2012 in National

Jerry Sandusky launched his effort to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions with a set of motions that said there wasn't enough evidence against him and the trial wasn't fair.

 

 

Newsweek to end print publication

Posted 10/19/2012 in National

Newsweek's decision to stop publishing a print edition after 80 years and bet its life entirely on a digital future may be more a commentary on its own problems than a definitive statement on the health of the magazine industry.

 

 

Boy Scout 'perversion files' show elaborate cover up

Posted 10/19/2012 in National

Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities -- police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them -- quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children, a newly opened trove of confidential papers shows.

 

 

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