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Detroit awaits direction on art sale options

Posted 12/16/2013 in National

Detroit may have to rely on the generosity of strangers to keep its impressive art collection that was amassed with taxpayer dollars in better times.

 

Poll: Another worry about new health law

Posted 12/16/2013 in National

Just when the government's insurance website is starting to run more smoothly, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds a potentially bigger problem for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

 

'Lawrence of Arabia' star Peter O'Toole dead at 81

Posted 12/16/2013 in National

Known on the one hand for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken debauchery, Peter O'Toole was one of the most magnetic, charismatic and fun figures in British acting.

 

Kim's aunt appears safe after husband's execution

Posted 12/16/2013 in National

The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been named to an ad-hoc state committee, the country's official media reported, an indication that the execution of her husband and the country's No. 2 has not immediately diminished her influence.

 

 

Prospects for budget legislation solid in Senate

Posted 12/14/2013 in National

One day after winning lopsided House approval, bipartisan legislation to ease across-the-board spending cuts and reduce economy-rattling budget brinkmanship appears likely to command the 60 votes necessary to clear the Senate, officials in both parties said Friday.

 

Coloring book features Ted Cruz

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

He's known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children large and small can color in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Just in time for the holidays, St. Louis publisher Really Big Coloring Books Inc. is offering a coloring and activity book featuring the Texas tea party darling.

 

Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is heading to the Senate, where it could get slowed by Republican outrage over majority Democrats' limits on GOP power.

 

GOP struggle widens as Boehner rebukes hard right

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

The Republican establishment's much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway. House Speaker John Boehner made that clear Thursday, when he renewed his denunciation of groups that try to defeat GOP incumbents they consider too willing to compromise with Democrats.

Huge crowds gather in hopes of seeing Mandela body

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

Tens of thousands of South African mourners waited in line on Friday to view the body of Nelson Mandela, which was lying in state for the third and final day, with the likelihood that many would be turned away before the casket is taken away later in the day.

Feds join battle on citrus disease

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's -- and possibly the entire nation's -- citrus crop.

 

Exercise helps women tolerate breast cancer drugs

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.

 

North Korea executes leader's uncle

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

North Korea said today that it executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2.

Newlywed pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

A Montana newlywed pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.

Charity to raffle off a Picasso for $138

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

For aspiring art collectors everywhere, there is hope.

Missing American in Iran was on unapproved CIA mission

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA -- but all in secret, an Associated Press investigation found.

 

Multiple stabbings after Denver game

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.

 

Bob Barker celebrates birthday on 'Price'

Posted 12/13/2013 in National

Bob Barker's 90th birthday present is urging one more contestant to "come on down" from the audience on "The Price Is Right."

 

Prosecutor: No domestic charges against Zimmerman

Posted 12/12/2013 in National

George Zimmerman will not face domestic violence charges because his girlfriend did not wish to pursue the case and there was scant evidence of a crime, a state prosecutor said Wednesday.

 

 

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