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  • Senate Nominations.jpg Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

    Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama's current and future nominees on Thursday, voting unilaterally to overturn decades of Senate precedent and undermine Republicans' ability to block final votes.

    November 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Screen shot 2013-11-19 at 1.23.37 PM.png Interactive map | The assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    In the 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, facts surrounding the event have been debated and scrutinized. Take an interactive look at Dealey Plaza, the motorcade’s route, the spot where Abraham Zapruder filmed his famous footage, and the infamous "grassy knoll."

    November 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Execution Franklin_Denn(1).jpg Missouri executes serial killer Franklin

    Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state's first execution in nearly three years.

    November 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • g3202580000000000005337d15210a4f1295f1c88620a51deafed0ae11f.jpg PHOTOS | Tornadoes slam Midwest towns Tornadoes swept through multiple Midwest towns Sunday, leveling neighborhoods and causing extensive damage. Six people are reported dead and dozens injured.

    November 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot batkid.jpg VIDEO | 'Batkid' arrives in San Francisco to fulfill wish

    San Francisco is transforming into Gotham City with the help of 13,000 volunteers to help one little boy's wish come true.

    November 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Pittsburgh School Sho_Denn.jpg 3 shot outside Pittsburgh school; drug link probed

    Pittsburgh police say they've taken four people into custody for questioning about a shooting that wounded three students outside a city high school.

    November 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • APTOPIX Veterans Day.jpg Veterans Day: Events and ceremonies around nation

    Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events.

    November 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • LAX Shooting_Denn.jpg Gunman kills TSA agent at LAX, injures 2 others

    A man with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a TSA employee and wounding two other people in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide, officials said.

    November 1, 2013 3 Photos

  • Middle School Shooting.JPG Nev. student opens fire, kills teacher and himself

    A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.

    October 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • parkbecker.JPG Hospitals to work together

    Conemaugh Health System and Somerset Hospital leaders have agreed to develop what is being called a “collaborative relationship” to explore ways to reduce duplication and other expenses related to competition, while both remaining independent organizations.

    October 10, 2013 1 Photo


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