List by Category: National

Gas Prices Today Could Reflect Gas Prices Next Spring

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

2013 may not be comfortable for those buying gasoline. The cost of gas today could reflect how tough it'll get once the spring hits next year. Gas prices have broken daily record highs for 43 consecutive days. Even as they dropped slightly last ...

National Organization Of Marriage's Case Will Not Be Heard By U.S. Supreme Court

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national pro-traditional marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from ...

Same Sex Marriage; Affirmative Action On The Table As Supreme Court Opens New Session Today

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court opens its annual term today.  Thomas Goldstein, publisher of Scotusblog.com, says the high court is expected to consider some key cases involving affirmative action, voting rights and same-sex marriage. He says "the ...

California Bans Therapy To Help Gay Kids; Affects Christian Counseling Centers

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

California has become the first state to ban teenage gay conversion therapy. Effective January 1st, mental health practitioners, as well as Christian churches and counseling centers, are prohibited from holding sessions that are aimed at making gay ...

NFL Officials Return To Standing Ovation

09.28.12 | Jeremy Miller

One sports league has settled its labor issues, while another is trying to work things out.  Members of the NFL Referees Association will vote on a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement today and tomorrow.  The regular refs ...

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Arrested, Held Without Bond

09.28.12 | Jeremy Miller

A California man linked to an anti-Islam film is being held in jail without bond.  A judge issued the order after Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was arrested Thursday for allegedly violating the terms of his probation for a 2010 check fraud ...

FDA Urged To Check Radiation Levels On Cell Phones

09.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Accountability Office wants the F.D.A. to update its laws on cell phones. It's been 15 years since exposure limits were set. Phone companies warn you to keep your phone 1 inch from your head. Dr. Sankjay Gupta says there are ways to limit ...

70 Percent of Americans Think the Affordable Care Act Is Here To Stay

09.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new Associated Press poll finds most Americans believe there is no stopping the Affordable Care Act. About 7 in 10 of those surveyed think President Obama's health care reform law will take effect. Just 12 percent say they expect the "Obamacare" ...

Bacon Will Be In Short Supply In 2013

09.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are a bacon lover... you'd better stock up now. According to Britain's National Pig Assocation, a world wide bacon shortage next year will be "unavoidable." It's a result of the drought that hit the world this year. The new cost of food is ...

Man Saved In Nepal Avalanche Was Reading His Bible

09.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A desperate search is happening on one of the world's tallest mountains today, in Nepal, for survivors of an avalanche that swept an entire camp-- 25 tents-- away last night. At least nine people are dead and six are missing. 21 people survived the ...

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