Monthly Archives: March 2013

Maine Zumba teacher who used studio as prostitution front could get jail time … – Fox News

Boston Globe Maine Zumba teacher who used studio as prostitution front could get jail time …Fox NewsPORTLAND, Maine – Prosecutors say they'll recommend a 10-month prison sentence for a Maine Zumba teacher who used her fitness studio as a front for a prostitution operation. Alexis Wright pleaded guilty Friday to 20 counts including engaging in […]

Arizona man, 86, sentenced to probation after mercy killing of his ailing wife – Fox News

ABC News Arizona man, 86, sentenced to probation after mercy killing of his ailing wifeFox NewsPHOENIX – There was no doubt 86-year-old George Sanders killed his ailing wife. Yet everyone in the small Arizona courtroom — the prosecutor, the judge and even the couple's family members — agreed it was a time for compassion, not […]

Philadelphian jumps on tracks to help fallen man – Huffington Post

MiamiHerald.com Philadelphian jumps on tracks to help fallen manHuffington PostPHILADELPHIA — Christopher Knafelc (kuh-NAY-ful) was a recovering drug addict with a long rap sheet who often wondered if he was a good person, and perhaps never considered that anyone thought he was a hero. But that was before he leaped onto the …Philadelphia man follows […]

Obama invokes memory of Newtown in emotional plea for action on guns – The Guardian

The Guardian Obama invokes memory of Newtown in emotional plea for action on gunsThe GuardianLink to video: Obama implores Congress to pass gun control measures · Barack Obama rejected criticism on Thursday that he has delayed too long on gun reform, allowing memories of the Newtown shooting to fade and allowing time for opponents to […]

S&P 500 Breaks Record – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal S&P 500 Breaks RecordWall Street JournalAfter weeks of false starts, the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index finally broke a six-year-old closing high to mark a new all-time new record. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index closed at a new record, marking a key milestone after a long slog back from …Broad-Based S.&P. […]

Menino made Bostonians proud of their city – Boston.com (blog)

New Yorker Menino made Bostonians proud of their cityBoston.com (blog)When I arrived in Boston in 1972, it was a decrepit city of the past. Sure, it had great universities and hospitals, but, by and large, residents of greater Boston were ashamed of what it had become, and many wanted to get out. Not any longer. […]

Supreme Court considers DOMA case – Washington Post

ABC News Supreme Court considers DOMA caseWashington PostThe Supreme Court on Wednesday continues its examination of same-sex marriage, this time considering whether Congress may withhold federal benefits from legally wed gay couples by defining marriage as only between a man and a woman.Gay Marriage, Round 2: Supreme Court…ABC NewsSame-sex marriage politics: How will it influence […]

Petraeus apologizes for affair that led to CIA resignation – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Petraeus apologizes for affair that led to CIA resignationNBCNews.comBy Andrew Rafferty, Staff Writer, NBC News. David Petraeus apologized Tuesday for the extramarital affair that led to his resignation as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency last November in his first public speech since then. Petraeus was invited a year …David Petraeus: Sorry, affair […]

North Korea Shuts Last Remaining Hotline to South – New York Times

ABC News North Korea Shuts Last Remaining Hotline to SouthNew York TimesSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea cut off the last remaining military hotlines with South Korea on Wednesday, accusing President Park Geun-hye of South Korea of pursuing the same hard-line policy of her predecessor that the North blamed for a …S. Korea confirms cut-off […]

Obama demands Congress ‘finish the job’ on immigration reform – Washington Post

ABC News Obama demands Congress 'finish the job' on immigration reformWashington PostPresident Obama helped swear in 28 new U.S. citizens at the White House on Monday, hailing them as examples of the nation's strong immigrant history and demanding that Congress “finish the job” on a comprehensive overhaul of immigration laws.President Obama on Immigration: We've Got […]