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New Year's Day

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  • Czech police probing fatal explosion find arms at Palestinian Embassy

    Czech police probing fatal explosion find arms at Palestinian Embassy
    Czech police investigating the fatal New Year's Day explosion at the Palestinian Authority Embassy in Prague found unregistered weapons at the mission, government officials reported Thursday. The discovery of an undisclosed number and type of arms has...
  • 'Party of Five' alum Lacey Chabert secretly marries mystery man

    'Party of Five' alum Lacey Chabert secretly marries mystery man
    Lacey Chabert just designated herself a party of two: The "Party of Five" alum has gotten married.  Though she excitedly announced the news of her secret nuptials on Twitter on Friday, the "Mean Girls" actress did not name her groom.   "Just wanted to...
  • White House wants nuns' injunction on contraceptive mandate dropped

    White House wants nuns' injunction on contraceptive mandate dropped
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration lawyers strongly urged Justice Sonia Sotomayor and her fellow Supreme Court members to drop an appeal from the Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic groups who object to the so-called contraceptive mandate...
  • The Little Sisters' absurd case against Obamacare

    The Little Sisters' absurd case against Obamacare
    The final wheeze of Obamacare news that crossed the wires in 2013 was a New Year's Eve emergency injunction granted by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor for a group of Catholic nuns who operate nursing homes in Denver and Baltimore. At first blush,...
  • At 95, pianist is still playing Las Vegas' tune

    At 95, pianist is still playing Las Vegas' tune
    The old man crouches over a Steinway in the hotel lobby, a lifetime of musical mementos stacked above the keyboard — photographs, news clippings, old albums and CDs for sale. Joe Vento is a gray-haired showman, a gregarious self-promoter who's...
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital
    After six days of receiving treatment for pneumonia, Barbara Bush — the wife of one president and the mother of another — was released from Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday morning. "I cannot thank the doctors and nurses at Houston...
  • Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage

    Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage
    WASHINGTON — The intensifying Supreme Court clash over whether birth control should be required under President Obama's signature healthcare law has revealed just how deep divisions remain between administration officials and Catholic leaders over...
  • Guard intelligence analyst held on $1-million bond in bomb case

    Guard intelligence analyst held on $1-million bond in bomb case
    WASHINGTON — A man arrested for speeding in Ohio on New Year's Day was traveling with several dozen explosives, a detonator and four firearms, and was carrying schematic drawings of a military training facility, authorities said Wednesday....
  • Jobless claims fall to 330,000 ahead of U.S. unemployment report

    Jobless claims fall to 330,000 ahead of U.S. unemployment report
    WASHINGTON -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell to 330,000 last week, the lowest level since November, as holiday season volatility continued to ease ahead of Friday's government jobs report. The number of people filing for first-time...
  • Parents charged in abuse, death of 4-month-old girl

    A mother and father of a 4-month-old girl who died New Year’s Eve in Downey were charged Monday with child abuse and murder, prosecutors said. The baby, identified only as Savanah L., died of blunt-force trauma and showed signs of abuse,...
  • Eureka priest died from blunt force trauma, coroner says

    Eureka priest died from blunt force trauma, coroner says
    The popular priest who was found dead in his Eureka parish last week died of blunt force injuries to a "substantial part of his body," the county coroner has determined. The Rev. Eric Freed was found dead inside the St. Bernard Church rectory on New...