| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Cleveland was picked Tuesday by the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel to host the GOP's national convention in 2016.
Cleveland edged out five other finalist cities: Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas in the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The Republican Party continued its convention winnowing process Wednesday, narrowing the candidates for its 2016 national gathering to two cities: Cleveland and Dallas.
The Democrats, meantime, announced they would scout six cities as the possible venue...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Republican Party on Thursday announced four finalists to host its 2016 national convention -- Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City, Mo. -- after Las Vegas withdrew its bid in the face of strong opposition from some conservatives in the GOP....
| May 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
When Las Vegas pulled the plug this week on its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, the move had the distinct feel of you can’t fire me, I quit.
The city, which has been the country’s No. 1 convention destination for 20...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:37 PM
WACO, Tex. -- A U.S. soldier charged with plotting to blow up troops from the nation's largest Army post has been sentenced to life in prison.
Naser Jason Abdo was found guilty in May of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, attempted murder...
| Jun 27, 2011
Randall Dale Adams, a former death row inmate who gained freedom after flaws in his conviction for the murder of a Dallas policeman were exposed in a critically acclaimed documentary, has died. He was 61.
Adams died Oct. 30, 2010, of a brain tumor,...
| Jul 24, 2010
Daniel Schorr, who became the elder statesman of public radio after decades as a feisty television broadcaster for CBS and CNN, has died. He was 93.
Schorr died Friday morning after a short illness at a Washington hospital, National Public Radio...
| Nov 1, 2010
Theodore C. Sorensen, John F. Kennedy's close advisor and writer-in-residence in the Senate in the 1950s who became special counsel to the president and remained chief speechwriter during Kennedy's tragically brief presidency, has died. He was 82....
| Sep 7, 2010
If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...
| Sep 26, 2011
Shel Hershorn, a photojournalist who documented the tumult of the 1960s and then dropped out to live a rustic lifestyle in northern New Mexico, died Sept. 17 at a nursing home in Espanola, N.M. He was 82.
Born in Denver on June 11, 1929, Herbert...
| Jan 20, 2011
Georgia Carroll Kyser, a fashion model in the 1930s and '40s who became an actress and a singer with her husband Kay Kyser's big band, died Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 91.
The cause was not revealed.
Born Nov. 18, 1919, in Blooming Grove, Texas,...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:55 AM
Eager to expand the electoral map in their effort to maintain control of the Senate, national Democrats are recruiting Ricardo Sanchez, the former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, to run for the open seat in Texas in 2012.
Sanchez, a retired Army...