The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

National News

September 17, 2012

10 Things to Know for Monday

CLINTON — Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

1. DEMONSTRATION IN KABUL TURNS VIOLENT

Hundreds of Afghans burn cars, throw rocks at a U.S. military base to protest an anti-Islam film.

2. SCHOOL'S STILL OUT IN CHICAGO

Parents scramble to find daycare as the teachers' strike enters its second week; the mayor says he will sue to end the walkout.

3. A STRATEGY SHIFT FOR THE GOP

With polls showing Obama leading nationally, Romney intends to more clearly outline what he'd do if elected.

4. HOW 'OCCUPY' HAS EVOLVED

Worldwide rallies Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of the movement, which these days is less organized but has more targets.

5. U.S. KIDS EAT TOO MUCH SALT, RESEARCHERS FIND

Extra salt is linked to higher blood pressure, especially for overweight or obese children.

6. FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

Men in South Korea — the male makeup capital of the world — turn to cosmetics to get an edge in workplace, romance.

7. LOTS OF UNCERTAINTY IN DECIDING WHEN TO TAKE KEYS FROM ELDERLY DRIVERS

States are all over the map when it comes to making rules targeting older, unsafe motorists, an AP review finds.

8. ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR EX-POLITICAL PRISONER

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be honored with Congress's highest award this week in Washington.

9. WHY R&B SINGER HAS A COURT DATE

At 4 p.m., Chris Brown attends a hearing in Los Angeles amid questions about whether he's fulfilling his community service.

10. A KING'S RANSOM

Britain's royal family will sue the photographer who snapped photos of Kate sunbathing topless.

1
Text Only
National News
  • Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court

    Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman?

    April 17, 2014

  • Mankato.jpg Players protest rehiring of fired Minnesota coach

    The University of Minnesota-Mankato football team Wednesday boycotted the fired head coach who won his job back in an arbitrator's ruling last week, nearly two years after fighting accusations of child pornography and other misconduct.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

    April 17, 2014

  • Court to weigh challenge to ban WASHINGTON (AP) -- As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime. Addressing an issue of negative campaigning that now may be a fact

    April 17, 2014

  • Police: Utah woman gave birth at home

    A Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said Wednesday.

    Investigators have determined that Megan Huntsman, 39, did not go to a hospital to have the babies, Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts said. He didn't say if anybody helped her give birth.

    April 16, 2014

  • Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

    Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.

    Before school began, some students gathered at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on the football field behind Franklin Regional High School to pray and to support one another.

    April 16, 2014

  • Victimized by the 'marriage penalty'

    In a few short months, I'll pass the milestone that every little girl dreams of: the day she swears - before family and God, in sickness and in health, all in the name of love - that she's willing to pay a much higher tax rate.

    April 16, 2014

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

    April 16, 2014

  • Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter Calif. killings SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prev

    April 16, 2014

  • Smithsonian Tyrannosaurus Rex-15 [Duplicate] T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian WASHINGTON -- More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex -- the king -- is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana. Paleontologists and curators unveiled parts of a nearly

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Facebook