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  • Obamas' federal tax rate rose as their income fell in 2013

    WASHINGTON-- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watched their income fall and their federal tax rate go up in 2013, according to IRS returns released Friday by the White House. In a joint filing, the couple reported an adjusted gross income...
  • Investigators comb through burned wreckage of California bus crash

    Investigators comb through burned wreckage of California bus crash
    WILLOWS, Calif. -- Investigators on Friday sifted through the wreckage of the fiery Northern California crash that killed 10 people, including five high school students, and said they did not yet know what caused the driver of a FedEx truck to veer across...
  • 9 killed in bus crash; students bound for college tour on board

    At least nine people were killed Thursday when a tour bus collided with a FedEx truck on the 5 Freeway in Northern California, causing a fire that left dozens of people injured. The bus was carrying high school students going to Humboldt State...
  • 9 killed when FedEx truck strikes bus carrying L.A.-area students

    A fiery head-on collision Thursday between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students killed at least nine people and injured dozens. The crash on the 5 Freeway in Northern California had bus passengers en route to...
  • Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

    Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall
    Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 58. "She was just incredible and very inspirational. Her death is a big loss for our community...
  • Bus crash aftermath: 'We just don't know if they've found her'

    Once word spread that a bus carrying L.A.-area high school students was involved in a fiery crash in Northern California on Thursday night, dozens of parents and classmates frantically called and texted the teenagers, hoping their loved ones weren't among...
  • Hampton: Careless cooking causes Monday evening house fire

    Hampton: Careless cooking causes Monday evening house fire
    Seven people were displaced Monday evening after a home was heavily damaged in a fire in the 400 block of Shenandoah Road. Fire crews were dispatched about 5:40 p.m. to the home located near Victoria Boulevard, and upon their arrival found smoke...
  • Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?

    Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?
    My Sunday column comparing private philanthropy and government social programs has revived the old debate over who is more charitably inclined, conservatives or liberals? Skipping to the last page of the story first, the answer is neither: As two MIT...
  • Legal action over Flight 370 raises questions

    Legal action over Flight 370 raises questions
    With mystery still surrounding the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet since its disappearance three weeks ago, the court filing by a Chicago-based law firm last week came as a shocker. Without solid evidence of a crash or wreckage of the jet,...
  • Robert LaVigne dies at 85; artist painted central Beat figures

    Robert LaVigne, an artist and set designer whose subjects and collaborators included many of the central figures of the Beat movement, including Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and Robert Creeley, died Feb. 20 in Seattle. He was 85. LaVigne had been in...
  • Red Cross assists 3 after Newport News apartment fire

    NEWPORT NEWS--Three people received assistance from the Red Cross overnight Sunday after a fire damaged their Newport News apartment. Firefighers responded to the blaze in the 900 block of Lucas Creek Road at about 11 p.m. Saturday, according to a...