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Clinton has blood clot close to her brain–doctors

Hillary Rodham Clinton. AP FILE PHOTO

Top US diplomat Hillary Clinton is suffering from a rare blood clot in a vein in her head but should make a full recovery, doctors said Monday as she spent New Year’s Eve in hospital.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Voters grumble in storm-hit New Jersey

A person walks through a makeshift shelter in a gymnasium at Toms River East High School as they arrive to vote Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Toms River, New Jersey.  AP PHOTO/MEL EVANS

New Jersey voters on Tuesday formed impatient lines amid rubble and rotting rubbish left by superstorm Sandy as election officials scrambled to be ready for the US presidential vote.

Posted: November 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Lack of fuel, cold threaten New York recovery

Eyvette Martin pushes a shopping cart full of donated household goods and food through a sand-filled parking lot in the Rockaways, a neighborhood that was hit hard in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in New York.  AP

Severe fuel shortages on Sunday threatened New York’s attempt to recover from superstorm Sandy as cold temperatures added to almost a week of misery exacerbated by flooded homes, limited public transportation and fraying tempers.

Posted: November 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Americans mark more low key 9/11 anniversary

Germano Riviera walks with the "Flag of Honor," which displays the names of all of the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks, across from Ground Zero on the eve of the 11th anniversary of September 11 on September 10, 2012 in New York City. AFP

Americans mark the 11th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001 on Tuesday with relatively low key ceremonies that reflect a gradual dampening of passions around the emotional day.

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Where The Wild Things Are’ author Sendak dies

In this Sept. 6 2011 file photo, children's book author Maurice Sendak is photographed doing an interview at his home in Ridgefield, Conn. Sendak, author of the popular children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," died, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Conn. He was 83. AP FILE PHOTO/Mary Altaffer

Maurice Sendak, the author who introduced millions of children worldwide to mischievous Max and his monsters in “Where The Wild Things Are,” died Tuesday, his publisher said. He was 83.

Posted: May 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »