Dana Farrington

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Second Claim Of Sexual Misconduct Against Former U.S. Olympic Speedskater

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Ex-skater and former US Speedskating President Andy Gabel faces a second accusation of sexual misconduct, as first reported by member station WUWM in Milwaukee.

Former skater Nikki Meyer told the NPR affiliate that she was assaulted by Gabel in the 1990s when she was 15 and he was 26.



With Hagel In Afghanistan, Explosion Hits Near Defense Ministry

Saturday, March 09, 2013

A bomb exploded near the Defense Ministry in Kabul on Saturday morning as U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was visiting in Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility, calling it a message to the new Pentagon chief.

Update At 10:49 a.m. ET: Hagel Not Surprised

Hagel was nowhere near the attack, but ...


In Open Source Rocket Competition, Collaboration Takes Off

Friday, March 08, 2013

Here's the challenge: Build a rocket engine. Don't worry, you don't need much.

At the SXSW festival in Austin on Saturday, startup companies DIYRockets and Sunglass are launching a competition to create 3-D-printed rocket engines with open source (read: free) technology.

Sunglass co-founder Nitin Rao says they want ...


Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot After Concussion

Sunday, December 30, 2012

The secretary of state's spokesman says she's being treated at New York-Presbyterian Hospital after the clot was discovered during a follow-up exam Sunday.


With Fiscal Cliff Around The Corner, Senate Adjourns For The Night

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Talks appeared stalled Sunday as the Senate finished up for the evening without a deal in sight. Democratic Sen. Harry Reid said there was "still significant distance between the two sides."

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Obama On Fiscal Cliff Talks: 'I Actually Still Think We Can Get It Done'

Friday, December 21, 2012

In a news conference Friday, the president said both parties would have to work together in the next 10 days to prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans.

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House Backs Off Boehner's 'Plan B'

Thursday, December 20, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner said the bill, which would have raised taxes on income above $1 million a year, did not have enough support to pass Thursday. In a statement, he said, "now ...

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Egyptian President Nullifies Expanded Executive Powers

Saturday, December 08, 2012

The referendum on the draft constitution is still set for Dec. 15, an official said in an overnight news conference. President Mohammed Morsi had been planning to give up those extra powers then.


Never Enough 'Gangnam': K-Pop Video Is YouTube's Most-Viewed

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Gangnam Style, by Korean pop star PSY, is now the site's most-viewed video of all time. With more than 810 million views and numerous spoofs, "the velocity of popularity for PSY's out...


'Dallas' Villain Larry Hagman Dies At 81

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Hagman played J.R. Ewing on television's long-running, prime-time soap opera Dallas. His family said in a statement that he died Friday afternoon of complications from a battle with cancer.


Diplomatic Efforts Mount As Death Toll Rises In Gaza

Sunday, November 18, 2012

At least one rocket was fired from Gaza toward Tel Aviv on Sunday, but was thwarted by Israeli missile defense. Israel continued airstrikes overnight, hitting two media buildings that...

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Jumping From The 'Top Of The World,' Skydiver Breaks Sound Barrier

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Felix Baumgartner lept 24 miles from the stratosphere and landed gracefully just more than nine minutes later in a desert in Roswell, N.M., Sunday.


Women Head For The Hill In Record Numbers

Sunday, September 23, 2012

More women are running for Congress than ever before. This year may be the product of a unique political climate, but is a broader change on the way?


U.N. Enters Syrian Town To Investigate Assault

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Observers have entered the town of Tremseh to investigate an attack reported to be the bloodiest so far in the uprising against President Bashar Assad.


Ex-Penn St. Asst. Coach Jerry Sandusky Guilty Of Sex Abuse

Friday, June 22, 2012

The charges against the former Penn State assistant football coach involved the abuse of 10 boys over a 15-year period.


Lights Off, Eyes Open: New Moon Darkens Skies For Meteor Shower

Saturday, April 21, 2012

The Lyrids aren't known for their flashy shows, but this year they're getting some help. The height of the showers is expected Sunday morning before dawn, and darker skies will make viewing more exciting.

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