November 7, 2011 RSS feed / Focus

Revised formula shows poverty high: 49.1M

WASHINGTON ( AP) — New census estimates show the number of Americans living in poverty is higher than previously known — reaching a new level of 49.1 million, or 16 percent. More...

America’s preacher, Billy Graham, turns 93

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — America’s most famous preacher is 93 years old. The Rev. Billy Graham of North Carolina is marking his birthday Monday amid a new flurry of activity. More...

Vets donate flags for students to pledge to

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Veterans groups have bought 1,200 American flags for a major Ohio school district that now requires the Pledge of Allegiance but didn’t have enough flags to pledge to. More...

Lohan checks in and out of jail

LYNWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan has been released from a Los Angeles County jail, just hours after arriving to serve a 30-day sentence for violating probation. More...