Republican National Convention

Private Neil Armstrong service planned for Friday

CINCINNATI (AP) – A private service is planned in Cincinnati on Friday for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon. He died Saturday in Cincinnati at age 82. No other information was released […]


GOP Convention to officially begin, but no business until tomorrow

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The Republican National Convention will be called to order this afternoon in Tampa, Fla., but the gavel will fall in a mostly empty hall. The convention won’t hit full speed until […]


Celeb presence will be smaller this year for Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) – Four years ago, Ben Affleck was a familiar presence around the Democratic convention, packing produce for charity and even winning a poker tournament. Singer Fergie performed with her Black Eyed Peas. Sheryl […]


Isaac heads for Hispaniola

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac probably won’t be tagged a hurricane until Monday, when it reaches the Gulf of Mexico. The storm, which is centered 175 miles southwest of […]


Tropical Storm Isaac forms

MIAMI (AP) – Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac has formed in the Atlantic with a track that could possibly take it toward Florida where the Republican National Convention will be held next week. Storm warnings […]