Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 1:59 pm
He'll always be best known as "the kindly white adoptive father of two young African-American brothers in the TV sitcom Diff'rent Strokes," as The Associated Press writes.
Conrad Bain, 89, died Monday in Livermore, Calif., his daughter says.
Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 1:09 pm
At a White House event with children who wrote him letters after the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama today said the nation cannot wait any longer to do what can be done to reduce gun violence.
Originally published on Thu January 17, 2013 5:32 am
After five days of airstrikes aimed at Islamist rebels, French troops are engaged in their first ground battles with those forces in Mali, according to several news outlets.
Sorry we're late with the roundup. We've had quite a few things to post about already today, as you can see:
-- Before Obama's Plan Is Out, NRA Calls Him An 'Elitist Hypocrite'
-- Inflation Rate Slowed Sharply In 2012; Prices Were Flat In December
Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 9:50 am