Photos: Blackhawks win Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks won their fifth Stanley Cup and second since 2010, doing so with a two-goal flurry in the waning moments.

Korean War film gets 1st screening in 6 decades

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For decades, South Korean film buffs thought all their country’s moviemaking from the Korean War era was lost forever. And it would have been, but for one film wrapped in a cocoon of…

Taliban attack shows militant spirit unbroken

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a brazen Taliban assault on the presidential palace in Kabul has left three guards dead. The militant group had earlier said that all eight attackers died in the early Tuesday attack…

A Bernanke exit might complicate Fed’s pullback

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve expects to start slowing its bond-buying program this year just before it might need to manage another major transition that could spook investors: the likely exit of Chairman Ben Bernanke. Bernanke is…

Kerry talks to Saudis about Syria, Mideast peace

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Saudi Arabia talking with leaders of the Gulf nation about how to stem the bloodshed in Syria and nudge forward a renewed effort to achieve…
Picket Line Scuffle

Strikers scuffle with security

Drivers and warehouse workers at RL Lipton Distributing in Austintown walked off the job early Tuesday morning.…

Night clerk at State College hotel beaten with key

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police in State College say they are searching for a suspect after a night desk clerk at a hotel was beaten by a man wearing a Spider-Man mask and w……

Ohio mother takes plea in boys’ camping deaths

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A mother has pleaded guilty to child endangering and been sentenced to three years in prison in the drowning of her 3-year-old son and disappear……
Truesdale fire

Pet dies in fire

Youngstown firefighters worked overnight Monday battling a house fire on the city's East Side.…

Iraq bombs kill 23, including minority protesters

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb has hit a minibus carrying Shiite pilgrims to the holy city of Karbala, killing three. Police and hospital officials say the bus was struck Tuesday about 55 kilometers (35…

Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property. Obama, in a…

Germany probes model plane attack suspects

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they’re investigating two men of Tunisian origin who they suspect were planning terrorist attacks using model airplanes. The federal prosecutors’ office said nine properties were searched Tuesday in various parts of Germany…

Ohio man sought in hit-and-run crash that killed 2

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a car who fled a southern Ohio crash that left two people dead and a 14-year-old boy injured. The……

Tropical Storm Cosme likely to become a hurricane

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Cosme is likely to become a hurricane later in the day as it swirls in the Pacific off Mexico’s coast. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 65 mph…

Mormons to use technology in missionary work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The common image of Mormon missionaries has long been two young men wearing white shirts and ties walking through neighborhoods, knocking door-to-door. But in a few years, that image may be replaced by…

EU agrees to continue accession talks with Turkey

BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official says the bloc has decided to revive long-dormant EU membership talks with Turkey later this year. Commissioner Stefan Fuele said on Twitter a meeting of EU ministers in Luxembourg decided…

Rights case ruling favors Colo. transgender girl

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say a suburban Colorado Springs school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl by preventing her from using the girls’ bathroom, in what advocates described as the first such ruling in the next…

Study: US education spending tops global list

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States spends more than other developed nations on its students’ education each year, with parents and private foundations picking up more of the costs, an international survey released Tuesday found. Despite the spending,…