Kerry makes first Latin America trip in office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Latin America for the first time since taking office, leading the U.S. delegation to a 35-nation organization he once disparaged as ineffective and nearly irrelevant. Kerry departs…

Archdiocese expected to appeal Ohio teacher case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury has found an Ohio archdiocese discriminated against a teacher fired after becoming pregnant via artificial insemination. And legal experts expect an appeal they say could have legal impact beyond the jury decision. Christa…

Archdiocese expected to appeal OH teacher case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury has found an Ohio archdiocese discriminated against a teacher fired after becoming pregnant via artificial insemination. And legal experts……

Jury selection begins in Whitey Bulger trial

BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger. The 83-year-old Bulger is charged in a broad racketeering indictment with a long list of crimes, including participating in 19…

US blames Apple for 2010 e-book price hike

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer is portraying Apple Inc. as a corporate bully that swaggered into the market for electronic books in 2010, forcing an end to price competition and costing consumers hundreds of millions…

‘Cutest Couple’ at NY high school is 2 boys

CARMEL, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys have been elected “cutest couple” in the senior class at their suburban New York high school. The choice at Carmel High has created something of an online sensation, thanks to a yearbook…

Philippines probes Cebu Pacific for rough landing

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine aviation authorities said Tuesday they were investigating Cebu Pacific pilots and crew who left passengers waiting some 15 minutes before deploying emergency slides on a plane that overshot the runway and landed on…

New push at OAS for US to alter anti-drug approach

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) — Latin American countries frustrated by the United States’ refusal to change its drug war strategy will push at a conference beginning Tuesday for the U.S. government to start discussing alternative approaches to a fight…

HK holds June 4 vigil as it bristles at Beijing

HONG KONG (AP) — Every year, Hong Kong residents gather in droves for the annual vigil to commemorate the Tiananmen democracy protests. More than marking the brutal crackdown in Beijing 24 years ago, the event here increasingly symbolizes…

Chinese ex-provincial leader in anti-graft probe

BEIJING (AP) — The corruption watchdog inside China’s Communist Party is investigating a former provincial vice governor, making him the latest senior official to come under scrutiny in the new leadership’s campaign against corruption, state media said Tuesday.…

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, June 4, the 155th day of 2013. There are 210 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 4, 1913, British suffragist Emily Davison was struck and mortally injured after moving into…

Philippines probes Cebu Pacific for rough landing

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine aviation authorities said Tuesday they were investigating Cebu Pacific pilots and crew who left passengers waiting some 15 minutes before deploying emergency slides on a plane that overshot the runway and landed on…

Trial opens for Pa. man in neighbor’s slaying

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Trial has begun in central Pennsylvania for a man charged in the stabbing death of a woman who lived next-door to him. Thirty-year-old Jovon Jones of Yor……

Fashion world applauds de la Renta _ and Clinton

NEW YORK (AP) — The crowd cheered fashion’s top talent at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, but the most love in the room seemed to go to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton received a standing ovation…
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Niles Schools Face Changes

As students and teachers of Niles City School district are heading into new buildings, last month's levies were strongly defeated by voters.…

Ill Salvadoran woman denied abortion has C-section

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The health ministry in El Salvador says a seriously ill woman denied a medical abortion has had a successful cesarean section to deliver a fetus that doctors have given no chance of…
Music

Music Festival Begins Wednesday

The festival serves as a training period for college musicians who want to make performing a career.…

Tampa socialite sues gov’t over Petraeus scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Tampa, Fla., socialite and her husband are claiming in a lawsuit that the government willfully leaked damaging information about them in the scandal that led to the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus as CIA…

Statue of Liberty screening moved to Manhattan

NEW YORK (AP) — Security screening for visitors to the Statue of Liberty will be held in lower Manhattan instead of on Ellis Island when the site reopens on July 4 after cleanup from Superstorm Sandy. The National…