COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two inmates sentenced for their roles in an historic Ohio prison riot say they have ended a nearly month-long hunger… More »
Trumbull County had the highest number of confirmed black bear sightings in 2012, according Ohio Department of Natural Resources, statistics.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say witnesses who saw a western Pennsylvania bank robbery suspect duck into a backyard and change his clothes… More »
DUQUESNE, Pa. (AP) — Homicide investigators in western Pennsylvania say a man being sought in the fatal shootings of two men, one a local… More »
With flowers, flames and teary eyes, veterans, soldiers and European leaders celebrated peace in ceremonies around the continent marking the 68th anniversary of the Allied victory over the Nazis.
The events offered a moment of reflection and illustrated
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A suspended northwestern Pennsylvania high school teacher awaiting trial on child molestation charges wants an out-of-county jury to hear his… More »
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two nonprofit organizations that bear Jewish diarist Anne Frank’s name are locked in a dispute over the Frank family archives, which have been kept in Amsterdam since 2007.
The Anne Frank Fund, based in Basel,
NEW YORK (AP) — F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is short, almost novella size. It features larger-than-life characters, glamorous extravagance and dramatic demises. On its surface, it’s the most Hollywood-friendly of the great American novels.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican and Democrat are pushing a bill that would strip the authority of military officers to overturn convictions for major offenses such as sexual assault.
Republican Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio and Democratic
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — At first, the Islamic extremists in Nigeria’s dusty northeast rode on the backs of motorcycles, firing on government officials and other perceived enemies with worn Kalashnikov assault rifles hidden beneath their flowing robes. Now,
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has decided to ban the use of air conditioners by government offices to help cope with the country’s pervasive energy shortages.
A statement issued Wednesday from Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso’s
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s military spokesman says a rebel force has overrun part of a town in the country’s east near the border with Ethiopia.
Col. Philip Aguer on Wednesday confirmed the fall of part
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — WHEMCO plans to close its Johnstown Specialty Castings plant at the end of the month.
WHEMCO is a worldwide supplier… More »
ROME (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he will be returning to the Middle East in two weeks to push forward peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians.
Kerry said he planned to visit Israel and
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Duquesne University has endowed a $1 million scholarship fund for Hispanic students to honor one of the city’s best-known Major… More »
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of bodies recovered Wednesday from a collapsed garment factory building were so decomposed they were being sent to a lab for DNA identification, police said, as the death toll from Bangladesh’s worst industrial
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac earned $4.6 billion from January through March, helped by a stronger housing market. The government-controlled company has now turned a profit in its past six quarters.
Freddie said Wednesday that it
The people of “Peeples” make a better impression than most collections of oddballs in the weary mold of comedies centered on meeting the prospective in-laws.
They still overstay their welcome, though.
With a long, boring buildup that finally
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Disney Enterprises has dropped an effort to trademark “Dia de los Muertos,” the name of the traditional “Day of the Dead” holiday celebrated by millions in Mexico and the U.S.
The Orange County
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Georgia man faces sentencing before a federal judge in Pittsburgh for interfering with an AirTran crew on an Atlanta-to-Pittsburgh flight… More »