PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Boy Scouts of America group has agreed to vacate its rent-free, city-owned Philadelphia headquarters as part of a settlement reached after a long legal battle with the city over the organization’s ban on gays,
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN says Howard Kurtz will address his mistaken story on gay basketball player Jason Collins on “Reliable Sources,” the weekly media criticism show he hosts on the news network.
Kurtz also worked for website
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — After fleeing to Israel following a 2008 immigration raid, a former manager at a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa has appeared in a U.S. courtroom to answer charges that he harbored immigrants in the
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments in the case of the only woman facing execution in Ohio.… More »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Usher is stepping into the boxing ring to portray Sugar Ray Leonard in the new film “Hands of Stone.”
Usher says he has spent more than a year preparing to play Leonard,
The list of candidates trying to get on the general election ballot for Youngstown Mayor this fall is growing rapidly.
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says the federal government should put its efforts into prosecuting criminals who illegally buy guns and not into trying to pass new gun control laws.
Cruz told thousands of people
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An experimental unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force has flown at more than five times the speed of sound in a test off California.
The Air Force said in a statement Friday
It appears that April was a much better month for women than men in the job market, according to the government’s latest employment report released Friday.
The unemployment rate for adult women — those 20 and older —
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry has confirmed three more cases of a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 10 the number of cases it reported this week, including five deadly ones.
DICKSON CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a report of clogged plumbing in a northeastern Pennsylvania apartment building led to a drug bust.
Dickson… More »
If you plan to take advantage of Youngstown’s parking ticket amnesty program, but haven’t done so yet, you have until Saturday.
The state Supreme Court will hear arguments next week that will determine if a Trumbull County woman facing the death penalty for a 2001 murder will remain on death row or be given an alternative sentence.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Hundreds of Libyan pro-democracy advocates have marched in Tripoli, denouncing militias’ recent intimidation of state institutions and coming under attack briefly by supporters of the armed groups. It was the latest sign of the
HONOLULU (AP) — A group of Hawaii fishermen is asking the federal government to take northern Pacific humpback whales off the endangered species list.
Hawaii Fishermen’s Alliance for Conservation and Tradition Inc. filed a petition to the National
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country’s latest food safety scandal.
The Ministry of Public Security released results
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Drama Critics’ Circle has voted “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” as best play and “Matilda” as best musical.
The circle on Friday also handed out special citations to the
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Boy Scouts of America group has agreed to vacate its longtime Philadelphia headquarters as part of a settlement reached after… More »
MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. military spokesman says the number of prisoners on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has held steady for nearly a week.
Army Lt. Col. Samuel House says 100 of the 166 men held at
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa agency’s refusal to list both spouses in a lesbian marriage as parents on their children’s birth certificates is a violation of their constitutional rights and must stop, the Iowa Supreme Court