COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elected officials who signed a letter endorsing Matthew Borges (BOHR’-jihs) as the next chairman of the Ohio Republican Party have asked him to resolve and explain the tax liens he’s accrued before Friday’s election.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Before he became pope, Francis spoke his mind about many of the most sensitive topics the Roman Catholic church faces today. Here is a sampling from “On Heaven and Earth,” published in 2012,
DALLAS (AP) — The driver involved in a fatal North Texas bus crash told authorities he may have blacked out in the moments before the bus careened off the roadway and struck a concrete barrier, officials said Monday.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Fighting between soldiers and Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria killed at least 187 people, the worst single incident of violence in the region since an insurgency there began three years ago, an aid agency
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A woman will be sentenced in May in Northern California for the theft of a rental car and laptop from singer Huey Lewis.
Katherine Bowyer Gallagher has pleaded guilty to a felony charge
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say a Virginia man who planned a mass killing at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group should spend 45 years in prison for his plot.
Prosecutors filed a court document Friday
Columbiana County Sheriffs are investigating the possible overdose death of an Akron man on Saturday at the PLUR Stock 2013 event.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s inaugural committee raised more than $43 million for his second inauguration, with corporations chipping in a major portion.
Reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show the committee fell about $7 million
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican official spearheading the case to make slain Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador a saint said Tuesday the process is moving forward under Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, after years
NEW YORK (AP) — Junot Diaz and Louise Erdrich are among the finalists for a literary prize chosen by the American Library Association.
Diaz’s “This Is How You Lose Her” and Erdrich’s “The Round House” are nominees for
RAS AL-KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bikinis and briefs are no longer welcome on some sands in the United Arab Emirates.
Authorities in Ras al-Khaimah, the northernmost emirate in the UAE, have posted signs on public beaches
LANSDOWNE, Pa. (AP) — Students in a suburban Philadelphia district will finish the year in a different building after a fire seriously damaged their high school.
The William Penn School District says students at Penn Wood High School
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s prime minister summed up sentiment on both sides: “Don’t expect us to start loving each other.” Hashim Thaci spoke days after he reached a deal with his Serbian counterpart to normalize ties —
CLEVELAND (AP) — Fiction works “Kind One” by Laird Hunt and “The Yellow Birds” by Kevin Powers have been honored in Cleveland for contributions… More »
CLEVELAND (AP) — Fiction works “Kind One” by Laird Hunt and “The Yellow Birds” by Kevin Powers have been honored in Cleveland for contributions to understanding of racism and cultural diversity.
The Anisfield-Wolf book award winners were announced
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill faces sentencing Monday in New Jersey on tax evasion charges.
Hill pleaded guilty in June to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. She
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — She uses a wheelchair and carries the weight of her 87 years, but Clelia Luro feels powerful enough to make the Roman Catholic Church pay attention to her campaign to end priestly celibacy.
NEW YORK (AP) — The sole survivor of a plane crash last year in Kansas is working on a memoir.
Publisher Atria/Howard Books has told The Associated Press that Hannah Luce has a deal for “Fields of Grace.”
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man convicted of hacking a woman to death with a machete and maiming her daughter during a home invasion has ordered his lawyers not to argue for a reduced sentence, and said in
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A Great Falls man who lost his macaw in a divorce more than five years ago has been reunited with the bird, thanks to an observant friend.
Mike Taylor picked up the 25-year-old bird