YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A French family with four young children kidnapped at gunpoint by Islamic extremists in northern Cameroon was freed after two months of captivity in what the father described as especially harsh conditions following the
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey received a warm but restrained welcome at a gathering of Pennsylvania conservatives following his unsuccessful attempt to broker a compromise on expanding background checks for gun buyers.
HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) — Officials concerned about living conditions for dozens of dogs at a southwest Ohio property have removed 15 dogs and want court guidance on what should happen to about 80 others.
Officials tell the Times-Gazette
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s unemployment rate rose just slightly in March.
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services said Friday that the rate for March was 7.1 percent — up from 7 percent in February, which
CLEVELAND (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne (AR’-nee) Duncan is visiting Ohio to talk about schools with officials in Cleveland and then Columbus.
Duncan was scheduled to be in Cleveland on Friday to talk about educational improvements with
FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A section of a western Ohio road has been dedicated to a soldier who pulled two wounded comrades to safety before he was killed in Afghanistan.
Media outlets report a memorial service dedicating part
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — A nonprofit association is honoring Ohio’s secretary of state for his efforts to ease the voting process for military personnel and their families.
The Association of the United States Army planned Friday to present
CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has formally installed its 28th president.
Santa Ono (OH’-noh) was named president last October by the board of trustees. His investiture was Friday on campus.
The former UC provost is the
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf criticized allegations against him as “politically motivated” Friday, following his arrest in a case involving his decision to fire senior judges while in power.
Musharraf was arrested a day
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Outside a palm-shaded villa in suburban Kuwait City, government security forces are taunted and defied each night by supporters of a former lawmaker ordered to prison for insulting the emir of this tiny nation.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — In a lecture hall of one of Pakistan’s most prestigious medical schools, a handful of male students sits in the far top corner, clearly outnumbered by the rows and rows of female students listening
BEIJING (AP) — There’s no evidence a new bird flu strain is spreading easily among people in China even though there may be sporadic cases of the virus spreading to people who have close contacts with patients, the
The Cleveland Browns will play one primetime game in the 2013 regular season.
The $61.5 billion, two-year budget rewrites Republican Gov. John Kasich’s proposals for overhauling the state tax code and drops his plans to extend Medicaid health coverage to thousands more low-income residents.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star George Jones has been hospitalized.
Jones postponed weekend concerts in Atlanta and Salem, Va., after doctors admitted him to a Nashville hospital on Thursday.
A news release says Jones had a fever
The Steelers 2013 Regular season schedule was released. It’s highlighted by four primetime games.
About 40 people came out Thursday to the Faith Community Covenant Church ready to hear from both sides of the fracking debate: Frack Free Ohio and the Mahoning Valley Coalition for Job Growth and Investment.
TOKYO (AP) — A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck in seas off far northern Japan and far eastern Russia on Friday, but no damage was expected.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said sea changes were possible. No tsunami warnings have been
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s electoral council announced Thursday night that it would audit the 46 percent the vote not scrutinized on election night in a concession to opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, who said he believes it will
While Democratic Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said his colleagues voted against the measure because they fear the gun lobbyists, Republican Sen. Rob Portman said the legislation infringed on the rights of law-abiding citizens.