F. Scott Fitzgerald’s handwritten ledger online

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An intriguing peek into the daily scribbles and life of author F. Scott Fitzgerald is now available online, just weeks before the opening of the movie “The Great Gatsby.” Researchers from the University of…
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Maurice Clarett Gives Back

Ex-college football start Maurice Clarett worked with local teens in an effort to steer them away from a negative path.…

More than just numbers in Ohio’s Medicaid debate

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A move to expand Medicaid in Ohio and give more low-income residents access to health care is on shaky ground. But the debate over a key part of Preside……

Dispatch work honored in Ohio school shootings

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Five law-enforcement dispatchers in Ohio have been honored for their work during a chaotic school shooting which left three students dead and thr……

Teen killed, 3 injured in drive-by Pa. shooting

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say gunfire has claimed two lives in a violence-plagued city near Philadelphia, including a drive-by shooting that left one teenager……

UK concerned over treatment of suspects in UAE

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it has expressed concern to United Arab Emirates authorities over allegations that three Britons held in Dubai on drug charges were abused. Grant Cameron, Suneet Jeerh and Karl Williams were arrested…

Man charged in stabbing deaths at Pa. mobile home

TIONESTA, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault in the stabbing deaths of a man and woman found at a mobile home in northwestern……

Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president’s office indicated Sunday a compromise has been reached with the judiciary to defuse an uproar over a proposed law that would have forced out thousands of the country’s most senior judges. Just…

Ex-Marine appeals Ohio mosque fire conviction

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former Marine from Indiana has appealed his conviction and prison sentence for starting a fire inside an Ohio mosque because he wanted revenge for……

Higher expectations for digital media at NewFronts

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, the inaugural Digital NewFronts didn’t skimp on the hype. Google, Hulu, Yahoo and others made brash, glitzy presentations to advertisers trumpeting their ascendancy in a rapidly changing media landscape. Even Jay-Z dropped…

Boston suspects’ father postpones trip to US

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The father of the two Boston bombing suspects said Sunday that he has postponed a trip from Russia to the United States because of poor health. “I am really sick,” Anzor Tsarnaev, 46, told…

Egypt court turns down Mubarak’s release request

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state news agency says a court has turned down deposed President Hosni Mubarak’s request to be released from prison during an investigation into corruption charges. The news agency MENA says the Cairo Criminal Court…

Fire erupts at Israeli prison holding ex-president

JERUSALEM (AP) — A fire erupted Sunday at the prison where former Israeli President Moshe Katsav is serving time, but he was not among the 11 people who suffered light injuries, authorities said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said…

3 killed in French building collapse after blast

REIMS, France (AP) — A possible gas explosion ripped off the side of a five-story residential building in France’s Champagne country on Sunday, killing at least three people and injuring 14 others, officials said. More than 100 rescue…

Israel minister: US should intervene in Syrian war

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister has called on the U.S to intervene in the Syrian civil war after intelligence reports of chemical weapons use there. The U.S has warned such weapons cross a red line and…

Egypt delegation talks Syria with Iranian leaders

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting an Egyptian presidential delegation has discussed the Syrian crisis with the leaders of Iran, the key regional ally of Syria’s President Bashar Assad. The report said Egyptian presidential adviser…

Cyberattack suspect to be sent home to Netherlands

MADRID (AP) — A Dutch citizen arrested in Spain on suspicion of launching what authorities have called the biggest cyberattack in Internet history is expected to be handed over to the Netherlands within 10 days, a Spanish court…

Gunmen surround Libya Foreign Ministry

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s prime minister warned of a perilous security situation Sunday after armed men stormed the Interior Ministry and a state-owned television station after blocking access to the Foreign Ministry. Two years after the country’s…