Doctors: All Boston bomb patients likely to live

BOSTON (AP) — In a rebuttal to the terrorists and a tribute to stellar medical care, all of the more than 180 people injured in the Boston Marathon blasts one week ago who made it to a hospital…

NYC proposes raising age for cigarette purchases

NEW YORK (AP) — No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking…

Number-saving comes to Nigeria mobile phone market

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — To know what it is like to make a mobile phone call in Nigeria, ask anyone to turn out their pockets or upend their purses. One, two, three and sometimes even four phones tumble…

Trial begins in Texas courthouse shooting

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A man meticulously planned before he opened fire on his daughter and her mother outside of the Jefferson County courthouse last year, wounding them both and killing a 79-year-old woman, a prosecutor said Monday…

Flight delays pile up Monday after FAA budget cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tough start to the week for many air travelers as federal budget cuts led to cascading delays along the East Coast Monday morning. Some flights out of New York and Washington…

Mourners say final goodbyes to marathon victim

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of family and friends packed a church in Medford, Mass., for the funeral of a Boston Marathon bombing victim, while dozens more waited outside after being turned away. Gov. Deval Patrick and Cardinal…

Architect Gehry to be honored at Cleveland campus

CLEVELAND (AP) — Famed architect Frank Gehry will receive an honorary degree from Case Western Reserve University, marking the 10th anniversary of a swirling Gehry-……

Architect Gehry to be honored at Cleveland campus

CLEVELAND (AP) — Famed architect Frank Gehry will receive an honorary degree from Case Western Reserve University, marking the 10th anniversary of a swirling Gehry-designed building on the Cleveland campus. The university announced the commencement honor on Monday.…

Obama to hold moment of silence for Boston victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will observe a moment of silence Monday to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Obama will pay tribute to the victims at 2:50 p.m. Monday, the…

W.Va. tries to tackle childhood hunger and obesity

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In West Virginia’s Mason County, classrooms walk to the cafeteria together so they can start the day’s lessons with a side of whole grain waffles, cereal, fruit and milk. Here, among the coal mines…

School underway in tiny Texas town hit by blast

WEST, Texas (AP) — The first day of school is underway in West after a plant explosion that killed at least 14 people and left hundreds of people without homes. Students up to sixth grade were dropped off…

Editorials from around Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, April 22 A sweepstakes parlor, or In……

Editorials from around Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, April 22 A sweepstakes parlor, or Internet café, gives away chances to win prizes with the use of Internet…

Tempers flare at immigration hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is criticizing attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to legislation to overhaul the U.S. immigration system. Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont says no one…

Saudi advisers propose Friday-Saturday weekend

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia is taking the first steps to switch its weekend to begin on Fridays to align its banking and business days with most other nations in the region. Saudi media reports say…

Ohio agency stops mosquito testing for West Nile

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health will no longer test mosquitoes for West Nile virus. A spokeswoman tells The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/ZHx……

Ohio agency stops mosquito testing for West Nile

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health will no longer test mosquitoes for West Nile virus. A spokeswoman tells The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/ZHxIYk ) the testing program had a yearly budget of about $265,000, but Ohio…

Probation for former Miss Delaware Teen USA

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A young woman who resigned as Miss Delaware Teen USA after an online porn video surfaced has been given a year of probation for underage alcohol possession in Maryland. Nineteen-year-old Melissa King appeared…