FILE - In this March 11, 2013 photo, a sign reading "Stop the Transcanada Pipeline" stands in a field near Bradshaw, Neb., along the Keystone XL pipeline route through the state. A Nebraska district court struck down a law that allowed the Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed through the state, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The law could have been used to force landowners to allow the pipeline on their property. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

U.S. puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

President Barack Obama will almost surely have until after the November congressional elections to make the final call about whether the pipeline carrying oil from Canada should be built. …
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YSU adds JUCO transfer Stewart

Shaun Stewart has signed a National Letter of Intent during the late signing period to join the Youngstown State men's basketball program in 2014-15, …
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Trumbull technical school dropping LPN program

Trumbull Career and Technical Center is dropping its Licensed Practical Nursing program because of declining enrollment and a higher demand for registered nurses with bachelor's degrees. …
Caitlin Mitchell and another student at Struthers Middle School had a fight two years ago and the bullying has escalated into a restraining order being filed.

Bullying escalates into legal battle in Struthers

The Struthers School District is caught in the middle of a legal battle between two students because it has to enforce a restraining order filed by one of the girls' families. …
Bear leaves paw prints in Hubbard, Ohio

Bear steals snack, leaves paw prints

A bear has apparently set up housekeeping in Hubbard. A black bear has been spotted at least three times in different neighborhoods in town. …
Earthquake hits Mexico

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.…
Police officers, friends and family members pause by a memorial cross and stone after attending a one-year remembrance ceremony for Massachusetts Institute of Technology Officer Sean Collier on campus in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, April 18, 2014. Authorities say Collier was slain by the suspects of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.…
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Photos: Mount Everest avalanche

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, April 18, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing.…
Health care law default

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.…
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All-terrain biker hit by Pittsburgh freight train

Investigators believe a man riding an all-terrain motorcycle near some railroad tracks in Pittsburgh might not have seen or heard the freight train that hit and killed him.…