CHICAGO (AP) — The genesis of Jesse Jackson Jr.’s decline dates to when he chose to forgo divinity studies and enter the world of politics instead, or so says the ex-congressman’s sister. Other supporters suggest it was when
WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is warning that if Congress doesn’t pass immigration overhaul legislation, President Barack Obama may act on his own to legalize the 11 million immigrants already in the country illegally.
SHEPPTON, Pa. (AP) — The plight of a pair of coal miners trapped in a collapsed Pennsylvania mine, and their dramatic and unlikely rescue after 14 days underground, riveted the public’s attention in August 1963. “MINE MIRACLE,” read
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — America’s only plant for disassembling and assembling nuclear weapons will soon be home to the largest federally owned wind farm.
Ground was broken Tuesday for a wind farm that will have five turbines located
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man accused of having thrown a flammable substance on his girlfriend’s 7-year-old son and then not helping him… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — In making its case against an American Airlines-US Airways merger, the government relies heavily on an unusual source of evidence: the airlines’ own executives.
Throughout the 56-page lawsuit filed Tuesday, Department of Justice lawyers
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a pair of hand grenade attacks on minority Ismaili prayer houses in southern Pakistan have killed two people and wounded 30 others.
Police officer Amir Farooqi says the attacks occurred 30 minutes
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for an Indianapolis woman whose home exploded say she was abused by her co-defendant boyfriend and powerless to stop the blast that killed two neighbors.
WTHR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/16NV3y7 ) attorneys for Monserrate Shirley have
The iBookstore’s Official Book Charts for the week ending Aug. 12, 2013:
1. “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” by Robert Galbraith & J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Company)
2. “Burn,” by Maya Banks (Penguin Group US)
3. “Mistress,” by James
App Store Official Charts for the week ending Aug. 12, 2013:
Top Paid iPhone Apps:
1. Words With Friends (Zynga Inc.)
2. Minecraft-Pocket Edition (Mojang)
3. Heads Up! (Warner Bros.)
4. AfterLight (Simon Filip)
5. Pixlgun 3D –
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Aug. 12, 2013:
1. “Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell),” Robin Thicke
2. “Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake),” JAY Z
3. “We Can’t Stop,” Miley Cyrus
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Inspired by the movement behind Egypt’s military coup, anti-government activists seeking more influence in Bahrain are hoping to gain new momentum by calling for nationwide protests Wednesday. Authorities warned they will “forcefully confront” any
Republic Steel faces more than $1.1 million in federal fines for serious safety violations at its Canton manufacturing plant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republic Steel faces more than $1.1 million in federal fines for serious safety violations at its manufacturing plant in Canton, Ohio.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the company failed to provide workers enough
ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) — Authorities say a gunman has taken at least three people hostage at a bank in northeastern Louisiana.
It happened Tuesday afternoon at the Tensas State Bank in St. Joseph, La., southeast of Monroe.
Kids from the area enjoyed some “down under” fun at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm this week.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The head of the United Nations said Tuesday during a visit to Pakistan that drone strikes must comply with international law, touching on an issue that has created friction between Islamabad and Washington.
A two-vehicle accident in Youngstown sent one person to the hospital.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tompall Glaser, a country music singer, publisher and studio owner best known for his association with the outlaw movement against record labels, died Tuesday. He was 79.
Louis Glaser, Tompall Glaser’s nephew, said the
Northeast Ohio gas prices fell 11 cents per gallon to $3.47 this week, according to AAA East Central.