Stocks slump on Wall Street; Macy’s drops

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market fell on Wednesday as a poor earnings report from Macy’s cast doubt on the outlook for consumer spending, a vital component of the U.S. economy. Other department store stocks also fell…

Experts: Fort Hood victims shot while lying down

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A civilian who tried to stop the gunman during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood was shot six times, and one of the soldiers killed in the attack was likely shot while…

APNewsBreak: Prosecutors can remain on Bales case

SEATTLE (AP) — A team of Army prosecutors can stay on for the sentencing of the U.S. soldier convicted of a massacre in Afghanistan, even after they read documents they weren’t supposed to, a military judge said Wednesday.…

Jackson’s ex-wife testifies about his fear of pain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s ex-wife broke into tears on Wednesday when she took the witness stand in a civil case and described the singer’s fear of pain and trust of physicians. Rowe said the pop star…

Arias judge denies motion to vacate death option

PHOENIX (AP) — A death sentence remains an option for convicted murderer Jodi Arias after a judge denied a defense motion to set aside the jury’s determination that Arias killed her one-time lover in an “especially cruel” manner,…

Rag & Bone inching the window on cool success

NEW YORK (AP) — Rag & Bone co-founders Marcus Wainwright and David Neville are no longer the cool newbies to the American fashion scene. They’ve graduated to be the even cooler tweens, with loyal followers and a path…
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Last year for Canfield Fair montage pics

A montage of candid pictures of Canfield Fair goers from last year will go on sale, and new pictures are set to be taken for this year's event.…
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Patrol trains at vacant building

OSHP’s special response team trained by going through some drills at the Davis and Becker Funeral Home on Market Street.…
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Semi and SUV collide

An accident on Youngstown's East Side caused a car to flip onto its roof.…
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Educators attend forum

Local educators on Wednesday attended the training students for the Jobs of Today and Tomorrow forum.…

In pages of Marvel’s ‘Infinity,’ Thanos a threat

His grim visage has caused havoc in the Marvel universe before. Now, with Thanos’ galactic-domination plans set to play out beyond the printed pages of Marvel comics, the erstwhile villain is back in the six-issue miniseries “Infinity,” along…

Jackson’s ex-wife testifies about his fear of pain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s ex-wife Debbie Rowe has arrived to testify in a negligence lawsuit filed by the singer’s mother against the promoter of his planned comeback concerts. Rowe was called to testify on Wednesday by…

Lithuania sends alleged Russian arms dealer to US

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian court on Wednesday ordered the extradition of a Russian man suspected of illegal arms dealing to the United States. The Vilnius Court of Appeal said Dmitry Ustinov, who was arrested at Vilnius…

Paralyzed Ohio bride walks down aisle at wedding

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A woman from Ohio who’s paralyzed from the waist down kept her vow to walk down the aisle at her wedding. Stevie Beale used a walker with her fath……

Iraqi premier vows to continue security operations

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi prime minister has vowed that security forces would continue targeting and arresting insurgents in response to the wave of deadly attacks that hit the country in the recent months. In a statement posted on…

Postal Service revamps priority mail program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service is revamping its priority mail program to raise revenue and drive new growth in its package delivery business. The agency is now offering free online tracking for priority mail…