LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Republican Rep. Tom Cotton plans to announce his bid next week to challenge two-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in next year’s elections, according to a person familiar with the congressman’s plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate roundly rejected a proposal Wednesday to redirect aid for Egypt into bridge-building projects in the U.S. after a potential Republican presidential candidate and conservative tea party favorite challenged the Obama administration’s refusal to
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil rose above $104 a barrel Wednesday, a day after hitting a four-week low. But traders say further gains are unlikely.
U.S. benchmark oil was up $1.25 to $104.33 per barrel
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says he’ll present evidence at the sentencing of convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro that will prove he… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate roundly rejected a proposal Wednesday to redirect aid for Egypt into bridge-building projects in the U.S. after a potential Republican presidential candidate and tea party favorite challenged the Obama administration’s refusal to label
LONDON (AP) — Foreign Secretary William Hague says Britain is open to better relations with Iran on a “step-by-step” basis and he is willing to meet with Tehran’s foreign minister.
The Foreign Office says Hague stressed the need
JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S. diplomat in Jerusalem says reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal within nine months is a target, not a deadline.
Consul-General Michael Ratney told reporters that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s Foreign Ministry says a rebel ambush on an army convoy has killed nine soldiers.
The convoy was transporting fuel supplies for the U.N. mission in Abyei, a disputed region between Sudan and South
A Warren man who was caught with child pornography depicting children as young as 2 years old and teenagers engaged in sex acts with a dog pleaded to charges.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — EQT Corp. is using a new state law to sue scores of landowners in Allegheny County and force them to allow… More »
A house in the 500 block of Cohasset Drive exploded on Wednesday. Here is a photo gallery that will be updated throughout the day.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual report from the state treasurer shows that he’s saved Ohio more than $2 million by cutting operating expenses… More »
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt: 3 Brotherhood leaders referred to trial for allegedly inciting killing of protesters.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader said in remarks posted Wednesday that a prisoners’ hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay has revealed the “odious” face of America and claims that the terror network will spare no effort to free prisoners
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man for demanding women move to the back of a bus, sparking protests that saw bus windows smashed.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Wednesday’s incident occurred
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed government has ordered the police to break up the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, saying they pose an “unacceptable threat” to national security.
Information Minister Dorreya Sharaf el-Din said
Officials said the gas was on at a home that exploded on Youngstown’s South Side.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Corrections Department officials say inmates could face disciplinary action if they don’t remove profiles from an online pen-pal website.
Corrections Deputy Secretary of Operations Joe Booker says officials are investigating how many
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court says the driver of a train that crashed last week killing 79 people has said he was talking by phone to the train’s ticket inspector just before the accident happened but hung
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An operator of TGI Fridays restaurants in New Jersey raided as part of Operation Swill has agreed to pay a $500,000 fine for serving customers cheap booze when they paid for top shelf.