Manila to move air force, navy near disputed sea

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines plans to relocate major air force and navy camps to a former U.S. naval base north of Manila to gain faster access to waters being contested by China in the South China…

Radio, TV personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick dies

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A publicist who worked with nationally syndicated radio and TV personality David “Kidd” Kraddick says Kraddick has died at a charity golf event in greater New Orleans. He was 53. Ladd Biro of the…

2nd body found in NY river where best man fell in

PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Police say Brian Bond was disoriented and suffering from head trauma but was able to call 911 after the speedboat he was in with his fiancee and four friends crashed into a construction barge…

Aniston says she, Theroux ‘already feel married’

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Aniston is dismissing rumors surrounding her upcoming wedding to Justin Theroux and setting the record straight. “We just want to do it when it’s perfect, and we’re not rushed, and no one is…

Aniston says she, Theroux ‘already feel married’

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Aniston is dismissing rumors surrounding her upcoming wedding to Justin Theroux and is setting the record straight. The 44-year old actress was promoting her new film, “We’re the Millers,” on Saturday when she…

Pope draws 3M to Mass as Brazil trip closes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pilgrims staked out spots on the sand of Copacabana beach for an all-night slumber party ahead of the final Mass of Pope Francis’ stay in Brazil, a trip that has drawn rapturous crowds…

Obama and McCain: Washington’s newest odd couple

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no conciliatory phone call, no heart-to-heart talk to soothe the tensions. No one knows exactly when President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain went from bitter rivals in the 2008 presidential campaign…

Today in History

Today is Sunday, July 28, the 209th day of 2013. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 28, 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the end of coffee rationing, which had…

Cuban ballet co-founder Fernando Alonso dies at 98

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban state media say that Fernando Alonso, co-founder of Cuba’s National Ballet, has died. He was 98. Alonso was the ex-husband of world-renowned ballerina and fellow National Ballet co-founder Alicia Alonso. State TV announced his…

Pope draws 3M for vigil after chastising ‘exodus’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis is heading into the final hours of his first international trip riding a remarkable wave of popularity: The pontiff drew a reported 3 million flag-waving, rosary-toting faithful to Rio’s Copacabana beach…

‘Parenthood’ cast addresses NBC support at TCA

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It got a little awkward during NBC’s “Parenthood” panel at the Television Critics Association summer press tour when Craig T. Nelson was asked about whether he regrets making recent comments about the network…

Rick Warren returns to pulpit after son’s suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly four months after his son’s suicide, popular pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit Saturday afternoon at the Southern California megachurch he founded. Warren, dressed in his usual casual black T-shirt and jeans,…

Pope to Rio youth: Jesus better than World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis spoke the language of Brazil’s soccer-mad youth Saturday, telling them that being a good Catholic is like training to play soccer. Only he added a seemingly blasphemous twist, telling them Jesus…

Newly retired Apolo Ohno to work in TV at Olympics

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Apolo Anton Ohno is hanging up his skates to join NBC’s coverage of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian in history will work as an analyst on speedskating, in…

Judge tacks on 50 years in NJ father rape case

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man already in prison for sexually assaulting one of his daughters has been sentenced to an additional 50 years for raping and impregnating one of her siblings. The man still faces…

Nevada’s Burning Man fest gets OK for larger crowd

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The largest outdoor arts festival in North America is about to become bigger. Federal land managers have issued Burning Man organizers a four-year special recreation permit that allows a peak population of 68,000 on…
Route 224 I-680 construciton

Lane closures set

Lanes restrictions have been placed ahead of the Route 224 bridge construction over I-680.…
big ride across America

Cross-country cyclists ride for ALA

A group of cyclists riding thousands of miles for the American Lung Association made a stop in Columbiana County Saturday afternoon.…

Ford recalls some 2013 C-Max hybrids over roofs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is recalling 33,021 C-Max hybrid cars because they may not adequately protect occupants’ heads in a crash. Vehicles involved were made between Jan. 19, 2012, and June 25, 2013 and don’t have…