The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, August 21, 2013. A relatively quiet day transpired across the country Wednesday as no major …

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Woman charged in porn case

An Austintown woman was charged with rape in connection with a child pornography case involving a Niles man neighbors know as Santa Claus.

Moderately strong quake shakes Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — No significant injuries are reported, but the quake that struck near Mexico’s Pacific coast resort of Acapulco today…

Drillers: Professional help wanted

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — Companies operating in the Marcellus and Utica shales say it’s been a challenge to fill openings in engineering, geol…

Former United employee made bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — A former United Airlines flight attendant has agreed to plead guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying betwe…

Facebook aims to get the world online

NEW YORK (AP) — Food, water and the Internet? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world’s 7 billion people online through a…

Dave Barry a finalist for humor prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Barry and former “Saturday Night Live” writer Alan Zweibel are in the running for a top humor prize. “Lunatics,” a nove…