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Boehner Rips Health Law In Visit To Ohio District

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner was back in his home district in southwest Ohio on Thursday and back on the attack against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Boehner said changes that law has made to health care coverage have...

Bielema, Saban supported slow-down rule proposal

NEW YORK (AP) — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and Alabama coach Nick Saban voiced their concerns about the effects of up-tempo, no-huddle offenses on player safety to the NCAA committee that passed a proposal to slow down those attacks. Neither Bielema nor Saban were on the...

Facebook offers new gender options for users

In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, Facebook software engineer Brielle Harrison demonstrates expanded options for gender identification at her company’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. Harrison, who helped engineer the project, plans to switch her identifier to “Trans...

Lupita Nyong’o, main attraction at Calvin Klein

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o is a breakout fashion star as much as she’s a breakout movie star. If anyone didn’t know that already, they knew it after she made her first appearance at New York Fashion Week on Thursday....

Son-in-law arrested in Tenn. package bomb deaths

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The son-in-law of a Tennessee couple killed when a package exploded at their home has been charged with first-degree murder in their deaths. State Fire Marshal’s Office spokeswoman Katelyn Abernathy said Richard Parker is also charged with...

Officials: Rescued Ohio Children Enjoying Freedom

CINCINNATI (AP) — Just days after being freed from a nightmarish ordeal of abuse, three Ohio children who were chained to their beds and deprived of food are now relishing the seemingly mundane — attending school, interacting with other kids and going out for ice cream for the...

Son-in-law arrested in package explosion deaths

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The son-in-law of a Tennessee couple killed when a package exploded at their home has been charged with first-degree murder in their deaths. State Fire Marshal’s Office spokeswoman Katelyn Abernathy says Richard Parker is also charged with...

Editorial: Washington’s football team remains on the wrong side of history

NATIONAL FOOTBALL League Commissioner Roger Goodell can’t seem to make up his mind about the name of Washington’s football team. He told Congress in June that “the name is a unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect.” Three months later came...

Editorial: Putin’s knives in the night threaten an independent Russian broadcaster

FROM HIS first days in power, Russian President Vladimir Putin realized that control over television was critical to maintaining his hold over the huge country. Mr. Putin tightened his grip on the major broadcast television stations, wresting the powerful Channel 1 away from the...

Editorial: Ambassadorships are President Obama’s political plums

NOAH BRYSON Mamet is a political consultant who raised at least $500,000 for President Obama and the Democratic Party in the 2012 election cycle. As of last week, he had never visited Argentina — which helps explain the ambassador-designate’s spotty performance before the...