Obama’s next memoir will make money — but it won’t change minds

Tevi Troy is a former senior White House aide and the author of “What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in the White House.” According to literary agent Andrew Wylie, President Obama’s post-White House memoir could fetch an advance...

Why the Army should fire generals and promote captains

Adrian Bonenberger, a student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, is a retired Army captain and combat veteran. He is the author of “Afghan Post.” As Army leadership ponders who and what to cut from its budget, the first groups in the crosshairs are the...

Five myths about Netflix

Gina Keating is an editor at 1stOnlineNews and the author of “Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America’s Eyeballs.” In its two-decade lifespan, Netflix has led three revolutions that have changed how people watch movies and television — from videotape to DVD, from DVD to...

For Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, is a public debate enough?

Justin Moyer is on Outlook’s editorial staff. When trying to punish people who shoot black teenagers, Florida prosecutors can’t seem to catch a break. Last weekend,the man who killed Jordan Davis after an argument about loud music was found guilty of attempted murder...

Carey bank robber sentenced to prison

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Carey man was sentenced today to three years in prison for robbing a village bank. Chad E. Gossman, 38, had pleaded guilty in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court to robbing the First Citizens National Bank, 129 E. Findlay St. On Jan. 14, Gossman entered the bank...

Co-defendant Testifies At Ohio Slave Labor Trial

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A co-defendant who took a plea deal says she was responding to threats when she did chores for two people now on trial for allegedly enslaving a mentally disabled Ohio woman. Dezerah Silsby testified Thursday in federal court in Youngstown. The defendants,...

Child porn found at coach’s home in girl’s killing

Stacey Owens, kneeling, mother of Hailey Owens, and family members Sara Wells, left, and Teri Nord arrange flowers left by well wishers Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 near the site where the 10-year-old girl was abducted just blocks from the Springfield, Mo., home. Prosecutors have...

Obama pitches minimum wage hike with Dem governors

President Barack Obama meets with members of the Democratic Governors Association, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The National Governors Association 2014 Winter Meeting starts Friday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) President Barack...

Autopsy Set For Body Found In Ticketed Car In Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An autopsy is scheduled Friday on the body of a missing woman found inside a car that was parked near Philadelphia’s main train station and had a number of parking tickets on the window. The body of 22-year-old Nadia Malik of Delaware County’s...

Ukraine’s president buckles but protesters split

Anti-government protesters watch a live broadcast from the parliament in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine’s president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President...