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Russian opposition leader under house arrest

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has put Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest, forbidding him from using the internet or receiving any visitors. Navalny is a leading opposition figure and anti-corruption crusader. He and his supporters published a...

Ukraine says Russian forces block airport

Unidentified armed man patrols a square in front of the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings patroled the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the...

White House to host first student film festival

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who in Washington needs the Oscars when the White House is rolling out the red carpet for a film festival of its own? Two days before attention shifts to Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, the White House will create a little buzz for...

Ukraine asks for UN Sec Council session on crisis

Unidentified armed man patrols a square in front of the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings patroled the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the...

No. 22 Ohio State Loses 65-63 To Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — With one shot, No. 22 Ohio State had a chance to wash away a game full of missteps and prevent Penn State from pulling off yet another upset of the Buckeyes. Aaron Craft drew the defense to him and passed to a wide-open Lenzelle Smith Jr., but his...

Winter-weary Americans plead: Get me out of here

In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, Sue Knieriemen, of Fremont, Ohio, and her brother Charles Bork, of Sylvania, Ohio, check their tickets outside Goodyear Ballpark before an exhibition baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians in Goodyear,...

Troubled state-run websites get health law fix

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, Teresa Fryer, Medicare’s top cybersecurity official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for...

Sharks-Flyers Sums

First Period_1, San Jose, Torres 1 (Desjardins, Demers), 4:25. 2, Philadelphia, Meszaros 5 (Downie, Read), 10:36. 3, Philadelphia, B.Schenn 16 (Lecavalier, Simmonds), 10:58. Penalties_Streit, Phi (high-sticking), 4:44; Burish, SJ (roughing), 18:24. Second Period_4, San Jose,...

PENN ST. 65, No. 22 OHIO ST. 63

Ross 4-12 11-13 19, Thompson 3-10 0-0 8, A. Williams 1-1 0-2 2, Craft 3-3 3-3 10, Smith Jr. 2-7 0-1 5, Loving 2-3 1-2 5, Scott 1-4 0-0 3, Della Valle 0-1 2-2 2, McDonald 4-6 1-4 9. Totals 20-47 18-27 63. Travis 2-6 0-2 4, Dickerson 1-2 0-0 2, Newbill 5-9 11-12 23, Frazier 4-12...

Married dad becomes Maronite Catholic priest in US

Wissam Akiki, who is married, serves his daughter, Perla, communion after being ordained to the priesthood during a ceremony at St. Raymond’s Maronite Cathedral Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in St. Louis. Akiki is the first married priest to be ordained by the Maronite...