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Ohio Band Director Accused Of Sexual Battery

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has been indicted on charges including sexual battery. Licking County Prosecutor Kenneth Oswalt says the charges against 32-year-old Anthony Miller of Westerville reflect his...
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Review: Bryan Cranston superb in ‘All the Way’

AP Photo/Evgenia Eliseeva NEW YORK (AP) — The new Broadway play “All the Way,” about President Lyndon B. Johnson’s first bumpy term in office, may seem like a serious, dusty affair suitable for high school field trips. Don’t be fooled: Leave the...

Indians Being Protective Of Young RHP Salazar

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are extremely excited about having Danny Salazar for a full season, and that is why they are taking their time with the young pitcher this spring. “His stuff is electric. The more he pitches for us, the better we are,”...

Jury Weighing Evidence In Ohio Slave Labor Trial

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Deliberations are underway in the trial of two people accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years with her child in northern Ohio. Prosecutors told jurors in a Youngstown federal court on Thursday that the pair terrorized the woman to the...
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Obama shows his R-E-S-P-E-C-T for “women of soul”

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta WASHINGTON (AP) — He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the “women of soul” who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night. “What a lineup!” Obama...

Krauthammer: The wages of weakness

Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he’s got three more years of luck to come. He takes Crimea, and President Obama says it’s not in Russia’s interest, not even strategically clever. Indeed, it’s a sign of weakness. Really? Crimea belonged to Moscow for 200...

Ignatius: Obama bets on Putin’s unlikely reversal on Ukraine

Since the Ukraine crisis began, Obama administration officials have talked about pushing Russia toward the “offramp” and de-escalation. That’s the best diplomatic outcome, but it will require an unlikely public reversal by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The premise of...

Hiatt: Will the West let Putin off the hook?

A popular argument holds that Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a big mistake. Because of Putin’s violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, Ukraine is more likely to look west and prosper. Russia will be increasingly isolated and grow poorer. And Moscow will be stuck with...

Robinson: The American story of slavery

We tell ourselves that we know all about slavery, that it’s ancient history. But we’ve never fully investigated its horrors, which means we’ve never come to terms with them, which means we’ve never been able to get beyond them. Where slavery is concerned,...

Gerson: As the U.S. retreats, what will fill the vacuum?

With the facts on the ground now established in Crimea — several thousand facts in the form of Russian troops — the question now becomes: Will sustained economic, political and military isolation of Russia work? Will it reverse Vladimir Putin’s adventurism and deter future...