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Ohio Communities To Urge Sign-ups Under Health Law

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio communities are stepping up efforts to enroll their residents in health care coverage ahead of an important federal deadline this month. By March 31, nearly everyone in the United States is required to be signed up for health insurance or risk paying a fine...

Foreign military mission barred from Crimea

ARMIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — An Associated Press reporter says warning shots were fired Saturday as pro-Russian forces refused to let a foreign military mission enter Crimea. The multinational group of military officers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in...
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Novi, Michigan, WGH Show was “Mixed…”

Milepost 809 Perhaps it is simply because I’ve been to quite a few train shows of various sizes through the years that it will take more and more to impress me but I left the recent WGH (World’s Greatest Hobby) model railroading show with mixed feelings and a...
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Vietnam spots oil slicks in hunt for missing jet

A woman wipes her tears after walking out of the reception center and holding area for family and friend of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Search teams...
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Olympic champion Ligety beats Raich to win WCup GS

AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Olympic champion Ted Ligety held on to his first-run lead to win a men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. It was the American’s sixth career win in the Slovenian resort, making him the first man to win...
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Russian troops reported on move again in Crimea

A Ukrainian officer stands outside the gate of a military base at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Crimea, Ukraine, Saturday, March 8, 2014. A Ukrainian officer at the military base said that pro-Russia soldiers crashed a truck through its gates late on Friday in an attempt to...
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4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac following their arrival on Marine One helicopter at Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., to begin their weekend vacation. White House spokesman Josh Earnest defended Obama’s trip to Key Largo,...

Russia may halt US inspections over sanctions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agencies says Moscow is considering a freeze of U.S. military inspections under arms control treaties in retaliation to Washington’s decision to halt military cooperation with Russia. Agencies on Saturday carried a statement by an...

Penguins-Ducks Sums

First Period_1, Anaheim, Perry 33 (Getzlaf, Koivu), 3:54. 2, Pittsburgh, Engelland 6 (Jokinen, Malkin), 7:47. Penalties_Kunitz, Pit (slashing), 1:27; Glass, Pit, major (fighting), 8:21; Maroon, Ana, major (fighting), 8:21; Beauchemin, Ana (tripping), 10:00; Vitale, Pit (diving),...
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Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup

AP Photo TOKYO (AP) — There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need. Eyeing...