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‘Burger King baby’ now seeks birth mom on Facebook

This March 2, 2014 photo provided by Katheryn Deprill that she posted on Facebook, shows her holding a sign that says she is seeking her birth mother. Deprill was abandoned in the bathroom of a Burger King restaurant in Allentown, Pa., when she was a few hours old. (AP...

16 Cases Of Mumps Reported In Ohio State Outbreak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say 16 mumps cases have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University. Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez says officials expect to see more cases because those who contract the virus can be contagious for weeks...

Agreement Reached Over Horse Stalls At Ohio Racino

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The operator of a new racino in northeastern Ohio has reached an agreement with the horse racing industry over the number of horse stalls to be built at the track, along with other terms. The deal comes after state horse racing officials had said they...

State Bill Would Regulate Health Care Navigators

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has joined several other states considering measures that would require extra licensing and background checks for health exchange navigators who help people buy coverage. The state House on Thursday approved a bill that would require navigators to get a...
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Editorial: Will Mayor Gray now come clean after ‘Uncle Earl’s’ plea?

“LIES. THESE are lies.” That was the reaction of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) to allegations aired in federal court Monday that he was deeply implicated in the illegal activities that helped elect him four years ago. According to the mayor, the liar is businessman and longtime...

Milbank: Democrats’ climate-change filibuster is nothing but a lot of hot air

The filibuster has been used to delay many things over the years: civil rights, spending bills, presidential nominees and, most recently, Obamacare. But this may be the first time in the history of the Senate that somebody has filibustered himself. A group calling itself the...

Robinson: Ukraine’s ultra-nationalists present a need for U.S. caution

When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House this week, President Obama should offer continued support — but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultra-nationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine’s new government. I don’t know of any reason...

Gerson: Ukraine shakes up the GOP debate over foreign policy

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-California Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way...

Cohen: Putin forces us to reconsider poor Neville Chamberlain

Pardon the cliche, but I think we have come upon a teachable moment. I am referring to the crisis in Ukraine and what it teaches us, not just about the future but also about the past. Vladimir Putin has turned us all into Neville Chamberlain. The umbrella, please. Chamberlain is...

Rampell: Women should embrace the B’s in college to make more later

A message to the nation’s women: Stop trying to be straight-A students. No, not because you might intimidate easily emasculated future husbands. Because, by focusing so much on grades, you might be limiting your earning and learning potential. The college majors that tend...