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Applebaum: A need to contain Russia

LONDON There have been high moments: Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin, locked in a bear hug; George W. Bush looking into Vladimir Putin’s eyes and seeing “a sense of his soul”; Hillary Clinton pressing the “reset button.” There have been some very low moments, too. But for...

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Ohio Bar Shooting

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A suspected gunman has pleaded not guilty in a northern Ohio bar shooting that left three men dead, including an off-duty officer. Igmidio Mista (ig-MID’-ee-oh mis-tah) was in a Fremont courtroom Thursday where he pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted...

Wedding photographers can’t cut same-sex couples out of the picture

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Krauthammer: Obama’s pathetic response to Putin’s invasion of Crimea

Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the EU system and Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that “we went to a knife fight with a baguette.” That was three months ago. Life overtakes...

Robinson: Without facts on the missing airliner, the media make stuff up

Let me go out on a limb: The Malaysian airliner did not get sucked into a black hole, vanish over the Indian Ocean equivalent of the Bermuda Triangle or crash-land on the spooky island from “Lost.” Those “theories” were actually discussed on CNN this week. Host Don Lemon...

Roommate Charged After Body Found In NE Ohio Shed

STOW, Ohio (AP) — A roommate of a 21-year-old northeast Ohio woman found dead beneath blankets in a backyard shed has been charged in her death. Authorities said the body of Michelle Johnson was found Saturday in a shed near the duplex where Roxanne Lee Buck rented a room from...
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US, Europe sanctions target Putin’s inner circle

President Barack Obama makes a statement on Ukraine, Thursday, March 20, 2014, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington before departing for Florida. President Barack Obama said the US is levying a new round of economic sanctions on individuals in Russia, both inside...

Harvard Upsets 5th-seed Cincinnati 61-57

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Siyani Chambers scored 11 points, including five straight in the final two minutes, and 12th-seeded Harvard won its second NCAA tournament game in history, upsetting Cincinnati 61-57 Thursday. Wesley Saunders led the Crimson (27-4) with 12 points as Harvard...
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Review: Disney hits magic again with ‘Aladdin’

AP Photo/Cylla von Tiedemann NEW YORK (AP) — The Genie in the big new Broadway musical “Aladdin” opens the show with a bang, sets up the story and then – poof – he’s gone. “Try not to miss me too much!” he says, tauntingly, as he...
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Editorial: In Fed media event, Yellen isn’t able to control the message

A CENTRAL banker needs many attributes: economic expertise, knowledge of financial markets, plain old good judgment. During his innovative tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben S. Bernanke proposed another quality for the list: great communicator. Mr. Bernanke felt that,...