Iraqi man cries out at start of his murder trial

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Two years after the fatal beating of a Muslim woman in her California home sparked fears it was a hate crime, prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that her husband proved to be the killer, lying to police about his troubled marriage and apologizing to...
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2 dead in magnitude-8.2 quake in northern Chile

People embrace on the upper floor of an apartment building located a few blocks from the coast where they gathered to avoid a possible tsunami after an earthquake in Iquique, Chile, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile’s northern...

Marquette Harbor On Waiting List For Ice Breakers

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says ice as thick as 6 feet on Lake Superior will keep its icebreakers from reaching Marquette Harbor for some days. Mark Dobson of the Coast Guard’s office in Sault Ste. Marie tells The Mining Journal ( ) that Marquette is not...

Editorial: How can the District justify taking so long to report election results?

AT 9:36 p.m. Tuesday, we called the spokeswoman at the D.C. Board of Elections to inquire after the problem that had led to zero reported results, more than an hour and a half after the polls closed in an election in which turnout was reported to be historically lo...

Study’s low marks on youth well-being stir states

A new report on child well-being, measured by state and race, has turned an unflattering spotlight on some places not used to being at the bottom of such lists, including Wisconsin, with a worst-in-the-nation ranking for its black children, and South Dakota, with abysmal results...

Fire Affecting Southern Ohio State Park Contained

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters have contained a blaze in the area of a state park in southern Ohio. The fire was reported Tuesday afternoon near Scioto Trail State Park, roughly 50 miles south of Columbus. There was no word on how the blaze began. Franklin Township Fire Chief...

Magnitude-8.2 quake strikes northern Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile’s northern coast Tuesday night, causing landslides and setting off a tsunami that forced an evacuation of coastal areas. There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage, but...

Magnitude-8.0 quake strikes northern Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck in off Chile’s northern coast Tuesday night, and authorities ordered an evacuation of coastal areas in case of a tsunami. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological...

Eastern League

___ No games scheduled No games scheduled Erie at Altoona, 6:30 p.m. Akron at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Harrisburg at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Richmond at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. Portland at Reading, 7:05 p.m. New Hampshire at Trenton, 7:05 p.m.

Midwest League

___ No games scheduled No games scheduled West Michigan at Dayton, 7 p.m. Great Lakes at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Burlington at Beloit, 7:30 p.m. Clinton at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Peoria at Wisconsin, 7:35 p.m. Kane County at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. South Bend at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m.