Vaccines Urged Amid Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Health is urging residents to make sure they’re properly vaccinated as an outbreak of mumps continues to grow in central Ohio. The agency says residents who haven’t had two doses of measles-mumps-rubella, known as MMR, are...
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Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...
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Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...
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USGS: 7.8 aftershock shakes Chile’s north coast

Fishing boats washed ashore by a small tsunami, sit in Caleta Riquelme, adjacent to the port, in the northern town of Iquique, Chile, after magnitude 8.2 earthqauke struck the northen coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Authorities lifted tsunami warnings ...

Forecasters Warn Of Bad Weather Thursday

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters say residents of the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee valleys should be on alert for severe weather and be prepared to take shelter if it approaches. The Storm Prediction Center says a severe weather outbreak is possible Thursday afternoon and...
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Official: Fort Hood gunman was assessed for PTSD

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...
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2nd suit filed challenging Texas’ new abortion law

FILE – In this July 12, 2013 file photo, opponents and supporters of abortion rights rally in the State Capitol rotunda in Austin, Texas. An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday, April 2, 2014, challenging a new provision in Texas’ tough restrictions...

Athletics 6, Indians 1

E_Santana (1), Callaspo (1). DP_Oakland 1. LOB_Cleveland 4, Oakland 12. 2B_Kipnis (1), Aviles (1), Lowrie (1), Moss (1). HR_Callaspo (1). SB_Crisp (1). S_Lowrie. SF_Crisp. WP_Kazmir 2. Umpires_Home, Mark Wegner; First, Mike Muchlinski; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Gabe Morales....

Kazmir Leads Athletics Past Indians 6-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Kazmir shut out his former team into the eighth inning in his Oakland debut, and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 6-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. Alberto Callaspo hit a two-run homer and Yoenis Cespedes, Jed...
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Officials: 4 dead at Fort Hood, including gunman

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...