Ohio Elections Officials Report Steady Turnout

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio elections board officials are reporting light but steady turnout in primary voting especially in communities with contentious issues such as school levies. Franklin County Elections Board spokesman Ben Piscitelli (pihs-keh-TELL’-ee) says things...

FINAL UPDATE OF VOTING RESULTS HERE. Hite, Riegle win; all Hancock levies OK’d, except Van Buren.

Unofficial results from the  Hancock County Board of Elections and Ohio Secretary of State’s Office: — Hancock County commissioner, Republican primary:  FINAL. Phillip Riegle:  4,876.   NOMINATED. Steve Oman:  2,972. —  Ohio Senate, 1st District, Republican...

Tea Party Vs GOP Establishment In NC, Elsewhere

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina Republicans sorted through their choices to challenge Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on Tuesday, and Speaker John Boehner sought re-nomination to Congress from Ohio, first in a springtime spate of primaries pitting the GOP establishment against tea...

Search For Shipwreck Yields Trove Of Uncertainty

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of a team that searched Lake Michigan for a lost 17th-century ship are divided over the likelihood that they’ve located the resting place of the Griffin. Shipwreck hunters and scientists retrieved a 20-foot-long wooden beam from the lake...
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Tank to float Concordia shifts

FILE — In this Sept. 16, 2013 file photo, men work on the Costa Concordia ship as it lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio. One of the tanks fastened to the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to help prepare it for removal to land has shifted, Tuesday, may...
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Greek PM says won’t seek more bailout money

Presidential guards stand at the tomb of the unknown soldier in front of Greece’s Parliament as a rainbow appears after a rainfall in Athens on Monday, May 5, 2014. Greece will achieve better-than-expected budget figures in 2014 but unemployment will only decline slowly...

How to deal with sexual assault on campus

The government’s plan to combat sexual assault on college campuses is a welcome step [“Colleges scrutinized on sex assault cases,” news, May 2]. But the initiative needs to start in high school, when students form the views on appropriate behavior that they will bring to...

Maryland’s new math requirement doesn’t add up

Maryland will now require all high school students to take four years of math [“Heading off the ‘senior slump,' ” Metro, May 3]. The fourth year, moreover, must be a course that employs “non-trivial algebra,” such as Algebra 2, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics or...

Rethinking the death penalty

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The F-35 is not worth the bang for the buck

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