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Ohio’s 4 Casinos See Revenue Decrease During April

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Revenue figures show profits at Ohio’s four casinos took a dip in April. The numbers released Wednesday show April revenues for each casino were down from March and compared with the same month last year. Cincinnati’s April revenues had the...
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Police: Fire at Florida home was arson; 4 dead

In this photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, flames destroy a home in a gated community Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. Officials have confirmed that three bodies have been found in the home. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)...

Columbus Police To Weigh Reopening 1975 Killing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus police department’s cold case squad is taking another look at a four-decade-old slaying to decide whether to reopen the case. Christie Mullins was found beaten to death behind a shopping center on the north side of Columbus on Aug. 23,...

Officials In West Tennessee Find Missing Airplane

COVINGTON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in West Tennessee say they have found a small plane that advised it was going to land at Covington Municipal Airport but never did. Tipton County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Billy Daugherty said Wednesday afternoon the plane was found...

Arlington’s pub crawls are just another community event

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Supreme Court breaks faith with the separation of church and state

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Monica Lewinsky still doesn’t understand that she is a victim

Regarding the May 7 Style article “Rewriting her own story”: There is no such thing as a consensual relationship between a White House intern and the president of the United States. Period. This is not a subtle point, and it is troubling that, after all these years, Monica...
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Editorial: D.C.’s bad mental-health report card

FOR THE third year in a row, an assessment of children’s mental health in the District of Columbia has found the city lacking in its ability to reach and help those most in need. It’s long been apparent that this failure affects not only children with problems and...
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Editorial: U.S. sanctions against Venezuela could break the nation’s free fall

AS VENEZUELA plummets toward economic and social chaos, the successors to Hugo Chávez are flailing in all directions. Some of their actions have the ring of pragmatism : With inflation nearing 60 percent and 30 percent of basic goods in shortage, the government recently modified...
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Editorial: Pfizer’s offer to buy AstraZeneca shows that the U.S. needs corporate tax reform

THE HOT read among policy wonks these days is “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” by French economist Thomas Piketty. He warns of a long-term trend toward ever-concentrated wealth and urges a global wealth tax to prevent it. While that might be a bad idea even if it were...