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Ohio Democrats Rally Their Base At Annual Dinner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats are celebrating a recent federal judge’s order that restores three early voting days as the party gathers for its annual state dinner. Former President Bill Clinton is headlining the Ohio Democratic Party event Friday night in Columbus,...

Jimmy Scott, Jazzman With Ethereal Voice, Dies

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jimmy Scott, a jazzman with an ethereal man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated “All the Way,” has died. He was 88. Scott died in his sleep Thursday at his Las Vegas home, his wife, Jeanie Scott, said. He battled...
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After defeating Cantor, Dave Brat avoids spotlight

In this combination of Associated Press photos, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and Dave Brat, right, react after the polls close Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Richmond, Va. Brat defeated Cantor in the Republican primary. (AP Photo) In this combination of Associated...
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Wisconsin judge puts same-sex marriages on hold

Gary Jones, 37, Racine, holds aloft the rainbow striped gay and lesbian pride flag in front of the Racine County Courthouse on Friday, June 13, 2014, in Racine, Wis., during a rally in support of gay marriage after the county has still refused to grant marriage licenses to...
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Clinton: Iraq conflict could have broad impact

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at an event to discuss her new book in Washington, Friday, June 13, 2014. Clinton discussed choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how these experiences drive her view of the future. (AP...
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Obama: More US can do to help Native Americans

A Native American dancer creates a selfie with President Barack Obama and Chairman if the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe David Archambault, left, on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation Friday, June 13, 2014, photo in Cannon Ball, N.D. President Obama is making his first presidential...
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Army: Bergdahl ‘looked good’ after returning to US

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. A U.S. defense official says released captive Army...

International League

___ Norfolk at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Toledo, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Pawtucket, ppd., rain Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Columbus, 7:15 p.m. Durham at Indianapolis, 7:15 p.m. Gwinnett at Louisville, 7:15 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Rochester, 7:15 p.m. Charlotte at Pawtucket, 6:05 p.m....

Cavs Closing In On Coach, Search In Second Month

CLEVELAND (AP) — More than one month after firing Mike Brown, the Cavaliers still haven’t found his replacement. However, they could be close. The team had second interviews with Los Angeles Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry and assistant Tyronn Lue on Friday,...

Boy Scout Canoeists Rescued In Boundary Waters

ELY, Minn. (AP) — A Boy Scout party of eight was safely rescued by boat and floatplane after their two canoes capsized on a windswept and misty lake in the Boundary Water Canoe Area in far northeastern Minnesota, officials said Friday. The air and sea rescue was completed around...