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Plan to house immigrant children in Va. on hold

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. officials are looking into temporarily housing hundreds of Central American immigrant children and teenagers on the campus of a closed college in rural Virginia. Administration for Children and Families spokesman Kenneth J. Wolfe told The...

Tracy Morgan now in fair condition after crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has been upgraded to fair condition following the New Jersey highway crash that badly injured him and killed one of his friends, his spokesman said Monday. “His personality is certainly starting to come back...
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Police: Priest killed with gun owned by colleague

Gary Moran is seen in this June 16, 2014 booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriffs Office. Moran is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, burglary and armed robbery, among others charges in the killing of a Roman Catholic priest and the beating of a second...

Report: Revoking Ohio Clinic’s License Was Valid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A hearing officer says the state’s decision to revoke the license of Toledo’s last abortion clinic was valid. Capital Care Network has been fighting a state order that it close because it lacks a required patient-transfer agreement with a local...

Power Slowly Restored To Thousands In SW Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Thousands of utility customers are slowly getting their power back after having gone without it most of the day in eastern Cincinnati. Roughly 8,600 locations remained without power Monday after outages started after 7 a.m. EDT. Duke Energy spokeswoman Sally...

Ohio Gov Says Pause In Renewable Targets Reasoned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is defending signing a contentious bill pausing the state’s renewable energy standards for two years as a study committee reconsiders the mandates. The Republican governor signed the legislation Friday without...

Indians Recall Lowe, Option House To Minors

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have recalled right-hander Mark Lowe from Triple-A Columbus and optioned left-hander T.J. House to the same club. Lowe was promoted Monday to help Cleveland’s overworked bullpen, which pitched 17 2-3 innings during a four-game series...
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Obama to sign order extending LGBT protections

FILE – This June 13, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their...

Obama’s economic focus seeks to unify Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the year President Obama would go all in on the economy, elevating the struggles of the poor and the middle class to the top of his agenda. But that focus has been sporadic, overshadowed by foreign policy hot spots in Ukraine and Iraq and...

GM recalls 3.4M more cars for ignition problems

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling another 3 million cars because of a defect that causes a similar problem to one that led to an earlier massive recall of small cars, and is linked to 13 deaths. The ignition switches in Chevrolet Impalas, Cadillac Devilles and...