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Brewers Recall OF Schafer From Nashville

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have recalled outfielder Logan Schafer from Triple-A Nashville. Schafer is in the starting lineup for the opener of a three-game series at Cincinnati, batting eighth and playing left field. Friday’s start was his first in exactly a...

Video shows officer punching woman on LA freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol said Friday it is investigating video of one of its officers straddling a woman and punching her in the head as she lay on the shoulder of a Los Angeles freeway. The woman had been walking on Interstate 10 west of downtown...
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Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

Georgia Love Greenlee Doty rides her bike in the 4th of July parade in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, July 4, 2014.(AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman) NO SALES Georgia Love Greenlee Doty rides her bike in the 4th of July parade in Oxford, Miss. on Friday, July 4, 2014.(AP...

SE Ohio Village Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A southeast Ohio village police chief suspected of helping a woman avoid arrest has pleaded not guilty on 12 counts, including obstructing justice. The Athens Messenger ( ) reports Glouster Chief Lucas Mace entered the same plea Wednesday on six misdemeanor...
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Brazil striker Neymar to miss rest of World Cup

Brazil’s Neymar is carried away on a stretcher during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Bensch, pool) Brazil’s Neymar is carried away on a stretcher...

Worker Among 4 Charged In Ohio Restaurant Slaying

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a kitchen worker is among four men charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a popular suburban Cleveland restaurant owner. Cleveland Heights police say Brennan’s Colony owner Jim Brennan was shot during an attempted robbery...

Marcus: Kids now in the driver’s seat

Ruth Marcus Columnist Ruth Marcus is a columnist and editorial writer for The Post, specializing in American politics and domestic policy. This was a bittersweet Independence Day for me. Not the Fourth of July. In our family, the weekend ushered in a different sort of...
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Commercial drones are ready for takeoff

By Gary Shapiro July 4 at 7:37 PM Gary Shapiro is chief executive of the Consumer Electronics Association. Lightweight commercial drone aircraft are poised to transform industries from online retail to film and photography to farming and even Internet signal delivery. But delays...

King: No permanent victories against racism

They came from all over the country: Colorado Springs; Granada Hills, Calif.; Groton, Conn; Chicago; Philadelphia; and Westhampton, N.Y. They were Dunbar High School alumni responding to a call to gather at Bolling Air Force Base last Saturday to celebrate the birthday of Paul...

FCC’s ‘fast lane’ Internet plan threatens free exchange of ideas

By Yancey Strickler July 4 at 7:40 PM Yancey Strickler is chief executive and co-founder of Kickstarter. The world was introduced to Kickstarter when our Web site went live in 2009. But the idea had been around much longer: Company co-founder Perry Chen came up with it in 2001....