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Appeals court postpones Arizona man’s execution

FILE-This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. A federal judge is expected to make a decision Friday, July 11, 2014 on whether to stop the execution of Wood a condemned Arizona inmate amid questions about the drug...

Indians Spoil VerHagen’s Debut, Beat Tigers 6-2

DETROIT (AP) — Drew VerHagen shook off some early nerves and struck out his first two hitters. It wasn’t until the fifth inning that the Cleveland Indians finally got to the Detroit rookie. VerHagen allowed three runs in the fifth, and the Indians went on to a 6-2 victory...

Pace, Diaz Share Lead Through 54 Holes At Marathon

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace, seeking a breakthrough win in the U.S., shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to grab a share of the lead with Laura Diaz in the Marathon Classic. Pace, an eight-time winner on the Ladies European Tour, bounced back from bogeys at...
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Teen’s death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

This Jan. 16, 2014, photo shows Keystone High School wrestler Logan Stiner during a match in Sheffield Village, Ohio. The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after Stiner died after consuming it. Even a teaspoon...

Appeals court postpones Arizona man’s execution

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court on Saturday granted an Arizona death row inmate’s request to postpone his pending execution, putting it on hold until prison officials reveal details on the two-drug combination that will be used to put him to death. The...
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Officer in fatal NY arrest stripped of gun, badge

Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, mourns at the site of her father’s death on a march following a service held in his name at the Mount Sinai Center for Community Enrichment, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The wife of a man who...

Editorial: Can Thailand save its democracy?

By Editorial Board July 19 at 7:25 PM DEMOCRACY’S VITAL signs are fading fast in Thailand, three months after its 12th coup d’etat. Hundreds of academics, politicians and pro-democracy activists have been arrested and temporarily detained since May, as the junta...

Editorial: Virginia’s GOP hurts the poor and the budget by refusing Medicaid expansion

By Editorial Board July 19 at 7:27 PM THE 200TH day of 2014 happened to fall this weekend. Depending on which figures you prefer, that means Virginia’s refusal to opt into expanded Medicaid since Jan. 1 has cost the state at least $693 million in federal funding. Democrats...

Editorial: U.S. immigration crisis is hampered by a paralyzed Congress

By Editorial Board July 19 at 7:28 PM THE 113TH Congress, which will afflict this nation until Jan. 3, is a paradigm of inaction, inertia and partisan paralysis. And on the issue of immigration, which has risen to the top of Americans’ list of concerns, Congress has outdone...

Ohio Explosion That Killed Woman Ruled Accidental

ORWELL, Ohio (AP) — A house explosion that killed a northeast Ohio woman and critically injured her boyfriend has been ruled accidental. The state fire marshal’s office says the house in the village of Orwell, roughly 45 miles east of Cleveland, was filled with natural gas...