Ovechkin returns to game after apparent left leg injury

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, is helped off the ice to by a trainer and Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, after he was injured during the first period of Game 5 in an NHL Stanley Cup hockey first-round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs,...

Providence gives 1st OK to major changes aimed at profiling

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest city has given first passage to a sweeping new ordinance that would ban racial profiling by police and establish strict controls on how officers conduct traffic and pedestrian stops. The Providence City Council voted 12-0...

Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate effort this week to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon represented the National Park Service’s most extensive use yet of drones in a search-and-rescue mission. The Grand Canyon is the only national park with...

How Trump's swamp-draining words compare with his actions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump began promising to “drain the swamp” while campaigning, with his rally crowds often chanting along with him. In October he outlined a few proposals he said would get the drainage started: Clamping down on lobbying,...

Undergrads build prosthetic arm for 10-year-old violinist

AP Photo/Steve Helber FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The pressure was on for Abdul Gouda and his classmates at George Mason University: not only did their graduation depend on the success of their project, but so did the hopes of impossibly cute 10-year-old girl. Fifth-grader Isabella...

De Niro to receive honorary fine arts degree from Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Robert De Niro is among six people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Brown University’s commencement exercises The Ivy League school announced Friday the Oscar-winning actor is being celebrated “for the intensity he brings to each...

Young immigrants won’t ‘rest easy’ despite Trump’s comments

FILE – In this Nov. 4, 2015 file photo, Juan Escalante, of the immigration reform group America’s Voice, conducts interviews in New York. Young immigrants protected by executive action from deportation say they won’t “rest easy,” even if President...

Iowa A.D. Gary Barta details damaged relationship with Meyer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta testified Friday that his relationship with a former top administrator deteriorated after Barta informed her that after a reorganization of the athletic department, she no longer would be his...

Want to own a town? Tiny Oregon community for sale for $3.5M

In this April 5, 2017 photo, the Tiller Market stands abandoned in downtown Tiller, Ore. Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million, including the market, and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has...

Fostoria police receive Outstanding Service Award

Several Fostoria police officers received an award from the Owens Community College Alumni Association today for their work on a fraud investigation last year. Detective Brandon Bell; officers Cory Brian, Gabe Wedge, Evan Ely, Nate Elliott; and dispatcher Karen Nesbitt were...