Shonda Rhimes tells all _ about how to be a screenwriter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes, the TV mastermind whose hits include “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” keeps a lid on plot twists. But she’s giving aspiring screenwriters a behind-the-scenes look at how to succeed in her craft. In six...

Proposed Sanctuary City Ban Plugged On Pro-white Host’s Show

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker says she wouldn’t have promoted her proposed Ohio ban of “sanctuary cities” on a radio show if she’d known that its host advocates white culture and power. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports Rep. Candice Keller, of...

Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

In these undated photos from 2016, a Grand Canyon National Park employee operates a drone at the park. The Grand Canyon is the only national park with its own fleet of unmanned aircraft for reaching people who have gotten lost, stranded, injured or killed. Under a program that...

Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to ‘doubtful’ for Game 3

FILE – In this March 25, 2017, file photo, Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic drives to the basket on Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore. The Blazers upgraded Nurkic to doubtful for Game 3 of their playoff...

Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS

A bullet hole is pictured on a shopwindow of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government’s...

The Latest: Federal Reserve official optimistic on economy

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on global finance meetings (all times local): 1 p.m. The No. 2 official at the Federal Reserve says he agrees with the assessment of the International Monetary Fund that the global economy’s prospects are looking...

The Latest: OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on negotiations on a budget bill (all times local): 1:25 p.m. The Office of Management and Budget has begun taking routine steps in preparation for a potential government shutdown that the White House is hoping to avoid....

Madison Bumgarner lands on DL after dirt bike accident

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) DENVER (AP) — Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner was...

Ohio Family Members Plead For Tips To Solve Massacre Of 8

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio a year ago. Geneva Rhoden, who lost two sons, three grandchildren and a nephew in the slayings, said she is begging anyone with information to come...