In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last

Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as...

Rising GOP figure Tom Cotton in Iowa as Trump faces turmoil

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as she testifies in front of the Senate Banking Committee in Washington. Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton was meeting Friday, May 19, 2017 with Republican...

Coroner: Body Identified As Missing Ohio Teenager

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the body found last week in a northeast Ohio field is a missing 13-year-old girl last seen with a convicted rapist. The Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County Coroner’s office Thursday said Kara Zdanczewski’s body...

Celtics’ Thomas sits out 2nd half with right hip strain

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) tries to move the ball in front of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — The...

Cavs set NBA record with 41-point halftime lead

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James trades high-fives with teammates Iman Shumpert, left, and Deron Williams, right, during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise...

Ohio House Sidelines Bailout Of 2 FirstEnergy Nuclear Plants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents are praising a decision to suspend deliberations on a proposed bailout of Ohio’s two nuclear plants, even as Akron-based FirstEnergy continues to push for the deal. House Public Utilities Chairman Bill Seitz (syts) discontinued testimony on...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 14: Manchester 3, Adirondack 1 Saturday, April 15: Manchester 4, Adirondack 2 Tuesday, April 18: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1 Thursday, April 20: Manchester 2, Adirondack 1 Saturday, April 22: Adirondack 2, Manchester 1 Tuesday, April 25: Manchester 6, Adirondack 5,...

Red Sox ace David Price struggles in minor league start

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Boston Red Sox ace David Price allowed three runs on five hits and lasted only two innings in making his first minor league rehab start since straining his left elbow in late February. Price was pulled after making just 65 pitches, which was 25 short of...

Trial Date Delayed For Bundy, Sons In Nevada Standoff Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Las Vegas is pushing back the trial date for Nevada rancher and states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy, four of his sons and six other defendants until after a retrial for at least four men whose prosecution ended with a hung jury. Chief...

Spieth out at Nelson; Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old...