The Latest: Major break to be announced in missing men probe

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the search in Pennsylvania for four missing men (all times local): 11:30 p.m. A Pennsylvania prosecutor plans to announce at midnight Wednesday a major development in the investigation of four missing men. The four...

Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night. The 25th annual show honoring the past year’s top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning,...

McConnell rolling out new GOP health bill to uncertain fate

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., second from left, and others, participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, to say that his group wants to delay the traditional August recess until work is accomplished on...

Trump seeks consensus with France despite differences

U.S President Donald Trump and FirstLady Melania arrive at Orly airport, south of Paris, Thursday July 13, 2017. Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, are looking to set aside differences on trade and climate change and find common ground as they meet ahead of...

Harry Reid, Nevada governor push bipartisan energy effort

AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Two key players in the Republican and Democratic parties in Nevada are teaming up to host a clean-energy talk as the White House abandons a worldwide agreement to curb climate change and states are moving to the forefront...

On plane: 1 long wanted to be a Marine, 1 close to retiring

AP Photo/Gerry Broome The 15 Marines and a Navy sailor killed in a plane crash Monday in Mississippi came from all over the country. Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Nine were based out of Stewart Air...

Afghan girls will be allowed into US for robotics contest

AP Photo/Ahmad Seir WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials will allow a group of Afghan girls into the country to participate in an international robotics competition after President Donald Trump intervened, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Wednesday,...
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Thursday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 50 39 .562 — New York 45 41 .523 3½ Tampa Bay 47 43 .522 3½ Baltimore 42 46 .477 7½ Toronto 41 47 .466 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 47 40 .540 — Minnesota 45 43 .511 2½ Kansas City 44 43...
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Ohio Amateur: All area players miss the cut

SPRINGFIELD — Most area golfers improved their scores on Wednesday but none were able to advance following the second round of the 2017 Ohio Amateur Golf Championship. Van Buren senior-to-be Brandon Wehrle made one of the biggest jumps of the tournament, slicing 10 strokes...

Heisman winner Jackson headlines start of ACC media days

In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 file photo, ACC Commissioner John Swofford answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C. The Atlantic Coast Conference won big in football in 2016. So it’s fitting the league...