White House aide's tirade tests editors and producers

NEW YORK (AP) — A presidential aide’s explosion of profanity while talking to a reporter about his new White House colleagues tested newsroom leaders Thursday, forcing decisions about whether to use the graphic language or leave much of what he said to the imagination...

'Mindy Project' final season promises clarity on key romance

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers of “The Mindy Project” say the series’ final season will provide some clarity on the main character’s key romantic relationship. Creator and star Mindy Kaling and executive producer Matt Warburton said...
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Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 56 47 .544 — New York 53 46 .535 1 Tampa Bay 53 49 .520 2½ Baltimore 48 53 .475 7 Toronto 47 54 .465 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 55 45 .550 — Kansas City 53 47 .530 2 Minnesota 49 51...
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Area sports: Four area grads earn OHSAA scholarships

COLUMBUS — Four area athletes who recently graduated were among the 186 statewide to be awarded scholarships by the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Thirty-six of the honorees will receive $1,000 awards from the OHSAA, including six (one from each district) who will...

Officer dies after shot multiple times in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis, authorities said Thursday. Lt. Aaron Allen of the Southport Police Department was responding to a call about a crash with people...

Feds expand probe into Ford Explorer exhaust fume leaks

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs, adding two model years and nearly 400,000 vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe now...

Working with Cosby? Tiffany Haddish says she was joking

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Girls Trip” breakout star Tiffany Haddish says she was just joking when she said she wanted to work with Bill Cosby. Haddish told reporters Thursday that she made the remarks during a day of interviews and was trying to be funny...

Marathon profits fall to $515 million

Higher prices for the crude oil it buys and refines dropped Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s profit by 36 percent in the April-June quarter to $515 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings translated to $1 per share. Second-quarter sales rose 9 percent to $18.35 billion with...

US-Mexico border mayors worry about NAFTA makeover

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association since Donald Trump became president of the United States was marked Thursday by worries that more limits on trade could stifle economic growth in a region of 12 million people stretching from...

Contractor appeals delay Trump border wall prototypes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that prototypes for a proposed border wall with Mexico have been delayed until November because two companies have objected to the bidding process, dealing another setback to the president’s aggressive timetable...