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Airman who inspired “Good Morning, Vietnam” film has died

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film “Good Morning, Vietnam,” has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer died...
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Airman who inspired “Good Morning, Vietnam” film has died

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film “Good Morning, Vietnam,” has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer died...
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Bicyclist hit after driver attempts to turn right on red

A bicyclist was hit at the corner of West Main Cross Street and South West Street Thursday at about 1:58 p.m., according to the Findlay Police Department. Kathleen Hassink, 65, of Van Buren, was driving a 2015 Chevy Traverse south on South West Street and had stopped at the West...

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Truffle treasures in the Drome region

Jul. 19, 2018 2:52 PM EDT ALPE D’HUEZ, France (AP) — As the Tour de France’s weary cyclists get some respite after three days scaling mountains, the race enters the terrain of a truffle that is so highly prized it’s nicknamed the “black...
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US political spending getting more secretive with IRS change

Political spending in the U.S. is about to become even more secretive after the IRS this week dropped a requirement that many nonprofits have to provide lists of their major donors. The federal government will stop collecting donor information from certain types of nonprofit...
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Bill aims to block foreign ownership of election systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after Maryland officials announced that an election service vendor was acquired by a company linked to a Russian oligarch, two congressmen are introducing legislation requiring that election systems vendors are owned and controlled by domestic...
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Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. undergoes back surgery

Jul. 19, 2018 2:46 PM EDT Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. undergoes back surgery AP-BKN–Nuggets-Porter Surgery <!– –> DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. has undergone back surgery in Dallas and there is no timetable for...
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Cameroon military, separatists blamed for ‘grave abuses’

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Violent tensions between Cameroon’s government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180,000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said Thursday in a new report that blames both sides for “grave abuses”...
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Marcia Chambers, former AP and Times reporter, dies at 78

Jul. 19, 2018 2:36 PM EDT HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Marcia Chambers, a reporter who covered high-profile crimes for The Associated Press and The New York Times, wrote a book about discrimination by golf clubs and later in life founded an online news site covering her...
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Average US mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 4.52 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 4.52 percent from 4.53 percent last week. Despite the decline in recent weeks, long-term loan rates...
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