The Latest: Kirkpatrick returns to Bengals

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2017 file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md. In a move that seemed the most likely at this point in the odd dance between Kirk...

Advocates To Lobby Congress For Great Lakes Cleanup Program

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Supporters of a Great Lakes cleanup program are taking their case to Congress as preliminary budget figures suggest the Trump administration may try to cut nearly all its funding. The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition represents nearly 150...

Trump transition knew Flynn might register as foreign agent

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, who was fired from the White House last month, has registered as a...

California to give the green light to truly driverless cars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cars with no steering wheel and nobody at all inside could be driving themselves on California roads by the end of the year. In a powerful boost to the industry from the nation’s most populous state, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles...

GOP plan less generous than Obamacare for older Americans

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, left, talks with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. during a news conference on health care, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hate “Obamacare,” so House GOP leaders freak out...

USOC anti-doping paper calls for WADA independence

FILE – In this Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, Travis Tygart, the chief executive officer of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Olympic Committee has released an anti-doping position paper, calling for greater independence of the World...

As Trump era begins, readers flock to dystopian fiction

AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) — Save the light reading for later. In 2017, dystopian fiction is all the rage. Gloomy classics depicting societies gone terribly wrong have shot to the top of best-seller lists like Amazon in recent months, including George...

New Isabel Allende novel coming this fall

AP Photo/Eva Font NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Allende’s next novel is a love story set in Brooklyn and South America about a human rights scholar and an immigrant from Guatemala. The novel is called “In the Midst of Winter,” although it is scheduled to come...

RG3 and out: Browns release quarterback Robert Griffin III

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) rolls out as he looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh . A person familiar with the decision says the Browns are...

Parents question school’s slave auction poster assignment

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Posters for slave auctions created by fifth-graders have been removed from the wall of a New Jersey elementary school hallway after some parents questioned the assignment. The South Orange School District is planning a community meeting to discuss...