Donahue fired as Boston College basketball coach

BOSTON (AP) — Steve Donahue has been fired as Boston College’s basketball coach after an 8-24 season. The Eagles failed to reach the NCAA tournament in his four years in the job. Athletic director Brad Bates made the announcement Tuesday with one year left on the...
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Stones call off tour after L’Wren Scott’s death

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones have called off tour dates in Australia and New Zealand following the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott. The iconic band said in a statement Tuesday they “are deeply sorry and...

Health Insurance Signs-ups Urged For Ohio Students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A colorful bus is rolling through Ohio encouraging college students to sign up for health plans through the new insurance marketplace by a March 31 deadline. Get Covered America’s bus tour includes stops in Dayton, Columbus and Cleveland. Free...
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Biden in Lithuania for talks with Baltic leaders

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a press conference with Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski after their meeting in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Biden arrived in Warsaw for consultations with Prime Minister Donald Tusk and President...
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Seattle station ID’s 2 killed in helicopter crash

The wreckage of a news helicopter sits on a city street after crashing Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle. A news helicopter crashed into a city street near Seattle’s Space Needle on Tuesday, killing two people, critically injuring a person in a car on the ground and...
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What if the missing Malaysia plane is never found?

AP Photo WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart’s. Ten days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared with 239 people aboard, an exhaustive international search has produced no sign of the Boeing...

Women’s NCAA tourney graduation rates best men

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Women’s teams competing in the NCAA tournament are graduating their players at a higher rate than their male counterparts. A study released Tuesday by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport shows the...
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2 killed in fiery news helicopter crash in Seattle

Caution tape surrounds the charred wreckage of a news helicopter and two vehicles after the chopper crashed into a city street near the Space Needle, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle. Two people were killed and another critically injured. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear) Caution...
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In Syrian spillover, hostilities swell in Lebanon

Sand barrier block the main road that link to the predominantly Sunni town of Arsal, seen on the top background, which was set by angry resident of predominately Shiite town of Labweh, near the border with Syria, northeast Lebanon, Monday March 17, 2014. Several rockets struck...

The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks

iBook charts for week ending March 17, 2014: Top Paid Books 1. Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 2. Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 3. Allegiant by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) 4. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Penguin Group US)...