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Chile’s Valparaiso still aflame; 12 dead; 500 hurt

Firefighters take a break from battling blazes after an out of control forest fire reached urban areas in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, early Monday April 14, 2014. Firefighters struggled for a second night to contain blazes that reached this port city, killing at least a dozen...
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Green jacket and golden moment for Bubba Watson

AP Photo/David J. Phillip AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — For all the crazy stunts Bubba Watson does for fun, the green jacket was off limits. When he won the Masters for the first time in 2012, he went to New York the next day for a media tour. He wore his green jacket walking the...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Marietta Times, April 12 Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims. Children don’t know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they...

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer’s...
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Space station launch Monday despite dead computer

FILE – This Tuesday, March 26, 2013 file photo provided by NASA shows the release of the SpaceX Dragon-2 spacecraft from the International Space Station. NASA is pressing ahead, on Monday, April 14, 2014, with the planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer...

Police demand DNA from 527 males in rape case

PARIS (AP) — French police demanded that male students and staff at a high school in western France — 527 people in total — give DNA samples as they searched for the assailant who raped a teenage girl. The DNA dragnet started Monday in La Rochelle, and...
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$6M bail set for Utah woman in dead babies case

This photo provided by the Utah County jail shows Megan Huntsman, who was booked into the Utah County jail on suspicion of killing six of her newborn children over the past decade. Seven dead babies were found in a garage at a Pleasant Grove home where Huntsman lived up until...
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Barry Trotz out as coach of the Predators

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Barry Trotz, the NHL’s longest tenured head coach with one team, will not be back for a 16th season with the Nashville Predators. The Predators announced Monday they have told Trotz his contract will not be renewed and...

Crash hospitalizes Findlay man

BENTON RIDGE — Impaired driving recently hospitalized a Findlay man, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Jonathan Leonard-Fackler, 31, at 9:50 p.m. Sunday lost control of his grey 2003 Chrysler 300 north on Hancock 54 near Blanchard Township 79, according to Deputy...

APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes over US warship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military official says a Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region. The official says the fighter flew within 1,000...