Columbus Police To Review 3,000 DNA Test Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus police chief says the agency is reviewing around 3,000 DNA test results, saying updated reporting procedures weren’t always followed. Chief Kim Jacobs says some reports given to investigators, prosecutors, defense attorneys and courts...
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AP PHOTOS: Popes meetings with US presidents

FILE – In this June 13, 2008, file photo, Pope Benedict XVI and US President George W. Bush walk in the Vatican Gardens during their meeting at the Vatican. President Obama is scheduled to meet Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Vatican. (AP...
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Syrian rebels battle deeper into coastal province

In this Monday, March 24, 2014 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian soldiers carry the coffin of the commander of the pro-government National Defense Forces Hilal Assad, during his funeral at a hospital in Latakia province, Syria. State TV reported late...

Buckeyes Seek Replacement For RB Carlos Hyde

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Now that Carlos Hyde is gone from Ohio State’s backfield along with his 1,521 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns, there’s a gaping hole in the lineup. Ezekiel Elliott, the leading returning rusher at running back with 262 yards on only 30 carries,...

Missing plane ‘black box’ chirps gone by mid-April

Equipment inside two nearly indestructible boxes aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane recorded critical information that would help investigators reconstruct what went wrong. The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have beacons that are sending out...
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Floating objects seen in Flight 370 search area

Malaysia’s Defense Minister and acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein shows a printout of the latest satellite image of objects that might be from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 26, 2014....

IRS Chief: Producing Documents Could Take Years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Internal Revenue Service told House Republicans on Wednesday that it would take years to provide all the documents they have subpoenaed in their probe of how the agency handled tea party groups’ applications for tax-exempt status. The...

Q&A: How The Health Law Penalty Takes Its Bite

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems...

World Vision reverses decision to hire gays

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing a firestorm of protest, the prominent Christian relief agency World Vision on Wednesday reversed a two-day-old policy change that would have allowed it to hire Christians in same-sex marriages in the US. The aid group sent a letter to supporters...
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Navy: Sailor died at Va. base protecting colleague

FILE – In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world’s largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian...