Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Chicago at D.C. United, 4 p.m. Montreal at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Colorado, 6 p.m. Houston at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Portland at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m. Columbus at...
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Masiello’s lack of degree costs him USF hoop job

AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida’s deal to hire Steve Masiello as its new basketball coach has fallen apart because the rising young star doesn’t have a college degree. The Bulls confirmed Wednesday that they had an agreement in...

Court Wants Answers On Ohio Flooding Compensation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the state to respond to complaints by landowners near Ohio’s largest inland lake that compensation for flooding losses has been delayed again. At issue is how fast the Department of Natural Resources has responded to...
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Relax, Rachel Zoe is not judging your outfit

AP Photo/Dan Hallman NEW YORK (AP) — If you happen to spot celebrity stylist and designer Rachel Zoe out and about, do not worry. She’s not judging you. The woman responsible for dressing the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Sofia Vergara and Jennifer Garner swears when...

Obama worries NATO allies spending less on defense

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s concerned that some NATO allies are reducing their spending on defense. Obama says for collective defense to work, everybody has to pitch in. Obama says NATO can’t just be a U.S. or British exercise. Obama spoke...
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Officials sort out number of missing from mudslide

A flag, put up by volunteers helping search the area, stands in the ruins of a home left at the end of a deadly mudslide from the now-barren hillside seen about a mile behind, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that...

Inmates Kept In Cells After Ohio Jail Loses Power

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Inmates are being locked down in their cells after a county jail in northwestern Ohio lost power. Electricity went out at the Lucas County jail in downtown Toledo early Tuesday evening and remained out Wednesday morning. Power company officials say an...

$20 Million Expansion For Biery Cheese

PLOVER, Wis. (AP) — An Ohio-based cheese processor is investing nearly $20 million in a plant its purchased in central Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. says Biery Cheese Co. will upgrade a facility in the Portage County community of Plover. Biery Cheese...
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Crimea besieged by Ukraine control of power, water

AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (AP) — Within days of Crimea being swallowed up by Russia, the lights began flickering out. Officials in the peninsula accused Ukraine of halving electricity supplies in order to bully Crimea, which voted earlier this month in a...

Florida overcomes GOP barriers to enroll uninsured

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts to 3.5 million uninsured and leading the fight to repeal the law. Yet...