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...

Findlay man sentenced to 8 years for baseball bat assault

A Findlay man who contended he is “not a monster” despite attacking two others with a baseball bat was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison. Shawn R. Yeater, 25, admitted entering 406 E. Lima St., Apt. A., and striking two men on July 10. The assault...
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Key events in Egypt since the 2011 uprising

In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt’s State Television, Egypt’s military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks in a nationally televised speech, announcing that he will run for president, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. In a nationally televised...

High school students need a better school-life balance

Regarding the March 24 Style article “Pushing for a course correction,” about McLean High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association President Wilma Bowers: Thank heavens for a dose of good sense in this soulless, highly competitive suburb filled with goggle-eyed soccer moms in...

A select list write holiday cards

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Better public transit infrastructure, technology is the ticket to more riders

David King, Michael Manville and Michael Smart pointed out in their March 21 Washington Forum commentary, “Get on board: Transit is in trouble,” that transit ridership has not kept up with population growth since 2008. They didn’t mention, however, that driving, as measured...

Religious freedom of employees needs to be respected, too

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