Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn’t hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into the National Museum of African American History and Culture weren’t going anywhere. It was an energetic...

Rotting radishes stinking up Pennsylvania town

JERSEY SHORE, Pa. (AP) — A television station has found the reason one central Pennsylvania town stinks: a field of decaying radishes. WNEP-TV (http://bit.ly/2jGF7LV ) began investigating after residents of in the town of Jersey Shore complained the odor was turning the...

The Latest: Chants of ‘This is what democracy looks like’

A Capitol Hill police officer watches the crowd before the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

The Latest: Signs of more survivors in Italy avalanche hotel

This frame from video shows Italian firefighters extracting a woman alive from under snow and debris of an hotel that was hit by an avalanche on Wednesday, in Rigopiano, central Italy, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Italian Firefighters/ANSA via AP) FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The...

How low? ‘Limbo Queen’ slips under airport bench on layover

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A world record holding limbo dancer gave passengers waiting for a flight at the Philadelphia airport some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal. Shemika Charles, who goes by “The Limbo Queen,” had a layover...

Trump’s big day underway: First, church before swearing-in

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrives for a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump’s inauguration day. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald...

Gore stays mum on Trump meeting, says 'it's not the last'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore said that while he wouldn’t divulge specifics about his December conversation with Donald Trump, it wasn’t “the last conversation.” Speaking to a packed auditorium in Park City following the...

Rescue crews find some 8 people alive after Italy avalanche

This frame from video shows Italian firefighters extracting a boy alive from under snow and debris of an hotel that was hit by an avalanche on Wednesday, in Rigopiano, central Italy, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Italian Firefighters/ANSA via AP) FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue...

Protesters make their mark on Trump’s inauguration

Protesters burn signs outside the National Press Building ahead of the presidential inauguration, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) WASHINGTON (AP) — Bearing signs reading “Let freedom ring” and “Free Palestine,”...

Mitchell Scores 24 In Win For No. 16 Ohio State Women

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 24 points and No. 16 Ohio State held off Wisconsin to take a 70-61 victory on Thursday night. The Buckeyes (16-5, 6-1 Big 10) led the Badgers (5-14, 0-6) by just a point at halftime. Wisconsin’s Kendall Shaw made two free throws...