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Obama: Russia can’t ‘run roughshod’ over neighbors

President Barack Obama speaks at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Brussels, Belgium. Obama is on a one day trip to Belgium to shore up commitments he received from allies in The Hague, Netherlands, to reassure Eastern Europeans members of NATO that the...

Charlotte, NC, mayor facing corruption charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of North Carolina’s largest city has been arrested on public corruption charges. U.S. Attorney Anne Tompkins said Wednesday that Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is facing theft and bribery charges. Tompkins says Cannon solicited and...
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Kerry to meet with Palestinian leader in Jordan

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Amman, Jordan on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Kerry arrived in Jordan in hopes of jump-starting foundering Mideast peace talks just as Arab leaders released a communique saying they will never recognize Israel as a Jewish state. (AP...
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Official on deadly mudslide: ‘It haunts me’

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...

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...