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Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

ALT CROP – US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wave at the Israel museum in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner) JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and...

Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a civil rights group alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit over school funding. The lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center on behalf of four black...

The Latest: Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump has sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that proposes to eliminate the deficit in a decade while protecting...

NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement with Target

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general is announcing that 47 states and the District of Columbia have reached an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corp. to resolve the states’ probe into the discounter’s massive pre-Christmas data breach in 2013....

More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican parade

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast NEW YORK (AP) — More sponsors have dropped out of New York City’s Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. AT&T and JetBlue...

Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast. In a video posted on Cecily Tynan’s social media accounts , she can be seen giving the details for Memorial Day weekend...

Residents In Akron Want More Done About Problems At Park

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Residents in Akron want city leaders to do more to address violence at a park where gunshots scattered children earlier this month. The Akron Beacon Journal reports ( ) that the local baseball association has hired an off-duty Akron police officer to patrol the...

Ohio Pulls Back Unbid $71 Million Lottery Contract Request

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s lottery commission has pulled back a request for an unbid $71 million contract for the Greek company that runs the state’s gambling operations. The commission wanted the state Controlling Board to approve a two-year contract with Intralot...

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress...

The Latest: Survivors say pre-show security was haphazard

People attend a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, Tuesday May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on Monday night. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the...