Carey man killed in Seneca County crash

A Carey man was killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning on Seneca County 591, west of New Riegel, according to the Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol. The patrol reported that at 5:30 a.m., a vehicle being driven by Christopher Jacoby, 42, of Carey, was traveling...

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is joining her father’s administration as an official employee. The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House. She said she has “heard the concerns some have with my advising...

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is joining her father’s administration as an official employee. The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House. She said she has “heard the concerns some have with my advising...

Attorney to probe mental illness in Vegas bus shooting case

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court-appointed attorney says he’ll investigate whether mental illness is a possible defense for a man accused of shooting and killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker transit bus on the Las Vegas Strip last...

Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

AP Photo/Vahid Salemi BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty around President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and...

There are ways to make overseas travel more affordable, safe

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth DALLAS (AP) — Foreign travel is expensive and can be intimidating for some, but there are strategies for saving money and staying safe. International travel by Americans rose about 8 percent last year and is likely to rise again this year,...

Tracking phones: Insurers deny claims based on doubtful data

AP Photo/Elise Amendola HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn’t burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data. She was...

Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans

AP Photo/Paul Sancya WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t expect to see Rep. Maxine Waters anywhere near President Donald Trump anytime soon. The veteran California congresswoman has emerged as the passionate voice of resistance against the Trump administration, laying all...

Family and close friends say goodbye to George Michael

LONDON (AP) — Singer George Michael’s publicist says his funeral has been held in London. The private funeral ceremony took place Wednesday at Highgate Cemetery in north London. Michael’s publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, said in a statement it was...

Poehler, Offerman team up for NBC craft-making reality show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “Parks and Recreation” stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are reuniting for an NBC reality competition focused on craft making. The network says Poehler and Offerman will produce and host “The Handmade Project.” The series...