AP EXPLAINS: Armed group occupies federal land in Oregon

AP Photo/Rebecca Boone BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An armed group is occupying a building at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon and asking supporters around the country to join them. They came to contest a judge’s order sending two ranchers back to prison for setting fires...

Manziel back in building as Browns pack away empty season

AP Photo/Ed Zurga BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel rejoined his teammates in time to pack up after another dismal season. Manziel was at the team’s headquarters Monday as the Browns regrouped one day after a loss to Pittsburgh and the firings of coach Mike Pettine...

What’s new for beneficiaries in a changing Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it’s coverage for end-of-life counseling or an experimental payment scheme for common surgeries, Medicare in 2016 is undergoing some of the biggest changes in its 50 years. Grandma’s Medicare usually just paid the bills as they came in....

‘It’s a real beauty’ _ Jimmy Buffett lyrics help tattoo shop

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A Virginia man who wants to open up a tattoo parlor in Key West can thank Jimmy Buffett’s “Margaritaville” for helping him with his latest court case. City officials twice referenced the song in opposition to Brad Buehrle’s...

Manziel back in building as Browns pack away empty season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel rejoined his teammates in time to pack up another dismal season. Manziel was at the team’s headquarters Monday as the Browns regrouped one day after a loss to Pittsburgh and the firings of coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray...

The Latest: UN envoy for Syria heads to Saudi, Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest developments after Saudi Arabia severs diplomatic ties with Tehran amid a dispute over Riyadh’s execution of an opposition Shiite cleric and attacks on Saudi diplomatic posts in Iran. (All times local.) 8:40 p.m. The U.N. envoy for Syria...

Questions and answers about free movement in Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) — Six countries in Europe’s document-free travel area now have wide-ranging border checks in place following Denmark’s decision on Monday to tighten controls on its southern border with Germany. Denmark made the move after Sweden imposed ID checks...

The Latest: Sudanese man who walked to UK granted asylum

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of people flee to Europe in search of asylum. All times local. 5:35 p.m. A Sudanese man who was arrested after walking through the 31-mile (50-kilometer) Channel Tunnel from France to England has been...

Hayes Presidential Center Closes For Overhaul

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A presidential library and museum center in Ohio has closed for a $1.3 million overhaul as officials prepare for the facility’s centennial celebration. The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums center dedicated to illustrating the life...

Ohio Gas Prices Average Same As Previous Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio drivers are seeing the same average price at the pump as they did a week ago. The state average for a gallon of regular fuel was about $1.89 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s the...