Josh Duggar in rehab after admitting to pornography habit

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Duggar has entered rehab….

Portman visits union hall, talks tire tariffs

Republican Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, was welcomed as a “friend” and “ally” by unionized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. workers at their union hall today. Portman became part of the successful effort to impose tariffs this year on Chinese tire imports when he submitted testimony to...

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died...

Slain TV reporter, cameraman were team working on careers

The television reporter and cameraman who were killed Wednesday while they were doing a live shot for the morning show were a young team at the beginning of their careers….

Mormons keep affiliation with Boy Scouts despite gay leaders

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church – the nation’s largest sponsor of Boy Scout units – is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to allow gay troop leaders….

Some Dish channels go dark due to spat with their owner

NEW YORK (AP) — Dish said Wednesday that 129 local stations in 79 different markets have gone dark for its customers because of a fight with the channels’ owner, Sinclair Broadcasting….

Details on WDBJ, 2 slain journalists

A few details on WDBJ and the two TV journalists who were slain Wednesday morning as they reported a news story:…

1st enlisted female sub sailors start training in Groton

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy’s “silent service” began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military’s few remaining...

South Sudan leader signs peace deal amid sanctions threat

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months since the start of fighting between the army and rebels led by his former deputy….

Monsanto abandons takeover bid for Swiss rival Syngenta

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected its latest offer of roughly $47 billion….