Kasich’s Hopes Rest On A Contested Convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich had a gym full of cheering supporters and confetti as well as 66 brand new Republican presidential delegates after his home-state victory, but he’s got no mathematical path to win the GOP nomination outright. By winning the do-or-die...

FedEx 3Q profit falls but still beats Wall Street forecasts

AP Photo/Seth Perlman DALLAS (AP) — FedEx Corp. reported Wednesday that its third-quarter profit fell 19 percent due to legal costs and spending on acquisitions, but revenue rose and the results beat Wall Street expectations. The package delivery company also raised its...

California dog presumed drowned found safe 5 weeks later

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fishermen like to tell stories, but Nick Haworth will have a whopper of a tale. The California man’s beloved dog, Luna, has returned more than a month after she fell overboard in the Pacific Ocean and was presumed drowned. The 1 ½-year-old...

Before 1st NCAA Upsets Of 2016, Some Past Underdog Winners

Watch out, West Virginia. Be careful, California. Beware, Baylor. Same to Maryland, Utah and Indiana — and the rest of the teams with Nos. 1-8 seeds as the round of 64 gets underway Thursday in the NCAA Tournament. Well, maybe top seeds Kansas, North Carolina, Oregon and Virginia...

Polar Bear Escapes From Holding Area At Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a polar bear has escaped from a behind-the-scenes holding area but remains contained and doesn’t pose a threat to visitors. Zoo spokeswoman Michelle Curley says the female polar bear named Berit escaped late Wednesday morning....

Holy Cross tops Southern for first NCAA win in 63 years

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Robert Champion scored 19 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, to help Holy Cross beat Southern University 59-55 Wednesday night for its first NCAA Tournament victory in 63 years. Champion, a junior guard, also made two key free throws...

More than 12 punished for mistaken Afghan hospital attack

AP Photo/Najim Rahim WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen U.S. military personnel have been disciplined – but face no criminal charges – for mistakes that led to the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital that killed 42 people in Afghanistan last year,...

In ‘Midnight Special,’ Nichols lights sci-fi with sincerity

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Nichols’ “Midnight Special” – a sci-fi mystery that plays out in a clandestine, nocturnal chase from Texas to Florida – began with an idea of light in the writer-director’s mind, and a desire to recapture the cryptic...

Holy Cross tops Southern 59-55 in sloppy First 4 game.

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Robert Champion scored 19 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, to help Holy Cross beat Southern University 59-55 Wednesday night for its first NCAA Tournament victory since 1953. Champion, a junior guard, also hit two key free throws...

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. OBAMA CHOOSES FEDERAL APPEALS JUDGE FOR SUPREME COURT The nomination of Merrick Garland is likely a non-starter in the Senate. Republican leaders want to wait to fill the...