‘Weiner’ explores nuance in disgraced politician’s scandal

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — Directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg had always intended to try to elevate disgraced politician Anthony Weiner’s story above the sensationalism of the sexting scandal that effectively ended his congressional career. What they...

Review: Shelton’s album is a mix of show-stoppers, gimmicks

Blake Shelton, “If I’m Honest” (Warner Music Nashville) If his time on “The Voice” has done anything for Blake Shelton, it has sent him further down the road toward crowd-pleasing, show-stopping songs that build toward a moment when the audience can...

Review: Bob Dylan returns to standards on ‘Fallen Angels’

Bob Dylan, “Fallen Angels” (Columbia Records) After his own songs have been covered by hundreds of artists over the past half century, Bob Dylan is turning the tables for a second time in as many years. On “Fallen Angels,” which comes a year after the...

Jury To Consider If Ohioan Should Be Executed For Killing 3

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury in Cleveland is expected to hear final arguments Thursday and could begin deciding whether to recommend that a man be sentenced to death for killing three women and wrapping their bodies in garbage bags. Prosecutors told jurors on Wednesday that...

German shepherd survives 5 weeks on California freeway

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Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill criminalizing performing abortion

AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Any doctor who performs an abortion in Oklahoma could be charged with a felony and punished with up to three years in prison under a bill that the Legislature passed Thursday. The measure is the first of its kind in the nation,...

Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

AP Photo/Jay LaPrete NEW YORK (AP) — The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a...

Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

AP Photo/Jay LaPrete NEW YORK (AP) — The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a...

Veteran ’60 Minutes’ newsman Morley Safer dies at 84

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — Morley Safer, the veteran “60 Minutes” correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in...

Hazardous materials drill planned for Saturday

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency is conducting a full-scale hazardous material drill on Saturday. The drill is set to begin at 9 a.m. at the University of Findlay’s All Hazards Training Facility, 5000 Fostoria Ave., according to the agency, and should run...