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Common, Oyelowo diversify film academy membership

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart, David Oyelowo, Common, Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Stone are now members of the film academy. Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the names of 322 new members Friday, calling them “a more diverse and...
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Injured hand shelves ‘Tonight’ show

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello NEW YORK (AP) — “Tonight” show host Jimmy Fallon is on the shelf following a hand injury that required minor surgery Friday and forced NBC to cancel a taping of late-night TV’s most popular program. The “Tonight” show...

Casino reschedules Supernaturalists show after accident

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — A show by The Supernaturalists at Foxwoods Resort Casino in eastern Connecticut will go on. A rehearsal accident prompted organizers to cancel the show’s opening night Thursday. But President and CEO Felix Rappaport says in a statement that...

Rescuers guided 2 around rattlesnake in mine near Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A National Park Service official says rescuers guided two cousins around a rattlesnake and out of a mine shaft near Lake Mead after they reported they feared they would be bitten. Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover says the cousins, ages 19 and 12,...

Swollen Colorado rivers force rafters to seek calmer waters

DENVER (AP) — Rapidly melting snow and heavy spring rains are sending Colorado’s rivers tumbling out of the mountains, so far claiming the lives of at least 11 people and forcing some whitewater rafting companies to seek out calmer rapids and to stock extra safety...
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A look at gay marriage reaction from across US

AP Photo/Kenneth Denson Some snapshots of Americans reacting to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. — TEXAS Customers at a Dallas comic-book store were confronted by a sign Friday warning that Red...

Court rails against judge who didn’t show for jury duty

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge won’t punish a Kansas judge who didn’t show up for jury duty in federal court. Sedgwick County District Judge Michael Hoelscher failed to appear for jury duty June 15. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren wrote in an order Friday...

South Main Street closure planned Sunday

South Main Street will be closed between Sandusky and Lincoln streets from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, weather and contractor schedule permitting. The City of Findlay and Marathon Petroleum will be tying into the existing waterline on Main Street, according to the City of...
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AP Photos: Men’s champs at Wimbledon from Lacoste to Federer

AP Photo LONDON (AP) — With the dominance of the “Big Four” showing signs of fraying in men’s tennis, this year’s Wimbledon could be the most unpredictable in years. Only Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won on the...
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Towns and Tyus arrive, Bjelica coming next to Timberwolves

AP Photo/Kathy Willens MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones have arrived in Minnesota, and another important piece is soon to follow. The Timberwolves drafted Towns No. 1 overall on Thursday night, then traded up to No. 24 to get Jones, the hometown point...