Authorities search for brothers in couple’s disappearance

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two brothers who were involved in a property dispute with a missing Washington state couple. Neighbors reported Patrick Shunn and his wife, Monique Patenaude, of Arlington missing on Tuesday when their livestock was left...

Oklahoma City a defining moment in Merrick Garland’s career

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer WASHINGTON (AP) — In Judge Merrick Garland’s courthouse office in Washington, there’s a framed photo of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after the 1995 bombing that ripped away most of its front. There’s also a...

911 caller won’t be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

A 911 caller won’t be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in a Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot the shopper, who’d picked up an air rifle from a shelf, a special prosecutor said Monday. The decision was made by Mark Piepmeier, the same prosecutor who had...

How 4 AP reporters got the story ‘Seafood from Slaves’

NEW YORK (AP) — An expose of slavery in Southeast Asia’s fishing industry, awarded the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday, was born from a painstaking, yearlong investigation by four Associated Press reporters who documented the harsh treatment of fishermen held...

The Latest: Judge To Set Trial For Capitol Plot Suspect

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the competency hearing for Capitol terror plot suspect Christopher Lee Cornell (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A psychologist who has met repeatedly with a suburban Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic...

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ wins Pulitzer for drama

NEW YORK (AP) — “Hamilton,” the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama, honoring creator Lin-Manuel Miranda for a dazzling musical has captured popular consciousness like few Broadway shows. The Columbia...

The Latest: Florida papers win prize for investigative work

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the 100th-annual Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The Tampa Bay Times and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune have won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for a project on mental hospitals....

BVH chief ‘very interested’ in drawing patients seeking joint replacements

Blanchard Valley Hospital and Findlay’s orthopedic doctors are gunning to this year draw patients from Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Kentucky for knee and hip replacements. “We’re very interested in that,” said Scott Malaney, chief executive officer of Blanchard Valley...

Heyward to Cardinals fans: Bring on the boos

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward expected a harsh reception by St. Louis Cardinals fans. He sort of looked forward to it. “If somebody boos me here, that means they were not happy to see me leave,” Heyward said Monday before making his first appearance in a...

Clinton, Trump seek to quiet critics in New York primaries

NEW YORK (AP) — From a car wash in Queens to a hockey arena in Buffalo, both parties’ presidential candidates spread out across New York Monday in a final quest for votes, a surreal scene for a state that hasn’t experienced contested White House primaries in...