Prep Cross Country Preview: Elmwood’s Mohre, SW’s DeHaven top list of area CC returnees

There was no better way for Makayla Mohre to cap her junior season that with an All-Ohio finish at the OHSAA state cross country championships at National Trail Raceway. Mohre, who only started running cross country as a sophomore, picked off 18 runners during the final mile at...

Lawyers: US-born kids harmed by denial of birth certificates

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Lawyers asked a judge to intervene on the behalf of immigrant families who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because Texas health officials refused to recognize as valid certain forms of foreign identifications, according to...

Security guard, gunman dead after federal building shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — An armed veteran slipped through a side door of a federal building on Friday and shot a security guard in the head, killing him, before fatally shooting himself, police said….

Levee removed from Army Corps’ flood-control plan

On the eighth anniversary of Findlay’s catastrophic 2007 flood, the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday announced it would drop a proposed levee from its Blanchard River flood-control plan, and modify its Eagle Creek diversion channel. Corps officials said widening the base of the...

New Orleans rises decade after Katrina _ but gaps remain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As people search for words to describe New Orleans’ recovery a decade after Hurricane Katrina, they sometimes use words verging on the Biblical – an economic and cultural resurrection, a rising from the ashes….

Q&A: What a stock market ‘correction’ means to you

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market’s steep decline this week has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average into what is known as “correction” territory….

Cancer forces Jimmy Carter to slow down but not stop work

ATLANTA (AP) — Cancer in his brain is forcing Jimmy Carter to slow down, but the 90-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is insisting on keeping up with some of the humanitarian work that has sustained him since leaving the White House as a one-term president 35 years ago….

10 years after Katrina, ‘New’ New Orleans leaves many behind

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talking about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people here often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and cultural resurrection….

CEO of cheating website said to be devoted husband

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The founder of the adultery site Ashley Madison built his livelihood around the unconventional philosophy that cheating is a natural part of married life….

Facing anger, NYC theater company adds female-written play

NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan Theater Club, one of New York’s foremost nonprofit theater companies, has added a play written by a woman to its upcoming season in the face of criticism that seven of its upcoming offerings were all penned by white men….