After fatal attack, theme parks weigh alligator warnings

In the shadow of the Magic Kingdom Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Officers search for the body of a young boy Wednesday, June 15, 2016 after the boy was snatched off the shore and dragged underwater by an alligator Tuesday night at Grand Floridian Resort at Disney World...

Kroger 1Q Profit Jumps, Topping Forecasts

NEW YORK (AP) — Kroger Co. on Thursday reported a 9.8 percent rise in fiscal first-quarter profit on higher sales as it expanded its offerings and online ordering services. Its shares rose almost 3 percent in morning trading. The supermarket chain reported it earned $680 million,...

Public Pays Respects To Former GOP Senator And Ohio Governor

CLEVELAND (AP) — The public is paying its respects to former U.S. senator, Ohio governor and Cleveland mayor George Voinovich. The 79-year-old Voinovich died in his sleep last Sunday at his home in Cleveland. The public has been invited to pass by Voinovich’s casket...

NASA spacecraft barreling toward Jupiter for July 4 meetup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is on track to rendezvous with Jupiter after a nearly five-year journey. The space agency said Thursday the encounter will occur on July 4. That’s when Juno will fire its main engine to slow down and slip into orbit around the...

CDC: 3 babies born in US with birth defects caused by Zika

NEW YORK (AP) — The government is reporting that three babies have been born in the U.S. with birth defects caused by the Zika virus. Birth defects from Zika were also seen in three other pregnancies that ended. Thursday’s report from the Centers for Disease Control...

Josh Radnor, F. Murray Abraham sign on to 'White Rabbit'

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Radnor of “How I Met Your Mother” and F. Murray Abraham of “Homeland” are the latest actors to volunteer putting themselves in an unfamiliar place onstage with “White Rabbit Red Rabbit.” The play requires no set or...

'Wicked' movie slated for Dec. 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long-gestating film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical “Wicked” has been slated for a release on Dec. 20, 2019, Universal Pictures announced Thursday. No cast has been set yet, but composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz will be...

The Latest: Nap, movie helps LeBron prepare for Game 6

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James answers questions during a news conference after practice for Game 6 of the NBA basketball Finals, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers will play the Golden State Warriors Thursday night in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)...

Kroger Tops 1Q Profit Forecasts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger Co. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $680 million. On a per-share basis, the Cincinnati-based company said it had profit of 70 cents. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks...

CIA director: US hasn’t been able to curb IS global reach

CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2016, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the Islamic State. Brennan said that the Islamic State remains “formidable” and “resilient,” is training and...