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Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

AP Photo/Ron Schwane COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years. The proposal...

Snyder urges Michigan House to OK incentives to land Foxconn

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led Michigan House to pass economic development tax incentives when it meets in July, saying there’s still time to lure a Taiwanese electronics giant to the state. Snyder told The Associated Press Friday...

Olivia Wilde on totalitarianism, babies and split lips

NEW YORK (AP) — As an actress, Olivia Wilde has lots of reasons why making her Broadway debut in George Orwell’s dystopian thriller “1984” is special. As a mother, she has just two: her young children. “Well certainly becoming a mother helped me...

For 'Okja,' growing a GMO pig from page to screen

NEW YORK (AP) — The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon-ho’s “Okja” is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant. It’s a hybrid...

New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, 2017, by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate. The expansion...

NASCAR crew chief Knaus missing race notes after theft

FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, Jimmie Johnson, left, talks with crew chief Chad Knaus in the garage during a practice session for a NASCAR auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Seven-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus...

Depp’s ‘assassin’ comments the latest in celebrity anger

Actor Johnny Depp greets fans at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance...

The Latest: Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a stabbing of a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan (all times local): — 10:45 a.m. Doctors say the Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what federal authorities are...

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain on Friday tripped over the first item in their Brexit talks – protecting the rights of each other’s citizens – highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their marathon...

Sears closes another 20 stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is closing another 20 stores as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business. Real estate investment trust Seritage, which owns the 20 real estate properties, confirmed the closings- 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores – in a government...