Feds: Ohio Men Killed 2 Witnesses Of Drug Activity, Beating

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The government says two Ohio men have been arrested on allegations of killing two women to keep them from talking to police about drug activity and a severe assault. Federal prosecutors say Antwan Hutchinson and Michael Favors killed the women Feb. 23...

Manchin Says Senate Backing Retired Miners’ Benefits

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the Senate backs permanently extending health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire after April. Manchin says Wednesday the permanent fix...

NBA fines Rockets owner $100,000 for confronting referee

FILE – This April 21, 2017 file photo shows Leslie Alexander, owner of the Houston Rockets, looking over a stat sheet during the third quarter of the team’s first-round NBA basketball playoff game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City. Alexander has been...

Central players in Rodney King riots and where they are now

AP Photo/David Longstreath LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of the key players have died. Others have gone on quietly with their lives in the 25 years since a jury acquitted four white police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. Days of deadly rioting...

Those caught up in 1992 LA riot reflect on causes, changes

AP Photo/Reed Saxon LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dee Young remembers April 29, 1992, the way most Americans of a certain age recall Sept. 11 – it’s indelibly etched in his memory as the day his world and that of thousands of others changed forever. The 27-year-old...

Lawmakers: Congress close to deal on coal miners' benefits

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said Wednesday. A “permanent” fix will be included...

Mnuchin: Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. treasury secretary says President Donald Trump “has no intention” of releasing his taxes returns to the public. Steve Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) made the comment while briefing reporters on the...

Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73

AP Photo/Reed Saxon NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking...

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

FILE – In this April 7, 2017, file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, center, speaks during NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors return to the practice court following a day off after their first-round sweep of Portland, with coach...

Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin takes a question in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where he discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — Dismissing concerns about ballooning...