Trump critical of California cities

Video: Trump Blasts Calif., while inspecting border wall prototypes

By JULIE WATSON and JILL COLVIN SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting “the entire nation at risk” by refusing to take tough action...
Browns Joe Thomas comeback still tbd

Browns tackle Joe Thomas retires after 11 seasons, end of an era

The Cleveland Browns enter a new era, one without tackle Joe Thomas, who is retiring after 11 seasons with the team CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns star left tackle Joe Thomas has retired after 11 seasons in the NFL, ending a career in which he exemplified durability,...
Stephen Hawking obit perspective

A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist

PARIS (AP) — In his final years, the only thing connecting the brilliant physicist to the outside world was a couple of inches of frayed nerve in his cheek. As slowly as a word per minute, Stephen Hawking used the twitching of the muscle under his right eye to grind out his...
Nationwide student protests planned

Watch: News Minute March 14th

Wednesday March 14th AP News Minute video report: Pennsylvania Special Election too close to call; Stephen Hawking dead; Students walking out to protest gun violence; Northeast digging out from latest winter snowstorm.  

Browns star tackle Joe Thomas NFL future still in limbo as of 3/13

Update March 14th: Browns no longer awaiting decision from star tackle Joe Thomas, who announced his retirement By TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star tackle Joe Thomas has not informed the team of his future plans as Cleveland prepares to sign free agents. Thomas has been...
Afrin Kurds

Turkish forces launch assault on Kurdish town

Turkish forces surround Kurdish town Afrin in northern Syria By SARAH EL DEEB and SUZAN FRASER BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey said Tuesday its troops and allied Syrian fighters have encircled the Kurdish-held town of Afrin in northern Syria, putting hundreds of thousands of civilians under...
Trump speaks to media

AP Video: Trump dumps Tillerson for Pompeo as Sec. of State

Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo in dramatic shakeup By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by tweet on Tuesday and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take his place, abruptly ending...
Ohio School News

Students, bus driver throw punches, fistfight caught on video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several students have been captured on video fighting a school bus driver in Ohio and knocking him to the ground. WBNS-TV reports the fight happened Friday at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center in Columbus just after its 2:30 p.m. dismissal. Police say...
Hillary Clinton in India

Hillary Clinton: US did not ‘deserve’ Trump presidency

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not “deserve” Donald Trump’s presidency and these are “perilous times.” The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke over the weekend at India Today...
NYC Helicopter crash

AP Video: Helicopter crashes in NYC’s East River, 5 passengers dead

NEW YORK (AP) — A private charter helicopter hired for a photo shoot crashed into New York City’s East River on Sunday night and flipped upside down in the water, killing all five passengers aboard, officials said. The pilot freed himself and was rescued by a tugboat,...