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SC drama shows second-in-command not always wanted

Sen. Yancey McGill, right, talks with outgoing Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell before McGill was sworn in as the state’s new lieutenant governor by state Supreme Court Justice Jean Toal, Wednesday. June 18, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/The State, Tim Dominick) Sen. Yancey...
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Report to detail Sandusky sex abuse investigation

FILE – In this June 22, 2012, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. New details about the scope and pace of Sandusky’s child molestation investigation are expected to be...

Soccer star Hope Solo due in court

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo is scheduled to appear in court Monday in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister’s home in Kirkland, in suburban Seattle. Officers said Solo was intoxicated early Saturday when...
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Mormon woman awaits decision on excommunication

Kate Kelly, center, walks with supporters to the Church Office Building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a vigil Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Salt Lake City. While Kate Kelly’s former church leaders meet in Virginia on Sunday night to decide if...

Brothers face sentencing over marathon fund scam

BOSTON (AP) — Brothers convicted of filing a false $2 million claim to the Boston Marathon victims’ compensation fund using the name of a long-dead aunt face sentencing. Twenty-three-year-old Branden Mattier and 28-year-old Domunique Grice are scheduled to be...

Amtrak halts some morning service in Boston area

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Amtrak has canceled some service to and from Boston after a train struck a vehicle on the tracks. The temporary track closure is affecting service at South Station, Back Bay Station and Route 128 Station on Monday morning. Late Sunday, an Amtrak...
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AP PHOTOS: US fans see ‘cruel’ side of soccer

A US fan arrives for the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) A US fan arrives for the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Portugal at the Arena da...
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SC drama shows second-in-command not always wanted

Sen. Yancey McGill, right, talks with outgoing Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell before McGill was sworn in as the state’s new lieutenant governor by state Supreme Court Justice Jean Toal, Wednesday. June 18, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/The State, Tim Dominick) Sen. Yancey...

Obama encouraging family-friendly work policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies by hosting a daylong summit Monday, even though the U.S. government doesn’t always set the best example. The United States is the only industrialized nation that...

Obama encouraging family-friendly work policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies by hosting a daylong summit Monday, even though the U.S. government doesn’t always set the best example. The United States is the only industrialized nation that...