Hardin Northern positions itself to leave BVC

DOLA — Hardin Northern appears to be poised to make an exit from the Blanchard Valley Conference. The school district’s board of education voted 5-0 to authorize the principal to apply for membership in the Northwest Central Conference. Hardin Northern is a charter member of the...
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VIDEO: St. Wendelin vs. Riverdale

Kamryn Troike led St. Wendelin with 34 points to help the Lady Mohawks beat Riverdale, 59-43, in Division IV Sectional action Wednesday night. St. Wendelin will play Arcadia on Saturday night at Findlay High School in their next tournament game.
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VIDEO: Arcadia vs. Cory-Rawson

Arcadia jumped out to a 24-7 first-quarter lead en route to a 57-29 win in Division IV Sectional action Wednesday night. Arcadia will play St. Wendelin on Saturday night at Findlay High School in their next tournament game.

NBC anchor Williams: Sorry for Arsenio Hall snub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC News anchor Brian Williams made an on-air apology to Arsenio Hall for leaving him out of a photo gallery of late-night hosts. In his newscast Wednesday, Williams responded to the complaint that Hall had lodged the night before on “The Arsenio...

NBC anchor Williams: Sorry for Arsenio Hall snub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC News anchor Brian Williams made an on-air apology to Arsenio Hall for leaving him out of a photo gallery of late-night hosts. In his newscast Wednesday, Williams responded to the complaint that Hall had lodged the night before on “The Arsenio...
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Obama defends US process on Keystone XL

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending the lengthy process the U.S. is using to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Canada has been pushing the U.S. for years to approve the pipeline, which would carry oil from...

Author James Patterson giving $1M to bookstores

NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling author James Patterson is giving away $1 million of his own money to independent bookstores. On Wednesday, Patterson announced the first round of 55 stores to receive over $267,000 in funds. The remaining $750,000 will be given out in stages...

Obama condemns violence in Ukraine and Venezuela

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. strongly condemns violence taking place in Venezuela and Ukraine. Obama is speaking at a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. He says the...

Photos, videos, chats: A look at WhatsApp

PROFILE: -Year founded: 2009. -Company founders: Former Yahoo engineers Jan Koum (the current CEO) and Brian Acton. -Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif. -Number of employees: 55. HOW IT WORKS: -Download the app to phones running Android and iPhones, as well as BlackBerry, Windows...
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Football coach charged in Missouri girl’s death

AP Photo ST. LOUIS (AP) — A middle-school football coach was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the death of a 10-year-old girl in southwest Missouri who was reportedly snatched off a neighborhood street just blocks from her home as several neighbors watched in...