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Rauner wins GOP nomination for Illinois governor

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner exits the polling place after voting on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Winnetka, Ill. Rauner faces State Sen. Bill Brady, State Sen. Kirk Dillard and State Treasurer Dan Rutherford in the primary election. (AP Photo/Andrew A....
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Numbers drawn for $400M Mega Millions jackpot

FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2013 file photo a clerk prepares to operate a lottery machine to print out Mega Millions lottery tickets for a customer in Muncie, Ind. The March 18, 2014 estimated $400 million Mega Millions jackpot could potentially be the sixth-largest in lottery...
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Rauner leads Dillard in Illinois governor primary

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner exits the polling place after voting on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Winnetka, Ill. Rauner faces State Sen. Bill Brady, State Sen. Kirk Dillard and State Treasurer Dan Rutherford in the primary election. (AP Photo/Andrew A....

NTSB finds leak in gas main at NYC blast site

FILE – In this Sunday, March 16, 2014, file photo, workers stand beside the recently cleared basements of two buildings leveled by an explosion last week in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York. A gas main leak has been found at the site of the explosion that killed...

Democrats Seek Probe Of Ohio Environmental Agency

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four Democratic lawmakers asked the state watchdog Tuesday to investigate allegations of political pressure at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Their letter to Inspector General Randall Meyer seeks review of pollution-discharge permits for 13 coal...

Japan notches 20th straight trade deficit

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has notched its 20th straight monthly trade deficit in February as soaring energy imports continued to offset the value of exported goods. According to government data released Wednesday, the deficit totaled 800.3 billion yen ($8 billion), up 3.5...
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Charlie Brown, Snoopy back in 3-D ‘Peanuts’ movie

FILE – In this file image originally provided by United Feature Syndicate Inc. VIA ABC TV, Charlie Brown and Linus appear in a scene from “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” a television special based on the “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles M. Schulz...
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Report details out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti comments during a news conference at Los Angeles International Airport, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. According to a report released Tuesday the Los Angeles International Airport was ill prepared for a crisis when a gunman ambushed security officers...

Officials Confirm 5 More Mumps Cases At Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more cases of mumps have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University, raising the total to 28. Columbus Public Health reports all but five of those infected are students. One is a staff member, and another is a student’s relative....

Browns Sign WR Hawkins, Swipe Him From Bengals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent wide receiver Andrew Hawkins has joined the Browns after the Cincinnati Bengals declined to match an offer sheet for him. The Bengals announced their decision Tuesday, eight hours before a five-day deadline to equal Cleveland’s offer to Hawkins...