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Missing plane ‘black box’ chirps gone by mid-April

Equipment inside two nearly indestructible boxes aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane recorded critical information that would help investigators reconstruct what went wrong. The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have beacons that are sending out...
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Djokovic beats Murray in Sony Open quarterfinals

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Andy Murray, of Great Britain, at the Sony Open Tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Andy Murray, of Great Britain, at the Sony Open Tennis tournament...

Buckeyes Seek Replacement For RB Carlos Hyde

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Now that Carlos Hyde is gone from Ohio State’s backfield along with his 1,521 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns, there’s a gaping hole in the lineup. Ezekiel Elliott, the leading returning rusher at running back with 262 yards on only 30 carries,...

Indians Choose Carrasco For Starting Rotation

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco has earned a spot in the starting rotation for the Cleveland Indians. The Indians said Wednesday that Carrasco will start on April 5 against Minnesota. Cleveland chose Carrasco over Josh Tomlin. Carrasco joins Justin Masterson, Corey Kluber,...

IRS Chief: Producing Documents Could Take Years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Internal Revenue Service told House Republicans on Wednesday that it would take years to provide all the documents they have subpoenaed in their probe of how the agency handled tea party groups’ applications for tax-exempt status. The...

Q&A: How The Health Law Penalty Takes Its Bite

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems...

World Vision reverses decision to hire gays

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing a firestorm of protest, the prominent Christian relief agency World Vision on Wednesday reversed a two-day-old policy change that would have allowed it to hire Christians in same-sex marriages in the US. The aid group sent a letter to supporters...
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Navy: Sailor died at Va. base protecting colleague

FILE – In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world’s largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian...

Findlay man sentenced to 8 years for baseball bat assault

A Findlay man who contended he is “not a monster” despite attacking two others with a baseball bat was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison. Shawn R. Yeater, 25, admitted entering 406 E. Lima St., Apt. A., and striking two men on July 10. The assault...

Visionary or looney? Zuckerberg on spending spree

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s two biggest acquisitions yet are raising some eyebrows. Longtime technology analyst Roger Kay wonders whether Mark Zuckerberg “is nuts” for agreeing to pay $2 billion for virtual reality company Oculus less than five weeks...