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2 dead in magnitude-8.2 quake in northern Chile

People embrace on the upper floor of an apartment building located a few blocks from the coast where they gathered to avoid a possible tsunami after an earthquake in Iquique, Chile, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile’s northern...

Iraqi man cries out at start of his murder trial

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Two years after the fatal beating of a Muslim woman in her California home sparked fears it was a hate crime, prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that her husband proved to be the killer, lying to police about his troubled marriage and apologizing to...

Marquette Harbor On Waiting List For Ice Breakers

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says ice as thick as 6 feet on Lake Superior will keep its icebreakers from reaching Marquette Harbor for some days. Mark Dobson of the Coast Guard’s office in Sault Ste. Marie tells The Mining Journal ( ) that Marquette is not...
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Jeter’s last season begins with 6-2 loss to Astros

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter looks out to the field before a baseball game against the Houston Astros on opening day Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter looks out to the field before a baseball game against the...
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Strahan to join ‘Good Morning America’ part time

FILE – This Oct. 28, 2013 file photo shows former professional football player Michael Strahan, co-host of “Live with Kelly and Michael,” attending the 23rd Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards in New York. Strahan is expected to soon join the...

Findlay Council OKs downtown grant application, Lye Creek project

Findlay City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow administrators to apply for a grant that would help pay for downtown traffic and safety improvements. It also consented to a controversial Lye Creek project, which will also be paid for with grant money. It will return a...

Serena Williams upset in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Serena Williams was ousted from the Family Circle Cup on Tuesday, shocked 6-4, 6-4 by Jana Cepelova of Slovakia in the second round. “I’m really just dead. I need some weeks off where I don’t think about tennis and kind of...

Fire Affecting Southern Ohio State Park Contained

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters have contained a blaze in the area of a state park in southern Ohio. The fire was reported Tuesday afternoon near Scioto Trail State Park, roughly 50 miles south of Columbus. There was no word on how the blaze began. Franklin Township Fire Chief...

Study’s low marks on youth well-being stir states

A new report on child well-being, measured by state and race, has turned an unflattering spotlight on some places not used to being at the bottom of such lists, including Wisconsin, with a worst-in-the-nation ranking for its black children, and South Dakota, with abysmal results...
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Maryland reaches Final Four, tops Louisville 76-73

Maryland guard Lexie Brown (4) reacts after hitting a 3-point basket against Louisville during the first half of a regional final in the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Maryland guard Lexie...