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Vaccines Urged Amid Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Health is urging residents to make sure they’re properly vaccinated as an outbreak of mumps continues to grow in central Ohio. The agency says residents who haven’t had two doses of measles-mumps-rubella, known as MMR, are...
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Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...
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Wizards top Celtics 118-92 to clinch playoff berth

Washington Wizards guards John Wall, left, and Bradley Beal celebrate after an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Washington. The Wizards won 118-92, and clinched a playoff berth. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Washington Wizards guards John...

Forecasters Warn Of Bad Weather Thursday

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters say residents of the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee valleys should be on alert for severe weather and be prepared to take shelter if it approaches. The Storm Prediction Center says a severe weather outbreak is possible Thursday afternoon and...
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Official: Fort Hood gunman was assessed for PTSD

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...

Athletics 6, Indians 1

E_Santana (1), Callaspo (1). DP_Oakland 1. LOB_Cleveland 4, Oakland 12. 2B_Kipnis (1), Aviles (1), Lowrie (1), Moss (1). HR_Callaspo (1). SB_Crisp (1). S_Lowrie. SF_Crisp. WP_Kazmir 2. Umpires_Home, Mark Wegner; First, Mike Muchlinski; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Gabe Morales....
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Heat stay atop East, beat Bucks 96-77

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) goes up to shoot against Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) goes up to shoot against...

Kazmir Leads Athletics Past Indians 6-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Kazmir shut out his former team into the eighth inning in his Oakland debut, and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 6-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. Alberto Callaspo hit a two-run homer and Yoenis Cespedes, Jed...
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Officials: 4 dead at Fort Hood, including gunman

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy...

McCaul: Fort Hood shooter identified as Ivan Lopez

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A Texas congressman has identified the suspect in the shooting at Fort Hood as Ivan Lopez. U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said Wednesday’s shooting happened at a medical center at the base....