Jail For Dad Who Overdosed At McDonald’s Play Area

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who overdosed on heroin with his girlfriend at a McDonald’s play area near Cincinnati has been sentenced to six months in jail for child endangering. Thirty-seven-year-old Robert Palmer was sentenced Monday by a Hamilton County municipal judge. He...
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A look at 10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Boston Bruins’ David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Boston Bruins’ David Krejci (46) celebrates...

‘Captain America,’ ‘Rio 2′ top box office

NEW YORK (AP) — In a springtime battle of sequels, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” stayed strong enough to narrowly triumph over the debut of “Rio 2.” According to Monday’s final box office figures, the Disney’s Marvel superhero...

NCAA urges schools to discuss pitfalls of unions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA contends that unionization by college athletes could lead to fewer scholarships and championships as well as a drop in academic support and career counseling. In a set of talking points issued to school leaders late last week, college...
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Padres, Gyorko reach deal adding $35M for 5 years

San Diego Padres’ Jedd Gyorko celebrates with teammates after his solo home run in the first inning of an MLB baseball game against Detroit Tigers Sunday, April 13, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer) San Diego Padres’ Jedd Gyorko celebrates with teammates after...

NCAA urges schools to discuss pitfalls of unions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA contends that unionization by college athletes could lead to fewer scholarships and championships as well as a drop in academic support and career counseling. In a set of talking points issued to school leaders late last week, college...

Focus Shifts To Restoration At Ohio Oil Leak Site

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials are beginning to focus on restoration as crews clean up remnants of thousands of gallons of oil that leaked into a nature preserve near Cincinnati. Traces of oil could be seen on rocks along an intermittent stream in the Oak Glen Nature Preserve as...
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Family, friends remember Kansas shooting victims

Will Corporon, left, and Tony Corporon, right, fight emotions while Mindy Losen, center, talks about her son and father during a news conference at their church in Leawood, Kan., Monday, April 14, 2014. Dr. William Corporon and his 14-year-old grandson were victims of...
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Blast at bus station in Nigerian capital kills 72

Victims of a blast lie on the ground as fire and smoke rise at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, April 14, 2014. A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria’s capital, killing and wounding scores of people in a bombing that...

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Social Security Administration says it is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago. Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin said...