Lew presses Beijing to ease exchange rate controls

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. treasury secretary pressed China on Tuesday to ease politically sensitive exchange rate controls and lower barriers to foreign investment. Beijing in March widened the narrow band in which it allows its yuan to fluctuate against the U.S. dollar....
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Authorities: New Hampshire officer shot to death

In this frame grab from television helicopter video, a police SWAT team, left, is parked on the lawn of a home in Brentwood, N.H., as it explodes in flames, Monday May 12, 2014. Shots were fired just before the fire, which involved a police officer, according to the New Hampshire...
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LeBron scores 49, Heat take 3-1 lead over Nets

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) scores over Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko (47) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball game at the Barclays Center, Monday, May 12, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo) Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) scores...
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EU adds 13 people, 2 firms to Ukraine list

Spain’s Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil, second right, talks with Finland’s Foreign Minister Erkki Sakari Tuomioja, left, French Secretary of State for European Affairs Harlem Desir, second left, and Romania’s Foreign Minister Titus...

Cavaliers Fire Coach Mike Brown _ Again

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert felt he made a big mistake when he fired Mike Brown as his coach in 2010. That didn’t stop him from doing it again. Brown’s second shot with the Cavs ended Monday after one just one season as Gilbert dismissed the only...

Ohio Base: No Harm Reported In Prescription Errors

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say errors in prescription refills dispensed to patients at a southwestern Ohio Air Force base pharmacy posed a very small risk to patients and no patients reportedly took the wrong medications. A statement Monday from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base...

Michael Sam Has 2nd Most Popular Rookie Jersey

NEW YORK (AP) — The 249th pick in the NFL draft has the second most popular jersey of all the players selected last weekend. Michael Sam’s Rams jersey was the No. 2 seller among rookies on NFLShop.com. Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted when St. Louis took...

About 185K Ohioans Enroll Under Expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Roughly 185,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program. Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) administration moved forward last fall with extending Medicaid eligibility to cover thousands more people under...

Man Claims Abuse By Cleveland Police Officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man has sued a former Cleveland police officer whom he says beat him after he asked for his badge number. Jovon Warren, 26, who lives in suburban Euclid, filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Cleveland on May 8 claiming that now retired Patrolman...

Xavier, Cincinnati Hoops Rivalry Returns To Campus

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city’s annual basketball game between Xavier and Cincinnati will return to campuses starting next season, a return to normal after an on-court brawl put the rivalry in jeopardy. The move is part of a 10-year deal between the schools announced on Monday...