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Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/John Angelillo,Pool) President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on...

Veterans Service Commission members seek raises

Members of the Hancock County Veterans Service Commission asked for a raise on Thursday. Officers Robert Essigner, Roger Neff, Charles Fisher and Charles Smith attended the Hancock County commissioners’ regular meeting to ask for the raise. The commission officers explained that...
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Despite NHL’s best record, Bruins done for season

Boston Bruins skate off the ice as they head to the locker room after losing 3-1 to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Canadiens advanced to the Eastern Conference finals against the New...

White House welcomes Senate panel’s housing vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House welcomed bipartisan legislation to overhaul the nation’s mortgage financing system that cleared a crucial Senate hurdle on Thursday. The legislation would wind down the giant government-backed lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The...
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Judge strikes all Arkansas bans on gay marriage

FILE – In this May 10, 2014 file photo, Kristin Seaton, center, of Jacksonville, Ark., holds up her marriage license as she leaves the Carroll County Courthouse in Eureka Springs, Ark., with her partner, Jennifer Rambo, left, of Fort Smith, Ark., in Eureka Springs, Ark. The...
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Cards’ DeWitt leads panel for Selig’s successor

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a press conference, Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York. Selig, who has headed baseball since 1992 and plans to retire in January 2015, announced that St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt was...
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UConn coach Ollie says he’s not looking for job

FILE – In this March 28, 2014 file photo, Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie shouts instructions during the first half in a regional semifinal against Iowa State in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in New York. Ollie is listening to job offers, but isn’t...
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Media file lawsuit to challenge execution secrecy

File – In this April 12, 2005 file photo is the death chamber at the Missouri Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Mo. The Associated Press and four other news organizations filed a lawsuit Thursday, May 15, 2014 challenging the secret way in which Missouri obtains the drugs...
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Wave of anti-government protests begins in Brazil

A member of the Homeless Workers Movement carries a Brazilian flag past burning tires during a protest against money spent on the World Cup near Itaquerao stadium which will host the international soccer tournament’s first match in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 15, 2014....

Cards’ DeWitt to lead panel in commissioner search

NEW YORK (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. will lead the committee to find a successor to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf also is on the seven-member panel announced Thursday, which includes Colorado chairman...