The Courier wins seven statewide awards

COLUMBUS – The Courier today won seven statewide awards for journalistic excellence during 2013. The recognition came from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association, made up of Ohio daily newspapers and broadcast stations that are members of the not-for-profit...
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AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2009 file photo, the AT&T logo is on display at a RadioShack store in Gloucester, Mass. AT&T says it is buying DirecTV for $95 per share, or $49 billion, a move that gives the telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and...
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CANNES WATCH: Hilary Swank’s Versace stunner

Actress Hilary Swank poses as she arrives for the screening of The Homesman at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) Actress Hilary Swank poses as she arrives for the screening of The Homesman at the 67th...
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Libyan official condemns renegade general’s attack

In this image made from video provided by the Libyan national army via AP Television, Tripoli joint security forces on vehicles with heavy artillery stand guard on the entrance road to the parliament area after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and...
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Damien Hirst donates pre-historic item for gala

In this undated photo released by Damien Hirst and Science Ltd., British artist Damien Hirst’s latest piece entitled “Gone but Not Forgotten”, which features the gilded skeleton of a woolly mammoth in a steel and glass vitrine, is displayed. Famed British artist...
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Kenny Perry wins Regions Tradition by a stroke

Kenny Perry watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round at the Champions Tour Regions Tradition golf tournament on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Kenny Perry watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round at...
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Renegade Libyan general says parliament suspended

In this image made from video provided by the Libyan national army via AP Television, Tripoli joint security forces on vehicles with heavy artillery stand guard on the entrance road to the parliament area after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and...

AT&T acquires DirecTV in $49B deal

DALLAS (AP) — AT&T says it is buying DirecTV for $95 per share, or $49 billion, a move that gives the telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against Comcast and Time Warner Cable, which agreed to a merger in...
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3 face charges in Turkey mine disaster amid anger

Miners close an entrance to their coal mine in Soma, Turkey, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Eighteen people, including company executives, have been detained as Turkish officials investigate the mining disaster that killed 301 people, a domestic news agency reported Sunday.(AP Photo/Depo...
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Kerry: Diverse Yale class is Sterling’s nightmare

Secretary of State John Kerry delivers the Class Day address at Yale University, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Secretary of State John Kerry delivers the Class Day address at Yale University, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. (AP...